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    See the link in my tagline.

    See the link in my tagline.
  2. I don't think there is one. I could be mistaken,...

    I don't think there is one. I could be mistaken, but to me it sounds like /var was wiped on your Tivo, and I expect TWP was in /var.


    Yeah, OK. What would you expect to see differently from one...
  3. It does not look like it to me. None of those...

    It does not look like it to me. None of those listings appear to be from a TiVo hard drive. You said you "connected it to my pc", from which I infer you mean a desktop PC. To me, those prompts...
  4. So far there is no generally known method for...

    So far there is no generally known method for hacking an S4+ TiVo. You can read the S4 Development forum for details, and progress seems to have pretty much stalled.

    The inability to hack the...
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    That's not really relevant to my post. First of...

    That's not really relevant to my post. First of all, you are a single TiVo user, and the question to which I responded was concerning the total number of S3 owners who want to hack their units now. ...
  6. 'Not odd at all, really. You haven't rebooted...

    'Not odd at all, really. You haven't rebooted your TiVo, so the tserver binary is still loaded in memory. If you reboot the TiVo or kill the tserver app, TyTool will quit working altogether.
  7. The hack directory, wherever it is, contains...

    The hack directory, wherever it is, contains nothing the TiVo needs for basic operation. It only contains files needed by the hacks, which of course no longer run if the hack directory is gone.
    ...
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    I think that most of us seasoned TiVo owners who...

    I think that most of us seasoned TiVo owners who have a desire to hack their TiVos have simply kept them. I know I have. The number of seasoned owners who formerly had no desire to hack their TiVos...
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    Well, technically in the sample tarballs, but...

    Well, technically in the sample tarballs, but yeah, I think so. I know I included tserver.


    I don't know what you are asking.


    There are lots of ways to skin that cat. For one thing, you...
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    It might help to tell us just what speeds you are...

    It might help to tell us just what speeds you are seeing, and what you would find acceptable.
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    Well, not quite. There are some operations on...

    Well, not quite. There are some operations on the Premiere that are dreadfully slow. For example, entering into the Showcases, etc. menu causes the Premiere UI to sit in a wait state for what seems...
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    Precisely. Instead of the expected value of...

    Precisely. Instead of the expected value of 104000AA at location 1912332, it found AFB40030, so it aborted the hack.
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    That should be resolved, now.

    That should be resolved, now.
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    If using my script, it's very unlikely to bork...

    If using my script, it's very unlikely to bork the system, because the script first checks to see the existing four bytes being replaced by each line are the ones expected to be there. If this is...
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    I see you got this working, so this is a bit...

    I see you got this working, so this is a bit after the fact, but...


    It most certainly should see the drive. There is nothng special or unusual about a TiVo drive at the hardware level. Of...
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    bash-2.02# ls -l total 5 -rwxr-xr-x 1 0 ...

    bash-2.02# ls -l
    total 5
    -rwxr-xr-x 1 0 0 2480 Sep 2 18:59 RemoveCpiAll.tcl
    drwxr-xr-x 16 1000 1000 1024 Oct 3 2011 TivoWebPlus
    drwxr-xr-x 2 1000 1000 ...
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    I told you before not to do that. If you are not...

    I told you before not to do that. If you are not going to follow my directions, I really cannot help you.


    Once again, this means the file is not being found. Running the script endlessly again...
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    No, you did. Look at post #263, although clearly...

    No, you did. Look at post #263, although clearly you did not correctly execute all the lines I told you to run. It is likely you inserted some unprintable character when executing the line


    tar...
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    You should not get that unless the file does not...

    You should not get that unless the file does not exist. Looking at the screenshot you sent, it appears to be there, so I can only conclude there may be some unprintable characters in the filename,...
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    Assuming nothing has changed in your setup (drive...

    Assuming nothing has changed in your setup (drive letters, etc.):


    /hack/replace_initrd.x86 /dev/sdb6 /hack/null-linuxrc.img.gz /hack/Saved_Kernels/11.0m_Kernel:08-29-2013
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    I wasn't even aware of that feature. 'Not too...

    I wasn't even aware of that feature. 'Not too terriby surprising, though, since I rarely use the GUI. You have to use the right button or <Ctrl><Shift>C / <Ctrl><Shift>V for both operations in...
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    If the drives are identical in size, then the dd...

