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    NCID 0.88 Released

    See NCID NEWS and see NCID Files & Release Notes.
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    NCID 0.87 Released

    See NCID NEWS and see NCID Files & Release Notes.
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    NCID 0.86 Released

    See NCID NEWS and see NCID Files & Release Notes.
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    NCID 0.85 Released

    See NCID News and see NCID files and release notes

    Specific to the TiVo distribution:

    The startncid script has been improved and simplified somewhat. This is the recommend method of starting...
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    NCID 0.84 Released

    This NCID (Network Caller ID) release adds some fixes and some scripts

    The ncidd server fix removes a blank space in front of a phone number caused by some modems not in complete compliance to the...
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    I was looking at ncid-fly in your fly2osd package...

    I was looking at ncid-fly in your fly2osd package and do not think it will function with ncid using the command given in reaadme.txt or in the ncid-fly script:

    ncid --no-gui --program ncid-fly &...
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    Thanks David for your solution to the HME...

    Thanks David for your solution to the HME problem. The startncid script already supports ncid-fly so if your new instructions are followed and ncid-fly is enabled instead of ncid-tivo, the HME...
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    Is it possible to pause the HME app and use...

    Is it possible to pause the HME app and use text2osd without causing a reboot?
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    It's a good thing my mixup of the module name did...

    It's a good thing my mixup of the module name did not confuse you :)

    The fix is simple enough it that is should not break older TiVo boxes so it will be in release 0.84, which will be very soon.
    ...
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    If it shows up after it clears the screen, then...

    If it shows up after it clears the screen, then maybe the way it uses text2osd to clear the screen is causing it.

    The last four lines of tivo-ncid are:


    sleep $TivoDelay
    $TivoOSD $TivoCS
    ...
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    Is the "@stdout" displayed with the Caller ID? ...

    Is the "@stdout" displayed with the Caller ID? Or is it displayed after it is cleared?

    It would be helpful if you told me what version of NCID you are using and what programs. I'll assume you...
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    For a while the various NCID programs always...

    For a while the various NCID programs always created PID files (the yac2ncid gateway still does because it uses it). Currently PID files are options. The startncid script was thrown together to...
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    You are correct if you are using a recient...

    You are correct if you are using a recient version of NCID. I assumed you were using an old version of the startncid script and then completely forgot about the newer version using pgrep. Here are...
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    The error indicates ncidd is not running anymore....

    The error indicates ncidd is not running anymore. The /var/hack/bin/startncid script is not safe when trying to start programs already running. You would need to kill ncidd and ncid (either tivocid...
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    The startncid script should be started without...

    The startncid script should be started without the &. The cd is not necessary and $PATH does not need to be set as suggested in a previous post (startncid sets $PATH for NCID deamons to run...
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    Looks like your modem got hung up. Glad a reboot...

    Looks like your modem got hung up. Glad a reboot was able to fix it.
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    The modem port on a S2 is /dev/ttyS3. It is a...

    The modem port on a S2 is /dev/ttyS3. It is a symbolic link to cua3. Do a "ls -l /dev/ttyS?" to make sure it is correct for your TiVo.

    Maybe your modem is bad. Do you have any way to test the...
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    My script to build the TiVo packages broke and...

    My script to build the TiVo packages broke and did not include startncid, initmodem, tivocid, and tivoncid. I repaired the script and uploaded corrected packages called ncid-0.83-1-ppc-tivo.tgz and...
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    Not sure what version of NCID you are running on...

    Not sure what version of NCID you are running on your second TiVo but it uses ncid-hangup which was removed a couple of releases ago. The trace indicates text2osd is expecting input it is not...
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    You have multiple ncid programs running. You...

    You have multiple ncid programs running. You need to kill them off. Only one instance should be running. That may be the problem.

    Each time you run tivoncid it generates

    tivosh...
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    OK it looks like tivoncid is the problem. Post...

    OK it looks like tivoncid is the problem. Post the output of: sh -x /var/hack/bin/tivoncid

    Do not run in background. Need to know if command line prompt comes back. If it doesn't, call yourself...
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    More information is needed to determine where the...

    More information is needed to determine where the problem is. First look at /var/log/cidcall.log and see if the calls are listed in the log file. If they are then the problem is most likely...
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    The link for the current release downloadable...

