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    not to slight this site as it was invaluable to...

    not to slight this site as it was invaluable to me while DirecTivo was hackable, but check this site out. I'm not smart enought to crack any of the new DVR's but anything that can be done with the...
  2. HR20-700 with Vantec NexStar 3 case and Seagate...

    HR20-700 with Vantec NexStar 3 case and Seagate 1.5TB. Stock cable came with the NexStar, plugged it in, rebooted DVR and it works great!
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    I just started using all the features of my...

    I just started using all the features of my HR20's VOD and I answered my own question..... of course they know your IP. How else could you program it from the net if they don't know where it is!...
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    .... So I guess I'm not off to the cottage with a...

    .... So I guess I'm not off to the cottage with a couple of movies :(
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    DirecTv tracking IP?

    Do you think that DirecTv could track your IP and geographic location if your HR20 were connected to the internet. as example, if I took one of my DVR's to my cottage and ordered an OnDemand movie,...
  6. Just a quick update to my posts on this thread. ...

    Just a quick update to my posts on this thread. The 3.1.1. was a PTV instantcake installation.

    I will now have to learn how to 'unPTV' the drive then upgrade with slices as PB suggested. I'm...
  7. It sure does seem strange! But I've downloaded...

    It sure does seem strange! But I've downloaded the .tmf files with MFS_FTP and inserted them into another DTivo running 6.2 and they don't play. I've also tried playing the .ty files either thru...
  8. Firstly, I appologize for possibly being in the...

    Firstly, I appologize for possibly being in the wrong thread. I assumed, perhaps incorrectly that because I was trying to monte with the OP steps, that I could discuss it here even though I have a...
  9. My purpose for Monte'ing is to Unscramble...

    My purpose for Monte'ing is to Unscramble a friends recordings. Once I've unscrambled his recordings, I'll be installing 6.2



    This is what I'm trying to accomplish. My boot pair is 3/4 with...
  10. After the umpteenth time trying to get this to...

    After the umpteenth time trying to get this to work and failing, I restored my original copy and started Tivo one last time for tonight. I had my Tera Term window open and logger working when I...
  11. Thanks PB, I'll take a look tonight when I get...

    Thanks PB, I'll take a look tonight when I get back from work ( I owe, I owe, it's off to work I.....). I'm really just trying to get my encrypted recordings off by following The Unscramble...
  12. A little further but still stuck

    I converted the rc.sysinit.monte from DOS to Unix and followed the instructions as per OP. Now it is stuck in a loop and gets nowhere. Can someone look at the log and tell me what I did wrong...
  13. I started over from scratch with a virgin copy of...

    I started over from scratch with a virgin copy of my 250G Tivo HD. I did steps 1,2, and 3 from OP copying my kernel/file system from 3/4 to 6/7. Then I thought I should make sure that at least the...
  14. I use Context (http://www.contexteditor.org/) for...

    I use Context for editing and have never had a problem before. The website does not specifically mention " unix aware". Does anyone have any recommendations for good unix aware editor
  15. where I'm at currently

    I managed to boot 3/4 from Prom menu (highly recommended hack for anyone). I mounted /dev/hda7 and looked into the mnt/etc/rc.d/. According to my log posted above, "/bin/bash: /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit:...
  16. Prom Menu question

    I am booting from the Prom menu and recieved this message when I tried to 'boot -3'. 3 is my main Kernel.

    "What? boot -3
    diskboot failed to verify written boot sector."

    PS, didn't mean to...
  17. so once I've 'mount /dev/hda7/mnt' and 'mkdir...

    so once I've 'mount /dev/hda7/mnt' and 'mkdir /mnt/monte' in Tera Term, anytime I transfer files with Filezilla to /mnt/monte, it is on /dev/hda7? It's a wonder I haven't blown anything up yet!
    ...
  18. In step 5 of OP how do I get my ftp (filezilla)...

    In step 5 of OP how do I get my ftp (filezilla) to log into the alt filesystem to upload the necessary files. Whenever I run Filezilla, it only logs into the active filesystem (in my case, /dev/hda4)
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    Sticky: AH HA!.... :o

    AH HA!.... :o
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    Sticky: I only ask cuz a friend asked me to look into his...

    I only ask cuz a friend asked me to look into his Samsung SIR4080. His recording are scrambled and he wants me to unscramble them. He has software 3.1.1e-01-2-151 with a 2.4.4-TiVo-3.0 kernel. I...
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    Sticky: How can I confirm killhdinitrd

    If I can install MFS_FTP and transfer recordings using MFS_FTP, does that mean the kernel has been successfully killhdinitrd'd? If not, how do I confirm it has been killhdinitrd'd?
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    Do you mean to say that DTivo's update over the...

    Do you mean to say that DTivo's update over the internet too? Zoiks!
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    check HD status

    use Fdisk and check the Hard Drive status (function 4 or 5 I think) that will give you the number of your G drive.
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    Tivo software update

    Does anyone know if the Tivo software is updated by Sat signal or over phone line?
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    93% isn't always 93%

    Being hardheaded, I decided to give it one more shot. I did a little surfing to another site the CV helps out on and found his instructions on the 2.5/2.5.2 upgrade. He mentioned the 93% errror in...
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    throwing in the towel

    Well,

    Over the last 3 days I've downloaded 25xtreme two different times. Burned it 9 different times using 2 different machines, and 4 different burners (different media types too). I've tried to...
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    Yup, that was it! Backing up as we speak! ...

    Yup, that was it! Backing up as we speak!

    Thanks a bunch
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    Thanks, I'll give it a try and let you know

    Thanks, I'll give it a try and let you know
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    MFSTools Question

    Hey Everyone!

    Can't find the answer to this one so I thought I'd ask here. I'm trying for the first time to make a backup of my DTivo HD. I've read all the instructions that came with MFSTools...
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    25xtreme......and the wall

    Well,

    I've done everything everyone here says to do.....READ and then READ more. I think I've got everything I need to get going. I've recently purchased a DSR6000 with 2.0. I've read...
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