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  1. Thread: new sw

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    Just got the update on my one S3 TiVo still in...

    Just got the update on my one S3 TiVo still in service, or at least I just noticed the update when I went to transfer this week's Dexter. Damn.. wish I had seen this thread earlier so I could've...
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    There's a ton of information floating around this...

    There's a ton of information floating around this site and others on how to upgrade to 6.2a. If you can't find the slices, I have them - let me know if you need them. There's also a MFSLive CD around...
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    4.0.1b the last SA version to have dssapp, IIRC....

    4.0.1b the last SA version to have dssapp, IIRC.

    Newer 7.x SA software does not contain any of the satellite code so it's impossible to use with DirecTV.

    6.2a still works - it just doesn't get...
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    Sorry, dss-what. I realized I didn't really...

    Sorry, dss-what. I realized I didn't really address any of your post in my reply.

    I'd start with upgrading to 6.2a (which has MRV and HME). I don't think there's any downside from the 4.01b to 6.2...
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    Why would you want to run SA TiVo software? The...

    Why would you want to run SA TiVo software? The DirecTiVos have no MPEG encoder or analog inputs, so there's really no use without the DirecTV software.

    If you only want it as a MRV box, I imagine...
  6. There is a hybrid TiVo HD/HD XL image floating...

    There is a hybrid TiVo HD/HD XL image floating around that allows you to use a 2TB drive with the stock kernel. This won't work in your case if you want to retain your recordings. The change cannot...
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    Thanks! Yep.. that was the "UNKNOWN" entry that I...

    Thanks! Yep.. that was the "UNKNOWN" entry that I was talking about. I wonder why mfs_dumpobj shows UNKNOWN but TiVoWebPlus shows it correctly. I guess those names are hardcoded?

    Wish I posted 1...
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    Finally upgraded to the TiVo Elite.. ready for...

    Finally upgraded to the TiVo Elite.. ready for some hacking ;)

    I'm not sure if I have the heart to start messing with a $800 piece of equipment though. Maybe I'll pick up a $50 Premiere to do some...
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    51killer.tcl on 11.x?

    This is more of a curiosity question than a request for help - I've already resorted to doing a C&DE to fix the Message 51 error on a HD I swapped between TiVo HDs.

    I restored an old image on a...
  10. You're referencing the Hybrid 1TB TiVoHD image,...

    You're referencing the Hybrid 1TB TiVoHD image, correct?

    If so, I have it somewhere. Let me know if that's what you want and I'll throw it up somewhere.
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    For Number 2, the freshly hacked drive will boot...

    For Number 2, the freshly hacked drive will boot in the PROM'd TiVo just fine. You'll get annoying Error 51 messages and won't be able to do some things such as make new recordings - that's why a...
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    Interesting idea, but one small correction. ...

    Interesting idea, but one small correction.

    The Xbox 360 drive hacks do not allow arbitrary code execution. It only fakes the xbox into thinking the DVD is official. Once that check is passed,...
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    Sticky: You've got a pm

    You've got a pm
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    Sticky: Check your PMs

    Check your PMs
  15. I'm not sure about the b-6-4-prod part.. almost...

    I'm not sure about the b-6-4-prod part.. almost sounds like the version string got messed up. Where do you see that string listed?

    The -131 or -151 part tells you the first 3 numbers of the tivo's...
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    Sticky: Check your PM.

    Check your PM.
  17. Thread: Tivo Hacking

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    The restrictions on copying certain...

    The restrictions on copying certain programs/movies to your computer is placed there by your cable provider. Do you have another option for cable? Some companies set more copy protection flags than...
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    TivoWebPlus should recognize the TiVo's built in...

    TivoWebPlus should recognize the TiVo's built in web server and automatically change it's port to 8080. You need to add the port number to the URL:

    http://ip_of_tivo:8080/
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    Extracting MPEG4 Files from TiVo

    I've tried searching a bit, but haven't come up with much.

    Has anybody successfully extracted MPEG4 (h264) encoded programs from a TiVo HD or TiVo Premier? I have put a few movies on the TiVo in...
  20. The patched linked to earlier is for the source...

