The primary benefit to make use of the Mac OS X on a Vmware is to check the OS without editing the partition and benefit from the OS X options with out switching from side to side to the default Running machine. This information will express step-by-step on ton set up a Mac OS X on a PC. For this tutorial, we wil use iATkos three V2(10.6.three). The drawback stands out as the laptop would require a specific amount of efficiency to ensure that the Running gadget to run correctly.
- vmware Computing device
- Mac OS X snow Leopard (or iAtkos S3 V2 ISO)
- 10GB Minimal free space.
- Dual-core processor
- 1 GB RAM Windows XP
- 2GB RAM – Windows Vista / 7
- Devoted Graphic cards
How to configure the Vmware
As soon as the Vmware laptop is put in, open it and click on on the primary tab “Home” then choose “New VirtualMachine“.
- Make a selection Customized (Advanced) choice and
Click Next for the following screen.
Select the installer disc image button and click Browse to point to the Atkos S3 V2 ISO
On the guest operating system screen, select Linux and any version (use 64-bit if support).
Name and Choose the location of your virtual Machine.( 10 GB Minimum Free space).
Select the amount of RAM (I would recommend 512 minimum).
Select “Use Bridge Network“.
Select ” LSI Logic (Recommended)”.
Select “Create a new virtual disk“.
Select “IDE” (not the recommended SCSI)
Specicy the size of the virtual machine hard drive (10GB minimum).
Optional: By choosing Allocate disk space now, the machine will increase the speed but consume more space.
Select the location where you want to store the virtual machine.
Remove the floppry by Unchecking the “Connect at power on button”
Now click “Finish”
Once the Atkos S3 V2 ISO is loaded, a bootloader should be seen on the screen.
Press F8 to enter the start up options
then type -v busratio=10, then press Enter
Click on Ultilities and open the Disk Utility
Once opened, click the Vmware virtual drive tab on the left, go to partition, Name the partition without space – go to volume scheme, select 1partition,. Make sure the format is “Mac OS Extended Journaled” then apply.
Accept the terms and the contract
clcick on the partition created then the “customize” button:
- In Bootloader – Check only Chameleon RC5
- In Patches – Modified Kernels – goopz 10.3.0
- In Drivers
1. Main Hardware – SATA / IDE
2. PS /2 – Apple PS / 2
Click Done and Install
Clcik on Edit virtual machine settings
- Clear Connect at power on
- Delete the virtual DVD drive by clicking on the remove button.
Once the DVD drive is disconnected, start the virtual machine to finalize the Mac OS X snow Leopard setup and testing.
- At start up , press F8 the type -v busratio=10
In case of a Ethernet problems :
• Quit VMWARE
• Go into the folder where you stored your virtualization
• Find the file. “Vmx” and open it with notepad
• add the line ethernet0.virtualDev = “e1000” at end of file
• start your virtualization
• At the start of osx, a message should say that a connection was found =)!