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  1. Thread: Live cache

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    since you're using a standalone tivo, get an...

    since you're using a standalone tivo, get an external tuner (aka vcr) hook it up to the composite inputs, and switch it as you like and keep your happy 4 hour live buffer.
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    presuming that mfs reall does act like a...

    presuming that mfs reall does act like a database, and presuming that the client will not write, (seeing as it may not be able to anyhow) I don't really see any problems with sharing in a...
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    just use the dma copy descrambler to descamble it...

    just use the dma copy descrambler to descamble it then.you'll need to hack up extractstream or mfsstreams. you'll need to look at tivo app and/or the kernel source for the protocol for using the...
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    no one but tivo really knows what is held in...

    no one but tivo really knows what is held in memory.

    I personally would GUESS that since mfs acts as a database that very little if anything is cached.

    for it to work with anything greater than...
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    ROFLMFHO

    ROFLMFHO
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    Excellent Explanation Pyston.. The ST20 is...

    Excellent Explanation Pyston..

    The ST20 is really VERY easy to disassemble.. even easier if you write a disassembler :)
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    since when? oh yeah wait.. I have a p99 card.....

    since when? oh yeah wait.. I have a p99 card.. 0427-XXXX-XXXX

    Also, discussing the existance of DirecTV hacks is not against the rules, discussing specifics is. And there's certainly nothing...
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    theres a physical switch in the access card...

    theres a physical switch in the access card slot.. it's either not making contact, or theres a damaged trace or....
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    I used followup stuff to generate jumplists and...

    I used followup stuff to generate jumplists and such.. I was working on a much better disassembler when I got sidetracked by life..
    oh well.. :)

    actually, since there's an st20 emulator out, I...
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    Cool hadn't looked at that site before.. (though...

    Cool hadn't looked at that site before.. (though I know one of the people mentioned...)


    no idea about the type mismatch.. .. oh you MUST put a value in the base address. (0 is fine)
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    The encryption/decryption (presumably simple xor)...

    The encryption/decryption (presumably simple xor) is done during a dma transfer from the st20 memory into main memory, then from main memory to the video output device.

    With encryption enabled,...
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    http://www.dealdatabase.com//forum/showthread.php?...

    http://www.dealdatabase.com//forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=10346&pagenumber=2


    AFAIK the st20s have no permenant storage on the DTiVo.

    The code that runs on the ST20s really just takes the...
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    I posted some tools that may help anyone...

    I posted some tools that may help anyone interested in extracting and rebuilding .btls, and anyone interested in playing with st20 assembler.. you don't really need to mess with the assembler to do...
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    I will only answer questions about these tools...

    I will only answer questions about these tools that I deem relevant.., so, no stupid questions .. :D


    If anyone is actually interested in using these, I'll make modifications and suport them..
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    yeah.. .. :D since it's not terribly...

    yeah.. .. :D


    since it's not terribly relevant any more, here are some tools..

    you may need runtimes for these that you don't have..
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    From what has been gleaned, that information is...

    From what has been gleaned, that information is passed from DTV, and is not used, just stored.. I would think it extremely likely that is start and stop or start and length info for commercial blacks.
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    you could conceivably use dt to switch to an...

    you could conceivably use dt to switch to an audio scid during a recording, an get output similar to a hashed recording (I imagine)
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    blah blah blah.. pull all of the jumpers...

    blah blah blah..


    pull all of the jumpers off, give it a try
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    I'm rather good at converting VB C, if...

    I'm rather good at converting VB <-> C, if someone wants..
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    just hang on to them.. someone will want it...

    just hang on to them.. someone will want it sooner or later.
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    try running a ground to the (metal?) casing of...

    try running a ground to the (metal?) casing of the switch or ground the sheilds of the cables going to the lnbs
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    yes. use netcat or such to pipe the output from...

    yes. use netcat or such to pipe the output from mfstools over then network. (or any of the several methods used for streaming the tystreams over the network)
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    why not port gaim to the tivo?

    why not port gaim to the tivo?
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    That post answered a lot of my concerns about how...