    The link for the current release downloadable packages is http://sourceforge.net/projects/ncid/files/ncid/0.83/

    From http://ncid.sourceforge.net/ you would click on the "Project Page" link then...
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    NCID 0.83 Released

    This NCID (Network Caller ID) release adds some fixes, a major enhancement, and some changed client options.

    The ncidd server has a fix that outputs the current phone line identification...
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    NCID 0.82 Released

    This NCID (Network Caller ID) release fixes a major problem that prevents it reading modem output using OSX. The system poll function in OSX appears broken. Polling the modem causes it to...
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    The files are used to load the data into memory...

    The files are used to load the data into memory when the server starts. If you would like the database to maintain the aliases and blacklists, you would need a update script that builds the aliases...
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    NCID 0.81 Released

    This NCID (Network Caller ID) release adds 2 server options and fixes a problem with sip2ncid when a PC goes to sleep. It also makes a change to the outgoing call message sent to clients. This...
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    NCID 0.80 Released

    This NCID (Network Caller ID) release adds more client telephone number display options, a new feature, and some fixes.

    Outgoing calls are now handled by the server if the information is sent to...
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    The easiest way is to move /var/hack to a new...

    The easiest way is to move /var/hack to a new location. If you want to change the location to /hack, then you would do:


    mv /var/hack /hack
    ln -s /hack /var/hack
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    NCID 0.79 and pgrep

    NCID 0.79 was released a few days ago. The TiVo distributions include pgrep which is needed for startncid.

    The configuration for starting programs with startncid includes ncid-fly. It is...
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    I removed --messages for the next release and...

    I removed --messages for the next release and also added a comment section to easily add to $PATH if needed as in your case.

    You might be interested in using the NCIDpop client instead of the YAC...
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    Thanks for pointing the problem out. I did not...

    Thanks for pointing the problem out. I did not realize the ps in tivotools was not compatible. The startncid script should have used 'pgrep' instead of 'ps'. The next release of NCID will make...
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    NCID-0.78 Released

    This NCID (Network Caller ID) release contains fixes and improvements.

    The server feature of responding to ring 2, from a modem not sending Caller ID, was modified to work with telephone systems...
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    NCID 0.77 solves the problem of no telephone call...

    NCID 0.77 solves the problem of no telephone call indication when the modem drops out of Caller ID. If the CID is not received from the modem by ring 2, ncidd will indicate the call with a name of...
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    NCID 0.77 Released

    This NCID (Network Caller ID) release continues with fixes, improvements, a new server feature, and a new client output module.

    One problem is solved in this release is ncidd not responding to...
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    It may be possible to fix the modem problem by...

    It may be possible to fix the modem problem by writing the reset sequence that will enable Caller ID to the modem so whenever it is reset it enables the Caller ID mode. Can anyone with the problem...
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    Thanks for sending me your ncidd.log file. It...

    Thanks for sending me your ncidd.log file. It showed that the modem dropped out of Caller ID mode. The server was not hung, it was waiting for the modem to send it the Caller ID. When you restart...
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    I would like to see your ncidd.log file to review...

    I would like to see your ncidd.log file to review the modem in use/free times. You can email it it me at sourceforge.

    If you need the ncidd pid, you can have it create a pid file by starting...
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    NCID 0.76 Released

    This release has improvements and fixes for the server, gateway, and client. See the NCID homepage for more details.
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    The test determines if NCID can recover by...

    The test determines if NCID can recover by resetting the modem. There could be other causes for the problem. You also need to inspect ncidd.log and see if it has anything.

    You can run the YAC...
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    It always helps to know a little about your...

    It always helps to know a little about your setup. Are you using the modem or sip2ncid to input the CID information to the server? If you are using the modem, are you using it for anything else?
    ...
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    Are you running NCID-0.75? It has a fix to...

    Are you running NCID-0.75? It has a fix to prevent a client (usually windows) from terminating the server if not shut down properly. If you are not running the latest version, install it and it...
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    This is very strange, but more information is...

    This is very strange, but more information is needed. You need to specify the version of NCID you are using. If it is not release 0.75, you need to install it for troubleshooting and to make sure...
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    NCID 0.75 Released

    This NCID (Network Caller ID) release fixes problems with the server, SIP gateways, and client. It also adds a new option to the SIP gateway, and a new client output module.