    The patched linked to earlier is for the source code to routerplus.o. You'd have to setup a cross-compile environment and recompile the patched routerplus.c file to modify the queue limit.
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    You're missing a few spaces.. otherwise, it's...

    You're missing a few spaces.. otherwise, it's correct if your drives are hdc (PC) and hdb (TiVo).

    mount -t vfat /dev/hdc /dos
    restore -s 128 -xzpi /dos/minimal-7.2.2-oth.01-2-140.mfs /dev/hdb
  22. Hi Andy, I misread your post earlier - I see...

    Hi Andy,

    I misread your post earlier - I see you have your original tivoapp still available.

    You'll either need a Linux boot CD that's capable of reading tivo partitions (MFSLive CD is probably...
  23. If you applied the echo/dd commands to your...

    If you applied the echo/dd commands to your tivoapp.backup, you probably have two broken versions of tivoapp right now. Did you only run that one echo command on tivoapp.backup? If so, it can...
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    That's a DirecTV problem, as I believe they...

    That's a DirecTV problem, as I believe they handle the account authorization for DirecTiVos. Perhaps the old, grandfathered "DirecTV DVR Service" got taken off your account somehow. I'd call up DTV...
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    Mono is a framework for running Windows .Net...

    Mono is a framework for running Windows .Net applications on Linux and OS X. You can get it here:

    http://www.mono-project.com/Main_Page

    Once it's installed, the mono MacTiVoserver.... command...
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    On the first refurbished TiVo HD I bought...

    On the first refurbished TiVo HD I bought directly from tivo.com, the Xcode MPEG2 encoder died 10 days after unboxing the TiVo. The TiVo would only boot up successfully one time out of about 10-15....
  27. It's a long shot, but you could connect a router...

    It's a long shot, but you could connect a router set to serve 192.168.1.x or 192.168.2.x to the TiVo and a computer.

    Reboot the TiVo, wait for it to start up (and hopefully register on the...
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    Sticky: You've got a PM.

    You've got a PM.
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    I believe I'm still running the OpenVPN kernel on...

    I believe I'm still running the OpenVPN kernel on 11.0k (I just dd'd the old kernel partition to the new one).

    I'll double check with the kernel I posted when I get back to that TiVo on thursday...
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    He'll also have to run bootpage a few times to...

    He'll also have to run bootpage a few times to flip the kernel partition and the root partition, ie:

    bootpage -f
    bootpage -p "root=/dev/hda4 upgradesoftware=false"
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    None of those are software slices - they all seem...

    None of those are software slices - they all seem to be Ads or program guide updates.

    System slices would have names like:

    swsystem*.slice.*
    utils*.slice.*
    GZkernel*.slice.*
    GZcore*.slice.*...
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    upgradesoftware=false is read on start-up and...

    upgradesoftware=false is read on start-up and prevents the installSw.itcl script from being run when "Pending Restart" is set.

    The nothanks hack (I believe) just removes the command to restart the...
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    Thanks! Didn't know you can just subtract things...

    Thanks! Didn't know you can just subtract things like that in bash.
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    The TiVo temporarily downloads them to...

    The TiVo temporarily downloads them to /var/slices. Once it finishes the download, it inserts them into MFS as resources (MFS doesn't store only video - there's lots of stuff in there). After it's...
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    With regards to the dd method, it doesn't matter...

    With regards to the dd method, it doesn't matter if you're patching on the TiVo or a MFSLive CD. You still subtract 0x00400000 and then convert to decimal. The patch locations don't change when you...
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    Here it is: ...

    Here it is:

    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=61297
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    Here are the NoMEK dd commands: echo -ne...

    Here are the NoMEK dd commands:



    echo -ne "\x27\xa4\x00\x28" | dd conv=notrunc of=tivoapp bs=1 seek=1912296
    echo -ne "\x0c\x15\x6a\xf0" | dd conv=notrunc of=tivoapp bs=1 seek=1912300
    echo -ne...
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    Instead of scraping the enamel, you can also...

    Instead of scraping the enamel, you can also connect a jumper wire to wherever those pads connect to. There was a TiVo HD PROM socket pinout posted awhile ago. The link is on my other laptop, I'll...
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    11.0k is sitting on my TiVo HD. My other unhacked...

