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    it sounds like you have 2 problems: you should...

    it sounds like you have 2 problems: you should get the fix option if you unhook the sat feeds, let it boot up, then wait till it times out, then it should come up as an option to fix later

    2nd...
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    did you make the files executable?

    did you make the files executable?
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    Darwin, check your PM

    Darwin, check your PM
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    question: Every time I try to upgrade from 2.5.2...

    question: Every time I try to upgrade from 2.5.2 to 3.1 I lose my DVR service? It says account closed? This is being more of a pain than I thought.
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    Thanks for the help. I going to give it a shot....

    Thanks for the help. I going to give it a shot. Been a long time since I've had to hack a tivo, but I'm up for the challenge.
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    Alright, thank you very much. That is what I was...

    Alright, thank you very much. That is what I was hoping for.

    What would be the easiest way to transfer the recordings from my old hard drive to the new one with 3.5b if I decide I like it? Any...
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    So, are you saying that I might lose recordings...

    So, are you saying that I might lose recordings on my existing hard drive if I put in a new hard drive to try the 3.5b and then put my old drive back in? I don't want to lose some recordings I have...
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    can you go back after 3.5b?

    I was thinking of testing going to 3.5b with another HD and see if I like it, and wondering if I do this will I be able to put my old HD in with 3.1 in and have it work as before or will I be stuck...
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    Sticky: looking for a image for a HDR112 SA, thanks for...

    looking for a image for a HDR112 SA, thanks for any help
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    I just changed the timezone in my settings....

    I just changed the timezone in my settings. Hopefully this will last for the 3 weeks? I guess this won't work if you live on the east coast though?
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    Should I get a HR10-250 now?

    Is this the time to get one of these now? The reason I'm asking is because of the MPEG4 thing coming out. Also the lease thing with D* starting in March. Since we won't own the new receivers we can't...
  12. Thread: Bad hard drive

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    Well, all is good in Tivo land. The hard drive...

    Well, all is good in Tivo land. The hard drive was bad. After I copied it to another drive everything works fine. I wish I would have done this long ago.
    Is it worth trying to use the disk utility...
  13. Thread: Bad hard drive

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    Thanks for the reply. I guess I have nothing...

    Thanks for the reply.

    I guess I have nothing to lose by trying to make a copy of the hard drive. Does this need to be the exact same size drive? I have another the same size that I had in another...
  14. Thread: Bad hard drive

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    A couple of questions: If I try to put this...

    A couple of questions:

    If I try to put this on another drive will I lose my recordings since they were scrambled?

    Will using the manufactures recovery software kill the recordings? It said...
  15. Thread: Bad hard drive

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    Bad hard drive

    I have a DSR6000 that has some old scrambled recordings that I want to get off. The hard drive is near death. I've gotten some of the recordings off, but the unit won't stay running for more than 20...
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    Ok, I finally got it to work using mfs_ftp to...

    Ok, I finally got it to work using mfs_ftp to pull a show off. I can use tytool to make a key file with no errors (finally:D ) and gop edit. But I still can't extract using tytool? I'm just curious...
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    Unscramble shows up when I check modules, so I...

    Unscramble shows up when I check modules, so I have no idea what to try next? Is there any other method to extract these scrambled recordings? This is a DSR6000 that is no longer subscribed so there...
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    Thanks for the tip. Ok, I transfered the file...

    Thanks for the tip.

    Ok, I transfered the file in binary. I am still getting the (Failed to get the first 10 initial chunks) message. I don't think I've transfered any of my files in binary...
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    Problem with unscrambling

    I have a dsr6000 that I am trying to get some old scrambled recordings off of. I was getting the (Failed to get the first 10 initial chunks) so I figure this is a scramble issue. I install...
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    I've actually had a tivo where the notch was on...

    I've actually had a tivo where the notch was on the wrong side on the motherboard. Try switching.
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    Anyone ever see this?

