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    Initially it would be done by sticking the...

    Initially it would be done by sticking the original TiVo drive into a Linux machine and connecting it to the TiVo, which would export the drive over aoe. Hack the linux aoe driver to do the kernel...
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    What would really be golden is if someone made a...

    What would really be golden is if someone made a SATA to ATA over Ethernet adapter. With that and a bit of hacking on the linux aoe target software and you'd have a solution using the "read twice"...
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    Wouldn't you know it. I posted a link and all of...

    Wouldn't you know it. I posted a link and all of the TiVo hacker nuts looking at it crashed it. :)
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    The key is to robustly identify (if possible) the...

    The key is to robustly identify (if possible) the handover point from signals that come purely from the SATA bus. Perhaps a box like this might do the trick:
    ...
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    Ping? It's been quite a while...

    Ping? It's been quite a while...
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    ETA for posting this? Alternatively, can you...

    ETA for posting this?

    Alternatively, can you give me pointers to the ffmpeg source and patches you used?
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    Another thing to try... Set exclusiveAddressUse...

    Another thing to try... Set exclusiveAddressUse = true. This should not be necessary to get two tivoservers to coexist on a machine when using two different IP addresses. If you then get an error...
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    Ah, here's your problem. You need to add a call...

    Ah, here's your problem. You need to add a call to bind using the IP of the selected interface after the the first line that creates the UdpClient. This should set the source IP address of your...
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    d0ugmac1, I think you're going doing the wrong...

    d0ugmac1, I think you're going doing the wrong path on the TCP/IP stuff. The reason that the two UDP beacon sockets both appear to come from the primary address is *because* you didn't bind them. ...
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    Haven't tried it yet, but v0.31 also barfed on...

    Haven't tried it yet, but v0.31 also barfed on commas and apostrophes. Probably best if you look for and deal with anything that isn't alphanumeric or white space.
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    I've got another show where the XML is 8363 bytes...

    I've got another show where the XML is 8363 bytes long. This causes the same symptom: MacTivoServer stops loading shows at that point. Looks like you need to do two things:

    1. Increase the XML...
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    I agree that's invalid XML. I'll have to look at...

    I agree that's invalid XML. I'll have to look at mfsftp and see if I can generate a patch for it too.

    For now, I can use sed to edit the .ty+ with the bad show and add the correct XML escaping.
    ...
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    Problem with v31

    I started up v31 with my tivo archives and it stops loading shows at a particular episode of Castle. The shows it had already loaded were available via my TiVo's NPL.

    I used strace to verify...
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    Try changing all of the IPAddress.Any uses where...

    Try changing all of the IPAddress.Any uses where you call TCPListner to use Program.ipaddr as well. TCP stacks are explicitly designed to allow two applications to bind to the same port on a...
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    Thanks for the update. I've always seen that...

    Thanks for the update. I've always seen that glitch between chuncks in a .ty file when I play them back with VLC on a computer. I think that there's some value in the chunk header that specifies...
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    If you post a small snippet of your code where...

    If you post a small snippet of your code where you open the TCP sockets to listen for connections, I should be able to tell you how to modify them to allow multiple copies of your server to run on...
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    I have a couple of good reasons that blend...

    I have a couple of good reasons that blend together.

    1. I only have one Linux machine.

    2. Parental controls. S2 Tivos only have one password, and it's used for access to both local and...
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    It's created as a virtual NIC, eth0 vs eth0:1. ...

    It's created as a virtual NIC, eth0 vs eth0:1. AFAIK, applications see them as separate NICs. I believe all you have to do with ifconfig is:

    ifconfig eth0:1 192.168.0.xxx up

    (I used a...
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    Thanks for the update. .tv+ files transfer fine,...

    Thanks for the update. .tv+ files transfer fine, AFAICT.

    I'm running on linux, and I can't figure out how to use the -i switch so I can run two copies. I've got two interfaces configuredand...
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    Could you add support for .ty+ as well. It's a...

    Could you add support for .ty+ as well. It's a .ty with Tivo show metadata appended in XML. At minimum, having MacTivoServer recognize l.ty+ as a synonym for .ty would be great.
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    And there's also .ti+ which has program metadata...

