Just a little question

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by Majroa, Jun 16, 2010.

  1. Majroa
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    Majroa GBAtemp Regular

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    Hi all,

    Can't we port OS X to the Wii? It uses the same processor....

    Also, I don't know shit about computers...
     
  2. calthephenom

    calthephenom GBAtemp Regular

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    no source = no port
    however, a Virtual Machine to run earlier Mac OS (Not OS X) Versions, could perhaps be possible
     
  3. daxtsu

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    Sheepshaver[a PowerPC Mac emulator, runs up to Mac OS 9.0.2] might run pretty decently on the Wii, but limited RAM wouldn't let you do a whole lot.
     
  4. calthephenom

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    not too mention the CPU is crap.
    like i said, Earlier Mac OS Versions could run pretty decent. although porting an emu would take a lotttt of time and work.
     
  5. Fudge

    Fudge Remember that death is not the end, but only a tra

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    This sounds neat. It would be cool to have Mac OS running on the Wii.
     
  6. calthephenom

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    i wish i could do it, i just feel like i could get the ball rolling and then get half way done, and give up.
    i'll start porting an emulator if others would help.
     
  7. SifJar

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    Uh, no offence, but...you? Port an emulator?

    You couldn't even write yourself an MP3 player IIRC. Your "Wiindows" project is terribly coded (apparently. Haven't looked at the source, and I'm no programmer myself, but bushing said it was really bad). What makes you think you will be able to successfully get Mac OS running on the Wii? I'm not trying to discourage you, I'm just trying to be realistic. There are others who are far more likely to be able to make it happen. Sorry if I caused offence.
     
  8. calthephenom

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    porting using SDL isn't really that hard
     
  9. SifJar

    SifJar Not a pirate

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    Then I wish you well and hope you succeed.