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    It's also possible to manually upgrade a hacked...

    It's also possible to manually upgrade a hacked tivo from slices. If there are people interested in this, we can see if we can locate some 11.0n slices.
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    Nice work! It's unlikely that the 2.4 Monte...

    Nice work!

    It's unlikely that the 2.4 Monte Mips is going to compile out of the box for a 3.x kernel. One might be better off looking at kexec, though that isn't set up as a loadable module, last...
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    Sorry, I didn't look inside the archive. I'm...

    Sorry, I didn't look inside the archive. I'm sure the one packaged with replace_initrd is fine.

    --Jamie
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    Most people use replace_initrd...

    Most people use replace_initrd (http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?53272-Replace-initrd-mips-linux) to replace the initrd with a tiny inert replacement...
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    I suspect you have the 32 bit version of...

    I suspect you have the 32 bit version of mfs-utils. A TivoHD has a 64 MFS and requires the 64 bit version of mfs-utils.
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    It might be because you have held it back and not...

    It might be because you have held it back and not allowed it to upgrade to the latest version, 11.0m.
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    You can find the 11.0m patches here...

    You can find the 11.0m patches here.
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    Wireless will almost certainly be slower than...

    Wireless will almost certainly be slower than wired.

    This thread on TCF indicates that 12Mbps is the expected TTG series3=>pc transfer rate with wired networking: (see the section titled "How...
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    See this...

    See this for a description of the original patch and what it does. It's more selective than the brute force no-encryption patch, and as a result, ti allows transfers of encrypted recordings, in...
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    What's the connected USB device? usb.c: USB...

    What's the connected USB device?
    usb.c: USB device 2 (vend/prod 0x5a6/0x8) is not claimed by any active driver

    You might try booting with no usb devices connected, and if that still crashes, try...
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    tivosh is multi-threaded in newer Series 2...

    tivosh is multi-threaded in newer Series 2 software releases, and it is normal to see multiple processes in ps corresponding to a single tivosh invocation: link.
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    Have you done tivo-to-tivo and tivo-to-pc testing...

    Have you done tivo-to-tivo and tivo-to-pc testing with netperf? It might give you a clue whether the problem is the network, or something else.
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    I know there are some compatibility issues with...

    I know there are some compatibility issues with PHY initialization that seem to be NIC specific. You might be able to get it to work if you are setup to compile the driver from source, and can...
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    I don't think that vBulletin supports special...

    I don't think that vBulletin supports special characters (like ".") in a search string. See this.

    You may just want to use google, adding in "site:dealdatabase.com" to list only links from...
  15. This. Sector #0 is the boot sector. The Apple...

    This.

    Sector #0 is the boot sector. The Apple Partition Map starts at sector 1.

    It may still be true that other partitions will not be aligned properly for 4K sectors. I'm looking at my...
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    There is a compiled in schema, but it can be...

    There is a compiled in schema, but it can be overwritten with a schema read from a file, via the TIVO_SCHEMA environment variable. See README.Jamie in the mfs-utils distribution for more info.
    ...
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    Some possibilities: Your path does not...

    Some possibilities:

    Your path does not include /tvbin.
    Your script files have dos line endings instead of unix line endings. dos2unix fixes this.
    Other environmental problems: check PATH,...
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    Partition 14 looks the same as the Premiere. It...

    Partition 14 looks the same as the Premiere. It appears to be a SQLLite DB now used for guide data. Not sure what partitions 6 and 7 are used for. Would be interesting to mount them up and see...
  19. Hard to say what is going wrong without seeing...

    Hard to say what is going wrong without seeing the logs after a failed upgrade (log subdirectory in the 9th partition).

    If you don't have cci protection to worry about, then 1) seems like a...
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    okay. It is kind of strange, and is probably an...

    okay. It is kind of strange, and is probably an artifact of how jmfs works - expanding using a single partition instead of two. Hard to say whether it is the root of your problems.
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    I listed the necessary hexdump command to dump...

    I listed the necessary hexdump command to dump the superblock: hexdump -C -n 256 /dev/hda10.

    What you found in the kernel log does not tell us what is in the MFS superblock. The kernel knows...
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    Dump the MFS superblock: bash-2.02# hexdump -C...

