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  1. Please excuse my newbie type questions. I used to...

    Please excuse my newbie type questions. I used to have a hacked HR10-250 back in the day when Directv was all mpeg2 HD. When they went Mpeg4 I abandoned it. I have since went with FIOS and TivoHD...
  2. You got me drooling now. Those flags are probably...

    You got me drooling now. Those flags are probably set nationally I would think.:D I am absolutely sick of being a D* flunkie beta tester sitting here reinventing the freaking wheel.
  3. Ive been thinking about doing that, switching to...

    Ive been thinking about doing that, switching to FIOS and purchasing 2 Tivo HD's. What channels can you not MRV on FIOS? What channels can you not download to PC without hacking? Can you hack and...
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    The HR10-250 was a tivo interface and a tivo...

    The HR10-250 was a tivo interface and a tivo kernel.
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    I think it will be locked down so tight it will...

    I think it will be locked down so tight it will never be cracked open by anyone. Programming of that ironclad kernel is probably what is taking so long. Otherwise why wouldnt D* have simply stuck...
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    Sticky: Exactly what I would like to do with it too.

    Exactly what I would like to do with it too.
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    I havent seen any

    I havent seen any
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    One of the best things D* has done with its DVR...

    One of the best things D* has done with its DVR so far.
  9. Thread: good-bye hr10

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    Dont put anything in it. Its your property isnt...

    Dont put anything in it. Its your property isnt it? I don't know why they are entitled to it anyway. If you send it to them they are just going to throw it in the trash anyway.
  10. Thread: "free upgrade"

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    FYI, I upgraded FREE twice with one HR10-250....

    FYI, I upgraded FREE twice with one HR10-250. They dont take it with them when they leave, its still yours. I simply moved it and reactivated it a month later and after a few months upgraded again...
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    Sticky: You can move D* HD recordings from the HR20 DVR...

    You can move D* HD recordings from the HR20 DVR to an NAS server and manage them? I have an HR20 and an HR21 and didnt know that. Of course you can use media share to play back material you already...
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    Sticky: You know, all D* would have to do is come up with...

    You know, all D* would have to do is come up with some software to place on your networked NAS server and I think many wouldnt even think about hacking. Just let me store vast amounts of programming...
  13. great news!!!!!!!!

    great news!!!!!!!!
  14. Thank god!!!!!!!!!

    DIRECTV and TiVo to Launch New HD DIRECTV DVR with TiVo Service

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    DIRECTV and TiVo to Launch New HD DIRECTV DVR...
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    No OTA, they stink.

    No OTA, they stink.
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    Sticky: Untrue. Someone at DBStalk gave instructs on...

    Untrue.

    Someone at DBStalk gave instructs on how to replace the hard drive and restore all recordings and "season passes". basically doing a disk copy under linux and then expanding the partition....
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    Not yet, but you can duplicate the drive.

    Not yet, but you can duplicate the drive.
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    The only thing Ive seen is a post at DBStalk on...

    The only thing Ive seen is a post at DBStalk on how you can pull the drive and copy the contents to a new larger one, including recordings, etc. Apparently the recordings are on a Raw partition and...
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    Question? Why would anyone buy a Tivo for cable...

    Question? Why would anyone buy a Tivo for cable now? If they go to digital switching to add more HD channels then they will be worthless. Won't they?
  20. Thread: please help

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    I would sell it.

    I would sell it.
  21. I was offered the 20 dollar deal right off the...

    I was offered the 20 dollar deal right off the bat from the first person I spoke too. It shouldnt be hard to get at all.
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    Or off of the external Sata drives you can plug in

    Or off of the external Sata drives you can plug in
  23. I highly doubt it.

    I highly doubt it.
  24. I got the HR20 and 5lnb dish for $20.50 with a...

    I got the HR20 and 5lnb dish for $20.50 with a lease. No haggling at all. It gets installed later this month.
  25. Invest in a raid server like an Infrant model

    Invest in a raid server like an Infrant model
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    The PS3 can play HD mpeg2 streams over the...

    The PS3 can play HD mpeg2 streams over the network?
    What about from say an infrant server?
    And can it play Mpeg2 HD burned to DL DVD?
  27. The HR10-250 still required an initial phone...

    The HR10-250 still required an initial phone call. Many VOIP users had to get a serial cable and a modem to make it. Does the HR20 require this initial phone call?
  28. According to Earl D* will use 50-100GB of...

