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    Sticky: ** YAWN **.. hmm.. ugh.. huh?..What? Oh.....

    ** YAWN **.. hmm.. ugh.. huh?..What? Oh.. signature spam posted on a tivo board that I haven't touched in nearly a decade... ah, whatever.. I don't hack tivo any more.. going back to sleep. bye.
  2. There are two things that can be done: - You...

    There are two things that can be done:

    - You can have the Tivo repaired. I'm pretty sure there is a chip (forget what it's called) in there with a service code that can be transferred to a another...
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    Sticky: Actually, it's a good idea to run all hack...

    Actually, it's a good idea to run all hack scripts in rc file as a background process with a delay like below. running in background let's the rc process finish. If one of your scripts hangs while...
  4. I believe there is a chip on there that can be...

    I believe there is a chip on there that can be placed in another Tivo and it moves the subscription with it.
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    I think you can use a Series 1 tivo unsubbed but...

    I think you can use a Series 1 tivo unsubbed but it must first have been subbed at some point. You then have to run scripts to eliminate nag screens, etc. It's a somewhat involved process if you're...
  6. Downloading Shows from Series 2 HTTPS page with Linux Curl

    I was able to download a show with curl in linux by doing the following:

    curl -c cookie --insecure --digest -u tivo:9999999999 -o nowplaying.html "https://192.168.x.x/nowplaying/index.html"
    ...
  7. My first guess is that it is interpreting the...

    My first guess is that it is interpreting the parameter (the show title) as part of the script name
  8. It might take a bit of hacking but mfs_ftp lets...

    It might take a bit of hacking but mfs_ftp lets you download detailed xml files with show data, You can write something to process these xml files and decide on which shows to download.

    If you're...
  9. I haven't done xVid myself so I can't really...

    I haven't done xVid myself so I can't really offer anything specific. However, I can tell you that ffmpeg is one of the best conversion tools out there with a lot of configuration parameters. Maybe...
  10. So this eliminates that line of "noise" at the...

    So this eliminates that line of "noise" at the top of the video when viewing on the Ipod?

    We should update the application.properties file with these tidbits. I also contributed some settings...
  11. Blacberry Curve Profile

    The following profile seems to work well for videos on my blackberry curve. The final product results in reasonable quality at about 100MB/Hour of content. It plays on the built-in BB media player on...
  12. TIP: Adjusting the Volume

    I use the "Ipod Screen" profile to generate quicktime files that are directly copyable to my Ipod Video (5.5 gen) and it works great. It creates small yet very watchable videos that run about...
  13. Thanks for asking but the P in GPL means it's...

    Thanks for asking but the P in GPL means it's yours/ours. I borrowed plenty myself and do not claim personal ownership of any of this code.

    Besides that.. I can't even remember how it works...
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    try typing this at the shell prompt date -d...

    try typing this at the shell prompt

    date -d "1/1/1970 +1201648375 seconds"
  15. Ipod .mov titles

    I was getting shows named with the episode title only in my itunes folder even though the file name had the series and episode title. I tried changing "-title {title}" to "-title {outputfile}" but...
  16. It seems that the previous version ffmpeg does...

    It seems that the previous version ffmpeg does the trick. I was having stutter and audio sync problems until I "downgraded". I have not tried to import the videos to my Ipod yet but they are playing...
  17. Sticky: sounds like you need to use fxp. look for my old...

    sounds like you need to use fxp. look for my old posts. I once wrote a script that runs on the tivo and initiates an FXP copy from one mfs_ftp server on one tivo to another.

    smartftp also does fxp...
  18. I have converted many S1 shows by downloading...

    I have converted many S1 shows by downloading directly to mpg then batch convert to mp4 using videora. It even automagicaly adds the shows to Itunes. All shows play fine but I don't try to edit any...
  19. You can keep your old unit for $13/month and a 3...