    If the drives are identical in size, then the dd command works just fine. WinMFS should work OK.
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    Highlighting the text with the mouse IS the copy...

    Highlighting the text with the mouse IS the copy option. I don't know of a keyboard paste command in vim. (Not from the clipboard, anyway). I definitely suggest you get at least a 3 button mouse. ...
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    It sounds like you are not logged in as root, but...

    It sounds like you are not logged in as root, but yes, it sounds like the folder permissions are too stringent. Issue the `su` command to log in as root. From there you can issue the command

    ...
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    IceWeasel is not installed? I was almost certain...

    IceWeasel is not installed? I was almost certain it was installed by default.



    apt-get install iceweasel
    If it is already installed, the system will let you know. Otherwise, it will load the...
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    You are welcome, but it's lrhorer, if you please,...

    You are welcome, but it's lrhorer, if you please, not Irhorer.


    Type "su" (which stands for "switch user" and press <Enter>. When you are prompted for the root password, supply it and once again...
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    Note I have been meaning for just about forever...

    Note I have been meaning for just about forever to modify the TiVoWebPlus configuration in my tarballs to use port 8080 instead of the default port 80. I just now did so and uploaded them to my...
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    OK, excellent. Did you install a desktop (GUI)? ...

    OK, excellent. Did you install a desktop (GUI)? If not, it's no big deal, but if you did, we can make use of it to reduce the amount of typing. Assuming you do have a desktop, boot the linux...
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    With the exception of the example hacks.fil,...

    With the exception of the example hacks.fil, which is for 11.0k, they should work on all Series III class TiVos running release 10 or greater, and they should run on most linux distros with a kernel...
  30. Thread: new sw

    by lrhorer
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    I received the update on one of my TiVos, but not...

    I received the update on one of my TiVos, but not the other two, yet.
  31. Thread: new sw

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    I didn't get the .tcl script to work, either, but...

    I didn't get the .tcl script to work, either, but I never really gave it any effort. I just wrote my hack_tivoapp script:
    ...
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    IMNSHO, my hacking scripts posted in this thread...

    IMNSHO, my hacking scripts posted in this thread are the easiest way to hack a TiVo. I am virtually certain they are the fastest. See the link in my tagline. If you wish to employ them, then I...
  33. Thread: new sw

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    No, it shouldn't, but I haven't received an...

    No, it shouldn't, but I haven't received an update, either, on any of my 3 S3 TiVos.
  34. Thread: new sw

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    OK. I don't provide support for the .tcl app.

    OK. I don't provide support for the .tcl app.
  35. Thread: new sw

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    Which patch app could you not get working, mine...

    Which patch app could you not get working, mine or the .tcl app?
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    I took Mike_s' advice and re-sized the partitions...

    I took Mike_s' advice and re-sized the partitions on the TiVos, and then mounted /dev/hda2 (which is now 256M) on /var/hack, where I keep all my hacks except those on the ro file system. I keep...
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    Yes. Note you will need to replce the PROM and...

    Yes. Note you will need to replce the PROM and then hack the TiVo.
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    Yes, after one replaces the PROM with a hacked...

    Yes, after one replaces the PROM with a hacked PROM.



    Because you did not alter the data, and used the same device to read it afterwards.
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    It is probably not the file that is read-only. ...

    It is probably not the file that is read-only. It is probably the file system. You need to remount the file system as read-write:


    mount -o remount,rw /

    Be sure to remount it read-only when...
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    Please do me a favor and fix your tagline. It...

    Please do me a favor and fix your tagline. It should be either:

    2. You're going to have to open the TiVo voiding your warranty.

    or else:

    2. You are going to have to open the TiVo voiding...
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    DO NOT USE NOTEPAD!!!!!!! Ever. Use a...

    DO NOT USE NOTEPAD!!!!!!!

    Ever.

    Use a decent editor. In particular never try to use Notepad (or wordpad, or whatever) to try to edit a Linux or Mac file. If you must use a Windows editor, use...
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    What version of Windows are you running? I...

    What version of Windows are you running?

    I might suggest you add tserver to the /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit.author file so it runs automatically.
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    Um, no, it isn't. \var\hack is not a valid path...

    Um, no, it isn't. \var\hack is not a valid path in Linux. /var/hack is. It looks like you have it correct in your configuration, however.

