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  1. (a) "Typo" doesn't have an "i" in it. I find...

    (a) "Typo" doesn't have an "i" in it. I find that amusingly ironic.

    (b) I'm not going to start the flaming, but this board basically reviles attempts like this to automate the process, since all...
  2. Search for ciphercheck.

    Search for ciphercheck.
  3. Your recordings are still encrypted. You need to...

    Your recordings are still encrypted. You need to disable encryption through the methods discussed on the board (e.g. the appropriate superpatch). You'll also want to look at the techniques on...
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    You should upgrade to 6.x.

    You should upgrade to 6.x.
  5. Sticky: This software doesn't re-compress or re-size any...

    This software doesn't re-compress or re-size any video streams. It simply repackages the .ty files into .vob files.
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    deleted because it was redundant.

    deleted because it was redundant.
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    In an effort to cut off the harsh answer you will...

    In an effort to cut off the harsh answer you will deservedly get from my fellow board members, I'll say this: "you haven't searched properly." All the stuff that is current is still there.

    In...
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    Tivo is making a big deal that their HD box (with...

    Tivo is making a big deal that their HD box (with two cablecard slots) is coming out soon. Might be worth waiting for that.
  9. Sticky: (a) You know I wasn't complaining about your...

    (a) You know I wasn't complaining about your tool, but responding to someone else right? I'd hate do seem rude for no reason.
    (b) You seriously had 99 on a disc? Um, blanks cost like what...less...
  10. Sticky: I think you need to work on your template more,...

    I think you need to work on your template more, 'cause I'm fairly certain I've had more than 18 episodes. Of course, at that size it's getting hard to be able to read the screen text.
  11. (a) Search. (b) No, it's not. Seriously, it's...

    (a) Search.
    (b) No, it's not. Seriously, it's not. Deal with it.

    People like this are why I've largely stopped posting.
  12. I don't think Tivo is pushing for allowing -any-...

    I don't think Tivo is pushing for allowing -any- new features. Their contract with DTV has expired, and they're pushing their new contract with Comcast as the key to their future.

    Moreover, the...
  13. Sticky: Are you extracting a show that's currently...

    Are you extracting a show that's currently recording?
  14. Two questions: 1) The tserver included in this...

    Two questions:

    1) The tserver included in this zip. Is this the one modified to not need the NowShowing script? Should we replace our old ones on the tivo?

    2) What's this about push? I don't...
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    The PROM hack refers to literally desoldering a...

    The PROM hack refers to literally desoldering a chip on the mainboard, and resoldering on a hacked PROM chip.

    It is not a good idea for your first soldering job, but on the other hand there are...
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    I suspect that - much like the 4.x hack for...

    I suspect that - much like the 4.x hack for dtivos, the HMO for dtivos and other hacks - that the development work is being kept quiet at the moment. I'm not implying any malicious or greedy intent,...
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    You're going to have to do some searching. ...

    You're going to have to do some searching. Frankly, you're not likely to get any replies to this other than the one I'm about to give.

    1) You need to learn the background of Tivo hacking, such as...
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    Not that I wouldn't enjoy having it be one =P

    Not that I wouldn't enjoy having it be one =P
  19. Normally, we should reprimand you for not...

    Normally, we should reprimand you for not searching before asking these questions, but what the hey...


    No, you're incorrect. It cannot be hacked without a physical prom mod but that mod is a...
  20. I never use chapters whatsoever except when...

    I never use chapters whatsoever except when moving a movie/special to disc. Put differently, for any episodic TV shows I just ignore the chapters entirely.
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    Yeah, they wont. It's almost guaranteed at this...

    Yeah, they wont. It's almost guaranteed at this point that any replacement from DTV will either be an r10 or the new non-tivo r15.

    I'd cancel my tech support request and just ebay a new unit if I...
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    Okay, I know for a fact you either didn't search...

    Okay, I know for a fact you either didn't search as instructed, or you're inept at searching. Searching for that error message pulled up a post with the solution immediately. Try it.
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    You need to do a bunch of things: 1) Read the...

    You need to do a bunch of things:

    1) Read the documentation
    2) If you're going to ask for help with error messages, FIRST try and search based on those messages, and then only then if you cant...
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    It's funny, but I've always just written the "[]"...

