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Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-27-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,822
Posted By SpawnHappyJake
Virgeist, I love Dilbert. Good job! As far as...

Virgeist, I love Dilbert. Good job! As far as getting MacKeeper off, it sounds like Mac's version of Norton. In situations like that, you're often better off nuking your Mac OS X partition and...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 06-27-2011, 03:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,376
Posted By SpawnHappyJake
Yeah, tried the build of grub.efi that Clonzilla...

Yeah, tried the build of grub.efi that Clonzilla comes with the other day...nope. Still get to a GRUB2 commandline. Disappointing.

Cheers,
SpawnHappyJake
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-27-2011, 02:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,822
Posted By SpawnHappyJake
Good Job Robduckyworth!

That's right. WINE actually is an acronym that stands for Wine Is Not An Emulator. I've been active in the WINE-users forum this summer.

You have an operating system, the kernel, which is ran...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 06-23-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,538
Posted By SpawnHappyJake
Arrow Base Knowledge of How to Make Someting Bootable

As far as how to make something bootable (even on a Mac), some base knowledge might be helpful: Bootable Thumb Drive on Mac - Pastebin.com (http://pastebin.com/D8YdUEbc).
...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 06-23-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,538
Posted By SpawnHappyJake
A Hybrid Approach

I figured this deserves a separate post from my last one.

Another option is a hybrid between having a dual boot and a virtual machine. If you have Linux on a separate hard drive from Mac OS X, you...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 06-23-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,538
Posted By SpawnHappyJake
I understand that a virtual machine is easy and...

I understand that a virtual machine is easy and is good practice for installing Linux, but when you really want to use Linux, you should move on to a real dual boot.
Does anyone else here feel like...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-23-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,369
Posted By SpawnHappyJake
It's really not that hard. All you have to do is...

It's really not that hard. All you have to do is copy all the files (even the hidden ones) from the DVD onto a partition formatted as HFS+, or some other filesystem that can do symlinks (symbolic...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 06-23-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,229
Posted By SpawnHappyJake
Let me explain

You always need a bootloader to load an operating system. There are bootloaders for BIOS and bootloaders for EFI. They are looked for differently. Mac uses EFI, though it does have a BIOS...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 06-23-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,376
Posted By SpawnHappyJake
Post A Little Differently, My Friend

To prevent you from thinking to yourself "get to the point, SpawnHappy," as you read my response, I'll let you know now that the trick is to have a bootloader tailored for EFI in a FILE, yes,...
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