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    thanks.....

    thanks.....
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    Thanks Mr. Black51...So I don't need something...

    Thanks Mr. Black51...So I don't need something specific for sat lines like a multi-switch? A regular splitter wil be OK? (or an amplified dist. as you mentioned).
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    A cabling question please...

    :confused: At work we have 17 dtv receivers, each tuned to a different station, some locals in there as well. All the outputs are mixed into a single board , causing all to mix into a single output....
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    hard drive question...

    I pulled the hd out of my drs6k and replaced it with a larger one. Obviously the original is linux. How can I now format out the hd? My win98 machine can't recognize it?
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    increase 30 min delay?

    I read or heard somewhere that it is possible to increase the 30 min delay to 60 min. Is this correct, and if so, can someone point me in the right direction? I have a couple of dsr6k's.......thanks...
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    thank you sir!

    do you know if the remote access id change will stay through a power outage or reboot?
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    thanks war....but these are both series1....and i...

    thanks war....but these are both series1....and i need an answer BEFORE i but the 2nd unit.....
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    remote control question

    i'm looking to get another DTiVo. i have a dsr6k and i'm looking to get a t60. do the two remotes operate on different frequencies? i want to have both in the same room and don't one remote to...
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    SA Tivo question..

    Bere with me all...can't seem to find what I'm looking for with a search. I have a dsr6k modified with superzap's progy. I'm wondering if a stand alone tivo can be modified to avoid the service fees...
  10. Thread: Demo problem

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    Demo problem

    Have SZ's 2.5.2 installed. Running like a champ.I had to reboot and suddenly the dsr6k goes into demo mode. I have fixdemo active (shows active #12) What can I do to get fixdemo running?:confused:
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    Thanks guys!

    Thanks guys!
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    oval dish alignment

    Looking to check if I can "fit"between the trees for a triple oval. I have an old "Dish 500" laying aound. It has 2 lnb's labeled 110 & 119. My question is, can I use this dish to check for the 101...
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    Sticky: dss....

    You have to run midupdate2.tcl first.
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    Thanks DSB...

    Thanks for the quick response. I love this site. Now, I know to do a search first before asking questions, and I did, however, I could not find detailed instructions on HOW to write to cron. If...
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    I use Superzaps v2.5.2 Can I use the cron...

    I use Superzaps v2.5.2 Can I use the cron version that is included in his upgrade to accomplish this? I don't want to bump up to v3.1 if I don't have to.
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    Too Simple...or Too Hard ????

    If reloading midupdate2.tcl then #60,xx restores the locals (if even for a day), is there a way to automatically run those commands on a timer like we do with fixdemo or noppv??? The concept seems...
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    Clear and Delete Everything ?

    In v2.5.2, does the "Clear and delete everything" option do the same as re-intalling 2.5.2 fresh? I can't get my locals to stick. I had to pull the HD last time, reintall 2.5 then 2.5.2, to get...
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    Sticky: Has anything new happened of late?

    v2.5.2, had locals up and holding for a month or two. Woke up one morning in early August to find locals were gone (still can't figureout why they flew). Did the reset guide and program data thing....
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    Sticky: Plackslayer...

    You need to do the "Reset program data and to do list", then run your midupdate2.tcl, then do your #60,XX and reboot. yeah you'll lose your passes and to do's, but that's the price to pay to get up...
  20. Thread: What to do....

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    Now I'm really confused. Hyperterminal works...

    Now I'm really confused. Hyperterminal works fine. Reinstalled TeraTermPro and stll have the same problem. Is there a setting I can change within the program to fix thi???
  21. Thread: What to do....

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    that's how it appears. That's not the actual name.

    that's how it appears. That's not the actual name.
  22. Thread: What to do....

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    What to do....

    Haven't messed around with anything....started TeraTerm to do some work, window opens, shows me all 0's. It shows I'm in directory /000/0000# which I know is /var/hack# Rebooted both the computer...
  23. Thread: ppv flag

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    YES, thanks

    YES, thanks
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    Somewhere a while back someone posted a file to...

