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    PlainBill, Slightly off topic, but I know that...

    PlainBill,

    Slightly off topic, but I know that you recently went through the whole HR20 upgrade decision process. I'm there now and was curious to your opinion on the lack of dual live buffers...
  2. Thread: Fan question

    by idoco
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    Fan

    Gunny,

    In HVAC blower motors there are also extra wires. Each one is a different fan speed (slow, med, fast). Could this be the same?

    Idoco
  3. Thread: TIVO Deathmatch

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    TIVO Deathmatch

    Cute video on NYTimes titled Video Recorder Death Match. Basically an informal comparison between Tivo and generic DVR's.

    The video is cute, but weak on content and leaves alot to be desired. Of...
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    OT but...

    Fire Island gets a bad rap from a very small, isolated part of the island. We have been going there for years with are kids since they were very small.

    Try this image instead..no cars; everyone...
  5. If you have TivoWebPlus installed you should be...

    If you have TivoWebPlus installed you should be able to undelete the program. Look under User Interface/Deleted Shows

    Idoco
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    Cheer, Didn't see the "stand alone" part of...

    Cheer,

    Didn't see the "stand alone" part of the OP. Being a DirectTivo owner, I forget about the stand alone crowd.

    Thanks for the 6.2 tip. Already have one Tivo upgraded to 6.2 The 3.1.1c...
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    It will work as a playback only device. Once...

    It will work as a playback only device.

    Once hacked you can transfer .ty files to it using mfs_ftp. Even without mrv enabled you could use the ty enabled mplex to convert mpeg to ty then upload...
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    The resulting stream is an elemental stream...

    The resulting stream is an elemental stream (mp2). Audacity will convert mp2 to mp3.

    Idoco
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    "being by profession an Orthopedic Surgeon (and...

    "being by profession an Orthopedic Surgeon (and therefore not very knowledgeable with computers)"

    Reminds me of the joke that to be an orthopedic surgeon you had to be strong and dumb. But now...
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    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t...

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=45476

    Post #20 to end
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    I know for 3.1.1 and 6.2 you can use Wishlist or...

    I know for 3.1.1 and 6.2 you can use Wishlist or Tivoweb to record audio only channels.

    For extracting the audio see http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?p=241584#post241584

    Idoco
  12. http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

    http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
  13. Glad you got it working. If you want, you can...

    Glad you got it working. If you want, you can remove the reference to the Windows.h library from the source code. I added it in preparation for making a GUI interface to replace the command line...
  14. I think I see the problem. The version I...

    I think I see the problem. The version I uploaded was an older version. (I was on my work computer when I uploaded the files and thought they were the same as on my home computer).

    I've updated...
  15. Don't worry about the compiler warnings. It does...

    Don't worry about the compiler warnings. It does not affect the program running. It is referring to an implicit variable declaration in the code.

    A couple questions:
    Was the audio only TY file...
  16. I use a different compiler. However, it looks...

    I use a different compiler. However, it looks like you only compiled one of the C files. You need to compile both source files and then link them.

    CL [option...] file... [option | file]......
  17. Small utility that allows ty audio only files to...

    Small utility that allows ty audio only files to be converted to elementary audio stream/m2a.

    Compile the attached files on your computer as an executable (I call mine TyES). After transferring...
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    Getting away from the original question in this...

    Getting away from the original question in this thread, you do realize that you are telling a THIRTEEN YEAR OLD (see other forum) to:

    1. Take a piece of equipment he does not own
    2. Open up a...
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    Keep the original. When you have to pull your...

    Keep the original. When you have to pull your hacked drive you can put back the original drive to keep your TIVO running and your family happy :-)

    Idoco
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    On the "less expensive side" TMPGenc will accept...

    On the "less expensive side" TMPGenc will accept elementary streams (m2a and m2v) and mux them to mpeg2 that can be burned to DVD. I'm not sure if it will take WAV audio, but you could always use...
  21. Thanks. That makes perfect sense. At least I...

    Thanks. That makes perfect sense. At least I know I can keep extracting the audio safely.

    Guess it is time to start extracting video before the drive fails completely!

    Idoco
  22. Does saving music channels cause MFS corruption?

    I have been recording the music only channels using the Tivoweb record method. About two weeks afterwards the Tivo started to "behave badly" (intermittently stutter, freeze, not respond to the...
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    "I finally just gave up on the process and ran...

    "I finally just gave up on the process and ran audio & video connectors from my computer to my TV & just use my PC as my "tivo". "

    On that same note you can use your existing CAT5 run from a...
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    Another possibility is that the TIVO is...