    The server has four...
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    You need to end your command line starting...

    You need to end your command line starting yac2ncid with a &.
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    For a delay of 30 seconds the command line is:...

    For a delay of 30 seconds the command line is:
    uni2osd -d 30
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    I do not believe out2osd supports the series 3. ...

    I do not believe out2osd supports the series 3. At the beginning of this thread a method was given where uni2osd was substituted for out2osd. If you are using uni2osd, you should use the "-d"...
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    You need to determine if it is the modem or the...

    You need to determine if it is the modem or the NCID server that is causing the problem. Make sure you have have a /var/log/ciddata.log file. Create it if needed using the touch command. The log...
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    NCID 0.74 Released

    The NCID server has been enhanced to support modem output that only consists of a number or name without a date or time.

    The SIP gateway was enhanced to indicate when sip packets are not being...
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    NCID 0.73 Released

    A new version of NCID was released on sourceforge The release mostly contains fixes to the client and server. It also includes support for Unicode. See the release notes for more information.
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    Glad to hear it. I did change the source but...

    Glad to hear it.

    I did change the source but did not upload it to sourceforge; Here is the context diff:


    $ cvs diff -c ncidd.c
    Index: ncidd.c...
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    I cannot replicate this error on my series 2. ...

    I cannot replicate this error on my series 2. The ncid-yac module works happily. The invalid command name "wm" is a tk command name, and should not be executed with the "--no-gui" option. Are you...
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    NCID version 0.72 has been released.

    This release is for fixes and improvements to the servers, gateways, and the client. See http://sourceforge.net/projects/ncid for news on the release and the release distributions.

    A new shell...
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    Yes you can do that, but you need to run 2...

    Yes you can do that, but you need to run 2 different servers and have each tivocid point to its own server. It is not clean and its possible they could interfere with each other if 2 calls come in...
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    It would help me if you provided a layout of your...

    It would help me if you provided a layout of your network, but this tutorial should help you: http://www.davidlaporte.org/tutorials/sipcallerid.html

    The tutorial explains that you need a...
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    I use a RT31P2 Vonage router and pick up packets...

    I use a RT31P2 Vonage router and pick up packets on port 10000. My Linux box is connected directly to a RT31P2 port and it is in the router DMZ.

    I have not been able to get SIP packets unless the...
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    You seem to have an unusual problem. Maybe ncid...

    You seem to have an unusual problem. Maybe ncid is somewhat corrupt. Try "sh -x tivocid" to see if the shell messages help. You can also try this in place of using tivocid:


    ncid --no-gui...
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    Tivocid is a symbolic link that points to ncid. ...

    Tivocid is a symbolic link that points to ncid. It is used to set the options needed for the TiVo. A requirement of this is for ncid to be in your $PATH.

    I think "export PATH=$PATH:/var/hack/bin...
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    I suspect you might have another version of ncid...

    I suspect you might have another version of ncid or a broken symbolic link called ncid in your $PATH so when you try to start it, you get the broken one. Try "cd /" and then "type ncid" to see if it...
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    NCID version 0.71 has been released.

    The main purpose of the release was to fix problems with the SIP gateways and some VoIP systems. It is known to work with 4 different Vontage SIP systems and with Asterisk. It has not worked for...
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    The connection refused is from netcat. Something...

    The connection refused is from netcat. Something is preventing the connection. It could be a firewall, address or port problem.

    You can execute the ncid-yac output module directly and show lines...
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    NCID Release 0.70

    For information, see the post http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=295026&postcount=62
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    NCID Version 0.70 Released

    This release fixed some problems with the client, the server, and the SIP gateways. New enhancements were also made to the server and SIP gateways. Two output modules were added for the client and...
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    Sorry about that. I have reconfigured ncidd to...

    Sorry about that. I have reconfigured ncidd to use /var/hack and replaced the zip file. You should be able to download and run it now.
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    The next release of NCID, 0.70, has a fix to...

    The next release of NCID, 0.70, has a fix to ncidd for a similar problem when using the ncid client under Cygwin. Whenever the client was killed, it also killed ncidd. Attached is a 0.70 prerelease...
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    More information is needed, especially the...

