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#1  May 25, 2012 - 11:28pm
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  • download latest Seas0npass (0.8.5.6546)
  • jailbreak ATV2 with 5.0.1
  • download latest aTV Flash Black (1.5.1)
  • install aTV Flash Black on ATV2
  • install XBMC through Maintenance

 

When I try to run XBMC from the main menu it goes to the submenu where you once again select XBMC, which is normal, however it immediately takes me back to the main menu ... XBMC will not load!

I have tried reinstalling XBMC numerous times with aTV Flash Black, NitoTV and manually through SSH but nothing works. Has anyone had this same trouble? Could anyone suggest what could be the problem and/or how to fix it?

 

  May 25, 2012 - 11:36pm
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Could be that XBMC 11 was released earlier than ios 5.0.1

 

This works great for me today with 5.0.1

 

jailbreak with seasonpass.app

ssh root@appletv.local

apt-get update

mkdir -p /Applications/AppleTV.app/Appliances

apt-get install org.xbmc.xbmc-atv2

mkdir -p /Applications/XBMC.frappliance

wget http://dl.dropbox.com/u/14341410/org.xbmc.xbmc...

dpkg -i org.xbmc.xbmc-atv2_11.0-3_iphoneos-arm.deb

rm org.xbmc.xbmc-atv2_11.0-3_iphoneos-arm.deb

  May 26, 2012 - 12:40am
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I have tried again using this same technique you suggested a couple of times now, but when running the first command "apt-get update" if goes fast until about 77% then really slow and eventually fails somewhere between 77% and 99% with error messages like "unexpected end of file" ... it seems that is might be having trouble connecting to cydia.zodttd.com properly, or more likely the server is overloaded.

  May 26, 2012 - 12:42am
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servers seems overloaded as everyone is updating now... give it some time... 

  May 26, 2012 - 5:11am
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Done jailbreak last night on ATV2 it has worked but only tethered and I cant get XBMC, Media Centre or Last FM to work. None of them will install. Can anyone help. As far as I am aware the season pass I downloaded and aTV flash black are the latest versions. Can anyone help

  May 26, 2012 - 5:34am
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The note above is correct, cydia.zodttd is really, really overloaded so serving files at bytes/second before choking and dying. Persistence will get through or wait until the demand dies down. Took me several hours to get a clean copy.

 

  May 26, 2012 - 7:20am (Reply to #6)
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I tried at 2:30 AM (EST) for about 2 hours and always fails. Also Media Player fails. Is Media Player downloading from Cydia? Maybe there is more to it. 

  May 26, 2012 - 5:39pm
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It doesn't matter what time of day or night you try because it's always peak time somewhere in the world. I just kept trying every half hour and eventually got it working on the 7th attempt.

Everything installed fine and works ok but for some reason the entire ATV2 seems slower and laggy now, not sure if it's just the new firmware version or something else so I will try my another ATV2 soon and see if that is the same.

  May 27, 2012 - 3:43am
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Done 2 jailbreaks, both work with xbmc only I've got problems with installing NitoTV. Any help?

  May 27, 2012 - 11:02am (Reply to #9)
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  janschrik wrote:

Done 2 jailbreaks, both work with xbmc only I've got problems with installing NitoTV. Any help?

 

What's NitoTV?

Mid 2009 15" MacBook Pro 10.7.3
16GB WiFi iPad 2 iOS6
32GB iPhone 5 iOS6
2 x ATV2 iOS5.1
Sony Bravia KDL40NX723B LED HD 1080p 3D TV, 40 inch with Built-in Wi-Fi and Freeview HD

  May 27, 2012 - 6:16pm (Reply to #10)
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  Happy wrote:

 

What's NitoTV?

 

Hmmm

Mid 2009 15" MacBook Pro 10.7.3
16GB WiFi iPad 2 iOS6
32GB iPhone 5 iOS6
2 x ATV2 iOS5.1
Sony Bravia KDL40NX723B LED HD 1080p 3D TV, 40 inch with Built-in Wi-Fi and Freeview HD

  May 27, 2012 - 11:04pm (Reply to #11)
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  Kakimoto33 wrote:

It doesn't matter what time of day or night you try because it's always peak time somewhere in the world. I just kept trying every half hour and eventually got it working on the 7th attempt.

Everything installed fine and works ok but for some reason the entire ATV2 seems slower and laggy now, not sure if it's just the new firmware version or something else so I will try my another ATV2 soon and see if that is the same.

 

im still having the same problem on 3 ATV2's

 

wget http://dl.dropbox.com/u/14341410/org.xbmc.xbmc-atv2_11.0-3_iphoneos-arm.deb

this link is down for me.

 

Resolving dl.dropbox.com... 107.20.207.68, 23.21.195.111, 23.21.205.0, ...

Connecting to dl.dropbox.com|107.20.207.68|:80... connected.

HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 404 NOT FOUND

2012-05-27 23:02:46 ERROR 404: NOT FOUND.

  May 27, 2012 - 11:14pm (Reply to #12)
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  May 27, 2012 - 11:23pm (Reply to #13)
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  Kakimoto33 wrote:

try swapping that command for this one instead:

wget http://mirrors.xbmc.org/apt/atv2/deb/org.xbmc.xbmc-atv2_11.0-3_iphoneos-arm.deb

 

Thanks man i was searching for a mirror just as you posted this! 

 

  May 28, 2012 - 2:12am (Reply to #14)
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  Happy wrote:

  What's NitoTV?

R U Happy?

  May 28, 2012 - 10:06am (Reply to #15)
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  janschrik wrote:

R U Happy?

 

Just now, yes. But I'm still wondering what NitoTV is?

Mid 2009 15" MacBook Pro 10.7.3
16GB WiFi iPad 2 iOS6
32GB iPhone 5 iOS6
2 x ATV2 iOS5.1
Sony Bravia KDL40NX723B LED HD 1080p 3D TV, 40 inch with Built-in Wi-Fi and Freeview HD

  May 28, 2012 - 10:33am (Reply to #16)
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  Happy wrote:

 

Just now, yes. But I'm still wondering what NitoTV is?

Google is your friend: http://wiki.awkwardtv.org/wiki/NitoTV

  May 28, 2012 - 1:16pm (Reply to #17)
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Google is your friend: http://wiki.awkwardtv.org/wiki/NitoTV

 

Thanks, I want to install XMBC and NitoTV. Is there a specific order in which they should be installed. Having never done this before I'm really not sure.

Mid 2009 15" MacBook Pro 10.7.3
16GB WiFi iPad 2 iOS6
32GB iPhone 5 iOS6
2 x ATV2 iOS5.1
Sony Bravia KDL40NX723B LED HD 1080p 3D TV, 40 inch with Built-in Wi-Fi and Freeview HD

  May 28, 2012 - 1:24pm
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NitoTV can install XBMC.