Question about Apple Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger for Mac
Application not launching
Yeah! I got that a lot! If you use virtual desktops sometimes it launches or is already launched, but on some other desktop that's not in focus.
It turns out things just don't seem to be launching from the graphical interface; however, if you go into utilities and can get 'console' to launch you can see an error console that drops hints of why things aren't going smoothly.
Usually some resource limit (which you can change to fix things) is being exceeded...virtual memory in use, for example. Sometimes you just don't have the kind of CPU or videocard or Dock setup the program requires.
You should be sure check out the Missing Manual by David Pogue, and run an antivirus scan sometime, too. Salud!
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You will likely need to select one  Virtual Processor as well. Selecting 2 Virtual Processors will likely cause installation and/or bootup to fail.
If you are using a non-legal copy you'll want to use Host-only networking initially to prevent Mac OS X from registering itself during installation. If this is a legal copy, use NAT. Click Next.Set the Disk size to anything greater than 6GB. You don't have to but I recommend that you allocate the disk space now so that disk performance is increased. When done, click Next. You may also split files into 2GB pieces if on FAT partition.Click Finish. . . .Step 4 - ?????Step 5 - Profit!Step 6 - Setting up your Virtual MachineOpen up your new virtual machine configuration.Under Devices:Double click Memory and set the amount of RAM you'd like to use. The minimum is 128MB but the recommended minimum is 256MB. Make sure you don't use too much of your total RAM as swapping may occur and could lead to big problems! I use 512MB (out of 1GB System) and I have set my Memory Preferences [Edit>Preferences>Memory] to Fit all virtual machine memory into reserved host RAM.Double click the CD-ROM drive and select the letter of the Virtual Drive with the mounted ISO that you created with Alcohol 120%. If you are using Daemon Tools you may not see your drive listed. See the next step for further details.Now EXIT VMware. Here comes the boring part =PStep 7 - Editing your VMware ConfigLocate where you've stored your Virtual Machine files in Windows Explorer.Mine is ..\My Documents\My Virtual Machines\MacOSX\Open up your Virtual Machine Configuration File (.vmx extension) in Notepad.Add the following line to the end of the file.paevm=true
(note: If your CPU does not support PAE, you can't run OSx86 under VMWare on your CPU; OSx86 needs a PAE compatible CPU to work. Intel Pentium M <1.5GHz do not have PAE, so don't try it on those CPUs)
If you are using Daemon tools you may need to help VMware find the drive. If that is the case then modify the lines in the configuration file referring to the CD-ROM drive similar to this (note replace X: with the drive you have configured in Daemon Tools):ide1:0.present = TRUEide1:0.fileName = X:ide1:0.deviceType = cdrom-rawSave the Config file, close Notepad, and continue to Step 7.
Note: on 10.4.8 8.8.1 kernel and networking: This is a good time to remove existing ethernet0virtualDev (if any) and add:
Note: sometimes scsi0.present = TRUE won't work, so set it to False:
scsi0.present = FALSE
Note: if you change any settings in the VMware interface after editing the .vmx file, it will overwrite your changes. You will need to go back and change the settings again! It is best to make these edits while VMware is not running.
Here comes the fun part =DStep 8 - Installing Mac OS XStart your Mac OS X Virtual Machine.When the Mac OS X boot prompt appears, click the logo then hit F8 to add boot options.Type in -v and hit enter. This puts you into Verbose mode which will let you know if something is going wrong.It may take a while depending on your hardware to load the installation. Be patient.
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Step 9 - Setting up your Hard DriveFollowing along in the installation, you'll reach a point where it's time to select your Hard Drive, but nothing is listed.Open Utilities -> Disk Utility on your disk
Note Re 10.4.8: Disk Utility has been reported not to work (it makes an efi partition). Use a prior version to partition your disk, or partition it with another OS, then use 10.4.8 disk utility to erase (by reformatting) this partition. Otherwise it won't boot. Note: no need for using a previous version just apply PPF2 to fix the disk utility http://forum.insanelymac.com/index.php?showtopic=38125
Select the VMware drive on the left. Click partition on the right.Change the Volume Scheme to 1 partition and choose a name. The format should stay Mac OS Extended (Journaled) and the partition should use all space available.Click partition, then partition again. After it is finished (progress in bottom right), you can close the Disk Utility.Your drive now shows up in setup. Proceed, proceed.Step 10 - Using a Custom InstallationIf you have a patched installation you should select a custom installation to see if there are patches listed there that you'll need to include (such as selecting the appropriate patch set for your CPU, see Comment 2). Another place to check is opening up a Terminal window and looking around the installation disc..
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