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    Toying with the idea of buying a used S3. Can...

    Toying with the idea of buying a used S3. Can anyone answer some of my questions.

    It looks like from the specs of the S3 that it can support mpeg4 streams, so I think the unit is at least future...
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    Tivo HD stream content questions

    Ok, I have been away from the Tivo hacking scene for some time now and spent a few hours combing thru the posts on S3 and S4 Tivos.

    Got a few questions:

    Is all S3/Tivo HD content currently all...
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    Thanks, seems to be working fine on 6.2

    Thanks, seems to be working fine on 6.2
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    I have a 6.2 version software, which one do I use?

    I have a 6.2 version software, which one do I use?
  5. Is there any difference from using this tool to...

    Is there any difference from using this tool to extract the .ty streams to mpeg streams versus the tool tytompg? Or does TySuiteJ just use the latest tytompg via the CLI interface?
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    Is anyone still using this app? I wanted to...

    Is anyone still using this app? I wanted to gauge how many are still using it as I was thinking of adding some updates to it. If you have some feature requests, then post them here.

    I wanted to...
  7. Sticky: Very true, I found thru research that the best...

    Very true, I found thru research that the best most reliable brand is Taiyo Yuden. But then you also have to be careful who you buy from because there are many counterfitters out there of the media....
  8. Sticky: Captain, do you use the commercial detection...

    Captain, do you use the commercial detection feature and how well does it work?

    Also do you have the new Suite version which makes it easy to master episode DVDs? I am wondering if the Suite...
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    I have a DTivo S2 and do not seem to have many...

    I have a DTivo S2 and do not seem to have many problems with files playing on the DVD player.

    I pulled these files down using TyTool and then edit them using TyTool and use the old VOB-MUX for...
  10. Are the mpeg streams that tytompg outputs...

    Are the mpeg streams that tytompg outputs compatible with the latest versions of DVDAuthor?

    I seem to remember that DVDAuthor at later versions then 0.5.3 did not like the files that TyTool...
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    I would think the big thing is that it does not...

    I would think the big thing is that it does not have an editor to remove commercials and cut without any recoding of the files.

    But I wonder if people now just TySuiteJ to extract the file in a...
  12. Sticky: Oops, I have been using just the regular menu...

    Oops, I have been using just the regular menu item of VOB-Mux. Why is it that we should be using the new version and what is the issue now that I have several DVDs created with VOBs from the old...
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    Yikes I am glad I found this post. Mine does the...

    Yikes I am glad I found this post. Mine does the same thing but only when in standby. When in standby, it flickers very quickly between red/green/none.

    I just had a power supply on this unit die...
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    Sounds like you have written a Java client that...

    Sounds like you have written a Java client that communicates with vserver for your now showing list. Will you be releasing this code so that others can use it in their projects?

    Also can your...
  15. Sticky: Anyone know about the future of TyTool:...

    Anyone know about the future of TyTool:
    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=56971
  16. Is that a Series 3 Tivo HD you are talking about?...

    Is that a Series 3 Tivo HD you are talking about?

    If so, how do you like it and what cable provider do you use?
  17. Yes, I did mean the killhdinitrd hack. Actually,...

    Yes, I did mean the killhdinitrd hack. Actually, I was more interested in the Series 3 hacking thats going on right now. So by Tivo HD, I meant the Series 3 ones and not the DTivo HD. But its good...
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    Future development of TyTool?

    Does anyone know if jdliner, developer of TyTools, is still developing and working on new features for TyTool?

    I know it supports HD content in MPEG2 format, but with MPEG4 being the future codec...
  19. Are you saying then that a PROM hack could be...

    Are you saying then that a PROM hack could be rendered useless? Also with the PROM hack, would it eventually be possible to get all the previous hacks working on Tivo HD?
  20. Also sounds like MPEG4 editing is planned for...

    Also sounds like MPEG4 editing is planned for VideoReDo. That means frame accurate editing of Tivo MPEG4 files with only recoding on a few frames between cuts which means fast final output.