    According to Earl D* will use 50-100GB of whatever you plug in for their own purposes. Now that sucks.
  29. This is great work

    This utility is just invaluable. Whenever TYtool vob/mux fails I use this and it works like a champ.
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    cut some of the plexi glass out for ventilation

    cut some of the plexi glass out for ventilation
  31. Sticky: Argh! I have 2 complete seasons and the Pilot of...

    Argh! I have 2 complete seasons and the Pilot of BSG in HD from UHD in mpg files now except one freakin episode... "Scattered". For some reason this one wont Vob/Mux completely. :(
  32. Sticky: I tune the two tuners to channels I do not...

    I tune the two tuners to channels I do not recieve, say 6666 and 6667 and then place it in standby mode. I get around 2.5mbps
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    That episode bombed on me too a long time ago.

    That episode bombed on me too a long time ago.
  34. It works, Ive done it twice on 2 different sets...

    It works, Ive done it twice on 2 different sets of hard drives.
  35. I assume you have baked the drives and installed...

    I assume you have baked the drives and installed PTVnet upgrade CD for the HR10-250. If so then all you need to do is Alphawolf's decryption hack...
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    DRM. The reason WMV HD disks will never succeed....

    DRM. The reason WMV HD disks will never succeed. What a STUPID idea. Lets come out with a format that requires people to buy windows computers to play HD movies on their big screen HDTV's in lieu of...
  37. Wow I can hardly keep up. Great job JD!

    Wow I can hardly keep up. Great job JD!
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    I was reffering to the older SMC 8508T. It was a...

    I was reffering to the older SMC 8508T. It was a great switch one of the first to do jumbo frames I think. I never buy at the cheapest price point. I consider the features I want and buy the cheapest...
  39. Thankyou JD. You just saved me 20 minutes for...

    Thankyou JD. You just saved me 20 minutes for every file I extract. And the secondary 250 GB drive in my PC can now be removed and used for network storage. Gosh I feel stupid now.
  40. If you havent done so already, tune all tuners to...

    If you havent done so already, tune all tuners to channels you dont sub too and place the unit in standby mode. This yields maximum transfer rates.
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    I find it hard to believe that SMC would actually...

    I find it hard to believe that SMC would actually regress in performance when they were in the lead.
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    Let me know how your 8505t is performing with...

    Let me know how your 8505t is performing with jumbo frames. If the specs are the same then I'll probably get the GS model. It will look a little better with the entertainment equipment.
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    I have the same question. the GS models look like...

    I have the same question. the GS models look like a redesign for wife acceptability and the 8505t isnt on sale at newegg anymore. One reviewer of the GS5 at newegg said that the switch bogged down...
  44. Has anyone tried setting the output directory to...

    Has anyone tried setting the output directory to a networked drive such as an Infrant 600 NAS Raid server over gigabit? Does tytool play nicely with this sort of setup? It would save file transfer...
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    its probably going up because ownership of one...

    its probably going up because ownership of one will probably get you a swap to an mpeg4 DVR model or a giant discount on the rumored mpeg4 HMO DVR.
  46. I think I just solved a network problem of my...

    I think I just solved a network problem of my own. I recently built a computer with the Asus A8N-E motherboard which has gigabit support. If anyone has one do not install Nvida Network drivers. If...
  47. Victoria Secret fashion show just terminated,...

    Victoria Secret fashion show just terminated, stopped and the program, r19 just ends before finishing processing with a windows pop up. I tried processing with r18 and it just hangs there I suppose...
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    Even the first DVD player I ever purchased...

    Even the first DVD player I ever purchased supports +R, sometimes its just not documented. It was a JVC player that said it supported -R I think
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    DL can be had for 2 dollars a disk not 4. I just...

    DL can be had for 2 dollars a disk not 4. I just dont buy them that often and end up picking them up at 4 bucks at Walmart once inawhile. I really preffer throwing the files on a server.

    I never...
  50. yeah alpha wolf has some instructions for it in...

    yeah alpha wolf has some instructions for it in one of the threads. I used it for Version 3.1.5f.

    Here it is:

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31213

    do youself a favor,...
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    couldnt agree with you more

    couldnt agree with you more
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    IMO you have to consider what you can produce and...

    IMO you have to consider what you can produce and the retail price of it.

    What would you pay for a season of HBO "ROME" or "the Sopranos" on DVD in the store? 60-80 bucks in some cases up to 100?...
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    I have not run into any file off of my HDtivo...