    11.0k is sitting on my TiVo HD. My other unhacked TiVos have not received the update yet.
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    No problem. I don't mind the occasional PM ;) ...

    No problem. I don't mind the occasional PM ;)



    How often do you work with TiVo disks? Booting a linux VM on a modern Mac takes all of 30-45 seconds (probably even less now, I have a 2.16GHz...
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    Unfortunately, I've had to give up on fixing...

    Unfortunately, I've had to give up on fixing mfstools to work on OS X. It just became too much of a hassle that wasn't worth it. Now with Virtualization (VMWare Fusion, Parallels, VirtualBox, etc), I...
  42. I don't think you need 51killer being that it's...

    I don't think you need 51killer being that it's the same TiVo. Your TiVo is capable of decrypting the scrambled recordings. Maybe somebody else can chime in on whether it's required or not.

    But...
  43. No. Your problem is a bit more serious at this...

    No. Your problem is a bit more serious at this point. Once the commands are executed in the RemoveDrmAll.tcl file (deleting all of the keys for your recordings), there's no going back.

    You...
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    Yes, you have to pick the one that's right for...

    Yes, you have to pick the one that's right for your system. TiVo HDs use the Linux 2.4.20 kernel, so you'd want the -2.4.20.o file. Either rename it on your computer before you upload it or adjust...
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    If you leave the command running and try to...

    If you leave the command running and try to "exit", it just sits and doesn't close the session. However, if you forcibly close the session, it continues to run on the TiVo long after the session has...
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    Those two lines alone won't do anything. The...

    Those two lines alone won't do anything. The chmod command only needs to be run once when you copy the file to the TiVo, it doesn't have to be run every startup.

    First, you need to tell it where...
  47. If you copied tivo-tools to your TiVo when you...

    If you copied tivo-tools to your TiVo when you hacked it, you should already have tivoftpd on the TiVo. It may already be in your rc.sysinit.author file as well if you followed one of the guides. You...
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    Routerplus is here:...

    Routerplus is here: http://www.pvrhax0r.com/forum/showthread.php?threadid=51

    You install the kernel module per the instructions included with routerplus. Paraphrasing from memory:

    Copy...
  49. Your cp command isn't doing anything, it needs...

    Your cp command isn't doing anything, it needs two arguments. It also depends on where you upload the RemoveDrmAll.tcl file (probably should just put it in /var).

    So it would be:


    cd /var...
  50. Have you tried setting the TiVo to connect via...

    Have you tried setting the TiVo to connect via Phone Line and then setting it back to connect over broadband? Maybe there's a corrupt setting in there somewhere.

    The only thing that stuck out to...
  51. Do any of the logs give any clues? Particularly,...

    Do any of the logs give any clues? Particularly, /var/log/svclog, /var/log/tverr, /var/log/messages, /var/log/tclient?

    One more thing you can check is the kernel.. If you used Jamie's netopt...
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    Did you rename tvapppatches-11.0j.tcl to...

    Did you rename tvapppatches-11.0j.tcl to tvapppatches.tcl?

    mv tvapppatches-11.0j.tcl tvapppatches.tcl
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    The directions at the beginning of the thread...

    The directions at the beginning of the thread aren't meant to be followed blindly. You need a basic understanding of Linux to get through them.

    vi is a text editor. You can look up the...
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    the MFSLive CD won't be able to read the .7z...

    the MFSLive CD won't be able to read the .7z file. Decompress it on Windows first (to get just a plain .tar file) and then copy it to a USB flash drive. Mount the flash drive in Linux, copy to the...
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    cp needs two arguments (which is why busybox is...

    cp needs two arguments (which is why busybox is giving you the help page after you run it). To copy into the current directory, keeping the same name as the original file:

    cp...
  56. If you used tvapppatch to patch tivoapp, the...

    If you used tvapppatch to patch tivoapp, the original tivoapp file should still be on your hard drive.

    ls /tvbin/tivoapp*

    You might see:

    /tvbin/tivoapp /tvbin/tivoapp.foo ...
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    Fixed! It was the TCP Receive Window. Linux...

