Talk:AppleTV Take 2

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Apple TV has new firmware, a new interface and a raft of new features! We need to know where we can download the image of this firmware, so we can start taking it apart!

--Simplicity 20:11, 15 January 2008 (CET)

I just downloaded and installed it, it looks like whatever the AppleTV itself checks updates against hasn't been updated with Take2 so I just reinstalled 1.1.

Edit: oh. Apple's site. "Coming Soon." My patchstick has long been formatted... and apparently they don't work under Leopard quite right. Damn.

ProfessaFresh 23:25, 15 January 2008 (CET)

If you did archive install (where it saves your previous system) when you installed leopard, with some tweaks to the createPatchstick script to copy the files from /Previous System.localized/<datestamp>, it can be made to work. But I still had some problems getting ssh to work (my archived previous system was 10.4.11). I ended up modifying the launchd script on the patchstick to mount the recovery partition, overwrite the recovery image with a 1.0 OS.dmg (my @tv came with 1.1), then factory restore'd and then finally ran the patchstick again against 1.0...

Has anyone thought of the possibility that AppleTV Take 2 is based on Leopard rather that Tiger, if it is it would probably mean anything not included that was kept on the system from 1.0 would probably not work

PartyMarty 07:39, 21 January 2008 (CET)

This is something we've been hoping to see since the last update... Given the features of the new Take 2 interface, it looks like its Leopard-based. This is very likely as it would concentrate their codebase for OS X-based products. Also—in the past, the update has overwritten the OSBoot partition with the new version. I don't see this changing with the Take 2 update.

Maraklov 23:59, 21 January 2008 (CET)

I could see  throwing in some hot CoreAnimation action like they did on the iPhone and now have in Leopard. Let's hope. ProfessaFresh 02:28, 22 January 2008 (CET)