    I have a DSR6000, I tried to install xtreme, it would do the flash then reboot but after that it goes to the "almost there" screen, but the almost there was shifted almost off the screen? After many...
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    teachit, you may also want to check the voltage...

    teachit, you may also want to check the voltage at the hard drive (with the drive connected) if your not getting the correct voltage this could also cause problems.
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    Can you get a bash prompt?

    Can you get a bash prompt?
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    I know this isn't much help but it could be one...

    I know this isn't much help but it could be one of the chips on the mobo. If it is your sol for a do it yourself. :( You might try sending it to Truet, or one of the places in the sticky's that...
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    yes, 2.52 will stay

    yes, 2.52 will stay
  26. Thread: tuner problem

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    Can I scavenge a tuner from an old receiver and...

    Can I scavenge a tuner from an old receiver and use it in a tivo?
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    Look in the sticky's at the top of this section....

    Look in the sticky's at the top of this section. * hint (how tos)
  28. Thread: tuner problem

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    tuner problem

    I have a tivo that does not get any signal strength on any transponders on either feed. It does put out 18V on both sat1 and sat2. Would this be bad tuners, lnbp's or power supply? If it's tuners, is...
  29. Thread: The GSOD!!!

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    If you move a drive from one tivo to another you...

    If you move a drive from one tivo to another you will get a error #51 message. The only way to fix it is to do a clear and delete everything. You will end up with a factory fresh drive. (no season...
  30. Thread: The GSOD!!!

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    If you don't have recordings you don't mind...

    If you don't have recordings you don't mind losing I would start over with 25xtreme. Maybe even burn a new cd from Tivostuff.com .
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    Sticky: That's what I thought, I was just hoping i...

    That's what I thought, I was just hoping i wouldn't have to start over. Oh well, thanks.
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    Sticky: Ok, I have a tivo that does not have xtreme on it...

    Ok, I have a tivo that does not have xtreme on it yet, I also have a drive that has a fresh 3.1 xtreme on it. The problem is this tivo has not been flashed, is there a way to use this drive without...
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    After you put xtreme on your hard drive did you...

    After you put xtreme on your hard drive did you put it back in your tivo and let it boot? If so, try putting the drive in the secondary master when you do the upgrade ( this will be hdc). It sounds...
  34. Thread: The GSOD!!!

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    Make sure to do the same thing on the power...

    Make sure to do the same thing on the power supply side also. You can search for rebooting or look at the post 2 below this reguarding updating database.
  35. Thread: The GSOD!!!

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    First thing to try is re-seating the white ribbon...

    First thing to try is re-seating the white ribbon cable that goes from the power supply to the motherboard. There are lots and lots of posts concerning rebooting, use the search.
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    I was looking for the same thing. The only thing...

    I was looking for the same thing. The only thing I saw was it has an acoustic management built in that is not tweakable.
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    Re: Speaking of temps...

    I usually set it at 53 or 55. It depends on how warm the room temp is, what fan you have etc. Mine usually runs between 41 & 46.

    I just did the acoustic management on my Maxtor drive and it...
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    What he was saying was if there is 24 or 30V and...

    What he was saying was if there is 24 or 30V and you still have a problem then the tuner is bad. But, if you don't have the voltage, the swithing board is probably bad.
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    QUOTE]By far ... the quietest drives are the...

    QUOTE]By far ... the quietest drives are the Seagate Barracuda line of drives with the Fluid Bearings. I have had them all, and if you use one of these, and enable the acoustic management, you will...
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    Could this be caused by a bad switching board on...

    Could this be caused by a bad switching board on the power supply? If the tuners weren't getting the correct voltage....? Just thinking.
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    You could also try re-seating the white ribbon...

    You could also try re-seating the white ribbon cable that goes from the power supply to the main board.
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    Yep, that's it. Just follow the instructions on...

    Yep, that's it. Just follow the instructions on the link I gave you. You will have to un-solder 9 pins on both PS's, and put in the new switching board. It worked for me!
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    look here ...

    look here http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=21310 for a $4.50 power supply.
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    Office Max has WD 120GB for $60 after rebate.