    And there's also .ti+ which has program metadata in XML appended to a .ty file.
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    Sorry, didn't see the update.

    Sorry, didn't see the update.
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    Ping? I'd really like to try out this new...

    Ping? I'd really like to try out this new version on my Linux box.
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    ffmpeg.lnx32.7z is wrong one

    It contains the OS X version instead.

    Can you please repost?
  25. How many recorded shows do you have on the TiVo?...

    How many recorded shows do you have on the TiVo?

    Are you using the tserver software version that runs an external script to generate the show listing, or the newer one that has it built in?
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    Any changes to your network configuration...

    Any changes to your network configuration recently?

    It might also be a sign of a pending disk failure.
  27. Generally no. Nobody has tools that allow you to...

    Generally no. Nobody has tools that allow you to update MFS outside of a running TiVo.

    However, a constant reboot is more likely a failing disk drive rather than one that is too full.
  28. Thread: Tivo + SSD = ?

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    But I wonder how much better performance the TiVo...

    But I wonder how much better performance the TiVo UI would have if you put the Linux partitions on the SSD and MFS partitions on a large traditional hard drive?
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    Double check that the new drive you stuck in your...

    Double check that the new drive you stuck in your TiVo is jumpered as a master, not a slave. I've made that boo-boo more than once.

    But it still could be the power supply.
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    Doesn't work for me. I run it as: ...

    Doesn't work for me. I run it as:

    WinTivoServer \\nas\tivo

    and get this:

    Unhandled Exception: System.Net.Sockets.SocketException: Only one usage of each
    socket address (protocol/network...
  31. The other difference I see is that the TiVo that...

    The other difference I see is that the TiVo that doesn't work has some RX frame errors reported. Check to see if that increments while doing a transfer to that TiVo. If so, then either the sender...
  32. Check the error statistics on your Tivo. Here's...

    Check the error statistics on your Tivo. Here's what I get:

    bash-2.02 $ ifconfig -a
    lo Link encap:Local Loopback
    inet addr:127.0.0.1 Bcast:0.0.0.0 Mask:255.0.0.0
    ...
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    My best guess is that you messed up something in...

    My best guess is that you messed up something in the rc file when you edited it.

    You may have to remove the drive and mount it in your computer to fix the problem.
  34. You also need to extract the crypto key from the...

    You also need to extract the crypto key from the old drive and install it in the new drive so the TiVo can decrypt the shows. This will work fine without disturbing any unencrypted shows on the new...
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    Really? You should be able to set the kernel...

    Really? You should be able to set the kernel boot parameters to set the serial port to 110 baud and hook that teletype right up! You might need to wire a custom cable, though.
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    I was hoping for a one pass solution, but I've...

    I was hoping for a one pass solution, but I've found an acceptable two pass one:

    1. Use tytompg to convert to .mpg

    2. Use your favorite tool to transcode the .mpg to iPod-acceptable video.
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    Transcoding shows for Android G1?

    Anybody have any successful recipes for transcoding from .ty format to something that the G1 will accept. I've had some partial success using VLC to transcode, but nothing seems to produce an...
  38. Sticky: That certainly indicates that tivopart didn't do...

    That certainly indicates that tivopart didn't do what you expected it to do.
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    The Show ID for many shows has changed. There's...

    The Show ID for many shows has changed. There's not much to do other than bite the bullet and create new season passes that catch th new shows. There's currently no expectation that the old show id...
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    i don't think that will work right, since you're...

    i don't think that will work right, since you're missing an option on the restore that is needed on larger drives. "-r 4", IIRC. Unfortunately, you only find this out when the drive won't boot...
  41. 500bg is a lot of disk, I'd be patient and give...

    500bg is a lot of disk, I'd be patient and give the thing more time as long as it appears to be accessing the drive.
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    Did you try the "clear and delete program data,...

    Did you try the "clear and delete program data, thumb data and season passes"? (not the clear and delete all!)

