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    any ideas of how tivo can be backed up in situ...

    any ideas of how tivo can be backed up in situ and then xferred later???
  2. any details?

    any details?
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    yeah, have an OLD one on the way to the west...

    yeah, have an OLD one on the way to the west coast... that is my control.

    Darn scientists- always using controls... ;)
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    not getting ANY signal! Looking for advice

    been a while since I've posted here- pretty basic question so thought I'd skip to the newbies section. Basic install, though, not a hacking Q.

    Anyway, system (DSR6k) has been packed in a cardboard...
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    they "killed" one of ours in december and tried...

    they "killed" one of ours in december and tried to charge us 20.00 for the exchange.

    Called customer service, told them we had seen online that our card mysteriously died the same day they started...
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    That would be titled "Howtos only". Try...

    That would be titled "Howtos only".

    Try reading before asking questions. It will get you a lot farther here.
  7. type "pwd" and c/p the results here. type "ls"...

    type "pwd" and c/p the results here.

    type "ls" and c/p paste the results here (if ls doesn't work, type "echo *")
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    a momentary seizure in the lateral geniculate...

    a momentary seizure in the lateral geniculate nucleus? Or de-myelination of neurons in the retinal ganglion leading to temporary short-circuiting?
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    happened again sometime between 0030 and 0700 EST...

    happened again sometime between 0030 and 0700 EST today. Had to reboot one 6k, the other apparently recovered fine. Interestingly, the reboot had to be done on the DTivo modified with sc.tcl

    a...
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    bball, here too. 6K, not extreme'd.

    bball, here too. 6K, not extreme'd.
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    call tivo and upgrade to 2.5. otherwise, no...

    call tivo and upgrade to 2.5.

    otherwise, no (unless somebody has a recompiled trick up their sleeve).
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    you aren't going to break anything. why don't...

    you aren't going to break anything.

    why don't you just play with it and find out the anwers for yourself?
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    I guess you missed this thread:...

    I guess you missed this thread:
    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=9730

    if you don't know what a command does, use google to search for info.
  14. this might be more useful: ...

    this might be more useful:

    http://www.scottandmichelle.net/scott/dtv.html
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    double check the cable and jumper on HDs.

    double check the cable and jumper on HDs.
  16. oh yeah? read between the lines: ...

    oh yeah?

    read between the lines:



    where's that damn middle finger icon...
  17. what's with the rolling eyes? It wasn't a...

    what's with the rolling eyes?

    It wasn't a criticism of what you posted. :confused:
  18. if you want to donate for sle, go ahead. But I...

    if you want to donate for sle, go ahead.

    But I don't think we should start donating for scripts (unless you want to donate to keep the board running). JMO.
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    you see that big thread with 259 replies on the...

    you see that big thread with 259 replies on the front page with EXACTLY the same title as this one? read it.
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    ;) It must be interesting to show up on a...

    ;)

    It must be interesting to show up on a board and be immediately deified!
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    :mad: I don't want my tivo doing anything on...

    :mad:

    I don't want my tivo doing anything on its own! :)



    I never really got much out of the tivo suggestions that I wasn't already aware of. Others have, though, so clearly your mileage...
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    disable tivo suggestions in...

    disable tivo suggestions in messages&preferences|MyPreferences.
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    read PGMs comments at the beginning of the file.

    read PGMs comments at the beginning of the file.
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    it isn't a slice file, itself. i ran from...

    it isn't a slice file, itself.

    i ran from /var/hack...
  25. 232 based emu, 133 pentium with 16 meg in DSR6k -...

    232 based emu, 133 pentium with 16 meg in DSR6k - never IVACS, never freezes. I didn't do the extreme- I did it the long way when bubbaj's/etc prom mod and kernel mod originally came out (FWIW).
    ...
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    well, last night's download shows up! great...

    well, last night's download shows up!

    great job PGM- thanks for the script!
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    bueno!:D ran it- will check tomorrow AM. ...

    bueno!:D

    ran it- will check tomorrow AM.

    If this is the real PGM, you are the man.

    syn.
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    neat prog! works great. saving for the (next)...

    neat prog! works great.

    saving for the (next) rainy day my remote disappears!

    syn.
  29. we don't discuss those problems on this board. Go...

    we don't discuss those problems on this board. Go to a dtv board.
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    aahhh, the incredible shrinking hard drive. I...

    aahhh, the incredible shrinking hard drive. I remember that thread now...

    outstanding. Thanks for the answers. And thank you, RJ for the terse summary ;)

    heh, just realized you were responding...
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    just looking at the sports tivolution stuff, the...

    just looking at the sports tivolution stuff, the last listings are for 31 Jan (coincidence?) while the first listings (that I saw) were for last wednesday, making the slice encompass ~9 days, though...
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    east coast, mid-atlantic. I'm guessing...

    east coast, mid-atlantic.

