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    This post describes how to create...

    This post describes how to create NpkChannelDefinition subobjects when scheduling recordings via Tivoweb:...
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    umount normally takes a single argument - the...

    umount normally takes a single argument - the directory you want to unmount. It may also work with the device that is mounted, but that's obsolete & won't work if that device is mounted in more than...
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    Correct. -psxboy

    Correct.

    -psxboy
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    They're correct - no typos (amazingly). If you're...

    They're correct - no typos (amazingly). If you're patching a "live" tivoapp, you have to do some weird copying & moving first:
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  5. Thread: new sw

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    Way back in the "old days", if you enabled...

    Way back in the "old days", if you enabled 30-second skip with the remote and then rebooted the Tivo, it would revert back to the skip-to-end behavior. The patch toggled the setting so 30-second skip...
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    Yes, you are definitely on the right track now....

    Yes, you are definitely on the right track now. Next steps are to remove the reboot line from installSw.itcl, run it to install the new software then re-hack in place before rebooting into it. The...
  7. Thread: new sw

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    To convert the VMA hex addresses to decimal file...

    To convert the VMA hex addresses to decimal file offsets, simply subtract 0x400000 from the VMA hex address & convert to decimal. Here are the lines for the main 11.0m patches in this order:
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  8. Thread: new sw

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    The nopromos patch also caused the Video on...

    The nopromos patch also caused the Video on Demand menu to stop working on the older versions as well, so I stopped porting it several versions ago.

    -psxboy
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    Ok, here are the standard patches for 11.0m: ...

    Ok, here are the standard patches for 11.0m:


    11.0m
    0x005d2e0c "104000aa 100000aa" //noencryption
    0x006562c0 "30b000ff 00008021" //cci1
    0x006562e4 "00e08821 24110000" //cci2
    0x00772e70...
  10. Thread: new sw

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    While you're waiting, you could apply the...

    While you're waiting, you could apply the NoThanks patch for 11.0k to get rid of the nightly reboots:


    11.0k
    0x007c5140 "10400008 10000008" //nothanks
  11. Thread: new sw

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    I've been keeping an eye out for the update on my...

    I've been keeping an eye out for the update on my TivoHD but it hasn't arrived yet. If you post your tivoapp somewhere I'll port the patches though.

    -psxboy
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    bootpage is run on the root of the drive itself,...

    bootpage is run on the root of the drive itself, not on a partition. You should be using:

    bootpage -p /dev/sda

    -psxboy
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    Sticky: It will update automatically. But if you really...

    It will update automatically. But if you really want them you can download the slices directly from Tivo's servers:
    ...
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    Ha! I didn't expect it to be that easy. That's...

    Ha! I didn't expect it to be that easy. That's the correct location of the "13" in "expires="Saturday, 16-Feb-2013"". I don't how strict it is as far as the day matching the date correctly, but...
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    The CCI patch prevents the Tivo from recording...

    The CCI patch prevents the Tivo from recording the correct CCI information in the MFS record for a recording. Essentially, it strips the CCI info from it completely. So you should be able to transfer...
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    The hacks.fil file uses VMA offsets (the location...

    The hacks.fil file uses VMA offsets (the location in the binary when it's loaded into memory). You probably just need to add 0x00400000 to your HEX location & that should fix it: 0x00915F18 +...
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    That is indeed true. If you look at...

    That is indeed true. If you look at /etc/rc.d/StageB_PostKickstart/rc.Sequence_150.CleanupVar.sh you'll see that it currently sets the "MaxVarPercent" to 40, meaning that if /var is more than 40%...
  18. Assuming you applied the standard noencryption...

    Assuming you applied the standard noencryption patch to tivoapp, you can just put the original values back. This is the noencryption patch for 11.0k:


    0x005d2dec "104000aa...
  19. You can't transfer recordings between a hacked...

    You can't transfer recordings between a hacked Tivo with encryption disabled and a non-hacked Tivo. If you want to be able to do that, you'll have to re-enable encryption on your hacked Tivo.
    ...
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    That's exactly right. These three patches to...

