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    My apologies for reviving an old thread.. Try...

    My apologies for reviving an old thread..

    Try using a DTV front panel. I put a front panel from a SIR S4080R on a TCD240080 and it works just fine. Although there is no record button, recording...
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    Plain Bill once suggested to me to drop in a disk...

    Plain Bill once suggested to me to drop in a disk image from a Phillips S1 DTivo. I want to say that this worked, but for the life of me, I can't remember which Sat T60 in the heap may have done...
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    At bash prompt type (even though you can't see...

    At bash prompt type (even though you can't see it) and hit return
    stty sane

    Once you see that this works, add it to your start up scripts.
    stty -a will show you current settings
    stty --help ...
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    I got all of the deleted files patched back in...

    I got all of the deleted files patched back in place along with hacks - all is well now :)

    A problem with serial bash. I have serial bash enabled, but on the Series 2.5 it does not echo print...
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    Yes, it mounts!! Thanks ScanMan!! I was in...

    Yes, it mounts!! Thanks ScanMan!! I was in can't-mount-what-you-can't-see-mode.
    debugfs /dev/hda7 works. Lsdel is reporting 141 deleted inodes found - it seems that more than just tvbin was...
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    I could wile away the hours Conferrin' with the...

    I could wile away the hours
    Conferrin' with the flowers
    Consultin' with the rain
    And my head I'd be scratchin'
    While my thoughts were busy hatchin'
    If I only had a backup.

    That doesn't sound...
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    Write "bak.b4u.hak" on the chalkboard 100 times..

    Verifying that TCD boots with modded prom and NO mods to HDD seem to be safe..


    Booting TCD with prom mod, HDD mods and the wrong kernel, obviously did not work, but also may not have caused any...
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    After hacking many Series2 SA's and DT's, tried a...

    After hacking many Series2 SA's and DT's, tried a Series2.5 SA (TCD540080 SW_8.3). Did the prom mod (2.28.1), verified that it boots with the patched prom image, then started hacking as usual;...
  9. EDIT: To convert HD to SD with slowly and ever...

    EDIT: To convert HD to SD with slowly and ever increasing loss of A/V sync (ffmpeg default) do this:
    ffmpeg -i show.hd.mpg -target ntsc-dvd show.sd.mpg:eek::confused:

    EDIT: To make ffmpeg pay...
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    TyTool10r4 doesn't like some mpegs?

    When I send a mpg to tytool to make key file, the tytool window closes and writes a single line in the log:

    Detected Tivo Type: VOB/MPEG File

    and the key file is empty.

    The mpeg in question...
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    This may be a case of the blind leading the...

    This may be a case of the blind leading the blind, but here goes.....

    Tytool's ability to process a ty file may depend on what Tivo software revision you are extracting from. This may explain why...
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    I'll try this:...

    I'll try this:
    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=260837&postcount=60
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    Wow! Thanks jt! Although the above (first post)...

    Wow! Thanks jt!
    Although the above (first post) worked through line 6 (to the TCD240) with no (or a few) audio dropouts, the lines 7 & 8 (to the HR10) results were very disappointing, with as many...
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    Success - HR10-250 - extract/edit/re-insert

    Using HR10-250 (6.3e), TCD240 (9.3.2b), PC (XP-SP3)

    HR10.//Throw Mama from the Train>mfs --> TyTool.10r4 --> PC.//Throw Mama from the Train.ty
    PC.//Throw Mama from the Train.ty --> tytompg-0.21...
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    got it
    thanks
  16. I looked at the date when the /State/Network...

    I looked at the date when the /State/Network thingy was created and it was the same day I got Tivo Desktop2.8 working with my DRT-800.

    Somewhere between the 3rd and 4th Scotch I connected the...
  17. /State/Network does not exist on HR10-250

    I have two HR10-250 DVR's, both
    running 6.3e with
    kill'd 7.2.2. -oth kernel
    (Version 2.4.20 (build@buildmaster50) (gcc version 3.3.4) #1 Tue Feb 14 20:
    55:02 PST 2006)
    Hacked af follows:
    Serial...
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    I opted for titanium and Scotch on the rocks. ...

    I opted for titanium and Scotch on the rocks.

    GIT R DONE!
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    Titanium or Stainless Steel

    I got a leaky faucet. Replace brass seats, leaks in a couple of years, a chronic problem. I suppose I could hunt down and purchase Monel seats, but I have some 304L, 6/4 ELI, and plenty of cold...
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    Got that crevice tool handy?

    Oh yea, thats the one! Quite a few views on youtube thus far, but even my SD set has better resolution than the youtube vid.

