UPDATE: Firmware 1.7.xx (Android 1.6) brakes Gstuff. Here are instructions for it.
How to ( on Windows ):
1 - Download and extract this to your computer ( or search market4archos.zip ) ( Mirrors anyone? )
2 - Download these files to your computer
3 - Put Archos 5 to ADB mode ( settings/device storage & USB/USB mode -> ADB )
4 - Connect usb and choose drivers to use and point to drivers folder on files you downloaded on step 2 to your computer ( if it fails, go to device manager - click Archos - Update drivers - Browse computer for driver - Let me pick - Have disk - Browse to drivers you downloaded )
5 - On Windows -> copy folder named system from the step 1 to same folder as you have adb.exe
6 - Run adb.exe on command prompt
7 - Type adb push system /data/test/system [ press enter ] ( cd to the folder you have the adb.exe first.. like "cd downloads" )
8 - reboot your Archos 5
9 - ENJOY!
From now on you can use Android Market, Gmail, Maps and all other Google Android goodies
UPDATE: to get Maps working fully install this version after the hack
UPDATE: seems like you have to have 1.4.08 or 1.4.09 firmware to success
Big thanks to m4rk3t!!
Saturday, November 28, 2009