Monthly Archives: August 2014

Turn a hardware specific MacMini Os X Server 10.6 install media to a non-specific hardware Install media to create a VM

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Install Os X Server 10.6 VM with an original Mac Mini Server install DVD on a (10.8.5) MacPro and Parallels 7 My 10.6 Server Install DVD was shipped with my MacMini4,1 Server. So it fails to install a VM with Parallels

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Renew the Code Signing Certificate on Os X Server 10.8.x

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Server app warns me I have to renew the code signing certificate soon. It tells me everyday. It will do so until I do renew it…but nothing happens when I clic in the Server GUI…. Ok according to this Apple

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Install ESXi 5.5 on MacPro3,1 with dead onboard Ethernet and a Marvel 88E8053 PCI card.

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So this is the follow up of this post : http://oemden.com/?p=1222 My MacPro3,1 is a recovered MacPro that had been thunderstruck – yeah you read well and the motherboard NIC chips have died ( the Graphic Card has died too but not

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Install ESXi 5.1 on MacPro3,1

Post and logs are rising on cool new stuff like using baremetal 2012 Minis to run ESXi, virtualise OsX and most of all be able to Netboot the VMs ! here, here for instance. Damned this is cool. I may then

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SFOTT | Successful reported installs with Tiamo’s boot.efi and SFOTT script.

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Successful reported installs with Tiamo’s boot.efi (and SFOTT script). PLEASE NOTE : Getting it to be installed is ONE thing. Having a usable system is another thing. For some machines it may be not worth it, to loose wifi, audio

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DELL PowerEdge2950 | Update BIOS, PERC5, firmware…

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I’ve managed to get an old PowerEdge2950. But It runs under a DEBIAN6. and want to play a bit with it. First I realise that the firmware has never ever been updated, nor the RAID PERC5 firmware/Drivers, well nothing at all.

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