    Have you read the docs in my signature? Is 192.168.1.6...
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    Well, first of all, where is tserver on your...

    Well, first of all, where is tserver on your TiVo? If it is not in /var/hack, then you will never be able to start tserver from the TyTool menu. That will have nothing to do with automatically...
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    You're welcome.

    You're welcome.
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    You are trying to place a 2T image on a 1T drive?...

    You are trying to place a 2T image on a 1T drive? I'm not surprised at the segfault. A segmentation faulty is an attempt to access an invalid memory location. My guess is the OS is trying to...
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    One definitely needs to understand fully what is...

    One definitely needs to understand fully what is going on, because the above commands are definitely not the ones anyone other than me is likely to employ. It's really not that difficult, but one...
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    Well, there are a number of ways. If the...

    Well, there are a number of ways. If the existing hard drive has a few hundred Megs available, it makes it a lot easier. If not, then unless you want to go to a great deal of trouble, it will...
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    Which is a good reason to expand partitions 2 and...

    Which is a good reason to expand partitions 2 and 5 and mount one of them under /var/hack. That way it should not get whacked when the TiVo rebuilds /var. I make partition 5 a mirror of partition 2...
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    Putting upgradesoftware=false in the boot parms...

    Putting upgradesoftware=false in the boot parms should prevent the upgade from proceeding, but the unit will still reboot every morning in an attempt to upgrade. The NoThanks hack will prevent the...
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    I decided to post my changes to mike's scripts...

    I decided to post my changes to mike's scripts for comparison.
    Here is my postinstall, which has a version of my hack_tivoapp script incorporated into it:


    #!/bin/bash...
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    It's complaining it can't close the root...

    It's complaining it can't close the root partition for write access (making it read-only), because there is a file handle open for writing. Do you have a file open for editing? If so, close it and...
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    No, the PROM turns control over to the kernel...

    No, the PROM turns control over to the kernel once it approves of it, and should have no influence on operations after that until the next boot. That's from a software perspective. If a couple of...
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    The system is not finding the file. That leads...

    The system is not finding the file. That leads me to believe there is a space, a tab, or some other invisible character in the filename. For example:


    RAID-Server:/tmp# touch "test "...
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    Type ls -l and report the results. Unless...

    Type

    ls -l

    and report the results. Unless you have changed the hacks.fil contents (removed all existing hack values and added at least one new set), however, there is no point in running...
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    The bootpage utility was included in the sample...

    The bootpage utility was included in the sample tarballs. On one of my TiVos:


    LivingRoom:/# bootpage -p /dev/hda
    root=/dev/hda7 updatesoftware=false

    ...
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    Well, the default is /var/hack: ...

    Well, the default is /var/hack:


    HackFile=/var/hack/hacks.fil
    They can go anywhere you like, as long as the value of HackFile is properly updated.


    That depends on your FTP client,...
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    Yes, of course. Nothing can be done to a drive...

    Yes, of course. Nothing can be done to a drive that is not attached. Whether running on the PC or on the TiVo, the drive has to be attached to the active device.


    No, not at all. Look at the...
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    Partitions - plural - actually. At least two of...

    Partitions - plural - actually. At least two of them, probably four, and not unlikely to be six.


    LivingRoom:/# pdisk -l /dev/hda

    stat: mode = 060660, type=Block
    size = 0, blocks = 0...
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    If you ran the hack_tivo script, and it was...

    If you ran the hack_tivo script, and it was successful, then it is not necessary to run the hack_tivoapp script manually. Look at the very last two lines of the hack_tivo script. It calls...
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    You can do it from any machine. The Linux one is...

    You can do it from any machine. The Linux one is fine. Presumably the Mac includes telnet and ftp clients. If not, you can obtain them. The first thing to try is open an X-Term and type

    telnet...
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    That depends on what hacks you have implemented...

    That depends on what hacks you have implemented so far. Generally, the first two hacks are telnet and ftp. See if you can telnet into the box and / or see if you can transfer a file via ftp.

    ...
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    Any code files which run on the system must be...

    Any code files which run on the system must be flagged as executable, or the kernel will not attempt to run them. The chmod utility changes the permissions for a file. The user permissions are a...
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    Don't forget to make the scripts executable. ...

    Don't forget to make the scripts executable.

    chmod 755 hack_tivo*
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    Ther should not be any issue with creating a...

