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can the atv ethernet port be used as a wireless bridge?
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ph0ust
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Oct 30, 2008, 02:06 PM
 
hi all. so i have my atv connected to the network via wireless obviously. however, i also have a xbox 360 next to it, which does not have wireless... only ethernet. is there any way (i.e. a hack) to make the atv ethernet port usable by the xbox 360 so that the atv is essentially a bridge? that way i don't have to buy the stupid $100 microsoft wireless accessory.

i imagine this is not enabled by default, but can it be added if the atv is hacked? thanks.
     
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Nov 3, 2008, 11:59 AM
 
not with ATV, unless you dump the frontrow style UI and use Mac OS X
we don't have time to stop for gas
     
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Nov 3, 2008, 02:09 PM
 
damn. that would have been sooooooooo convenient.
     
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Nov 3, 2008, 02:16 PM
 
I guess if you patchstick your ATV, you should be able to do it.

However, it would require a good amount o Terminal action.

-t
     
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Nov 5, 2008, 12:34 PM
 
actually, that was what i was asking. if i hack it with patchstick to enable ssh, can i somehow enable the ethernet port to be used by another device and share the wifi connection?

anyone know if that is possible or where i can get information on that?

thanks!
     
   
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