A couple of days ago, the PepperCrew had his monthly meeting. There was a little discussion about the new vSphere 5 release from VMWare. In the release notes there is mentioned that it will support OSX installations. I’m not convinced that that would work. There is a big community in the world who wants to install OSX in a sandboxed environment or even native on not Apple hardware. (Hackintosh or OSx86 etc etc). So, lets try some different scenario’s.
Apple supports only virtualized OSX Server installations on Apple hardware. Normal OSX installations aren’t supported or possible.
First Test: Install OSX Snow Leopard (10.6) in VMWare Fusion (On an iMac)
This is not allowed. The installer stops with the following error:
Second Test: Install OSX Snow Leopard Server (10.6) in VMWare Fusion (On an iMac)