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Making the patchstick easier to update

To make it easier to update, how about creating a small base partition (with the scripts, launchd, kexts, boot.efi and kernel), and have a second partition with any additional software to copy over to the aTV's internal disk.

  • great idea, whoever suggested this :) I'll get on it right away! - Mactijn 11:53, 9 April 2007 (CEST)
  • is this what you meant ? :) - Mactijn 15:39, 9 April 2007 (CEST)
  • Exactly what I was thinking :) That makes things far easier. I won't be able to play any more until next week though :( Good work! - dobedobedoh 16:19, 9 April 2007 (CEST)

Boot Progress Indicator

OK, the instructions have changed since I did this last weekend, but when I was running through this using my first-gen iPod Shuffle, there was no clear indicator when the process had finished and it was safe to reboot. My Apple TV showed the grey Apple logo and then the spinner progress indicator, but it never went away. I had left it for 15 minutes before I had assumed it failed or just wasn't showing something on my end. Luckily, it worked, but I had no confirmation. So, either I did something wrong or this needs to be fixed so others don't get confused.

Thanks, worked great but needed a larger root partition on the stick

Thanks, i followed the procedure and it worked great. The only deviation: required a larger root partition to copy over all the extensions. I suppose your could be choose about what partitions your copy over, but i was too impatient, and just copied over everything. When copying over sshd/perian it output some errors, but they did not matter. cheers,