    Dump the MFS superblock:
    bash-2.02# hexdump -C -n 256 /dev/hda10
    00000000 00 00 00 00 eb ba fe ed d0 d4 94 e2 00 00 00 10 |................|
    00000010 00 00 00 01 00 00 00 40 00 00 02 40 00 00...
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    The "Apple_Free Extra" partition is normally the...

    The "Apple_Free Extra" partition is normally the last partition on the disk and is a holding space for any unpartitioned space on the disk. Seems odd to have that as partition 14, with an active...
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    tivosh is a tcl interpreter with tivo specific...

    tivosh is a tcl interpreter with tivo specific extensions. tivowebplus, for example, is written in tivosh compatible tcl. Check out /tvlib/tcl for lots of example code. In particular,...
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    I believe most (or all?) of the CableCard state...

    I believe most (or all?) of the CableCard state is in MFS in /State/Cablecard. Access to mfs is available both from tivosh (on tivo only; readwrite) and mfs-utils (tivo or pc side; readonly).
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    Seems quite unlikely to me that you could fool...

    Seems quite unlikely to me that you could fool the prom into transferring control into the wrong kernel this way. You might be able to swap the root file system after the initrd scan completed.
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    This seems to assume that the kernel is read...

    This seems to assume that the kernel is read twice: once to check its signature, and again to actually run it. It seems much more likely to me that it is read just once: read into memory, checked...
  28. Yes, you'll have to read the source to figure out...

    Yes, you'll have to read the source to figure out what is going on.

    I found the message in the mfslive-1.4 sources.

    The volume header is at block 0 in partition 10. The code seems to think...
  29. Refering to the mfstools source, this particular...

    Refering to the mfstools source, this particular message means that the MFS volume header crc (checksum) isn't correct, and neither is the crc on the backup volume header. With both the primary and...
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    That is the general idea. It should be...

    That is the general idea. It should be similar in size to the foo.gz that you copied out in the earlier step.
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    Have you looked at the dd man page...

    Have you looked at the dd man page? Among other things, dd lets you copy data out of a file, starting at an offset. Here's the first couple of steps:
    let "offset = 0xC91C"
    dd if=tivo-1.06.3.bin...
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    There is a gz file embedded within the bin,...

    There is a gz file embedded within the bin, apparently at offset 0xC91C, if that comment is right.

    So you need to dd copy the gz image out of the bin, then decompress it, then patch it, then...
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    Looks a lot like this...

    Looks a lot like this thread.
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    Get the tivopart distribution from the referenced...

    Get the tivopart distribution from the referenced threads.
    Be sure to read the README.tivopart. Your main focus should be on the "revalidate" option, which is all you really need to accomplish...
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    Is linux not seeing the drive at all, or just not...

    Is linux not seeing the drive at all, or just not able to read the partition table? Did you use tivopart r to inform linux of the tivo partition table?
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    One idea might be to try to find where the 24...

    One idea might be to try to find where the 24 hour kill check is applied, and bypass it via a patch.
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    Another issue to check for is that you are...

    Another issue to check for is that you are transferring your busybox tools in a way that preserves links. If you copy them over without preserving links, there is a huge blowup in size. This comes...
  38. As far as I know, Comcast doesn't broadcast...

    As far as I know, Comcast doesn't broadcast anything in 1080p. It's all either 480i, 480p, 720p, or 1080i mpeg2. Some satellite broadcasts may be mp4 at 1080p24.

    The tivo does not transcode, so...
  39. Glad you figured it out.

    Glad you figured it out.
  40. IIRC, installSw.itcl unpacks the util slice each...

    IIRC, installSw.itcl unpacks the util slice each time it is run, and buildskeleton (and everything else in /var/util) comes from the util slice. You can see from the original output that there is an...
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    A few years back, the tivo kernel barfed with...

    A few years back, the tivo kernel barfed with partitions larger than 1TiB: ref. This, in combination with the fact that the upgrade tools always wanted to expand by adding a pair of partitions...
  42. Glad it worked. That's a good price for a usb...

    Glad it worked. That's a good price for a usb NIC that works with a tivo.


    Also, note that monoprice sells a gige adapter that should work with the backport drivers: link.
  43. Here you go. No guarantees ... I didn't test...

