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    You may not be following instructions in the...

    You may not be following instructions in the guudes carefully enough. Apparently, you didn't read the guide thoroughly enough to see this line:
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    I'd say a more apt comparison is between a...

    I'd say a more apt comparison is between a bicycle and a Lexus. Both will get you where you want to go, but the amount of work required to get there differs significantly.
  3. The Humax units can only burn shows recorded...

    The Humax units can only burn shows recorded natively on that machine; nothing transferred with MRV is burnable.
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    Since the lifetime designation comes from DTV...

    Since the lifetime designation comes from DTV over the satellite, you should give them a call to tell them you're not getting lifetime. They should be able to fix the problem.
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    Why do you keep posting support questions in the...

    Why do you keep posting support questions in the Development Forum?
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    Haven't DirecTiVos (running official software,...

    Haven't DirecTiVos (running official software, anyway) always had the Standby option in the Messages & Setup menu?
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    Bill, Just wanted some clarification, since...

    Bill,

    Just wanted some clarification, since this is a tip that a lot of people need to know-- in your first post you said -l 5, but in this post you said -l 15. Which one is correct?
  8. Again, you need to thoroughly read the README...

    Again, you need to thoroughly read the README file that comes with mfs_ftp. The default port is not the proper port.
  9. I'm dying to try this out, sleaze.

    I'm dying to try this out, sleaze.
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    So you think it's great that you're running an...

    So you think it's great that you're running an illegal software image that expressly violates the distribution agreement on work that people here put a lot of effort and time into?

    That's just......
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    Yes. Note that this will only work with hacked...

    Yes. Note that this will only work with hacked boxes-- unhacked HMO requires a subscription on all boxes.
  12. As you've been told repeatedly over at TC, it's...

    As you've been told repeatedly over at TC, it's impossible to put 4.0 on a Series 1 DTiVo.
  13. You're following instructions for hacking an RID...

    You're following instructions for hacking an RID box. An HDVR2 isn't an RID box.
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    Or you might try checking your spam folder. ;) ...

    Or you might try checking your spam folder. ;)

    I was in a charitable mood and emailed you the file this morning.
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    verified

    Had to wait until I got my first paycheck from my new job, but I'm finally in for $25. Don't have an RID, but would love to have the option down the line if needed.
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    Yes, it will work. I have a superpatched HDVR2...

    Yes, it will work. I have a superpatched HDVR2 that is not hooked up to the satelllite and is not activated that I use strictly for a 'movie server' for stuff I may not get around to watching for a...
  17. Without knowing what software version you're...

    Without knowing what software version you're running or what kind of TiVo you're using, this is purely a shot in the dark, but I bet it solves it:

    click on 'classic' at the top of the tivoweb Now...
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    How's your TiVo connected to your network? Wired...

    How's your TiVo connected to your network? Wired or wireless? And, if wireless, is it B or G?
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    On your NowShowing list, you should see a link...

    On your NowShowing list, you should see a link for each show that says 'View.' If you're not seeing that after changing your .cfg file, try doing a full reload of TWP.
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    What's a Slayer?

    What's a Slayer?

    <insert obvious Buffy joke here>
  21. So I'm trying to make sense of all this-- did...

    So I'm trying to make sense of all this-- did your TiVo still actually only show the 120 or so hours with the 160GB drive, but you had problems anyway when you hit that limit, or was it showing more...
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    Are all the files you're working with (.ty, .cut,...

    Are all the files you're working with (.ty, .cut, and key files) in your TyTool folder? If they're not, try putting them all in there and see if that makes a difference.
  23. Well, I sure wish I would have waited to wipe my...

    Well, I sure wish I would have waited to wipe my drive and remonte it until you figured this out. Clearing the program info sure would have been a lot easier! ;)
  24. Just curious-- when did this problem start for...

    Just curious-- when did this problem start for you? I'm having this exact same problem, and it started either late Sunday night or very early Monday morning. I've since heard of at least one other...
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    I think it's actually quite a bit faster to...

    I think it's actually quite a bit faster to extract and make a DVD with TyTool. Since using a standalone recorder would involve recording in real time, say you want to save four 1-hour shows. That's...
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    You've got the right idea. Just play a few...