    Fixed! It was the TCP Receive Window. Linux 2.4.20 seems to default to 16KB and doesn't really expand that window (full scale auto-tuning was introduced in 2.4.27, but this kernel still has some...
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    He's not asking to unscramble the recordings....

    He's not asking to unscramble the recordings. He's asking to remove the CCI byte. Unscrambling is no longer necessary because TiVoToGo can handle that.

    This thread is the closest to what he wants...
  59. What modifications have you done so far? Have you...

    What modifications have you done so far? Have you tried connecting with the original tivoapp?
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    Just a quick update on this: I did call TiVo 2...

    Just a quick update on this:

    I did call TiVo 2 weeks ago and had them combine my accounts. It took about 2-3 days for the TiVos to get all in sync with the new MAK and account info (one of them...
  61. Don't be surprised if the guy that sold you the...

    Don't be surprised if the guy that sold you the TiVo comes looking for the CableCARD (Cablevision is gonna want it back from him).

    Which $9.95 are you talking about? CableCARDs from Cablevision...
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    Improve Transfer Speeds

    I guess this is more a networking/Linux issue than a TiVo issue, but I'm hoping somebody here knows...

    With my previous experiment (http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=63976 - I'll...
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    I don't think your 3rd command will work... the...

    I don't think your 3rd command will work... the mv command, when moving files between drives, basically does a "cp" and then a "rm" on the original file. It will fail trying to remove the original...
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    Yes. The nopromos patch for 11.0j is: ...

    Yes. The nopromos patch for 11.0j is:

    0x00867e9c "0d2939a5 00000000" //nopromos

    So you have to change the value of tivoapp at location 0x867e9c back to 0d2939a5. That can be done with the...
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    Already answered via PM, but I'll post here for...

    Already answered via PM, but I'll post here for everybody to see:

    The "nopromos" patch disables Video on Demand. You'll have to revert that patch location to get Netflix back.

    Are you trying to...
  66. No. If the CCI byte is set, TiVoToGo won't work....

    No. If the CCI byte is set, TiVoToGo won't work.

    The only way around it is to have the unit hacked before making the recordings.
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    you can try: chmod 755 tvapppatch.tcl...

    you can try:

    chmod 755 tvapppatch.tcl
    ./tvapppatch.tcl

    but sometimes that doesn't work, and you need to call tivosh directly:

    tivosh tvapppatch.tcl
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    "chmod 755 iptables" is another command you run...

    "chmod 755 iptables" is another command you run after creating the file with vi. Basically it sets the permissions on the file you just created (iptables) so the TiVo can execute it.
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    After you start typing in vi (by pressing the "i"...

    After you start typing in vi (by pressing the "i" key - insert) and finish typing what you want, press ESC to exit insert mode, then type ":wq" and hit enter. ":" signifies a command, "w" for write...
  70. Good point.. Any time I've done direct to PC...

    Good point.. Any time I've done direct to PC extraction, the TiVo I was working on was hacked (no encryption).

    If the OP's TiVo is not hacked and has encryption turned on, I don't think there's...
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    The var partition is only 128 or 256 MB by...

    The var partition is only 128 or 256 MB by default, depending on the TiVo.

    If you have over 256MB worth of files in your /dos directory, that would explain why you're running out of space.

    To...
  72. This behavior is common place on US TiVos... Was...

    This behavior is common place on US TiVos... Was it not on OZ TiVos before this update?

    There's a tivoapp patch that can disable the nightly restart. Somebody will have to port it to the OZ TiVo:...
  73. No. There's currently no public way to hack the...

    No. There's currently no public way to hack the TiVo Premier. Even if there was, this site does not condone manually activating features on the TiVo without paying the subscription fee.

    Without a...
  74. Yes, I'm pretty sure this is all possible. ...

    Yes, I'm pretty sure this is all possible.

    You'll want to look into 2 things:

    1 - You'll need tivopart to make Linux see the Apple Partition Map the TiVo HD uses.

    2 - The unified mfs_* tools...
  75. Heh.. much easier method than what I suggested :D

    Heh.. much easier method than what I suggested :D
  76. Thread: New Prom Mod

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    TiVo updates are disabled using the boot...