    That's exactly right. These three patches to tivoapp collectively disable the recording of the correct CCI information. You need to apply all three for it to work. Same thing with the ignoredrmsig...
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    What are you talking about? The "104000aa" vs...

    What are you talking about? The "104000aa" vs "100000aa" in the standard noencryption patch? Or something else?

    -psxboy
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    Actually, I don't think you can transfer shows...

    Actually, I don't think you can transfer shows between a hacked Tivo with encryption disabled (no matter which method you use) and an unhacked Tivo. For NoMEK to work both Tivos have to be hacked &...
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    Not to get too technical here, but the patch...

    Not to get too technical here, but the patch location for the generic noencryption patch is the same as the second patch location in the full NoMEK patch but with a different value. If you apply both...
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    NoMEK is an alternative way to disable encryption...

    NoMEK is an alternative way to disable encryption on new recordings. You would apply either the standard noencryption patch OR NoMEK, but not both. Which one you choose depends on your particular...
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    You can get the MAC address of the network...

    You can get the MAC address of the network adapter by running ifconfig on the Tivo also. It's listed as HWaddr:


    tivohd:/var/tmp$ ifconfig
    eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:11:D9:0A:DD:1F...
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    Just to clarify, .ts stands for transport stream....

    Just to clarify, .ts stands for transport stream. It's a container that holds the elementary video & audio streams, which are in standard MPEG2 format and the .ts file you extract from the Tivo...
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    Hehe... I know. We've had this argument before....

    Hehe... I know. We've had this argument before. But no matter how you slice it, doing the upgrade via telnet with a single reboot at the end is always gonna be faster (and for me, easier) than...
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    I can clear this up: The 30-sec-skip patch for...

    I can clear this up: The 30-sec-skip patch for tivoapp simply changes the default state of 30-sec-skip to "ON". But if you've already performed the SPS30S remote shortcut to enable it, the patch...
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    You're missing the point... it ignores the...

    You're missing the point... it ignores the SIGNATURE. Once you get it to do that, you can then modify/remove values from the DRM object without causing tivoapp to object. Otherwise, it would compare...
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    You can't MRV between a hacked Tivo with...

    You can't MRV between a hacked Tivo with encryption disabled and an unhacked Tivo. Your Premiere is certainly not hacked because there are no public methods for bypassing the PROM check (yet) so...
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    You're either trying to patch a tivoapp that...

    You're either trying to patch a tivoapp that isn't version 11.0k or else the tivoapp is corrupted in some way. The error is basically saying it checked the existing value at the address it's supposed...
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    You can't really extract the slices after they've...

    You can't really extract the slices after they've been imported into MFS. If the Otclient log file hasn't been overwritten on your stock drive yet you can get the URLs to download the slices directly...
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    Those are the patches for version 11.0j. I assume...

    Those are the patches for version 11.0j. I assume you have the latest version, 11.0k? The correct patches for that version are in post #12 on the first page of this thread.

    -psxboy
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    This post...

    This post explains the concept that the patches in this thread deal with. Those patches have been ported to the current versions & are now labeled "ignoredrmsig".

    -psxboy
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    The only thing you need to prevent software...

    The only thing you need to prevent software updates from being installed is "upgradesoftware=false" in your bootpage. With this variable set software updates are still downloaded when available and...
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    Nice work, ktoyax! This has always bugged me...

    Nice work, ktoyax! This has always bugged me too... just not enough to do anything about it other than to avoid doing things in the menus that would cause the Tivo to reboot. I've applied your...
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    I've been using TWP to schedule recordings on my...

    I've been using TWP to schedule recordings on my TivoHD for a long time. I've noticed the same behavior re missing channel info in the Tivo's ToDo list & rebooting when attempting to modify...
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    Doh! You're right - I've corrected my post....

    Doh! You're right - I've corrected my post. Thanks for catching that.

    -psxboy
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    You only had to revert the nopromos patch because...

