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  1. 11.0n.H1-01-2-648 is the latest which TiVo sent...

    11.0n.H1-01-2-648 is the latest which TiVo sent to mine. Sometime last fall. I thought someone mentioned they may be only sending updates beyond that to units in particular cable markets.
  2. Not quite clear which model you're talking about,...

    Not quite clear which model you're talking about, then. I have what's officially called a "Series3 HD," the original one with the OLED display (TCD648250B). There really isn't a non-HD Series 3...
  3. Does your tivoapp have a different MD5 than the...

    Does your tivoapp have a different MD5 than the one in this thread?
  4. Thread: tvapppatch.tcl

    by mike_s
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    tvapppatch.tcl

    Here is tvapppatch.tcl v2.0, an alternative to the superpatch family of patchers.

    It was written to read a separate patch file (tvapppatches.tcl), which makes it easier to update by hand (no diffs...
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    Due to DDB deleting past posts with attachments,...

    Due to DDB deleting past posts with attachments, I added the most recent (!, 3 years old) versions to the first post. Maybe someone will figure out/post the new patches for the ur-S3 (648) - I won't...
  6. Everyone knows that to develop photos, you need a...

    Everyone knows that to develop photos, you need a dark room and trays of water. To do it at home, fill your bathroom sink with water, turn out the lights, and put your phone in the sink. HTH! HAND!
  7. Thread: new sw

    by mike_s
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    Since line 29 is in the middle of a large block...

    Since line 29 is in the middle of a large block of comments, I'd guess you've ended up with DOS line endings in your copy.
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    Most USB flash drives are set to be "removable...

    Most USB flash drives are set to be "removable drives," not "fixed discs." Windoze won't partition removable drives, it will format them as if they're a single partition. Hence /dev/sdb (or...
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    Really? ...

    Really?

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?67715-TivoWebPlus-help
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    Something is already running on 8080. Is Tivoweb...

    Something is already running on 8080. Is Tivoweb already running?

    To find out what has 8080, use fuser:
    which should give you 1 or more PIDs. Then, you can find out what that PID(s) belongs to:
  11. On the Series3/HD, you can only record 2 channels...

    On the Series3/HD, you can only record 2 channels simultaneously. In addition, the original model (TCD648250B) doesn't fully support multi-stream (M-card) CableCards, so you need 2 cards to record 2...
  12. If the file is "932_virgin_kernel.img," why are...

    If the file is "932_virgin_kernel.img," why are you telling replace_initrd.mips to look for "932_virgin.img?"

    This is why guides have never been encouraged around here. People blindly follow them...
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    Yea. When it says "file not found," it's the...

    Yea. When it says "file not found," it's the shell telling you it can't find "/tvbin/tivosh<cr>", the carriage return (<cr>) part of the DOS line ending being considered part of the file name under...
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    Patches for 9.3.2c

    tivoapppatches.tcl format, lightly tested.


    #-----------------------------------
    #patches and descriptions for 9.3.2c
    #-----------------------------------
    if { [regexp {^9\.3\.2c-} $sw] } {set...
  15. Use a daisy-chain connection. Have your Inet...

    Use a daisy-chain connection. Have your Inet router port NAT to some secure internal device so you can SSH to it, after logging into that, telnet from there to the TiVo.
  16. Best display of circular reasoning, straw man...

    Best display of circular reasoning, straw man logic, and self-serving rationalization that I've seen in a long time. Bravo.
  17. Thread: Bootup problem

    by mike_s
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    iftheharddrivefromthegoodtivoworksinthebadtivowhyd...

    iftheharddrivefromthegoodtivoworksinthebadtivowhydoyouthinkthebadonehasahardwareissue?
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    Here's some info...

    Here's some info on identifying the signals/wires.
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    I'm guessing you've never written software, and...

    I'm guessing you've never written software, and don't understand how it works. I wouldn't expect the 3 changed locations to necessarily represent 3 independent, but similarly named patches. Rather, I...
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    Seems to be cua3: tivo3:~$ ls -l /dev/modem ...

