Prepare a Hard Drive

From AwkwardTV
Revision as of 17:12, 23 August 2007 by MnkBen (talk | contribs)
Jump to: navigation, search

il buono il brutto il e cattivo schiav nuda serena gf4 hrvatski esame di maturita tracce 2004 configurazioni cellulari world life jonh cena wwe cx 6330 kodak mobili giardino erre karaoke cremonini hale, edward everett hp dat 12 24 auto usata km0 benni satisfaction residence a parigi enterite tiziano crudeli m 370 swallow majestic autoradio usb modem isdn mac beheading footage of nick berg novo redondo video tiro mancino amore impossibile grossa minchia mp3 gratis da scaricare louvre remix pag pricipal super smash bros. melee lucasarts aggiorna xbox live ddr sdram - 333 mhz - pc2700 z 517 sistemi del gioco del lotto simone bigazzi the sims ps2 videogiochi fabio cannavaro foto giochi x donne laurence harvey galleria borghese aroma il chirurgo opera annuncio lavoro bologna jesucristo foorum seca2 te ti amo ti amo delta goodrem free mp3 philips pet rush www tempoitalia it www modelli inps it valentina uomini e donne cartolina augurio compleanno si estoy facil more than world vesa sharp power metal mp3 gratis di russo giulio dilara mpeg cicolina james tissot deh 4700 acer - travelmate 630 borgia luana pc hp compaq dx2000 ana paula arosio hard disk autoradio la matriarca lg rz-42py10x samsonite zaino break-up troppo vento www banca di roma it roberta giarrusso foto nuda ibanez ts9 rex r 70 a angel crema corpo donkie kong delonghi forno elettrico netmed bitch games natalie kriz olivetti jp 192 apartment rentals oleo alexandra streap poker home coppia scambista fine della vita in oncologia convertire wma www cane corso it pummaro www oficina g3 com br hora tom tom 500 go acer easy mp3 ombre chiare racconti erotici incesto col padre lettori ogg compaq presario chat mexico sicilia province e comuni enzo tassone dal dentista video americano decapitato in iraq garmin forerunner 201 gps mi nonno mi nonnino nicole k bando delle iniziative culturali toxi ati xgi terratec t2 usb 2 0 dvb-t lg registratore dvd con hard disk tupac changes p4 3 ghz gioco demo avventura putas tv human tribe body music vetrate artistiche calabria fasianidi ghunter residence villasimius summer jam music accessori palmari qtek s100 walter chiari gudmundsson, kristmann vendita quadri gobi centrale agriturismo mugello agritur macerata walt disney leggi e ascolta fuck you all mp3 dscv3 sony cd gemini lettori cd da tavolo sambata duminica memory album 3 trivellazioni cappe a filtro immagini feticisti stampante epson epl-6200 laser a4 sony mdr v 300 viaggi aerei hadar (astronomia) temrjuk dj kane palma di montechiaro arca costruzioni srl rovigni croazia disinfestazioni greece eurosong 2004 ditte moda aperto il sito di impossible creatures jorje atomik kitten tre americani a parigi stin ho ucciso arcopal designers mature men fuking thomson dvd recorder acer cr6530 www dolce gabbana inverno ver video decapitacion la kinky beat britney gratis teac a-r600 lavoro moda diccionario www escortgirl pl bracciali anello hp - m307 www jumping giochi gorizia divani radio tracking karina huff televisore al plasma 30 ram memoria 168 pin assicurazione castelfranco veneto abiti di sposa gelait gazzettino padova sabato sera, domenica mattina regalo cellulari motorola constituciones install institut jbl e-150p hott celebrita itinerari sull india in inglese rio forge santa lucia belpasso carmen di palma bwana devil arredamento giardino legno calvignasco un milione di iscritti a xbox live cartina geografica dell adige registratore vocale t-logic kvr333x64c25 128 www porn soldi con internet la sarta www chicas calatas == Overview==

These instructions will guide you through the preparation of a new hard disk to replace the factory disk in the Apple TV. When complete, the newly prepared disk will be identical to a factory disk but with a larger Media partition. Please refer to other articles for other hacks.

Remark: There are several methods to add a new (larger) hard disk around. Some users found the method described here (doing a factory restore in the end) the only one of the command line based methods to work with large drives (larger than approx. 80 GB). You find out that you have a problem with other methods at the moment when formatting a partition takes longer than minutes ;-)

The Apple TV factory disk consists of four partitions:

  1. EFI
  2. Recovery
  3. OSBoot
  4. Media

There is a little bit of voodoo involved in recreating them on the new disk, because of strange behavior of diskutil. The OSBoot and Media partitions must be created and formatted before the EFI and Recovery partitions are on the disk. Otherwise, diskutil gets confused and does some strange things to the partition table. This method should take less than 10 minutes to complete, because only the EFI and Recovery partition are duplicated from the factory disk. The OSBBoot partition and Media get initialized by the Apple TV Factory Restore procedure.

The #Simple Alternative Method below is indeed simpler, but can take several hours to complete.

Requirements

The instructions have only been tested on an Intel-based Macintosh under Mac OS X. They could work on a PowerPC-based machine, with OS X 10.4.6 or higher where "gpt," the GUID Partition Table tools can be found. Other BSD-like operating systems might also be used, but the ingredients will have to be suitably modified. This article assumes that you have successfully removed the factory disk from the Apple TV and that you have the necessary hardware, e.g. a 2.5" ATA to USB or FireWire adapter, for connecting the disk to your Intel-based Macintosh.

We will assume that when the disk is connected to your computer, it is associated with device node: /dev/disk2. Remeber to replace /dev/disk2 with the appropariate device node!

While executing the gpt commands below, OS X may try to mount the volumes on the disk. You can safely click "Ignore" if Finder complains to you about an uninitialized disk. If it is able to mount the volume, make sure to eject it before continuing, otherwise gpt will not be able to access the disk.

Compatible Drives

The orginal Apple TV drive is a [http://www.fel.fujitsu.com/home/v3__product.asp?pid=531