    Somewhere a while back someone posted a file to delete, I believe in the /var/hack/xPlusz directory (but I'm not sure), that may hold the flag. Anyone remember the link to that post? Did a search,...
  25. Thread: ppv flag

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    ppv flag

    Hi all, Running 2.5.2 with #3,3599 I am unable to record any ppv's. Any ideas?:confused:
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    multiswitch question...

    What is the longest run of cable anyone has used with a powered 5x8 and when using a powered multiswitch, should the switch be closer to the dish or the ird or doesn't it matter???
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    satellite question...

    Sat calculator shows (in my area long 42.87N, lat 78.92W) the 101 bird is azmith 210.8, elevation 35.8 and the 119 bird azmith 231, elevation 26.3 I thought the 119 bird was higher in the sky than...
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    Just picked up a 5x8. Here's my question. Coming...

    Just picked up a 5x8. Here's my question. Coming from my oval, 2 outputs go directly to my DTivo, leaving 2 output free. Can I connect those 2 to the 5x8 (one one lnbA & one one lnbB) and then use...
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    I have a couple of non-plus irds that appear ok

    I have a couple of non-plus irds that appear ok
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    Absolutely!

    yes
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    Let's simplify things...

    Took all the multiwitches out of the equation. The eliptical dish has a built in multiswitch with 4 outputs. I took 2 of the outputs and connected them directly to sat1 & sat2 of my DTivo. The dish...
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    Transponder loss...

    I have been up/running for quite awhile. In one house I run a Cmaster system, 3m system, legit sub systm and an A/se (my fav) running a dual tunner DTivo. Off the dish in my basement I run a 3x4...
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    Sticky: Supezap

    Would you please post a DETAILED explanation of exactly what #61, 62, 63 do AND where they do it?
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    If I read you correctly, look in the...

    If I read you correctly, look in the /var/hack/xPlusz directory.:D
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    Can you expand on what you mean by "numeric vs....

    Can you expand on what you mean by "numeric vs. named"? Do you mean that #2 shows up in the guide, but Wxxx or NBC does not?:confused:
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    Sticky: Locals are back!!!

    Thanks to all!:D
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    Sticky: Dark...or anyone...

    After the clear data & to do, do I need to rerun midupdate and #60,4?
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    Sticky: a little help o wise ones...

    as stated before, was getting cleveland locals w/2.5.2 The system crashed, had to reimage w/2.5, then upgraded to 2.5.2. I ran midupdate.tcl 43, then #60,4. The guide for cleveland locals shows...
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    Sticky: A new wrinkle...

    my whole system crashed. reimaged w/2.5, upgraded w/2.5.2. now my locals guide is populated appropriately, but when i tune in, i get "channel not avalable".....it was available yesterday????
    Anyone?...
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    me too

    Same thing happened to me yesterday! 2.5.2 working great or months, then all of a sudden my dsr6k starts going into this poweringup loop. Reformated, reimaged, same loop. Unplugged th fan for the...
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    you guys are funny...

    A guy wants to know to blow up a balloon, you teach him how make latex.:D
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    I'm using v2.5.2 I don't want to do a...

    I'm using v2.5.2 I don't want to do a re-install. Don't want to redo all my settings. Just want to simply copy the files over.
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    Channels.dat, Channels0.dat.....

    I modified the hell out of mine. I looking for these 6 stock files...channels.dat, channels0.dat, channelsM.dat, main.dat, main0.dat and mainM2.5.2.dat

    thanks ahead of time:D
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    Sticky: Don't forget, make sure you use the...

    Don't forget, make sure you use the selectlocals.tcl for 2.5.2 If you use the earlier version for 2.5, the no-no gremlin craps in your system(in mine anyway)!:eek:
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    Sticky: reread my steps....

    Sorry, forgot the last 2 steps. They're edited in now...3 posts back. ;)
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    Sticky: Got 2 locals!

    Read on another site, tried it (what the hell, that's why we test, right?) and it worked! I have Zaps 2.5.2 upgrade on a dsr6k. I too lost my locals last week and could only get one market at a...
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    Mr. Bubbles....

