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    does n e one know how to re-format ,

    a drive once used for tivo BACK to one that can be formatted as dos? i tried w/dos s/w , doesn't recognize the drive. thank you
  2. any 1 know any reason that tivo would reboot when,

    attempting to edit a recording in "whats playing" through tivoeweb , (thanks jbliss for correct syntax) , i have tried to delete a show through my network , and i got a sudden reboot , i then tried...
  3. i did like this http://???.???.???.???.82 but...

    i did like this
    http://???.???.???.???.82
    but not like you have it
    http://???.???.???.???:82
    i can't wait to try it later
    thanks
  4. telnet , ftp , bash , all work , but not tivoweb,,

    the ip is set as static , the subnet mask is the same as the rest of the network , the default gateway is the same as the network , i can ping the tivo from anywhere in my network , i've reset the...
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    yep , its pretty lame for online gaming! , its...

    yep , its pretty lame for online gaming! , its like stand there and wait for someone to shoot you in the head from behind while your lookinbg right at em' in front of you!
    i will check out zone...
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    i actually have a norton firewall running on my...

    i actually have a norton firewall running on my "server" but it seems to slow things down , as well as the thing blocks so many aspects of websites that half the time i turn it off. i also use a...
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    thanks for the info rc3105 , i should've asked...

    thanks for the info rc3105 , i should've asked here BEFORE i went to staples. they had a netgear router that CLAIMED to be good for all broadbands AS well as satellite ,, which , as we know , it...
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    anyone use "direcway" two way

    with tivo/turbonet ? routers seem limited to a cat 5 type standard dsl or broadband ?
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    jeeze thanks , i feel so lucky. aptly named i...

    jeeze thanks , i feel so lucky.
    aptly named i might add
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    so now that i tried using "chattr +i",

    and it reports , nonetheless , that this is a "read only file system while setting flags on dhclient"
    did i screw up? or do i need to make the entire os read/write with no harm done?
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    thank you gentlemen , i might just get my tivoweb...

    thank you gentlemen , i might just get my tivoweb running with all the help i get here! :D
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    if i need to rename something,

    such as dhclient , what would i type?
    rn dhclient dhclient0? (assuming that i want to rename it dhclient0)
    i apologize for my backward enginering , its all i got ;)
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    thank you heaps sendero , i am creeping along...

    thank you heaps sendero , i am creeping along trying to learn how to not fug everythiing up by using bogus commands!
    so i appreciate it
    i will try this out
    thank you
  14. Thread: how

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    sorry , i was drunk , i was trying to simplify...

    sorry , i was drunk , i was trying to simplify my question
    no matter what, i remain obscure
    thanks for looking though
    :)
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    so woould it be fair to say that,,

    if i were altering the " rc.remote-login " (without whatever those fuggin dashes are) , that i should PRECEDE any active command with the term " echo " ?
    for example
    to change ip adressyou would...
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    thats what tried. the ip n the computer is in...

    thats what tried. the ip n the computer is in the 192.168.244.1** range. do they both have to use the same subnet mast and gateway when you use ftp?
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    no offense taken !! i don't blame you bit , i...

    no offense taken !! i don't blame you bit , i have made headway with your help , now whats my problem?
    now i can't find out just where in hell rc.sysinit can be found! i don't see it anywhere in...
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    i tried ftp-ing the tivo from a puter on my...

    i tried ftp-ing the tivo from a puter on my network using "FTP Voyager" it says its trying to connect on port 21 , using 127.0.0.1 as an addy but it times out.
    is this a good ftp program? it seems...
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    THANK YOU!!!! :)

    THANK YOU!!!! :)
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    oh shite , how do you EXIT joe? its there , its...

    oh shite , how do you EXIT joe? its there , its working , what proper commands for getting back to bash?
    also , i haven't tried ftp , i geuss i should oughta
    thanks for your help
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    thanks kind sir , thats pretymuch what i needed...

    thanks kind sir , thats pretymuch what i needed to know , i'm gonna bite my lower lip and see if i can figure it out
    in referance to your question "whats the problem" its pretty clear that i need...
  22. Thread: how

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    how

    change rc.remote-login
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    how to edit rc.remote-login?

