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  1. All the research I have done indicates it's not...

    All the research I have done indicates it's not repairable except by replacing the unit.

    One item to note is that the problem is worse if you use S-video. When I removed my S-video cable I got a...
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    please activate DVR

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  3. Perhaps someone could just attach the most recent...

    Perhaps someone could just attach the most recent logo slice from a 6.2 service download and I could test that out. I'm not sure if it's different now than the other ones located randomly on this...
  4. That's what my assumption is too. I do recall...

    That's what my assumption is too. I do recall now that when i installed 6.2 with the image on my test drive i never actually let it sit over night to do the service call so that's problaby why it...
  5. i've seen a few different logo slices around this...

    i've seen a few different logo slices around this forum. Any idea what the most up to date one is?
  6. I never loaded the logo slice on 4.0 so perhaps...

    I never loaded the logo slice on 4.0 so perhaps that has something to do with it.
  7. nowplaying Logo Issues

    I just upgraded both of my tivo's to 6.2 two days ago. I used the manual slice method. Everything went great but I have a quick question regarding the nowplaying logos and channel logos.

    Some...
  8. killhdinitrd does not work on the kernel that...

    killhdinitrd does not work on the kernel that comes natively with 6.2. the 3.1.5 kernel does however work with 6.2 so just use that one!

    time to bust out the old DD command :)
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    anyone heard any updates lately on 802.11G on...

    anyone heard any updates lately on 802.11G on tivo? I have been searching around and haven't seen anything myself. I thought it was worth a shot to see if anyone else has heard anything or make...
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    Sticky: For anyone looking for the following kernels i...

    For anyone looking for the following kernels i have made them available via ftp. They are the stock tivo kernels (so hopefully tivo won't bother me as they are GPL).

    Stock means orginal kernel...
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    Sticky: that's why i put "(plus a whole host of other...

    that's why i put "(plus a whole host of other reasons). " instead of that whole list :) a few new ones to me also....

    Those items may or may not be important to people. The ones who don't care...
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    Sticky: SR712 does make a few good points (as do ADH and...

    SR712 does make a few good points (as do ADH and RC3105)... Why limit people to doing their tivo one way. I plan on running the new monte method on one of my tivo's and just a straight boot with a...
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    Sticky: technically killhdinitrd does support 4.0. ...

    technically killhdinitrd does support 4.0. Unfortunately it only supports 4.01a which hardly anyone has. I have been told that you can use the 4.01a kernel with any 4.0 file system. Hang tight a...
  14. Poll: Heck I'll chip in some cash and I don't even own...

    Heck I'll chip in some cash and I don't even own one (or plan to since i have 2 hdrv2's now). I would gladly contribute just to see how it would be done :) Facinating stuff!
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    Sticky: same here :) I'm also looking for a 4.01a...

    same here :)

    I'm also looking for a 4.01a kernel if anyone has one let me know :) I don't need the whole backup. just the kernel will do.

    rc3105 didn't seem to think it would be a problem to...
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    Sticky: Does anyone know what the difference between...

    Does anyone know what the difference between 0.9.1 and 0.9.2 is? It looks like 0.9.2 was posted recently but it doesn't contain a readme explaining any changes. 0.9.1 is still posted as well. Just...
  17. I got around the policy by saying i bought my...

    I got around the policy by saying i bought my hdvr2 NEW in the box from a sat reseller that was going out of business(it wasn't new). they didn't seem to mind. After about a week i called and added...
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    yes they will. when they ask if it will be...

    yes they will.

    when they ask if it will be hooked up to a phone line just say yes of course sir :)

    then hack away! after awhile i think you lose the ability to order ppv through the remote but...
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    xybyre's method was the first to offer on screen...

    xybyre's method was the first to offer on screen support on series 2 units. Recently there has been work to offer native osdwriter support (native tivo app for displaying images/text on screen). ...
  20. well put ADH :)

    well put ADH :)
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    Sticky: Due to the nature of the work being discussed not...

    Due to the nature of the work being discussed not to mention 3 different conversations mixed all together I would like to humbly suggest the 4.0 kernel stuff be moved over tot he development thread. ...
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    Sticky: I'm not don't know a whole lot about the prom so...

    I'm not don't know a whole lot about the prom so i'm not sure how to get the version etc... MuscleNerd talked about the prom password. how does one enable a password so you can see the beginning...
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    Sticky: general exception cause = 80008010 epc =...

    general exception
    cause = 80008010 epc = 80179d24 status = 00510002 badaddr = 4a2236b1
    @epc-2 = 0790955c @epc-1 = 39ebebbf @epc = 54296234 @epc+1 = 9f89f660
    r00 00000000 81dd0000 80179d24 ...
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    Sticky: 4.0 question

    has anyone else tried killhdinitrd on the 4.0 kernel? All i get is a constant reboot cycle after applying the patch. Powering up screen -> reboot over and over. To be sure i didn't mess anything...
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    Sticky: ADH posted in the killhdinitrd development thread...

    ADH posted in the killhdinitrd development thread this (when refereing to 4.0 support)

    "it will not work on the kernels shipped with 4.0.1, 4.0.1b, etc."

    Can someone explain why? Is there a...
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    I just used the script in the original thread. ...

    I just used the script in the original thread. the barebones manual one.

    My experience was different than listed. BEFORE i recorded an episode of a show i wanted to put in a folder i added the...
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    is there a technical limitation as to why mfs_ftp...

    is there a technical limitation as to why mfs_ftp couldn't add the fsid in itself when it does an insert? This doesn't really affect me since i only had to manually add the fsid for about 10 shows...
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    from what i have discovered mfs_ftp doesn't use...

    from what i have discovered mfs_ftp doesn't use series id's at all. If you use mfs to browse to the actual location you will notice no series id at all. There is a thread on the forum dealing with...
  29. Thanks for all the valuable info! I hope they...