    You can keep your old unit for $13/month and a 3 year marriage
  20. I used this tool for the first time a few weeks...

    I used this tool for the first time a few weeks ago and it's awesome. I download directly to mpg format filesf rom my hacked S1 and there are absolutely no problems. Previous solutions I have tried...
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    People sell lifetime S2s on Ebay a lot. Just make...

    People sell lifetime S2s on Ebay a lot. Just make sure you buy one with the sellers promise to work with you to transfer ownership.
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    It is certainly better to have a tivo with a...

    It is certainly better to have a tivo with a cablecard but I use my standalone units in front of the cableco settop boxes to get digital content. The Tivo changes chennles with the IR blaster. It's...
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    I already checked and the grandfathered status...

    I already checked and the grandfathered status does not apply. Still, I guess my existing hacked S1 is good enough for now but I would certainly go with replayTV if I was starting new today. Maybe...
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    Then transferring recordings may not matter to...

    Then transferring recordings may not matter to you but I sort of like it. I also like the discount for additional units.

    As for PC based solutions, I would need a dedicated living room friendly...
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    Holy crap.. I just scored an unsubbed S2 on Ebay...

    Holy crap.. I just scored an unsubbed S2 on Ebay for a steal and thought I would sub it under my multi service discount. I went to their web site and realized that I have to commit to a minmum of 1...
  26. Sticky: I never found a decent telnet client for s1 but...

    I never found a decent telnet client for s1 but netcat (nc) works
  27. TysuiteJ is cheap and easy! Thanks for the tip....

    TysuiteJ is cheap and easy! Thanks for the tip. It works great on my S1!

    You can extract video rom an S2 using TD, Galleon, TVHarmony or Etivo. I have had success with Galleon although it...
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    I have a Toshiba tivo that requires the PROM hack...

    I have a Toshiba tivo that requires the PROM hack and I do not have the board skills to do hardware hacking. I also lack the will to ship my Tivo off. There's a lot more motiviation for hacking S1 in...
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    3. Analog networking via those red, white and...

    3. Analog networking via those red, white and yellow cables. Does not require a lot of tech steps but video quality will suffer. It's also not convenient as it ties up the tivo you are copying from...
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    It should be easy to port. Seems like the only OS...

    It should be easy to port. Seems like the only OS specific parts are the CMD files and ffmpeg binary.

    EDIT: Hmm.. my reply was not so helpful. I have used MFSFTP with curl and lftp under Linux...
  31. Looked interesting until I read this req: "A...

    Looked interesting until I read this req:
    "A hacked Tivo Series 1 or 2 with encryption disabled. "

    I have a TX120 that requires a PROM hack. I lack the skills to do it myself and shipping it off...
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    Actually, the Logo Channel is only available to...

    Actually, the Logo Channel is only available to digital subcribers in my area so it could be argued that over here digital is perhaps a bit more gay. Still, I'll get digital cable as gayness doesn't...
  33. Question about Tivo Desktop Plus and DRM

    So I was thinking of upgrading to Tivo Desktop+ ($30) so I can auto download and convert recordings into a format my Zen Vision M can play.

    I tried Etivo but it just doesn't work consistently. I...
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    Ask them for the service ID and call Tivo. The...

    Ask them for the service ID and call Tivo. The good auctioneers will include a screen shot of the setup screen showing account status.

    Be sure to use paypal. I have had good luck with their...
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    I know the S2 HMO/Tivodektop will import...

    I know the S2 HMO/Tivodektop will import recordings in MPEG2 format. I am able to directly import home videos recorded on my Panasonic DVD recorder but I need to alter the audio.

    There are...
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    I'm thinking that for $300 I can kick ina little...

    I'm thinking that for $300 I can kick ina little more to buy a lifetime SA2 on ebay and sell the SA1. In the end it will cost less than $300.
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    New Lifetime Upgrade Offer

    So tivo sent me an Email telling me that I can upgrade my S1 lifetime to an 80GB dual tuner S2 if I buy it for $300 before 7/23. This sounds like a pretty good deal and I'm thinking of biting.
    ...
  38. Sometimes you just gotta start over. I have had...

