Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 19th May 2010 17:14 UTC
Apple Remember MacOS 9, or Classic as Apple named it once Mac OS X was released? On PowerPC Macintosh machines, you can install a Classic environment which launches a virtualised instance of MacOS 9 whenever you launch a Classic application. This environment has been dropped from Intel releases of Mac OS X, but thanks to SheepShaver, you can still set it up yourself on Mac OS X, Linux, Windows, and even BeOS if you want to. I decided to try SheepShaver on my Ubuntu machine, and discovered just how easy it really is.
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Why SheepShaver?
by TheGZeus on Wed 19th May 2010 19:24 UTC
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2010-05-19

It seems like you have to jump through alot of hoops here, really.
Why not PearPC and OpenHackWare?
That covers the ROM problem, and apparently doesn't have the weird errors. I think this is how someone got OS X to start booting on an 68k Mac with Debian. They may have been using QEMU, though.
Granted, it would have taken weeks to boot, but it would have happened...

EDIT: Ah, PearPC doesn't run Classic, sorry. It's possible, just not ready.

Edited 2010-05-19 19:32 UTC

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