    That post answered a lot of my concerns about how you had it installed.. :D Primarily the center tap to ground.. (which I guess you did mention before and I just overlooked..)

    You could get...
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    what brand/model is your TV? Mine's an RCA, and...

    what brand/model is your TV? Mine's an RCA, and I didn't need to do anything special to get it to 800x600.. it also completely ignores refresh rate on the vga inputs (converts everything to 60hz...
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    sounds like something is hooked up wrong.

    sounds like something is hooked up wrong.
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    Dave; Ya Gotta Love 'im. Nice to know he's still...

    Dave; Ya Gotta Love 'im. Nice to know he's still targetting legitimate subscribers..
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    :D It's an Isolation Transformer. Its real...

    :D

    It's an Isolation Transformer. Its real purpose is to create a completely seperate second circuit fed off the first circuit. The reduction in hum comes from the fact that there are no...
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    no. That's not the case. Having a lightning rod...

    no. That's not the case. Having a lightning rod does not make you get hit by lightning. It makes it so that if you ARE hit, the lightning rod gets hit instead of your house/sat/whatever.

    note: I...
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    I've never actually seen the tool in question. ...

    I've never actually seen the tool in question. If it works via the send5505 command, then there is no scroll function, though you could give it a timeout or intercept buttons to simulate it.
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    3. How do you play it on your 68" TV? You get...

    3. How do you play it on your 68" TV?

    You get a 68" TV with a VGA input and feed ALL your damn video through the computer at your TV's max resolution, playback of DVDs is SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO much...
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    I HAVE had this problem in the past, and it's...

    I HAVE had this problem in the past, and it's affected more than just DTiVos.. Here's an easy experiment for you. Buy a grounding adapter, clip the metal tab Plug it in and plug in a computer. Get...
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    it's been answered more than a few times, though...

    it's been answered more than a few times, though you are asking the question in a totally new way.. :)

    You're being HASHED by Dave.

    Go have a problem with it elsewhere

    The general idea...
  34. What do you think they reserved 12 hours for? ...

    What do you think they reserved 12 hours for?

    The movies will probably be updated during the nightly download... There's no reason other than watchability that they are not sent at a higher speed...
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    Even a properly grounded shield will not protect...

    Even a properly grounded shield will not protect against a lightning strike. The only real thing that you can to is provide a more attractive ground in the vicinity.
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    If there's no drive activity, hook up your serial...

    If there's no drive activity, hook up your serial cable and see if you're sitting at bash or something..
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    with the cable connected to the receiver and...

    with the cable connected to the receiver and again without, measure AC and DC voltage on the shield. (Voltage on the center is supposed to be relative to the shield)

    If you get AC then you are...
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    impossible for dvd-r maybe.. not impossible...

    impossible for dvd-r maybe..

    not impossible for some conceivable future format..

    also, should FMDs ever come out, it's been 3 years now since I first heard about them, they'll hold 20-100GB...
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    You can also stack multiswitches in parallel...

    You can also stack multiswitches in parallel rather than serial if you ever need to hook up a LOT of receivers, all you need to stack multiswitches in parallel are regular splitters which will handle...
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    If the damage is in MFS, which it may well be,...

    If the damage is in MFS, which it may well be, your version of 'forever' may not be.. let it sit for a day or 2 and it may fix it. it does a filesystem check on MFS during boot at about that time.
    ...
  41. Use PGMs script to enable nightly downloads

    Use PGMs script to enable nightly downloads
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    Feel free to write a faq, Put it in the howtos,...

    Feel free to write a faq, Put it in the howtos, and I'll move it to be the very second howto. Then YOU can maintain it yourself..
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    Correct voltages means that the serial control...

    Correct voltages means that the serial control connection (I2C) is carrying traffic in both directions. The fact that you have no signal on either tuner is disturbing. Was there a lightning strike...
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    whoa man.. lots of talk.. There's really...

    whoa man.. lots of talk..

    There's really nothing else to talk about.. I've contributed enough information about it to give any half skilled hacker 5 steps past the front door.

    This hack...
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    Get a larger hard drive, extreme IT, and save...