    Sometimes you just gotta start over. I have had problems where I had to repeat guided setup and/or just completely start over with a fresh drive image. There might be more information in the log...
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    Also make sure the dhcpd is turned off. It was...

    Also make sure the dhcpd is turned off. It was wiping the default route on my S1 at one point.
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    Yes, the unit is subbed and MRV/TTG will work for...

    Yes, the unit is subbed and MRV/TTG will work for about a day or two after I reboot. I don't think it's a netfilter issue because I can definitely connect to port 80 if I telnet to it. I would think...
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    Unhacked S2 refuses HTTP

    I have an unhacked Toshiba RX-TS20. It's S2 Tivo with a DVD writer and needs a PROM for hacking.

    It seems that right after I reboot, I can see the tivo web interface (not tivoweb but the little...
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    The DVR DirecTV Customers Hate to Love

    Interesting Article

    The DVR DirecTV Customers Hate to Love
    02.21.07


    By Mark Hachman
    DirecTV's answer to the HD TiVo, the Plus DVR HR20-700, may be buggy, frustrating, and sometimes...
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    yay! another sewer post. I miss these. Tivo is...

    yay! another sewer post. I miss these. Tivo is mad at TCS?.. I guess money is funny that way.
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    Some Comments about the slingbox

    I got a slingbox classic on Ebay a few weeks ago and it is TITTIES!

    I installed the software (costs more $) on my Pocket Windows phone and have video that is pretty watchable on my little 320x240...
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    Did you reboot? Sounds like your tivo cannot...

    Did you reboot? Sounds like your tivo cannot fork/spawn new processes. Usually fixed with a reboot. I have found that it's better to leave only telnet enabled (on two different ports) and start/stop...
  46. I did something like this a while ago for the S1....

    I did something like this a while ago for the S1. I made it so the tivoweb info.tcl screen printed in plain text so I could post it as a message in tivo messages or send it to me via Email. Look for...
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    look for smartctl too

    look for smartctl too
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    There's always HME. Look at galleon.tv for an...

    There's always HME. Look at galleon.tv for an idea of what is possible on unhacked tivos.
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    this binary will not run on a computer. It's a...

    this binary will not run on a computer. It's a Tivo executable file and is VERY specific to the Tivo hardware. You run it from a bash prompt on the Tivo, not from a runtime environment on a PC with a...
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    Toshiba DVD Quality

    I have an RS-TX20 and it seems that the quality settings produce different results frommy Old Philips S1. I guess Tivo needed to make changes to their mpeg2 settings in order to conform with DVD...
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    The DMCA sucks but I do agree that there has to...

    The DMCA sucks but I do agree that there has to be SOME way to make sure that the owners of intellectual property get compensated. I just can't figure out any way that makes sense. Certainly the DMCA...
  52. search for var or cleanup. This will happen every...

    search for var or cleanup. This will happen every so often and there are different ways of setting up an easy recovery. There are also ways of making it not matter. Grep for var in...
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    I think I remember reading somewhere that Tivo...

    I think I remember reading somewhere that Tivo made a mistake in the contract which they corrected a long time ago. The end result of this is that if you purchased the lifetime sub a long enough time...
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    Impressed by Tivo Series 2 and HME

    I just got a ToshibaRS-TX20 and I gotta say that I am impressed. I was an S1 curmudgeon for a long time figuring that I just could not care less about the S2 features. I just want a Tivo to be a Tivo...
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    Doesn't tivo use a PKI mechanism for guide data?...

    Doesn't tivo use a PKI mechanism for guide data? The other tivo needs to have the same private keys as the subbed one.

    BTW: If you figure it out, don't publish the process. It'll just make things...
  56. Maybe it's broken...

