[mythtv-users] Can I still use an XBox as an XBox with XBoxMyth

Joe Votour joevph at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 17 16:14:37 UTC 2004

Well, if that's the case, then no XBox Live for me,
since I have this nice Xebian image file on the HD
(although it doesn't show up in the list of saved

I can respect MS wanting to keep mod-chipped units
off, I can even tolerate them wanting to verify the
serial number of the hard drive.  But gees, they
shouldn't be rifling through the contents of the HD.

Oh well...

-- Joe

--- Ashley Bostock <abostock at gmail.com> wrote:

> >From what I've read about the new detection
> methods, not only do they
> now look at disk IDs so they can work out if you
> swaped in a different
> larger disk, they also scan the drive looking for
> the main files used
> when software modding your xbox and/or installing
> linux.
> > Whether or not (3) will get you kicked off is
> still up
> > for debate.  Microsoft has recently introduced new
> > measures as part of Halo 2 (which I suspect will
> end
> > up in all new XBox Live titles) that supposedly
> even
> > mod-chipped boxes with on/off switches can be
> > detected.  While I doubt that this is the case,
> the
> > one thing that they CAN do is figure out whether
> or
> > not you've swapped the hard drive in the unit
> (this is
> > popular to store data of various forms, which I
> will
> > not elaborate on).
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