    Not...
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    >> fried PSU, haven't checked if the mobo still...

    >> fried PSU, haven't checked if the mobo still works but don't care to

    Did you check the capacitors on these. I bet one of them is bad and bubbling up or even leaking. That was the problem with...
  22. Well not technically, we are just working around...

    Well not technically, we are just working around it by disabling the encryption flag on recordings. So we are not messing with DRM, which I believe is against the DMCA act even for fair use. At...
  23. I wonder if this will work with the Series 3...

    I wonder if this will work with the Series 3 content once its activated in Nov.

    TiVoToGo DRM cracked:
    http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20061205-8358.html

    BTW- I hope its okay to discuss...
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    Have you been able to get OTA to play on the HD...

    Have you been able to get OTA to play on the HD DVD player of yours?

    Also what happens now that most HD content will begin to be in the format of MPEG4 rather than MPEG2, that is, is TyTools being...
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    I did some research and you can buy the better...

    I did some research and you can buy the better Japanese capacitors here and this guy does capacitor replacements for a reasonable price. He fixed 2 of my computer MBs and they work great. I don't...
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    I have a DSR708 that has the same issue. See my...

    I have a DSR708 that has the same issue. See my post.

    On my DSR708, it is one of the large green ones. Is that the same one you all found to be the culprit? I suppose its best to replace both....
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    Okay found this thread...

    Okay found this thread about similar problem, and sure enough the large Capacitor under the heatsink is bubbled up on top. The working DSR708 is not.

    Damn counterfeit caps strike again! I had 2...
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    Out of ideas

    Has anyone ran into this scenario. I am out of ideas on what could be wrong.

    Here is how it all started. Midwest got hit by a storm. Power went out. Unit is hooked to a battery backup, so...
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    Roxio DVDit Pro HD for the PC can now...

    Roxio DVDit Pro HD for the PC can now create/author Blu-ray discs with HD content.

    http://www.roxio.com/enu/products/dvdit/hd/overview.html

    I assume one should be able to import that HD mpg...
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    So what version does one run on a HD DirecTivo to...

    So what version does one run on a HD DirecTivo to get Tytool to work well?
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    Someone had questions about creating HD DVDs from...

    Someone had questions about creating HD DVDs from the original streams. Roxio DVDit Pro HD for the PC can now create/author HD Blu-ray discs.
    ...
  32. Has this been tested with the Jamie's latest...

    Has this been tested with the Jamie's latest unified ms_ftp?

    And what version of Tivo was it tested on? I ask because I know that 6.2 or higher has problems with the mfs_ftp.tcl process.
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    Where can I read more on using the vserver...

    Where can I read more on using the vserver protocol? I tried a search on the forums but no specific info was found on using it.

    With the other tool I had mentioned and linked to, the user is...
  34. Monty your tool inspired me to create a tool that...

    Monty your tool inspired me to create a tool that I have been wanting to develop for some time. More info about it in this post.

    I was wondering if you would be able to offer some assistance. I...
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    Use of tools to extract only program information

    I am looking to write a C# windows program that can be used to keep a database of all the shows you have ever recorded on your Tivo. I find myself pulling stuff off my Tivo using TyTools and then...
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    2 development questions: 1) Can the *.prjx...

    2 development questions:

    1) Can the *.prjx file be opened in Visual Studio or does it require SharpDevelop?

    2) What version of .NET is this based on? 1.1 or 2.0?

    Glad to see it is a .NET...
  37. Okay using sleepers Knoppix-LiteV3_3 for large drive?

    Can I use Sleeper's "Knoppix-LiteV3_3-post3.iso" for my large 300GB drive?

    I ask because the readme says "Supports byteswapping for ide drives". I know that there were issues when PTVUpgrade...
  38. What the heck is /dev/sdc? I have seen only hdX...

    What the heck is /dev/sdc? I have seen only hdX for hard drives.

