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XeniumOS Update 2.3.4

Posted by Dustin Holden on

Hey everyone! It's Dustin from MakeMHz with a very exciting update for XeniumOS (the OS used on Xenium and OpenXenium)! Back in November of 2021 we released the first update to XeniumOS in almost decade. With this update we fixed the long standing video output bug on 1.6 systems and more importantly removed multiple 'self-destruct' routines. As part of our commitment to FOSS and open source projects we've continued our work. And today, we're happy to release our latest update, v2.3.4, that brings numerous fixes and additional features to XeniumOS.  XeniumOS v2.3.4 Changelog New default skin All self-destruct routines have...

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XboxHD+ Update #4

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Hey everyone! It's Dustin from MakeMHz with quick update. This will be a quick update to cover shipping, programming kits, and support. XboxHD+ Shipping Update Over the last two weeks we've shipped almost 1,000 XboxHD+ kits! Unfortunately though, we did not quite hit our goal of having all orders shipped by September 1st as we still have close to 200 remaining orders.  Our current projection is to have all outstanding orders caught up by September 15th. Busy, busy, busy! We're working none stop assembling kits! XboxHD+ 1.6 Programming Kits All the parts have been received and tested for the XboxHD+ programming kits for...

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XboxHD+ Update #3

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Hey everyone! It's Dustin from MakeMHz with a weekend update. This will be a quick update to cover an issue related to some recently shipped 1.6 kits. XboxHD+ 1.6 Kit Issue Recently we discovered an issue with XboxHD+ 1.6 kits labeled with 'Firmware: v2.0.5'. After investigating the issue, it was determined that the kits had been flashed with pre-production firmware with broken updating functionality. This appears to have affected around 80 orders. Once this issue was identified, we updated our installation guide with a warning. Unfortunately, the fix will require an external programming device. Affected kits can are ones labeled...

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XboxHD+ Update #2 (Shipping Status and Timeline)

Posted by Dustin Holden on

Hey, guess what? It's Dustin from MakeMHz with another update! We're underway on shipping out the first batch of XboxHD+ kits and wanted to provide an update. We're all very busy working on final assembly, testing, packing, and shipping so this post will be a very short one. XboxHD+ Shipping Status and Timeline As promised, kits for the XboxHD+ began shipping on July 1st. Currently, we're processing 1.6 kit orders first and will be following that with 1.0 - 1.1 and 1.2 - 1.5 kits. We decided to start with 1.6 orders due to part availability for the other boards....

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XboxHD+ Update

Posted by Dustin Holden on

Hey, guess what? It's Dustin from MakeMHz with another update! We're quickly approaching July 1st and will begin shipping kits very soon. Since our last update a lot has happened so here's a quick update. (The tl;dr of this post) Extended ordering window until June 1st. All components and parts have been ordered. With all hard to find components, due the global chip shortage, in hand. Validated CPU upgraded Xbox systems with new QSB design. Complete rewrite of kernel patch using project kpatcher. Complete rewrite of the configuration app with lvgl and online auto-updating functionality. XboxHD+ Orders Open Again! Back at the end of April we...

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