[mythtv-users] xbox linux distros
riznob at gmail.com
Mon Oct 17 13:25:13 EDT 2005
On 10/17/05, A JM <vbtalent at gmail.com> wrote:
> That's a great help! Your above steps were how I thought I read the
> install but was hoping someone had already given it shot.
> I'd stumbled across 404 a couple months ago but was unable to get my XBOX
> to boot from a CD so I was unable to do the install. A loopback install will
> get me going again though, I like the ability to play my old games and run
> Did you get your install to work? or are you still having problems with
> the loopback?
> I thought I read a post on 404 that it might have been a Kernel issue
> with the loopback issue?
> On 10/17/05, kanetse at gmail.com <kane.tse at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 10/16/05, A JM <vbtalent at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Thanks for the feedback. I saw a post on the download site's forum
> > > that someone else was having a problem also? Hopefully they'll take a look
> > > at it and be able to fix it.
> > > Do you mind if I ask how you were installing it? Where you copied it
> > > to, etc?
> > >
> > I know I posted an issue with the loopback FS to the not404.com<http://not404.com/>forums, so that post might have been me. Basically, the way it is supposed
> > to be done is as follows:
> > 1. Download the FC4Looback.tar.bz <http://fc4looback.tar.bz/> file to a
> > PC (preferrably a Linux machine).
> > 2. Un-tar the file to get a set of files (About 5-6 files, totaling a
> > little over 2 GB in size)
> > 3. FTP those 5 files to your XBox, into the E:\debian directory; since
> > that directory is hard-coded into the Cromwell BIOS.
> > 4. Using your EvoX dashboard, or other application to run the
> > E:\debian\default.xbe
> > 5. Choose "Run XFedora4".
> > There was a reply that I remove any old directories named E:\debian,
> > instead of just renaming them. That was valid in my case, since I had an
> > existing installation of Xebian 1.0.3 that I had simply renamed to
> > E:\debian.old. I haven't tried the suggested solution yet.
> > HTH
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> I have created a torrent to distribute my entire xebian installation with
mythtv frontend installed. The torrent file is located here...
This is a zip file of my e:\debian directory. I am seeding this currently.
riznob at gmail.com
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