    :rolleyes: i have found all ( i think ) of the commands i need to change to a static ip address so that i can finally use tivoweb , i am at 2.5 s/w , i did the upgrade , i have found my way slowly...
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    well i won't be any help , but , for what its...

    well i won't be any help , but , for what its worth , i'm stuck to , i think partly because the dir's hav been moved around so that if you try to follow older how to's they don't work because the...
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    ahhhaaaa! thats where all that stuff is! thanks...

    ahhhaaaa! thats where all that stuff is! thanks BubbleLamp , with this list and a new pair of glasses i might jus find my way someday
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    whereas , i put mine in , got the green light ,...

    whereas , i put mine in , got the green light , only problem ,,,tivo doesn't boot at all!!! i'm ah gonna send it back for a checkup
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    thank you BubbleLamp , i'll check that out , it...

    thank you BubbleLamp , i'll check that out , it SEEMS like it went all the way on , but i will retry it again armed with this info ,, you got dee patience of a SAINT!
    twistie ;)
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    why won't dtivo boot with turbonet?

    i installed a turbonert card in my tdivo and it won't boot at all ,, with or without drivers , as long as its on there ,, the dtivo won't boot. anyone have any clues?
    (card bad?)
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    everything is working , except , in my case ,...

    everything is working , except , in my case , when i add the turbonet card to my t60 it won't boot at all. should i have added lines to the rc.sysinit. before i put the card in?
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    and luckily for the insane you' ve shown lenience...

    and luckily for the insane you' ve shown lenience to the less well possesed
    ;)
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    :o :confused: :eek: :rolleyes:

    :o :confused:
    :eek:

    :rolleyes:
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    i would have to add that a simple step by step ,...

    i would have to add that a simple step by step , however well articulated , would not be enough for some , and as a representtive of some , i would have to say that i have been well guided every...
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    oh cripes sorry to fritter your time i was so...

    oh cripes
    sorry to fritter your time
    i was so sure those drives were cooked i didn't think to defy the ominous "write protected" thing
    thanks again BubbleLamp
    (if i could be more effectively...
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    everything goes as usual , you get tothe first...

    everything goes as usual , you get tothe first "boot" prompt , press eneter , then the TBD login , press eneter again , and thats all ? ,,, it just says "block device /dev/hda is write protected,...
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    ok ,( thanks for the page / up tip Perplexer),...

    ok ,( thanks for the page / up tip
    Perplexer), yep the drives are there and there is a whole wagon load of stuff concering the hdc drive listed as "hdc , (1-16) , mac etc etc , i could type it all...
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    the drives are recognized in the bios , and in...

    the drives are recognized in the bios , and in bootup , i could even swear i see mention of these 2 drives as the cd is booting from the first "enter" , but pressing and holding shiift and then...
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    well the drives are 2 , and the're jumpered for...

    well the drives are 2 , and the're jumpered for master w/slave , and slave , and i press shiift but it does not endow me with scrolling capability , tho obviously i'm screwing somthing up ,,,,
    does...
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    ok , well does this mean that the hardrives are...

    ok , well does this mean that the hardrives are dead? i have tried"mounting" them everyway but doggy style and they won't appear?
    why is this differant from a "new' imaging process/ thanks , twistie
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    man mr bubblelamp you arre FAST yes i put it in...

    man mr bubblelamp you arre FAST
    yes i put it in as primary master , but how do i get the good old other drives to take their medecin and become the TARGET of my lil fiasco? the first time i didi...
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    how'd they get write protected?

    lets say you had a coupleof drives that crapped the bed ,(probably from having no logs/null running on them for a few months), and went to GSOD , never to return . now lets say you thought to re...
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    thanks a lot KRavEN , , this will be great!!

    thanks a lot KRavEN , , this will be great!!
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    can te new upgrade be run OVER the first upgrade?...

    can te new upgrade be run OVER the first upgrade? or should i reinstall from scratch? thanks , twistie
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    thanks Domenic ;)

    thanks Domenic ;)
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    where pray tell? the xtreme site still has the...

    where pray tell? the xtreme site still has the original one
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    yep , i think thatthat version , at least as far...