    Here you go. No guarantees ... I didn't test this build at all.

    Here are the new id's I added, based on the latest 2.6 asix code:




    }, {
    // IO-DATA ETG-US2
    USB_DEVICE...
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    None that I know of. There are no PC side...

    None that I know of.

    There are no PC side tools for insertion.

    No. That won't work: The tystream format on the Series3 and later is different than the earlier ty stream formats, so you can't...
  45. A product id of 0x772a is not recognized by the...

    A product id of 0x772a is not recognized by the current driver. There's a pretty good chance that just adding it in as another USB_DEVICE entry is all that it will take to get it to work. If you...
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    It's worth looking at the logs to see if it is...

    It's worth looking at the logs to see if it is truly a disk failure, or perhaps MFS corruption for some other reason. Is this only a problem with upgraded drives? Do the drives fail manufacturer...
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    If both tivo's are running the same software...

    If both tivo's are running the same software version (e.g. 11.0j-01-2), you can safely copy tivoapp from one to the other.

    Reversing patches is easy, if you apply patches via tvapppatch.tcl. You...
  48. I'm not completely sure. There were 130s that...

    I'm not completely sure. There were 130s that were Series2's, but still had usb1.1. This wikipedia page has some model # info: link.
  49. Why not check the first 3 digits of...

    Why not check the first 3 digits of $SerialNumber? I don't think the older releases (dtivos, S1's, etc) had the notion of a hpk.
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    Try patch -v to see what version you have. If...

    Try patch -v to see what version you have. If you get this:
    BusyBox v1.2.1 (2006.09.28-08:19+0000) multi-call binaryyou are using the old version. The new version (from djl's link) will shows this...
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    I thought S2_unscramble...

    I thought S2_unscramble was specifically addressed at descrambling HR-10-250 recordings. It's not particularly easy, but it is possible, unless I'm missing something.
  52. I've never hacked a Series1. It's possible the...

    I've never hacked a Series1. It's possible the partition devnodes in /dev just aren't there on the mfslive disk. You could try the tivoupgrade disk: link.
  53. It sounds like byte-swapping. The ide bus in the...

    It sounds like byte-swapping. The ide bus in the series 1 was byte swapped relative to your PC. There's generally a kernel option to enable byte swapping on most of the tivo hacking isos. I don't...
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    Get tivopart...

    Get tivopart and use the tivopart r /dev/sdX option to "revalidate" the kernel partition table.
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    Sticky: Check that you have the debug level (info(dbl))...

    Check that you have the debug level (info(dbl)) set to 5 in mfs_ftp.tcl.
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    Sticky: I remember a couple of problems with some "fancy"...

    I remember a couple of problems with some "fancy" ftp clients:

    1) Some clients timeout if the tivo mfs_ftp server takes too long to respond.

    2) Some clients try to verify that the actual...
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    Sticky: Could be this: link...

    Could be this: link. Read forward from their to the end of the thread.
  58. Thread: Problem with S3

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    Seems you've answered this on your own, but, yes,...

    Seems you've answered this on your own, but, yes, it is an endianness issue.
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    Try the internet archive...

    Try the internet archive.
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    s3 streams are basically mpeg transport streams,...

    s3 streams are basically mpeg transport streams, with some ty stream wrapping. It might be possible to integrate s3tots into vserver and serve up plain old mpeg transport streams that might PC...
  61. Might as well point out too that you can do this...

    Might as well point out too that you can do this without a raid enclosure that does concatenation: just a standard two disk setup with an internal SSD disk with all but the media partitions and an...
  62. Right. Shrug. It just sounded to me like the...

    Right.

    Shrug. It just sounded to me like the softboot issue: in other words, when the tivo reboots without a full power cycle, the drive isn't always ready when the tivo wants it to be. I...
  63. The bootpage "upgradesoftware=false" option...

    The bootpage "upgradesoftware=false" option doesn't prevent the nightly reboot, it just prevents the software install from happening after the reboot.
    You need the "no thanks!" patch if you want...
  64. The scramblerkey errors are normal when you try...

    The scramblerkey errors are normal when you try to move a drive from one box to another. Clear and delete everything right before you move it.
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    The BSP (Broadcom Secure Processor) checks the...