    Ther should not be any issue with creating a directory, no matter what your UID. I do, however, suggest you do this work as root. When you installed Debian, you created password for the root...
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    That's why I always recommend the new owner...

    That's why I always recommend the new owner upgrade the hard drive more or less immediately and set the original drive on the shelf for safekeeping. If you did not do that, then it is of course too...
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    The default port setting in the TWP distribution...

    The default port setting in the TWP distribution is 80. You probably need to reset that to something like 8080.
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    Divorce failure

    OK, I have had this S3 since June 2007, and in December or thereabout I added an external drive. The TiVo was purchased from Weaknees with a 1T internal drive, so I'm pretty sure the kickstart...
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    The hack_tivoapp script is pretty...

    The hack_tivoapp script is pretty straightforward. To implement only CCI on an 11.0k system, one would create the following hacks.fil (end comments are optional):


    0x006562a0 30b000ff 00008021...
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    If run on the TiVo, it really doesn't matter what...

    If run on the TiVo, it really doesn't matter what the file name is, but it isn't a TCL script, so normally it would not have a .tcl extension. If run from a PC, note the hack_tivo script is...
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    Well, first of all, entering it into a text...

    Well, first of all, entering it into a text editor and saving it constitutes editing the scripts. Did you make sure the scripts were saved in *NIX format?

    Secondly, and this is probably it, you...
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    No, it would not be permissions. A permissions...

    No, it would not be permissions. A permissions issue would result in a "Permission denied" error. Did you edit the scripts? If so, with what editor? Did you copy them via ftp? If so, was ftp set...
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    I added the annotations I mentioned above to the...

    I added the annotations I mentioned above to the first script which may make things a bit clearer. I would also like to explain something about the structure of the tarballs and the way I mount the...
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    As I said, I had to compromise between...

    As I said, I had to compromise between functionality and simplicity. There really is nothing terribly sophisticated in the script, however. I really suspect it isn't that much beyond you.


    That...
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    Uh-uh: if [[ -a $TarBall$tivo_type.tar ]];...

    Uh-uh:


    if [[ -a $TarBall$tivo_type.tar ]];
    then
    tar -xvf $TarBall$tivo_type.tar;
    elif [[ -a $HackFile$tivo_type.tar.gz ]];
    then
    tar -xzvf $TarBall$tivo_type.tar.gz;
    else
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    That's a rather good idea. In fact, it was the...

    That's a rather good idea. In fact, it was the original intent of the script. While the script can be used to hack a Series III class TiVo outright, I deliberately avoided cleverness and brevity...
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    Oops! I missed a couple of quote marks in the...

    Oops! I missed a couple of quote marks in the script. That is why the output looks strange. This does not affect the operation of the script, however.


    Is your directory /hack, or /Hack? ...
  78. I'm guessing you have "only favorites" selected...

    I'm guessing you have "only favorites" selected in the guide settings.
  79. That doesn't sound like an S3. It sounds like a...

    That doesn't sound like an S3. It sounds like a TiVo HD, which is the baby brother to the S3. The S3 comes with a 250G drive.


    No mods are required. That is basic to the functionality of the...
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    Follow the link in my signature. Read through...

    Follow the link in my signature. Read through the scripts. They outline all the basic steps. If you want to use them directly, load a copy of Debian "Squeeze" Linux on a machine and download all...
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    You assume incorrectly. Guided Setup does not...

    You assume incorrectly. Guided Setup does not affect the OS. Indeed, the entire OS, except for /var, id read-only, and /var can be demolished without affecting any settings.


    No, especially not...
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    A tutorial for what? On what platform?

    A tutorial for what? On what platform?
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    Hmm. My guess would be no, the CCI byte would...

    Hmm. My guess would be no, the CCI byte would not transfer, but I can't guarantee it.
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    It depends. The noencryption and MEK hacks...

    It depends. The noencryption and MEK hacks address encryption. I think the MEK hack allows transferring to an unmodified machine, but I am not certain. The noencryption hack does not. The CCI...
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    Correct. Specifically, the TiVo kernel checks...

    Correct. Specifically, the TiVo kernel checks the file systems and the checksums of various files. If anything unexpeted is found, the TiVo will either GSOD or just endlessly reboot. Neutering the...
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    Bash is the interpreter used by tivoweb. Look at...