    TiVo updates are disabled using the boot parameters. If you already have access to your TiVo over telnet, run these commands:

    bootpage -p

    You'll get something beginning with root=/dev/hdaX....
  77. I believe the backgrounds for most of the menus...

    I believe the backgrounds for most of the menus are part of the "loopset". You'd have to find a copy of a recent loopset slice for your model of TiVo (S3 vs TivoHD vs TivoHD XL), figure out how to...
  78. Thread: New Prom Mod

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    Did you change to the /var directory before...

    Did you change to the /var directory before trying ./tvapppatch.tcl?

    To find the current directory, use "pwd". To change to a different directory, use "cd /var".

    if you run "chmod 755...
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    Ah, that makes sense. I suppose my version of the...

    Ah, that makes sense. I suppose my version of the script relies on there being existing PSIP data. If you wanted to get TBS working the right way, you'd have to look at the original script and see...
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    Could you post the exact file you used after you...

    Could you post the exact file you used after you modified it with your channel lists?
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    Hey Dave, It's been awhile since I made the...

    Hey Dave,

    It's been awhile since I made the modified script, but from what I remember, the unique numbers (your 201, 401, etc) are simply to lineup the info from the two arrays. It does not matter...
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    Run: mkdir -p /tivo/var before running the...

    Run:

    mkdir -p /tivo/var

    before running the script.
  83. Thread: New Prom Mod

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    I'm not trying to knock you, but you should...

    I'm not trying to knock you, but you should really spend some time reading and figuring out how the TiVo software/box works instead of blindly following lists of commands.

    I'll try to get you...
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    That's for the advice and the link. I was under...

    That's for the advice and the link. I was under the impression all TiVo's on one account had to be in the same household; I didn't realize that restriction only applies to getting the MSD. Obviously...
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    MRV with TiVo HDs on another account

    I'll preface this post with this: if what I want to do borders on this site's "no stealing service/guide data/etc" stance, I have no problem removing the post. It's not my intention to get something...
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    If you had already activated 30-sec-skip using...

    If you had already activated 30-sec-skip using the remote control macro (SPS-3-0-S) and then apply the tivoapp patch afterwards, I believe it reverts back to the default Skip function. You'll have to...
  87. Trying to get a cross compiler working on Linux...

    Trying to get a cross compiler working on Linux PPC and I keep running into this problem:


    [root lzo-2.04]# $PREFIX/bin/$TARGET-gcc -v -o hello1 hello.c
    Reading specs from...
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    And you get no audio hiccups at all? Via analog...

    And you get no audio hiccups at all? Via analog audio or digital out?

    I couldn't figure out what was causing it, so I just converted all of the videos with the older tytompg and reinserted them to...
  89. The audio issues seem to be a known problem (read...

    The audio issues seem to be a known problem (read pages 1-3). I just experienced the same thing converting my DirecTiVo programs for my TiVo HD. tytompg 0.21 (the latest version in the old thread)...
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    Sticky: I seem to have misplaced my TiVo HD/XL hybrid...

    I seem to have misplaced my TiVo HD/XL hybrid image. Could somebody please help me out with a copy? Thanks!
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    Do you remember what version of tytompg you were...

    Do you remember what version of tytompg you were using and how old the recordings are?

    Some of the shows I'm trying to reinsert are from 2002-2003, not sure if that makes a difference.

    Edit: I...
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    That's been my workflow since last night (tmf ->...

    That's been my workflow since last night (tmf -> tytompg or tytotivo -> TTCB/pyTiVo). Unfortunately, that doesn't work so well going from DirecTiVo -> TiVo HD apparently.

    Being that tytompg takes...
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    Here's the relevant discussion on this problem: ...

    Here's the relevant discussion on this problem:

    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=58397 (Pages 1-3)

    Looks like the problem was never resolved. I've been using mplex to recode the...
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    Seems to be an issue with the formatting of the...

    Seems to be an issue with the formatting of the mpeg file tytompg (part of tytotivo) spits out. If I use hdemux to get the elemental streams, then use ffmpeg to join them, then create the .tivo file...
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    That's pretty much what I'm doing now, but...

