[mythtv-users] OT: Best modchip for xbox to be used for mythtv?

Dave dbadia at gmail.com
Wed Dec 22 21:29:25 UTC 2004

On Wed, 22 Dec 2004 13:48:30 -0500, David Levine
<curiouskangaroo at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Dec 2004 13:08:20 -0500, William <wmunson at rochester.rr.com> wrote:
> > I just got a xbox and I would like to convert this to mythtv use. Its a very
> > new bios, 1.6 or newer so the mechinstaller hack wont work like it did on my
> > old xbox (toasted by a glass of pop). It appears that I need to buy a
> > modchip for the beast. I would like to keep the ability to use it as a xbox
> Not necessary.
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/95695#95695
> --David
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Yup, he's right.  I have a 1.6 XBox and used a method similar to the
posting above.  The newer hacks are really slick - you get a nice menu
when you boot up.
After the initial hack, I just followed the instructions at:
to get a Myth frontend running - works great!


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