    More information is needed, especially the version of NCID you are using. The ncidd.log file contains the basic information required so you just need to post it. If it is large, just post from the...
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    Your start sequence is good. I would need to see...

    Your start sequence is good. I would need to see the output of sip2ncid --testudp so I could view the contents of the UDP packets. I should also look at your ncidd.log file for completeness. ...
  68. Thread: Series2 OSD

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    I posted about the NCIDSERVER value in...

    I posted about the NCIDSERVER value in yac2ncid.conf, not the default value provided by yac2ncid. I probably did not word it properly, but I wanted you to check the VALUE of NCIDSERVER in...
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    Are you using sip2ncid to get the Caller ID from...

    Are you using sip2ncid to get the Caller ID from Vonage? It would be nice to know if someone was using it.

    You can create up to 200 aliases.
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    The location is correct and is the default...

    The location is correct and is the default location so you do not need to set cidalias in the configuration file. Best thing is to stop ncidd and then run it in debug mode at verbose level 5. This...
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    No need to worry about the alias file. It is...

    No need to worry about the alias file. It is only used by the server when a call comes in. All data sent to the clients and logfile will include aliases that were configured. You do need to...
  72. Thread: Series2 OSD

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    Your output changed a lot. No longer do you have...

    Your output changed a lot. No longer do you have a localhost error. It seems that yac2ncid is using a hostname and your TiVo is failing to resolve it to a address. Normally, without...
  73. Thread: Series2 OSD

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    When you run yac2ncid -v, before the phone rings,...

    When you run yac2ncid -v, before the phone rings, do you get the output Hitchhiker posted? You should get all the lines except the "Got a message line" If you do then I assume the above error...
  74. Thread: Series2 OSD

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    The localhost lookup problem seems like it is a...

    The localhost lookup problem seems like it is a problem with your /etc/hosts file. My series2 hosts file looks like this:


    # Copyright (c) 2001 TiVo Inc.
    127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain ...
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    You need to run ncid with the proper options in...

    You need to run ncid with the proper options in addition to ncidd and tivocid:

    ncid --no-gui --call-prog --program ncid-yac &
    TiVoCID is a alias to ncid that uses a display module for the TiVo. ...
  76. Thread: Series2 OSD

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    I have some comments on your output:: You...

    I have some comments on your output::

    You should always start ncidd first, and then the gateway (yac2ncid) and client (tivocid). You do not need to start ncid-yac unless ncidd gets the Caller...
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    NCID (http://ncid.sourceforge.net) version 0.69...

    NCID version 0.69 has been released.

    It includes a new SIP gateway, sip2ncid, to replace ncidsip so Perl is no longer required. VoIP support for the TiVo is available when the package is...
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    You seem to be confusing colors defined by...

    You seem to be confusing colors defined by different programs. In your case text2osd is used, for the display, so you need to use colors it recognizes. Open a terminal window and execute "text2osd...
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    Out2osd uses libosd to do the display, so the...

    Out2osd uses libosd to do the display, so the problem is probably with libosd. However, it might be interesting to regenerate the colors using the code from the URL given in the table Narf54321...
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    Reply to Soapm I normally use Fedora, and its...

    Reply to Soapm
    I normally use Fedora, and its "mv" command can move directories across filesystems. The TiVo one seems like a old version that can not do it. You should use the procedure by...
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    You need to move /var/hack and rename it to ncid....

    You need to move /var/hack and rename it to ncid. then you need to set up a symbolic link to point to it.

    For example, if you want to move it to /opt/ncid then you would do:


    mv /var/hack...
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    The TiVo packages for ncid 0.68 have been updated...

    The TiVo packages for ncid 0.68 have been updated at sourceforge. The build script for the TiVo packages missed the yac2ncid and yac2ncid.conf files. Please replace the previous package, if you...
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    NCID version 0.68 has been released. ...

    NCID version 0.68 has been released.

    Improvements were made in SIP client, modules and server.

    The maximum call log file size can be specified on a command line or in the configuration file.
    ...
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    The lock file purpose is to tell NCID when...

    The lock file purpose is to tell NCID when another program is using the modem so it does not use it at the same time another program is using it. If 2 programs use the modem at the same time bad...
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    TiVoNCID should call ncid-tivo, and it in turn...

