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==What we Know==
 
==What we Know==
  
*Software update for old Apple TV will be available in 2 weeks - probably at 2007-01-29 (keynote video at 00:47:30)
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*Software Update for Apple TV has been released on Feb. 12th 2008.
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*Apple TV can now behave like an Airport Express and appear in the iTunes speaker list.  (awesome!)
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*Patchstick works (you have to copy the ssh-keygen / scp files to your patchstick and insert them in the installer.d/ssh batch to copy them to usr/bin) (Thx @ EricII)
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*Recovery Parition remains at whatever it was orginally (no downgrade back to 1.0 problems)
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*It will nuke any custom modifications (AFP/SSH/Plugins)
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*Still uses .frappliances that don't have obvious file-system changes, although could be very different under the hood
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*OS Version is still 10.4.7
  
 
==What we Don't Know==
 
==What we Don't Know==
* Will probably nuke any custom modifications (AFP/SSH/Plugins)
 
* Not known if it overwrites your recovery partition
 
 
* Looks like a new framework (based on what the UI looks like), probably without headers this time
 
* Looks like a new framework (based on what the UI looks like), probably without headers this time
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* Possibly will introduce code signing (http://developer.apple.com/releasenotes/Security/RN-CodeSigning/index.html)
  
 
==Ideas come Release==
 
==Ideas come Release==
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* determine if a Safe 2.0 Update can be performed
 
* determine if a Safe 2.0 Update can be performed
 
* Test current frappliances on 2.0 (both clean 2.0 install and Safe 2.0 Update)
 
* Test current frappliances on 2.0 (both clean 2.0 install and Safe 2.0 Update)
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* Building a Patchstick from 2.0 Update (or combined with 1.1 Update) without the need of Intel-Mac files
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==Revisions==
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* [[AppleTV OS 2.0]]
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* [[AppleTV OS 2.0.1]]
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* [[AppleTV OS 2.0.2]]
  
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Latest revision as of 05:32, 26 April 2008

For an introduction of the new features, have a look at the Macworld 2008 keynote:

The part about Apple TV 2 starts at 00:29:00.

The Apple TV product page has been updated to show the new menus (user interface):

What we Know

  • Software Update for Apple TV has been released on Feb. 12th 2008.
  • Apple TV can now behave like an Airport Express and appear in the iTunes speaker list. (awesome!)
  • Patchstick works (you have to copy the ssh-keygen / scp files to your patchstick and insert them in the installer.d/ssh batch to copy them to usr/bin) (Thx @ EricII)
  • Recovery Parition remains at whatever it was orginally (no downgrade back to 1.0 problems)
  • It will nuke any custom modifications (AFP/SSH/Plugins)
  • Still uses .frappliances that don't have obvious file-system changes, although could be very different under the hood
  • OS Version is still 10.4.7

What we Don't Know

Ideas come Release

  • diff the update to a clean 1.1 install
  • diff the update to a Safe 1.1 Update
  • determine if a Safe 2.0 Update can be performed
  • Test current frappliances on 2.0 (both clean 2.0 install and Safe 2.0 Update)
  • Building a Patchstick from 2.0 Update (or combined with 1.1 Update) without the need of Intel-Mac files

Revisions