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    Question bootable USB - how do i make one without a Mac?

    hi

    i'm gearing up to follow this tutorial to get SL running on a generic PC

    How to Build a Hackintosh with Snow Leopard, Start to Finish - Hackintosh - Lifehacker

    i need to prep my USB stick, but i don't have ready access to any Macs !

    what are the changes to this process i need to follow with Linux, does anyone know ?

    or is it impossible and i need to go make new friends with Macs

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    you need a mac to restore the installer image to the usb stick hfs partition.
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    OK, so in your view it's impossible to make a bootable USB stick with an image of SnoLeo on it without access to a Mac (OSX) to start with

    Correct ?

    And after all if it were possible, you'd be the guys who would know

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    IHMO - yes, need a mac because you need to run diskutilty to restore the snow leopard dvd to it.
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    Perhaps you can try to copy the dvd to the stick with the dd command in linux (as root), something like:

    # dd if=/dev/dvd of=/dev/sdb bs=1M

    where /dev/dvd is your dvd drive and /dev/sdb is your stick (check dmesg when inserting the stick for the device name).

    Never tried this though...


 

 

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