    Get a larger hard drive, extreme IT, and save your happy subbed drive in case of failure, or, if you're the throw caution to the wind type, just extreme your existing drive.

    most hacks will not...
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    if the voltage on the tuner changes when you...

    if the voltage on the tuner changes when you change transponder, then the 5505 is talking to the tuner.

    on some transponders, the signal strength will be 0 thanks to spot beam. on other...
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    There is NO unwink mod for the DTiVo.. (It was...

    There is NO unwink mod for the DTiVo.. (It was never winked to begin with.. :D )

    There is NO 303 mod for the DTiVo.. (it's not an RCA 303 receiver)

    There are some tasty mods out there, which...
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    The whacko part is that it's affecting both...

    The whacko part is that it's affecting both tuners.

    1) test the tuner control
    hook a voltmeter up to the sat 1 input
    scroll through transponders, the voltage should alternate between 13v...
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    By my definition, a 303 mod is a mod that makes...

    By my definition, a 303 mod is a mod that makes an rca 303 receiver ignore the zkt.
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    I should release a file that won't allow ANY...

    I should release a file that won't allow ANY access card.. now that'd be useful...
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    you have good voltage but it's not tuning yes? ...

    you have good voltage but it's not tuning yes?

    on both tuners?

    That's whacked. Have you been playing with any funky software? The tuners are controlled by a serial interface on the 5505s.. ...
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    Oooh ooh get one of those usb snake lights and...

    Oooh ooh get one of those usb snake lights and turn tivo into a night light..

    and uh.. maybe rig up a usb ****** for use when watching 596...
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    I attempted an exchange of a drive for a fellow...

    I attempted an exchange of a drive for a fellow in Canada who had already called in with the drive and told them it was from a tivo. when I called maxtor with the serial number they referred me to...
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    I've been in the DTV scene for less than a year...

    I've been in the DTV scene for less than a year and the DTivo scene for less than that.. Hell.. I'm a newbie.. I don't understand all of what gets said.. (as evidenced by a variety of my posts.....
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    :o or :rolleyes: or :eek:

    :o

    or

    :rolleyes:

    or

    :eek:
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    hypothetically speaking, you could capture and...

    hypothetically speaking, you could capture and store the ca stream and the program stream and then run them through the decryption later.. of course, that'd require a fair bit of hacking.. :D
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    if you've ever seen me on there, you weren't...

    if you've ever seen me on there, you weren't seeing me.. :D maybe one of these years I'll get around to a visit.. but to date, I don't believe I've ever gone on a tivo irc..
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    well.. ya outposted me.. ;D

    well.. ya outposted me.. ;D
  59. :D

    :D
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    Reminds me of other laws I've seen and disagreed...

    Reminds me of other laws I've seen and disagreed with.. :(

    Decss for instance.. I happen to own a TShirt that our lovely federal government has declared illegal.. not that they've ever stopped...
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    an improperly grounded electrical outlet (neg not...

    an improperly grounded electrical outlet (neg not stable ground) or an ungrounded dish are much more likely to cause problems than a hard drive..

    get a voltmeter, detach both cables from your...
  62. Extracting it shouldn't cause any loss. using...

    Extracting it shouldn't cause any loss. using vsplit would only get rid of garbage (I think) and resoring it shouldn't take anything more than mfs_import, and a script to add it back to the play...
  63. The background animations on the menus are just...

    The background animations on the menus are just mpeg feeds, the menu itself is an overlay.. something running in an unblocked timer driven loop should be quite able to update it reasonably though.. ...
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    AFAIK creating descrambling code is pretty low on...

    AFAIK creating descrambling code is pretty low on the totem pole.. Realistically, it wouldn't be THAT dfficult, you'd just need to copy the data through the mediaswitch to the extraction program.....
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    Actually, it should work fine if you change the...

    Actually, it should work fine if you change the prom or rc.sysinit to show that it is an SA, and then get a suitable remote if the one you have is something other than the "peanut"
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    boojew: no. it isn't a process. It doesn't...

    boojew: no.

    it isn't a process.