    You only had to revert the nopromos patch because you applied it in 11.0j before realizing that it breaks the video on demand stuff. So that procedure was to un-do the patch. I didn't bother porting...
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    That's not quite how the upgrade works. The new...

    That's not quite how the upgrade works. The new software consists of a series of gzipped slice files which your Tivo downloads during it's daily call. These files are then imported as-is into MFS and...
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    I've updated my post above to include the NoMEK...

    I've updated my post above to include the NoMEK and some other miscellaneous patches.

    -psxboy
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    You're right... fixed. I also verified that the...

    You're right... fixed. I also verified that the bufferhack patch is the same as well.

    -psxboy
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    My Tivo just downloaded the official 11.0k & the...

    My Tivo just downloaded the official 11.0k & the patch locations that ScanMan posted for the E1 are the same for the final release, plus the other standard patches:


    11.0k
    0x005d2dec "104000aa...
  44. Here are the updated patch locations for 11.0j...

    Here are the updated patch locations for 11.0j btw:


    11.0j
    0x0056aaf4 "1200ffaf 1000ffaf"
    0x00598774 "1200ff87 1000ff87"

    For those that haven't been following along, these patches supposedly...
  45. Of course, the other possibility is that the...

    Of course, the other possibility is that the recording in question was encrypted. If that was the case, then by removing the drm info you also removed the information necessary to decrypt it for...
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    If anyone really wants it, the "No thanks!" patch...

    If anyone really wants it, the "No thanks!" patch for 11.0j should be:


    Offset (VMA) Original Value New Value
    0x007c5890 10400008 10000008

    Please note, I HAVE NOT TESTED...
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    The Australians have had to roll their own guide...

    The Australians have had to roll their own guide data for Series 1 Tivos for years (it was never officially supported there). So yes, there is a way to do it but I'm not aware of any concerted...
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    In cases like this it's definitely not necessary...

    In cases like this it's definitely not necessary to apply both. As ScanMan explained, the A1 version is a pre-release test. Only some people get this version while Tivo is testing the rollout on a...
  49. I posted this in response to a similar question a...

    I posted this in response to a similar question a while back:

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?p=308052#post308052

    Also, check your PM.

    -psxboy
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    For non-Australian Tivos the 30-second skip patch...

    For non-Australian Tivos the 30-second skip patch is irrelevant. In the past you had to enable it with the SPS30S remote sequence every time the box was rebooted, so the patch was used to set the...
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    The nopause patch gets rid of the ads that appear...

    The nopause patch gets rid of the ads that appear when you pause a recording. (I'm otherwise very tolerant of ads but those ones just grate my nerves for some reason.)

    The nopromos patch gets rid...
  52. Aside from djl's corrected bootpage syntax, the...

    Aside from djl's corrected bootpage syntax, the 2-cycle boot you described means that the kernel wasn't properly killhdinitrd'd. It's booting up, the initrd is running & checking the file hashes,...
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    This is just a guess, but it looks like the app...

    This is just a guess, but it looks like the app uses a combination of things to control the Tivo and get information about shows, etc. It's likely a native implementation of the Premiere UI,...
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    Are they using the UI Control via Telnet...

    Are they using the UI Control via Telnet interface perhaps?

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=59068

    -psxboy
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    If you really prefer vi (I do) it's compiled into...

    If you really prefer vi (I do) it's compiled into the busybox that's included in the tivotools package (or at least it used to be). If you don't have a vi shortcut already you can start it with...
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    If you don't use TTG and you don't need to MRV,...

    If you don't use TTG and you don't need to MRV, then the whole CCI/copy protection issue is moot. All of the extraction tools developed here (tserver, mfs_ftp, etc.) work directly with MFS and simply...
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    I did some more digging to try to figure out your...

    I did some more digging to try to figure out your situation a little better. Judging from other posts of yours, it appears that all of your Tivos are of the S3 variety (S3/HD). According to this post...
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    I don't know. All my Tivos are hacked and my...

    I don't know. All my Tivos are hacked and my cable company isn't insane. Why don't you try it & find out, then post your results here so others will know.

