hacking Canon EOS 1000D

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hacking Canon EOS 1000D
« on: 17 / September / 2008, 06:16:32 »
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This camera announsed 13 June 2008. Some Q &A
1. what OS in this camera
maybe such as 40d or 450d. Now firmware in camera -  version 1.0.3.
2. what need todo.
a) unhide|add Highlight Tone Priority
b) unhide spot Metering mode. (I know 400d have it but it hidden)
c) unhide hidden custom func.
d) video mode?

canon 300d was cut funktion and hacked. I hope we can hack this cutted camera too.

no firmware update now :(
« Last Edit: 17 / September / 2008, 06:43:32 by _MAG_ »

Re: hacking Canon EOS 1000D
« Reply #1 on: 12 / December / 2008, 11:58:35 »
someone told me that you could only hack p&s cameras? and you say that 300d has been hacked? whick other dslr cameras have been hacked and where do you find those hacks?

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Re: hacking Canon EOS 1000D
« Reply #2 on: 12 / December / 2008, 18:56:24 »

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Re: hacking Canon EOS 1000D
« Reply #3 on: 13 / December / 2008, 17:02:42 »
most of the developers heard about the 300D hack...

300D was a digic 1  camera and basically it had X86 arhitecture and it has Datalight ROM-DOS as operating system, and the "camera.exe" was the main executable (nice, isn't it?).
But Digic II, III platform was built around 32bit ARM RISC processors, using proprietary operating system(Wvworks and Dryos), so it's totally different.

Btw the first step for hacking 1000D is to make  some code working and make a firmware dump. See here for details:
Porting the CHDK - CHDK Wiki
good luck :)


Re: hacking Canon EOS 1000D
« Reply #4 on: 24 / April / 2009, 16:25:26 »
Right we have an official firmware download 1.0.5 from canon
http://web.canon.jp/imaging/eosd/firm-e/eosdigital4/firmware.html

We now know that the 1000d runs VXworks with a DIGIC lll processor

Now Get Hacking !

Re: hacking Canon EOS 1000D
« Reply #5 on: 09 / May / 2009, 12:41:31 »
ive started to check the firmeware and im stuck as the same problem as the other guys that try to hack the 400d. i cant get the aes keys to decrypt the firmware ... maybe anyone had some progress with it.

Re: hacking Canon EOS 1000D
« Reply #6 on: 10 / May / 2009, 05:53:03 »
Did some deep searching last night. what i found is that only the Data Header seems to be crypted with AES ... maybe in the next days i will get some news how the header and the data can be decrypted ...

Re: hacking Canon EOS 1000D
« Reply #7 on: 11 / May / 2009, 18:30:30 »
ok got a full firmware dump from the ROM by the dumping method. will upload the dump asap...



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Re: hacking Canon EOS 1000D
« Reply #9 on: 07 / June / 2009, 17:16:37 »
Great to see that there are actually some people working on a hack for our DSLR...

Any progress so far?

It would be so great to have chdk or something similar on our cam...
Or at least some missing functions like the spot metering...

 

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