    It's funny, but I've always just written the "[]" codes out, so I haven't noticed.
  25. Yes. Please LOOK in the forum. God. Don't...

    Yes. Please LOOK in the forum.

    God.

    Don't be lazy.
  26. It's funny but I forget that word is censored all...

    It's funny but I forget that word is censored all the time. It's so counterintuitive.
  27. The problem was that he made up his mind before...

    The problem was that he made up his mind before learning the facts. To paraphrase Chris Rock, anyone who makes up their mind before hearing the question is an *****.
  28. There are a few issues raised by this post. 1)...

    There are a few issues raised by this post.
    1) There is no reason renaming the tivoweb folder would affect your ability to telnet in or use bash. This means you did something else wrong that you're...
  29. If nothing else, I think they serve a certain...

    If nothing else, I think they serve a certain purpose: hopefully during the time before they hit the sewer, some other new and/or whiney posters will read them and lose their will to moan.
  30. It is, unfortunately (and for reasons I'm not...

    It is, unfortunately (and for reasons I'm not clear on), quite variable. Sometimes it only takes the hour or two it suggests, other times I've read posts indicating it took days.

    If someone knows...
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    Okay, this is a linux question, not a Tivo...

    Okay, this is a linux question, not a Tivo question, but I'll give you a hint: there's a very simple command you can type when running a program to exit it and get back to your bash. There is also a...
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    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=374...

    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=37434
    Newbie Guide Index

    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=42325&highlight=collected+info
    6.2 Collected Info
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    Yuo know what? You're right. Somehow I spaced...

    Yuo know what? You're right. Somehow I spaced out here. Yeah, only standalone S1's can be used manually.

    My bad.
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    S1 Dtivos can be used as a sort of manual VCR, in...

    S1 Dtivos can be used as a sort of manual VCR, in that you can tivo shows manually.
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    Oh plenty of us can, but there's several reasons...

    Oh plenty of us can, but there's several reasons why many aren't. We've explained this countless times, etc. etc. etc.

    One of the most important reasons is that no one here supports Sleeper's...
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    If they're series 1 boxes, yes. If they're...

    If they're series 1 boxes, yes. If they're series 2 (or higher), no.
  37. I highly doubt it, and in fact discourage it. A)...

    I highly doubt it, and in fact discourage it.
    A) The format iPod video is using is a bad call. It's not widescreen, it's not viable for tv-out (despite the fact that the iPod video has tv-out) and...
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    6.2 Collected Info...

    6.2 Collected Info
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    This post tells me three things: 1) You don't...

    This post tells me three things:
    1) You don't know the difference between tserver and tytools
    2) You don't have the latest version of TSERVER (NOT tytools) installed most likely.
    3) You didn't...
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    Of course, an even better solution would be for...

    Of course, an even better solution would be for you to edit one of the templates - they're easily read txt files - so you can put the cells wherever you want! There's also a peice of software here...
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    Thank you.

    Thank you.
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    If a physical prom mod is done, it is hackable to...

    If a physical prom mod is done, it is hackable to some point. If by upgradeable you mean "can it's hard drive be replaced", then yes. Just do a standard hinsdale upgrade.
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    Yup, you're right: you cannot do anything (well,...

    Yup, you're right: you cannot do anything (well, almost anything...see below) without physically modding the prom. This service is available in the Buy/Sell forum here on DDB. Not that I do it...
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    Do you realize how quickly I wrote these...

    Do you realize how quickly I wrote these responses? This is easy.

    Interestingly, you've done all of the following:
    1) Used a variety of logical fallacies (strawman, ad hominem, false example)...
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    I already conceded that yes, the unscrambling...

    I already conceded that yes, the unscrambling seems to go against the DMCA. However, the longer Tivo waits to prosecute on this, the less likely they could succeed in any court.

    The classic...
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    That's fine, but I've done the research. You...

    That's fine, but I've done the research. You should learn to respect other people's knowledge in areas this specific. If you're unwilling to become sufficiently educated in the area, don't talk...
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    I don't know about you, but I'm not fired up at...