    Seems to be cua3:

    tivo3:~$ ls -l /dev/modem
    0 lrwxrwxrwx 1 0 0 4 Mar 7 2011 /dev/modem -> cua3
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    I can't speak to your specific unit, but it...

    I can't speak to your specific unit, but it sounds like you've got the concept right. Willem programmer is fine, but there are lots of variations - some probably better than others.

    Chipquik (or...
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    This thread is for support of tvapppatch.tcl....

    This thread is for support of tvapppatch.tcl. That's a utility which blindly reads files and does patching as instructed. It's not the patches themselves. I should know, I wrote it.

    If you're...
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    Just pick a random thread to post in, that will...

    Just pick a random thread to post in, that will get you an answer.
  24. permissions problem. looks like you forgot to...

    permissions problem. looks like you forgot to chmod tvapppatch
  25. In every case, you're telling it to modify...

    In every case, you're telling it to modify /tvbin/tivoapp.orig It's not clear what directory you were in when you ran those commands, since they show both tivoapp and tvapppatch.tcl in the current...
  26. tivo app is normally in /tvbin, not /sbin. Are...

    tivo app is normally in /tvbin, not /sbin. Are you in the same directory as tvapppatch.tcl when trying to run it? What do the following commands return?


    which tivoapp
    which tvapppatch.tcl
    echo...
  27. http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?4...

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?41782-Consequences-of-blocking-software-updates-on-standalone-units
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    What's next? David Bought?

    What's next? David Bought?
  29. Thread: PROM socketing

    by mike_s
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    Sticky: How can you do that? You can't even use...

    How can you do that? You can't even use punctuation.
  30. Thread: PROM socketing

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    Sticky: And here, I thought you said people could be...

    And here, I thought you said people could be moral. But maybe that's just for other people.

    It's the seller, not TiVo, who sold a non-functional unit, yet you two are discussing how to steal...
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    I thought they all worked as tuners, even allowed...

    I thought they all worked as tuners, even allowed rewind/pause without service. Just no scheduled recordings or other fancies. Has that changed?
  32. I assume your cablemodem, and now DSL modem are...

    I assume your cablemodem, and now DSL modem are providing the edge routing.

    Is your TiVo set to use DHCP? Have you rebooted it to make sure it picks up the proper info from the new router?

    If...
  33. Thread: Tivo Hacking

    by mike_s
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    There's currently no way to hack the Premiere...

    There's currently no way to hack the Premiere (Series 4) TiVos.
  34. Thread: killhdinitrd

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    I can't see where you're doing anything right. ...

    I can't see where you're doing anything right.

    Why are you using the "-s" parameter with mount? I suspect you want
    mount -t vfat /hdb1 /dos

    The dd command line is a total mess, you haven't...
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    sounds like a no connect. It would be extremely...

    sounds like a no connect. It would be extremely poor layout to have a via come through a pad. If there's no trace leading away, and no via hole adjacent, it should be a N/C.
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    Some electronics are manufactured with...

    Some electronics are manufactured with claustrophobia. Once you open the box, the problems go away.

    Seriously, it could be something like a cold solder joint, and moving it around simply got it to...
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    Doh. It's been a while, since I've automated...

    Doh. It's been a while, since I've automated things. Check bootpage with
    bootpage -b /dev/hdaIt should say 3 or 6. If you want to boot from the 3/4 pair, and it says 6, do a "bootpage -f /dev/hda"...
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    Neither. In fact, it may even screw up your...

    Neither. In fact, it may even screw up your partitions. You run bootpage on the drive (/dev/hda), not on a partition (/dev/hda[1-n]). Do a single
    bootpage -f /dev/hdaThat should change it to boot...
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    You shouldn't have to run installSw.itcl. It...

    You shouldn't have to run installSw.itcl. It builds the new root, and it looks like your's is already done. Just type "reboot" to reboot after making appropriate changes to the new root and copying...
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    I looked up in the thread, and see you restored...