    yep , i think thatthat version , at least as far as this morning is concerned is the old file.... i didn't install it , but i noticed that it did notinclude the word "final" , and in fact it did ask...
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    thank you , i have determined that i WON'T...

    thank you , i have determined that i WON'T install the little bugger until i actually UNDERSTAND it to some extent , i would also like to extract video , which i take it is NOT inet dependant , but ...
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    i gotta ask , i thought that one of the big...

    i gotta ask , i thought that one of the big assets of having the turbonet card WAS access to the net? right? or is the main point a faster interface with the tivo than you get with terra term?
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    yep, thats definately cleared it up for me. ...

    yep, thats definately cleared it up for me. plus, i sure wouldn't want to end up on the down hill side of anyones nose. HEAVENS!! alternatively i suppose i could follow BubbleLamps advice...
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    i'm wondering if there is a REALLY simple way...

    i'm wondering if there is a REALLY simple way that i can tell if i actually APPLIED the upgrade or not? i followed the suggested method for applying it , and the only thing it objected to was the...
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    well at one point in the series of pages in the...

    well at one point in the series of pages in the "upgrade" posts KRavEN said that he was considering an update , but i guess i guess i could always add it later ,since his is a new installation i got...
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    is the upgrade "ready" so to speak? or would it...

    is the upgrade "ready" so to speak? or would it be better to wait for any updates? thanks all
    twistie
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    aaaHahhh!cool , thank you BubbleLamp now i got...

    aaaHahhh!cool , thank you BubbleLamp now i got something to do today!
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    is there something i should "do" regarding the...

    is there something i should "do" regarding the new drives as far as logfiles or ,, another thing i may have done wrong is , i never mounted dis/mounted partitioned anything , ever , is that a bad...
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    ok , so , 2 questions , is there any why to...

    ok , so , 2 questions ,
    is there any why to restore the functions of my original drives ?
    AND,
    what do i need to do to my 2 new drives to prevent this from happening again?

    all i have done...
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    well i left it on all night and it was still crap...

    well i left it on all night and it was still crap this morning ,so i took out the drives , Xtremed a coupla new drives and put em' in the tivo and its fINE , so my question is , how on earth can i...
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    thanks Fugg for your hopeful suggestions , i...

    thanks Fugg for your hopeful suggestions , i actually DO have the entire stock drive which i took out and never did anything with , and the only crap part is that i left it at freekin WORK!...
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    "A severe error has occurred".

    this is the message i get when i turn on my t60 , it goes on to say that i should leave the unit on and NOT TO UNPLUG IT for 24 hours keep it plugged into the phone and if that doesn't fix it i...
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    i get this also on my T60 , w/ the "p" word...

    i get this also on my T60 , w/ the "p" word functional. i then switched to a P3 1 gig puter , and that seems to have made this happen less often say every 15 minutes for a couple of seconds. for...
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    or , to out it another way , why can i get...

    or , to out it another way , why can i get chicago , when i'm on the eastern coast , supposedly out of the range of that "spot"??
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    i used seagate w/ no problems

    i used seagate w/ no problems
  61. thank you very much mr BAR B Q !! i knew i was...

    thank you very much mr BAR B Q !! i knew i was missing something ! this seems to have worked as far as saying "done" is concerned ,, now , is there anything else? reboot? or just wait? thanks you...
  62. well i moved SC into /var/hack then activated...

    well i moved SC into /var/hack
    then activated w/ "chmod +x SC.TCL ,, (am i way off in the boonies here? , probably) , it didn't "do" anything , i know that i would have to wait to get the...
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    Fligen , you gotta understand , these guys have...

