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Demo environment: macOS 11 Big Sur host running on Apple silicon, Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger guest.

Setup & Install

Create a new virtual machine in UTM with settings along these lines:

Install Mac OS X. Shut down and change drive order in VM settings, moving 20GB IDE to top of list. Reboot and set Startup Disk in System Preferences.

The result is surprisingly performant. But we can speed things up a bit more:

Optimize

File & Screen Sharing

AFP

VNC

SSH

Notes

Sources

Related


created: 2021.11.22, updated: 2022.06.11