    The BSP (Broadcom Secure Processor) checks the PROM. The PROM checks the kernel image. The kernel image initrd checks the filesystem. That's the essence of the chain of trust.

    They did. And...
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    Anything you put on /var (/dev/hda9) can go away...

    Anything you put on /var (/dev/hda9) can go away at any time. It is often cleared after a reboot, if the file system is full, or if the e2fsck check fails. This is a fact of life on a hacked tivo....
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    Was "hacks" on hda9? Perhaps /var was cleared...

    Was "hacks" on hda9? Perhaps /var was cleared because it was full or corupted?
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    FrameChannel is an HME app. I got it without a...

    FrameChannel is an HME app. I got it without a change to the software version (still 11.0g) and with no reboot. I think something else is going on here and FrameChannel is a red herring.
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    Still true with 14.4.

    Still true with 14.4.
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    I don't think a custom kernel will help much on...

    I don't think a custom kernel will help much on the tcd140 hardware, which is usb 1.1 only, IIRC.
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    sounds okay to me. usb300m is not a familiar...

    sounds okay to me.

    usb300m is not a familiar adapter to me, so I'm not sure it is supported. The airlink should be.
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    It looks to me as if you are booting a...

    It looks to me as if you are booting a compromised kernel, as I see no signs of the initrd file scan in the logs. Also, the kernel version in the log matches up with what I see here.

    It is...
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    Are you sure the kernel you copied onto the drive...

    Are you sure the kernel you copied onto the drive is compromised to skip the initrd checks?

    I never use tpip. Most of us here dd the kernel directly into the correct kernel partition. Are you...
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    Actually, they aren't. A factory drive normally...

    Actually, they aren't. A factory drive normally has one media partition (11 or 13) at the start of the disk and the other at the end of the disk, with all the other partitions in the middle. This...
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    Sorry, I guess I misunderstood and thought he had...

    Sorry, I guess I misunderstood and thought he had a tivo disk he was trying to extract from on a linux server.
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    HFS is not used on the tivo; just the Apple...

    HFS is not used on the tivo; just the Apple Partition Map.


    APM reference.

    pdisk and other useful code.

    possibly useful information about byte swapping.
    Not really related, but I...
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    You still need to walk through the list of...

    You still need to walk through the list of recordings in some way, which probably means using mfs-utils. If you are going to compile an mfs64 version of mfs-utils anyway, you might as well use...
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    You'll have to check it out from CVS on...

    You'll have to check it out from CVS on sourceforge as described in this post.
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    drmcheck.tcl uses tivosh MFS extensions to walk...

    drmcheck.tcl uses tivosh MFS extensions to walk through the list of recordings. You could certainly write a version that didn't use those extensions, if you wanted to, probably using mfs_streams...
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    No change. Still single core.

    No change. Still single core.
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    If the OP can dd the raw full disk device (e.g....

    If the OP can dd the raw full disk device (e.g. /dev/hdc) but not a partition (/dev/hdc10), it would indicate a problem with the kernel recognition of the partition table, not a drive configuration...
  82. Thread: grabpkg

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    I haven't used this in quite some time, but it...

    I haven't used this in quite some time, but it looks to me like it does the dynamic syscall table lookup. The original grabpkg code on alt.org is credited to mbm. It's possible I got this code from...
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    The soft reboot problem happens with internal WD...

    The soft reboot problem happens with internal WD drives too -- even factory drives can have the problem.

    I had the item # from the FAQ wrong -- it's #29.
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    Huh? Did you mean "every morning my TiVo is...

    Huh? Did you mean "every morning my TiVo is stuck at the Powering Up screen"?

    Sounds to me like you may have the "soft boot" problem with WD drives. See item 29 here. If that is your problem,...
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    I certainly don't want to discourage further...

    I certainly don't want to discourage further exploration. It's just good to know what obstacles to expect.
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    I don't think that is way you pass options via...

    I don't think that is way you pass options via the PROm boot menu. Load the kernel options in the bootpage. I can verify that works.
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    Hit control-C repeatable at poweron and you can...