    That's pretty much what I'm doing now, but unfortunately I keep running into one issue.

    I'm using tytotivo to convert the files to .tivo format, then TiVoDesktop OS X to copy them to the TiVo HD....
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    Thanks, Jamie. I didn't realize the tystream...

    Thanks, Jamie. I didn't realize the tystream format changed.


    That's what I was working on today (pyTiVo/streambaby), but if that's my only option I'll have to work on figuring out a way to keep...
  97. Did you try to manually load the ax8817x.o...

    Did you try to manually load the ax8817x.o module? If you created the symbolic link, it should be:

    insmod /lib/modules/ax8817x.o


    If you didn't, usbnet.o is the ax8817x module:

    insmod...
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    Inserting Shows into TiVo HD

    I'm transitioning my 3 DirecTiVos to TiVo HDs over the next few weeks. On one of my DirecTiVos, I have saved recordings dating back to 2003/2004. I've been extracting all of these shows via tivoweb...
  99. I'll see if I can rewrite the OP's situation so...

    I'll see if I can rewrite the OP's situation so others can give their opinions, and I'll give my own near the end.

    Basically he has a single distribution point in his house where two SAT lines...
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    Superpatch is a script that modifies specific...

    Superpatch is a script that modifies specific locations inside the "tivoapp" file on the TiVo. tivoapp basically runs the entire TiVo interface/software.

    The list of commands I gave you takes your...
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    Well... That was fast. It was the first patch I...

    Well... That was fast. It was the first patch I disabled. The Backdoor patch is causing the behavior in the guide to change. If you don't need the backdoor patch, you can disable it using this...
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    That's the thing.. it doesn't seem to be a...

    That's the thing.. it doesn't seem to be a Superpatch problem. I removed the SP from my 6.2a DTiVo and it still advances a full page.

    What's the behavior in the List guide?

    OP: are you...
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    Does the iPad interface only work on the same...

    Does the iPad interface only work on the same network or does it work over the internet? I was under the impression it uses the same protocol used by TiVo for the "real time connection" that lets you...
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    Sorry, as you have already figured out, I...

    Sorry, as you have already figured out, I misunderstood your original description.

    All of my TiVos running 6.2a superpatch act the way you describe (full page scroll when hitting the top/bottom of...
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    That is not normal operation after installing the...

    That is not normal operation after installing the superpatch.

    You might want to check by restoring the original tivoapp, restarting, and checking the guide again. If it goes back to normal, then...
  106. Might be a little off topic, but does rewriting...

    Might be a little off topic, but does rewriting the same part of a HD actually cause "wear" on those sectors? I've never heard that before (for magnetic storage, anyway).
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    I've kept my 4 DTiVos on 6.2a for MRV. The HME...

    I've kept my 4 DTiVos on 6.2a for MRV. The HME replacement doesn't come close to the ease of use of TiVo's built in software, imo.

    It really comes down to if you want MRV or if the benefits of...
  108. Did you use the newest mfslive CD? Your normal...

    Did you use the newest mfslive CD?

    Your normal linux box won't see the partitions unless you compile a new kernel with Apple Partition Map support modified with the TiVo patches.

    You could also...
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    According to a couple posts on the forum lately,...

    According to a couple posts on the forum lately, there seems to be a consensus that bufferhack causes some issues on new systems (my box would randomly completely hang when changing channels after a...
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    Just installed 11.0j on my TiVo HD and applied...

    Just installed 11.0j on my TiVo HD and applied the patches. Seems to be working fine. Thanks!
  111. 1. Did you happen to upgrade the harddrive with a...

    1. Did you happen to upgrade the harddrive with a WD Green drive? Those drives cause a problem where the TiVo cannot soft restart

    2. Yes, I believe it was the "nopromos" patch that causes VOD to...
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    I've been having the same problem on my TiVo HD...

    I've been having the same problem on my TiVo HD with bufferhack. It'll randomly completely hang. Nothing significant in the logs and no way to reboot without pulling the power. I'll try disabling...
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    If you just restored the drive from a truncated...