    I'm guessing chainsaw is Iowa (just a guess based on 506_3, if that is the zip).
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    worked beautifully. downloaded ALL slice...

    worked beautifully.

    downloaded ALL slice files.
    un gz-ed in windows with winrar
    xferred to tivo /var/packages
    chmodded
    executed LoadSlice
    waited 20+ minutes
    have both tivolution and...
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    didn't bother to open the pdf link- i'll go back...

    didn't bother to open the pdf link- i'll go back and check.

    :(. Shoot.
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    The prototype that I've seen pictures of uses a ne2000 compatible 10/100 ethernet chip and an "Internet Processor" to handle the interface.

    The internet processor can also provide another com...
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    try this...

    try this link.
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    *Shrug* The metaphysics of Tivo. We all...

    *Shrug*

    The metaphysics of Tivo.

    We all come here for different reasons. Pragmatically, you can't be selective in allowing visitors based on their motivations.

    So this conversation cannot...
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    search engine.

    search engine.
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    for my system, no probs with stty 115200 in...

    for my system, no probs with

    stty 115200

    in .bashrc.
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    works fine for me!

    works fine for me!
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    Display JPEGs on your tivo!

    This was posted by The Jake over on avsforums... he put together a prog to display jpegs on your tivo through osd- just bash to tivo, transfer "jpegwriter" and the jpegs, then enter "jpegwriter...
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    Huh. I keep clicking on here to see the latest on...

    Huh. I keep clicking on here to see the latest on Showcases and Tivolution Magazine" and instead see more 25extreme questions.

    the thread is hijacked. :(
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    well, this thread is momentarily derailed :(

    well, this thread is momentarily derailed :(
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    I guess my sarcasm wasn't examined for meaningful...

    I guess my sarcasm wasn't examined for meaningful content :p
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    sure there is, although everybody still does it...

    sure there is, although everybody still does it the hard way because it is more sporting ;)
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    Your milage my very! LOL sorry, can't help it....

    Your milage my very! LOL

    sorry, can't help it. That is classic! :eek:
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    On one hand I understand the arguments of dsboyce...

    On one hand I understand the arguments of dsboyce regarding a "labor of love" as it were, but on the other I can see how mods such as XTREME can lead to the same problems DTV is suffering.

    When...
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    this is what I have been doing- same as CCC is...

    this is what I have been doing- same as CCC is doing.

    in rc.sysinit


    rm -rf /var/log
    mkdir /var/log


    was posted on here or AVS a long time ago. Been running it since 2.0
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    well, I wouldn't really know what to do with the...

    well, I wouldn't really know what to do with the image, but I'd like to check out the rc.sysinit- any chance you could post that?

    just curious what changes CCC made to the init.
  50. Thread: Tivo 2

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    moxi media hub functions are looking fine.

    moxi media hub functions are looking fine.
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    [small voice] not to complicate matter, but nero...

    [small voice] not to complicate matter, but nero worked great for me 3 separate times... [/small voice]
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    why would you put a HD on a shelf? Just back it...

    why would you put a HD on a shelf? Just back it up, write the backup to a CD and use the drive.

    Best bet is restore the backup to your 100g drive, test it. If the 100g drive works, then leave it...
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    If you call, they'll give it to you in about 2...

    If you call, they'll give it to you in about 2 minutes.

    phone numbers are available via search option.
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    1. kansas sucks. Ok, they are actually really...

    1. kansas sucks. Ok, they are actually really good (they did beat my beloved demon deacons this year, though last year's destruction by wake is still fresh in my mind :) )

    2. Other than manual...
  55. the virtual ram employs a quantum holography...

    the virtual ram employs a quantum holography storage system, emulating crystalline memory. Brand-new cutting-edge physics, employed to increase tivo storage by 50 gig!
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    blah, blah, blah... Of course, I could be...

    blah, blah, blah...

    Of course, I could be talking out of my a$$, too...

    edited- and I mostly was. Go to the following link- more info there.

    syn.

    ...
  57. No smooth- that unit uses internal RAM and...