    Fligen , you gotta understand , these guys have been here long enough to hear these simple questions THOUSANDS of times , plus there is no point in broadcasting the solutions through the thin skin of...
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    hey , bubblelamp !!!

    thanks!
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    thanks BubbleLamp , that was the ticket!! i donno...

    thanks BubbleLamp , that was the ticket!! i donno why the last script didn't work , but i'm dure it was "user error" as my friend hans says,, anyway , thanks for bailing me out:D :D :D
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    thanks for your prompt reply ,, ihave CAReFuLLY ...

    thanks for your prompt reply ,, ihave CAReFuLLY remodded my locals script and will forge ahead starting w/ deleting present files. i SWEAR i will quiet down ,,, soon ,, thanks
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    hep me bubbleLamp!!

    wonder if you could elucidate a bit on your earlier coments about using different files from different versions of ,,,mvch(134) in my case i have got this file in the right directory but they seem...
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    bash prompt still ok here's whats running,, ...

    bash prompt still ok
    here's whats running,,

    bash-2.02# ps ax
    PID TTY STAT TIME COMMAND
    1 ? SW 0:00 init
    2 ? SW 0:00 (kflushd)
    3 ? SW 0:00 (kswapd)
    58 ? S ...
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    well NOW i've done the chmod +x mvchannels.tcl...

    well NOW i've done the chmod +x mvchannels.tcl and it DIDN'T say syntax error , of course it didn't say anything else either! should it? what am i doin wrong?
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    sorry, double post

    opps
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    which way to go?

    i have a T-60 , installed extreme , went relatively painless , it took awhile to find the right command to get things rolling , now i have a problem
    i sent mvch134,, plus i modded the channels.dat &...
  72. i've been having a heck of time trying to ,

    install mvc134,,. i'm sure i screwed something up , i was trying to follow directions in the mvchannels.tcl but i get "syntax errors" and so was advised to delete teh 3 files and then retransfer them...
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    thanks again ! i appreciate it !! i will try...

    thanks again ! i appreciate it !! i will try this when i get home! i wish i were there now!!
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    cool , i have no idea if its running , it...

    cool , i have no idea if its running , it certainly never gave much indication if it was , but i will delete the files and try again , i used "textpad" to edit , i've read that was ok , thanks for...
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    how do i delete the file that are already there?...

    how do i delete the file that are already there? or will they be safely overwritten when i transfer the "new" ones?
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    hi , i'm having a bunch of "syntax errors" as...

    hi , i'm having a bunch of "syntax errors" as well , could you tell me how to delete the offending files in the tivo? , i probably screwed them up while editing in textpad or should i tranfer them...
  77. i tried to follow instruction in mvc134 ,, but

    i get syntax errors ,, like so ,
    quote:Originally posted by twistie
    ok ;
    "delaying -file=./channels.dat minute.
    syntax error in expression "<-file=./channels.dat * 60000>"
    while executing...
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    what would the correct next step be as i have...

    what would the correct next step be as i have obviously screwed something up ,, i was usinf mvch134 , and i did edit the channels.dat file for my "locals" , did i mess that operation up somehow?...
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    ok ; "delaying -file=./channels.dat minute....

    ok ;
    "delaying -file=./channels.dat minute.
    syntax error in expression "<-file=./channels.dat * 60000>"
    while executing
    "expr <$min * 60000>"
    <file "./mvchannels.tcl" line 309>
    what de...
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    welp , i tried to follow ,,,,, this led in to...

    welp , i tried to follow ,,,,, this led in to syntax errors ?? i tried to copy the offending line to post , but this upset terraterm even more and resulted in bash loss , which i am rebooting to fix.
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    uhh so i should start in w/ something like...

    uhh so i should start in w/ something like
    ./mvchannels.tcl -loop=0 > /dev/null &
    ??? fist thing? ,( i lost th bash prompt then restarted tive now i'm back)
    :eek:
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    oops see "ok ok just one more detail" i started a...

    oops see "ok ok just one more detail" i started a new thread by mistake,,
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    ok ok , just one more detail,,

    i have confirmed that the files are there , i now suspect that i need to follow instructions i have found in previous posts on the subject , right? you ain't gotta tell me exactly , but , there is...
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    hmmmmm??

    well i think i got em' in there , i tried to SEE em' and i confess tho i can see mvchannels.tcl , but the otehr 2 have proven elusive anyway is ther now ssomething let to "do" ? i mean i've read...
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    well ,, i saved the file with " " marks around...

    well ,, i saved the file with " " marks around it , and that forced the file to save as a dat file , NOW however i have attempted sending the file ,, everything went fine except there was NO file...
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    hmmmm right off the bat i noticed that there was...