    I do not believe this is not, at least entirely, a voltage problem. I have same length cables and even added a signal booster. (I have tried a passive one, but then added the ac powered one). I saw...
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    I would like to file share. I would like to be...

    I would like to file share. I would like to be able to move files between computers like we used to with direct connection. I just want to do it wireless.

    edit: I CAN ping the laptop from the...
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    ip by DHCP. Don't know how to ping.

    ip by DHCP. Don't know how to ping.
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    I incorrectly stated that I had a hub. I do...

    I incorrectly stated that I had a hub. I do infact have a router. I can be on the net with all computers at the same time. Therefore, all computers have their own ip address. Any other ideas?
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    Telnet/Airnet question...

    Kind of a simple question, but here goes....I am thinking of Airneting my dsr6k. I am stumped on one thing though. I currently have a cable modem connected to a D-Link wireless hub. My laptop...
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    Tic, Tic, Tic.....

    My hd sounds like a friggen clock. There's always hd activity. Kind of sounds like a computer does during defrag. Is this normal? Or there someway to curtail this?
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    Not a power issue I'm sure. I only run 1 hd and...

    Not a power issue I'm sure. I only run 1 hd and have no extras... still does it every once in awhile. Trees and clouds are not the issue (though weather can be), because my view is unobstructed to...
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    Viden...

    Same problem here. It's occasional and an annoyance at best. The only way around it is to switch to the second tuner and watch whatever you are current watching on tuner1. That somehow frees up...
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    Thanks superzap....

    GOT IT! Now, since my Dial Prefix is "9," can I assume that I can leave the phone line plugged in and an outgoing call will never happen?
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    OK, installed phoneConfig, made it executable,...

    OK, installed phoneConfig, made it executable, typed
    tivosh ./phoneConfig DialInPrefix 9, It appears to have accepted the command. However, when I use my remote and go to the phone config...
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    Is there a file I can edit to replace the *67...

    Is there a file I can edit to replace the *67 with a 9 ? If I try to do it with the remote, it tries to dial out and fails if the line is unplugged.
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    Sz

    so NOPHONE still allows the unit to call out? and my prefix was at *67 whatever that is.....
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    If the unit DID call out, what info did it send?...

    If the unit DID call out, what info did it send? I accidentally left my "test" card in overnight with the line plugged in. CallerId and NOPHONE were active as well. I also noted this line in the...
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    Which log file? And in which directory?

    Which log file? And in which directory?
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    C'mon guys.....

    50 reads and no replies????
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    Did I screw the pooch???

    I'm using 2.5.2 with NOPHONE installed via xPlusz. I was testing the CallerID function and had left the phone line pluged in overnight. I was using a "test" card at the time and left it in the...
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    I'm using 2.5.2 I'm attempting to gather 2 sets...

    I'm using 2.5.2 I'm attempting to gather 2 sets of locals...Clev & DC. Cleveland stays put, but D/C wains and gives me problems.
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    Another locals problem....

    No more TBA on the locals...but, not I get a guide that says, "Upcoming:cops" or "Upcoming:This or that" .... The current data is gone. What's up with this???
  65. Thread: linux question

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    so far, so good...

    Now, what is the difference between channels.dat, channels0.dat and channelsM.dat? (as well as main.dat, main0.dat and mainM2.5.2.dat?) What I'm looking to do is to replace the appropriate .dat file...
  66. Thread: linux question

    by GreggRN
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    linux question

    If I'm at bash, what exact linux command do I type to find where the channel.dat file is located. I'm using SuperZaps 2.5.2 if that makes a difference.
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    SuperZap....

    Using your 2.5.2 upgrade. Where is the channels.dat file kept?
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    ^

    ^
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    What directory holds the mvch files and the...

    What directory holds the mvch files and the channel.dat file? The problem I am now having is that I edit my channels and they stay put for about a day, then the edits disappear and channels that I...
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    bberg

    Don't want to pull the thing apart again. I'm looking for an edit/mod I can do from bash. To be honest, I just barely and I emphasise BARELY, have a working knowledge of linux. I don't really know...
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    2.5.2 channel.dat question

    Finally have the locals populated like I want them. Edited out the ones I don't want, moved the ones where I want them. Here's the question, how and what do I save, so that if I have a power failure,...
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    If I execute #21 NOPHONE and #30 CALLERID, will...