    That fixed my HDVR2 running 6.2 that started rebooting this week also.
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    That backup is only for saving your Season...

    That backup is only for saving your Season Passes.

    To do a real backup, you'll need to pull the drive and use one of the MFS toolsets.
  44. My HDVR2 which I'm delinquent in upgrading from...

    My HDVR2 which I'm delinquent in upgrading from 6.2 to 6.2a also started having reboots a couple of days ago. I got it up long enough to run 'clear and delete' on the program data, thumb data and...
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    Ah, nuts. LD_RUN_PATH doesn't do what I thought...

    Ah, nuts. LD_RUN_PATH doesn't do what I thought it did.

    Try LD_LIBRARY_PATH instead. I just tested it out on my linux system and it does what you need.
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    Hmm, my suggestion of using LD_RUN_PATH should...

    Hmm, my suggestion of using LD_RUN_PATH should have worked. Try this:

    LD_RUN_PATH=/usr/local/lib ldd ffmpeg

    and see if it finds libfaad.so.0


    The symbolic link thing is the usual way that...
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    Post the output of 'ldd ffmeg' here and maybe I...

    Post the output of 'ldd ffmeg' here and maybe I can figure out your problem.
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    try this: LD_RUN_PATH=/usr/local/lib ./ffmpeg

    try this:

    LD_RUN_PATH=/usr/local/lib ./ffmpeg
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    Are you sure you're extracting to a filesystem...

    Are you sure you're extracting to a filesystem that supports large files (>2GB)?
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    The error says the problem is in the file...

    The error says the problem is in the file "multiplexor.hpp" on line 57.
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    Did you just try editing that line and removing...

    Did you just try editing that line and removing 'Multiplexor::'? Gcc used to be forgiving about unnecessary class name qualifications. It's not so forgiving anymore.
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    Sorry, but if the show is encrypted, then...

    Sorry, but if the show is encrypted, then superpatched MRV 6.2a won't transfer a playable show.
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    Bad Todo link in 080223

    I think we're expecting that clicking on Todo in the main UI menu should give us a submenu with Todo/Suggestions/Pending, similar to the way the History link works.
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    Hmmm, I have no /var/TWP directory either. How...

    Hmmm, I have no /var/TWP directory either. How in the world do I end up with different menu structures on my two identical machines when I unpacked the same tarball on both?
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    I moved the old directory out of the way and...

    I moved the old directory out of the way and reextracted the tarball. Are the config files somewhere outside of the tree?
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    Ok, now this is weird. I took the 080218 package...

    Ok, now this is weird. I took the 080218 package and installed it from scratch on my two HDVR2s and I'm seeing significantly different behavior between the two.

    On one, the menus look like this:...
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    Yup, that did it. thanks!

    Yup, that did it. thanks!
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    So I just updated to the 080218 package and I...

    So I just updated to the 080218 package and I still get the same error, except it reports it on line 69 rather than 72.
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    So I transfered my saved copies of Bionic Woman...

    So I transfered my saved copies of Bionic Woman from my secondary HDVR2 to my primary one (both running 6.2a transferred with MRV), and now TWP crashes when I try to display the NPL:
    ...
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    Ah, I figured it out. Apparently TWP thought I...

    Ah, I figured it out. Apparently TWP thought I had a custom row format for "Deleted Shows" and wasn't showing me a checkbox column. I reset the row format to default and now I see the stuff you are...
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    What "confirm_undelete" button? I can only find...

    What "confirm_undelete" button? I can only find a way to undelete by selecting the episode and clicking "undelete" at the bottom of the show detail description.
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    Undelete doesn't work anymore?

    I'm using the 080206 bundle, and when I select a show from the Deleted list, and then select "Undelete", I get the confirmation page. But when I select "Yes", I get a 404 error.

    Older versions of...
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    I use a pair of pliers and rock it back and forth...

    I use a pair of pliers and rock it back and forth gently until it loosens.
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    [QUOTE=BTUxNine;293121]jonbig: I've added a...

    [QUOTE=BTUxNine;293121]jonbig: I've added a NoCache configuration param, so you can choose whether or not to allow cacheing

    Thanks!
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    I suppose it's the "correct" thing to do, but...