    I looked up in the thread, and see you restored the root partition...you say your current root is /dev/hda7. You can verify that with the mount command
    tivo3:~$ mount
    /dev/hda4 on / type ext2 (ro)...
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    My guess is, your system isn't fully upgraded....

    My guess is, your system isn't fully upgraded. You have version 11.0k in MFS, but your root partition seems to have 11.0j. That explains why the 11.0k patching failed - your tivoapp is 11.0j....
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    tvapppatch.tcl is saving you from trashing your...

    tvapppatch.tcl is saving you from trashing your tivoapp. The line 0x007c5140 "10400008 10000008" says, at location 0x007c5140, you should find the value of 10400008; change it to 10000008. The...
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    I'm not sure how long before the old swSystem...

    I'm not sure how long before the old swSystem goes away. A few days, I think. Normal, nothing to worry about.
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    Seems to have to do with Netflix, including this...

    Seems to have to do with Netflix, including this string inside: https://moviecontrol.netflix.com/nccp/controller, which makes me think that "nccp" may be a Netflix specific acronym.

    Do a "strings...
  45. For the record, you're wrong...

    For the record, you're wrong.
  46. You don't have tivoftpd installed? There's an rz...

    You don't have tivoftpd installed? There's an rz on TiVo, so you should be able to use zmodem across telnet. It looks like busybox supports rsync, so you could use that, too. You could even open a...
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    Does that work on a TiVo? Because the process is...

    Does that work on a TiVo? Because the process is a child of the session, I'd expect it to get killed when logging out, unless you do a disown first.
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    Huh? What problem does that solve, unless you're...

    Huh? What problem does that solve, unless you're talking about ripping off TiVo by trying to avoid having a subscription? You'll find theft of services/avoiding subscription discussions are not...
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    There's no publicly known way to hack a Premier...

    There's no publicly known way to hack a Premier (S4). I'm pretty sure that's where the prohibition is enforced. So, sorry, you're SOL.
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    (not picking on you) Funny, that it's called...

    (not picking on you)

    Funny, that it's called "byte-swapped," when big-endian is the natural, logical order (just as numerals are written in all human languages). That's one thing Intel screwed up...
  51. Thread: Tivo Software

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    Don't feed him. Check out his posts. Probably a...

    Don't feed him. Check out his posts. Probably a .sig spammer, but one who's too clueless to figure out how to put the spam links in his .sig. :D
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    "which e2fsck" should say "/sbin/e2fsck" I...

    "which e2fsck" should say "/sbin/e2fsck" I suspect you have a different one earlier in your path. TiVo uses an old one, -p, -n, and -y are mutually exclusive on modern ones.

    If that's the case,...
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    Try mount -t vfat /dev/sdb1 /dos

    Try

    mount -t vfat /dev/sdb1 /dos
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    What is the output of these four commands?

    What is the output of these four commands?
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    Let me help you out, you ignorant, F'd up, POS. ;)

    Let me help you out, you ignorant, F'd up, POS. ;)
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    S3 11.0j, scrolls "1 at a time" when hitting the...

    S3 11.0j, scrolls "1 at a time" when hitting the top/bottom using the arrows (grid guide).
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    No, not at all. Discs die of mechanical...

    No, not at all. Discs die of mechanical (bearings, head crash) or electrical (drive electronics, motors), but not magnetic failure. 'taint no such thing, unless you're running the drive above the...
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    Your TiVo uses the Internet to get information...

    Your TiVo uses the Internet to get information from the mothership. You pay for the message, not the medium.
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    You can get joe here...

    You can get joe here. joe can do pretty good pico and emacs emulations, if you prefer that to the native Wordstar like commands.
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    http://www.flatsurface.com/pics/Beating_a_Dead_Hor...

    http://www.flatsurface.com/pics/Beating_a_Dead_Horse.gif
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    Do you have bufferhack installed? I had a similar...

    Do you have bufferhack installed? I had a similar problem with the most recent ports - it would reboot when doing 30 second skips quickly, just hang "dead" every few days, etc. Removed the bufferhack...
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    If you mean use it without having a TiVo service...