    I don't know about you, but I'm not fired up at all. This 'conversation' is exceedingly easy, so it hasn't gotten to any point where I'd be "excited".


    I'd wager that's a lie, but whether or not...
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    The NowShowing script doesn't work with 6.2...

    The NowShowing script doesn't work with 6.2 properly. As noted here:

    6.2 Collected Info
    You should be using the latest version of tserver that incorporates the nowshowing functionality.
  49. Well, offhand you could use VirtualDub to extract...

    Well, offhand you could use VirtualDub to extract the audio and video streams (direct-stream copy w/o recompression), then amplify the audio (I dont have virtualdub in front of me, but I believe it...
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    You misunderstand me: I was asked specifically...

    You misunderstand me: I was asked specifically about the HMO/MRV enabling. I had already stated above that the prom mod (software or hardware) was a DMCA violation.

    Legally, what this means is...
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    Glad to hear it. Good luck.

    Glad to hear it. Good luck.
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    I'm a law student, not a lawyer yet. Thus the...

    I'm a law student, not a lawyer yet. Thus the standard IANAL caveat applies (i.e. having not passed the bar in any jurisdiction, I cannot provide legal counsel in an official capacity to anyone).
    ...
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    Well played.

    Well played.
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    You're an ***** and a troll; this should be in...

    You're an ***** and a troll; this should be in the sewer.

    I -am- a law student, and I -am- qualified to answer this:
    1) It is not illegal, either based on statute or violation of contract, to...
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    First of all, go here: 6.2 Collected Info...

    First of all, go here:
    6.2 Collected Info. This forum doesn't look kindly on people not doing the underlying work to hack their tivo (i.e. people wont generally answer questions pertaining to...
  56. There any reason you don't want to install 6.2? ...

    There any reason you don't want to install 6.2? There are no benefits whatsoever that I'm aware of to leaving 4.x there instead of 6.2.
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    Don't get me wrong, it's possible that some...

    Don't get me wrong, it's possible that some change between last year and this (either in 3.1.1c>6.2 or a change in their networking) may now require the phone when it didn't last year. I'm just...
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    I had the season ticket last year, after having...

    I had the season ticket last year, after having hacked my DirecTivo to block all calls (was running 3.1.1c at the time) and had ZERO problems.
  59. So basically you want it to pull tmf files...

    So basically you want it to pull tmf files instead of ty files?
  60. Well, ignoring the fact that this thread isn't...

    Well, ignoring the fact that this thread isn't for support questions (see the title), I'd like to point out that I've altered the first-post to include a link to the updated tivowebplus distribution...
  61. Yeah. Thankfully though (as you'll notice soon)...

    Yeah. Thankfully though (as you'll notice soon) hacking 6.2 is fairly simple. That reminds me, I need to update that thread for some new Tivowebplus info.
  62. Well, the only work I did was to collect other...

    Well, the only work I did was to collect other people's information, but I think you'll find this page useful:

    6.2 Collected Info

    I think I've got it pretty clear there.

    Good luck, and...
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    Okay, I'll step up here: You NEED to tell us, at...

    Okay, I'll step up here:
    You NEED to tell us, at the very least, what problems you're experiencing.
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    Generally, this board's members will not support...

    Generally, this board's members will not support any Sleeper-related problems.
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    His sig indicates he has 6.2 running on an HDVR2,...

    His sig indicates he has 6.2 running on an HDVR2, not 6.1. There's an important distinction: only the R10 units use 6.1. All other Series 2 hardware runs 6.2. The R10 is the only DirecTivo series...
  66. Did you honestly just praise post 33 over a...

    Did you honestly just praise post 33 over a thousand posts later?

    I'm sorry, but that's damned funny. Especially since the latest version of tserver doesn't use a NowShowing file at all.
  67. As pleased as I am that Eastwind already...

    As pleased as I am that Eastwind already referenced my collected info thread, I can't resist posting the link directly.
    ...
  68. Well, I can't fathom why you didn't have...

    Well, I can't fathom why you didn't have upgrading disabled (you know, in the bootpage?), but what's basically happened is that you won't be able to view those old shows until you rehack your system....
  69. I'm actually not using TivoWebPlus (I posted that...