    Just curious :)
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    In regards to using tpip v1.2. I notice people...

    In regards to using tpip v1.2. I notice people mentioning using the -1 arg. But in reading the doc it mentions thats for a series 1.

    So why shouldn't we be using -2 with tpip for the series 2...
  40. Can I take a TWP season pass backup file from...

    Can I take a TWP season pass backup file from 4.01 DTivo and load it into a newly installed 6.2 drive with the 6.2 version of TWP?
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    I tried downloading weditres from the main site...

    I tried downloading weditres from the main site but it wants a ftp username and password. Where can I get this EXE or can you post it here as an attachment if its not too large.

    I assume its...
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    I did not realize the source was included. I...

    I did not realize the source was included. I noticed the makefile, did you compile the EXE using the GCC compiler or was it generated in Visual Studio?

    I was wondering if I could use the Visual...
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    Any update on the new version? Also have you...

    Any update on the new version? Also have you thought about open sourcing the code so others can add features?

    I am a programmer and would contribute help.

    BTW - Are you using C# or regular C...
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    Thanks got them. I will be posting a "Daisy...

    Thanks got them. I will be posting a "Daisy Cooks" template up there today if anyone is interested.

    gfb107 - What did you think of my suggestions and feedback in my prior post? Any of these...
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    Anyone have a Battlestar Galactica background and...

    Anyone have a Battlestar Galactica background and template they could post here?
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    After using the tool some more, here is some...

    After using the tool some more, here is some feedback and suggestions.

    1. BoxMenu only works if the template file background image is a BMP. It will not work with JPG even though TyTemplate...
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    It would be cool if you guys could joint develop...

    It would be cool if you guys could joint develop a tool that has the best of both of your apps. Or at least share code and tech support as you each develop and expand your tools.

    I am curious how...
  48. Acronis True Image...

    Acronis True Image is better than both Ghost and Powerquest. This is not just my opinion but those of current reviews in PC Pro UK and PC World.

    I have used them all and like Acronis the best. ...
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    This is awesome tool can't wait to try it. I...

    This is awesome tool can't wait to try it. I have always hated the way the text looked in TyTool default menus.

    I loved your templates. It would be cool for people to have some place to...
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    Simple Feature request: Can you creates a...

    Simple Feature request:

    Can you creates a title safe area using both horizontal and vertical guides. I envision this as a toggle button on the toolbar that will turn this wireframe border on/off...
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    Thanks got them. Dave, can you also post the...

    Thanks got them.

    Dave, can you also post the below script so I can see how I might do the transfer. Can this machine that gets the scripts be my main Windows PC which is connected to the same...
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    Dave, your links points to a flickr site. I am...

    Dave, your links points to a flickr site. I am very interested in this script, can you or someone else post it.

    Thanks.
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    Thanks, I had some time today to manually go thru...

    Thanks, I had some time today to manually go thru the long 6.2 thread, since search did not turn up much on "6.2 benefits". Here is what I found, please add to this anything I miss:

    faster...
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    6.2 benefits over 4.x?

    What are the benefits of 6.2 over 4.x hacked?

    I know that the guide problems and other stuff has been fixed. But hasn't this all been fixed via hacks to 4.X?
  55. Just thought about this as well: DTV is...

    Just thought about this as well:

    DTV is switching to MPEG4 eventually, new rcvrs have chips that can handle this, but not the old equipment.
  56. Here is what a friend of mine went thru after...

    Here is what a friend of mine went thru after getting setup with a new account and then 2 weeks later calling them to swap out 2 regular rcvrs with Tivos.

    Called DTV they said would not activate...
  57. Let's all think about a few points 1....

    Let's all think about a few points

    1. DirecTV's relationship with Tivo has gone sour.
    2. DirecTV now has plans to implement their own DVR
    3. But they still have to honor new Tivo activations...
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    Wow, that was certainly fast! I'll give it a try.

