[darwinbuild-dev] Building Darwin 9 on a PowerBook G4 for a i386 PC
Dr. Rolf Jansen
rj at surtec.com
Thu Sep 11 13:53:26 PDT 2008
Many thanks for the pointer, this really seems to be what I was
looking for since the last few days.
Am 11.09.2008 um 17:08 schrieb William Siegrist:
> You both should look into PureDarwin.
> On Sep 11, 2008, at 12:45 PM, Stuart Crook wrote:
>> Hi, Rolf. I'm trying to do something similar and as far as I can see
>> there isn't any particular "right" list to subscribe to. I'm also
>> beginning to wonder whether it's actually possible to get a complete
>> Darwin (separate from OS X) system ... but anyway.
>> Firstly, there are still images of Darwin 8.0.1 for x86 (equivalent
>> the underpinnings of 10.4) available here: http://gulus.usherbrooke.ca/pub/distro/gnu-darwin/
>> (yes, it's over three years old). You might like to give that a try:
>> it boots and installs without any extra work, and proves that at
>> it can be done.
>> If you want to continue trying to build 9.4 for yourself, you can do
>> worse than read this: http://tgwbd.org/darwin/ which explains some of
>> the issues and how the Author's already solved some of them. You'll
>> also need a working boot loader, the source code for which you can
>> from the same site.
>> As I see it, there are two main issues: firstly, Darwin is an entire
>> operating system, which means there's quite a lot of components to
>> build, which is a pain since no-one's producing pre-build CDs any
>> more. Secondly, what source is available has issues. But I guess the
>> more people who take an interest, the quicker these should get
>> and fixed.
>> I hope some of this is of a little help.
>> Stuart Crook
>> On 11 Sep 2008, at 20:24, Dr. Rolf Jansen wrote:
>>> I continued building projects for i386PC and I tried to deploy
>>> them to
>>> the PC, and up to now to no avail. I am clueless how this can be
>>> because I failed to build a bootable CD. I assume, that this is the
>>> wrong list for asking questions on Darwin 9 deployment on regular
>>> PC's, therefore, I will join the Darwin-x86 list and perhaps ask
>>> sometimes some questions there.
>>> Best regards
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>>> darwinbuild-dev at lists.macosforge.org
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