    TiVoNCID should call ncid-tivo, and it in turn calls /tvbin/text2osd, changeable in ncidscript.conf. If you find the problem and make any fixes, they will be incorporated in the next release.
    ...
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    Thank you Narf54321 for the great description of...

    Thank you Narf54321 for the great description of installing and running NCID on the Series 3. You did a much better job than the documentation for its usage. However, your description on setting up...
  87. The free transfer is not based on the age of...

    The free transfer is not based on the age of Series 1. It is based on when you got the lifetime. Lifetime activated on or before January 21, 2000 has the one-time transfer available at no charge.
  88. I have found better prices for the series 3 from...

    I have found better prices for the series 3 from http://pricegrabber.com The best price keeps changing. Right now it is about $630 delivered, but check reviews as some low cost leaders have bad...
  89. Thread: Ncid

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    NCID is not compatible with the YAC server...

    NCID is not compatible with the YAC server broadcasts. Someone was looking at interfacing YAC with the NCID, but I do not know if any work was started. Since the server can now accept CID input...
  90. Thread: Ncid

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    When you create the lock file, ncidd will ignore...

    When you create the lock file, ncidd will ignore the modem. When you remove the lock file, ncidd will reattach to the modem and initialize it for CID.

    It is not ncidd that stopped responding to...
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    The nc test failing indicates the server is not...

    The nc test failing indicates the server is not running. Not sure why the server should have terminated.

    The <removed> indicators is something I have not seen before.

    I noticed two things in...
  92. Thread: Ncid

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    I would use a cron job as a workaround. Set it...

    I would use a cron job as a workaround. Set it up to run a script with the three commands once a hour or whatever. The problem seems to be that 6.3a does not support a modem lock file anymore or it...
  93. Thread: Ncid

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    NCID version 0.67 has been released. It...

    NCID version 0.67 has been released.

    It mostly fixes TiVo client problems found in the 0.66 release.

    NCIDsip has additional options. One is --test so you can test different SIP ports for...
  94. Thread: Ncid

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    Summerhome, I assume that the last listing,...

    Summerhome,

    I assume that the last listing, for overnight, shows messages working while ncidd is ignoring calls. The listings show everything OK so if ncidd is not working then I will assume that...
  95. Thread: Ncid

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    The log file to look at is ncidd.log. It should...

    The log file to look at is ncidd.log. It should tell you if it stopped and why. You may have to increase versose to 3 or 4 in ncidd.conf. If you see no indication of why it is not working, try to...
  96. Thread: Ncid

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    This is a known problem that was just solved. ...

    This is a known problem that was just solved. Remove or rename ncid.conf to fix it. It appears that the "set Program ..." line in ncid.conf has to be last or tivosh gets confused. The next release...
  97. Did TiVo change the terms of the VIP offer again?...

    Did TiVo change the terms of the VIP offer again? According to this post you do not have to buy from TiVo.
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    Thanks, I think a thread dedicated to cross...

    Thanks, I think a thread dedicated to cross compile build scripts is a good idea. I can even contribute one myself, but it is untested.
  99. Thread: Ncid

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    The client, ncid, can also be called tivocid or...

    The client, ncid, can also be called tivocid or tivoncid. Both of these set up ncid with the correct options and output program. TiVoCID uses out2osd for the output, but TiVoNCID uses text2osd...
  100. Thread: Ncid

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    NCID version 0.66 has been released. The...

    NCID version 0.66 has been released.

    The server has a new fix so programs that take control of the modem can not cause it to abort if they release the modem improperly. This should fix all...
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    OUT2OSD version 0.9 has been released. It works...

    OUT2OSD version 0.9 has been released. It works with all versions of NCID

    OUT2OSD uses libosd to display text on the TiVo. Libosd has been fixed to work with TiVo OS 7.X.
    It should work...
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    The trap seems reasonable, but you can test if it...

    The trap seems reasonable, but you can test if it is the cause of the segfault by commenting out the line. However, I never did like using the colon command for comments, so I would comment out...
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    I think part of the problem is that the Perl...

    I think part of the problem is that the Perl module environment is not complete. I have a Perl program, part of NCID, that uses SIP to obtain the Caller ID. It does not run on the TiVo because of...
  104. Thread: Ncid

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    I did not get ncidsip working on the TiVo yet. I...

