XBOXHDM FOR DUMMIES v.1.8OFFICIAL XBOXHDM THREADINSTALLING SOFTMOD? CHECK OUT:Ndure Installer For PcNdure Softmod Through XboxhdmF.A.Q FOR "XBOXHDM FOR DUMMIES"
read this if you have any questionschangelog: v.1.2 to 1.3
added how to lock/unlock HD with unlockx.
link to xboxhdm v1.6.1v.1.3 to 1.4
changed tutorial using new xboxhdm 1.7
changed lock/unlock method to built in xboxhdm tool from unlockx
changed the link to xboxhdm1.4 to 1.5added tutorial to clone hd1.5 to 1.6minor changes1.6 to 1.7added f.a.q1.7 to 1.8fixed broken images, added few links and fixed some typocaution: unproper use of xboxhdm can nuke your hd ( as long as you have your eeprom you can always recover), Read the tutorial carefully, if you are unsure/confused of anything ask here..may be it will save you some trouble.note;As pictures are worth thousand words so I will use more pictures/screenshots then I write. It will also be easier for you and noobs. Please wait a few secs for the pictures to load. Dial-upper have to wait more for the pictures to load. The pictures are hosted in a free website. If anyone can offer dedicated hosting for the pictures then let me know.note for xboxhdm incase of image is nonbootable or you get cannot found linux cd-rom error ( I got): in new xboxhdm 1.7 ( downloaded from both xbox-scene and xbins, xboxhdm>linux>isolinux>boot.cat is named as linux.boot but the make-iso-win hasnt ben updated, change xboxhdm>linux>isolinux>linux.boot to boot.cat to fix the problemTOOLS USED:
1. xboxhdm ver. 1.7 ( current version 1.9) download
2. Slayers Disk
2.6 final ( for dash version 5960.01)How to get: Usual placesMAKE YOUR BOOTABLE XBOXHDM CD IMAGE:
1. Unpack xboxhdm_v1.6
2. After you unpack you find this files under xboxhdm folder:
1. linux ( folder)
there is also some other readme files but u need these files.
3. Copy files for xbox C:\ drive from slayers disk and put the files in xboxhdm's linux>C folder.
4. copy your xbox's eeprom.bin to linux>eeprom folder
5. Double click on make-iso-win.bat, it will bringup command prompt and dump the bootable iso same folder.
6. Burn the iso with your favorite burning program.SETUP YOUR COMPUTER AND XBOX:
1. Put you cd/dvd drive in primary slave and xbox hard drive in primary master ( I didnt tested with secondery master and slave).
2. Unlock your xbox hard drive and put it to the primary master. ( If you can, unless there is procedure later)UNLOCK THE HD
After you boot to xboxhdm choose "3"(Boot linux with locking/unlocking utilities).
You will see this screen:
write "unlockhd -a" and press enter to unlock you hard drive. make sure you have eeprom.bin in linux>eeprom folder.BOOTING XBOXHDM ( First setup your computer to boot from cd):
After you boot you will see this screen:
now press enter to boot into console and you will be in this screen:
now write "xboxhd" and press enter, if you xbox hd in the master you will see this screen:
write "yes" and press enter and you will be in the option screen:
if you had your eeprom.bin in the linux>eeprom folder and your hd is still locked then write "6" and press enter. xboxhdm will calculate your hd key and password and unlock the hd.Write down the info.
your hd in now unlocked so you can perform the necessary operations.press enter and you will be in the option screenBUILD YOU HD FROM SCRATCH:
After unlocking the hd, write "1" in option screen and press enter. It will bring this screen:
write "yes" and press enter, now it will build the partition table and reboot:This post has been edited by JayDee: Dec 30 2006, 10:23 AM