Hackintosh

Erik Beugelaar beugelaar at solidit.nl
Tue Aug 1 16:17:41 EDT 2017


I agree with Skip, no hardware issues. There are many clean pre-built versions of Mac OS X (Yosemite+) available on the net to use with VMWare or Virtual Box.

Regards,
Erik


On 01/08/17 22:13, "use-livecode on behalf of Skip Kimpel via use-livecode" <use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com on behalf of use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

    By the way, I would go the route of a VM version of a hackitosh, not a
    hardware, build from scratch concept.
    
    SKIP
    
    On Tue, Aug 1, 2017 at 4:03 PM, Erik Beugelaar via use-livecode <
    use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
    
    > Hi Dan,
    >
    > I have built 6 years ago a Hackintosh computer based on a (nowadays) old
    > Foxconn H55 MS motherboard with and (nowadays) old Intel i7 processor.
    > Working on this desktop machine (12 GB RM, 512 GB SSD) is even now still a
    > pleasure beside the fact that I own a real MacBook Pro i7 which I use when
    > I am on the road. The machine is booting Windows 10 Pro, Mac OS X El
    > Captain and Ubuntu flawless (although configuration the Clover Bootloader
    > took me a little more time than expected).
    >
    > The good thing is that nowadays Mac OS X is free available. The only thing
    > I would advise you when you start to build a Hackintosh is to go buy a
    > motherboard from GigaByte (UEFI Bios) which is nowadays much closest to the
    > specs of an iMac etc. For Wifi/Bluetooth compatibility buy an PCIe
    > Broadcomm card (native Apple support).
    > For video stay to NVDIA (http://www.macbreaker.com/
    > 2012/06/hackintosh-graphics-cards.html).
    > Use Clover Bootloader for installation bootloader.
    > A lot of information you can find on TonyMac which is one of the first
    > pioneers: https://www.tonymacx86.com/
    > I have passed in the beginning all the failures and successes… so if you
    > encounter any problems just contact me if you need help.
    >
    > Most important: Yes, LiveCode (all versions) have worked on this machine
    > without any problems.
    >
    > Goodluck,
    > Erik
    >
    >
    >
    > On 01/08/17 21:36, "use-livecode on behalf of Dan Friedman via
    > use-livecode" <use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com on behalf of
    > use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
    >
    >     Greetings!
    >
    >     Has anyone built their own Hackintosh computer?  If so, have you had
    > any trouble working with XCode, iTunes Connect, Apple Developer tools,
    > getting apps approved, etc.   I would like to build one (I’m not in love
    > with Apple’s pre-built choices), but don’t want any hassles down the road.
    > I wouldn’t put it past Apple to disallow an app if it wasn’t
    > developed/built on an Apple Certified Mac.
    >
    >     -Dan
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