Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 15th Jun 2008 20:47 UTC, submitted by eMalware
Mac OS X We all know about PsyStar, the company that sells an unofficial Macintosh clone running Mac OS X Leopard. While the device runs Leopard fine, it has its shortcomings in that operating system updates have to go through PsyStar testing first, becuase they might break your installation. While this problem isn't addressed with this product, EFiX aims to simplify installing Mac OS X Leopard on your non-Apple machine.
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I've seen his work.
by jbettcher on Sun 15th Jun 2008 23:50 UTC
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2008-06-15

This netkas is one of the lead hackers on the OSx86 project forums. I don't doubt he could have come up with a invention like this since all the DVD's that you can download to run a "Hackintosh" just hack the bootloader and setup a fake EFI environment to get your video cards and the kernel too work. Putting this hacked boot environment on a USB memory stick instead of on the bootloader of a DVD is not rocket science.

I used to play around with the OSx86 project, but I own a 20" and 24" iMac (girlfriends and mine). So it was never anything more than a hobby thing to do but it's not a stable production environment to run since it is buggy on non supported hardware with 3rd party drivers.

and to clarify since I know I'll get flamed by fan boys of the project, I had all hardware working on a PC but it still had bugs that I've never seen on the Apple hardware, that and you can't run system updates.

Edited 2008-06-15 23:55 UTC

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