    Wow, that was certainly fast! I'll give it a try.
  59. jdliner - thought of a great idea for enhancing...

    jdliner - thought of a great idea for enhancing the template creation after seeing this tool:
    http://www.mediachance.com/dvdmenu/index.html

    Maybe TyTools could be modified to use the files...
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    Great Tool, saved me tons already. If you need...

    Great Tool, saved me tons already.

    If you need some ideas or inspiration for further revisions of features, this link may provide you with some:
    http://www.mediachance.com/dvdmenu/index.html
    ...
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    Anyone successfully using the season pass backup...

    Anyone successfully using the season pass backup module with 4.01b on a DTivo?

    I keep getting an error saying it can't create the file and the directory I am pointing to has permissions wide open...
  62. Sleaze, please post your Ty Template Creator...

    Sleaze, please post your Ty Template Creator here. I am interested as are others. Thanks.
  63. Of course even if the chipset supports MPEG-4...

    Of course even if the chipset supports MPEG-4 what does this mean for TyTools future. Is MPEG-4 as editable as MPEG-2 and how much work would it require to rework the GOP editor for MPEG-4?
    ...
  64. If this is true won't this render the DTivo units...

    If this is true won't this render the DTivo units useless. And even if a software update was released the streams now would no longer work with DTivo.

    Josh I know you have been spending alot of...
  65. The "chapter every X minutes" feature does not...

    The "chapter every X minutes" feature does not seem to be working with a VOB of my own created using an authoring tool for some home videos I have.

    Will this option work for 3rd party VOBs? ...
  66. next planned updates to tytool?

    jdliner, what are your plans for future versions, that is what is your main focus?

    I know getting the FAE working good and handling bad streams and getting the engine working close to perfect was...
  67. New tytools Modern Marvels template released

    New template for Modern Marvels show on History Channel. With 6 and 7 episode versions up on the tytools site at:

    http://www.tytool.com/TyTemplates/TyTool+Templates/default.aspx

    Download and...
  68. Please if anyone is willing, contribute to this...

    Please if anyone is willing, contribute to this thread to further explain settings people may have in their rc.sysinit.author. I think its a good idea newbies (like me) understand what these all do....
  69. Dave gave me these tips: > export...

    Dave gave me these tips:

    > export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/lib/modules

    Not necessary at all. This sets the library path for ld. Unless you're
    building something on the machines,...
  70. Did some research, looks like IGNOREEOF is useful...

    Did some research, looks like IGNOREEOF is useful for the serial bash. See some quotes below:
  71. I thought I would add, if you are doing the RID...

    I thought I would add, if you are doing the RID hack that is you have a receiver with a RID chip that requires a monte setup to hack it for 4.01b software. Then you can leave this line out because...
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    Captain, thanks for the great DVD-Lab info. I...

    Captain, thanks for the great DVD-Lab info. I will definitely give this a try.

    Are you importing SA Tivo streams or are these DTivo streams into DVD-Lab?
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    captain, I do alot of TV series also and woudl be...

    captain, I do alot of TV series also and woudl be interested in getting your template for DVD-Lab. Can you post it here, please.
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    captain, What specific version of DVD-Lab do you...

    captain, What specific version of DVD-Lab do you use? I have heard that with teh newer versions it actually broke the relaxed import for Tivo mpegs. Have you tried your process with the just...
  75. As Gunny said its a guide, whether its a reprint...

    As Gunny said its a guide, whether its a reprint or whatever, people should know better then to take a list of steps and execute them without knowing what they are doing.

    Before I use a Guide I...
  76. Here is a 2 newbie questions for you. Should...

    Here is a 2 newbie questions for you.

    Should the card be activated in the RID unit before I start hacking. Or can I hack the unit, do a Clear and Delete ALL, go into guideded setup again, then...
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    Sticky: Okay I have read thru all of this thread, the...

    Okay I have read thru all of this thread, the file thread, and the newbie thread. I actually found most of my answers in the newbie thread.