    hmmmm right off the bat i noticed that there was a "new" file called ,(suspiciously), channels.dat.txt ,, somehow , AND it has my edits the other one is the original in ".dat", tho i'm sure i...
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    heh heh

    well actually i DO have a couple of unzipped copies ,, but , as i understand it , i edit it using textpad , "#" at the start of unwanted channel , save the results as unix file AND THEN and ONLY...
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    so far , so good!

    it seems as though i could leave the "2's" for keepers , and then use "zero's"at the end of the line OR a "#" at the START of each line to omit it? is that correct? , ( all this pussyfooting will...
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    AMOST ready ,,, but ,,,

    ok ONE more ;) , is it safe to use "Textpad" to edit the channels.dat file? or is it a ONLY throught the terra term window that these edits should be made? thank you all
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    thank you very much , i will see what trouble i...

    thank you very much , i will see what trouble i can get into!
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    ok , thanks, now heres another one,,

    if i already recieve my regular locals in the 0-99 range ,thanks to guide byte on card,(and lets say that's the N.Y. area), and what i'm after is to restore access to as many nearby locals , BO , DC...
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    hey thanks you guys:D now i have soemthing to...

    hey thanks you guys:D now i have soemthing to mess with when i get home:D
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    i swear i've searched over and over,,

    for the elusive "mvchannels.tcl v1.34" and i've read and read that this is the version i want ,, i promise i will try to do this WITH AS LITTLE QUESTIONING as possible , but i can't find the file , i...
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    well the more i read and think about it , the...

    well the more i read and think about it , the more it seems fine the way it is : ) ,, why fix it when its so unbroke!! , anyhow i guess i'll look around and see what i can learn about adding locals...
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    thanks gentlemen

    i will take this info and mull it over , (w/ a certain leaning in the direction of LoneRider1999's considerations!)
    thanks again
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    i had a feeling it wasn't to be ,, no i don't...

    i had a feeling it wasn't to be ,, no i don't have a lifetime sub but i WAS considering getting one ,, oh well i guess i'll just have to make do with the way it is , and that ain't bad! unless , of...
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    sure its stupid but, can i sub my hacked,

    directivo? i put 25extreme on there with 2 100 gig drives , everything is worlin fine , lifetime sub , ( is the only mod i've used) bash prompt etc , but what if i wanna put the phone line in and...
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    well i got the Sony T-60 , (which you may find...

    well i got the Sony T-60 , (which you may find hard to find at this point , i've looked for another one in vain), but i think its great! course its the only one i ever used , so ,,,,, who knows!
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    thanks again!

    thanks again!
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    i thanks you sir!

    i thanks you sir!
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    i got mine on a site called "onecall" they...

    i got mine on a site called "onecall" they preferred credit card but required NO SERVICE CONTRACT on this unit!!! , they did require it on stand alone dtv units , but not the T60 , i called twice to...
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    thanks dsboyce8624 , (i'm honored :) ) , and i...

    thanks dsboyce8624 , (i'm honored :) ) , and i admit that i've learned a lot in a night of reading , though i have become a little overwhelmed with all that is available ! i will probably try the...
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    thanks for you answer poppagene , i have been...

    thanks for you answer poppagene , i have been trying to read my way to enlightenment , but its great to have a little company along the way!! thanks again:)
    although i thought of a question trhat...
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    i seem to have locals in the 0-68 range,

    so if i install the 900's will that leave these original locals alone? or will it overwrite all of em'? i used to l;ove the 900's but i'd like to add whatever locals i could in my "beam" thank you
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    thanks for replying , thw bash came back by...

    thanks for replying , thw bash came back by itself , i guess i should learn more about it before diving in , but the only way i learn anything IS by diving in ,,, for example , i THINK that the...
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    once i had the "bash" prompt but,HELP

    wha happened? i was floundering around trying to teach myself how to send the 900's file to the tivo using terra term and i must have started ACTUALLY DOING it , so i hit abort and now i gopt no bash...
  107. Thread: Ivac T-60

    by twistie
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    hey gecko555!

    check your PM , (please).
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    thanks , i'll try it!

    thanks , i'll try it!
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    anyone know how 2 reset the

    direcTV part of a sony T60? i have almost lost my mind trying , any help would be much appreciated:confused:
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