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How to install leopard without using vmware

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idk if this would work with anyone but me, because i am using an unknown edited leopard DVD for amd processors...


This will not be a complete instruction on how to install leopard onto your computer, because there are plenty out on this forum that will tell you how to do so, but this will at least allow installers to not have to install and use vmware just to install leopard.



Whichever Leopard DVD your using

a usb stick that will be seen by the leopard DVD

a configured IOATAFamily.kext that is known to be able to see your HD



put the IOATAFamily.kext into the usb stick

a partition that will be used to install


To begin, you start with putting the dvd in and turning off the computer, and then you put in the usb stick. start your computer and go thru the booting of the DVD until u get to where u can access the terminal up in the toolbar. open the terminal and do the following


cd /Volumes/(whatever your usb stick name is)/IOATAFamily.kext/Contents/PlugIns
kextload AppleIntelPIIXATA.kext
kextload AppleVIAATA.kext


After all of this close out of terminal and open into disk utility and you should be able to see ur HD. After that you can do whatever you want with the HD...


It is not advisable to remove the usb stick at all during all of this, it could result at the very most the current HD that you have mounted to be erased.

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