    I have not run into any file off of my HDtivo that would not play on my linkplayer2 once it was successfully converted to an mpeg2 file with tytool. The problems are usually with that conversion...
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    Dual layer DVD burner. 8.5 GB. I bought the Benq...

    Dual layer DVD burner. 8.5 GB. I bought the Benq DW1640 for 40 bucks off of newegg.com. Works great burning DVD +R DL media available at walmart for about 4 dollars a disk
  55. I use the Avel Linkplayer2. It works fine playing...

    I use the Avel Linkplayer2. It works fine playing HD mpeg2 files over the network or burned to dual layer DVD
  56. Finally a successful extraction and conversion to...

    Finally a successful extraction and conversion to a playable VOB of an HD show tonight with r19 pre3. Lots of Bad dumps though. What exactly does that mean?
  57. Argh........ Gave another movie a shot last...

    Argh........

    Gave another movie a shot last night. "the day after tommorrow". It crashed under tytool r19 Pre3 also. Then I tried the VOB conversion with r18 instead. It didnt crash but the file...
  58. downloaded mfs-utils_bin[2].mips-20050604...

    downloaded mfs-utils_bin[2].mips-20050604
    unpacked it
    ftp'd tserver and nowshowing to /var/hack
    for some reason I cannot chmod them. They are set to 755
    nowshowing.tcl is also there in /var/hack...
  59. Thankyou guys!!!!!!

    Thankyou guys!!!!!!
  60. Are the nowshowing and tserver files contained in...

    Are the nowshowing and tserver files contained in the tytool 9r18 zip file the same files needed for release 19 of tytool? In the rel18 zip the file is "tserver" but the script file for rel19 is...
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    Onecall has some good deals on 50 inch sammys the...

    Onecall has some good deals on 50 inch sammys the 720p models in your price range. I see no real future in the 1080p models considering the bandwidth limitations sat providers already experience. As...
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    yes most of my showtimeHD material is FUBAR...

    yes most of my showtimeHD material is FUBAR riddled with audio problems. I recoreded and downloaded tomb raider 3 or 4 times from showtime before I got a good copy. HBOHD is usually much better. I am...
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    I have installed tystudio on windows xp pro but...

    I have installed tystudio on windows xp pro but it refuses to load local ty files????? Typrocess wont execute from a dos command prompt either.
  64. What Id like to know is what everyone uses to fix...

    What Id like to know is what everyone uses to fix bad frames and audio problems. I have the HDtivo hacked and have been pulling off HD material with tytools for months but 3 out of 4 recordings...
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    I didnt over pay for anything. I was reffering to...

    I didnt over pay for anything. I was reffering to the price of the top of the line S1 digital HD HTPC with OTA recording capability when I mentioned the 2500 bucks....
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    No Id locate it in the living room, or in a...

    No Id locate it in the living room, or in a closet with gigabit. Have been thinking about the Buffalo Terra station. It can be had for under 800 bucks. Even a HTPC would need a lot of storage for HD...
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    I agree with bcc, If I had a HTPC located by my...

    I agree with bcc, If I had a HTPC located by my Tv I wouldnt even bother with the linkplayer. I have an AMD 64 3200 in a bedroom and do not want to invest in a HTPC for the living room, and I want to...
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    Have you tried any 1920x1080i material on the...

    Have you tried any 1920x1080i material on the linkplayer?
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    Yes I regularly burn mpeg2 HD movies that are...

    Yes I regularly burn mpeg2 HD movies that are less than 8.5 GB to DL DVD and play back as mpg files on the LP2 with no problems.
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    Well almost all of my files are from HBOHD....

    Well almost all of my files are from HBOHD. Sometimes they play correctly somestimes not. I think its network traffic. Ive ordered a gigabyte switch maybe that will take care of it. You know if this...
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    Snoots, I have the linkplayer2 and extract ty...

    Snoots,

    I have the linkplayer2 and extract ty files from the HDtivo. I convert them to one large VOB file and stream over ethernet. Occasionally I see stops and starts in the video. Isnt this the...
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    Sticky: Hmm, I am using smartftp on windows Xp PC over a...

    Hmm, I am using smartftp on windows Xp PC over a network to NTFS HD and am only able to transfer the small text files. IF I try TY or TML files the server stops the transfer as soon as it starts and...
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