How to install a DVD on Mac OS X?

The restore seemed to finish correctly but the install would abort when looking for the disk drive to install to. I was able to create the USB by downloading the ISO to windows first and then using Etcher to create the install USB. Etcher gives a warning that the USB will not contain a bootable partition but creates the USB anyway.

How to install Mac OS X on an old Mac?

To create a bootable media to install Mac OS X leopard on my old macbook A1181. I used imageusb and installed. I was very happy to find this 10.5.4 version which worked perfectly. Many thanks to all. Burned to USB drive using Etcher, and followed guides online to boot from USB.

Can you install OS X on a Mac that is not bootable?

Etcher gives a warning that the USB will not contain a bootable partition but creates the USB anyway. In my case, I had a working mac, I just needed to reinstall the OS. This allowed me to insert the USB into the working mac and select the option to install the OS. I do not know if this would work for a mac that’s not bootable.

How can I install an old version of OS X?

If you succeed in downloading the OS installation, your next step is to create a bootable USB or DVD and then reinstall the OS on your computer. If you once had purchased an old version of Mac OS X from the App Store, open it and go to the Purchased tab. There you’ll find all the installers you can download.

How to install Mac OS X on Windows?

Downloaded the iso image and proceeded to make a Mac OS X bootable USB on windows. To create a bootable media to install Mac OS X leopard on my old macbook A1181. I used imageusb and installed. I was very happy to find this 10.5.4 version which worked perfectly.

Is there a bootable DVD in OS X 10.8?

-Credits and thanks to the old and new people in the community who developed patches, kexts and bootloaders!