    No smooth- that unit uses internal RAM and virtual RAM to increase effective hard drive space from 200Gig to 245Gig.

    Plus I think they added a codec to further compress the video.

    :)
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    you might be better off just purchasing the...

    you might be better off just purchasing the hacked t60.
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    chattr something in your var/hack directory. that...

    chattr something in your var/hack directory. that will stop the occasional loss on reboots. Have no idea WHY it happens, but protecting any file (I protect fixup) will stop it.

    can't help with...
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    if you spend a few minutes reading this site you...

    if you spend a few minutes reading this site you will know what to do.

    Unless you are really advertising?
  61. If I understand you, that is exactly how I first...

    If I understand you, that is exactly how I first upgraded to a hacked 2.5 (well, before xtreme)

    Surprise upgrade to 2.5. Later copied getprom and reverted to 2.01. Executed the hacked prom with...
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    read one of the spot beam threads. figure out...

    read one of the spot beam threads.

    figure out what region you're in (or go to DTV to figure it out).

    then figure out what locals you can get.

    new satellite, new locals system.
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    whoops- if so, my bad. Never used mvchannels...

    whoops- if so, my bad. Never used mvchannels except to reset pre-beam ;)

    in either case, the above should be true, no?
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    have you rebuilt your channels.dat database? IOW,...

    have you rebuilt your channels.dat database? IOW, are you using pre-spot beam info? If so, that is why a reset isn't working for you... dumpall and then reset. If you ran the mvchannels before spot...
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    how did it work?

    how did it work?
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    setpri is a tivosh command. Put a ? in tivosh to...

    setpri is a tivosh command. Put a ? in tivosh to get the command list. Just execute it at the bottom of your rc.sysinit before the script call. Supposedly everything beneath it will be set at low...
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    I don't have one on this system, but if you...

    I don't have one on this system, but if you search for fixup back around mid-late november, plenty of copies should show up. (try fixup or fixup02c).
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    yup, there's your answer. That's why you thought...

    yup, there's your answer. That's why you thought it was the directivo- 3.0 to 3.4.
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    viking-- did those other receivers magically...

    viking-- did those other receivers magically default to the correct "purchasing limit" when you plugged them in? Or did you just switch over from 2.3? Or are you lucky enough that whatever the...
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    trying to be as informative as I can without...

    trying to be as informative as I can without violating the following from Vadim
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    that "deleted /var/hack" has happened to me once...

    that "deleted /var/hack" has happened to me once or twice. I finally chattr'ed a file in the directory and it hasn't happened since.
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    "The changes were only necessary because of...

    "The changes were only necessary because of tivo." NO, the changes were necessary because you switched receivers without correctly configuring the new one.

    rationalize it any way you want. The...
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    If your locals are Miami or say MIA...

    then the problem is almost certainly NOT TIVO.

    I can recall at least 5 threads in the past ~week with this problem, including 2 today within hours of each other. It has nothing to do with locals...
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    LMAO!

    LMAO!
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    Things may need to settle a bit yet. Yesterday...

    Things may need to settle a bit yet.

    Yesterday AM I received the NY locals (ALL of them). As the day went along, I lost all but the big4 (2,4,5,7). Seems they either shifted channels from 101 to...
  76. make sure that 900s (or mvchannel) isn't running....

    make sure that 900s (or mvchannel) isn't running. If it IS running after you run reset, you'll have to run it again.

    Then run reset.

    Set your local byte.

    Then reboot.

    All good. Done on...
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    yes, get extended listings and pics for NE and E...

    yes, get extended listings and pics for NE and E regions. Still get LA, no denver or dallas.

    Guess this will simplify 900s quite a bit ;)
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    so far the overlaps seem extensive. Don't know if...

    so far the overlaps seem extensive. Don't know if that will last, though... I'm geographically in the middle of the east, but still getting the extended listings for northeast stations.

    Has...
  79. Thread: Bash ????

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    "While your unit is powering up, you should be...

    "While your unit is powering up, you should be hitting the enter key on your laptop. Timing is crucial"

    No, not on directivo running 2.5. :( If all is set up correctly, you can hook up and start...
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    a) are you sure you plugged the fan back in? a...

    a) are you sure you plugged the fan back in? a few minutes is pretty quick to overheat the hard drives, but...

    b) did you scan the hard drives for errors?

    that's all I can suggest.
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    I suggest reading the file entitled "newin3x"...