    I just work here...
    -psxboy
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    The only thing the CCI hacks do is prevent new...

    The only thing the CCI hacks do is prevent new recordings from being marked as "not copyable" (if your cable provider does such a thing). Once you apply the hacks you are free to MRV/TTG any new...
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    They are two of the three patches that...

    They are two of the three patches that collectively prevent the CCI byte from being set on new recordings. If your cable company marks some (or all) shows as "not copyable", this will allow you to...
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    Here's the NoMEK port for 11.0j for those who use...

    Here's the NoMEK port for 11.0j for those who use it. (It replaces the generic noencryption patch to enable MRV of encrypted content.)


    11.0j
    0x005d3538 "92220024 27a40028"
    0x005d353c "104000aa...
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    I know I'm beating a dead horse here, but why...

    I know I'm beating a dead horse here, but why bother with removable drives & hooking them up to your PC or rebooting three times when you can do everything from a telnet session in about 5 minutes...
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    I guess you could do it that way. I just run the...

    I guess you could do it that way. I just run the commands manually though. After all the housekeeping at the beginning, it runs this command to extract the bundle:


    cpio -i -I <source file, ie....
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    The file /tvlib/tcl/tv/unbundler.tcl should clue...

    The file /tvlib/tcl/tv/unbundler.tcl should clue you in on how to do it. I refer to it every time I have to decrypt a swsystem slice.

    -psxboy
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    I haven't seen 11.0j yet but if anyone wants to...

    I haven't seen 11.0j yet but if anyone wants to upload their tivoapp from it I'll look at porting patches for it.

    -psxboy
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    Sticky: If you're just trying to back out the nopromos...

    If you're just trying to back out the nopromos patch, you can just change the bytes at that specific address back to their original value:


    0x00868184 "0d2939A5 00000000" //nopromos

    The first...
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    Or: 3) Keep the Premier XL and buy a Slingbox....

    Or:

    3) Keep the Premier XL and buy a Slingbox.

    ;)

    -psxboy
  68. The tclient (or Otclient) log sheds more light on...

    The tclient (or Otclient) log sheds more light on the update process and the role "upgradesoftware=false" plays. Once a new SW build is downloaded & loaded into MFS the box goes into a "Pending...
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    Dunno about the kernel but the only glaring...

    Dunno about the kernel but the only glaring changes to the rootfs are the predictable additional modules:

    /lib/modules/evdev.o
    /lib/modules/hid.o
    /lib/modules/input.o

    There's also an...
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    Lol! Clearly I never actually use that method....

    Lol! Clearly I never actually use that method. I've fixed my post. Thanks for the heads-up.

    -psxboy
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    I've edited my original post to include all of...

    I've edited my original post to include all of the standard patches, including bufferhack and the NoMEK patch. I typically only apply the noencryption patch myself and that seems to be working fine....
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    Per this post:...

    Per this post:
    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?p=305928#post305928

    It replaces the generic "No Encryption" patch to allow MRV of encrypted recordings as well.

    Also, I added...
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    Ta da! 11.0h 0x005d38cc "104000aa 100000aa"...

    Ta da!


    11.0h
    0x005d38cc "104000aa 100000aa" //noencryption
    0x00656d80 "30b000ff 00008021" //cci1
    0x00656da4 "00e08821 24110000" //cci2
    0x00773e5c "00008021 24100001" //backdoors...
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    NoMEK Patch

    Ok... here's the NoMEK patch ported to 11.0g. It replaces the generic "No Encryption" patch to allow MRV of encrypted recordings.


    11.0g
    0x005d3784 "92220024 27a40028"
    0x005d3788 "104000aa...
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    I'm working on the port now. I found the new...

    I'm working on the port now. I found the new addresses - just making sure everything's kosher before posting (assuming no one beats me to it).

    -psxboy
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    Lol! Sounds like you could benefit from one of...

    Lol! Sounds like you could benefit from one of Omikron's TTL to RS232 adapters. ;)

    -psxboy
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    Is the 30secskip patch even necessary any more?...