    I suppose it's the "correct" thing to do, but it's very annoying. Now, for example, if I'm looking at the TODO list (in order to decide what entries to cancel), and need to click on an episode to...
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    A bug report and a gripe on 080112: Bug...

    A bug report and a gripe on 080112:

    Bug report: On the info page, if the 'Currently on Live TV' show has no episode data, then some invalid html is shown instead.

    Gripe: The delete show...
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    Bug Report for 2.1.b1: If I go to the NPL page...

    Bug Report for 2.1.b1:

    If I go to the NPL page and click on the "Date" column header, I get the dates sorted lexicographically (i.e. 1/2 comes after 1/11) rather than properly by date.
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    Interesting. I tried clicking on the "Sort by"...

    Interesting. I tried clicking on the "Sort by" options and it appears to have corrected itself.
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    I tried to insert a show yesterday on my DTiVo,...

    I tried to insert a show yesterday on my DTiVo, which crashed at the end of the insert. When it came backup, I viewed the NPL with TWP 2.1 and saw the show and deleted it.

    Now, when I try to view...
  70. Sticky: Double check that you have disabled encryption on...

    Double check that you have disabled encryption on your Tivo.
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    It is possible to extract the old encrypted...

    It is possible to extract the old encrypted recordings and reinsert them back into the *SAME* TiVo after you have replaced the disk. You have to reinstall the same encryption key that was used with...
  72. Turns out my problem was localization. I changed...

    Turns out my problem was localization. I changed the locale to "C" from "en_US" on my FC5 Linux box, reextracted the .zip file, ran dos2unix on the contents and then transfered the files in binary...
  73. Well, that appears to be the problem. I...

    Well, that appears to be the problem. I initially transfered the .tcl file itself in text mode and that didn't work. I just tried transfering endpadplus-1.1.5.zip in binary mode and that was messed...
  74. Already did both, no luck.

    Already did both, no luck.
  75. Ok, I've probably done something stupid, but I'm...

    Ok, I've probably done something stupid, but I'm at wits end...

    I tried to upgrade to epp 1.5 from 1.3. I stopped the old endpadplus.tcl and uploaded the new version to my TiVo. Now when I try...
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    It also depends on the application. Modern...

    It also depends on the application. Modern UNIX/Linux kernels have an option for a file to be opened in "append" mode, which guarantees that any write will go at the end of the file, even if two...
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    Of course Maxtor is now part of Seagate, so the...

    Of course Maxtor is now part of Seagate, so the quiet technology can appear across the Seagate line now.
  78. Sticky: Xp Pro or another Firewall?

    Xp Pro or another Firewall?
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    Search appears to be broken in release 070321: ...

    Search appears to be broken in release 070321:

    INTERNAL SERVER ERROR
    --cut here--
    action_search '' ''
    invalid command name "MOD::action_search"
    while executing
    "$cmd $p1 $p2 $p3"
    ...
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    All that works fine: bash-2.02# echo $PATH...

    All that works fine:

    bash-2.02# echo $PATH
    /bin:/sbin:/tvbin:/devbin:/tivo-bin:/hack:/var/hack:/var/hack/bin
    bash-2.02# /bin/hdparm -acdgmC /dev/hda

    /dev/hda:
    multcount = 16 (on)
    I/O...
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    BTW, that's with a brand new disk drive, so it's...

    BTW, that's with a brand new disk drive, so it's not a failing drive.
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    I've got two HDVR2s running TWP 2.0, and on one...

    I've got two HDVR2s running TWP 2.0, and on one of them it always works fine. On the other (occasionally while running 6.2, now almost all the time when running 6.2a), clicking the Info link results...
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    After remembering to set TIVO_ROOT & MFS_DEVICE,...

    After remembering to set TIVO_ROOT & MFS_DEVICE, Superpatch67Standby worked fine for me on my newly rehacked 6.2a hdvr2.
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    Sticky: While that is true, mattdb got the same sum from...

