“Mac OS X 10.4.8 will now run on any generic x86-based PC. Well, almost. Kernel coder Semthex has posted what he claims is an entirely legal release of the Mac operating system’s foundation layer. The only snag: you can’t boot into the familiar GUI,” Tony Smith reports for The Register.
Smith reports, “In any case, the code will boot up into single-user mode, which has a certain interest for Unix and command-line geeks, but isn’t going to get Mac fans rushing off to buy cheap Dells instead of Apple machines.”
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