    Is the 30secskip patch even necessary any more? I've been through several software upgrades without applying it & my 30 second skip has survived all of them. I suspect the state is stored in MFS now...
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    Actually, there are Win32 builds of ffmpeg...

    Actually, there are Win32 builds of ffmpeg available on teh intarwebs. You just have to search for "ffmpeg win32". But I'm not sure it'll work for what you need anyway.

    Another approach is with...
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    Just fyi, it looks like the bufferhack patches...

    Just fyi, it looks like the bufferhack patches are identical to the 11.0c version. All of the patch locations in tivoapp are the same - even the filesize is identical. I didn't verify the patch...
  80. Here's a high-level overview of how I do the...

    Here's a high-level overview of how I do the upgrades:

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?p=298035#post298035

    You might be able to find more specific instructions somewhere else...
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    Ok, this is the first time I've attempted this on...

    Ok, this is the first time I've attempted this on my own so apply at your own risk (Seriously! I have NOT tested these.):


    array set patch_11.0d {
    0x005d3a14 "104000aa 100000aa"
    0x00773b38...
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    Because, as its name implies, htpdate gets the...

    Because, as its name implies, htpdate gets the current date & time from the specified web servers. This script doesn't just blindly adjust the time - it gets the current time from teh intarwebs,...
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    It's a moot point now that you've got it working,...

    It's a moot point now that you've got it working, but the cause of the inconsistency you were seeing was that most of the commands in the tivotools package are actually just symbolic links to the...
  84. Thread: eprom bin edit

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    A couple of notes related to the above post: ...

    A couple of notes related to the above post:

    Here are the omitted links:
    AlphaWolf's All-In-One utilities package
    Jamie's mfs64 version of the unified mfs_* tools

    Also, the serial port...
  85. Thread: eprom bin edit

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    With a modded prom, you should use replace_initrd...

    With a modded prom, you should use replace_initrd (here) with null-linuxrc (here). You apply it to the stock kernel that comes with whatever software version you're running - it doesn't matter what...
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    Does your 30-second skip not survive the upgrade?...

    Does your 30-second skip not survive the upgrade? I've been through several software versions now without having to re-enable it (or patch tivoapp to make it default to "on").

    -psxboy
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    I've been using a WRT54G as a wireless bridge for...

    I've been using a WRT54G as a wireless bridge for close to a decade now. It works great and you get the added advantage of being able to connect multiple wired devices to it for access to the...
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    I typically use the HiGuide module to verify &...

    I typically use the HiGuide module to verify & adjust my recording schedule for the week. The show descriptions that appear when you hover over a link in very thin mode used to show the original air...
  89. Thread: 11.0 on S3/HD

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    Two things are happening around the same time...

    Two things are happening around the same time here - Tivo is announcing a "feature update" (which is just a message telling you about features that have actually been available for some time now -...
  90. Thread: 11.0 on S3/HD

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    That may be true, but now they've rearranged the...

    That may be true, but now they've rearranged the menu items so there's a "Video on Demand & YouTube" menu right there in Tivo Central instead of buried under "Find Programs & Downloads" (which has...
  91. Thread: 9.4 on S3/HD?

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    perspective

    I can see the logic behind all the backing up and fail-safe procedures that everyone does. That's something I would do with data that I consider to be irreplaceable, like personal data on my PCs and...
  92. Thread: 9.4 on S3/HD?

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    Ah. Well, mine's buried in the entertainment...

    Ah. Well, mine's buried in the entertainment center and is a PITA to disconnect, open up, etc. As far as having a backup, I still have the original untouched drive and I save copies of the upgrade...
  93. Thread: 9.4 on S3/HD?

    by psxboy
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    I can't believe how many people still pull their...

    I can't believe how many people still pull their drives out and re-hack on a PC every time a software upgrade comes down the line. I haven't had to pull my drives at all after the first time I hacked...
  94. The TivoHD requires an updated version of MFS...

    The TivoHD requires an updated version of MFS Tools.