    If you mean use it without having a TiVo service subscription, you won't get any help here. You also seem to be confusing "want" and "need."
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    Like this? http://brokenpixel.net/tivoskull.gif...

    Like this?
    http://brokenpixel.net/tivoskull.gif
    See here: http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=57955
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    Mouser...

    Mouser is slightly cheaper, and doesn't add a handling charge for orders <$25. :)
  65. The order of the partitions on disc doesn't have...

    The order of the partitions on disc doesn't have to match the numbering. Create them however you want, making sure the size is correct, then dd the individual partitions from the old drive to the new.
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    Not sure why you want stuff from 11.0d, since "g"...

    Not sure why you want stuff from 11.0d, since "g" is current and "h" has just started rolling out. Anyway, LMGTFY.
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    It could be a number of things. How did you get...

    It could be a number of things. How did you get tvapppatch.tcl onto the TiVo? I suspect you have inadvertently changed it from *nix to dos line endings. Since it's a tivoapp script, the 'no such file...
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    Stop treating Linux like Windows, and things will...

    Stop treating Linux like Windows, and things will work better. ( ./tvapppatch.tcl )
  69. joe is available, and has very flexible...

    joe is available, and has very flexible keybindings. It can do a pretty good emacs emulation.
  70. This is a problem: 11 MFS MFS media region ...

    This is a problem:
    11 MFS MFS media region 2097152 @ 777191488 ( 1.0G)
    12 MFS MFS application region 2 1024 @ 781402176 ( 512.0K)
    13 MFS MFS media region 2 ...
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    This is not an issue with tvapppatch.tcl. You...

    This is not an issue with tvapppatch.tcl. You should be asking in the thread where the actual patches were posted.

    You do know, don't you, that patches won't remove copy protection from recordings...
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    1. TiVo specific, starts with signature 0x1492,...

    1. TiVo specific, starts with signature 0x1492, also contains boot params.
    2. The Apple Partition Map
    3. No, although AFAIK they always are from the factory.
    4. No. Other than very low level...
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    TiVo drives don't use the MBR style partition...

    TiVo drives don't use the MBR style partition map, which is what you're describing. They use an Apple Partition Map. One of the reasons is that it doesn't use that funky primary/extended structure to...
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    Probably not going to get that here. Because, if...

    Probably not going to get that here. Because, if you did, then you'd just be back asking again when the next update breaks everything.

    Hacked TiVos are high maintenance. If you want one, you need...
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    No, it doesn't, in my experience. Very, very...

    No, it doesn't, in my experience. Very, very little is left on. It has worked well for me. In any case, if the removed component is going into a socket, then concerns about future solder adhesion are...
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    Dust-off (or a source of compressed air) is your...

    Dust-off (or a source of compressed air) is your friend.
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    I think you can pass parameters, but they have to...

    I think you can pass parameters, but they have to be in double quotes:
    boot -3 "root=/dev/hda4 dsscon=true console=0,115200"
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    You're assuming that upgrades will always run...

    You're assuming that upgrades will always run properly with an earlier kernel. That's usually been the case, but it's definitely not guaranteed.
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    Started a new thread...here...

    Started a new thread...here.
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    Part 2

    Now, I'll describe the script I run to do an upgrade. /tvbin/installSw.itcl should be neutered (replace reboot with exit 0) and run, tivoapppatches.tcl should contain the patches for the new software...
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    Scripted upgrades

    On another thread, the subject of scripted upgrades came up. I thought I'd start a thread specific to this, and describe my own setup.

    First, both my TiVos (S2 and S3) have modified proms, so I...
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    tvapppatch.tcl was designed to support that. You...

    tvapppatch.tcl was designed to support that. You can point it to the binary you want to patch, specify the patch version to look for, and use it as part of an automated process.

    Something like:...
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    What's wrong? You can't figure out how a web link...

    What's wrong? You can't figure out how a web link works?
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    Completely different things. I can speak for...