    Anyways I learned:

    - you need to do a Monte install...
  78. I disagree, hacking a non-RID unit is so simple. ...

    I disagree, hacking a non-RID unit is so simple. If you want to guide users for a non-RID setup then write a new guide and keep it separate from this one. Its going to confuse newbies and they are...
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    Thought I would add the following. This quote...

    Thought I would add the following. This quote was from a post made by RC3105 and more clearly details the differences between the S2 DTivo units.


    For a regular uma4 DTivo, hacking it is very...
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    Sticky: I have read both these and am confused, thus my...

    I have read both these and am confused, thus my post here.

    The threads all seem to outline doing the hack using Monte. My question is can the RID hack be done without doing a Monte. That is...
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    Sticky: A few questions before I start hacking a RID...

    A few questions before I start hacking a RID unit. I have successfully hacked a non-RID unit using the new way with killhdinitrd.

    It seems the only thing I need to do extra for the RID units is...
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    Best RID Units to Hack?

    Looks like BestBuy is not carrying that many DTivo units anymore. Has anybody hacked the Samsung Units or other new ones that Best Buy or Circuit City is carrying?

    I know from my research in...
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    Not sure but it did not work correctly on my...

    Not sure but it did not work correctly on my drive that had Sleeper way done on it. I did see my bootpage settings but the tivo root at hdc7 did not have my hacks.
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    how do wipe in linux drive?

    I have a old Sleeper'd drive that I want to wipe completly clean so I can restore an image I just made of my newly killhdinitrd hacked Tivo drive.

    I have Johnny deaths mfstools 2.0 boot CD, not...
  85. Thanks putting them in the test.conf and loading...

    Thanks putting them in the test.conf and loading via the normal rc.sysinit works just fine. Now getting 3.3 meg/sec consistently! Thanks alot for these great drivers.
  86. Thanks nams seems like I can run the USB Backport...

    Thanks nams seems like I can run the USB Backport drivers!
  87. Sorry, John just saw your post after editing...

    Sorry, John just saw your post after editing mine. I appreciate all your help. Its late and I am starting to get sloppy :(

    Actually if you have time can you or someone explain the command...
  88. I assume this is not automagically called by...

    I assume this is not automagically called by rc.sysinit. Not sure how I call a file from within a script is it just "call test.conf"

    Does this need to be placed anywhere special or is putting it...
  89. Someone asked about distorted backgrounds in a...

    Someone asked about distorted backgrounds in a pervious post so I decided to post this here.
  90. Hex edit needed for tytool.exe for Intel CPUs...

    Hex edit needed for tytool.exe for Intel CPUs - has this been included in this release or others before it?

    This may be the fix, but just wanted to confirm with you that this is the setting for...
  91. Where does this test.conf live and who calls it?

    Where does this test.conf live and who calls it?
  92. Is there a command to determine kernal version that running?

    As the title says. Want to determine the exact version like 2.4.20 or 2.4.18

    I am running a killhdinitrd 4.01a kernal on my Dtivo HDVR2.
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    Or do yourself a favor like I did after going...

    Or do yourself a favor like I did after going thru too many flaky kernals off emule and get the InstantCake version for $20. Then using an ISO tool like WinISO or MagicISO you can extract the mfs...
  94. I noticed that these files support certain...

    I noticed that these files support certain kernals. I just hacked my Tivo using a stock 4.01a kernal that I got from here that was killhdinitrd by me. So I am not monteing into one of the kernals...
  95. Thanks. And what about this serial bash line:...

    Thanks. And what about this serial bash line:
    /bin/bash</dev/ttyS2&>/dev/ttyS2&

    I think this can be left out now as well. Isn't this handled by the bootpage settings for dsscon?
  96. Thanks John for all your help in responding to my...

    Thanks John for all your help in responding to my posts. My Tivo is now completely hacked using the manual method. No more Sleeper for me.

    I also now have backups so if I need to reimage all my...
  97. UPDATE: Okay so it looks like "ls" command is...

