Beginners Guide for 2.x

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Beginners Guide for Take 2

For the Beginner

One very annoyed wife and 6 hours later, safe to report that we're nowhere near having ATV take 2.0 sorted into a Beginners Guide. I have SSH working, but AFP / USB storage is a no no. Can't really work out why at this stage.

--Simplicity 00:36, 21 February 2008 (CET)

For those of us trying to compile this page

I am currently gathering up everything being posted in the forums into a simple procedure to allow the following:-

1) Start with Stock ATV with standard update 2.0 firmware

2) Patchstick 2.0 to allow SSH

3) Enable AFP

4) Enable external USB storage

5) Install plugins

Things I am waiting for

Sapphire plugin for ATV2.

AFP now appears to be up and running. Just need Sapphire now. Alpha ATV Files not quite god enough. ;-)

Useful Links

If anyone would like to offer useful forum / wiki links or quotes, please do so below.

Install Perian

Take 2 Full Update Thread

ATVFiles for ATV2 thread

The whole big ATV2 release discussion thread

Good Stuff on AFP in the above thread

Making at 2.0 Patchstick Forum Thread

How to make a SSH patchstick for Take2 Wiki Page

AFP alternative for windows. For me does Winscp the drag / drop job:

That pesky master.passwd error when using the Patchstick - how do you mount Patchstick root again?

Error at Patchstick creation like cp: cannot overwrite directory /Volumes/Patchstick-root/ ......

Run this in the Terminal:-

    sudo rm -R /Volumes/Patchstick-root