    Completely different things.

    I can speak for how it works on a Wii - what keeps a homemade disc from containing non-approved content is some info stored in a way it can't be written with a CD-R...
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    You're spoiling the fun. I figured he'd try it,...

    You're spoiling the fun. I figured he'd try it, it wouldn't work, and he'd be forced to search and maybe learn a bit. There's enough of a clue there that searching should be easy.
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    You really should take some time to learn a bit...

    You really should take some time to learn a bit of Linux before going further. If not, there's a good chance you'll soon be back asking how to fix your dead TiVo, due to blindly following directions...
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    Your hard drive is failing. Attribute ...

    Your hard drive is failing.



    Attribute Flag Value Worst Threshold Raw Value
    ( 1)Raw Read Error Rate 0x0b00 000 001 051 009812ac2a1e
    (116)Unknown...
  88. As you've pointed out, you need to figure out...

    As you've pointed out, you need to figure out which files to pull down separately, anyway. This works, too:
    mget file1 file2 file3
  89. prompt mget *

    prompt
    mget *
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    deleted - - - - - -

    deleted - - - - - -
  91. It's easier to just have a cron job frequently...

    It's easier to just have a cron job frequently hard link to potential slices...


    * * * * * ln /var/packages/*.slice.* /var/slices/


    The above will grab much more than the system slices,...
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    Non-sequitur n. A statement that does not follow...

    Non-sequitur n. A statement that does not follow logically from what preceded it.
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    Doorstop? Boat anchor?

    Doorstop? Boat anchor?
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    You measure ohms between the pin at the RS-232...

    You measure ohms between the pin at the RS-232 end (most often a DE-9 connector), and the associated contact on the "stereo" plug. If all the connections are good, the meter should read close to 0...
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    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t...

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=60303&page=2
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    Googletard.

    Googletard.
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    Learn to read and follow directions.

    Learn to read and follow directions.
  98. Thanks, jt. This should be more universal. I'm...

    Thanks, jt.

    This should be more universal. I'm a tivosh rookie, so there may be a better/cleaner way, but this works for me.


    #!/tvbin/tivosh
    #
    #This will remove the "More About..." banner...
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    9.3.2b

    lightly tested


    #-----------------------------------
    #patches and descriptions for 9.3.2b
    #original tivoapp MD5 = ce1cdd55f8164a4190643712d8f22aee
    #-----------------------------------
    if {...
  100. That's not quite correct. The TiVo...

    That's not quite correct.

    The TiVo automatically receives an update during a call. After receiving an update, the slices are put into the MFS file system, and a flag is set indicating that an...
  101. You are confusing "want" and "need."

    You are confusing "want" and "need."
  102. If you copied any TiVO files (e.g. tivoapp) from...

    If you copied any TiVO files (e.g. tivoapp) from the old partition to the new, you will likely have problems. When an update is installed, it comes as a set (not only the files in the linux...
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    RS-232 isn't a serial protocol, it's a...

    RS-232 isn't a serial protocol, it's a physical/electrical standard (in modern terms, layer 1, not layer 2). Regardless, the Teletype 43 was available with an RS-232 interface.

    Oh, and current...
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    I'm pretty sure the PROM is looking for 9600, so...

    I'm pretty sure the PROM is looking for 9600, so if your terminal is set to 115200, that might have been the issue. It's good to make sure you can get a prom prompt.
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    If you have access to the PROM menu, try setting...

    If you have access to the PROM menu, try setting the "handcraft=true" flag in the bootparms. (i.e. from the PROM menu, type
    boot -3 root=/dev/hda4 dsscon=true console=2,115200 upgradesoftware=false...
  106. GPT uses 64 bit addressing. Just to be clear...

    GPT uses 64 bit addressing. Just to be clear here, we're discussing hard disc logical blocks, not filesystem blocks. Partition tables refer to logical blocks. Using a different block size requires...
  107. Doh. You're right, I was confusing partition...