    Bash is the interpreter used by tivoweb. Look at the first line of the script:


    Guest:~/TivoWebPlus# more tivoweb
    #!/bin/bash

    If the first line of a script has the string "#!", then...
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    I don't think so. While tr is indeed an html...

    I don't think so. While tr is indeed an html directive, that looks more like a complaint from bash, especially since the only reference to "Tr" I can find in the main scripts is this line in...
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    I definitely do not recommend TiVoDeskTop. For...

    I definitely do not recommend TiVoDeskTop. For serving to the TiVo from the PC, pyTivo is a far, far better solution. PyTivo will, if necessary, transcode the video on the fly, so one can if one...
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    You apologize? For what? You certainly said...

    You apologize? For what? You certainly said nothing for which you should have to apologize. I merely advised you that the path you were starting to take is not one I would recommend, especially...
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    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?5...

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?53722-FS-Full-Service-PROM-Modification&p=316651#post316651
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    You are missing a tremendous amount of highly...

    You are missing a tremendous amount of highly desirable features. Do you really like the pause ads? do you really consider the TiVo's poor conflict resolution abilities acceptable?
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    It's gotten easier than that. Follow the link in...

    It's gotten easier than that. Follow the link in my signature. Read the first few pages of the thread, and then jump to the post in the link and look over the scripts.
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    Lots of helpful people here. I didn't spot this...

    Lots of helpful people here. I didn't spot this until just now, because I mostly frequent the Series III forum.


    Yes, that is a Series III class machine, the second one released. The first was...
  94. Thread: Tivo Hacking

    by lrhorer
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    None of those are for the S4. If the user bought...

    None of those are for the S4. If the user bought an S4, they are hosed. Their best bet at this point is to sell the S4 and buy an S3.
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    Nope, sorry. At this point it is not looking...

    Nope, sorry. At this point it is not looking good for a practical solution to DRM on the Premiere systems, and there certainly is not currently any such solution. That is why I never recommend that...
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    No offense intended (if you are even remotely who...

    No offense intended (if you are even remotely who you say you are), but the very fact your post count is low combined with the fact you are claiming to have thousands of dollars to throw around makes...
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    Not an assumption, but a deduction. You are...

    Not an assumption, but a deduction. You are asking how to contact the people who produced the first couple of pages of this thread, which includes an outline for a method of donation to the cause.
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    Clearly you have not bothered to read the thread....

    Clearly you have not bothered to read the thread. That makes me wonder about how serious you are.
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    Well, no. First of all, of course, TyTool /...

    Well, no. First of all, of course, TyTool / tserver is also an option. What's more one can simply disable the CCI byte, either instead of or along with disabling encryption.
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    Oh, don't be ridiculous! The S2 is slow, klunky,...

    Oh, don't be ridiculous! The S2 is slow, klunky, and cannot deal in any way with HD content.
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    What Omikron said. See the link in my signature...

    What Omikron said. See the link in my signature and search around. You want the S3 support forum, though, not the development forum.
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    Which is why one of the most popular hacks is...

    Which is why one of the most popular hacks is disabling copy protection.
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    You are wrong. He is right. 'Not surprising...

    You are wrong. He is right. 'Not surprising since he is one of the fellows who cracked the S3. This is an old thread, though, and a number of advances have been made since then. See below.
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    Legally one can do a great deal more than that,...

    Legally one can do a great deal more than that, including what Omikron suggested.

    Even if one sticks with an un-hacked TiVo, one can easily do a great deal better than TDT+, and for less money.
    ...
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    Or stay with what you have. I believe Soapm used...

    Or stay with what you have. I believe Soapm used jmfs. I know he had some trouble, but I think he may have figured out what the issue was.


    No, no. I have two original S3 TiVos, and jmfs will...
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    It has been many, many years since I used...

    It has been many, many years since I used MFS_Live / MFS_Tools, before the 1.5T drives came out, so I can't say for certain. I know for sure WinMFS can.


    Yes. If you want to use more than 1.2T...
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    Yeah, especially when the guy giving you the...

    Yeah, especially when the guy giving you the instructions is an 1d10t! I really botched this one.


    OK. I didn't think it was the issue, but one should always check.


    OK. You did the same...
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    No, and it certainly should not effect booting. ...

    No, and it certainly should not effect booting.