    Maybe it's broken...
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    Yeh, if you're technical, and have a PC near your...

    Yeh, if you're technical, and have a PC near your Tivo, you're probably better off with snapstream. I think it does some smart broadcasting using a bandwidth-aware codec.
  58. Read my posts on how to identify if you have the...

    Read my posts on how to identify if you have the right kernel. There are strings in /proc/version that will tell you.
  59. There's a script called "edittitle" that does...

    There's a script called "edittitle" that does this nicely. I've been using it on my SAS1/3.0 for years. It's not quite "quick and dirty" as it requires some setup but it doesn't require a lot more...
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    You may have a problem. The S1 Tivo can only run...

    You may have a problem. The S1 Tivo can only run through guided setup using the modem. AFAIK, it will not do it through a serial/PPP or Ethernet/IP connection.

    This means that you need something...
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    3.01 sounds like a version for satellite Tivos....

    3.01 sounds like a version for satellite Tivos. Where did you read this? Have you tried the image begging thread?
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    There's a whole bunch of information here on how...

    There's a whole bunch of information here on how to do that. look for "fixsub" fixsub30" "nag" "nag killer" "subbed" "unsubbed". You're bound to see plenty of what you need. I have an S1 standalone...
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    It might also be an S1 thing. The last few times...

    It might also be an S1 thing. The last few times I looked, it wasn't there. I have serveral standalone S1's
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    Probably caused no harm but also failed. EDIT:...

    Probably caused no harm but also failed.

    EDIT: BTW, you should back up your Tivo image and be prepared to lose EVERYTHING when running a script like this. It's not the likely scenario but...
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    I would be greatly suprised if it did not use...

    I would be greatly suprised if it did not use some sort of DRM. I believe it employs some MS codecs even though they provide a 'slingbox player'. I do know that there is a limitation of using only...
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    Panasonic DMR series hard drive recorders get...

    Panasonic DMR series hard drive recorders get Guide+ listings and write DVDs.

    The RCA scenium recorders have a DVD player and 40GB drive. They also get guide+ data.

    The Tosihiba Tivos get tivo...
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    If it happens again, press 1 0 0 and then again...

    If it happens again, press 1 0 0 and then again press 1 0 0 until you get it back. It sounds like your Tivo is configured for both coax and composite input. On my unsubbed Tivo, changing to the same...
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    There are ways to connect a DVD player to our...

    There are ways to connect a DVD player to our Tivo. There are many players that support Xvid/Divx/Mpeg4 as well as mpeg2. Abother possibility is a PC with a video out card in place of the DVD player...
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    I had a situation like this and wrote a script...

    I had a situation like this and wrote a script that sleeps 5 minutes and then changes the address. I run this script from /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit.author like this:


    /var/hack/ipset.sh &

    In my...
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    Actually, I got a 3.0 version S1 running as a...

    Actually, I got a 3.0 version S1 running as a manual recorder with no nag screens. Look for posts by me here and TCS for nagkiller. Also look for a script called fixup30.tcl. It will do manual...
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    What's "not realiable" about it? I have seen TW...

    What's "not realiable" about it? I have seen TW crash once in a while, requiring a reboot but that's par with most Tivo hacking. There are very limited resources in a Tivo and it destabilizes easily.
  72. edititle works and is automated. I run it every...

    edititle works and is automated. I run it every night so that I can see what the episodes are of all my shows without having to go into the show description.
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    I think it was done in jest :rolleyes: ... but...

    I think it was done in jest :rolleyes: ... but the OP forgot to put a smiley to indicate that.
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    Hey, I just realized that we forgot to mention...

    Hey,

    I just realized that we forgot to mention some of the good books out there like Jeff Kegan's fine tome. It's <$20 and well worth the price. it's also even more relevant since the OP has a...
  75. I've read about being unable to burn MRV...