    If I execute #21 NOPHONE and #30 CALLERID, will the callerID function and still prevent the unit from ever dialing out?
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    dude....

    set the port speed to 115200 in teraterm and then save the settings. you should thn get bash.
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    Riddle me this....

    Has anyone noticed, or is it just me, that only the NBC logo shows up in the "Now Showing" list? No other stations are identified with logos......:rolleyes:
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    xPlusz #67 help

    Can someone give me the correct sequence. I want to move DC5 (market 21, channel 5) to channel 2. I've tried a bunch of combos like #67,21,5,2....but 5 stays on 5......any help please.
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    Caller-ID question...

    Running 2.5.2 Is there a way to use the caller-id function and tell the DTivo not to ever callout?
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    Sticky: estes rocket scientist here....

    With 2.5.2 and midupdate, I know FINALLY have 2 local markets. Tried all sorts of combos, kept getting locals to show up in the guide, but was hard hit with the dreaded TBA. Anyway, can midupdate be...
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    Bump

    Bump
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    locals question...

    With 2.5.2 working, and running the provided mvchannels, does ANYONE get more than one set of locals in the 1-99's that also receives guide data? I can get multiple locals in the 1-99's, but no guide...
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    xPlusz question

    Ok, got all working well with 2.5.2 What is the function/difference #60 addlocs, #61 mvch reset, #62 mvch dumplog, #63 mvch reload????
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    ewhwn58...

    Although I believe due to some rule changes it's not forbiden, talking about DTV hacking is defininately frowned upon here at this site. Why not restate a specific question pertaining to Tivo only.:o
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    WOW....

    2 days and no replies yet! Well here's another question to add to the so far unanswered ones. What is the difference between #3 & #23 #5 & #22 #6 & #24 ???
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    xPlusz and mvchannels

    I'm looking for an exact blow by blow on how to use mvchannels in 2.5.2 with xPlusz. I see listing of #60 and #67 but I don't undrstand the combinations. I don't understand the steps in the correct...
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    Colombus locals

    Colombus locals located at 892-902. They ar channels 4, 6, 10, 28, 34, 51 & 53
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    Captain my Captain....

    Although there is little documentation to be found, Richmond (RC) is indeed available 873-879. Also, this appears to be a national feed because it shows up in everyones spot beam. Actually I believe...
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    Some upgrade questions...

    Ok, I have v2.5 installed, hacks running, all is good except occasionally the unit (dsr6k) locks up. I have to pull the plug to reboot it. I hear that v2.5.2 is "more stable". That is my sole purpose...
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    Where's th BEST place...

    25Xtreme with Kravens update. Where is the best place to install hacks such as selectlocals, fixdemo, sc so that they run daily? I understand that /var/hack is removed by Kraven. Should I remake that...
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    Should have read first....but

    Did I screw the pooch here? For some reason my dsr6k went into demo mode. Since I couldn't restart while in demo, I unplugged the unit and after restart I opted to "prepare unit for customer". Soon...
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    yeah, i know how to do it that way....i was just...

    yeah, i know how to do it that way....i was just looking for a one button shortcut
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    Button shortcuts?

    My replaytv remote allows me to advance 12 hours at a time, but the tivo remote allows only 2 hour advances at a time. Is there a macro or a code to enter to get this function?
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    Read the thread.....

    And followed it through. Still don't get Mags or Cases. Quick question....I downloaded the last listed sc.tcl into the /var/hack directory, made it executable, executed it 2 different ways....1)...
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    Anyone have sc.tcl AND Kravens working?

    Anyone have these two working together? I downloaded PGM's sc.tcl, placed in the /var/hack directory, made it executable, typed /var/hack/sc.tcl It did its thing. Still no Mags or cases....any...
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    HQS...