    Another possibility is that the TIVO is programmed to reboot the same time each night. In a previous post you mentioned that someone else had set up the TIVO for you.

    Telenet into your TIVO and...
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    Actually, surgery is easier than hacking your...

    Actually, surgery is easier than hacking your TIVO. If you screw up a little in surgery, your body will usually still work and has a way of repairing itself. Screw up on your TIVO and it won't even...
  26. Thread: Streaming to WMP

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    The actual url and file has an asx at the end...

    The actual url and file has an asx at the end (http://192.xxx.x.x/asx/507109.asx).

    As psxboy said an easy way is:

    Open NowShowing in TivoWeb
    Right click on VIEW for the show you want and...
  27. Thread: SATA vs IDE

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    SATA vs IDE

    On the PC side, has anyone seen any practical, noticeable difference between using a SATA vs a standard IDE hard drive. This would be for video storage, transfer, and processing use.

    Idoco
  28. Thread: TyShow and WMP10

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    This problem has been noted before in the TyShow...

    This problem has been noted before in the TyShow thread under the extraction forum. It seems to be associated with older versions of TyShow. Make sure you have ver 0.15

    Several people have found...
  29. Thread: TyShow and WMP10

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    OK. Go back a few steps. Extract a program from...

    OK. Go back a few steps. Extract a program from your Tivo using Tytools. Make sure you are extracting it as a Ty file, i.e. tystream mode (not in multiplex or vsplit mode).

    Once extracted go...
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    Has killhdintrd been applied to the kernel you...

    Has killhdintrd been applied to the kernel you are moving to the new drive?

    It looks like you are copying the kernel from the InstaCake CD. Is this a virgin or hacked kernel?

    Idoco
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    Here is a link to a thread on using MFSTools on a...

    Here is a link to a thread on using MFSTools on a Tivo while it is running. The Tivo version of MFSTools was compiled by RonnyThunder.

    The image/backup generated could either be piped to a PC...
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    I thought it might already be posted, but didn't...

    I thought it might already be posted, but didn't see your thread on my search. Unfortunately I searched for "Weaknees" and not "Orbistat".

    Idoco
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    Weaknees and hacker denial of service

    There was an interesting article in the Wall Street Journal today regarding Weaknees. Apparrently a "competitor/suitor" launched a denial of service attack on Weakness in the past year. The...
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    In order to see the VIEW shortcut you need to...

    In order to see the VIEW shortcut you need to enable it in the tivoweb.cfg file. Open the tivoweb.cfg file (should be in tivoweb-tcl directory). Make Tyshowlinks=1

    Idoco
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    Do you have Tyshow registered with Windows Media...

    Do you have Tyshow registered with Windows Media Player (WMP) on your computer? Do you have Vserver running on the TIVO?

    Once you have the above installed there are two easy wasys to find the...
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    Assuming this is a "virgin" series 2 (i.e. no...

    Assuming this is a "virgin" series 2 (i.e. no hacks) I think you are out of luck. The files containing the shows you have recorded are encrypted. My understanding is that you can only play encrypted...
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    Yep Directory of /SwSystem starting at '' ...

    Yep

    Directory of /SwSystem starting at ''

    Name Type FsId Date Time Size
    ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ----
    ...
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    3.1.1c to 3.1.5e (non lba48 to lba48)

    My series 2 (not high def) recently had 3.1.5e downloaded to it. From prior posts this appears to be an lba48 kernel, as opposed to the non lba48 kernel (3.1.1c) I am currently running.

    I know...
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    Wireless and hardwired NIC problems

    Is the PC a laptop with a PCMCIA wireless card? Is the wireless card a Linksys card?

    It is a known issue that Linksys PCMCIA wireless cards can "behave badly" if a hard wired NIC or intergrated...
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    Confusion on upgrade

    Wouldn't just disconnecting the phone line stop the software from updating or is that just for the kernel? I was under the impression that on a DTivo Series 2 the software downloaded to the inactive...
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    What was the audio format in the original mpeg...

    What was the audio format in the original mpeg file? Sometimes TMPGenc will not recoginize the audio format if it is 48K PCM. In that case you need to convert to elemental streams for video and...
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    Sticky: Kernel vs software version

    Thanks for clearing that up for me. I ran across a similar post by psxboy in another thread alluding to the same fact.

    Is there an easy way to identify the kernel version on the active partition?
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    Sticky: When you updated/reverted the kernel did the...

    When you updated/reverted the kernel did the Dtivo system menu continue to identify it as a 3.1.1d kernel or correctly identify it as a 3.1.1c kernel?

    I was in a similar situation. Instead of...
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