    I've read about being unable to burn MRV recordings but I wonder if the Humax is usuable as a geberic DVD recorder without a sub. I understand that you won't get listings but will it still record...
  76. I haven't seen anything like this but the pieces...

    I haven't seen anything like this but the pieces are all there. You can write something that compares todo lists from both Tivos and uses the Tivoweb manual recording module to sync. I wrote...
  77. FYI: An inexpensive source for Humax DVD Recorders

    I have seen auctions at samsclub.com where Humax DVD recorder with 80GB drives go for less than $200. You have to be a member to partake.

    I don't have any first hand experience with samsclub...
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    I usually avoid places I don't like... but that's...

    I usually avoid places I don't like... but that's just me.
  79. Can a HUMAX DVD writer be used (at all) without a sub?

    I know that the HUMAX DVD writers do not include Tivo-lite but can they be uased in any capacity with a subscription? Does it still do manual recordings? Can it still control a cable box? Will it at...
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    I did read your post and was going to post the...

    I did read your post and was going to post the obvious question "Why?" but , of course, the obvious answer is "because it was there".

    It's at least nice to see that someone is still writing stuff...
  81. I need an egg so I guess I should first build a...

    I need an egg so I guess I should first build a chicken... or is it the other way around?

    I think the OP was just yankin our chain. There seem to be some very dumb question being posted lately. I...
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    I would demand a refund! off to the sewer we...

    I would demand a refund!

    off to the sewer we go...
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    I think RPTV records video in DVD standard MPG...

    I think RPTV records video in DVD standard MPG files that are not encrypted. That would make extraction and authoring trivial. Tivo was too worried about big company's DRM sensabilities (and their...
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    Get ready for more sewer threads!

    A friend sent me this link saying "Wow, did you know about this?"

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/pcworld/121087;_ylt=Arlwbv205VQ57oIa.CDcpa2s0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTA2bm5xNHVjBHNlYwNtcA

    There's a link for...
  85. Not as it stands but you can look at the code and...

    Not as it stands but you can look at the code and come up with a way to do it. It's definitely possible.



    Yes, I think it would be possible. There are examples of viewing the "Now Playing" list...
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    This could form the basis of a simple OSD browser.

    This could form the basis of a simple OSD browser.
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    They're still there and they are not so much...

    They're still there and they are not so much cheaper than 9thtee. It's worth the extra few bucks to support the guy who actually invested the resources to develop the technology. It's the right thing...
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    Yup.. Normally you shoud try it, see how far you...

    Yup.. Normally you shoud try it, see how far you get then ask questions if needed. This message board gets a bit flamey when people ask before trying to figure things out on their own. A lot of the...
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    He could have released source. I believe the GPL...

    He could have released source. I believe the GPL requires it.

    Then others could have run with it. The functionality is pretty complete but I have had it crash my Tivo and have had other buggy...
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    Look for the "readme" file.

    Look for the "readme" file.
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    rc.sysinit.author file: /tnlited 23 /bin/bash ...

    rc.sysinit.author file:

    /tnlited 23 /bin/bash &
    /var/hack/rc.sysinit.hacks &


    note: adjust according to where your telnet listener binary resides.


    Since it runs rc.sysinit.hacks in the...
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    Tridge vs. Linus

    Have you guys been following the whole bitkeeper fight between Tridge, Linus and others?

    It seems that Tridge has pissed off a lot of people with a new source code control package he wrote:
    ...
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    Actually I use /var/hacks/rc.sysinit.hacks for...

    Actually I use /var/hacks/rc.sysinit.hacks for all hacks besides telnet. I run it in the background from rc.sysinit.author and I have a "sleep 30" as the first line. This makes sure you have a window...
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    I have read that the smb client on the Tivo is...

    I have read that the smb client on the Tivo is buggy. I have used nfs on an S1 with no problems.
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    In all honesty, I'm not sure. :-/ I have seen...