    UPDATE:

    Okay so it looks like "ls" command is not part of the tivo linux setup, why is beyond me. I looked for "ls" in /bin and /sbin.

    So I added AlphaWolfs version and now I can do an ls. ...
  98. problems here, did the killhdinitrd on a 4.01a...

    problems here, did the killhdinitrd on a 4.01a kernal and dd'd it over okay. I made this rc.sysinit.author when I had the hard drive connected to PC, I assume thats okay since the tivo root is...
  99. If you are trying to use a 3.1 kernal to on a...

    If you are trying to use a 3.1 kernal to on a 4.01 install and are not doing a Monte install where the 3.1 kernal boots first and then via a monte it boots 4.01, then that is your problem.

    You...
  100. help removing old stuff from rc.sysinit.author

    here is my rc.sysinit.author, I commented what I think can be removed since I am no longer using the Sleeper method and did it the manual way with killhdinitrd. I am also using the Superpatch. Also...
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    Sticky: I noticed that your dd command example shows 2...

    I noticed that your dd command example shows 2 extra parameters I am not familiar with.
    That is, bs=1024 count=2048

    What are these values and are they always the same?
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    Sticky: Just wondering is there anyone out there running...

    Just wondering is there anyone out there running with a killhdinitrd'd 4.0.1a kernel and if so any problems?

    Trying to determine if I should spend the extra time to Monte my drive or not. I am...
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    Sticky: BTW, I am going to be restoring from an...

    BTW, I am going to be restoring from an InstantCake CD, I assume the mfsrestore settings should work just fine.

    I read something about byte swapping, but someone mentioned its not an issue if you...
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    Sticky: Thanks for all the details. I just found out...

    Thanks for all the details.

    I just found out that the static version of mfstools was only created to allow backing up of monte setups including a Sleeper setup. Thus it is no longer needed with...
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    Sticky: Thanks, that is what I thought, but wanted to...

    Thanks, that is what I thought, but wanted to confirm.

    So just to confirm I understand the process correctly. All I need to do is take a stock 4.01a kernal and run killhdinitrd on it, then...
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    Sticky: From my reading on this forum, it sounds like one...

    From my reading on this forum, it sounds like one can hack a 4.01 setup on a HDVR2 without having to do a monte. I understand that I can use a killhdinitrd 4.01a kernal on a 4.01b Tivo, since the...
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    I figured it out. For others who want to know it...

    I figured it out. For others who want to know it looks like model TCD240080 is 4.0.1b-02-2-240 version and thus the latest
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    Getting started, need some advice

    I did my drive with Sleepers ISO, but my new years resolution is to do it the new way. However, I believe my current 4.01 image to be corrupt since I suffer from random reboots.

    I am thinking the...
  109. Okay thats weird, all the guide data is there now...

    Okay thats weird, all the guide data is there now and it probably updated by day 2.

    But when I checked system information in the settings menu its only shows that it has guide data up to the...
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    I feel stupid, I forgot that 4.x can be run on...

    I feel stupid, I forgot that 4.x can be run on DTivo but is not offered by Tivo for these systems. Thus I would need a SA to be able to get the latest 4.x

    If I find someone with a standalone is...
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    Question about tivo images

    I have been searching for a 4.01b-02 image which is the latest. But instead of trying to do this, couldn't I just setup a Tivo with no hacks from a original image.
    Then wait for the update, take...
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    That fixed it, just took awhile I guess.

    That fixed it, just took awhile I guess.
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    I am also having problems with the fakecall on a...

    I am also having problems with the fakecall on a new rebuild. The only thing I did differently was that I accidentally tried doing a test call using the phone when it was not hooked up and it...
  114. New install, how long for all guide data?

    I just did a new rebuild and so far its been 2 days and I can only see the current days guide data. Just wondering how long it takes for it to get the guide data for several days forward so that I...
  115. I wonder, I had no reboots and all of a sudden...

