[clug] SheevaPlug alternatives?

Robert Edwards bob at cs.anu.edu.au
Wed Mar 9 18:09:58 MST 2011

On 06/03/11 09:01, Stephen Gibson wrote:
> I should have followed up on my ATV2 experience (below). The lastest
> jailbreak, greenpois0n RC6, boots ATV2 untethered. I think that
> Seas0nPass also now boots untethered). It is great!
> GP installs PLEX, Nitro, and XBMC. There are apps for VNC (no need
> to plug ATV2 into a TV) and python (although, no numpy). I haven't found
> a native gcc. I believe that it is possible to compile code for iOS if
> you don't mind installing 10G of Apple iOS development evnvironment.
> However, I do look forward to a time when Linux boot natively.
> At the moment, it's all good. I plan to use ATV2 as a front end for
> a TV tuner back end. I haven't nutted out the details of this yet.
> ATV2 is a great toy and will likely be a useful system.
> Thanks, for bringing it to my attention, Bob.
> Steve.

I notice that Apple have just released ATV v4.2. I wonder if the
existing jailbreaks will still work? Same applies to the iPhone.
Apparently there are significant security issues in the common
underlying iOS for ATV v4.1


Bob Edwards.

>> <Stephen.Gibson at anu.edu.au>  wrote:
>>> Apple TV 2G is a neat little device. Unfortunately, my attempted
>>> jail break met with "Apple TV could not be restored. This device isn't
>>> eligible for the requested build".
>>> Apparently, Apple/iTunes will no longer sign off on the 4.0 firmware, and
>>> the new firmware 4.1 (iOS 4.2.1) does not yet have a jail break. Hopefully,
>>> in the near future.

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