    I suggest reading the file entitled "newin3x" that came with sle.
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    on the same forum somebody claimed to have a map,...

    on the same forum somebody claimed to have a map, but couldn't figure out how to post it. The thread had "spot beam" in the title. I'll email him and ask for the map...


    edit- Nevermind, he just...
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    Not to get off on a tangent, bu I'm with RJ- can ...

    Not to get off on a tangent, bu I'm with RJ- can anybody tell me exactly what the send5505 command DOES (beyond "BERR test :) )? Executing it from bash as below (heh) blanked my feed until I...
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    NORTHEAST CBS WCBS 2 880 New York NY NORTHEAST...

    NORTHEAST CBS WCBS 2 880 New York NY
    NORTHEAST NBC WNBC 4 881 New York NY
    NORTHEAST Fox WNYW 5 882 New York NY
    NORTHEAST ABC WABC 7 883 New York NY
    NORTHEAST UPN WWOR 9 884 New York NY ...
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    MOUNTAIN Ind KTVK 3 884 Phoenix AZ MOUNTAIN CBS...

    MOUNTAIN Ind KTVK 3 884 Phoenix AZ
    MOUNTAIN CBS KPHO 5 885 Phoenix AZ
    MOUNTAIN PBS KAET 8 886 Phoenix AZ
    MOUNTAIN Fox KSAZ 10 888 Phoenix AZ
    MOUNTAIN Ind KPHZ 11 889 Phoenix AZ
    MOUNTAIN NBC...
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    EAST CBS WFMY 2 884 Greensboro NC EAST Fox WGHP...

    EAST CBS WFMY 2 884 Greensboro NC
    EAST Fox WGHP 8 885 Greensboro NC
    EAST NBC WXII 12 886 Greensboro NC
    EAST WB WTWB 20 887 Greensboro NC
    EAST ABC WXLV 45 888 Greensboro NC
    EAST UPN WUPN 48...
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    Spot Beam Stuff- starts tomorrow....

    got this list from dssforums- some guy compiled the info from directv.

    It is worth noting that- reportedly- the NY and LA channels in the 380-390 region will still be around!



    Summary of...
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    search avsforum (tivo community section)...

    search avsforum (tivo community section) underground archive section for ".cs22" - they have info on format, header and links to a file to convert targa images to tivo images.

    you can also find...
  89. the problem isn't DTivo, like others said. the...

    the problem isn't DTivo, like others said.

    the problem was solved by a file release about 20 hours ago.

    if you look, you'll have no problem finding it elsewhere.
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    maybe VLF/ULF? With the heartbeat as a carrier...

    maybe VLF/ULF? With the heartbeat as a carrier wave ;)
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    :eek:

    :eek:
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    Poll: look through rc.sysinit. At the very least, you...

    look through rc.sysinit. At the very least, you can translate 3 and 5 into something more meaningful.
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    it has only happened 1x since in the past month...

    it has only happened 1x since in the past month or so... whatever it was/is, seems to be infrequent.
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    Poll: 3. 299/299.

    3.

    299/299.
  95. like I said, I just use 900s because I had it...

    like I said, I just use 900s because I had it edited, set up and running fine ;) and I haven't had any probs, so no reason to change.

    If you are familiar with/prefer mvchannels, by all means use...
  96. well, if you watch the 900s script run by...

    well, if you watch the 900s script run by executing in bash, the less channels you are setting with every loop, the quicker it will run and the less CPU intensive it is. Taran's 900s runs through...
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    heck if I know. I commented out everything you...

    heck if I know. I commented out everything you posted weeks ago and nothing is going wrong, so... I also got rid of the fan control so my fan runs full blast all the time. I also tried to get rid of...
  98. Ok, the principle seems like it should be the...

    Ok, the principle seems like it should be the same.

    are you waiting until guide data populates after changing the local byte?

    I can only help you with 900s.tcl. I haven't used mvchannels for...
  99. I don't know what will/won't work if you aren't...

    I don't know what will/won't work if you aren't emulating.

    When you say you are changing a "locals byte", what do you mean?
  100. heh, I'm dealdatabase illiterate. here, try...

    heh, I'm dealdatabase illiterate.

    here, try again.

    ps- Taran's original 900s.tcl file can be found in a 19 page locals thread from about 5-6 days ago.
  101. below is a sample 900s file similar to the one I...

    below is a sample 900s file similar to the one I use. Notice I deleted most of the channels I didn't want, commented out the TA channels (just as an example), got rid of the PBS and AOL section. Also...
  102. OK, jed, if I understand what you are doing,...