    Office Max has WD 120GB for $60 after rebate.
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    Sticky: How low can you set the login delay time? Is the...

    How low can you set the login delay time? Is the default time 180 seconds? What problems could this cause?
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    Alot of reading, and some key help and life is...

    Alot of reading, and some key help and life is good again!! ( unit has bad modem)

    Thanks for the reply's.
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    Ok, I know this should be easy, but , how does...

    Ok, I know this should be easy, but , how does one do this? I can get to this directory, but how do you edit it?
  48. Thread: Swap drives?

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    Thanks for the reply. (glad I didn't do this) I...

    Thanks for the reply. (glad I didn't do this) I think my power supply is bad according to the thread in experts hacking. My voltage on the white ribbon cable are off : v1 was 3.3, but v2 was 0, and...
  49. Thread: Swap drives?

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    Swap drives?

    Can I take the drive from my working Tivo and put it in another Tivo ? ( without messing up my good drive ) I am having problems installing a new drive in a Tivo. (don't know if it's a image...
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    What do you look for in the log files that shows...

    What do you look for in the log files that shows a tuner could be bad?
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    Can I use a drive from a working tivo (without...

    Can I use a drive from a working tivo (without messing it up) in one I'm having trouble getting past the (almost there) sreen? I'm having the same problem as others, put in a new hard drive, loaded...
  52. Try 155:D

    Try 155:D
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    If you decide to try the power supply check out...

    If you decide to try the power supply check out this thread.

    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?threadid=21314&highlight=power+supply
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    I re-seated that white cable (again) and viola,...

    I re-seated that white cable (again) and viola, I'm back!
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    Does this mean I have to reinstall xtreme again...

    Does this mean I have to reinstall xtreme again (just did this a second time 2 days ago)?
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    re-boot problem

    I had a power outage today(sometime?), when I came home my Tivo was stuck re-booting (welcome screen then re-boot) any ideas?
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    Well I had a problem, my harddrive died and I was...

    Well I had a problem, my harddrive died and I was using an old 350MHZ computer that had a bios that wouldn't see that large of a hard drive. (that was my original problem) So I up-graded the bios and...
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    Do I have to re-install 25xtreme?

    Iam only seeing 28Gigs recording time on my new 120Gig hard drive. Can I do any editing with the serial cable or maybe from the xtreme CD? At least I got it to work!
  59. Thanks

    Thanks
  60. How can I do (touch) without a serial cable?

    I successfully installed 25xtreme, then found that the serial cable from my SA Tivo had a male connector, so I can't do the mod (until tomorrow) . Is there a way to do this tonight without the serial...
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    Yeah BB has the 120 Gig 7200 RPM for $129 after...

    Yeah BB has the 120 Gig 7200 RPM for $129 after rebate, just got one.
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    I have the 2.5.2 software on mine, could this...

    I have the 2.5.2 software on mine, could this have anything to do with it? Also the Ctrl-Alt-Del doesn't do anything after I umount?
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    Did you find an answer, I'm having the same...

    Did you find an answer, I'm having the same problem?
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    backing up hard drive?

    When trying to back up my hard drive I got the message "this is a read only file" after the /mnt/dos/tivo.bak . Is this drive locked or did I do something wrong?
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    Is there any advantage to having a legit sub?

    Is there any advantage to having a legit sub?
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    So, I guess I should copy my hard drive and then...

    So, I guess I should copy my hard drive and then install Extreem? I was trying not to have to open my Tivo ( still has seal) but I guess that won't happen?
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    Do I need to install Extreem?

    I have a DSR6000 with a lifetime sub and was wondering if I need to install Extreem to get rid of the daily call, or can I just use the fix sub by itself through the serial connection? As you can...
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    Do I need to install Extreem?

    I have a DSR6000 with a lifetime sub and was wondering if I need to install Extreem to get rid of the daily call, or can I just use the fix sub by itself through the serial connection?
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