FW: [mythtv-users] Xbox reading CD-R vs. DVD-R (was:Converting a
TiVO Series 2 to a Myth Box?)
nate.strickland at gmail.com
Mon Nov 29 21:38:15 UTC 2004
Also, try different brands of media. One cd-rw might work where
On Mon, 29 Nov 2004 11:41:05 -0500, David Levine
<curiouskangaroo at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Nov 2004 11:24:06 -0500, Paul Kidwell <tmb at ieee.org> wrote:
> > I have the dashboard setup (nice dragon graphic :) ) and I can FTP into the Xbox
> > with no problem. (did a lot of looking around, but didn't change anything) But
> > I'm still having trouble trying to do the Xebian install.
> > What I have is a rev. 1.4 Xbox (assembly line three from country 06 made in
> > October of 2003) with a Samsung DVD drive. (I used this to identify the DVD
> > http://www.xbox-linux.org/Xbox_DVD_Drive_Identification_HOWTO )
> > I got a hold of a Verbatim DataLifePlus High Speed CD-RW 650MB and used Nero 6.6
> > to burn the .iso to it. (using the "burn image" menu item) I selected "disk at
> > once" which auto selected "finalize the disk" so I think I did everything
> > correctly to create the Xebian boot disk.
> > I've tried inserting the Xebian boot disk (version 1.0.3 and 1.1.0) with the
> > dashboard running and tried powering it up with the disk already in the drive.
> > Nothing I do changes what I get.
> > What happens is I hear the DVD spin up, the screen goes black, then I get two
> > lines of text at the top of my screen. The left most characters and half of the
> > top line are beyond the edge of the screen, but I can see that the top line is a
> > URL to Xbox-Scene. The second line says that "???002 Xbox Linux Team Licensed
> > under ht GPL" and that's it. I'm unsure if this in generated by the dash, or the
> > boot block on the CD-RW.
> > At this point, the Xbox stops responding and nothing I do effects it. I have to
> > power cycle it to get back to the dashboard.
> > Does anybody here have any ideas? Or would I be better served posting this at
> > Xbox-scene or bit.blkbk?
> I seem to recall this (or something very similar to it) being the
> problem I had until I burned the Xebian ISO onto a DVD-R. Once burned
> onto that media it worked fine. Even if it is a Samsung drive (and
> should be able to read a CD-RW), I would still try a DVD-R, to be
> sure. If you don't have a DVD burner, I'm sure someone here (me, for
> instance) would be happy to mail a burned DVD-R with Xebian on it to
> you... although of course physically mailing it would take a bit of
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