    OK, jed, if I understand what you are doing, everytime you change the locals byte, the local channels WILL change. What you need to do once you've sequentially gotten guide date for all the locals is...
  103. yeah, as long as you reset and stop 900s or...

    yeah, as long as you reset and stop 900s or mvchannel from running when your reboot, the localsbyte trick SHOULD work. It just will take up to 2 hrs/locals...
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    just get the wife_upgrade.slice. Much nicer .cs22...

    just get the wife_upgrade.slice. Much nicer .cs22 image. Dual tuner functions are superb. You may have to spend more for her, but it is worth it...
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    thanks, superzap! I was just curious about the...

    thanks, superzap!

    I was just curious about the fixup deal and whatever other differences xtreme might have from my setup (rigged blindly!). I actually inactivate a lot more, logging commands, fan...
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    They probably commented out the 10 or so "syslog"...

    They probably commented out the 10 or so "syslog" comands and got rid of the klogd stuff, fan control, prom check, etc...

    Has anybody on these boards purchased or know of somebody who has...
  107. yes, AFAIK reset will HIDE all the local...

    yes, AFAIK reset will HIDE all the local channels, unless you are emulating, in which case the channels specified by the local byte will appear. I have no idea what will happen if you are paying for...
  108. Yes, you can use Taran's script (don't know about...

    Yes, you can use Taran's script (don't know about formulas) to specify any channel, anywhere. I'll post sample changes below. By changing the $num variable, you specify WHERE you want the channel to...
  109. Ok. I have no idea what that last sentence was...

    Ok. I have no idea what that last sentence was asking ;)... I am using Taran's script because I have already customized it by commenting out or deleting EVERY CHANNEL I didn't want. I also changed...
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    it should be part of your tivo install. If you...

    it should be part of your tivo install. If you want to check, go to tivosh and type "s" and press enter. setpri should come up in the subsequent list of commands.

    Just simply put the above line...
  111. OK, due to a distraction it just got a lot easier...

    OK, due to a distraction it just got a lot easier and doesn't require emulation.

    Just simply run mvchannels reset, and reboot. Let 900s (the locals prog I'm using) continue to run from rc.sysinit....
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    I see the confusion... when you try a DAILY...

    I see the confusion...

    when you try a DAILY CALL, what happens? My setup fails the test call (not that there is any point to it) but immediately succeeds on Daily. But then again, I've made a...
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  114. PM me. My web-based email has been down all day.

    PM me. My web-based email has been down all day.
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    how about you search for the ~17 page thread on...

    how about you search for the ~17 page thread on locals a week or two back and look for my post near the end of the thread. Details very specifically how to modify 900s to do what you want.
  116. I'd like to, but I'm not since this board does...

    I'd like to, but I'm not since this board does not give instruction on emulating. Read the "readme" for sle30 or sle31 and pay attention to the useage of purchase limits to set locals. If you AREN'T...
  117. small change to clarify things: 0- stop all...

    small change to clarify things:

    0- stop all guide data progs (mvchannels or 900s), comment out command lines to run them from rc.sysinit and reboot. All your locals will fill 1-99.
    1. enter...
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    "mvchannels.tcl reset"

    "mvchannels.tcl reset"
  119. Guide Data for any Locals- Inelegant but works.

    better stuff below.
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    as far as I know it does... I'm sort of applying...

    as far as I know it does... I'm sort of applying something I saw elsewhere to de-prioritize the 900s.tcl execution.

    Be careful how you use it- in other words, it might be a problem if you added...
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    the smart thing to do is plug it in before...

    the smart thing to do is plug it in before hacking it to make sure the hardware is good.
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    well, I'm not sure this is a solution that will...

    well, I'm not sure this is a solution that will work for you, but I was facing a slowing of guide data when 900s was running (invoked from rc.sysinit). I included a line immediately above the call...
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    click on the search button and enter "initrd"....

    click on the search button and enter "initrd". Read. All your questions about how are clearly detailed in several threads.

    If you need more help, focus on threads dealing with 2.5.
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    tell them your directional controls are messed...

    tell them your directional controls are messed up. Also that your channel/page are both written ON the channel u/d button. I've done it twice, no problems.
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    try using the power on/off diagnostic located...

    try using the power on/off diagnostic located behind the back panel, top left. Reach over the rear left corner, right where the back panel meets the top/side frame. The switch is directly behind the...
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    read.

    read.
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    why don't you read the thread where the scripts...

    why don't you read the thread where the scripts were developed? You'll find your answers there.