    Thanks for all the valuable info! I hope they continue to leave us alone in the future. I guess it does make sense on their part to be concerned about subbing a unit and giving it to your brother...
  30. Directv stance on the phone line for tivo units

    Quick question...

    I know there is fixsub to handle getting rid of the nag to have my tivo call in to the mothership. I'm curious what directv's stance on it is. Is directv going to care that...
  31. w0w... This is a fun show :) Grab some...

    w0w...

    This is a fun show :) Grab some popcorn and a drink. This is going to be a good fight!

    Round 3... DING...
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    Sticky: Unfortunately my attempts to add in support for...

    Unfortunately my attempts to add in support for the 4.0 kernel has failed. It's a bit more complex than I expected in the beginning. rc3105 suggested I post a request for help from some "kernel...
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    Sticky: Well for what it's worth i'm working on updating...

    Well for what it's worth i'm working on updating the code for use with the 4.0 kernel. Unforunately since i'm not a great coder it's going to take me a lot longer than others so i have a feeling a...
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    Sticky: So if I'm reading this correctly. This initial...

    So if I'm reading this correctly. This initial release was specifically designed for the kernel that runs on the hdtivo's. But in theory could be modified to do the same thing on let's say 4.0 (for...
  35. That was it.. thanks a ton. I have spent the...

    That was it.. thanks a ton.

    I have spent the past few days working on my tivo non stop. i have been reading and reading and reading. Of course in this case i was looking way too hard and didn't...
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    I hate to break up this pissing match but here is...

    I hate to break up this pissing match but here is a little update.

    Alarmtronics patch fixed my issue (although i'm still not sure exactly what it did). Due to some other issues i decided just to...
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    I had the same problem. Your fix worked great! ...

    I had the same problem. Your fix worked great! Thanks for posting your findings!!!
  38. Error playing file after Mfs_ftp upload on 4.0

    First off i'm running a hdvr2 monte'd with sleepers iso with the hmo superpatch installed. I'm getting a weird error after uploading an recording i made on a hdvr2 with 3.1b (kmem in...
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    Thanks that worked like a champ! I do have a...

    Thanks that worked like a champ!

    I do have a few questions. Can you describe what the script is doing. it's in the tpm format so i can't read it (haven't searched on how to unpack it yet). What...
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    Tivoweb Genre Error

    I'm getting an error when i tried to load tivoweb. Here is a little background info before i past the error. This is a HDVR2 that I finished monte'ing with sleepers iso a few days ago. This is the...
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    Is someone willing to post a list of all the...

    Is someone willing to post a list of all the patches that the superpatch includes? I'm don't care too much about what each edit does (since some patches are multiple edits). I simply want to know...
  42. well.. if i'm wrong i apologize. that was my...

    well.. if i'm wrong i apologize. that was my experience. i'm sure each Customer Service person does different things.

    All this is way off topic anyways. A few of us were just curious if anyone...
  43. No.. What i meant is this. If you are not...

    No.. What i meant is this.

    If you are not currently a subscriber and happen to pick up a hdvr2 at a rummage sale and called to subscribe they would NOT let you with old equipment. But.. if you...
  44. I too would love to see any info the "great" tivo...

    I too would love to see any info the "great" tivo minds have on this one. I have read the posts and done some exprimentation of my own but i'm still learning and don't quite know enough to do it on...
  45. yah i have 6 servers running right now. I was...

    yah i have 6 servers running right now. I was merely asking to see if it was an option. Not that i really planned on doing it myself.
  46. Let me be the first to congradulate you on your...

    Let me be the first to congradulate you on your work! I know a lot of people have missed the text2osd on the series1. Although this may be an odd way to solve the issue it definately beats nothing....
  47. it would definately be possible but it seems like...

    it would definately be possible but it seems like a lot more work than to just use the kill command with grep. Although an application without that problem would be better it may not be worth the...
  48. First off disassembly is never easy. I have...

    First off disassembly is never easy. I have already done so. From my observations this program is only designed to display images so there doesn't seem to be any other way of controlling it to...
  49. Xybyre - First off EXCELLENT work. I know a lot...

    Xybyre - First off EXCELLENT work. I know a lot of us on this board have been looking for a solution to the no text2osd problem for a long time. I think you have a great start and are very near a...
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    Quote - From what I understand the hdvr2 will not...

    Quote - From what I understand the hdvr2 will not run text2osd and therfore we can't use the callerid

    Mrblack51 (or anyone else) is this for certain? Can nothing be modified to be able to still...
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    is this all done on the tivo itself or on a linux...

    is this all done on the tivo itself or on a linux workstation with the executable in question just copied over?

    Also.. if it's not run on the tivo itself but it's a perl script can it be run in a...
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    Has anyone tried to port NEWtext2osd over to mips...

    Has anyone tried to port NEWtext2osd over to mips and editing elseed to use that instead of text2osd?

    http://www.geocities.com/wyngnut2k/

    just a random thought. if someone wants to help me get...
  53. Thread: Caller id

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    I will admit up front i don't jack squat about my...

    I will admit up front i don't jack squat about my tivo. i'm learning fast though.

    there is however a text2osd in the /tvbin folder. from what i have read on other sites elseed does rely on this...
  54. Thread: Caller id

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    i would assume it just needs to be compiled for...

    i would assume it just needs to be compiled for mips. of course i have yet to get into compiling my own programs for mips so i wouldn't know for sure.

    Can anyone else test this theory out?
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