    Count=1 tells dd to only write 1 block of data. If it wrote more than that, it would corrupt the partition table, which starts at the second...
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    Oof. I don't know about you, but I positively...

    Oof. I don't know about you, but I positively hate doing things a second time. Oh, well, it's good practice for you.


    OK. It's good you have a backup, of course.


    Well, yes and no. ...
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    Did you try the -D option to create the bootpage?...

    Did you try the -D option to create the bootpage? I believe you can also dd the boot sector over from your old drive to the new.

    dd count=1 if=/dev/sdb of=/dev/sdc

    I would save a copy of the...
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    See above. I forgot to tell you to write out the...

    See above. I forgot to tell you to write out the bootpage.


    Don't worry about it. GParted isn't meant for a TiVo.
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    Oops! No, sorry, I forgot to mention using...

    Oops! No, sorry, I forgot to mention using bootpage to create the boot parameters. See here for the bootpage commands.


    'Looks fine, to me.


    As long as the extents (#blocks) are identical...
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    I went back and checked, and indeed that is...

    I went back and checked, and indeed that is precisely what I did. I'm not sure why I did not simply update /etc/fstab.
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    For re-sizing the TiVo partitions, here is what I...

    For re-sizing the TiVo partitions, here is what I recommend.

    1. Attach both the old and new hard drives to a PC.
    2. Bring up a Linux system that supports multiple xterm windows.
    3. Open a...
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    This is the script that lists the videos on the...

    This is the script that lists the videos on the server:


    #! /bin/bash
    . /var/www/cgi-bin/TiVo/header.sh

    echo "Content-type: text/html"
    echo ""
    echo "<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC \"-//W3C//DTD HTML...
  116. 755 is preferable if it is a script. 555 is...

    755 is preferable if it is a script. 555 is probably good if it is an executable binary. 777 means anyone can read, write, or attempt to execute it.
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    It's got lots of options, including the ability...

    It's got lots of options, including the ability to use TiVoWebPlus to delete files from the TiVo(s).


    Well, surely. Several different ways. There is no need to upload to a separate server,...
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    Yeah, I would say you are a good candidate for...

    Yeah, I would say you are a good candidate for expanding the partitions.



    I'll respond to that this evening when I get home.


    That is only possible if the original drive has a lot of space...
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    You're welcome. 'Could be. It also could be...

    You're welcome.


    'Could be. It also could be due to your space issue, I suppose.


    I would be hard pressed to do without it.


    For an S3 you will also need something like s3tots or...
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    It's correct that will work to reverse the hack,...

    It's correct that will work to reverse the hack, but if the primary partition does not have enough space, it's going to be a problem. The hack attempts to alleviate the space crunch somewhat by...
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    Sorry, that was a joke. The punch line was...

    Sorry, that was a joke. The punch line was supposed to be I didn't know whether to apologize for making you lazy, or not.


    I'm happy to help, subsidy of sloth notwithstanding. ;)


    Yep.

    ...
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    Um, sorry... I mean, thanks... I mean,...

    Um, sorry...

    I mean, thanks...

    I mean, you're welcome.


    Yeah, it does. To check fully, you can remove the first line from hacks.fil, and try again. It should also report the patch at the...
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    Oops! Well, I did mention it was untested. ...

    Oops! Well, I did mention it was untested. Before you do anything else, do an `ls -l /tvbin/tivoapp` to make sure tivoapp is still there and not zero length. It should be OK. If not, you'll need...
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    Hmm. The command works just fine here, as does...

    Hmm. The command works just fine here, as does the script fragment. Did you name the file "51tadmin.tcl"? If not, I don't quite understand the last response. Did you check for erroneous EOL / CR...
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    iPad interface on S3

    How excruciatingly difficult would it be to implement the iPad interface on a hacked S3? If the interface on the Premier is implemented as straightforward tcl files, then it seems it might not be...
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    Well, what did you try? pdisk -l /dev/XdY9...

    Well, what did you try?


    pdisk -l /dev/XdY9
    Will show you the partition information if you have the kernel properly apprised of the TiVo's partition table structure.
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    By that, do you mean a live CD? That's going to...

    By that, do you mean a live CD? That's going to be problematical, although not insurmountable. As Soapm mentioned, you are going to have to give that system access to tivopart and then run the...
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    Uh, yeah, so old the Tivo in question is now...