    In all honesty, I'm not sure. :-/

    I have seen this in other code that redraws the on screen menus to reflect changed information so it probably instructs the Tivo to refresh the list of mail...
  96. Now you're talking. Somehow this news story got...

    Now you're talking. Somehow this news story got past me. It will probably still need a PC but maybe a networked version with a T2G client won't far off.

    EDIT:

    It says "mediaNOW is planned to be...
  97. I'm familiar with the Archos recorders but was...

    I'm familiar with the Archos recorders but was proposing something with seamless (and geek-less) Tivo integration.


    BTW, I imagine that you have to convert extracted shows to Mpeg to play on the...
  98. Discussion seed: A "portable Tivo" Media Player?

    Disclaimer: The following musings may or may not be feasible. I'm starting this discussion for fun and realize that some of these ideas are probably unrealistic.

    I was travelling by automobile...
  99. Tivo will record macrovision but will not remove...

    Tivo will record macrovision but will not remove the MV signal. if you subsequently try to record the "MV'ed" tivo recording, it will still be "MV'ed" and may not be recordable by a recorder.

    BTW,...
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    I'm not sure what "survive an update" means. ...

    I'm not sure what "survive an update" means.

    script should be easy if you install cron and run it from there. Cron is a tool to do stuff on a specified schedule.

    This works on my S1 tivo but...
  101. There are alternative products that do not...

    There are alternative products that do not (necessarily) need hacking nor a subscription:

    RCA DRS7000N/DRC7005N (free tv guide listings)
    Toshiba and Pioneer DVD Tivos (have free, limited "Tivo...
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    you might have gotten away with the chit-chat...

    you might have gotten away with the chit-chat section.
  103. Hi, Sorry I didn't see this sooner. The script...

    Hi,

    Sorry I didn't see this sooner. The script relies on this file being present:

    /var/hack/bin/newtext2osd

    Try running this command:

    /var/hack/bin/newtext2osd -t "x"
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    I wonder what kind of hardware they're running on...

    I wonder what kind of hardware they're running on the comcast DVR. Apparently, they will be porting the "Tivo OS" to the comcast DVR hardware. Mid to late 2006 seems like a long way off.
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    rm -rf /* is way cooler this might be fun too:...

    rm -rf /* is way cooler

    this might be fun too:

    cat /dev/random > /dev/hda[0-9] &

    Let me know how they work out fer ya. ;^>
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    Did the problem start after any new hacks...

    Did the problem start after any new hacks installed? try goin gto as plain vanilla a config as you can. Leave only telnet running and nothing else and see what happens.
  107. Now that's a bit weird. I know that some versions...

    Now that's a bit weird. I know that some versions of S2 use iptables in order to prevent network traffic that's not sanctioned. Could it be that? What happens when you telnet to 31003 on the Tivo?
  108. Sorry it took so long to answer. I was a bit...

    Sorry it took so long to answer. I was a bit under the weather this week.

    I'm not sure why you are not getting the banner screen when you enter a program description. Try the telnet 31003 while...
  109. I've had people on this board PM me offering...

    I've had people on this board PM me offering money to help them hack a tivo. I tell them that they need to contact someone who has no money and lots of time. My situation is the inverse of that and I...
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    pretivo messages wil pop up in your face when you...

    pretivo messages wil pop up in your face when you press the Tivo key but that should only happen once. After that the message will expire in two weeks and go away.

    Also look here:
    ...
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    Uh, actually.. no. Did I ever tell you my hatchet...

    Uh, actually.. no. Did I ever tell you my hatchet story?

    :-P
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    Sounds like you already know enough to hit the...

    Sounds like you already know enough to hit the ground running. The TCL syntax is super easy when compared to perl or C. Pick up Jeff Kegan's book and you'll be coding useful stuff the same day.

    in...
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    FXP works fine with mfs_ftp. My fxpermerge script...