    Making TeraTerm Faster
    Speed up serial access to your DTiVo
    File(s) Needed: n/a

    At Bash prompt enter:

    stty 115200

    On the TeraTerm menu, click Setup, then Serial Port. Change the Baud rate...
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    dsr6000 hangs up

    Every once and awhile, my dsr6k just locks up. 120hd, 2.5xtreme, kravens update. All works like a clock 24/7.....then every once and awhile.....lock-up and I have to unplug unit to get a reboot. Any...
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    You da man!!!

    Worked like a charm....should I now unmount to put back like it was??? And if so....what it the command?
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    Need a Linux Guru...

    Quick senerio...Xtreme25, then Kravens update. Tried to noppv.tcl because it didn't seem to take well with Kravens. At a certain point, #cp TClient-lib.itcl TClient-lib.itcl.bak I am told that file...
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    Does it truely matter ? Does (should) the larger...

    Does it truely matter ? Does (should) the larger drive be the "A"?
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    selectlocals quetion

    Potentially easy question....I activated selectlocals.tcl CO CN CL DT DC PI BA How do I eliminate PI & BA from the command line? Do I simply retype it with the locals I want ? Secondly, if I want to...
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    No, never backed up, (linux is a foriegn language...

    No, never backed up, (linux is a foriegn language to me). But if I can't get into unit because it won't boot, I couldn't restore, right?
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    Valid 2.5.2.iso image needed

    Can someone point me in the direction of a good 2.5.2xtreme image? The one at Pitou is corrupt and is even documented as such on their site.:confused:
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    Cannot boot kernal error message

    Ok, have a dsr6k, single 120g hd, 2.5xtreme, touched, selectlocals, and increased port speed to 115200. That's all I've done. Just got it and unit seemed to work fine for a day. This evening, I came...
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    Need Phillips dsr6k manual

    Can anyone point me to where I might get a manual for the Phillips dsr6000?
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    Generiq

    Can Kravens' update be done BEFORE I put the hd back in the dtivo unit?
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    Well I am a Newbie....

    Trying to understand guys....OK Xtreme a hd, put it back in DTivo unit, wait for updates, connect serial cable and get bash. HOW do you get bash? Does it just appear? Do I have to do something on...
  108. Thread: Do a search???

    by GreggRN
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    Do a search???

    A basic premise to all forums is read, read and read. And when your eyes stop bleeding, read a little more. I just got back from the Red Cross and feel better after my transfusion to replenish my...
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    Where is Xtreme?

    Who has the most updated version of 25Xtreme?
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    25xtreme is installed, hd is still in my pc. no...

    25xtreme is installed, hd is still in my pc. no what?
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    Selectlocals.tcl

    How do I install? Do I do it while the hd is still in the pc after applying 25xtreme?
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    Restoation error

    Keep getting error message: Restore failed: Decompression error ...98% Tried multiple restores/reboots, Tried reimaging another cd....any ideas? CD is primary master. HD is secondary master. CD...
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    yes you can....

    But most recommend making a new image on a new drive, so that your original is there as a backup. Conversly, I suppose you could just burn am image of your current drive as a backup.
  114. Thread: New to Tivo

    by GreggRN
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    Let me be more precise....

    I have a phillips dsr6k, 2 hd's - "A" is 100g, "B" is 120g. I will be emulating with CM. I get many locals on my spot beam. NY, Det, Columbus, Clev, Cinn & LA. Now I realize that I get NY & LA in the...
  115. Thread: New to Tivo

    by GreggRN
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    OK...

    So I don't need to do anything with the 40g drive, except put it on the shelf for posterity? And do I simply ignore that the 120g is already imaged? Do I place them in my pc with 100g as "A" and the...
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    ***** can't spell his own name!

    Can someone running this board help me? I'm SOOOooo literate, that I can't even spell my own name. I registered on this forum as GrggRN. Could someone please change this to GreggRN ?? I forgot the...
  117. Thread: New to Tivo

    by GreggRN
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    New to Tivo

    Just got a phillips dsr6000 from ebay. It comes to me with the original 40g hd and a 120g as drive B. Here's my question: I have a 100g hd at home that I'd like to replace the 40g with. What are the...
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