    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=4572
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    it happened to me the 1st time I tried with...

    it happened to me the 1st time I tried with sle32, but not since (out of 10-15x).
  129. fast_one- you got the holiday offer. The...

    fast_one- you got the holiday offer. The non-holiday offer doesn't provide ANY duration obligation beyond 1 month.
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    unless you're being asked to fill a 12 month...

    unless you're being asked to fill a 12 month contract, just sign, activate for 1 month and de-activate. Say you're giving it to a relative for Xmas if they ask (which they don't- remember they have...
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    If both LNBs are good, then the 2nd tuner is the...

    If both LNBs are good, then the 2nd tuner is the next obvious hardware answer.

    I don't know enough about to suggest anything else, other than setup issues (which it sounds like you've done...
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    1) Hopefully, just a bad LNB. When you switch...

    1) Hopefully, just a bad LNB. When you switch cables, are you switching at both the LNB AND the receiver, or just the LNB?

    2) You are using a dual-LNB, right?

    3) maybe a bad tuner.

    there's...
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    off the top of my head: try just entering...

    off the top of my head:

    try just entering "chmod +x *"

    if you still get no such file..., then your problem may be with with chmod, not the fixup file. For example, with the chmod attributes. ...
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    you probably shouldn't be recording your...

    you probably shouldn't be recording your emissions in the dark.

    Besides, a bedside lamp helps to see the playboy ;)
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    http://tivo.samba.org/index.cgi?

    http://tivo.samba.org/index.cgi?
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    the delay is set in 900s. open the file ...

    the delay is set in 900s.

    open the file

    read the first few lines

    change 2 to 3.
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    the only other suggestion I might have is to...

    the only other suggestion I might have is to increase your startup_delay to 3' and decrease the sleep to 7'.

    That extra minute made my execution from sysinit much more reliable.
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    :)

    :)
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    easy answer first. Is your primary set to master?...

    easy answer first. Is your primary set to master? Are you sure the IDE and power are fully plugged in? Are you sure the IDE isn't reversed?
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    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&th...

    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=4378
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    so, if I understand you, you think your tivo...

    so, if I understand you, you think your tivo boots, runs and records without running /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit?

    Probably the best thing for you to do is start by reading threads in this forum going...
  142. Thread: Alt.dss.hack

    by synthesis
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    alt.dss.hack :( these boards have taken a...

    alt.dss.hack :(

    these boards have taken a dramatic downturn over the past week.
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    go to avsforum and search in tivo tips and...

    go to avsforum and search in tivo tips and tricks.

    they have the most up-to-date list (to my knowledge).

    syn.
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    First, tight script formula- I just don't like...

    First, tight script formula- I just don't like how it waits for a channel to move before jumping it back- it messed up on of my recordings! Although it definitely was easier on my HD, I switched to...
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    channelz: try exec /bin/mvchannels.tcl use900s...

    channelz: try

    exec /bin/mvchannels.tcl use900s -loop=0 -sdelay=2 > /dev/null &

    exec comes first, path comes 2nd, filename comes 3rd. If you put in tvbin, it would be exec...
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    rant...

    This may help, rant,

    but I had to add an "exec" to the execution line in rc.sysinit to get 900s to run:

    exec /bin/locmod.tcl > /dev/null &

    (locmod is my truncated version of 900s)
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    3.2 with UTV support ON solved all my IVAC...

    3.2 with UTV support ON solved all my IVAC problems. Now running 2 dsr6ks, one with 232/7407 emu and the other with a single chip 203 emu (very nice- just like the 232/7407 but single chip and with...
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    a defective dtivo without an access card, without...

    a defective dtivo without an access card, without a functional hard drive, possibly without a remote, all for 127 + shipping?!?
    And you'll throw in the card for extra?


    Mythic, spend your money...
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    huh. I can get a brand new dsr6k with a good...

    huh. I can get a brand new dsr6k with a good 40gig HD from CC for 99.00 with only a 1 month service obligation...
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    I run fixup from TClient-lib.itcl, and it gives...

    I run fixup from TClient-lib.itcl, and it gives me "successful" IMMEDIATELY after the call is finished. All the details are changed appropriate to a successful call in the system info screens. IOW,...
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