    It doesn't run on the PPC or under linux.

    It CANNOT be reset. (well.. OK it can.. but you have to do a hardware reset on the 5505s to do it, then tivoapp...
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    I used the package Dae posted in the howto, it...

    I used the package Dae posted in the howto, it worked fine.
  68. dumping to a gfx card would kinda defeat the...

    dumping to a gfx card would kinda defeat the purpose no?

    get a linux mame that will write to a frame buffer, and set up a loop to dump the frame buffer to the output chip x times per second and it...
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    you probably have an unintentional short between...

    you probably have an unintentional short between 2 of your pins, or you inadvertantly removed something that should not have been removed, or or maybe you put the chip on backwards, or didn't ensure...
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    Until the 30th of this month, I work for Comdisco...

    Until the 30th of this month, I work for Comdisco in Rosemont, IL..
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    :D oh yeah.. I've dabbled in embedded system...

    :D oh yeah.. I've dabbled in embedded system design and organization too.. ..
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    BubbaJ needs a job!

    If anyone has a well paying position somewhere in the Chicago area, or somewhere warm, please send me a PM!

    As far as skills go, I don't really have any.. :D

    Other people seem to think I'm...
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    there's a little cable running from the front...

    there's a little cable running from the front panel to the DTiVo main board.. if that camle is loose on either end, the remote and the front panel buttons will not work.. give that a look see..
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    sounds reasonable. so, you'll need an API for...

    sounds reasonable.

    so, you'll need an API for the unlock code, you'll need to block read access to the prom by default, and you'll need a prom that will only boot a kernel that is signed.

    sign...
  75. Thread: Cardless Dtivo?

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    8 seconds is a LONG time in the internet age

    8 seconds is a LONG time in the internet age
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    time to replace your prom then..

    time to replace your prom then..
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    with the current upgrade path, a new kernel is...

    with the current upgrade path, a new kernel is flashing the bios anyhow. With the current upgrade path, this hack is irrelevant.

    You could alter the prom to ONLY boot from the kernel on hda3, and...
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    you could always read the voltages off a working...

    you could always read the voltages off a working tivo and build your own PS..
  79. hopefully suitable procedure for recording HD...

    hopefully suitable procedure for recording HD (modified not to show on screen) not tested

    use a 2.5 machine, with dual tuners enabled
    start 2 non HD programs, one recording in the background, the...
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    the rc.sysinit from the hack directory is the one...

    the rc.sysinit from the hack directory is the one that gets installed.

    the #! at the beginnning of a shell script tells the shell that is loading it which interpreter to use so:
    #!/bin/bash uses...
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    well.. I don't RECALL seeing anything that would...

    well.. I don't RECALL seeing anything that would do it, but if you REALLY wanted to, you could probably hijack something in the .btl to jump to the card insert routines when you send a command via...
  82. Thread: HDTV/DSS/DTiVo

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    I have yet to see a true HDTV stream on my "HD...

    I have yet to see a true HDTV stream on my "HD ready" TV. I bought the thing 'cause it had a vga input and I thought a 52" monitor would be cool. all of the video comes in to the computer, theaving...
  83. AFAIK there aren't and commercial HD PVRs yet. ...

    AFAIK there aren't and commercial HD PVRs yet.

    Your best bet is to get a computer, big hard drive, and an HD tuner should be less than a grand total. even then, you won't be able to time shift a...
  84. Just to get the situation clear: 1: you had...

    Just to get the situation clear:

    1: you had extreme working fine
    2: you tried to get back to 2.0 but it didn't work
    3: you reflashed the bios from extreme
    4: you still can't get 2.0 to...
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    From the good folks at tivo: camdiag you'll...

    From the good folks at tivo:

    camdiag

    you'll probably want camdiag out or camdiag status..

    (it's a tivo executable in the zip file)
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    all of the install scripts should are easy enough...

    all of the install scripts should are easy enough over serial.

