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    Yeah...leave it unplugged for several hours. ...

    Yeah...leave it unplugged for several hours. Also, hit the power button several times whilst it's unplugged. Then plug her back in.

    Also, check all ribbon cables, as they can come loose...
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    He he. Well, the third stooge was apparently at...

    He he. Well, the third stooge was apparently at my house. I swear, Dtv really needs to tighten up the screws on these jokers. Granted, there are some excellent techs out there, but there are also...
  3. Thread: Tivo Software

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    OMG, I think I know EXACTLY what you're talking...

    OMG, I think I know EXACTLY what you're talking about!

    Don't forget about the tax-free once-per-lifetime gift of $1,000,000. I think the yearly exemption is up to $11,000. Not that I will be...
  4. Thread: UTV Image Begging

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    Sticky: Here's a link...

    Here's a link to the UTV image. The link has a 7 day life span, so get it while it's live. :eek: :eek:
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    A dying breed? The number of UTV subs out there...

    A dying breed? The number of UTV subs out there has decreased, but IMHO, there will be a certain number of die-hards that will remain until the end. So, I wouldn't be shocked if there are ~15-20k...
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    Sticky: after mhd says it's done, it might not be. you...

    after mhd says it's done, it might not be. you should leave your drive running (with power) even after mhd3 says done. you should be able to hear the drive still zeroing out...you gotta listen...
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    I'd wager that Kazak asked that question tongue...

    I'd wager that Kazak asked that question tongue in cheek. Hal had also claimed that he used Ontrack or Onstar or "on something" to recover the lost 23GB when using a 160GB drive. Hal should be...
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    Damn. Thanks for your efforts. Cheers.

    Damn. Thanks for your efforts.

    Cheers.
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    !!!

    OMG!!! LOL!!!

    http://www.cultofdan.org

    Dan, you need help!!!! :D
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    Hal: You're almost beyond 137GB now, no? ...

    Hal:

    You're almost beyond 137GB now, no? Once you record beyond that limit, and your HD continues working w/o problems, then I'll send you a $1. :eek: :eek:
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    Yes...I'm talking about HAL's converter. ...

    Yes...I'm talking about HAL's converter. Obviously, it provides the proper signal format across the IDE cable. You're right regarding the BIOS, since the converter isn't on the bus...duh. But...
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    Huh? Did you misunderstand what I said?? Did you...

    Huh? Did you misunderstand what I said?? Did you read the link I posted? Context my friend...

    Let's try this ... M$ is saying that even if you have a 48-bit addressing controller and a >137GB...
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    The OS must utilize 48-bit addressing, or you'll...

    The OS must utilize 48-bit addressing, or you'll have problems.

    For example, M$ talks about this issue. Here's a quote:

    "Operating systems that do not have 48-bit LBA support enabled by...
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    ACK! HACK! COUGH! SNIFFLE, SNIFFLE!! :p

    ACK! HACK! COUGH! SNIFFLE, SNIFFLE!! :p
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    i would if i still had my manual! just go to...

    i would if i still had my manual!

    just go to rca.com!!! look under support & find their interactive remote control help. you will get the directions & codes there!!! viola! :p
  16. Thread: updating msn

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    if your os was below 3.7, then it will try to d/l...

    if your os was below 3.7, then it will try to d/l 3.7.

    if your os was at 3.7, then you have a problem somewhere. it could be the hard drive gone bad, or even one of those tuner chips causing a...
  17. Thread: UTV Image Begging

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    Sticky: 3.7 was posted on alt.binaries.sat-tv on Oct 17. ...

    3.7 was posted on alt.binaries.sat-tv on Oct 17. If you want/need it, then hurry up and grab before it's gone. :eek: :eek:
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    i'm doing good, thanx for asking. hope yer doing...

    i'm doing good, thanx for asking. hope yer doing good too. yes, little ones ... everywhere! sleep? huh?

    i have an exhaust fan on my top (hole cut). that's interesting info, re: intake v....
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    Sounds "cool" ... excuse the pun. :D There...