    -psxboy
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    Wow... and I thought I was paranoid. :D -psxboy

    Wow... and I thought I was paranoid. :D

    -psxboy
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    Amazon Unbox purchases are billed by Amazon using...

    Amazon Unbox purchases are billed by Amazon using whatever method you normally use to purchase stuff through Amazon. You have to link your Amazon account to your Tivo account in order to download...
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    Haha! I can totally relate CV... I've only got 4...

    Haha! I can totally relate CV... I've only got 4 tuners going at any one time, and I mostly get by with only the 2 in the TivoHD. But there are times when I feel like I'm slacking off if I fall too...
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    All of them. Edit: Err... all of them except...

    All of them.

    Edit: Err... all of them except S3->S3, since I only have one S3. But I don't expect it to be any different, do you?

    Edit2: I should also point out that this is contingent on...
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    I can confirm that this works. Doesn't matter if...

    I can confirm that this works. Doesn't matter if the show is encrypted or unencrypted, transfers work fine with just the NOCSO patch. (But both Tivos need to have only the NOCSO patch... if one is...
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    I use a WRT54G running DD-WRT as a wireless...

    I use a WRT54G running DD-WRT as a wireless "island" - my Tivo and other stuff are connected to it via ethernet and it connects all of that wirelessly to the AP in my bedroom. Works great and you...
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    The entire relevant section of the kernel log on...

    The entire relevant section of the kernel log on my TivoHD:


    May 19 17:11:27 (none) kernel: Performing basic S.M.A.R.T. checks
    May 19 17:11:27 (none) kernel: This can cause DriveStatusError...
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    Just FYI, there's no way the Tivo-created DVDs...

    Just FYI, there's no way the Tivo-created DVDs can be encrypted. The only "encryption" available with video DVDs is CSS and that can't be implemented on DVD-R(W) because the keyblock is pre-burned or...
  103. You could try this blast from the past:...

    You could try this blast from the past: http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=40141

    -psxboy
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    FYI, tivoapp in version 9.3a.A1-01-2-652 appears...

    FYI, tivoapp in version 9.3a.A1-01-2-652 appears to be identical to the one in 9.3.Y3, so the patch locations in the first post are still applicable.

    -psxboy
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    I've been pre-occupied all week & didn't realize...

    I've been pre-occupied all week & didn't realize that my TivoHD was waiting to upgrade to 9.3a.A1-01-2-652 until today. But it IS waiting... I've never experienced a situation where the...
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    I got 9.3.Y3 on my TivoHD a day before Omikron...

    I got 9.3.Y3 on my TivoHD a day before Omikron posted the tivoapp patches. I can report basically the same experience that Omikron had on his Series3.

    P.S. lol! Looks like they renamed "myworld"...
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    It used to be required to enable successful MRV...

    It used to be required to enable successful MRV between two unencrypted Tivos, but (according to Jamie) that is apparently no longer an issue. However, it still keeps newbies from bricking their...
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    Just to elaborate on the information jt1134 and...

    Just to elaborate on the information jt1134 and ScanMan provided...

    Almost all of the S2 information here also applies to the S3/HD - they're more similar than they are different. Buechel posted...
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    I don't remember offhand what the various fields...

    I don't remember offhand what the various fields represent specifically, but I can tell you that the two big numbers (TIMESTAMP? and the second ???????) are in fact timestamps in the form of "number...
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    I have a TivoHD if that counts as a S3. ...

    I have a TivoHD if that counts as a S3.



    Yes, the TivoHD (and Series 3) still uses MFS. And the directory/object structure is essentially the same, barring the usual minor differences between...
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    TiVo.Net also uses ffmpeg. It's not as...

    TiVo.Net also uses ffmpeg. It's not as configurable as pyTivo but it's much easier to setup & use.

    -psxboy
  112. Thread: Custom Kernels

    by psxboy
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    To backup your existing kernel: dd...