    Hit control-C repeatable at poweron and you can get into a PROM menu. No password needed. The only commands I've found so far are boot, disk and reset. You can boot -3 or boot -6 to control which...
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    Have a look at bsptest (testing that the broadcom...

    Have a look at bsptest (testing that the broadcom secure processor features are enabled) and fswak (flash swiss army knife) in the startup scripts and in the platform subdirectory of the root...
  89. It seems that you are missing the point of this...

    It seems that you are missing the point of this whole thread.

    Go back to the first post and review this paragraph:
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    Just drop the -o as suggested earlier.

    Just drop the -o as suggested earlier.
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    The patch file in post #962...

    The patch file in post #962 wasn't properly constructed as a unified diff. You can still use it if you provide the file name to patch in the command line for the patch program.

    Alternatively,...
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    Another question worth exploring is whether the...

    Another question worth exploring is whether the PROM can be reprogrammed in-place. This assumes, of course, that a root shell can be obtained by a purely software means first.
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    The thread pointed you there because that's the...

    The thread pointed you there because that's the appropriate place to ask basic questions like this.

    But since we are here: download the "patch" program from this post. Replace the patch program...
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    Make sure mfs_ftp and/or tivoweb are running with...

    Make sure mfs_ftp and/or tivoweb are running with the ts scheduler too. They may be altering their own priorities, or those of their children. I'm fairly certain mfs_ftp does this by default. ...
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    The other thing you could try is the mfs from...

    The other thing you could try is the mfs from scratch" approach. Copy all the resources from the good tivo and load them into the bad one. Not sure it would work, but if you are curious, it's an...
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    Go back a couple of posts to #962 and read the...

    Go back a couple of posts to #962 and read the "Common Problems" section.
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    Sticky: It is an issue with SmartFTP. Look for the...

    It is an issue with SmartFTP. Look for the "continue on error" option.

    Reference: link.
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    Sticky: You need the 64 bit version of mfs-utils on a...

    You need the 64 bit version of mfs-utils on a TiVoHD: link.
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    Thanks for the details tivo4mevo. Sounds like...

    Thanks for the details tivo4mevo.

    Sounds like there may be room for some improved patches. Maybe a less brute force no-encrypt patch, or perhaps something that could force non-native transfers...
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    Sticky: It should work for extraction. Insertion may...

    It should work for extraction. Insertion may require some overhaul, as some of the metadata structures have changed in MFS.

    s3tots can convert un-encrypted ty or tmf streams extracted with...
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    I think the answer may be platform and software...

    I think the answer may be platform and software version specific. Are these standalone or DirectTivo units? Series2, Series3 or cross platform transfers? The best way to find out may be to run...
  102. These two servers provide different levels of...

    These two servers provide different levels of access to MFS.

    tserver provides "recording level" access was developed as part of tytools. I think some other tools started using it, though I...
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    Going this approach will leave you with a...

    Going this approach will leave you with a nonstandard disk layout that the usual tools (mfstools, winmfs) can't deal with, so I really don't recommend it.

    There are no high level tools. The low...
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    Here's one: link...

    Here's one: link.

    The problem is the partition count. There are ways to do it, e.g. by coalescing partitions, but the existing public tools can't do it, as far as I know, and Spike of...
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    This...

    This post gives you an idea of the raw network speed improvement, e.g. from 33Mb/sec to 44Mb/sec with the built in NIC on a TiVoHD.

    My guess is that you'd see little difference in MRV to/from an...
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    A lot of cable users are affected by CCI byte...

    A lot of cable users are affected by CCI byte imposed copy restrictions which makes MRV and TTG unusable for most of their recordings. That remains a compelling reason to hack, if you are affected...
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    ronnythunder...

    ronnythunder is a mod and is still active here.

    The spam has been annoying.
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    This is tivo's native ondisk hardware supported...

    This is tivo's native ondisk hardware supported encryption. As far as I know, there aren't any public tools for decrypting it off tivo. You really need the nocso patch if you want to go this...
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    You need a tzoffset.txt file in the same...

    You need a tzoffset.txt file in the same directory as mfs_ftp.tcl. It's trying to generate one for you and is failing. The easiest thing to do is to just type it in by hand. See this post, for...
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    Yeah, renegotiating speed could likely cause...