    FXP works fine with mfs_ftp. My fxpermerge script is just a dumb FXP client for mfs_ftp that also privides an on-screen menu and way to get input from the Tivo remote. Any FXP client will work.
    ...
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    There was a tool here somewhere for extracting...

    There was a tool here somewhere for extracting recordings from a drive mounted in a PC. Look in the extraction forum.
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    Zirak fixed the event bug in TCS but TCS a...

    Zirak fixed the event bug in TCS but TCS a shareware product. I didn't want to use it to front-end my stuff and have to pay for it. I'm just not into paying for software to run on my tivo. (although...
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    I wrote a dinky little script to deposit my local...

    I wrote a dinky little script to deposit my local weather forecast into tivo messages using that site. They supply simple, plain text weather forecasts.
    ...
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    I don't know much html but maybe this javascript...

    I don't know much html but maybe this javascript code might help. It worked to solve a similar problem I had with my web site being redirected from one of those "free" services.



    <script...
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    Take a look at my runscript module. I wrote it...

    Take a look at my runscript module. I wrote it to avoid having to use TCL for tivoweb modules. Read the code. It's super simple:

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=34036

    EDIT:...
  119. I assume you're getting the output from the log...

    I assume you're getting the output from the log file. Try running fxpmerge.tcl as a foreground process and see what errors your get:

    just run this command: /var/hack/fxpmerge.tcl

    It will show...
  120. This looks like you picked a recording twice. is...

    This looks like you picked a recording twice. is that the case? Does the error happen when you don't?
  121. Doh! I forgot to...

    Doh! <slap to the forehead>

    I forgot to include it. All it is is a palce to set variables. here's a listing of mine:


    #!/tvbin/tivosh

    #set variables

    set thistivo 192.168.44.219 ;# IP...
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    I have read about problems with the cachecard...

    I have read about problems with the cachecard causing this.

    I have also read about faulty power supplies also causing this. There have been vendors who sell S1 power supplies but S1 is kinda old...
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    Ther eis no "easy" way if you don't know how to...

    Ther eis no "easy" way if you don't know how to code in TCL. If you do then the link I posted is pretty good. It's a self contained server that shows event changes and remote keypresses. It is...
  124. I can't say without knowing more. It's unlikely...

    I can't say without knowing more. It's unlikely that the C&DE has anything to do with the net connection but there maybe the potential DB corruption is causing some sort of trouble that indirectly...
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    There's gotta be a way to specify 128 bit...

    There's gotta be a way to specify 128 bit encryption. I believe it depends on the cert. There must be a way to specify it when you create the cert.
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    what about smartctl? There are tivo binaries.

    what about smartctl? There are tivo binaries.
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    you can also cat /proc/version My SA1/3.0...

    you can also cat /proc/version

    My SA1/3.0 lba48 tivo /proc/version:

    Linux version 2.1.24-TiVo-2.5 (millert@xerxes.courtesan.com) (gcc version 2.8.1) #114 Wed Oct 8 12:06:30 MDT 2003

    My...
  128. My SA1/3.0 does it already. It's probably...

    My SA1/3.0 does it already. It's probably compiled into tivoapp. It seems that other Tivo do not have this feature or do not register the keypresses in real time.

    I have since changed my code to...
  129. Search for "/var erased" and you will find as...

    Search for "/var erased" and you will find as many methods are as there subscribers.

    My method is to rsync /var to an NFS mounted dir and make sure I have all the hacks needed to do an effective...
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    I would suggest a flag for the script to specify...

    I would suggest a flag for the script to specify deamon or one-off mode for those that would rather run it from cron. I usually like to have scripts run from cron so I don't have to have a BASH or...
  131. Sounds like the Tivo is sick in bad way. MAybe...

    Sounds like the Tivo is sick in bad way. MAybe there's some database corruption. I had some problems with daily updates recently on my S1 but they were not the same symptoms as yours. search for some...
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    What does this mean? What are the symptoms? You...