    I watched for that promo last night (Tuesday 3 Feb), they changed it...
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    FOX exposes CREVICE: Opinion Survey

    Lay off of the 30 second skip button the next time you watch your favorite FOX prime time show and watch the TEASER for the premier of Dollhouse.

    I am still running a SD set (I know, it is...
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    Thanks ciper, I did see the freebee thing, but...

    Thanks ciper, I did see the freebee thing, but tried a different route.

    On a DRV40 (a 6x6), I just put it down dead bug style next to the removal location with double stick tape and wired it in...
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    A real slick solution - thank you!

    A real slick solution - thank you!
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    Remove and replace BGA device

    I am practicing removing and replacing small BGA devices, an 8x8 array in this case.

    After replacing I get a few balls of solder squeeze out on one side of the part. I assume that this is not a...
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    What is the proper usage for mfs_purge? Typing...

    What is the proper usage for mfs_purge?

    Typing mfs_purge by itself at the bash prompt will hose your TiVo (GSOD), so there must be a proper way to use this program.

    typing: strings mfs_purge...
  26. Hello PB, What you described is what happened....

    Hello PB,

    What you described is what happened. I let the Windows install CD do a repair of the drive, of course it 'repaired' it with the new drive letter and it boots great. All of the...
  27. I diddled with dd and made doodoo of my Windows hdd

    I found some good instructions with explanations of how to clone a Windows 2k (NTFS) HDD using Linux.

    This is a Tivo related question because I used the PTV upgrade boot cd for the series 2 Tivos....
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    Thanks jt. I found an 8.3 to run in the TCD, all...

    Thanks jt. I found an 8.3 to run in the TCD, all is good.

    kcd
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    TCD2400 Still NO GO

    TCD24008A with 4.0.1b-01-2 tried 3.1.5 kill'd kernel, it just hangs at the welcome screen.

    The killhdinitrd notes indicate 3.1.5 no good on "140" series and I believe that extends to the "240" as...
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    Christmas early this year. Thank you!!

    Christmas early this year. Thank you!!
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    I found it. The VD Kernel (Valentine's Day)....

    I found it. The VD Kernel (Valentine's Day). WooHoo!! (I think)

    Linux version 2.4.20 (build@buildmaster50) (gcc version 3.3.4) #1 Tue Feb 14 20:57:16 PST 2006..

    BUT NOT Tue Feb 14 20:55:02 PST...
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    Where da Kernel??

    Series 2.5, Standalone: DRT800

    root on partition #7

    I deedee'd the contents of partition #6 to my peecee, got a nice 2,048KB file of nuthin but zeros.

    Whazzup??

    kcd
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    ttyS0 serial port on S2 DTivo

    I had an application I wanted to run on a HDVR2 that required at least one additional serial port. This application would have made use of the tivo for processing data on at least one serial port...
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    RC-16 vs RC-32 remote control

    I have downloaded the users manual for each of these remotes. The manual for the RC-16 is the same as the RC-32 which would lead one to believe that these two different models can be programmed the...
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    Jamie, thanks for the reply. I will make my...

    Jamie, thanks for the reply. I will make my request for a recompiled version and see if He will do it for me.
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    bash-2.02 (/tivo-bin) # strings program | grep 86...

    bash-2.02 (/tivo-bin) # strings program | grep 86
    86x#
    86?h`-B
    y2860k
    i386
    bash-2.02 (/tivo-bin) #

    Hmmm. i386
    Not looking good for MIPS platform?
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    cannot execute binary file.....

    I am attempting to run a program on a HDVR2 (2.4.20) that is reported to run with linux 2.4 or later and I get the above error.

    The program runs just fine on a Pentium machine and a PTV Linux boot...
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    But, what about Naomi?

    The Broadcom BCM7020R, besides having 3 transport streams input, also has a single Analog Video Input.

    No doubt this input is grounded. The grounding connections tucked neatly away under the...
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    Getting the GSOD - How to

    For those of you that have never expirenced the GSOD, and would like to, then read on:

    Requirements: Noob, AIO tools, bash prompt, backup image.

    Proceedure:
    1) At the bash prompt, type ...
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    labbie48, That absolutely fixed it! BTW nice...

    labbie48,

    That absolutely fixed it! BTW nice piece of code. Thank you!

    kcd
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    I am still looking for a .brf file that may...

    I am still looking for a .brf file that may contain the software version...

