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kdetech

Booting Snow Leopard Retail in 3 easy steps!

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(The post underneath is an orriginal brainstorm that needed additional changes i.e Chameleon i've released y completed project here)  

 

 

How to boot a Snow Leopard retail DVD.

 

 

 

What you need

 

 

1. Snow Leopard untouched retail DVD

 

2. Boot 132 loader made for LEOPARD (http://www.mediafire.com/?uwd9dtttjfk)

 

3. Fake smc kext for snow leopard(http://rapidshare.de/files/48166173/fakesmc.kext.zip.html)

 

 

The steps

 

Step 1

 

Include the fake smc kext in the initrd.img situated in the boot 132 image.

 

Step 2

 

 

#1 - Burn .iso on a CD;

#2 - Boot this CD;

#3 - When Darwin prompt appear, eject CD and put Mac OS X Snow Leopard Retail DVD;

#4 - After install, boot using CD boot again and install .kext needed...and usual files.

 

Step 3

 

Install Snow Leopard and enjoy.

 

 

 

 

Thanks for the posts regarding using boot 132 for leopard, to help ake this guide a reality.

 

 

 

 

This will only work on a vanilla capable PC, so no AMD. 

 

 

 

 

 

 Alternatively you can add dsmos.kext for snow leopard instead on fakesmc

 

http://rapidshare.de/files/48111002/dsmos.kext_2.zip.html

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How to boot a Snow Leopard retail DVD.

 

What you need

 

1. Snow Leopard untouched retail DVD

 

2. Boot 132 loader made for LEOPARD (http://www.mediafire.com/?uwd9dtttjfk)

 

3. Fake smc kext for snow leopard(http://rapidshare.de/files/48166173/fakesmc.kext.zip.html)

 

 

The steps

 

Step 1

 

Include the fake smc kext in the initrd.img situated in the boot 132 image.

 

Step 2

 

 

#1 - Burn .iso on a CD;

#2 - Boot this CD;

#3 - When Darwin prompt appear, eject CD and put Mac OS X Snow Leopard Retail DVD;

#4 - After install, boot using CD boot again and install .kext needed...and usual files.

 

Step 3

 

Install Snow Leopard and enjoy.

 

 

 

 

Thanks for the posts regarding using boot 132 for leopard, to help ake this guide a reality.

 

 

 

 

This will only work on a vanilla capable PC, so no AMD. 

 

 

 

 

 

 Alternatively you can add dsmos.kext for snow leopard instead on fakesmc

 

http://rapidshare.de/files/48111002/dsmos.kext_2.zip.html

when u say "Include the fake smc kext in the initrd.img situated in the boot 132 image." how do i go about doing this, pls can u give some detail

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How to boot a Snow Leopard retail DVD.

 

What you need

 

1. Snow Leopard untouched retail DVD

 

2. Boot 132 loader made for LEOPARD (http://www.mediafire.com/?uwd9dtttjfk)

 

3. Fake smc kext for snow leopard(http://rapidshare.de/files/48166173/fakesmc.kext.zip.html)

 

 

The steps

 

Step 1

 

Include the fake smc kext in the initrd.img situated in the boot 132 image.

 

Step 2

 

 

#1 - Burn .iso on a CD;

#2 - Boot this CD;

#3 - When Darwin prompt appear, eject CD and put Mac OS X Snow Leopard Retail DVD;

#4 - After install, boot using CD boot again and install .kext needed...and usual files.

 

Step 3

 

Install Snow Leopard and enjoy.

 

 

 

 

Thanks for the posts regarding using boot 132 for leopard, to help ake this guide a reality.

 

 

 

 

This will only work on a vanilla capable PC, so no AMD. 

 

 

 

Yes, please explain on how to include the fakesmc file?

 

 Alternatively you can add dsmos.kext for snow leopard instead on fakesmc

 

http://rapidshare.de/files/48111002/dsmos.kext_2.zip.html

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when u say "Include the fake smc kext in the initrd.img situated in the boot 132 image." how do i go about doing this, pls can u give some detail

The iso contains an initrd.img mount it and copy contents.

 

Great a new .img file and then injected it into the iso with winiso (in windows)

 

 

 

 

Alternatively you can use a method like explained in this thread for leopard.

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why dont you just include fakesmc in the initrd.img and put it on rapid share rather than getting everyone to add it themselves... ive always had trouble when adding kexts as i get an image checksum error or something like that when i try to boot the cd.

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If it can be done like wat sbeehre said i wud greatly appreciate that cause i have bin trying to get my copy of SL Bootable and am down to my last DL Dvd for today. even messed up Win 7 and Win Xp Installation trying to get on SL. lol

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If it can be done like wat sbeehre said i wud greatly appreciate that cause i have bin trying to get my copy of SL Bootable and am down to my last DL Dvd for today. even messed up Win 7 and Win Xp Installation trying to get on SL. lol

Sorry lost the completed work have to start from scratch. Tell me if you know any tool to create .img be it Windows OS X or linux!

 

 

 

 

 

Asked someone else to pack .img last time though it was my idea.

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Isn't Snow Leopard supposed to boot only using chameleon RC1 and PC_EFI 10.1 ??? You say that using a normal boot-132 and fakesmc.kext it should boot like good old Leopard?

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Am unable to boot the Boot123 made by nonne9. Burned it using disk utility. When i try to boot from it, the computer just skips over it.

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Am unable to get Boot123 made by nonne9 to boot. Burned it using disk utility. When i try to boot from it, the computer just skips over it.

 

because you have to start from scratch every time you make a boot-132 disc for some strange reason. otherwise it gets skipped over.

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Am unable to boot the Boot123 made by nonne9. Burned it using disk utility. When i try to boot from it, the computer just skips over it.

 

Yup gimme some mins!

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