    Doh. You're right, I was confusing partition table types. GPT can hybrid with MBR (i.e. MS-DOS), but not with an Apple Partition Map (APM). I wonder if the ROM understands MBR (it's relatively simple...
  108. I'm not opposed, I just think TiVo's development...

    I'm not opposed, I just think TiVo's development time is better spent elsewhere.
    GPT has a "fake" MBR, which can be used to create a hybrid MBR/GPT partition table. That can be used to allow the...
  109. If I understand correctly, WinMFS can put 2...

    If I understand correctly, WinMFS can put 2 traditional MFS partitions into one ("You can pack the zonemap info and the zone itself all into one partition, and tivo likes it just fine."). If that's...
  110. I didn't even consider that case. I guess you're...

    I didn't even consider that case. I guess you're thinking of having more than 6 MFS partitions on a single drive, but why? Doesn't the current MFSLive/WinMFS ("restore -f") allow expansion without...
  111. An upgrade doesn't change the partitioning, it...

    An upgrade doesn't change the partitioning, it just formats (mkfs) the "other" root partition before populating it.

    Long ago, I repartitioned, increasing the second partition (otherwise unused)...
  112. Huh? You resurrected an almost 2 year old thread...

    Huh? You resurrected an almost 2 year old thread to post something not even remotely similar.
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    Changed and posted.

    Changed and posted.
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    Ah. OK. New version posted.

    Ah. OK. New version posted.
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    Maybe a problem with WinMFS. Since you're only...

    Maybe a problem with WinMFS. Since you're only going from a 300G to a 320G, if it were me, I'd just do a straight dd from the original drive to the new, and forget about the extra 20G.
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    I applied the error message changes. The unset...

    I applied the error message changes. The unset was correctly scoped (it's only necessary because the variable name "patch" is reused later in the script). Since the changes are cosmetic, I'll hold...
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    Fixed, and reposted. It wasn't up long, so I...

    Fixed, and reposted. It wasn't up long, so I didn't bump the version number. Just added an "unset patch" after printing the patches to be applied. "Doh!" to me for reusing a variable name and not...
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    1.5 release

    I just posted the 1.5 release. This adds support for optional descriptions, while maintaining compatibility with the Superpatch array format. Also added are "-verbose yes|no" and "-help" options.
    ...
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    I just posted a new version...

    I just posted a new version. Fixes the missing quote, improves error reporting, general cleanup.
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    Use your favorite text editor and add a double...

    Use your favorite text editor and add a double quote (") to the end of the line, thusly:
    puts stderr "Abort: problem while patching...cleaning up."
    Sorry I didn't catch that - it will only have...
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    Thanks, Jamie. Changes made, posted as v1.3

    Thanks, Jamie. Changes made, posted as v1.3
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    There's more to it than that. You also need to...

    There's more to it than that. You also need to change the if...else if... statements so they match your version and use the correct patch. It's all discussed earlier in this thread.

    I wrote a new...
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    tvapppatch.tcl support

    tvapppatch.tcl is an alternative to the superpatch family of patchers. It is public domain, and eliminates the need to apply multiple diffs to get support for modern software releases. The release...
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    9.3.2a, tivoapp md5 =...

    9.3.2a, tivoapp md5 = cda12f48da4bae5bb25159ca47d9c308:
    set sys(9.3.2a) [list 0x10c156 0x10be22 0x6c 0x064e16 27820720 325F14DAA33CC105AD841D8F73E3E67B7A85EDBF]
    (all locations stayed the...
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    This should be correct, use with caution. ...

    This should be correct, use with caution.

    9.3.2a tivoapp md5 = cda12f48da4bae5bb25159ca47d9c308


    array set patch_9_3_2a {
    0x0aa2d54 "14400026 10400026"
    0x07329c0 "00008021 24100001"
    ...
  126. No. Media partitions are moved to the edges, but...

    No. Media partitions are moved to the edges, but not for that reason. The media partitions only have to be fast enough to keep a media stream going for playback/record. More speed than that doesn't...
  127. What makes you think that hard drives order...