    Uh, yeah, so old the Tivo in question is now siting in a landfill. My S1 died about a year ago.


    Yeah, but I doubt it wouldhave worked on a Series I. This is a Series I development forum, you...
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    I copied the attachment to one of my TiVos. That...

    I copied the attachment to one of my TiVos. That fixed Anger Management, but not the others.
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    Surely. Attachment enclosed.

    Surely. Attachment enclosed.
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    Oh, hey. Blade Runner is back in the listings,...

    Oh, hey. Blade Runner is back in the listings, and surely enough, "movies" is not the first item in the genre field, "Science Fiction" is. Unfortunately, I can't search for "Science Fiction",...
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    OK. Nope, it doesn't. I tried it on two...

    OK.


    Nope, it doesn't. I tried it on two different TiVos, and the result is the same. With Category set to "All", Sub-Category set to "Don't specify...", and the search string set to "20000", a...
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    Here is one that can be searched by Title, but...

    Here is one that can be searched by Title, but does not come up under genre Movies with no title specified:


    Anger Management
    Series Info Genres: Comedy, Comedy, Movies
    View No-Re-Record list...
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    OK, here is another one, although this one might...

    OK, here is another one, although this one might be a bit different. Once again, applying a search for genre Movies with no Title field fails to find 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. A search for...
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    It wasn't a rant. Nothing I said was...

    It wasn't a rant. Nothing I said was unreasonable, nor was the tone heated.


    I did everything you asked, and a number of the things you asked me to do I had already done and posted the results...
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    Unfortunately, it is now too late to do further...

    Unfortunately, it is now too late to do further searches for Blade Runner. The last showing for a while has aired.

    Edit: Even though there are no further showings, I was able to find this in the...
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    No, I said: and then later: I never...

    No, I said:


    and then later:


    I never used the term "films", and I mentioned searching by title for "Blade" with a blank category value (and every other field blank except the title).
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    Off the top of my head, I don't know, but what...

    Off the top of my head, I don't know, but what does it matter, since the TWP search does not find the entry even when searching with no genre filter?

    Edit: Yes, they do, but again, what difference...
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    So what would this impact?

    So what would this impact?
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    No, I didn't enter any search string. I...

    No, I didn't enter any search string. I virtually never search for a particular title. It's a massive waste of time unless you already know the title is being broadcast.


    Yes, they are both...
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    Inaccurate video search

    Why does the Search by Title + Movies feature return different results than the same search in the TiVo UI? For example, I was just browsing through the movies for the next two weeks, and both the...
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    Ok, I found the problems (there were several),...

    Ok, I found the problems (there were several), and networking is fully functional. I would like to put busybox or some similar utility on this TiVo, however, but I can't find a version for the Sony...
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    Thanks for the tip, but unfortunately it had...

    Thanks for the tip, but unfortunately it had precisely the same problem as the Jenkins CD. I also tried MFS Tools 2.0, and it suffers a kernel panic. I finally dug out an ancient Compaq Presario...
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    OK, my sister's SAT-T60 TiVo was having this...

    OK, my sister's SAT-T60 TiVo was having this problem. I telnetted in and looked at the software cache and the 3.5d slices were there. I installed the software upgrade, and now the TiVo seems to...
  145. You might try looking here...

    You might try looking here
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    Both of which are good reasons to: 1. Increase...

    Both of which are good reasons to:

    1. Increase the size of /dev/hda9.
    2. Create a separate partition to carry all the additional software and specialized consigurations. I use one of the unused...
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    Well, first of all, you do have a spare hard...

    Well, first of all, you do have a spare hard drive with a suitable TiVo image (perhaps the original drive) sitting on the shelf, don't you? When your current drive fails, just install that one. ...
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    No, the output of the busybox version of `ls` is...

    No, the output of the busybox version of `ls` is substantially the same. It is the block device files themselves that are different under the versions you used. In particular they are owned by the...
  149. I think the interest in this forum is low because...

    I think the interest in this forum is low because most of us probably have our own modded TiVos. The only interest I think it likely to garner here is those who have S2s and want to upgrade to S3,...
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    A lesson in wisdom versus foolish valor: don't...

    A lesson in wisdom versus foolish valor: don't interrupt a daughter watching Grey's Anatomy.


    Good luck! Let me know if you run into any issues.
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