    You've got the right idea. Just play a few seconds of the show you want to extract, then you can do whatever you want-- go back to NowPlaying to play a few seconds of a second show you need to...
  27. That did indeed do the trick. Thanks!

    That did indeed do the trick. Thanks!
  28. I can't get this to work on a Series 2 DirecTiVo....

    I can't get this to work on a Series 2 DirecTiVo. I've put httpd-tt.tcl in /tivoweb-tcl, ui.itcl in tivoweb-tcl/modules, and added the Filter line to the end of my tivoweb.cfg. After a full reload, I...
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    And to narrow it even further, try a...

    And to narrow it even further, try a Comedy/Sitcom wishlist with the keywords 'Friends,' 'the,' and 'one,' since all the Friends episode titles start with "The One ..."
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    There have been at least four different posts in...

    There have been at least four different posts in this thread telling people to try various things on their TiVo to increase transfer speeds. How in the world were we supposed to know which one you...
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    It's going to be pretty hard to help you unless...

    It's going to be pretty hard to help you unless you tell us what "doing that" refers to.
  32. Check two posts up from your original post....

    Check two posts up from your original post. Already taken care of. :)
  33. jdiner, I can't help with the cachecard, but I...

    jdiner,

    I can't help with the cachecard, but I do have an unused 512 stick that will work with it. I've since moved on to Series 2 machines, so I gave up the cachecard route and sold it a while...
  34. I think this is where you're making a mistake....

    I think this is where you're making a mistake. It's been a while since I've used unscramble.o, but I believe it is supposed to be left installed while you're doing the actual extraction.
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    Hmm, that's odd. The version you downloaded must...

    Hmm, that's odd. The version you downloaded must have had this paragraph removed for some reason:

    "the default ftp port is 3105. the usage "mfs_ftp.tcl xx" sets an alternate
    portnum. multiple...
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    Looks like you might have skipped this step! ;) ...

    Looks like you might have skipped this step! ;)

    Use port 3105.
  37. Thread: Easy question

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    :confused: :confused: What are you trying to...

    :confused: :confused:

    What are you trying to do?
  38. This looks like it will be a great tool,...

    This looks like it will be a great tool, falcontx. It started up fine on both a Hughes HDVR2 and a Philips DSR7000, both with 3.1.1b. Thanks for the work on this!

    One question about the way endpad...
  39. Yep, it's me. ;) The pipe character is "shift...

    Yep, it's me. ;)

    The pipe character is "shift - \". On some keyboards, it looks like the vertical dash you describe, and on others it looks just like |.

    This did work me with no problem, but...
  40. Those last two lines are where you messed up. You...

    Those last two lines are where you messed up. You split into two lines what was supposed to be a one line command :


    echo -ne "\x48\x00\x00\x38" | dd conv=notrunc of=tivoapp bs=1 seek=4678456
    ...
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    For the backup process, you have to have your...

    For the backup process, you have to have your TiVo drive as the secondary master. After the backup is done, you power down your computer and replace the TiVo drive with the new blank drive as...
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    Looks good on a Series 2 DirecTiVo (Philips...

    Looks good on a Series 2 DirecTiVo (Philips DSR7000) running 3.1b with pre8. Everything adds up correctly.
  43. Sticky: I'm having trouble with this-- I'm attempting to...

    I'm having trouble with this-- I'm attempting to recover some shows from a 3.1 DirecTiVo Series 1 that crapped out, and I was running mfs_ftp. With the drives in the PC, I navigate to my...
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    Interesting-- I missed those threads the first...

    Interesting-- I missed those threads the first time around. Thanks!
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    What doesn't work properly? Until yesterday when...

    What doesn't work properly? Until yesterday when DTV finally sent me my new card, I was using a P3 in a Hughes Series 1 DTiVo with absolutely no problem.
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    People just started getting shipping confirmation...

    People just started getting shipping confirmation emails for the first batch of cachecards today. Mine will arrive on the 24th.
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    To display the free-space indicator on a TiVo...