    To backup your existing kernel:


    dd if=/dev/hda3 of=92kernel-orig

    To replace kernel:


    dd if=vmlinux-Gen06.px of=/dev/hda3
  113. The other problem with this scenario is that a...

    The other problem with this scenario is that a hacked Tivo requires constant care & feeding - every time a software update is pushed out by Tivo there is always some manual intervention required to...
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    Hrm. It could very well be that it only applies...

    Hrm. It could very well be that it only applies to the coax-out. I've never used the coax connections myself so I was relying on my addmittedly unreliable memory. (Maybe mom was right and TV actually...
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    See what you started? Troublemaker... -psxboy

    See what you started? Troublemaker...

    -psxboy
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    Analog cable is gay. :p It's like the dark ages...

    Analog cable is gay. :p It's like the dark ages or something... is there still anything worth watching on it?

    For me, my television entertainment expenditure is right up there in importance with...
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    S1/S2 SA's have an analog cable tuner in them, or...

    S1/S2 SA's have an analog cable tuner in them, or you can record from the AV-in via your cable box. I don't know about the newer models but if you use the built-in tuner on the Series 2.0 boxes you...
  118. Tivo Desktop 2.2.exe ...

    Tivo Desktop 2.2.exe

    http://www.sendbigfiles.com/download.php?id=519282B31
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    I can verify that both encrypted and unencrypted...

    I can verify that both encrypted and unencrypted recordings transfer successfully. The only anomaly that I noticed is in the MFS record for unencrypted transfers, in the Drm section of the...
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    It seems overly complicated, but this script...

    It seems overly complicated, but this script appears to do what you want.

    -psxboy
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    SWE_xxx keys are typically used to decrypt the...

    SWE_xxx keys are typically used to decrypt the swsystem slices found in software upgrades. SoftWare Extraction maybe?

    -psxboy
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    Oh man... let me try to put a stop to this right...

    Oh man... let me try to put a stop to this right here.

    I got 7.2.2-oth.01 this week also and the tivoapp offsets are the same as the 7.2.2-oth.K1 version. The patch works, but you have to modify...
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    Well, not that this is the right place for it......

    Well, not that this is the right place for it... but hey, it's a newbie forum right? I've seen worse in here. ;)

    Anyway, you can configure the crap outta the WRTs with Linux: setup multiple...
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    No, I mean buy a SECOND WRT54G and configure it...

    No, I mean buy a SECOND WRT54G and configure it to act as a wireless bridge (an option in the setup... called "Wireless Client Mode" or something like that). Then connect WIRED ethernet adapters to...
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    It's a wireless bridge... apparently Linksys et...

    It's a wireless bridge... apparently Linksys et al decided that people were too stupid to know what that means & just started calling them gaming adapters (and practically doubled the price on them,...
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    Yep... one really big one: couldn't execute...

    Yep... one really big one:

    couldn't execute "/var/hack/vserver/vserver
    /hacks/vserver/vserver
    /busybox/vserver
    /hack/vserver/vserver": no such file or directory
    It can't find your vserver...
  127. TyTool (free)...

    TyTool (free)
    DVD Lab (30-day trial)
    TMPGEnc DVD Author (30-day trial)
    Nero 6 Ultra Edition (30-day trial)


    -psxboy
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    This thread...

    This thread (to which you have already posted) suggests that the problem is that you're loading bash too early in the boot-up process. You probably have it set to start in rc.sysinit ... try removing...
  129. It would appear that there are no senators from...

    It would appear that there are no senators from NJ on the Appropriations Committee. If I call a senator(s) from another state, are they just gonna blow me off?

    -psxboy
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    That's what virtual machines are good for... I...

    That's what virtual machines are good for... I keep several VMs with different OSes at the ready for just such a purpose. Boot 'em up, do all the testing you want, then they revert back to their...
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    hehe... Yeah, compared to some of the "mean"...

    hehe... Yeah, compared to some of the "mean" replies I've seen around here Lost Dog's answer was downright friendly! Even his reply to your "Gee, thanks for nothing" remark was nice & cordial... a...
  132. That means that MyDVD IS transcoding... not what...

