Posts Tagged ‘EFI-X’

[MacOS] Chameleon On USB: Mounting USB Stick Correctly

Inserting USB sticks to your Mac OS X based system makes Mac OS X mount the stick without assigning certain permissions like owners, or groups. I. How things get mounted on Mac OS The mount command on the terminal returns most likely some lines, like that: testuser$ mount /dev/disk0s2 on / (hfs, local, journaled) devfs […]

[MacOS] Update 10.6.2 to Break Intel Atom CPU Support

According to Stellarolla’s blog the upcoming Snow Leopard update 10.6.2 and the Leopard update 10.5.9 will most likely break Intel Atom support. Thus rendering hackintosh installations on netbooks inoperable. Although Apple does not provide products shipping with Intel Atom CPUs, the Mac OS kernel did support those. Now with the growing amount of hackintoshs it […]

[MacOS] Is EFI-X illegally using 3rd Party Program Code?

About a year ago a company called ASEM released a device called EFI-X. This device has been claimed to be capable of booting several Microsoft Windows versions and Mac OS X Leopard. Legal concerns From the beginning there were question regarding the legal status of the device. But ASEM claimed the device is legal, although […]

[MacOS] EPOS I. – EFI Post Install for White-Box PCs

We were working quite some time on this. Now here is EPOS I. – the “EFI Post Install” Script for white-box PCs that are almost hardware compatible with Apple’s devices “EPOS I.” is an “EFI Post Install” Script What does it do? EPOS helps installing retail DVD’s of Apple’s Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard on […]

[MacOS] Save your Data after EFI-X Crash

I. Abstract Imagine the following situation. You are very keen on this EFI-X device that’s now on sale. So you order a testing device. Some days later the device arrives from Taiwan. Your EFI-X compliant system already kept waiting with a blank SATA 250GB on a Gigabyte EP35-DS3. After having plugged the EFI-X module to […]

[MacOS] EFI-X USB Devices on Sale

Update May 5,  2009: EPOS I. does pretty much the same like EFI-X, but is free of charge for endusers. Find EPOS I. here. We today finally received an EFI-X V1 device for review purposes. As our device arrived from Taiwan, there is obviously a swiss dealer who really got some devices for sale, yet. […]

[MacOS] EFI-X to Ship Press Review Samples on Friday

We just got an e-mail sent by the PR division of EFI-X, saying they will ship press review sample devices on friday this week. Stay tuned guys. Dreams are finally coming true to the PC scene… » Find more information on EFI-X.com

[MacOS] Rumors about EFI-X Prices and Shipping date

The EFI-X thing turns into quite a never ending story (see our recent reports here and here). So although june, 23rd – originally announced EFI-X release date – has passed by without any astonishing news on the EFI-X website, there have been some rumors in forums. Forums tell EFI-X will be priced at 80€ (~125USD). […]

[MacOS] EFI-X.com releases compatibility list

Update jan 01, 2009: EFI software solution called EPOS available for free… Update june 26, 2008: read latest news about EFI-X here… We yet reported the rumors about an EFI emulator being put into a USB boot device (read here). The project is called EFI-X.com and the guys behind announced to open their shop tomorrow. […]

[MacOS] Boot native MacOS X with EFI-X USB Dongle

Update 26.06.2008: Read latest news about EFI-X here… Update 22.06.2008: Read latest news about EFI-X here… The newest on the market is announced to be released on 23. June. It is called EFI-X and seems to be quite a revolution. Technically it is a small USB dongle that contains a bootloader. That bootloader allows booting […]