    Sounds "cool" ... excuse the pun. :D

    There are some other fan setups posted at avsforum. One uses a slot fan that connects inside the case (perpendicular to the ground) and blows out the vent...
  20. Thread: Orbitsat

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    OMG!!! That guy is a f***ing a$$hole!!! I...

    OMG!!!

    That guy is a f***ing a$$hole!!!

    I purchased two receivers from them about 2 years ago and it was the WORST buying experience I've ever had. After I paid, I started receiving...
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    K, here are some useless points on copyrights. ...

    K, here are some useless points on copyrights.

    Federal protection (there's cannot be state-based copyright) attaches as soon as an original work of authorship is reduced to a tangible medium of...
  22. gmhanna: you can try starting over, but the...

    gmhanna:

    you can try starting over, but the hard drive might be bad. i had the same problem

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=33743

    and finally confirmed that the drive...
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    1) unplug your unit again, including all cables,...

    1) unplug your unit again, including all cables, cords, etc. wait 30 minutes. press power button several times. reconnect sat inputs, cables, power, etc. (reconnect sat inputs BEFORE power...
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    follow up...

    My replacement drive works fine.

    Thanks again for all the help guys! :D
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    affirmative!

    affirmative!
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    Thanks Sleeper! And thanks for an awesome ISO!!!...

    Thanks Sleeper! And thanks for an awesome ISO!!! :D
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    plainbill

    Thanks for your input. Strange stuff, bill: I ran the quick test, which returned no errors. I then ran the full test, which runs *both* the quick test & the full test. This time, the quick test...
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    optimizing partition layout!?!?!?

    Hi all, many thanks. I got mfsbackup to work on this drive by removing the optimize partition layout paramter (-p).

    So the question is, how important or desirable is this parameter...IOW, how...
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    I Alt-F2'd out, and manually executed mfsrestore...

    I Alt-F2'd out, and manually executed mfsrestore with the same parameters as Sleeper used...same error. So I take it that this drive just isn't Tivo-happy, correct?

    Just to be sure: I'm assuming...
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    lgkahn

    Yup, I did that...and viola. But as I followed-up, I need to get the 120gb working, if possible. Maybe we can figure out if we can get those "difficult" drives to work...is it just Sleeper's ISO...
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    capt vid

    Thanks for the reply. Well, I tried a 160GB HD & mfsrestore worked on it no problem! But I need that drive for a RAID, so I still need to get the 120GB working. I'd guess that this shows that my...
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    Sleeper help please

    I'm getteing "Error performing mfsrestore!" via Sleeper's ISO. Searching (eyes are now bloodshot) didn't turn up anything helpful, so now I'm finally asking for help.

    I monted-backedup my orig...
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    irieblue, i would also double check your leads...

    irieblue,

    i would also double check your leads for poor connectivity and also look around for stray solder. your symptoms are indicia of what watching noted.

    also, only one tuner chip should...
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    ouch

    the flashing lights mean that your 120gb started zero'ing itself, so the partition with your shows, offset data, etc are possibly gone or corrupted. BUT, there is a chance that are still ok. since...
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    you're right, heat may or may not be the issue. ...

    you're right, heat may or may not be the issue. :P
    if you replicate the fan test (to see if cooling revives the visuals), then that would refine the answer.

    i've raised my units, which are in...
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    geminicat: did you read the entire thread? ...

    geminicat:

    did you read the entire thread? it's only 7-8 posts or so. there was an important observation near the end of that thread. basically, it was shown (in at least one case) that heat...
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    http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?thre...

    http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?threadid=359918
  38. Thread: Did I Mess Up???

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    you should be fine, since the Utv doesn't...

    you should be fine, since the Utv doesn't generate another password until a new hard drive is installed & configured (one that's zero'd out till the end by the utv or one with an os patch is first...
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    another thing to try

    also, try hooking the drive up (and setting jumper) as master on your primary IDE channel...with no other IDE devices connected.

    i had a drive on my secondary channel, and mhd3 would only go...
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