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comment How can I create a wireless hotspot on OS X like Internet sharing but without an actual internet connection?
Create network does not start a DHCP server which is required so that the devices get an IP. You could always reconfigure everything by hand, but I doubt that the OP has the skills for that.
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comment How can I create a wireless hotspot on OS X like Internet sharing but without an actual internet connection?
This is not true in Mountain Lion. I am quite certain that previously I could share the network connection as you explained - picking ethernet and sharing it via WiFi. That worked even without any cable connected to the Ethernet port. It seems that Mountain Lion actually checks for network connectivity (active link on ethernet port) and disables the hotspot as soon as the connectivity drops. I checked this on two different macbooks and I would be more than happy to hear for trick to get around this limitation. Create network does not achieve the same goal as it doesn't come with DHCP.