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    How to create own boot disc?

    How do you guys make your own boot disc? i.e., Johnny Death's boot disc?

    I'm about to install Mandrake on my PC so that I can get the kernal and other utils. Is there a utility that I can use to...
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    anyone else have an image for download?

    anyone else have an image for download?
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    Ok, here's the low down. Assuming your new HDVR2...

    Ok, here's the low down. Assuming your new HDVR2 has 3.1.0 installed (most likely).

    If you want to perform the monte, you'll need the U5 kernal and U5 filesystem partitions. In order to get this...
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    Did you perform the killinitrd step?

    Did you perform the killinitrd step?
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    Were you messing around with the /root dir with...

    Were you messing around with the /root dir with the filesystem mounted as read/write instead of read only?


    It happened to me when I was editing rc.sysinit in rw mode.
  6. Thanks for all the informative posts. I just...

    Thanks for all the informative posts. I just monte'd my system from scratch. Out of box -> monte'd system in 6 hours, but 3 days of reading.


    I have the U5 filesystem (hda7) imaged and could...
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    count me in for 1 as long as it's the 80GB...

    count me in for 1 as long as it's the 80GB Barracuda IV's (ST380021A).


    raysmd
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    I have an original image. email me if you need...

    I have an original image. email me if you need it.

    raysmd@hotmail.com
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    It's interesting that the program even shows the...

    It's interesting that the program even shows the "Tivo Service Data" when you displaying deleted programs.

    Seems to work nicely for me. DSR6000


    Rays
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    Did you happen to specify a location to mount the...

    Did you happen to specify a location to mount the drive to?

    i.e.,

    mkdir /mnt/tivo
    mount /dev/hdc7 /mnt/tivo


    Rays
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    Are you sure you're using the correct version for...

    Are you sure you're using the correct version for the Tivo? If you're trying to run chattr from within Tivo, then you must use the chattr PPC version. Here's a link.


    unzip, then send this over...
  12. After 5 days, my BASH prompt vanished, had to reboot

    After 5 days, my BASH prompt vanished, had to reboot to get it back.

    Now I remember reading about programming one of the keys on the remote to kill all processes of bash and to restart another...
  13. Thread: Got bash BUT

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    First you'll need to get the "joe" editor onto...

    First you'll need to get the "joe" editor onto your /bin directory with this command
    cp /var/hack/bin/joe /bin

    Next, make a /.bashrc file with the following commands
    cd /
    joe .bashrc

    Now,...
  14. Thread: Got bash BUT

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    There's one last step. You must let bash know...

    There's one last step. You must let bash know where your new utilities are located.

    i.e., in the /var/hack/bin directory

    You'll need to create a .bashrc file in your root directory.

    /.bashrc...
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    It's hda1 to mount the second partition. I'm...

    It's hda1 to mount the second partition. I'm running WindowsXp and my 2nd partition is FAT32 primary partition. Translation: In windows most partitions are an "extended partition" of the first. So...
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    ok, let's try to make this simpler. You should...

    ok, let's try to make this simpler. You should have only a 3 drives. Your CDROM, windows hard drive, and the tivo hard drive.

    Make sure they are connected as follows:

    hda = Primary master...
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    Concept of backing up is as follows. You do...

    Concept of backing up is as follows.


    You do not need to mount your Tivo's drive. You do need to mount the destination drive.

    i.e., If you want to use mfstools to back up your Tivo's drive and...
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    As long as you can mount your FAT32 partition you...

    As long as you can mount your FAT32 partition you should be fine. I mounted my /dev/hda2 paritition (FAT32 on primary drive) and saved everything there.



    There might be a problem with your RAID...
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    I think you might need to start from the...

    I think you might need to start from the beginning. There's no way for you to hack the DSR6000 unless you revert to software 2.0.


    sorry,
    Rays
  20. Thread: Direct Tivo Mad

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    I don't think this is correct. At 40GB + 80GB...

    I don't think this is correct.

    At 40GB + 80GB drive would give you about 108hrs.

    Did you TivoMad the 40Gig hard drive as a 80Gig?


    Rays
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    Eric2048, Nice job! I just used it to...

    Eric2048,


    Nice job!

    I just used it to change "Jurassic Park Double Feature" to "Jurassic Park" Maybe you could just add a command that could be executed at the bash prompt to find a name and...
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    hmm, this is interesting. The same thing happened...

    hmm, this is interesting. The same thing happened to me. I was able to modify files when the DTivo booted up.

    after remounting as r/o, I was not able to modify any files.

    I don't want to add a...
  23. any cool bash, backdoor, or tivo commands to run?

    ok, since, everything is working perfectly now, what can I do with my bash prompt?

    I see that there are a few backdoor commands that can be accessed. Change titles of shows. anything else?

    ...
  24. Just finished my upgrade. IT WORKS! ORDER of...

    Just finished my upgrade. IT WORKS!

    ORDER of events for a 2.5 Philips DSR6000

    1. Loaded virgin 2.0 software
    a. Called TIVO to download 2.5
    b. Made a mfstools image of a 2.0 with...
  25. Update PROM before install of "pending restart" image, right?

    Ok, here's what I just did. Updated the PROM using BubbaJ's fast start PROM and then I loaded the "pending restart" image.

    Now, hopefully, this won't erase my PROM and put the original 2.5 PROM on...
  26. linux box is no longer present. I loaded Redhat...

    linux box is no longer present. I loaded Redhat just to pull those files.


    -Rays
  27. yep, I sure don't know what it means. I've been...

    yep, I sure don't know what it means. I've been out of this loop since 5/01.


    so what does it mean?
  28. What does the command "touch" actually do? BTW, chattr files by me

    As I am trying to understand linux and perform this mod manually.

    So what does the touch command actually do? Does it timestamp the file?


    Oh, I just wanted to chime in and say that I did...
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