    Yeah, renegotiating speed could likely cause connection resets. You might be able to fix the speed via driver configuration options.

    I like Intel NIC's. The cost a little more, but they are...
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    Sure, there are faster alternatives to TD. But...

    Sure, there are faster alternatives to TD. But the "Connection reset by peer" message indicates to me that there is an underlying networking issue. The connections are getting dropped, which...
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    Yeah, I could imagine it being some form of...

    Yeah, I could imagine it being some form of motherboard fault, e.g. in the usb host controller. It might also be cooling or power supply related.

    Doesn't hurt to try a new usb NIC. I'm just not...
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    I was just going by the "skput" in the string,...

    I was just going by the "skput" in the string, which I know is in the kernel network stack code (skbuff.c).Perhaps, but I don't see how a hardware failure in the dongle could cause a crash like this....
  114. In my opinion, the main advantage is that...

    In my opinion, the main advantage is that "native" extraction is much faster (about 3x) than the Qualcomm ciphered and "remuxed as a program stream" extraction provided by TiVoDesktop, pyTivo, etc. ...
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    Drive temperature seems a little hot at 47...

    Drive temperature seems a little hot at 47 degrees C. Is it possible the fan has failed and you are overheating?

    You can go back to a stock OS by doing an emergency reinstall kickstart.

    Have...
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    I wouldn't trust the data from that old obsolete...

    I wouldn't trust the data from that old obsolete smartctl (1.2). Run the newer version and see what it says. The old version reads the attribute values incorrectly on my TiVo. mike_s appears to...
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    I think the "CPU illegal cycle detected" message...

    I think the "CPU illegal cycle detected" message may be normal. It happened in the log right after the bcm7020 driver was loaded, and in the kernel source, that message was changed from a "die" to a...
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    Ubuntu kernel.Yes. Look up the "revalidate"...

    Ubuntu kernel.Yes. Look up the "revalidate" tivopart option, which reads the tivo partition tables from disk and informs the kernel of them.
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    There is a tivo plugin for VLC [link...

    There is a tivo plugin for VLC [link] that claims to support UK S1 tivos. Are you using it and it doesn't work?
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    Sounds kind of like this...

    Sounds kind of like this. You might see if you can find a "continue on error" option in SmartFTP as SteveT did.
  121. Thread: 6.4a has arrived

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    The 6.4x kernel has the same change to the...

    The 6.4x kernel has the same change to the net_device struct in netdevice.h that 8.x+ kernels have. So you can't use network drivers compiled for a pre 8.x kernel. I know this is confusing because...
  122. Almost all the "walkthroughs" are out of date and...

    Almost all the "walkthroughs" are out of date and oriented towards dtivo users.

    If I remember right, the 8.x and 9.x usb drivers are not compatible with the 7.x kernel you are likely using if you...
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    You might try the mempool size specified here...

    You might try the mempool size specified here. Yours (16M) may be too big. You might also try the p2.tcl also linked from that thread.
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    You might try the latest mfslive iso, which I...

    You might try the latest mfslive iso, which I think supports R/W on NTFS and fixes some of the large file compatibility bugs.
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    I've had good luck programing the SST39 in pci...

    I've had good luck programing the SST39 in pci nic and pci ide cards that have the same plcc32 PROM and have software to program them for a PC. The cards are generally cheap; like $10 or so. You...
  126. Sticky: Let's take this to PM. I sent you a PM several...

    Let's take this to PM. I sent you a PM several days ago.
  127. Sticky: Sorry about that. I'm working from the latest...

    Sorry about that. I'm working from the latest version checked in to cvs. You should probably do a CVS checkout of the whole package. There are instructions for that here.
  128. Sticky: No. There's just one more place the code needed...

    No. There's just one more place the code needed to be changed to recognize this "magic" number. Try the attached mfs.c (also committed to cvs).
  129. Sticky: It's like riding a bike.... I think just...

    It's like riding a bike....

    I think just "make" should do it. The Makefile will automatically build the proto.h file, and it should default to building for the host (PC) architecture.
  130. Sticky: If you look in mfs.c before that error message,...

