iOs 4.4.4 and XBMC

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by Enigmafan420, Dec 30, 2011.

  1. Enigmafan420 macrumors 6502a


    Apr 18, 2008
    Puget Sound, U.S.A.
    Okay so I FINALLY upgraded to iOS 5.X for Apple TV 2 today and Jailbroke with Season Pass. Got everything installed, including Firecore, except XBMC won't install.

    I think the error message I saw was something along the lines of device full.

    Is this possible? I have never been told I was out of memory before.

    Anyone know how to get around this issue?


    Here is the error message I get from terminal:

    Unpacking org.xbmc.xbmc-atv2 (from .../org.xbmc.xbmc-atv2_11.0-0~b1_iphoneos-arm.deb) ...
    dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/org.xbmc.xbmc-atv2_11.0-0~b1_iphoneos-arm.deb (--unpack):
    failed in buffer_write(fd) (7, ret=-1): backend dpkg-deb during `./Applications/XBMC.frappliance/XBMCData/XBMCHome/addons/skin.confluence/backgrounds/appearance.jpg': No space left on device
    dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe: 13)
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
  2. testerdennis macrumors member

    Aug 7, 2011
    I am going to do this tonight will let you know if I run into any problems.
  3. testerdennis macrumors member

    Aug 7, 2011
    I just did this and everything worked without a problem. I am watching Hulu as I type.
  4. ajohansson macrumors regular

    Dec 5, 2011
    This topic is all over the Firecore forum. Some have issues some don't. I did see a fix in there about doing some terminal commands. Unfortunately Im not at home so I can't try it myself. Per fire core the newest version of the Untethered JB is supposed to support XBMC install from the maintenance menu and you should not have to SSH. Im mean that the point of FIrecores ATV Flash Black is to not have to use terminal. The last tethered JB required SSH terminal for for XBMC.
  5. xdarkdragonx01 macrumors member

    Sep 4, 2008
  6. Laserwash macrumors newbie

    Dec 31, 2011
    There is room on your "drive" you just have to put it in a "directory" that you can write to.

    Follow what Jester posted here. It worked for me.

    I had similar problems when trying to install and then again when I was trying to put add ons for XBMC. I'm up and running now though.
  7. Atlantean macrumors member

    Dec 26, 2011
    Dublin, Ireland
    I did a jailbreak last night and installed aTV (black) a few minutes ago. I then installed XBMC which did have an error on my first go. I rebooted the Apple TV and it installed without a hitch :D
  8. cooa99 macrumors regular

    Sep 30, 2011
    I am having problems jailbreaking on 4.4.4

    every thing works fine until the itunes restore and I get error 1604 ...( Unknown error occured...)

    Same issue twice now.

    Anyone getting this?

  9. hafr macrumors 68030

    Sep 21, 2011
    The problem is that there is no space left on the device...

    Most often this is because of cached videos. Delete the cache files (everything but the .plist) in /private/var/mobile/Library/Caches/AppleTV/Video/LocalAndRental and /private/var/mobile/Library/Caches/AppleTV/Video/Other

    Does it work?


    Are you following a guide? If yes, could you please link it? If no, google one and follow it to the letter ;)
  10. rubencito macrumors member

    Feb 25, 2009
  11. hafr macrumors 68030

    Sep 21, 2011
  12. cooa99 macrumors regular

    Sep 30, 2011

    I am following Iclarified Windows Guide

    The xbmc wiki link above or the whole site is dead at the mo

    I will try the Mac version of the Iclarified link to see if that makes a Difference

  13. hafr macrumors 68030

    Sep 21, 2011
    Okay. I've never jailbroken an ATV2 on a Windows machine. But have you installed the .net framework as it asks you to? Most often when people are experiencing trouble it's because they've overlooked something in the guide.

    What you could do, if you've followed it to the letter and it still doesn't work, is to download the .ipsw manually. You then hold ctrl when clicking the Create IPSW button and choose the downloaded file.
  14. steve5424 macrumors member

    Sep 30, 2007
    Glasgow, UK
    I am having issues installing XBMC after installing NitoTV after a JailBreak

    I keep getting an error about the no more updates plugin stating it can't be found and then the XBMC install stops. Have tried everything including SSHing into the ATV2 to manual remove the pop up but it still won't work.

    Any advice?
  15. JoeShades macrumors 6502a

    Sep 1, 2010
    Williamstown, NJ

    How do you clear the appletv cache :confused:
  16. hafr macrumors 68030

    Sep 21, 2011
    By deleting the cache files (everything but the .plist) in /private/var/mobile/Library/Caches/AppleTV/Video/LocalAndRental and /private/var/mobile/Library/Caches/AppleTV/Video/Other
  17. Woody5250 macrumors newbie

    Jan 13, 2014
    Atv2 xbmc

    Hi does any one now if I delete items from my folder


    Will this effect any programs on my atv2 or xbmc

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