    While that is true, mattdb got the same sum from both partitions. That *does* mean that they contain the identical kernel, as well as any identical left over junk at the end of the partition.
  85. Uh, I don't think that will do what the OP...

    Uh, I don't think that will do what the OP wanted. It will only allow recording OR watching a live show, not both. I think the OP wanted to only allow one show to recorrd at a time so that the...
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    Why should transcoding be needed for a TiVo to...

    Why should transcoding be needed for a TiVo to TiVo transfer, presuming you aren't converting HD to SD or vice versa?
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    I can't see how TivoServer on a TiVo is really...

    I can't see how TivoServer on a TiVo is really any more CPU hungry than running the program that mfs_ftp uses to extract a show...
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    mchahn's problem sounds like my problem. I just...

    mchahn's problem sounds like my problem. I just upgraded to 061105 and it works! I don't have to apply my old patch anymore.

    Thanks!
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    Yes, it was updated. Really and truly. I double...

    Yes, it was updated. Really and truly. I double checked.
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    Running 061028, and I noticed that the...

    Running 061028, and I noticed that the "recording" icon isn't red anymore, it's showing the yellow "will expire soon" icon instead.
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    Ok, here's why it doesn't work for me. See this...

    Ok, here's why it doesn't work for me. See this MFS output from /State/PhoneConfig:

    PhoneConfig 1547237/10 {
    Version = 11239
    LocalAreaCode = 650
    LastDialInUpdateDate = 12937
    ...
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    Yup, tried a quit and restart and it made no...

    Yup, tried a quit and restart and it made no difference. From the exception text, it looks like the value is defined, but is the empty string:

    expected integer but got ""
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    Unfortunately, the way you patched info.itcl...

    Unfortunately, the way you patched info.itcl didn't work for me. I get this:

    INTERNAL SERVER ERROR
    --cut here--
    action_info '' ''
    expected integer but got ""
    while executing
    "incr...
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    Here's a patch to the 061025 beta info.itcl...

    Here's a patch to the 061025 beta info.itcl module that fixes the problem I previously reported where it crashed because my TiVo apparently hasn't called in in so long that it's forgotten when the...
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    I'm getting this error on one of my TiVos when...

    I'm getting this error on one of my TiVos when running "info". (The other is configured identically, but doesn't see the error).

    INTERNAL SERVER ERROR
    --cut here--
    action_info '' ''
    syntax...
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    MRV seems to always require the parental control...

    MRV seems to always require the parental control password regardless of ratings, even between two Tivos.
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    You should be able to use 'dd' to extract the...

    You should be able to use 'dd' to extract the kernel from your hard drive.
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    Sounds like your MFS partitions have been...

    Sounds like your MFS partitions have been corrupted. :(

    BTW, this thread is obsolete, mfs_tmfstream has been replaced by mfs_uberexport.
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    DId you change the disk Master/Slave jumper and...

    DId you change the disk Master/Slave jumper and forget to set it back?
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    Sounds like the libraries and maybe tivoserver...

    Sounds like the libraries and maybe tivoserver need to be built with large file support.
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    Back, Back in your browser isn't good enough for...

    Back, Back in your browser isn't good enough for you? :)
  102. Sticky: mfs_* tools do handle byteswapping internally,...

    mfs_* tools do handle byteswapping internally, the problem is that tivopart doesn't. You need to run tivopart to get the Linux kernel to load the partition table for the drive. Without the...
  103. Sticky: You have something going on wrong with...

    You have something going on wrong with byteswapping. Here's the clue:

    Failed to open [d/veh/ad01/]

    The string in brackets is byteswapped. It should be /dev/hda10/ instead.

    And something...
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    Yes, it's possible, if you had previously hacked...

    Yes, it's possible, if you had previously hacked the TiVo to disable encryption, otherwise you are out of luck.

    Check out the 'Direct extraction from a Tivo Drive on a PC' sticky thread in this...
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    I don't think there's any "legal" requirement...

    I don't think there's any "legal" requirement that forces DTV to continue to support DTiVos, but they'd be incredibly stupid not to. Customers with DTiVos are their most loyal customers. Making...
  106. I turned EPP back on and it successfully padded...