    If you just restored the drive from a truncated image, you won't have a /var partition yet (partition 9). You can just boot the tivo with the restored drive once (to the TiVo menu), and then follow...
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    First, a big thanks to Anonymous and Tivo4mevo....

    First, a big thanks to Anonymous and Tivo4mevo. Their script is excellent and works really well.

    Just wanted to write-up my process of getting guide data for ClearQAM channels on my TiVo HD incase...
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    Sticky: Looking for a plain TivoHD image. Anybody got...

    Looking for a plain TivoHD image. Anybody got one?

    Edit: Got the Hybrid TiVo HD / TiVo HD XL image if anybody wants that, send me a PM. Still would like to get my hands on an original THD image.
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    If it works in Mono, it'll work on an Intel Mac...

    If it works in Mono, it'll work on an Intel Mac as well.

    I'll have to make some time to try it out next weekend.

    As for my attempts to port the original source code to Intel OS X, I ran into...
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    1. Using the sequence outlined by jt1134, you'd...

    1. Using the sequence outlined by jt1134, you'd have to pull the drive after each update. This would most likely be what you want to do anyway. Trying to hack in place before the upgrade takes place...
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    The first step is doing the PROM modification. If...

    The first step is doing the PROM modification. If you're very comfortable with soldering surface mount components and reprogramming chips, you can do it yourself. If not, there are some people in the...
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    For the TiVo HD, you must modify the PROM to use...

    For the TiVo HD, you must modify the PROM to use any software modifications. This required soldering, removing a chip on the motherboard and replacing it with another.

    There's no way to hack it...
  120. Thread: Dead DSR-708

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    As long as encryption was disabled before all the...

    As long as encryption was disabled before all the shows were recorded, they'll play fine on the new Tivo (just run 51killer.tcl). If encryption was not disabled, you'll have to jump through a couple...
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    Yes. TiVo OS 6.4 uses a variation of the 2.4.20...

    Yes. TiVo OS 6.4 uses a variation of the 2.4.20 kernel, so either the TiVo OS 3.1.5 or TiVo OS 7.2.2 kernel will work with it.

    Unless I'm mistaken, TiVo OS 3.1.5, 6.x, 7.x, 8.x, and 9.x all use a...
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    The kernel that came with TiVo OS 3.1.5 and TiVo...

    The kernel that came with TiVo OS 3.1.5 and TiVo OS 7.2.2 are both Linux 2.4.20 Kernels. Both of them can be used with killhdinitrd.

    TiVo OS 6.2 also uses a Linux 2.4.20 kernel, so you can...
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    Either 3.1.5 or 7.2.2-oth-K1 for 6.2 software...

    Either 3.1.5 or 7.2.2-oth-K1 for 6.2 software (you need a Linux 2.4.20 kernel).
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    Sounds like they've made a lot of improvements....

    Sounds like they've made a lot of improvements. MRV would be amazing.

    I'm still a DirecTiVo hold out. I'm running 2 HDVR2s, 1 SD-DVR40 and 1 DSR708. They all work great, after years of use... I...
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    Mac OS X has no problem recognizing the tivo...

    Mac OS X has no problem recognizing the tivo partition map. To actually modify partitions, you'll need to install something that will read ext2/3 filesystems. This is the only way I know of, but it...
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    Hope everything is ok with your house! Does...

    Hope everything is ok with your house!

    Does anybody have a copy of the mjpegtools-1.8-tivoserver package? Trying to compile the latest tivoserver on my Linux box and I'm stuck at that point.
    ...
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    Do you have the image file handy? What's the size...

    Do you have the image file handy? What's the size of the file? I haven't looked at the hinsdale how-to in awhile, but usually you make a shrunken MFS backup to an image file which results in the...
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    The image will restore the OS and settings, but...

    The image will restore the OS and settings, but obviously not the recordings. If you don't care about the recordings, then you don't really need to do any of what I posted before.

    The image also...
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    Then you basically have 1 option: Make a...

    Then you basically have 1 option:

    Make a backup of your current drive. Then follow one of the walkthroughs on hacking the TiVo. If you don't care about any of the network-based hacks, all you'll...
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    Is your current HDVR2 hacked? If so, it's a very...

