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My own software EFi-X with Boot-132 bootloader

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Can someone help me to make my own software EFi-X with Boot-132 bootloader ?

I wanna make a sofware version of the EFi-X because I need to have multiple PCs running Leopard at the same time and I can't buy an EFi-X chip for each PC where Leopard is running.

Thanks.
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by:gheist
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What are you trying to accomplish?

http://images.apple.com/legal/sla/docs/macosx105.pdf
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by:marietto2008
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I'm trying to make the software version of the EFI-X chip. I don't think that is against the Apple Eula,because I don't want to make an installation of Leopard,but only of the EFI firmware.
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by:gheist
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Then just hire some 20 programmer years and program EFI firmware from specification....

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by:marietto2008
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check here :

http://j3ss31963.wordpress.com/2008/10/30/why-efi-x-build-your-own-software-efi-x-with-boot-132-bootloader/

I don't think that it is so hard. I'm looking for someone to help me to understand how to accomplish the project explained in the site I gave you.
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by:gheist
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Kind of no FreeBSD question along the way....
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by:marietto2008
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It is based on BSD. FreeBSD is a BSD system. Anyway,can you help me ?
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by:gheist
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FreeBSD boots from either BIOS or EFI, or even PXE.
Your question is about PC hardware modding, not operating systems.
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by:gheist
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Question is about violating licence of MacOS X, far from its FreeBSD components.
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by:marietto2008
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No,I'm not interested about any kind of hardware modding and I don't want to install Leopard on a PC,I want only to install the EFI bios on a cdrom or on a usb stick. As EFI-X is not violating Apple EULA,I will do the same,without to make hardware modding,but only some kind of software manipulation.


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Leopard's licence tells PC you need is made by Apple. Thats all.
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ok. thanks for your help.
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