[NTLK] Easy Connection to Hackintosh

Dan dan at dbdigitalweb.com
Tue May 9 11:15:49 EDT 2017


In my case I also have space limitations and having *another* large
machine sitting around here is not a option.  :)  If I could get one
with reliable dual boot (or emulation) then I would give it a try.

With regard to the serial port, there are boards you can plug into any
modern motherboard that should work fine.  Sure the motherboards don't
have them by default, but with an expansion board, the end result is the
same.  This also applies to old "printer" ports that some equipment
requires, boards are available for those as well.  Even old scsi devices
are usable with an addon board.

-Dan

On 5/9/2017 8:30 AM, Noah Leon wrote:
> To answer Dan, yes it’s way more trouble creating a Hackintosh than it is worth, in my opinion, in the end for the same price I could have got a used Mac Pro pre-2013 and spent less time figuring out bugs and making it work, but it was a good learning experience. 
> 
> To answer Jon, the motherboard for the T3600 is from 2012 or so, so I guess at that time some people still needed serial ports on a professional motherboard like this for plugging in old scientific equipment and whatnot, but you could get a USB adapter.
> 
> Warm regards,
> noah
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