    The one posted in the howto looks absurdly easy to me.. (send one file, execute one command?) but I think you may then need to edit...
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    there's an executable on there somewhere (I don't...

    there's an executable on there somewhere (I don't recall where and my DSL is down right now so I can't go look) that reads the card ID.. I would assume that in IVAC or IAC it would not read it or...
  88. Thread: 25xtreme error

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    Most of the computers I have put together since...

    Most of the computers I have put together since 1998 support recognising and booting from slaves. It is in fact the default configuration that I use. (it makes it easy to stick a diagnostic drive...
  89. Thread: 25xtreme error

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    3rd person breaking pissing match: The BIOS...

    3rd person breaking pissing match:

    The BIOS can be configured in such a manner as to allow a drive set to slave to work without a master. Basically, the master just gets to decide when the slave...
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    let us know when you finish it.

    let us know when you finish it.
  91. sounds like your module is corrupt, redownload it...

    sounds like your module is corrupt, redownload it from a known good source and reinstall
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    replace the physical card detect switch with...

    replace the physical card detect switch with something software controllable from linux. The reason that you can't just 'reset the ird' is that the ird software is running part in one place and...
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    more than a few people here and at tivo...

    more than a few people here and at tivo community, etc, have been having serious problems booting up.. ure my 3 and yo're might be running right, but those 3 ppl out of 10 are screaming that they...
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    Word from an installer friend is that they were...

    Word from an installer friend is that they were pulled due to the large number of issues in installing them, waiting for a new generation less prone to errors.
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    The virgin prom isn't on the ent anywhere because...

    The virgin prom isn't on the ent anywhere because it's on your tivo HD
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    This refers to MPEG1, but it goes over the...

    This refers to MPEG1, but it goes over the concept and usage of PTS and DTS
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    I'll take a look.. LOTS of info is available.....

    I'll take a look.. LOTS of info is available.. just gotta find it.. :D

    anyway, maybe this'll help too..
    it's apparantly a test program for mpeg2 compliance?
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    ISO/IEC 13818-2

    ISO/IEC 13818-2
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    For What it's worth, hopefully something ISO/IEC...

    For What it's worth, hopefully something
    ISO/IEC 13818-1
  100. Thread: Reboot problem

    by BubbaJ
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    I seem to recall there being something in the...

    I seem to recall there being something in the rc.sysinit that sets the time to something closer to valid, you're breaking because the APG can't sync the TiVos time with the Sat Time.
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    hopefully the encryption is simply a value xored...

    hopefully the encryption is simply a value xored with each block, to test, xor the first few blocks of each file and see if it produces a repeating pattern.
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    try 9 and then go through the file till it starts...

    try 9 and then go through the file till it starts to misalign and find out why..
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    you ask this of a company that tracks when you...

    you ask this of a company that tracks when you press channel down.
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    hmm.. they're definitely NOT database files.. and...

    hmm.. they're definitely NOT database files.. and they're definitely NOT binary executables..

    BigDog, you see the pattern.. seperate the chaff from the wheat
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    you may be able to experiment with launching...

    you may be able to experiment with launching tivoapp as a on-root user, without permissions on the tools or filesystems needed to wipe the drive.
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    you CAN bypass the sub on an SA.. it's fairly...

    you CAN bypass the sub on an SA.. it's fairly pointless though, unless you don't want/don't need guide data. (and there's a few methods that fake tivo out too.)
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    If they send an upgrade, it'll format and...

    If they send an upgrade, it'll format and overwrite the spare partition. I keep all my hack stuff on / when an upgrade comes I'll need to move it.. That's OK with me..
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    Poll: LOL.. You're whacked.. no no.. I mean it.. :D

    LOL.. You're whacked.. no no.. I mean it.. :D
  109. Thread: Swapping Drives

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    for version less than 2.5 a swap will work. ...

    for version less than 2.5 a swap will work.

    version 2.5 and beyond need the key that gets loaded into the mediaswitch to be the same one that was used during recording.
  110. Thread: Getting Locals

    by BubbaJ
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    unless you paid for one, you DON'T have a...

    unless you paid for one, you DON'T have a lifetime sub.
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    Whether or not it duplicates tivoweb...

