Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 5th Oct 2009 21:45 UTC, submitted by JayDee
Hardware, Embedded Systems Just when you thought you saw it all. So, we all know about Psystar, the two lawsuits between them and Apple, and all the other stuff that's been regurgitated about ten million times on OSNews alone. Well, that little company has taken its business to the next level - by announcing an OEM licensing program.
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jabbotts
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2007-09-06

That seems to be the point.

Psystar sells a license for the proprietary boot loader and provides a list of hardware known to work with osX.

You buy the boot loader license and if your hardware is on the list of known good hardware then you get to say "Psystar Certified".

Psystar buys osX and installs it on hardware which apple will not stamp as "Apple certified". You can go right on ahead and buy Psystar's software and your own osX to install on hardware which Apple will not stamp "Apple certified" and Psystar may not stamp "Psystar certified" on. No problem.. No gander complaining about being held to the same standards demanded fo the goose.

(of course, you could get anything from an EFI dongle to the FOSS boot loader without Psystar's help)

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