    To display the free-space indicator on a TiVo running 4.0, you have to put the TiVo drive in your PC to change the backdoor code.
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    Why would you want to roll back to an earlier...

    Why would you want to roll back to an earlier version? Is the new version causing you any problems?
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    You just need to do a 'Clear & Delete Everything'...

    You just need to do a 'Clear & Delete Everything' on your machine, and that will get rid of the error message.
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    I'd wager that this a HDVR2 running the new...

    I'd wager that this a HDVR2 running the new 3.1.1b-02-2-151 software-- this is exactly the same thing that happened when I tried to run bufferhack on my HDVR2 last week.
  51. This one is really puzzling me-- I used the...

    This one is really puzzling me-- I used the script, and my HDVR2 is running flawlessly with all the hacks. I can't get the reboot command to work from bash, though. 'Reboot' is in my /busybox...
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    That's what I just ended up doing, too. I...

    That's what I just ended up doing, too. I extracted the couple of shows I wanted to save, and used Sleeper's new Monte disc and was back up and running within an hour. Couldn't have been easier.
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    I'm in the same situation. Have you figured out a...

    I'm in the same situation. Have you figured out a way to recover from this? I can wipe the drive and start from scratch if I have to, but it would sure be a lot easier to not have to do that.

    I...
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    Sorry, but that's not right at all. Thumbs...

    Sorry, but that's not right at all. Thumbs Up/Down have no bearing on Season Passes or Wishlists at all; they only influence the recording of Suggestions.
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    Anybody have any problems with burning any of...

    Anybody have any problems with burning any of Thursday night's shows from when DTV was having all kinds of problems with locals? I burned a disc using TyTool & Nero of CSI, Scrubs, Will & Grace,...
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    Here's a better one: DIRECTV Launches New...

    Here's a better one:

    DIRECTV Launches New Consumer Promotions and First-Ever Dedicated DIRECTV® DVR with TiVo Advertising Campaign
  57. This has nothing to do with the upgrade. Comedy...

    This has nothing to do with the upgrade. Comedy Central doesn't provide accurate guide data for the Daily Show, so your TiVO has no way of knowing whether it's a first-run or a repeat. When it...
  58. Yup. You'll have to flash the PROM and disable...

    Yup. You'll have to flash the PROM and disable initrd. I'm no expert, so I'll leave the explanations why up to others who can explain why better than I can. Go here to download the nic_install cd...
  59. Not at all. I'm not running Xtreme, and I have...

    Not at all. I'm not running Xtreme, and I have telnet and TiVoweb running just fine. As others have suggested, you need to try flashing your prom and running killinitrd if you haven't already.
  60. I think that did the trick! I moved all the...

    I think that did the trick! I moved all the files to the same directory as TyTools as newbie suggested, then changed the output directory to that same directory. I'm not sure which trick fixed it,...
  61. Thanks, but that still doesn't do the trick. I...

    Thanks, but that still doesn't do the trick. I make my cuts, save the cut file, check to make sure the cut file is in the same directory as my ty file, select 'Edit cut file' again, then exit the...
  62. As I'm fairly new to video extraction, I think...

    As I'm fairly new to video extraction, I think I'm missing an important step somewhere. I can successfully extract a tystream, and get it burned to a DVD with no problem at all using the new build...
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    Yep-- a DirecTiVo makes two calls, one to TiVo...

    Yep-- a DirecTiVo makes two calls, one to TiVo and one to DirecTV. Only the TiVo call can be made through the turbonet card. As an alternative, you might try ordering PPVs online; I've heard that...
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    Nice addition! This will definitely come in...

    Nice addition! This will definitely come in handy.

    A couple of minor bugs I've noticed just in the couple of minutes that I've played around with this:

    Doesn't work for advanced WLs.
    ...
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    That did it! Thanks so much! The read-me file...

    That did it! Thanks so much!

    The read-me file doesn't come with the boot CD image, so at least I can use that as an excuse. ;)
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    Error Message w/Airnet install

    I've been lurking and searching for a while, but I can't seem to find an answer to my question. I'm just beginning to hack my Philips DSR600 running 2.5.2. I'm currently attempting to install an...
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