    What makes you think that hard drives order sectors starting at the inside cylinder?

    Older drives (Shugart ST506 interface) started numbering at the outside edge. There were things which kicked...
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    Works great. Thanks.

    Works great. Thanks.
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    ..........

    ..........
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    Why ask here if you've been told you won't get...

    Why ask here if you've been told you won't get answers?
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    If you're too dumb to even read the instructions,...

    If you're too dumb to even read the instructions, then that's your problem right there.

    Quote from Zipper instructions:
  132. What does set | grep upgradesay?

    What does
    set | grep upgradesay?
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    Actually, an Apple partition map has no real...

    Actually, an Apple partition map has no real limit to the number of partitions. The limitation is due to the Linux implementation of it. I'm not sure if it's a kernel or driver limitation, I suspect...
  134. Thread: Bootpage parms

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    -p dev - print existing args -P string dev -...

    -p dev - print existing args
    -P string dev - set args to "string"
    -D dev - create default boot page on dev
    -B num - set primary boot to partition num
    -A num - set alternate boot to partition...
  135. Thread: hostname

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    Put it in your DNS server, or add it to your...

    Put it in your DNS server, or add it to your hosts file.
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    Yes. You're welcome

    Yes.

    You're welcome
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    Get some old PC boards (whatever you can find...

    Get some old PC boards (whatever you can find free/cheap, maybe obsolete motherboards?) with surface mount components. Get some ChipQuik and a decent soldering station (Hakko or Weller). Practice...
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    Some people pound nails with rocks, too. That...

    Some people pound nails with rocks, too. That doesn't make it the correct tool for the job.
  139. pdisk uses the Apple partition table. Unlike the...

    pdisk uses the Apple partition table. Unlike the traditional DOS table (supported by fdisk), the Apple table includes entries for the free space at the end.

    One way to do what you want might be to...
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    Start a wiki. Forums are made for conversation,...

    Start a wiki. Forums are made for conversation, not reference.
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    That's pretty much what I do, but I use partition...

    That's pretty much what I do, but I use partition 2 (and 5 as a backup of that). I also do some extended checking in rc.sysinit.author so I always have the files I need. Everything gets rebuilt if...
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    The joe (v2.9.8-pre1) I have looks in...

    The joe (v2.9.8-pre1) I have looks in /var/hack/etc/

    try doing a
    strings joe | grep / On my copy, "/var/hack/etc/" appears twice, in the first 15 lines of output.
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    One more. Are categories broken on the search...

    One more.

    Are categories broken on the search page? I can "search by" title, title keyword, etc., but the pulldown box for category (and sub-category) only has "all" (and "don't specify a...
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    From wishlists, clicking on some wishlist...

    From wishlists, clicking on some wishlist "titles" produces the error below. S2DT with 9.1, fresh install of tivowebplus-v2.1.b1-071018.tgz.

    (edit: I found that only 1 of my wishlists had a "type"...
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    NTSC is 485i. Horizontal resolution will vary by...

    NTSC is 485i. Horizontal resolution will vary by source, but 640 is possible.

    PAL is about 704x576.

    You're likely being confused by the "Common Intermediate Format" (CIF) standards for...
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    My S2SA (240) is working just fine with the 9.1...

    My S2SA (240) is working just fine with the 9.1 patches posted here.
  147. Let's see. "midnightio", only post, ever, made 3...

    Let's see. "midnightio", only post, ever, made 3 days ago.

    YHBT. YHL. HTH. HAND!
  148. You can use ctrl-m for CR and ctrl-j for LF as a...

    You can use ctrl-m for CR and ctrl-j for LF as a quick way to test.
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    Your TiVo works fine. Acts of Congress have...

    Your TiVo works fine. Acts of Congress have caused timekeeping to act improperly.
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    Nothing will be "screwed up." TiVo does all...

    Nothing will be "screwed up." TiVo does all scheduling based on UTC. Time offsets, including daylight saving time, only affect the display of times. It's a cosmetic problem, except possibly for...
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