10cf746e54 Brian Deuel has Leopard running on an upgraded Dual Processor 500 MHz Mystic. Existing 32-bit applications using those libraries and frameworks should continue to run without the need for emulation or translation. Leopard offers the Objective-C 2.0 runtime, which includes new features such as garbage collection. Harvey is running Leopard on his Digital Audio G4 upgraded with a 1.42 GHz Sonnet G4 and a ATI Radeon 9800 Pro 256 MB Mac Edition video card, which is fully supported for Core Image. "DTrace on Mac OS X at WWDC". One of the earliest unsupported installations was reported on Engadget.
The bad news is that the Leopard installer refuses to let you install it on any Mac slower than 867 MHz. ^ Apple Inc. Leopard is only compiled for AltiVec-enabled PowerPC processors (G4 and G5) though, as well as Intel, so both of these methods will only work on Macs with G4 or later CPUs. One reader has also reported success modifying the Open Firmware to report a CPU speed higher than 866 MHz. You will either be modifying the code by choosing a minimum CPU speed below 867 MHz (300 MHz is a safe bet, as the slowest G4 systems ran at 350 MHz) or by making it only work on Macs slower than 867 MHz. Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard A version of the Mac OS X operating system Screenshot of Mac OS X Leopard. It does backup. Retrieved April 12, 2007. If youre using an Intel-based Mac, youll want to create at least two partitions: one for the GUID partition that the Intel Macs like to boot from and an HFS+ partition that youll clone the installation to.