    I'm actually not using TivoWebPlus (I posted that info based on other posts), so unfortunately I cant verify this personally. Can anyone let me know either way?
  70. (a) The link you were given earlier (that told...

    (a) The link you were given earlier (that told you about the tserver that didn't require NowShowing.tcl) had that link already.
    (b) In a seperate thread, you asked how to disable encryption in 6.2....
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    Yes. You're going to have to monte so you can...

    Yes. You're going to have to monte so you can use an unscramble kernel.
  72. Thread: "Salam"

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    (a) The moderator's english is fine. (b) Your...

    (a) The moderator's english is fine.
    (b) Your english is EXTREMELY poor. Not to mention the inexplicable decision to include the most ridiculous of pidgins, "leet-speak" in your second post.
    (c)...
  73. This is what pisses us all of. First of all,...

    This is what pisses us all of.

    First of all, if you were looking for something in 6.2, you'd think you'd start here. If you had, you'd have found this paragraph:

    "3j) Audio-only channel...
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    Hayreas, maybe I'm being too forgiving (I -am-...

    Hayreas, maybe I'm being too forgiving (I -am- just coming back in at 2am from a nice night out), but I'm pretty sure he was joking.
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    Should just have to do a clear-and-delete. Maybe...

    Should just have to do a clear-and-delete. Maybe 51killer.
  76. While it's already been pointed out that you're...

    While it's already been pointed out that you're on a fool's errand (trying to hack an R10), it's worth mentioning that your specific problem - not being able to fit a 40gig image onto a 40gig hd - is...
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    Don't worry about it; you asked a reasonable...

    Don't worry about it; you asked a reasonable question in the right thread, so at least you were on the right track. It's just frustrating because it's so common (i.e. I have no particular...
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    This is highly frustrating. I've answered this...

    This is highly frustrating. I've answered this question (as have others) quite explicitly. If you dial-home after having superpatched your 6.2 dtivo, your unit will download certificates for the...
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    Offhand, I'd first do a search on that error with...

    Offhand, I'd first do a search on that error with 51killer, 'cause it may be an error from within the file, i.e. the file it's trying to work with may not be present (I've got no personal experience...
  80. I'm sorry; I didn't mean to imply I knew the...

    I'm sorry; I didn't mean to imply I knew the answer. I was just asking why you weren't asking in the support thread. If I knew, I'd help. Perhaps Jdiner will be able to help.
  81. Out of curiosity, why not post this in the...

    Out of curiosity, why not post this in the support thread for TyTool?
  82. Well, I'm paying them for some marketable skill...

    Well, I'm paying them for some marketable skill =P.

    Alas, I've had my first day of work at the D.A's office today, so I'm going to get back to decompressing with video games.

    (PS, funny...
  83. Exactly right. Except, possibly, one point: by...

    Exactly right.

    Except, possibly, one point: by "convert 2 partitions into killhdinitrd", I'm hoping you mean "convert my system from a multi-partition monte system into a normal dual-system...
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    I was of no help? Perhaps that's because you...

    I was of no help? Perhaps that's because you didn't go to the links you were given.

    One of those links was THIS post, one of mine, where I collect all the relevant info on hacking your 6.2 system...
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    Amazing. In the time it took me to reply to your...

    Amazing. In the time it took me to reply to your original reply (which didn't include the line quoted above), you added this line.

    Why, let me ask?

    No, forget it, it's a rhetorical question. ...
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    Ban ban ban ban ban ban ban. Jaesus H....

    Ban ban ban ban ban ban ban.

    Jaesus H. Christ...immediately after being told to search the site (not to mention being linked to extremely clear threads on the subject, including my own where the...
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    Seee, here's the thing: that means the problem is...

    Seee, here's the thing: that means the problem is with you. If there are quite literally millions of people who learned C++ (or any given subject) from those books, the problem is you. You're not...
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    Oh don't get me wrong - my component signal is...

    Oh don't get me wrong - my component signal is beautiful - but in general I favor digital connections for these devices for the simple reason that it removes the concept of cable-introduced noise or...
  89. Before going further, maybe we're talking past...