    Whether or not it duplicates tivoweb functionality, it's an obvious benefit to people who don't have ppp set up, and who don't want to deal with the hassle of setting it up.
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    tivo doesn't understand fdisked partitions.. you...

    tivo doesn't understand fdisked partitions.. you need to use pdisk.. further, if you're using extreme, put the drive on the secondary bus and don't use bswap in dd
  113. Then ask a specific targetted intellegent...

    Then ask a specific targetted intellegent question, and when you find the answer, be sure to post it in the place you would have (or did) look
  114. iamcanadian: if the first person who had asked...

    iamcanadian: if the first person who had asked that question would have posted it in the howto, it would be there already.. now.. are YOU going to post it in the howto?
  115. The only reason the steps are missing is because...

    The only reason the steps are missing is because YOU (or anyone else) hasn't added them yet.

    If you have specifc targeted questions, feel free to ask them.

    you may wish to modify this to make...
  116. Thread: Fsck'd?

    by BubbaJ
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    a couple things to try 1) check your jumpers...

    a couple things to try

    1) check your jumpers (doesn't really seem likely given it died while in the machine)

    2) edit /etc/inittab to redirect the output of /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit to /dev/ttyS3
    ...
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    AFAIK you need to reboot between kernel changes. ...

    AFAIK you need to reboot between kernel changes. I know that would piss me off if I went to watch a show and the machine rebooted on me..
  118. remove any steps from your thought process not...

    remove any steps from your thought process not suggested by me, and you'll have a clean clear process that provides all relevant information in a format limited only by dictated rules, and a...
  119. If you think the info needs to be in the howto,...

    If you think the info needs to be in the howto, put it there. If someone doesn't like it they can complain, if I (or another mod) agree, the post will be removed. That's all there is to it..
  120. step 12 says what to do to gain subtest, if you...

    step 12 says what to do to gain subtest, if you want to make it easier without going against the wishes of surgeon (The guy who put extreme together), you could highlight the importance of that step...
  121. Thread: Fsck'd?

    by BubbaJ
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    it isn't, but you should be able to use redhats...

    it isn't, but you should be able to use redhats compiled fsck with extreme.. (sorry I didn't make that clear..)

    unless you changed something in the boot structure, not doing sync is irrelevant. ...
  122. Thread: Fsck'd?

    by BubbaJ
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    fsck will work, but the kernel needs byte...

    fsck will work, but the kernel needs byte swapping enabled (probably easier to use extreme with the compiled fsck).. I don't really follow what it is you're trying to do though..
  123. If it's confusing and you think it needs to be...

    If it's confusing and you think it needs to be made clear, add it to the howto thread. if the authors of any of the various programs complain, it can be removed, or, at vadims request, things can be...
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    pull the plug. Why'd you choose brillo as a...

    pull the plug.

    Why'd you choose brillo as a nick? do you enjoy scrubbing dishes or something?? we use plastic cups and paper plates 'cause we're too damn lazy to wash them.. :D
  125. I'll jump on that soapbox now.. :D The answers...

    I'll jump on that soapbox now.. :D

    The answers to everything you have been trying to do should be in the howto thread. If they're not, feel free to add them.

    If the answer to every newbie...
  126. Thread: "303 Mod"

    by BubbaJ
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    THERE IS *NO* 303 mod for the direcTiVo. For...

    THERE IS *NO* 303 mod for the direcTiVo. For people who are REALLY interested in learning, there is a wealth of information available once you understand what you are doing. Potentially dangerous...
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    well.. a 120 billion byte drive is only ~112GByte...

    well.. a 120 billion byte drive is only ~112GByte so you get a good deal more with a 160 billion byte drive.. (even if it only recognizes another 16 billion bytes...)

    The IDE driver needs to be...
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    due to limitations in the ide interface itself...

    due to limitations in the ide interface itself you can only get 128 gigabytes (~137.5 billion bytes) the 160 billion byte drive sends non-standard commands over the ide interface to work around the...
  129. _Formula: The (theoretical) tag I'm talking about...

    _Formula: The (theoretical) tag I'm talking about would not be associated with any channel, and would apply on a global(for the tivo) scope.
  130. The video and audio are sent in different...