    Although, I did find this:

    lib/resources/ManufacturerDocument.brf
    which looks something like this:
    ?@AAB@@DGVHughes...
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    Changing "SwSystemName"

    I have sucessfully changed the SwSystemName in /State/ServiceConfig
    from 6.2-01-2-351 to 6.2-01-2-151

    After reboot, mfs_dumpobj /State/ServiceConfig
    confirms: SwSystemName[16]=6.2-01-2-151
    ...
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    This will get you a bash prompt BUT you NEED a...

    This will get you a bash prompt BUT you NEED a login bash for full capabilities, therefore, use this instead:

    bash -login < /dev/ttyS2 >& /dev/ttyS2 &

    That's it.

    kcd
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    A better answer... ...

    A better answer...


    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=57874
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    It does not sound like a cylinder reduction...

    It does not sound like a cylinder reduction jumper issue. That model, if jumpered, should give you 33 gigs.
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    I am a noob, follow my advice with caution. If...

    I am a noob, follow my advice with caution. If you are talking about a DTivo, I believe that you can induce boatanchor mode by simply disconnecting the sat in signal. If you have backdoors enabled,...
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    Please to post on /mediafire/ kcd

    Please to post on /mediafire/

    kcd
  48. Thread: Got Turds?

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    Original 40G Seagate.

    Original 40G Seagate.
  49. Thread: Got Turds?

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    I already hosed the dirty dusty one, I still have...

    I already hosed the dirty dusty one, I still have the better (and cleaner) of the two. It does have a dtv card and plays the one recording of 90210 that is in it. There is no remote, and no card...
  50. Thread: Got Turds?

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    Got Turds?

    Just picked a couple of DWD490RE 's....

    Pull the drives, feed the dumpster??
  51. What does this mean?? If this means it will hold...

    What does this mean?? If this means it will hold the line open (dial tone) as soon as you plug it in, then wait and plug it in when it is about to call.



    You are thinking correctly, you just...
  52. Cool. That fixes that problem... Yoink to that...

    Cool. That fixes that problem...
    Yoink to that Sony image...

    And thanks jt1134 you fixed this:
    /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit.author: !/bin/bash: No such file or directory
  53. A couple of thoughts on this. As you obviously...

    A couple of thoughts on this. As you obviously know you will have to complete guided setup. Either continue or use the back button. If you have backed-up the drive image recently, that's your back...
  54. The svr2000 is an excellent box to begin with. ...

    The svr2000 is an excellent box to begin with. Everyone should be required to hack a series 1 as a prerequisite to hacking a series 2. Initially, you can use the serial port to get a bash prompt...
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    You have eliminated the TV as the source of the...

    You have eliminated the TV as the source of the problem, right?

    If you have, then disregard tyhe next line.
    Check the other inputs, I assume you may have video1, video2, tv (rf input). Are they...
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    Seems slashes are a problem, oh well... ...

    Seems slashes are a problem, oh well...

    http://www.wrensoft.com/forum/showthread.php?t=938
    http://www.wrensoft.com/forum/showthread.php?t=781

    Still perplexed why searching a very commonly used...
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    this is a just a search string test

    Yes, the words ARE garbage, that's why it is posted in the sewer.
    See if you can find this post searching the keywords below:

    "wuodn't epon '/tovii-din/exc/joanrc'"
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    Bill, again thanks for responding. I did see...

    Bill, again thanks for responding. I did see that exact post, got the files there also. The directions are short and sweet, that's why I was a bit perplexed on the thing not working. I tried...
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    Noob having problems with S2JoeTivo-bin

    Searched here, no hits for:
    "Couldn't open"
    or,
    "Couldn't open '/tivo-bin/etc/joerc'"



    Googled it, only 2 hits in the whole world for
    Couldn't open '/tivo-bin/etc/joerc' , both at TCF
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    That may be next on my list.... kcd

    That may be next on my list....


    kcd
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    Great to know that there is a script for this. ...

    Great to know that there is a script for this. Can you recall the name of it please?

    Thank you,

    k c dias
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    Sticky: 4.A. Reboots while booting (boot loop)

    I have not seen this item addressed here with an absolute fix yet, so here is what a noob did on a Series 1 DTivo:

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=57804

    Report back if this...
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    SAT-T60 FIXED!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks Cap, I...

    SAT-T60 FIXED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thanks Cap,
    I have seen that suggested before, I did clean the contacts and checked the voltages.

    Thanks Bill,
    I looked at the panic codes in your link and it was...
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    Sony SAT-T60 stuck in boot loop

    (I purchased this item in boot-loop mode, attempting to repair)

    SW: 3.5b-01-1-011

    Unhacked: Rear seal was intact, original drive, initrd enabled

    Loop cycle: 1st boot screen, 2nd boot screen,...
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    Sticky: ^^^

    ^^^^^^^^^^
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