I had the problem when loading my Hack Mac that the wi-fi card always grabbed onto en0 and my built in ethernet always defaulted to en1. This cause all kinds of problems with using Apple's internet based services like the App Store, Facetime, and iCloud. These services require your built in ethernet port to be en0. To make the swap I had to go in and delete the following 2 files.
Let me start off by stating that this is NOT a how-to for installing a Apple's OS X on an ASUS X99-Pro motherboard. A how-to is way beyond the scope of what this blog post is capable of. I am writing this as a informational log of the tasty morsels I have collected over the past few weeks. With that being said... LET'S GO!
The motherboard in question is ASUS's X99-Pro. This fine slab of PCB provides a 2011-v3 CPU socket complimented by Intel's X99 chipset. My particular board is paired with an Intel i7 5820K processor. Other compatible CPUs differ in clock speed, number of cores and the amount of cache. I chose the "low end" 2011-v3 chip due to budget and personal computational need.
The ASUS X99-Pro motherboard has a number of features which I found really nifty and at the time seemed desirable. Of them we have onboard WiFi a/b/g/n/ac & Bluetooth v4.0, 8 DDR4 quad channel RAM slots, a nice sounding Realtek ALC1150 audio codec and a plethora of USB 3.0 po…
Using Linux there isn't a lot of choices for fancy Android emulators. AFAIK the only real contenders are Genymotion and the SDK Android Simulator. Personally I've never achieved great performance out of the Simulator so that leaves Genymotion. And that's where I'll start.
Genymotion is an Android emulator which uses VirtualBox s it's core. It seems to be mainly aimed at developers with a pay to use model. However they do offer a free for personal use build. This is the version I will be using for this post.
One of the main issues with Genymotion is it's emulation is based on x86 CPU only, meaning there is no ARM CPU compatibility out of the box. This also means most apps in the Play Store will not work. And speaking of the Play Store is the next issue, the suite of Google apps are not installed by default. This means no Play Store. But don't fret, you can add both ARM binary translation and all your favorite Google apps to a Genymotion Android virtual devic…