    I turned EPP back on and it successfully padded all five shows I usually record on Thursdays with no glitches. I'm going to presume that the problem Squidboy & I reported previously was probably due...
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    Are you sure you are doing transfers in binary...

    Are you sure you are doing transfers in binary mode?
  108. I just had the same thing happen to me, although...

    I just had the same thing happen to me, although I lost more. CSI didn't record last week, claiming it was a duplicate, and tonight, I lost both Lost and Veronica Mars. :(

    I've disabled EPP,...
  109. Sticky: I've had this problem before, and my solution was...

    I've had this problem before, and my solution was to hack the mfstools source code to bypass the specific checks that were failing. I was able to get most of the shows off the disk, but a few were...
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    The first step would be to convert the decimal...

    The first step would be to convert the decimal numbers to hex and/or binary and look in them to see if there's a pattern.
  111. I suspect that the power supply is getting flaky....

    I suspect that the power supply is getting flaky. If you're handy with a computer, replacing it isn't an expensive or difficult procedure.
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    I can't believe you didn't try the obvious, which...

    I can't believe you didn't try the obvious, which is just hide anything with a '-' in it, so I presume that didn't work for some reason.
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    TWP 1.2 "event send" on 6.2

    Looks like at least one place in the 1.2 code still has a call to "event send" unprotected by a version check for 6.2 or later. I got this when I tried to change the thumbs setting on a show:
    ...
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    There's an option that you need to pass to...

    There's an option that you need to pass to mfsrestore if the disk is large (like over 200GB) to create a workable MFS filesystem, "-r 4" if I recall correctly.
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    Err, you're mixing your terminology. What you...

    Err, you're mixing your terminology. What you are referring to is the MTU (maximum transmission unit), not the TCP window. The TCP window settings only matter on the two endpoint computers that...
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    It would also be nice if we could figure out how...

    It would also be nice if we could figure out how to schedule MRV transfers via TWP. I haven't gotten quite that ambitious yet to try to figure it out myself.
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    I hate to differ, but it did in my case, with...

    I hate to differ, but it did in my case, with both of my HDVR2s, one upgraded from 3.1.1c and the other installed from the small 6.x image. I verified it twice: I'd run netconfig.tcl, verify with...
  118. GuideIndexV3

    A note: if you upgrade from 3.1.1x to 6.2, the GuideIndexV3 MFS directory may not exist for a while until your DTiVo rebuilds its indexes. So don't be surprised if tivowebplus fails to show the...
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    netconfig.tcl vs ifconfig on 6.2

    Let me amplify on this. If you leave the ifconfig in your rc.sysinit, then the information that netconfig.tcl places into the MFS database will be erased and MRV won't work. You'll see an entry in...
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    Sticky: There are buggy versions of the mfs_export...

    There are buggy versions of the mfs_export program that write a debugging message into the extracted show at the 512MB mark. This may be your problem. Search for a patched version of the program.
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    Errr...that won't work. It's a NAS box that is...

    Errr...that won't work. It's a NAS box that is only reachable by ethernet. It has no SATA or PATA interface for a host machine.
  122. 4.x almost certainly doesn't contain the code to...

    4.x almost certainly doesn't contain the code to receive the slices via the satellite stream.
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    How do you connect it to the HD250?

    Isn't the internal bus in the HD250 ATA?
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    Well, sure, but do you *really* want to push back...

    Well, sure, but do you *really* want to push back Digital TV another decade?
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    A T1 is only about 1.5Mbit/sec. That's only...

    A T1 is only about 1.5Mbit/sec. That's only about 187kB/sec.
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    Actually, they are both circularly polarized, one...

    Actually, they are both circularly polarized, one clockwise, the other counter-clockwise.
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    Nope, can't do it. It's a mathematical and...

    Nope, can't do it. It's a mathematical and physical theoretical limit.

    Google Shannon's Theorem.

    Now if you want to degrade the quality of the picture, you can sqeeze something that turns into...
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    Unfortunately, 1080p can't fit in the...