    Before going further, maybe we're talking past each other a bit. I was saying that it would be non-trivial if not impossible for existing equipment to receive the stream, add a watermark to the...
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    Your best bet would be to either post a specific...

    Your best bet would be to either post a specific link here (where many of the hack creators are), contact the selling agency (if its a third party, e.g. eBay) and/or contact the hack authors...
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    I've got exactly that situation (an HDTV but w/ a...

    I've got exactly that situation (an HDTV but w/ a SD DirecTivo). The issue is that DirecTV's stream (and all SD signals) were "accepted" based on the sharpness of an image on an SD TV. SD TVs, by...
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    Specifically, the problem is this: if you don't...

    Specifically, the problem is this: if you don't call home after using the Superpatch, your system will run fine in perpetuity. If you do call home, your system will download MRV keys which expire...
  93. Riley, this goes against quite a bit of what I've...

    Riley, this goes against quite a bit of what I've been told here. In general I'll assume you're likely to know better than I (for the obvious reasons of your actual programming knowledge here, and...
  94. No, that's wrong. The DirecTivos don't perform...

    No, that's wrong. The DirecTivos don't perform any alteration on the stream, and in fact aren't powerful enough to handle the operations required to decompress the DirecTV stream, layer on a...
  95. My system has had 6.2 for awhile, installed from...

    My system has had 6.2 for awhile, installed from auto-downloaded files. Perhaps coincidentally, I received a notice from DirecTV in the physical mail yesterday indicating that 6.2 was coming. I...
  96. Yeah, you already can do that.

    Yeah, you already can do that.
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    Of course you're right; I was being too glib. ...

    Of course you're right; I was being too glib. The ports are "active" in the sense that it receives power, but nothing will function in them.
  98. I'd recommend TV Tome (http://www.tvtome.com). ...

    I'd recommend TV Tome. It's an excellent repository for information of TV programs (I routinely use it myself for episode numbers in particular, when archiving shows to DVD).

    If there were some...
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    There's no actual indication of any intention on...

    There's no actual indication of any intention on DirecTV's part to activate the USB ports. 6.2 might have (since it has the HMO code in it), and that may be what the person you spoke with was...
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    Not to sound at all sycophantic, but I couldn't...

    Not to sound at all sycophantic, but I couldn't put it any better. I stop by this forum every day or two, spend 10-15 minutes looking through new posts and (if I can) answering a few questions. I...
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    I'm not linking you to it, because its SO simple....

    I'm not linking you to it, because its SO simple. I have a post (just search for 6.2 collected info, and you'll find it) where I've compiled all the relevant 6.2 hacking info. I've also posted...
  102. A) You've got to remount your tivo as read/write...

    A) You've got to remount your tivo as read/write not read-only. Search.
    B) You've got to have tivoftpd running to connect via FTP. If you didn't put it on your tivo while hacking it, you're going...
  103. I've updated the front post to reflect the new...

    I've updated the front post to reflect the new superpatch info (which, until today, I wasn't aware of). Please check for any errors, and point them out to me as per usual.
  104. You've got to be kidding me, right? It's a file....

    You've got to be kidding me, right? It's a file. You burn it to a disc the same way you burn ANY file....jesus christ.
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    Lets see, which threads would this have been...

    Lets see, which threads would this have been approrpriate in?

    1) The 6.2 Questions thread.
    2) The TivoWebPlus Questions thread.

    Now is this one of those threads? No? So you're saying it was...
  106. Whoops, lemme clarify. Telnet can be started...

    Whoops, lemme clarify. Telnet can be started from your rc.sysinit or .author file without any additional software (since its built in), but tivoftpd does need to be copied over. In fact, I should...
  107. You're a bit confused about what each of those...

    You're a bit confused about what each of those things do.

    The only thing accomplished by applying a killinitrd'd kernel is that the security measures (which otherwise would delete any modified...
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    Okay, now you're just being an arse. Not only...

    Okay, now you're just being an arse. Not only have I already politely pointed out that its not appropriate to post the file in the BODY of the post instead of attaching it, but you CLEARLY don't...
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    (a) Don't ever post such a long file in the body...

    (a) Don't ever post such a long file in the body of the post, but rather attach it.
    (b) In an utterly not insulting way, if you read the two linked posts there'd be no reasonable way for you to not...
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    Careful, "symantecs" would be the plural of an...

