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Re: FAQ

PostPosted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 2:18 am
by kcterry
Mine has rebooted while playing video on Kodi and the Youtube app. It seems to do fine otherwise, no issues after sitting idle for hours or even a day.

KPP (kernel patch protection) kicks in when the processor is doing floating-point related operations. It could be that the KPP implementation still has a bug - which wouldn't surprise me given how many cases I had with the initial installation of it (and why LiberTV succeeds on average 1/4). I am constantly working to improve these odds - and Luca's code isn't the easiest to work with.. Patience would be appreciated.

Re: FAQ

PostPosted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:02 am
by pubacajhen
Experienced reboot shock also while watching video preview from Appstore app, resulting in jailed device again. Better not touch this again.

Re: FAQ

PostPosted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:06 am
by pubacajhen
My device comes alive several times in a past few days, without me or anyone else touching the remote controller. Now the reasonable explanation for that kind of behavior should be that I have some kind of telekinetic abilities, which I higly doubted or someone is shamelessly spying, which is
really, really evil and fucked up.

This could actually be the case if you got liberTV off of a mirror. Wouldn't be a concern if you downloaded the IPA from here. In the former case, I'd suggest to maybe restore your TV - that wipes the root partition and therefore would clean any malware - but would also lose JBability for the foreseeable future. that said, a new bug is very likely to surface by iOS 10.3/TvOS 10.2.

Downloaded .ipas from this site only, or at least I think I have. Any way to scan the file system for malware?

Latest - as of March 12, 2017 -

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[root@Qilin libertv]#  openssl sha1 libertv.ipa
SHA1(libertv.ipa)= 2fa871c5a742f154a3fc420aa8a1e58134709baf
[root@Qilin libertv]# openssl md5 !$
openssl md5 libertv.ipa
MD5(libertv.ipa)= 1890334a7421ce1bb2ece14d196b0789


Re: FAQ

PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 11:29 pm
by firecracker
No matter what my auto update settings are on my apple tv it tries to update on its own. The main reason I want to install the jailbreak for now is to stop the updates. I know it is a tethered jailbreak but is there any way to remove files from the OS itself so the update fails even if the TV is in a non-jailbroken state. Main reason I ask is because if my power goes out at my house, I do not want the Apple TV to reboot and update on its own to 10.1.1

The forced auto update is because AAPL are #$%#%$#%. They think they know better. The JB is such that if it succeeds but once, and disables auto updates, it's enough - even after you reboot (to a non JB state), the auto updates will be disabled. That's because I removed the permissions of software updated (that nagging daemon) to its directory.

Re: FAQ

PostPosted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:32 pm
by anicolco
Ramasjang wrote:Hi

Thank you for your work :-)

I have two questions for you.

1. It is possible to bypass the 7 days re-jailbreaking of tvOS with LiberTV?

NO. This would require a code signing bypass 0-day. However, it is a minor annoyance, since you only need it IF you reboot your TV after seven or more days. And normally your TV stays on, and - unlike a phone - is plugged to power.


Hi, I have seen in the FAQ that there is no need to repeat the jailbreak every 7 days.
But I must be doing SOMETHING wrong, since without turning off the Apple TV 4 it happens again, it DOESN´T ALLOW me TO open LiberTV.app
I'm doing it through Cydia Impactor on the Mac with a free account.
Can someone help me please?

Re: FAQ

PostPosted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:38 pm
by Siguza
anicolco wrote:I have seen in the FAQ that there is no need to repeat the jailbreak every 7 days.


UNLESS you turn it off after 7 days. J basically argued that since it's a device that remain plugged in, there would be little need to turn it off. But basic code signing rules still apply, no magic involved here.