I’m starting to work on an Archos Gmini 402 bootloader (link to the FAQ page – the product page seems to have been removed… It is still present on the store though).
It’s a pretty old device (released in 2005), but I find the challenge interesting. It has already been jailbroken, but the current exploit uses a malformed AVI file to execute arbitrary code. My goal is to replace the firmware with a bootloader, in order to allow to choose between MediOS and the original Archos firmware.
So I dumped the ROM, descrambled the firmware (the descrambling code can be found in MediOS). Let’s get to work now.
Since then GliGli has ported the applications to the Gmini 402 and 402 Camcorder. They, along with other homebrew applications including
Thanks, Marilynn Conolly for fhoguin.com