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  1. WB1900

    Linux on MyGica

    Linux on MyGica The ATV1900Pro contains a AMLogic S905 processor. I see the ODroid C2 has the same processor - https://www.hardkernel.com/main/products/prdt_info.php?g_code=G145457216438 Has anyone attempted to get full blown linux up and running on it rather than Android (yes - I'm aware this would probably void the warranty)? I searched a bit and found the following basic example https://mxqproject.com/tutorial-s905s905xs912-linux-ubuntu-mate-install-tutorial/ but just wondering if anyone has actually tried this on the MyGica hardware.
  2. WB1900

    Unroot

    I didn't manage to get the file system to load as "read write" and eventually gave up on this route. I checked out http://fokke.org/site/content/howto-create-android-updatezip-package and it seemed that an update.zip was the way to go (to patch without the OS booted). I downloaded the "unroot" patch that I referred earlier to get some hints on the structure. The direct link to unroot is at http://mygicasupport.com/applications/core/interface/file/attachment.php?id=3552 Below is what it does. show_progress(0.800000, 80); set_bootloader_env("upgrade_step", "3"); mount("ext4", "EMMC", "/dev/block/system", "/system"); delete("/system/etc/install-recovery.sh"); delete("/system/xbin/su"); delete("/system/xbin/sud"); unmount("/system"); set_bootloader_env("upgrade_step", "1"); show_progress(0.100000, 0); So in theory the update this should work without any modification... and it does. My device is now "unrooted" after running - with no other issues detected after a day or two of testing. To restore root we would basically just reapply the latest firmware (with was already rooted). Hopefully this helps other people struggling with the same issue.
  3. WB1900

    Unroot

    I have downloaded the latest firmware from This has changed the build to V001M901_20161125 (and the model to MyGica_S905 TV Box for some reason). It seems that the file system is "read only" so root cannot be removed?
  4. WB1900

    Unroot

    Perhaps we can get a patch like the one found for the older models?
  5. WB1900

    Unroot

    Ok - According to the about settings are fine. So all I need is the info on how to "unroot".
  6. WB1900

    Unroot

    The device is definitely a 1900 according to the device's appearance and serial number and other stickers on it. Not sure what the model shows incorrectly as well in about.
  7. WB1900

    Unroot

    I have just installed a ATV1900 Pro and some apps do not appear to work because the device is rooted. Please can someone advise how I "unroot" the device. It gives the following info in the "About" screen: - Model: MyGica ATV495 Pro 16G - Version: 5.1.1 - Build: V001M901_20161013
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