    I wonder, I had no reboots and all of a sudden when I started seeing the message did my reboots appear. It got to a point where it would reboot randomly every 15 minutes. So I figured it was a bad...
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    Sticky: I thought this image is an LBA48 image:...

    I thought this image is an LBA48 image:
    ed2k://|file|Tivo-S2-4.0.1b-02-2-xxx.mfs|170550624|48FFAD93E480DE2149F908E5092E8EA6|/

    Can someone confirm if the above image is good. I want to avoid LBA48...
  117. Doc, what version are you running? I am...

    Doc, what version are you running?

    I am running 4.01b.2003.12.02-1731-01-2-240 and also did the most recent SuperPatch. My unit is an HDVR2 as well and backdoors enabled.

    I am wondering if any...
  118. I get the same error also and even after doing a...

    I get the same error also and even after doing a clear and delete everything. Can anyone help with this one?
  119. Sticky: Sony DVP-NS725P - plays but video is bad

    When I am playing non-film content on my DVP-NS725P, i.e. TV Shows or hybrid content (interlaced + film), the video on the screen will flicker between most quick scene changes. I noticed it alot on...
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    Just tried cleaning the power ribbon cable with...

    Just tried cleaning the power ribbon cable with an eraser and reseated it along with the parlex cable. I powered it up with top off and neither the hard drive nor the fan power up. I get a machine...
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    Should I replace the power supply

    we had a power outage here today from a bad storm and I think it may have caused a reboot during the power flux. All of a sudden it changed channels and it just went blank. No power lights on...
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    I deleted a bunch of older programs and I have...

    I deleted a bunch of older programs and I have not had a reboot since then. Must have been a bad sector it kept writing to and drive diagnostics probably kicked in to avoid it after the delete.
    ...
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    I have a audio drop out issue with 4.0. Does...

    I have a audio drop out issue with 4.0. Does anyone know if this is fixed in any of the 4.01 versions?

    Basically, the audio drops off for about a second and then returns. Happens about once or...
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    I do not have my original tivoapp. I believe the...

    I do not have my original tivoapp. I believe the above post mentions how to cleanoff the kmem tivoapp patch that is applied when using Sleepers ISO. But I am not sure how to run it from a one line...
  125. 4.0 vs 4.01 vs 4.01b - differences thread - please contribute

    I thought it would be helpful for myself and newbies to have one thread where the differences between each 4.X version was outlined. I did a search and could not find any compiled information on the...
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    Thanks, good to know I am on 4.0. I am glad the...

    Thanks, good to know I am on 4.0. I am glad the patches I applied were all 4.X compatible. I only started paying more attention to the version when the HMO patch was released. I obtained a 4.01b...
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    help - am I running 4.0 or 4.01

    I downloaded a 4.01 image from overnet, but now I am thinking it was just a 4.0 version.

    Here is my info:

    Tivo screen shows:
    4.0-01-2-230

    tivo:/$ echo "mls /SwSystem" | tivosh | grep -i...
  128. Thanks for the tips. A few questions. You...

    Thanks for the tips. A few questions.

    You mention - "I like to put in chapters at the removed commercial breaks."
    I was looking at the chapter points in TyTool and it has a feature to put them...
  129. Thanks bato for the info. It sounds like FAE is...

    Thanks bato for the info. It sounds like FAE is not going to really effect quality of video and should be very quick to reencode since it only does the GOPS you break at cut points.

    I will give...
  130. Research done, now have a few questions on DTivo to DVD

    A few questions now that I have done my homework and am getting ready to burn all my DTivo ty files to DVD. Please, Correct any of my statements if they are wrong.

    1)
    FAE Editing Question:...
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    50C sounds like it is the ceiling and is probably...

    50C sounds like it is the ceiling and is probably meant as a worst case scenario. So running at 48C consistently can't be good then.

    I wanted to lower the temp anyways since heat kills the...
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    How hot is hot?

