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by PopeXXIII
Fri Aug 02, 2013 6:35 pm
Forum: Google Chromecast
Topic: Trouble Using Bootloader Exploit
Replies: 7
Views: 5344

Re: Trouble Using Bootloader Exploit

So, I am ripping my Chromecast apart. What's the easiest way to attach leads to the UART pins? Might there be some information gained from an update process log that might lead to another exploit vector? Any brute force way to short out the device and get the update to fail? I'm willing to risk fryi...
by PopeXXIII
Thu Aug 01, 2013 8:44 pm
Forum: Google Chromecast
Topic: Trouble Using Bootloader Exploit
Replies: 7
Views: 5344

Re: Trouble Using Bootloader Exploit

$#@! Spent the last couple hours getting Linux running to make sure the image is written to the USB drive 100% properly. Now my Chromecast goes to the Updating splash screen, even if I'm holding down the recovery button. I'm not letting it run the update in hopes I can still get root access. It will...
by PopeXXIII
Wed Jul 31, 2013 7:53 pm
Forum: Google Chromecast
Topic: Trouble Using Bootloader Exploit
Replies: 7
Views: 5344

Re: Trouble Using Bootloader Exploit

I assumed it was my OTG cable too. That's why I busted out my soldering iron and made a fresh one myself. Same result. A couple blinks and colored dots on the screen.
by PopeXXIII
Wed Jul 31, 2013 12:21 pm
Forum: Google Chromecast
Topic: Trouble Using Bootloader Exploit
Replies: 7
Views: 5344

Re: Trouble Using Bootloader Exploit

Same. 12072.
by PopeXXIII
Tue Jul 30, 2013 9:30 pm
Forum: Google Chromecast
Topic: Trouble Using Bootloader Exploit
Replies: 7
Views: 5344

Trouble Using Bootloader Exploit

Hello to whoever might be listening. I'll try to detail my situation and maybe someone will have insight into why this isn't working. I have the following: USB power adapter from the Chromecast box Prefab OTG cable Homebrew OTG cable USB stick imaged on OSX USB stick imaged on Windows 7 Soldered a c...
by PopeXXIII
Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:36 am
Forum: NSZ-GT1 (Bluray Player)
Topic: Latest Firmware Update (with Google Play TV and Movies)
Replies: 13
Views: 13521

Re: Latest Firmware Update (with Google Play TV and Movies)

Can this latest firmware be rooted? I followed the steps back in February (http://wiki.gtvhacker.com/index.php/Running_Unsigned_Kernels_On_Sony_GTV) and I'm fairly happy with the system as-is. Google Play has some funky issues with updating installed apps and I think this 20120917 firmware must incl...

 

 

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