    Careful, "symantecs" would be the plural of an antivirus program/company; semantics is something a little different. The Software Version is the operating system version installed on the Tivo. The...
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    Why? Because I chastised you after you (1) lied,...

    Why? Because I chastised you after you (1) lied, (2) broke the rules of the board by (3) trrying to steal Tivo service, and (3) failed to apologize for your mistakes?

    Oh no, my dear little...
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    Not with Series 2, thief. Search, this has been...

    Not with Series 2, thief. Search, this has been discussed amply.
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    No you haven't, you liar. If you had, you'd have...

    No you haven't, you liar. If you had, you'd have noticed the stickies that clearly state that discussing service theft is both illegal and not acceptable on this board.


    What part of the...
  114. I can't sleep, so I'll answer this. I realize...

    I can't sleep, so I'll answer this. I realize you say you found it, so good for you! I figure posting this explanation might be a step towards helping newbies search more effectively.

    Searching....
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    Clear and Delete will remove your guide data (the...

    Clear and Delete will remove your guide data (the Tivo interface explains what each version of C&D does).
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    A) Sleeper's ISO (TivoScripts) is neither...

    A) Sleeper's ISO (TivoScripts) is neither supported on this board any more, nor up to date in terms of hacking, etc. The only Sleeper help you'll get is from the existing (and clearly marked...
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    The only important thoughts are "search" and...

    The only important thoughts are "search" and "this has already been discussed, you obviously didn't search."
  118. A) What's your source? a SA or DTivo? B) What...

    A) What's your source? a SA or DTivo?
    B) What mpeg codec are you using, since it might account for this?
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    Sticky: Step one: Think. If the program is telling you...

    Step one: Think. If the program is telling you that it cannot exploit a kernel, what's the first thing you should do? I would say it would be to check the list of kernels that the program can be...
  120. I'm seriously not joking. What are you asking? ...

    I'm seriously not joking. What are you asking?

    It sounds like you're asking for someone to give you a guide, right?

    Look, here's the thing about being handicapped (lets assume, for the moment...
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    All DTivos. No hack. BTW, you can't hack the...

    All DTivos. No hack. BTW, you can't hack the R10 anyway (at least without a physical prom mod).
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    No. Its a complete image. Restoring an image to...

    No. Its a complete image. Restoring an image to a hard drive means fully overwriting all the contents of the hard drive.

    Please search before posting questions. That was an EXTREMELY easy...
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    You -told- them you'd upgraded your hard drive? ...

    You -told- them you'd upgraded your hard drive? Wow. Interesting move on your part.
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    Yes, you can copy one drive to another without...

    Yes, you can copy one drive to another without expanding. The Hinsdale Guide is quite explicit about this, and provides instructions.
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    Did you search? I remember a discussion about...

    Did you search? I remember a discussion about this from many months ago.

    Incidentally, I don't think its too wise to leave your tivo open to the internet like that. You're basically leaving a...
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    Didn't you read the post above? There's no...

    Didn't you read the post above? There's no software hack available. The ONLY option is to physically modify the PROM.
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    I can't personally help you w/ a series 1, but...

    I can't personally help you w/ a series 1, but you'll have to at the least provide a lot more information

    1) What unit are you running?
    2) What hacks were installed?
    3) Did anything happen right...
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    Except its illegal.

    Except its illegal.
  129. Tivoftpd is the daemon required for normal ftp...

    Tivoftpd is the daemon required for normal ftp access to the normal filesystem of the tivo. mfs_ftp is the daemon required to handle the unique mfs filesystem, i.e. to extract/insert tmf/ty files.
  130. Oookay. Then you haven't read properly. If...

    Oookay.

    Then you haven't read properly. If you look at the Hinsdale Guide, or plenty of posts here, they explain how you can do a full backup without losing any shows.

    The most common backup...
  131. What's unusual is I tried this config, i.e. just...

    What's unusual is I tried this config, i.e. just the symlink and no insmod'ing. I wonder what could have been causing my problems at the time. I didn't post regarding them because I [perhaps...
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    I'm not flaming you here, but this doesn't look...

