• Announcements

    • Reminder - MoDaCo position on illegal content   07/30/15

      ILLEGAL CONTENT I'd like to just reaffirm MoDaCo's position regarding piracy and illegal content in the light of some recent questions / postings. Posts will be censored by myself or my moderation team if the contain or link to: Illegal / pirated / cracked software or sites that host such softwareNintendo emulators / ROMs or sites hosting them (in light of Nintendo's legal stance)CUSTOM ROMS You may discuss and post links to custom device ROMs on MoDaCo, provided the following rules are adhered to: ROMs must not contain any illegal 3rd party software (this includes trial versions included without permission)ROMs must give full credit to the original authorISSUES If you have any issues with this policy, please contact PaulOBrien directly via PM.
    • Reminder: Selling items on the forum directly is not allowed   07/30/15

      Please note that selling items on the forum directly is not allowed by the forum rules. There is a forum for eBay auctions whereby you can list the items on eBay and link to them there. This is the ONLY forum for this type of activity. You may also advertise links to the eBay forum in your signature. Please note that selling directly in contravention of these rules will result in a warning / suspension / ban.

Hacking the Vega? Post your progress!

91 posts in this topic

Posted

Thanks! B)

P

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

Thanks! B)

P

Paul. Great work and thanks. I see that you included a Mac install script. Does this mean that the advent updates can be installed by users who dont have Windows. I don't have my tablet to play yet

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

No... the official updates need NVFlash, which is Windows only.

P

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

No... the official updates need NVFlash, which is Windows only.

P

Thanks Paul. Sounds painful but I'll manage. Maybe it will run under wine I'll do some research

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

excellent work paul B)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

Im also looking to run the full update under linux. NVflash or equiv for linux is needed.

May try a windows in a VM - using virtual box (non open source edition which has better USB support)

Wonder if paul used a windows box or his mac to apply the update.....

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

I used a Windows laptop...

P

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

from twitter:

New system image v1.04 online now. This is a full system image. This update improves 3D performance in some games. www.myadventvega.co.uk

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

Nice idea, BUT... we don't have a way to boot into recovery yet!

I haven't found the key combination...

P

Have you tried all the key combinations with the unit plugged in? I know mine wouldn't go into what Advent call "Recovery Mode" for the system updates without the power plugged in.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

I like the fact that the vega is hackable and you guys have done it :P BUT

QUESTION : is there any chance that future versions of the vega would be locked in such away that even your genius would be unable to crack it.

Thanks

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

No. Advent hardly has the manpower to launch with proper and working software. They will never ever have the manpower, time or skill to implement security features to block custom ROMs.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

No. Advent hardly has the manpower to launch with proper and working software. They will never ever have the manpower, time or skill to implement security features to block custom ROMs.

And dont forget the vega is built on oem hardware by shuttle of all people, so even if they did there would probably be a way around it

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

Not a hack per se, more a cheapo case modification ;)

andyroid.jpg

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

Not a hack per se, more a cheapo case modification ;)

I see your using my patented 'CD Spindle Stand'! Good skills!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

I see your using my patented 'CD Spindle Stand'! Good skills!

lol yes! ;) - Stunning invention, love it :P

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

Ah great idea with the CD Spindle Stand!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now

MoDaCo is part of the MoDaCo.network, © Paul O'Brien 2002-2015. MoDaCo uses IntelliTxt technology.