    If you look in mfs.c before that error message, you'll see a set of cases that cover the various expected "magic" values. Since you pulled the drive during a hung GSOD, I'm pretty sure you have an...
  131. Sticky: Since this is a series 1, this could be a byte...

    Since this is a series 1, this could be a byte swap issue, although it is also possible the superblock of the MFS is damaged. What is the "magic number" printed in the "Not a TiVo superblock...
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    You'll have to add a line for 11.0d. It will be...

    You'll have to add a line for 11.0d. It will be just like 11.0c, but with the version number changed. The script handles the brf file edits, and again, 11.0c is just like 11.0d in that regard.
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    Seems so: reference...

    Seems so: reference.
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    Blocking upgrades is easy, as PlainBill...

    Blocking upgrades is easy, as PlainBill indicated. But there are consequences to be aware of.
  135. Thread: Bash

    by Jamie
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    witch flowering?ls -l /dev/ttyDSS and see where...

    witch flowering?ls -l /dev/ttyDSS and see where that link points on your platform. Or just use /dev/ttyDSS directly.Doesn't matter, in this case. Read the bash man page for details on the...
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    I see those errors in the log on one of my tivos,...

    I see those errors in the log on one of my tivos, though as far as I know, MRV is still working both directions. I'll verify that tonight.

    Otverr:Sep 2 02:48:08 (none)...
  137. Sorry, I didn't get what you were asking -- I...

    Sorry, I didn't get what you were asking -- I think of it as anti-hack rather than auto-repair. Yes, the stock tivo kernel initrd checks everything in the root file system, so you can't make changes...
  138. "Neutering" the kernel is the first step of any...

    "Neutering" the kernel is the first step of any hack. The installed tivo kernel has an initrd that scans the root partition and removes any files that shouldn't be there, based on a signature check....
  139. Yes.ty enabled ffmpeg...

    Yes.ty enabled ffmpeg to covert videos to tivo "ty" format and mfs_ftp to move to the tivo.Push. Pull solutions exist, but only on a tivo that is permissioned for MRV.
  140. Yes, the data may still be on disk. No, there is...

    Yes, the data may still be on disk. No, there is no existing app that will retrieve the data for you from the proprietary TiVo MFS file system. If you have a lot of time, and some programming...
  141. I believe once it is "permanently deleted" it is...

    I believe once it is "permanently deleted" it is gone. TWP can "undelete" things that are deleted, but not "permanently deleted". TiVo added the "recently deleted" folder in SA software releases,...
  142. Thread: Problem with S3

    by Jamie
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    On the tivo, check $SerialNumber or the output of...

    On the tivo, check $SerialNumber or the output of `crypto -gsn`.

    Off the tivo, it's a bit harder. The root file systems are identical, except what is in /platform. So you could look in...
  143. Thread: Problem with S3

    by Jamie
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    Yes. THD is MFS64 while the S3 is the older...

    Yes. THD is MFS64 while the S3 is the older (legacy) MFS32. You want the 32 bit versions for the S3.
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    You are right. The workflow described in newbies...

    You are right. The workflow described in newbies link used TY enabled ffmpeg, but MovieLoader itself does not use it. I misstated where that dependency came from. As you say though, this...
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    While mfs_ftp works on an S3/THD, Movieloader...

    While mfs_ftp works on an S3/THD, Movieloader will not, AFAIK. The TY format changed for the S3, and Movieloader uses TY enabled ffmpeg, which does not support the new S3/THD TY format. I don't...
  146. The best discussion is over here...

    The best discussion is over here. You can read back in the thread to get some of the background, but the final post is a summary of your options.

    [Edit: It was pointed out to me privately that...
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    sell it or get a subscription.

    sell it or get a subscription.
  148. I could be wrong, but I think your process...

    I could be wrong, but I think your process doesn't reset the starting fsid for allocation, and you'll still end up with high fsid's for the loopset resources.

    It would be nice if we had an mfs64...
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    The PROM has code to support serial...

    The PROM has code to support serial communications built in. The kernel needs a driver to support the hardware. It's the same as for other devices (disks, network, usb, etc). The drivers can...
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    I edit...

    I edit /etc/rc.d/StageA_PreKickstart/rc.Sequence_050.SetupCoreEnvironement.sh to set failOk=1, which gives the behavior you want.
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