    The video and audio are sent in different packages. With the tivo looking for a video package and not finding it, it's pretty easy to see why it hangs. There's probably another tag somewhere else...
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    Why switch, we can make THIS pvr system easy to...

    Why switch, we can make THIS pvr system easy to share recording over the net..
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    .. hmm.. the one that got chopped in half last...

    .. hmm.. the one that got chopped in half last week.. central time.. .. I want the whole thing mind you.. not just the first half.. :D
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    could someone with a 2.0 or decrypted 2.5 send me...

    could someone with a 2.0 or decrypted 2.5 send me a copy of enterprise? I hadn't seen that one yet...
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    Interesting concept.. If you kept your tivo full...

    Interesting concept.. If you kept your tivo full of suggestions (or perhaps found some way of generating and regenerating a bunch of 1 hour lightly compressed favorites that don't show up in now...
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    He posted an expected 5Mbps.. sounds like a...

    He posted an expected 5Mbps.. sounds like a little less than half.. I think I'll stick to TurboNet.. ('specially 'cause I've got a switch no further than 5 feet from any of my tivos.. maybe I'll...
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    prices for the type of modem used in the tivo are...

    prices for the type of modem used in the tivo are considerably less than $25.. It cost me $5 for a 56K retail, and $1.25 wholesale(when bought in 100+ quantities) The cost per is VERY low when...
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    I'd use it.. .. at least until I get my NIC .....

    I'd use it.. .. at least until I get my NIC .. NICK.. :D
  138. Thread: Frozen Tivo

    by BubbaJ
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    Tivo 2.5 is the common denominator. TiVo knows...

    Tivo 2.5 is the common denominator. TiVo knows of this issue, and may soon have a solution for it for subscribed users.. :D
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    TiVo has.. send a PM to chipster and ask him...

    TiVo has.. send a PM to chipster and ask him about the part of the "Special BubbaJ update" that added the showcases and Mags, there should be info for you in there..
    :D
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    dish reflects EM radiation to LNB LNB translated...

    dish reflects EM radiation to LNB
    LNB translated EM radiation in its band to electrical impulses
    Tuner selectively discerns a channel of data
    STi5505 Transport layer reads data from tuner and uses...
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    Sorry man.. the FEC takes place in the transport...

    Sorry man.. the FEC takes place in the transport layer, before the data is decrypted.
  142. :D

    :D
  143. Thread: "303 Mod"

    by BubbaJ
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    Lets put it this way, If you, on your own, can...

    Lets put it this way, If you, on your own, can come up with a real understanding of what is involved in this type of hack, then the people who are involved in UNDERSTANDING the system for their...
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    It is not possible for it to have been a...

    It is not possible for it to have been a satellite problem as there are reports of non-tivos continuing uninterrupted.
  145. Thread: "303 Mod"

    by BubbaJ
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    The problem with info like this is that it erodes...

    The problem with info like this is that it erodes the foundation we stand on. eventually, when enough hacks to the system are in place, without anyone fully understanding the system, the system will...
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    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=dbs+reed+solo...

    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=dbs+reed+solomon
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    lateral geniculate nucleus: this is where the...

    lateral geniculate nucleus: this is where the nerve trunk that feeds from the eyes enters the brain right? I'm pretty sure that wouldn't cause pixelation..

    I'll have to get back to you on that...
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    :D neither of those would cause pixelation ...

    :D neither of those would cause pixelation

    http://www.biols.susx.ac.uk/home/George_Mather/Linked%20Pages/Physiol/LGN.html

    problems with the lgn would cause disturbances in vision along the...
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    There are several things (and kinds of things)...

    There are several things (and kinds of things) that will affect pixelation. I'll list some of them, and people who have the tools can test the data to see what's what.

    1) The data itself is bad...
  150. The prom hack gets you through in ~5 secs The...

    The prom hack gets you through in ~5 secs
    The rc.sysinit can have quite a lot trimmed, but it only runs ~5-10 secs anyway, (though you could easily get it down to 1

    The main limitation is the...
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