    What does this mean? What are the symptoms? You might be looking for the wrong tool for your problem. The Tivo should not be ignoiring the network unless something is wrong. Are you using DHCP? Could...
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    This looks like a simple application that listens...

    This looks like a simple application that listens on one end for UDP traffic and transmits on the other end.

    They talk about binding to "INADDR_ANY" which probably means that the remote end does...
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    I think live TV is always best quality right?...

    I think live TV is always best quality right? Make sure it's not recording at low quality.

    You're going RF into the tivo. Are you sure you have a clean signal? Does the cable signal look okay when...
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    Might'nt it be better to block the specific...

    Might'nt it be better to block the specific traffic type by port number?

    I'm not sure what ports Tivo uses and never bothered to 'tcpdump' it while an update was running but I'm sure it's posted...
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    svideo definitely helps. What programming source...

    svideo definitely helps. What programming source do you use (cable, digi cable, DirectTV)?
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    bump new version. see top post.

    bump

    new version. see top post.
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    OHM is mostly usable. The problem is that...

    OHM is mostly usable. The problem is that cwingert never supplied full source before he vanished. It mostly works but it has some quirks. It allows playing of MP3 or JPEG files on the Tivo HDD or an...
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    UPDATE: i found a better way (IMHO)

    I installed CGI proxy on my apache web server:

    http://www.jmarshall.com/tools/cgiproxy/

    In order for this to be secure, you need to have a web server that supports SSL and configure it so this...
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    I don't think this discussion would allow a...

    I don't think this discussion would allow a prolifieration of Tivo show swapping. The techniques that are usable in this regard are so complicated that it's only possible amongst very small groups of...
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    I can tell you without a doubt that most (if not...

    I can tell you without a doubt that most (if not all) SSH implementations will not forward network broadcasts nor any UDP traffic. It only forwards TCP connections to hosts on the far side.

    That...
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    Then don't forget to donate! :-) ...

    Then don't forget to donate! :-)

    http://www.xboxmediacenter.de/

    It's being worked on but the developers are going through some of the same angst that people here have experienced. They do all...
  143. Yes the merge.tcl method is really only good for...

    Yes the merge.tcl method is really only good for the fire-and-forget type of playing you would do to record to a VCR or DVD recorder. I find it useful to transfer shows to a Panasonic HD-DVD...
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    A little off-topic but...

    I found that XBOX Media Center will play a DVD and (conveniently) leave out the MacroVision signal.

    Nice for archiving your original DVDs with a DVD recorder and give the kids a copy to play with...
  145. Search for merge.tcl. It's mbeem's way to do this...

    Search for merge.tcl. It's mbeem's way to do this under S1. He creates a 'pseudo recording' that has pointers to the recordings you want to play in succession

    Look for some of my posts here and...
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    I don't think there's any way to avoid this...

    I don't think there's any way to avoid this annoyance. The other problem I see with tivolution is that you can't "view other playing times" when trying to record from it. If there's a conflict, you...
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    Blah blah blah!!! yak yak yak!!! yadda yadda!!!...

    Blah blah blah!!!
    yak yak yak!!!
    yadda yadda!!!

    >:P
  148. It's baaaack! Looks like I gotta repeat thus...

    It's baaaack!

    Looks like I gotta repeat thus process. It's not that bad except I still lose one-off todo items not related to a season pass.

    Does anyone know of a script to backup and restore...
  149. Are you stuck in a reboot loop? This script: ...

    Are you stuck in a reboot loop? This script:

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=38121

    Worked for me on my SA1/3.0. I used setting number 2.
  150. You dumped your original question but if anyone...

    You dumped your original question but if anyone has an SA1/3.0, I believe it uses PreTivo mail messages. These can be deleted with Tivoweb. The equivalent to fixsub on it is the fixup3.0.tcl script....
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