    Unfortunately, 1080p can't fit in the over-the-air broadcast channel bandwidth.
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    Sticky: You'll definately want to upgrade beyond 3.1.1b. ...

    You'll definately want to upgrade beyond 3.1.1b. That version had significan sound and close caption problems.
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    My experience with Phillips DVD 711 & TyTools

    I've been doing video extraction for a while, but I just started cutting DVDs from my extracted .ty files.

    I also have a Phillips DVD 711 and this is what I've found so far: DVD-R discs produced...
  131. That's right, by my understanding. Riley's...

    That's right, by my understanding. Riley's mfs_ftp uses mfs_tarstream to generate tmf files, but it uses TCL code to generate the XML header.

    I wrote mfs_tmfstream to do the same thing completely...
  132. I wrote the mfs_tarstream code, so I can help out...

    I wrote the mfs_tarstream code, so I can help out if you have any questions. You have my permission to incorporate it into your updated version.

    You can find it and my patches to the vserver...
  133. Sticky: Clarification: If your TiVo streams are...

    Clarification: If your TiVo streams are encrypted, you *can* extract them and then reinsert them back on the same TiVo successfully. You just can't view them to another TiVo or use a non-TiVo...
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    Sure you can. I just looked at my TiVo, and I...

    Sure you can. I just looked at my TiVo, and I could click on the link provided in the "Source = 207788/11" line and follow that to the channel information.
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    If you made a backup image of your system with...

    If you made a backup image of your system with MfsTools, you can recover the key from the backup.
  136. If they are trying to emulate a Netflix...

    If they are trying to emulate a Netflix subscription, the way to do it is to have a limit (based on how much you pay per month for your subscription) on the number of downloaded titles that you can...
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    I would look at the TivoWeb source and find the...

    I would look at the TivoWeb source and find the code where it handles the "Record this show" function.
  138. Sticky: Actually, no. FAT32 won't handle files larger...

    Actually, no. FAT32 won't handle files larger than 2GB. I've learned this the hard way when writing some custom backup software.
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    Cool. Thanks. Most of the praise goes to those...

    Cool. Thanks. Most of the praise goes to those (like Tridge) who developed the programs and libraries that I reused.
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    It must be compiled on Linux.

    It must be compiled on Linux.
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    The binaries I posted do not have this hack...

    The binaries I posted do not have this hack enabled.

    If you've got an environment to rebuild the tools from scratch, you need to modify the Makefile and add "-DBAD_SUPER_HACK" to the HOST_CFLAGS...
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    Try mfs_info /dev/hda /dev/hdb

    Try mfs_info /dev/hda /dev/hdb
  143. Neither actually. :) My sshd server is a Sun...

    Neither actually. :)

    My sshd server is a Sun Ultrasparc 10. But any PC running Linux would work as well.

    I do use either Windows or Linux on the client end.
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    That makes me wonder if the problem is something...

    That makes me wonder if the problem is something that got put into that version of the TiVo software to deliberately limit the box to 80 hours. It sounds like the new drive is being used behind the...
  145. I've been doing this (actually something similar...

    I've been doing this (actually something similar using a linux ssh client) for six months. Works great!
  146. Tivos do run a garbage collection process at a...

    Tivos do run a garbage collection process at a particular time every night.
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    [QUOTE=sky12]I'm more than willing to become a...

    [QUOTE=sky12]I'm more than willing to become a lab rat for making mfstool understand this new world.
    Just tell me what you'd like me to run, under what config of the HD, with what install. I can...
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    TiVo didn't *loose* anything. DTV sold their...

    TiVo didn't *loose* anything. DTV sold their stock to another party. TiVo still has the money.
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    You can use mfs_tmfstream to extract the...

    You can use mfs_tmfstream to extract the recordings, but the only way to put them back on to a drive is by using mfs_ftp to connect to your TiVo.

    Here's your basic strategy:

    1. Read the README...
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    You can ignore that message. The ext2 filesystem...

    You can ignore that message. The ext2 filesystem has a built in check to force a full filesystem check with e2fsck every once in a while.
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