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Here is my method for installing Leopard Beta alongside Tiger on the same physical internal drive.
(this method works on intel based macs only)

1. Partition your hard drive with Bootcamp. (non-destructive partitioning)
[I gave about 30GB to Leopard and left the rest of my 250GB drive to Tiger.]

2. Reboot your system with the Tiger installation disk in your drive holding down the "c" key.
Use the Tiger installation disk to run "Disk Utility" instead of Leopard Beta Disk (more reliable utility)

3. After booting from DVD in Disk Utility select your newly created partition in the left colum
then goto the Erase Tab. Make sure Mac OS X Extended (Journaled) is selected for the new Partition format
and click the erase button in the lower left.
(Doing this erases the Windows formated Partition and creates a Mac OS formatted partition in it's place.)

4. Now reboot your Mac with the Lepoard WWDC disk in and run a full installation on your newly created
partition.

This dual boot method has worked flawless for me.

If anyone has question feel free to PM me.

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That's exactly what I was going to do. I'll let you know how it works.

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4. Go into System Preferences to select my Startup Disk when needed.


Or hold down the Option key on boot to show available OS's

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will the apps found in the dvd work on a hackintosh? like dashcode for example?

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That's exactly what I was going to do. I'll let you know how it works.


well... you got in running.

what installation method did you use?

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I have had the image for a couple days now but I cannot get it to install! I get the boot icon that is a circle with a line through it (looks like the no-smoking symbol if that helps).

I booted from a DVD and I tried to boot off a external HDD that I had restored the Leopard image too and nothing is working...

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It appears that you need to set the partition scheme as GUID!!! IMPORTANT FOR INTEL PEOPLE!!!!!

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is anyone on a G4? Can someone post how they installed on that?

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Burn it to a dual layer dvd...and boot from the dvd...

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will the apps found in the dvd work on a hackintosh? like dashcode for example?


Dashcode works if you change the installer requirements from 10.5 to 10.4. Its not really stable, either. I didn't run it on Tiger. So it may just be the Application, or it has problems when running on not-Leopard.


You could also copy the XCode tools to some other folder, and burn the DVD. Then install them once OS X is installed. There's not a need for them on the DVD - you can't install them during boot installation.

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If i boot my powerbook into firewire target mode can i install leopard from my hackintosh onto my powerbook (i.e. its not going to install the intel version on my PPC machine)?

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Mingistech, I used your method to install Leopard and it worked just fine. After installing boot camp I just chose not to install Windows and rebooted to the Leopard install dvd. I then went to disk utillity and formated the second partition and installed leopard. I am actually posting this message to you now using leopard on my 20" Core Duo iMac. I have had some time to play around with the new features and they work great. While a lot of these new features are cool I am going to restore my mac back to one partition running Tiger and wait until the spring for the official release. I can't wait to see what some of the "Secret" features are.

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thanks for the install help, well see how it goes once i get leo :D so clcose so close

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Anyone tried to do a dual boot or upgrade on a hackintosh?

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You could also copy the XCode tools to some other folder, and burn the DVD. Then install them once OS X is installed. There's not a need for them on the DVD - you can't install them during boot installation.

Hi :(
How can I edit the dmg-File so that the xCode-Folder is left out but the dmg-File is still bootable? (I want to burn it on a normal DVD, just leaving the xCode-Folder out)

Thank you :P

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Anyone tried to do a dual boot or upgrade on a hackintosh?



im gonna give it a go as i have nothing better to do.... although i highly doubt it will work


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is anyone on a G4? Can someone post how they installed on that?


i'm running an ibook g4, haven't finished the download yet, everything just stopped all of a sudden. i'm planning on that whole non-destructive partitioning using ipartition or something, just make an 8 gig partition and mount the image and install to the 8 gigs of space....If not i'll probably use my 40 gig iPod.

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How can I edit the dmg-File so that the xCode-Folder is left out but the dmg-File is still bootable? (I want to burn it on a normal DVD, just leaving the xCode-Folder out)

I have the same question, who can help us?

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Next I plan on installing Lepoard on a 600Mhz G3 iBook.

Anyone running this baby on a G3 yet?

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hi guys
i have finished the downloading of leopard dvd.
i want to install it on my ibook g4's hd using my ipod 60gb 5g.
i erased the whole thing and then restored the dmg onto the ipod, successful.
however when i try to install, i opent he installer from finder, restart, and then i end up booting into tiger. my ipod still shows up as a ipod icon and if i press c to boot with it it just boots into 10.4 i cant set it as the startup disk.





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