    That means that MyDVD IS transcoding... not what you want to do, IMHO. I've had great success with TyTool and TMPEG DVD Author... use TyTool to download, edit & convert to VOB. Then load the VOB into...
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    ... or killhdinitrd the kernel image first, then...

    ... or killhdinitrd the kernel image first, then dd it to the drive. Doesn't matter:

    ./killhdinitrd vmlinux.px
    dd if=vmlinux.px of=/dev/hd[a-d][3,6]

    -psxboy
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    Sticky: For people struggling with this in the future......

    For people struggling with this in the future... there ARE other ways to do this. Here's one if you already know which kernel partition is active:


    strings /dev/hda6 | grep inux
    or

    strings...
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    Sticky: No... you put the new drive in your PC as hda....

    No... you put the new drive in your PC as hda. The first partition on the new drive is hda1, the second is hda2, etc.

    They work directly on the specified partition or image file. Thus, no need to...
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    Isn't that what I just said? ;) Of course, you...

    Isn't that what I just said? ;) Of course, you just put it so succinctly. One of your strong points, PB.


    Correct... bootpage writes to HD, PROM reads what bootpage wrote to HD to determine the...
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    Correct... with the "broken" bootpage, you would...

    Correct... with the "broken" bootpage, you would use: bootpage -B 4 /dev/hdX


    Uhhh... you must be confusing something. You/Tivo writes the new kernel to the alternate boot partition (3 or 6)....
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    There's a "fixed" version of bootpage floating...

    There's a "fixed" version of bootpage floating around... I think ADH posted it, IIRC. But you can still use the "broken" one just fine... just remember to adjust for it's +1 weirdness when setting...
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    True... hence the line: Also, if your DTivo...

    True... hence the line:

    Also, if your DTivo has already upgraded to 6.2, you don't need to flip the bootpage at all. That's only used when you're actually upgrading the software manually, and even...
  140. For after-the-fact descrambling on a Series2,...

    For after-the-fact descrambling on a Series2, you'll want to look at this thread.

    -psxboy
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    Looks like you're using the "broken" bootpage. It...

    Looks like you're using the "broken" bootpage. It reports the boot & alternate partitions +1 higher than they actually are. When you set the boot & alternate manually, you should've specified 4 as...
  142. Irregardless of the technical reasons that...

    Irregardless of the technical reasons that determine whether you can run a particular version of the software on a particular Tivo hardware platform, folders have existed in all versions greater than...
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    I'm talking about creating a VALID series object,...

    I'm talking about creating a VALID series object, just one that doesn't already exist on the target Tivo.

    For instance, I had a bunch of "Cirque du Soleil: Fire Within" episodes recorded on Tivo1....
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    I can vouch for the "MRV" issue... I had a...

    I can vouch for the "MRV" issue...

    I had a bunch of old recordings that I transferred via MRV to a second Tivo & they were un-grouped when they got there. The grouping depends on a Series object...
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    tivosh mls /State/Network -psxboy

    tivosh
    mls /State/Network

    -psxboy
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    Ok, I'll bite... 1) Maybe... we don't do...

    Ok, I'll bite...


    1) Maybe... we don't do guides here, so we wouldn't know.

    2) Maybe... depends on the guide you find.

    There... now put it to rest.

    -psxboy
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    heh.. yeah, I rent so I don't have to worry about...

    heh.. yeah, I rent so I don't have to worry about my yard. :)

    -psxboy
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    Here's a tip for people trying to figure out...

    Here's a tip for people trying to figure out which file contains a particular string:

    cd to your tivoweb/modules directory

    grep EVENT *
    ...will reveal any file in the current directory that...
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    I'll do it for $145. ;) -psxboy

    I'll do it for $145. ;)

    -psxboy
  150. If you haven't disabled scrambling yet (nocso...

    If you haven't disabled scrambling yet (nocso patch) anything that's already been recorded is scrambled. Only new stuff that's recorded AFTER you patch tivoapp will be unscrambled & streamable. You...
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