    Is your current HDVR2 hacked? If so, it's a very easy process. You just move the old HD into the new TiVo, boot it up, login and run 51killer.tcl. Everything will work fine.

    If it's not hacked,...
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    Unfortunately, WinMFS cannot expand an already...

    Unfortunately, WinMFS cannot expand an already manually expanded drive, so it's not an option.

    I'm using some of Jamie's old scripts to get the drive expanded at the moment.
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    Finding old walk-through

    Hey,

    I'm looking to upgrade my 160GB HD to a 500GB HD (finally). This is still the same drive I've had from 40GB -> 40+80GB -> 120GB -> 160GB all while keeping recordings. The 120 to 160 jump...
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    Any progress on vstream? Thanks a lot!

    Any progress on vstream?

    Thanks a lot!
  134. if you have busybox still on the drive (you...

    if you have busybox still on the drive (you should), netcat (nc) also works well. I believe the tivo might also come with a built in HTTP or FTP client.

    Good to know rz works over TCP though....
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    Not sure if that's the thread I made or not, but...

    Not sure if that's the thread I made or not, but Jamie also gave me a similar outline when I was doing the same process. It worked great. Takes some time, but definitely worth it.
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    The update will only apply once it's downloaded...

    The update will only apply once it's downloaded off the Satellite. So as long as you don't plug in a satellite, it won't download the update.
  137. Yeah.. I was actually in the middle of setting up...

    Yeah.. I was actually in the middle of setting up a VPN connection between my home TiVos and my TiVo here at school, so I wasn't as much interested in why it wasn't connecting to the wireless, I just...
  138. No need to change the service code really.. ...

    No need to change the service code really..

    Just run 51killer.tcl to get rid of any error messages.
  139. Got it working... Not exactly sure what the...

    Got it working...

    Not exactly sure what the problem was, but I updated the wireless adapter to the latest firmware and I also replaced the entire "/lib/modules" directory with one from a TiVo I...
  140. TiVo will not associate with wireless networks

    Running a DirecTiVo with 6.2a superpatched, backported drivers, etc. I have a D-Link DWL-122 that I've been using for years.

    I recently reformatted the tivo and loaded on a 3.1.1e image onto the...
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    You're going to need to do the Oval dish and then...

    You're going to need to do the Oval dish and then you can use the existing 2 lines for the first TiVo, but you'll need to run 2 additional lines straight from the dish into the second TiVo. The oval...
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    What TiVo SW Version? It's probably in your...

    What TiVo SW Version?

    It's probably in your rc.sysinit.author file...

    If you're running 6.x on a DTiVo, then you'll either need to apply the newest superpatch to get the Networking menu or use...
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    If you're copying all your recordings, then yeah,...

    If you're copying all your recordings, then yeah, it takes a long time. I would forget about the recordings ( you could use MRV later if you want to get them) and just run mfsbackup to make the basic...
  144. You could've easily just run dos2unix on the file...

    You could've easily just run dos2unix on the file that was uploaded via the OS X FTP client.
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    If your other unit is hacked, then you can very...

    If your other unit is hacked, then you can very easily copy the disk out of one of the hacked machines, put it into the other TiVo and run "51killer.tcl". This will get rid of the Security issue...
  146. Well there ya go ;) I did not know PTVnet...

    Well there ya go ;)

    I did not know PTVnet installed its own drivers. Stupid that they seem to have less compatibility than the ones that ship with the TiVo.
  147. product 077b 2219 Linksys WUSB11 v2.6 That's...

    product 077b 2219 Linksys WUSB11 v2.6

    That's listed in the original usb.map of 6.2a. So it should be working with absolutely no problems. Have you messed with the modules for USB/networking at all...
  148. I'm pretty sure they should get the newest...

    I'm pretty sure they should get the newest updates over the SAT. Exactly what version of the TiVo OS are they running now?

    If the test calls are failing, you're not putting the proper information...
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    Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. I...

    Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. I forgot all about those programs. Guess I have a weekend project now.
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    Interesting... At least that's better than the...

    Interesting... At least that's better than the "no, it's not possible" answer ;)

    I started writing some code that would extract the GZ slices based off the installSw scripts, but then hit the wall...
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