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    [solved]

    The source drive had some bad sectors. Which I thought WinMFS was supposed to be able to handle.:confused: I finally resorted to using dd_rescue (which is designed exactly for this purpose) from the...
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    disabled realtime virus protection, same problem....

    disabled realtime virus protection, same problem. I'm going to try MFSLIVE instead
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    Straight forward SATA to SATA. winMfs found the...

    Straight forward SATA to SATA. winMfs found the drives fine and progress bar showed all the other partitions being copied over ok. It's slow during coping of the mfs media partition.
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    MFSCOPY in WinMFS taking days! Still running.

    I started WinMFS on Monday at 12:3pm and I am running MFSCOPY on a 750gb drive to a 1tb drive. Today is Wednesday and it's still running - 48 hours now! :eek: The progress bar is moving, but only by...
  5. Help! Need a guru on expansion/ re-imaging.

    I have a TiVo Series 3 (TCD648250b) in which I expanded the original 250gb drive to a Seagate db35 750gb when I first got the unit. The 750 Seagate is making noise and it's demise is on the horizon....
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    These links are broken. Any updated links?

    These links are broken. Any updated links?
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    That took care of it. I guess I need to change it...

    That took care of it. I guess I need to change it to "9.1" what that arrives?
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    I'll give it a try. For this to work, the channel...

    I'll give it a try. For this to work, the channel will still have to be "identified" by scheduling it first via the Tivo box, is that correct?
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    Scheduling Season Pass via TWP corrupts SP's

    TWP 2.1.b1
    Tivo 8.3.1

    Has there been any progress in getting Season Passes to work correctly when scheduling them via TWP2b (NpkChannelDefinition problem) ?

    If I schedule anything using TWP it...
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    Seasonpass Scheduling TWP 2.1.b1, NpkChannelDefinition

    Moved to 2.1 thread as requested
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    Season Passes and NpkChannelDefinition

    Cross posted accidentally.
    www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?p=288812&posted=1#post288812
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    Search then select, INTERNAL SERVER ERROR.

    Searched for a program by name. Selected the show that was found and received the following error:

    INTERNAL SERVER ERROR
    --cut here--
    action_series '/320372' 'set "watch" "0";'
    can't read...
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    I bought a 750 from Excaliburpc. Had it in one...

    I bought a 750 from Excaliburpc. Had it in one week, ground ship from CA to FL. (I would def do biz with them again). The 750 DB35 is a VERY quiet drive compared to the standard 500gb Seagate I had...
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    TivoWebPlus 2.0 on S3

    TivoWebPlus 2.0 seems to work well on the S3. However, looks like the Tivo OEM software is already using port 80. To get TWP working, go to the config directory below where you installed TivoWebPlus...
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    TivoWebPlus 2.0 seems to work well on the S3....

    TivoWebPlus 2.0 seems to work well on the S3. However, looks like the Tivo OEM software is already using port 80. To get TWP working, go to the config directory below where you installed TivoWebPlus...
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    Just to update you guys. I did the socketing...

    Just to update you guys. I did the socketing myself using Buechel's "Chipquik method". (I couldn't stand the thought of being w/o my Tivo while I sent it off for socketing). I have to say it went a...
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    $380 here:...

    $380 here: http://www.aztekcomputers.com/detail.php/part_num/ASI57710

    4/21/07 UPDATE: Now $279 at ExcaliburPC. This is a SATA drive for the S3 ONLY....
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    Socketing S3 Service

    I found a commercial DVR repair facility that will do the removal and socket rework for $45 plus shipping. You can send in the entire unit, in which case they will be able to test the work before...
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    I think the above link contains a typo. Also,...

    I think the above link contains a typo. Also, what is the turn-around time for such a generous offer?
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    Got'em

    I have one TurboNet and one TurboNet Cache card. PM me if anyone is interested in either.

    Thanks!
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    Will this card also work? ...

    Will this card also work? http://www.sivava.com/image_A04b.htm I don't mind spending the extra bucks because I was looking for a general EEPROM progammer anyway. I REALLY appreciate the user to user...
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    I'm assuming you have to use the 39's to...

    I'm assuming you have to use the 39's to accomodate the 3volt program voltage on that card?

    I'm actually looking to do this for the S3.
  23. Thread: PROM socketing

    by avpman
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    Sticky: Are you able to provide a service to remove the...

    Are you able to provide a service to remove the same chip from the S3's and replace with a socket? I can probably get the replacement chip programmed on my own.

    However, I also want to make sure I...
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    So you basically pop the blank PROM into the...

    So you basically pop the blank PROM into the socket on this IDE card and use something to flash it? Obviously not using the card as intended? Not that it's a problem.
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    Check your PM - Thanks

    Check your PM - Thanks
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    Can you supply a link to someplace to acquire the...

    Can you supply a link to someplace to acquire the burner? I can't seem to find anything. Thanks for your time.
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    1) Do we have independent confirmation that...

    1) Do we have independent confirmation that Narf's hack has worked?

    2) Can we get a way to get the code or someone willing to burn a PROM for further testing?

    3) I'm willing to help in any way...
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    I've been doing some research on the S3 board and...

    I've been doing some research on the S3 board and chip. The chip is a 32pin PLCC form factor. A bit easier to work with than a (SMT) surface mount chip in the S2 series.

    I've inquired among...
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    No way to reprogram the chip in place I guess??

    No way to reprogram the chip in place I guess??
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    Confirmed here as well.

    Confirmed here as well.
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    Simply rename the extension of the file from .ty...

    Simply rename the extension of the file from .ty to .mpg and then try to play it again. I'm anxious to see if you had the same positive results as me.
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    I solved the problem. Apparently all that is...

    I solved the problem. Apparently all that is necessary is to rename the file from .ty to .mpg. Go figure...
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    Just to reiterate - I'm NOT having any trouble...

    Just to reiterate - I'm NOT having any trouble viewing the stream. Nor any trouble playing the multiplexed file. It's JUST when I try to open a native .ty file that I transferred from the TiVO. The...
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    I hope this is the right place to post this. You...

    I hope this is the right place to post this. You guys seem to know what you're talking about and maybe someone can help or point me in the right direction.

    I've got a Series 1 DTivo. I'm...
  35. Thread: /bin fubar?

    by avpman
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    Saved my bin!

    Just wanted to thank you guys for posting this. Saved my bin (and my arz) yesterday!
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