Streamlined macOS QEMU KVM Hackintosh configuration using OpenCore and libvirt (by johncolby)


Basic macOS-KVM repo stats
5 days ago

johncolby/macOS-KVM is an open source project licensed under MIT License which is an OSI approved license.

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Posts where macOS-KVM has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-01-31.
  • Mini-ITX build questions
    I went with a different case, AMD mini-ITX motherboard, and KVM VM rather than bare metal hackintosh, but if you want to check out my setup it is here:
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    i boot using opencore 0.6.5 with the config.plist from
  • Flawless Big Sur 11.1 upgrade of OC KVM/QEMU Ryzen build
    Here's the repo if you want to see more details:
    I'm in the same situation as you...not doing much on the host, and only running one VM at a time. I just pin all of my CPU cores: