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    Wouldn't it be great if whatever fixes the local...

    Wouldn't it be great if whatever fixes the local problem on 6.4a could simply be copied to our 6.2a TiVos?
    I'd love to just copy one file instead of going the upgrade route
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    Does anyone know where the tivoapp patches are...

    Does anyone know where the tivoapp patches are for 6.4a?
  3. AX88772A is now supported

    I tested the latest driver package with this adapter on a DVR40, running 6.2a with a 2.4.20 kernel. This adapter has an Asix AX88772A chip.

    In my TiVo's /lib/modules directory, I replaced...
  4. Thank-you Thinkdiff and Jamie. Thinkdiff,...

    Thank-you Thinkdiff and Jamie.
    Thinkdiff, ax8817.o is symlinked to usbnet.o. The module is already loaded, probably due to the D-Link DUB-E100 I plugged in previously.

    Jamie,
    In years past I...
  5. I just bought a Monoprice USB 2.0 to Ethernet...

    I just bought a Monoprice USB 2.0 to Ethernet adapter thinking it would work because one reviewer indicated it had a AX88772A chipset, and the backport drivers support the AX88772 chipset. Well...
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    I never found the cause of this problem, but the...

    I never found the cause of this problem, but the hardware is all fine. After restoring from a backup everything started working flawlessly again.
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    Tmk Fatal error causes reboots

    My hacked Series 2, running 6.2a has worked flawlessly for years and I've changed nothing recently but for the past few days I've been dealing with constant reboots every hour or so, all with the...
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    For gcc 4.1, try using -mtune=i686 instead of...

    For gcc 4.1, try using -mtune=i686 instead of -mcpu=i686
  9. Thread: 6.3f is here

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    It's an RCA DVR40

    It's an RCA DVR40
  10. Thread: 6.3f is here

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    6.3f is here

    I noticed my Series 2 DirectTv TiVos now have version 6.3f ready to install. Two versions show up in my MFS:

    6.3f-01-2-101 tyDb 3395068 12/08/07 03:11 780
    6.3f-01-2-121 tyDb 3395073 12/08/07...
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    When I've experienced this (and it's very...

    When I've experienced this (and it's very seldom), it's usually the result of some networking problem in the house between the TiVos. To restore functionality to the TiVo, I simply unplug and plug...
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    Jamie, Is this the outline you were referencing....

    Jamie,
    Is this the outline you were referencing. I found it in the google cache.
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    When you did this, did you use a boot CD that...

    When you did this, did you use a boot CD that uses the lba48 kernel, i.e., it can address drives larger than 137 GB.

    For example, I believe this CD does what you want,...
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    Years ago BTUx9 wrote a script to revert the old...

    Years ago BTUx9 wrote a script to revert the old series 1 DTiVo from 3.1.0c back to 3.1.0b. The thread that referenced his script is at...
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    I know this will be messy and extremely time...

    I know this will be messy and extremely time consuming but you could copy off all your shows with mfs_ftp then re-image your drive with a backup of 6.2a or perhaps an Instant Cake 6.2a. You'd then...
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    When a TiVo updates to 6.3e, do the 6.2a slices...

    When a TiVo updates to 6.3e, do the 6.2a slices get removed from SwSystem? If they do does ChubbyDirt have any chance of rolling back?
  17. Change service code without reinstalling software?

    Let's say you have a Hughes DVR 40 and you install a backup on a new drive from a Philips DSR-704 which has a different service code (301). Is there a way to modify the service code on this new copy...
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    This solution is ideal! It even clones all my...

    This solution is ideal! It even clones all my hacks from the other TiVos. I never paid any attention to 51killer.tcl over the years and never knew what it did.

    The down side is it takes a LONG...
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    Updating 6.2 DTivo to 6.2a?

    I have an unhacked DVR40 running 6.2 that I'd like to upgrade to version 6.2a; and avoid version 6.3e. Apparently if I let slices download now I'll only get 6.3e so the question is how can I get...
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    Well if the consolidation of images is indeed...

    Well if the consolidation of images is indeed true, we should be able to create a mapping from the old service code to the new. I have 4 DTiVos, each of which have only 2 6.3e images in...
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    How do I return to using DHCP if I previously...

    How do I return to using DHCP if I previously used netconfig.tcl to set a static IP? One poster mentioned that rebooting without the USB ethernet adapter would cause the MFS entries written by...
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    Perhaps not. I got service codes 151 and 381 on...

    Perhaps not. I got service codes 151 and 381 on a TiVo that requires 351. I also got service codes 101 and 121 on a TiVo that requires 321.
  23. With 2.5b1 I can't seem to get through a...

    With 2.5b1 I can't seem to get through a successful testSetup.cmd. It reports "Directory not found" but gives me no idea of what is misconfigured.

    Directory E:\\Tivo which is used throughout the...
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    One of my four was set to "none" and that wasn't...

    One of my four was set to "none" and that wasn't rebooting. Only the ones with the /State/ServiceConfig and the /SwSystem/Active both containing different software version numbers. I left the one...
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    You're in the wrong thread. You want the...

    You're in the wrong thread. You want the Superpatch-67all thread, http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=43326
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    robinmichael, It's grein002's output that has...

    robinmichael,
    It's grein002's output that has lots of dropped characters, not yours.
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    Your serial capture has dropped a lot of...

    Your serial capture has dropped a lot of characters. Perhaps someone can see the problem despite the missing characters. If you can get a better capture, upload it.
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    It appears to me that your TiVo was hacked...

    It appears to me that your TiVo was hacked incorrectly and didn't prevent the automatic software upgrade. I suspect you'll have to re-hack your TiVo.
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    You see "pending restart" on the System...

    You see "pending restart" on the System Information page in the "Service Connection:" section. You won't see "pending restart" until the system times out and tries to do its daily call. You can...
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    I've finally eliminated my reboot issues with...

    I've finally eliminated my reboot issues with 6.2a. To summarize my previous posts, after my upgrade, the TiVo appeared to be making a successful call home and would set the "pending restart"...
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    I think I might have a previously mentioned issue...

    I think I might have a previously mentioned issue concerning a mismatch of /State/ServiceConfig and the /SwSystem/Active. My TWP shows:


    Directory listing of /SwSystem
    Name Type Id Date...
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    I'm using a 6.2a TiVo patched with the SuperPatch...

    I'm using a 6.2a TiVo patched with the SuperPatch version 1.7 from the superpatch thread. I have no debug board. I have the TiVo networked.

    I notice that the behavior of this new TiVo with 6.2a...
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    I don't have a debug board, but this time when I...

    I don't have a debug board, but this time when I hacked I let the superpatch turn on backdoors. Perhaps that's similar to having the debug board. I'll have to block future attempts with some...
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    pending restart?

    I followed the procedures to slice upgrade my DTiVo to 6.2a. All appeared to go well. I was successful in moving all my hacks to the new version.

    The strangeness happened yesterday when the TiVo...
  35. Did you really mean to say "you will still get...

    Did you really mean to say "you will still get nightly reboots". I would have thought they wouldn't happen since /var wouldn't be running out of space.
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    Is there a "change history" for the 1.4.0 beta? ...

    Is there a "change history" for the 1.4.0 beta? The software changes frequently and I never know whether I should spend the time or risk some breakage of my existing software to upgrade.
  37. Which log do you see that error in. I'll check...

    Which log do you see that error in. I'll check my 6.2 unit and see if I'm getting it too?
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    1.4.0 beta

    I'm writing to say thank-you and let everyone know how satisfied I am with the 1.4.0 beta release. This is by far the best TWP release I have ever used on my 6.2 DTiVo. Gone are those bizarre tcl...
  39. Can't find Netgear FA120. What's the best alternative?

    It seems that the Netgear FA120 USB2.0 to ethernet adapter is out of production and is no longer available at a reasonable price. Is the Linksys USB200M the only alternative at this point?
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    Yes, that fixes it. Thanks for helping out. I...

    Yes, that fixes it. Thanks for helping out.

    I just noticed another HiGuide problem. This is with Firefox and perhaps doesn't show up with Internet Explorer. In "thin" mode, the height of each...
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    I've tracked down the previously mentioned...

    I've tracked down the previously mentioned HiGuide problem to this section of code in do_guide_row:

    # catch those shows that start and end outside guide limits ...
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    This is in response to John1980's request for...

    This is in response to John1980's request for feedback on his TWP distribution.

    I'm using a 6.2 DTiVo and find the HiGuide for all channels does not work. It results in the following tcl error:
    ...
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    Looks like David's last post...

    Looks like David's last post was 9/9/2005 when he announced he was going away for a month and not to think he has vanished. I guess his trip lasted a bit longer than that. Hopefully all is well...
  44. Sticky: Since I don't know the history of this code, I...

    Since I don't know the history of this code, I decided to add the extra check for IsEpisode to be safe. This fixes my problem for the DTiVo and MRVed shows. I've attached the source file I changed...
  45. Sticky: The problem is a result of a transfer between two...

    The problem is a result of a transfer between two 6.2 DTiVos.

    episodic and tmstype are both set to "" at the point of the conditional. A tmsid is not found for the problem case.

    If I force the...
  46. Sticky: NowShowing.tcl exhibits the same problem as the...

    NowShowing.tcl exhibits the same problem as the tserver output.

    Here's a dump for a show that has the title (not MRVed)


    bash-2.02# mfs_dumpobj -r 938088
    RecordingBehavior 938088/11 {...
  47. Sticky: Yup. Too simple. That's not the solution I'm...

    Yup. Too simple. That's not the solution I'm looking for. If need be, I'll debug tserver and create a new binary to fix it.
  48. Sticky: Missing episode titles

    I notice that TyTool doesn't show the Episode Titles for shows that have been MRVed from another TiVo. It appears to be tserver related. Following is show data I captured from ethereal showing the...
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    Yes, both 30019 and 30007 errors. Tonight I'll...

    Yes, both 30019 and 30007 errors. Tonight I'll take the season pass list from my TiVo with all the trouble and move it to the troublefree one to verify I can induce the same problems again.

    Edit:...
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    I've discovered how to make the problems with the...

    I've discovered how to make the problems with the Channel Guide come and go. My belief (and I'm pretty sure about this) is that deleting season passes that cause scheduling conflicts causes the...
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    Possibly related to my problem with the Channel...

    Possibly related to my problem with the Channel Guide, I decided to test some other things to see what happens. I did a search for a show, "Dirty Jobs". The search finds it, but when I select the...
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    An update on my channel guide bug described in...

    An update on my channel guide bug described in http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=233749&postcount=35

    To be certain I wasn't dealing with a corrupted MFS I did the following in an...
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    It still seems as if there is something not quite...

    It still seems as if there is something not quite right with the slotfree code. I've just hacked another 6.2, Series 2 (DVR40) and started having similar problems. I then went and cancelled every...
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    I tried everything the FAQ suggests including...

    I tried everything the FAQ suggests including doing the mfsassert -please twice. The console output appears to indicate the the MFS is fine after this procedure.

    I'd like to pursue this further. ...
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    Problems with Channel Guide

    I'm using a DSR-704, version 6.2 and TivoWeb 1.2.1

    I get quite a few Tcl crashes when using the Channel Guide. For example if I select User Interface, Channel Guide, Watched channels, select...
  56. I'd be interested in knowing how one creates a...

    I'd be interested in knowing how one creates a file such as this. Can it be done using the complete 6.2 slices previously distributed?
  57. I tried this and it works but logos for about 30...

    I tried this and it works but logos for about 30 channels are missing.

    I wonder where this original logo-67 slice came from? Could a newer version be created from a TiVo that has a complete logo...
  58. I did a clear and delete everything on my 6.2...

    I did a clear and delete everything on my 6.2 Hughes DVR40. It had upgraded to 6.2 naturally via the normal update mechanism.

    Now I have no channel logos. In an attempt to restore them, I...
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    Sticky: The very first post in this thread mentions a...

    The very first post in this thread mentions a tool "tmf2ty_cfg.exe" to convert a tmf file to a ty file. Unfortunately the link doesn't work. Can someone please help me with a link to this utility...
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    Hopefully what I posted here will fix your...

    Hopefully what I posted here will fix your problem:

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=184996&postcount=3
  61. Thread: mfstool screwup

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    This is a long shot, but why not try this...

    This is a long shot, but why not try this attached mfs_restore which was compiled on Fedora Core 2 with a 2.6 kernel.
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    Based on reading this thread and...

    Based on reading this thread and http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=32782 it seems to me that even the method described in this thread will result in a loss of the channel logos. Can...
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    Thanks for your replies.

    Thanks for your replies.
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    I made a posting asking how people are archiving...

    I made a posting asking how people are archiving threads in a thread who's main conjecture was that threads could be purged at some point in the future. I didn't feel it was off-topic, but I guess...
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    Forum losing messages

    I've made some posts in the past few days that seem to be accepted to a thread yet the post dissapears over time. I'm quite certain the posting was made. It was there when I refreshed the web page...
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    I thought I'd bump this thread and see if this...

    I thought I'd bump this thread and see if this limit of 40 pages is going to be extended soon.
  67. Thread: 4.x+RID - support

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    Sticky: You can't copy over dssapp on a running TiVo, but...

    You can't copy over dssapp on a running TiVo, but the poster was doing this on a PC. A copy (cp) there would overwrite the file.
  68. Thread: 4.x+RID - support

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    Sticky: I disagree, copying will overwrite a file in...

    I disagree, copying will overwrite a file in linux. What I see is missing is the copy of the lba48 kernel to the /init directory named as vmlinux.px
  69. Thread: 4.x+RID - support

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    Sticky: I've just spent a bit of time searching and can't...

    I've just spent a bit of time searching and can't find an answer to this. Is it okay to let TiVo dial home for the first time to get through the TiVo guided setup or am I supposed to run some tcl...
  70. Thread: 4.x+RID - support

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    Sticky: Use bootpage -p /dev/hdX where X is a, b, c or d...

    Use bootpage -p /dev/hdX where X is a, b, c or d depending on which cable and master/slave position your tivo drive is on.
  71. Thread: 4.x+RID - support

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    Sticky: The 3.1.1c (2.4.4) kernel from the ptvupgrade CD...

    The 3.1.1c (2.4.4) kernel from the ptvupgrade CD is not LBA48, but it doesn't matter. All that kernel does is "monte" the 2.4.18 kernel which is lba48 compatible. I did the exact same thing as...
  72. Thread: 4.x+RID - support

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    Sticky: Jasch, if you use Instant Cake you still must...

    Jasch, if you use Instant Cake you still must install a killhdinitrd'd kernel.
  73. Thread: 4.x+RID - support

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    Sticky: I've no clue if this will work, but call...

    I've no clue if this will work, but call 1-800-DIRECTV and enter extension 721 when prompted. That will reauthorize your receiver (assuming you're calling from the phone number of record on your...
  74. Thread: 4.x+RID - support

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    Sticky: I don't know if this was a response to my...

    I don't know if this was a response to my question about lost logos but assuming it is, I agree that the way you mentioned in a previous post to this thread is best, thus I am anxiously awaiting...
  75. Thread: 4.x+RID - support

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    Sticky: Since we'll be installing backups that weren't...

    Since we'll be installing backups that weren't from our machine won't we have to do a "Clear and delete everything". Won't that in turn wipe out the channel logos?

    How can we get them back?
  76. Thread: 4.x+RID - support

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    Sticky: Riley, I'm not going to challenge this board's...

    Riley,
    I'm not going to challenge this board's decision not to allow hosting of InstantCake, but I did want to state why I thought it would be okay. At...
  77. Thread: 4.x+RID - support

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    Sticky: Since the InstantCake software is distributed...

    Since the InstantCake software is distributed with a GPL license and is copyable, can someone make it available somewhere for download so we don't have to pay another $20.
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    I was wondering what version 4.0 backup would be...

    I was wondering what version 4.0 backup would be best for 4.0 on RID. My reading of other posts leads me to believe it is 4.0.1b-02. Can anyone confirm?
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    Sticky: I didn't know there was a Yahoo group that...

    I didn't know there was a Yahoo group that discussed TiVo hacking. What's the name of the group.
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    Jamie was right on the mke2fs issue. I found...

    Jamie was right on the mke2fs issue. I found that if I ran e2fsck on the TiVo on my newly created partition it reported:

    e2fsck 1.06, 7-Oct-96 for EXT2 FS 0.5b, 95/08/09
    e2fsck: Filesystem...
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    When I originally hacked this drive, I went...

    When I originally hacked this drive, I went through the steps to mfsrestore to my new 160 GB drive but I did not use the expand option. I wanted to hack it as a 40 GB drive so I could get my lba48...
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    Any problems with adding an ext2 filesystem?

    I added an ext2 filesystem to be used for hacks prior to expanding my MFS regions with MFS tools. Is there any downside to doing what I did besides:

    1.) mfsbackup won't backup this partition
    2.)...
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    Duplicate local channel numbers

    I'm surprised that after several days no one has commented on my duplicate local channel numbers described in http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=191669&postcount=26 .
    Is anyone else...
  84. I suspect you don't have an executable mfs_export...

    I suspect you don't have an executable mfs_export command anywhere in your path. If the mfs_export fails you'll get this error.

    Amongst other places, mfs_export is available in AlphaWolf's tool...
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    Sleeper was one of Woody's best performances. ...

    Sleeper was one of Woody's best performances.

    Sleeper (Miles Monroe)
    http://members.aol.com/lafimprov/sleeper.jpg

    Woody Allen
    http://home.earthlink.net/~banananohana/woody.jpeg
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    Using the What's On screens, I'm getting...

    Using the What's On screens, I'm getting duplicates of local channels with channel numbers that end in .x, e.g., I see a show on "2 NY2" and the same show on "2.1 WCBSDT"

    In channel guide -> All,...
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    I hope this thread is like an ebay auction. Bids...

    I hope this thread is like an ebay auction. Bids come in at a slow pace for the first 90% of the time, then they come in frantically at the end, driving the price up.

    So far we see slow results...
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    AlphaWolf, Can you post the .config file you're...

    AlphaWolf,
    Can you post the .config file you're using with busybox. For my own personal use I'd like to make a small tweak to turn of the ls coloring and I'd like to start with your well thought...
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    I looked into this unzip problem. It's a busybox...

    I looked into this unzip problem. It's a busybox problem. If you look at their source code for unzip.c, they say they need to still deal with endian issues. When reading the zip file header, the...
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    unzip

    I just ftp'ed a collection of modules to my TiVo that are in a .zip file.
    When trying to unzip them via the unzip in this package I get the error:

    $ unzip usb-2.4.20-r1.zip
    Archive: ...
  91. Woody, I wasn't clear in what I said. Cygwin is...

    Woody, I wasn't clear in what I said. Cygwin is useful if you want a Linux like environment available to you WHILE you are running Windows. You are entirely correct that Knoppix gives you a quick...
  92. Although I prefer to edit directly on the TiVo...

    Although I prefer to edit directly on the TiVo with vi, if I'm going to edit text files on the PC for eventual use on the TiVo, I use the vi that's part of the cygwin distribution. Cygwin gives a...
  93. Thread: kickstart 52 help

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    kickstart 52 help

    I'm trying to do a kickstart 52 and it doesn't appear to do anything. It's supposed to reinstall the latest software. I'm trying this to see if the channel logos that are missing since a clear &...
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    Sticky: Just stumbled across this link on another thread:...

    Just stumbled across this link on another thread: http://www.ptvupgrade.com/support/bigdisk/index.html
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    Sticky: A previous post to this thread states this ISO is...

    A previous post to this thread states this ISO is at http://partners.ptvupgrade.com/z/3/CD4/ yet this link goes to the ptvupgrade home page. Can you provide a link to this iso?
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    Time to upgrade again, 3.1.1e is coming

    Now that you've received the 3.1.1d upgrade and have reinstalled all your hacks, it's time to do it all over again. 3.1.1e is on its way to fix the bugs caused by 3.1.1d.

    See...
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    herrington, See this thread. It's possible you...

    herrington,
    See this thread. It's possible you didn't actually install mfs_ftp correctly for a S2 unit. http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=184996&postcount=3
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    Did you rebuild the kernel without the kernel...

    Did you rebuild the kernel without the kernel change to disable scrambling as discussed a week or so ago on this thread?
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    I don't have an explanation for your binary...

    I don't have an explanation for your binary difference, but your copying of the kernel from partition 3 to 6 must have worked. The 3.1.5d software version will still be reported even though you...
  100. Why is it that running a hacked 5.0 on a RID box...

    Why is it that running a hacked 5.0 on a RID box is theft of service, but running 4.0 on a non-RID box is not theft of service? Either way you're using HMO software without a license to do so.
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    Concerning the errors if TIVO_SYSTEM is not...

    Concerning the errors if TIVO_SYSTEM is not defined, it appears to not matter if you're building a release kernel. The only difference in the code when you define TIVO_SYSTEM is whether a variable...
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    Just so we can be 100% clear here, are you...

    Just so we can be 100% clear here, are you agreeing that if you follow those instructions in this thread to build the S2 lba48 kernel, you should reactivate that segment of code dealing with...
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    Jamie, if you follow nsysblh's instructions, you...

    Jamie, if you follow nsysblh's instructions, you end up with the same exact patch that you just linked to and what I was saying was I didn't drift from his instructions. Therefore I just reviewed my...
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    I used nsysblh's instructions and there's no need...

    I used nsysblh's instructions and there's no need to muck with any of the source code in that kernel to disable scrambling. Follow his instructions exactly and you'll get a working kernel. Don't...
  105. You need to use your 3.1.1c kernel as...

    You need to use your 3.1.1c kernel as killhdinitrd doesn't support the 3.1.1d kernel. The 3.1.1c kernel should still be on your alternate kernel partition since you just went through an upgrade.
  106. Thread: Which Kernel?

    by w2kr
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    Does the killhdinitrd program work on the kernel...

    Does the killhdinitrd program work on the kernel that comes with 3.1.1d? Perhaps that's the problem. It surely works on the 3.1.1c kernel.
  107. Assuming the replacement drive is the same size...

    Assuming the replacement drive is the same size as the original, just "dd" the old to the new.
  108. deltabum82, The other thing that's important to...

    deltabum82,
    The other thing that's important to diagnose your program is a capture from the serial port while the system boots. Can you do that?
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    Sticky: Sorry, I thought the HD-TiVo has already running...

    Sorry, I thought the HD-TiVo has already running some version of a 3.1.5 release. I thought 3.1.5c had preceded 3.1.5d.
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    Sticky: I believe I read in another post that you can use...

    I believe I read in another post that you can use your 3.1.5c kernel that will hillhdinitrd'd with the 3.1.5d software.
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    Regarding your IP problems, start with the...

    Regarding your IP problems, start with the basics. Can you ping your TiVo? If that doesn't work and you're positive your cabling and networking is right, you'll need to start studying the output...
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    The Sleeper ISO is based on a Linux distribution...

    The Sleeper ISO is based on a Linux distribution that doesn't support >137GB drives. Typically what happens is that the expand will use the first 137GB giving you 120 hours of storage. Anything...
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    Over on TCF, someone posted that 3.1.1d has...

    Over on TCF, someone posted that 3.1.1d has installed (not just downloaded) on his TiVo. The thread is here.
  114. It sounds as if you've used a lba48 compatible...

    It sounds as if you've used a lba48 compatible kernel on Knoppix when using mfstools. Thus mfstools expanded the MFS region to use all 160 GB of your new drive. Your partion table confirms this.
    ...
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    tivosh command reference

    I've been trying to learn tivosh and the tcl part is easy considering tivosh is apparently built on tcl 8.0 and it's well documented here. What I haven't been able to find is a good thread that...
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    Well, perhaps you should archive your 3.1.5d in...

    Well, perhaps you should archive your 3.1.5d in case we find out it does work. I'd do it before 2 AM today because that's when those files seem to show up.
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    I found this old message about how to install the...

    I found this old message about how to install the software from one of the slices.

    http://www.erik.rainey.name/tivo/upgrade-using-slicefiles.html
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    Over on the tivo community HD forum, they're...

    Over on the tivo community HD forum, they're reporting that the 3.1.5d is installing on HD units when a daily call is made. Has anyone with an SD unit tried making a daily call to see if anything...
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    I have a DSR704 and DID NOT get 3.1.5d but I did...

    I have a DSR704 and DID NOT get 3.1.5d but I did get 3.1.1d.

    3.1.1d-01-2-101 tyDb 199018 09/21/04 02:37 668
    3.1.1d-01-2-121 tyDb 199021 09/21/04 02:37 668
    3.1.1d-01-2-151 tyDb 198989 09/21/04...
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    Is it normal for a TiVo to have modules for USB...

    Is it normal for a TiVo to have modules for USB and ethernet when in fact they're never used. Are the modules we use when we add a USB/ethernet adapter to our hacked TiVo actually modules that came...
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    My TiVo was originally sleeper'd, and I get the...

    My TiVo was originally sleeper'd, and I get the bad results when using /sbin/ifconfig, but good results if I use /busybox/ifconfig


    /sbin/ifconfig eth0;/busybox/ifconfig eth0
    eth0 Link...
  122. If you use Vision Express you'll find it insists...

    If you use Vision Express you'll find it insists on transcoding all the video files that TyTools produces, i.e., even though the TyTools output is fine for a DVD, Vision Express doesn't think it is...
  123. Thread: GopEditor Crash

    by w2kr
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    This just happened to me today too. It ends up...

    This just happened to me today too. It ends up that when you install mfs_ftp for Series 2 you must install 3 packages: the core mfs_ftp, some s2 binaries and an updated version of just mfs_stream...
  124. Assuming you already have a backup of your...

    Assuming you already have a backup of your original drive, I'd recommended the BlessTiVo method. All you do is write a signature on the new drive with the BlessTiVo program on your PC. Then you put...
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    Is the kernel a 2.4.20 kernel with lba48 support...

    Is the kernel a 2.4.20 kernel with lba48 support and is it compatible with killhdinitrd?
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    Sleeper also installed a ton of tools in...

    Sleeper also installed a ton of tools in /busybox. I assume you have them also.

    [ find mkfifo sulogin
    addgroup fold mknod ...
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    My first computer was a Digi-Comp 1 digital...

    My first computer was a Digi-Comp 1 digital computer, back in the 60s. Google for it, you'll see I'm not kidding.
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    I've built the lba48 kernel based on nsysblh's...

    I've built the lba48 kernel based on nsysblh's documentation in this thread and it appears to be working fine but there's one anomaly I need some opinions on. If you look at the boot output (I use...
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    Sticky: So to summarize what I'm reading here, if I want...

    So to summarize what I'm reading here, if I want lba48 support on a DSR704, I can't just simply replace my kernel with a 3.1.5 kernel that has had killhdinitrd run on it. I'd have to also replace...
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    Sticky: I'm a bit confused. Of what use is the 3.1.5...

    I'm a bit confused. Of what use is the 3.1.5 kernel to anyone? Are these 3.1.5 kernel modules only found on the HD-TiVo from which the 3.1.5 kernel came from. If you need the kernel, then you also...
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    Sticky: Has killhdinitrd already been run on these...

    Has killhdinitrd already been run on these kernels?
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    One thing I've noticed since doing the new monte...

    One thing I've noticed since doing the new monte is that the output from the "echo" statements early in my rc.sysinit are not showing up in /var/log/kernel, yet the later ones are. Can anyone...
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    More success

    I'm now running the lba48 kernel I built via the instructions in this thread

    This new method is great! For those of us who aren't stranger to Linux, the documentation in this thread is just the...
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    Success!

    Thanks to the excellent information here, I've re-montied my TiVo while running. I'm using the 3.1.1.c kernel instead of the 3.1U5. For now, all I'm doing is monte'ing to the same kernel, but at...
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    What bootpage syntax can I use on the TiVo to see...

    What bootpage syntax can I use on the TiVo to see the actual state of the flipping. I don't think bootpage -p /dev/hda will actually show that.

    Never mind. It's bootpage -b /dev/hda

    See...
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    EvilJack, Didn't you forget to flip the bootpage...

    EvilJack,
    Didn't you forget to flip the bootpage so you now boot from the 6/7 pair.

    If you were running it on the TiVo it would have been:
    bootpage -f /dev/hda

    I'm not sure what the exact...
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    In a previous post it was recommended to use the...

    In a previous post it was recommended to use the Hinsdale method to move to a larger drive, be warned that if you follow his method verbatim, you'll only be using 137GB of the 180GB drive. His...
  138. Perhaps sleeper could comment on the next version...

    Perhaps sleeper could comment on the next version of the scripts that he mentions in previous posts.
  139. I recommend this...

    I recommend this thread to help you through this.
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    It's closed-captioning normally hidden by the...

    It's closed-captioning normally hidden by the overscan of a TV.
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    Here's a MIPS diff

    Here's one I compiled from the latest gnu source
  142. Abba, One more thing for you. I don't know why...

    Abba,
    One more thing for you. I don't know why you're trying to use the Sleeper ISO but if the only reason you're doing this is to get expanded disk capacity, I suggest you refer to the extremely...
  143. I sure hope you didn't boot up your WinXP while...

    I sure hope you didn't boot up your WinXP while the the original TiVo drive was connected. If so, you may find that WinXP wrote a signature on the original TiVo disk that prevents it from booting.
  144. It's more likely that when you originally...

    It's more likely that when you originally transferred the NowShowing.tcl file as ascii, the line termination characters were set to those used by a DOS file, not a Linux file. For linux, the...
  145. I got those crc errors too. I discovered through...

    I got those crc errors too. I discovered through my searching that others have reported the same and they appear to be harmless. They also seem to go away after a TiVo reboot.

    TyStudio is no...
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    I can't answer your question, but you never...

    I can't answer your question, but you never actually gave any details how you tried to install and run this kernel you built following nsysblh's instructions. Perhaps some details would let people...
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    Sticky: InstantCakeHD

    Looking for PTVUpgrades, InstantCakeHD software. According to their webpage, copying is allowed. See the following from their webpage at http://www.ptvupgrade.com/support/instantcake/
    ...
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    Sticky: The reason I want a built kernel for 3.1.5 from...

    The reason I want a built kernel for 3.1.5 from the HD-TiVo is that I want to run killhdinitrd on it and have it be the primary kernel that's booted. Only the original Hughes kernel will be signed...
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    Sticky: 3.1.5 kernel

    There's been a lot of begging for a 3.1.5 kernel here. Has anyone found one? Please PM me if you're willing to share. If you've begged and haven't found one, I'd also be interested in hearing...
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    I got the same size but a different md5 value. I...

    I got the same size but a different md5 value. I would expect a different md5 value since it's calculated over the whole kernel and one of the strings in the kernel has the time of compilation. I...
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