    I upgraded my DTivo S2 about 2 months ago and it was running great. Now I get random reboots about 3 a day.

    I checked temp it runs at between 44 and 45C. Is this too hot and can it be cause of...
  133. jdliner, you stated: So should I only use...

    jdliner, you stated:

    So should I only use mpeg2vcr to edit DTivo streams? That is will GOP tytool editing not work. Also does tytool do a recode or does it do GOP edits where no recode is needed...
  134. Well I did the Sleeper script to a 4.0 image and...

    Well I did the Sleeper script to a 4.0 image and it worked just perfectly. Well except for not recognizing my DVD-ROM as a CD-ROM, but I figured out that at the prompt you can specify the linux image...
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    good tip for all newbies

    I found out that hard way that *.tcl scripts must be ftp'd as binary.

    I assumed that they were ACSII since I could open them in Wordpad. If you search you can find this answer, but I thought it...
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    I had a DVD-ROM I was using for my CD-ROM and it...

    I had a DVD-ROM I was using for my CD-ROM and it was hooked as Secondary Master. I got it to work by specifying hdc=cdrom as a parameter at the first prompt at bootup.

    Actually you need to type...
  137. I heard something about DD copy. What is this...

    I heard something about DD copy. What is this and can it fully backup a hacked image, monte and all?

    Is there no way to backup a hacked image with Monte? Is the only way to write a script like...
  138. Wow that seems quite large. Did you do a delete...

    Wow that seems quite large. Did you do a delete everything before you did the backup?
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    Trilight - What version of MPG2VCR, TyTool,...

    Trilight -

    What version of MPG2VCR, TyTool, and TyStudio/TyProcess are you currently using?
    Do you always convert the mpeg2 audio to AC3 now?

    I also wanted to download the 7/2003 version...
  140. Thanks, it did work okay after a reboot.

    Thanks, it did work okay after a reboot.
  141. here is some of my processes from "ps aux". ...

    here is some of my processes from "ps aux".

    What is the /bin/bash -login?

    I was in telnet testing a noppv.tcl script and I did a (ctrl-c) to stop it after it seemed it was done. I did not run...
  142. problem remounting as ro, says / is busy

    I must have stopped a program (crtl-C) and I think it was still closing a log file. Is there a way to find out what process is holding my root busy?

    I need to remount root as ro, because as I...
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    What brand fan are you using and where did you...

    What brand fan are you using and where did you get it from?
  144. I was actually hoping this thread could be used...

    I was actually hoping this thread could be used to validate the p2p images by using sizes we are given by users who have personal image backups.

    But I do like the idea of using a Hash table if you...
  145. A few questions before I start. I read thru...

    A few questions before I start. I read thru almost all of the threads and took notes but am still confused and want to confirm some things.

    Here is my destination setup:
    HDVR2 DTivo, Linksys...
  146. Okay here is some info I got from SmoothAck ...

    Okay here is some info I got from SmoothAck

    349,394 KB
    Tivo software version is : 4.0.1b.2003.12.02-1731-01-2-240

    All latest updates since 1-13-04
  147. wow thats a huge size difference from the one I...

    wow thats a huge size difference from the one I have. Mine is half what yours is, my mfs is 160MB but it is only 4.0

    The menu reports it as version 4.0-01-2-230

    Its hard to believe that that...
  148. Better yet also add the version that you see on...

    Better yet also add the version that you see on the screen if this is an image you installed and booted to test.

    Or you can use this command from a bash prompt, got this from a Sleeper thread...
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    JohnnyDeath - I know once you get that 4.01...

    JohnnyDeath - I know once you get that 4.01 update you are going to make a mfsbackup for safekeeping :)

    So can you help out with my thread and lookup the version reported on the screen and then...
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    Are you using the version 2.0 of mfs tools? The...

    Are you using the version 2.0 of mfs tools? The one that most people use is Johnny Deaths mfs_tool ISO image to create a bootable CD.

    I think you can get it from tivostuff website
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