    I'm not flaming you here, but this doesn't look like a hacking question at all. As a result, I'd bet you'd have better luck looking at the Tivo Community Forums, or calling Tivo itself for support...
  133. Well, yes and no. I'd like the audio preview if...

    Well, yes and no. I'd like the audio preview if we could figure out a good way to handle it, but I think a pure waveform would be ideal. The reason is simple: the situation we're trying to cover...
  134. Well, according to Nut, I need to retract my...

    Well, according to Nut, I need to retract my statement on test.conf, because apparently I was mistaken about its purpose. That's my fault.

    As to the drivers: I had trouble with my 6.2 system when...
  135. Thread: 4.0 Rid

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    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=423...

    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=42325&highlight=collected+info
    6.2 Collected Info
  136. If you're loading the USB2.0 drivers (as you say...

    If you're loading the USB2.0 drivers (as you say you are), then yes, you need to insmod the drivers, and yes you need to do the proper symlink. As a general rule, if you're given instructions on...
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    Have you thought of posting in the support thread...

    Have you thought of posting in the support thread for tivoweb? Or searching?
  138. One possibility would be this: you actually have...

    One possibility would be this: you actually have two video windows, one showiing the GOP view, and one showing the FAE view (the fae view would only update when you stopped scrolling, i.e. if you...
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    Well, consider your options: 1) Use MRV to move...

    Well, consider your options:
    1) Use MRV to move tivo'd shows between Tivo boxes.
    2) Use normal tytool/mfs_ftp to extract shows, clip the commercials, and play the vob files on your hacked xbox.
    3)...
  140. Sorry, you're right, that's just as plausible. I...

    Sorry, you're right, that's just as plausible. I guess I assumed my guess because many/most people forget you can't just cp the folder without breaking the links. He should check both.
  141. Well, I think that's our problem: you copied your...

    Well, I think that's our problem: you copied your hack folder (which I bet includes Alphawolf's tivotools package) without the right parameters, so some/all of the links in there are broken. As a...
  142. First question: if you run ps on the tivo (while...

    First question: if you run ps on the tivo (while connected via terminal), does it show tivoftpd running? If not, you may have misttyped your path somehow.
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    Always activate/subscribe first. If there's any...

    Always activate/subscribe first. If there's any problems with the unit, you're going to want to resolve it before you start hacking for a variety of reasons. As to mattering what version: the two...
  144. a) You dont need to do anything to prep the...

    a) You dont need to do anything to prep the drive. When mfs_tools restores a new image, it will be formatting the disk.
    b) You can hook the drives up, on either/both channel, however you want. ...
  145. Thread: 4.0 Rid

    by The Only Druid
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    Hmm, I was under the impression there was a...

    Hmm, I was under the impression there was a reason people were running 4.01b instead of 4.0, but I'll assume you're right here, as usual.

    In general, my point was that the original poster didn't...
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    You know, that's so funny: EVERYONE ALREADY KNEW...

    You know, that's so funny: EVERYONE ALREADY KNEW THAT! If you'd only looked at the boards a little bit, you'd have known this. Then, we'd all have been saved this post...


    Nope.


    Yeah,...
  147. Thread: 4.0 Rid

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    No you don't. There is no 3.0 for Series 2...

    No you don't. There is no 3.0 for Series 2 hardware. You're running 3.x.x, possibly with a letter version. Similarly, there is no 4.0 for Series 2 hardware thats worth running, but rather 4.01b is...
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    You made several mistakes, most notably using...

    You made several mistakes, most notably using Wordpad. You should only edit with a unix-friendly editor, such as the free and quite powerful "Crimson Editor".
    Next, you appear to have a Sleeper'd...
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    (a) there is no "path" to the shows, because the...

    (a) there is no "path" to the shows, because the MFS file system is more complex than that.
    (b) if you run mfs_ftp, you can extract .tmf files, or using tytools w/ mfs_ftp you can extract .ty files...
  150. I have 6.2 running, and haven't seen this at all....

    I have 6.2 running, and haven't seen this at all. In fact, I'm pretty sure (but not positive) that only the SA software versions have this right now. Of course, a deal was just announced between...
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