    I did not get ncidsip working on the TiVo yet. I managed to cross compile libpcap, but it is untested also. I have not managed to cross compile Net::Pcap.

    I thought Net::Pcap may depend on other...
  105. Thread: Series2 OSD

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    The text display applications that use the above...

    The text display applications that use the above code were developed on a series 1 TiVo using the original osd routines from tivovbi-1.03. If I remember correctly, I think the redraw text was needed...
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    I have out2osd-0.8.1pre1 built for a series2. It...

    I have out2osd-0.8.1pre1 built for a series2. It should work on 7.2. It uses the libosd fix posted here.

    I need to be sure it works before release. PM me if you are interested in testing it on...
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    Does anyone have the Net-Pcap perl module and...

    Does anyone have the Net-Pcap perl module and libpcap library available for the TiVo?
  108. Thread: Ncid

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    This is good news. It means that programs that...

    This is good news. It means that programs that use libosd will be able to work in 7.2 once you solve the menu problem.

    I looked at the code to get the shared surface and noticed it is defined to...
  109. Thread: Ncid

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    That is a thought. I think the libosd problem is...

    That is a thought. I think the libosd problem is an ioctl failing.

    libosd 0.4.1 and my patches for the cross compilers can be found here:...
  110. Thread: Ncid

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    It could help. Does it take over the whole...

    It could help. Does it take over the whole screen or just the line displayed? Once it displays something, do you need to clear it with /tvbin/text2osd --clear? I assume line 1 is at the top? Is...
  111. Thread: Ncid

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    Sadly it does not. I tried a fix on libosd and...

    Sadly it does not. I tried a fix on libosd and it did not work. If anyone knows of a program that will accepted a pipe for text input and display it on 7.2, it can be used to get TiVoCID working...
  112. Thread: Ncid

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    NCID version 0.65 has been released. The TiVo...

    NCID version 0.65 has been released.

    The TiVo display was fixed and updated to display the optional line indicator and messages.

    NCIDsip was improved.

    NCID was modified to accept NCIDINFO...
  113. Thread: Ncid

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    NCID version 0.64 has been released. It has fixes...

    NCID version 0.64 has been released. It has fixes for the server termination problem, and it has new features.

    There is a new client, called ncidsip. It uses SIP Invite to obtain VOIP Caller ID...
  114. Thread: ncid hdvr2

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    The error indicated ncidd could not set the modem...

    The error indicated ncidd could not set the modem for Caller ID. Try to start it in debug mode to see what strings are being sent: ncidd -Dv3 (if you have at least version 0.63) and how the modem is...
  115. Thread: Series2 OSD

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    Has anyone looked into patching libosd so that it...

    Has anyone looked into patching libosd so that it will work with 7.2? If not, is there something else that could be used in its place?
  116. Thread: Series2 OSD

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    NCID 0.63 was released. It now supports...

    NCID 0.63 was released. It now supports messages. Any client can send a message to all connected clients. You can also use netcat to send a message, as an example, here is a 10 minute food timer: ...
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    Could you post your source to libosd working with...

    Could you post your source to libosd working with elseed on 7.2.1? I noticed that your elseed.zip package was binary only.

    Thanks.
  118. Thread: Series2 OSD

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    The ncidd server starts up a listner and waits...

    The ncidd server starts up a listner and waits for connections from its clients. If you want to use TiVoCID to display messages, you need to replace the server. You can use netcat as the server. ...
  119. Thread: Series2 OSD

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    Jack, The ncid client will display a line that...

    Jack,

    The ncid client will display a line that begins with "MSG: ". Keep the message short and it should display OK. All you need is a server to send the line. You could probably use netcat. ...
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    packrat, thank you for the debug and strace...

    packrat, thank you for the debug and strace outputs. They provided the insight to solve the problem.
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    I am planing on a windows version, if I can get...

    I am planing on a windows version, if I can get it to run using the cygwin environment. So far ncidd compiles and can talk to a modem on a serial prot, but any kind of a timeout causes it to hang. ...
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    I have fixed the problems packrat was...

    I have fixed the problems packrat was experiencing in ncidd. The first was a lockfile error where it always checked the default even if it was changed. NCIDD never creats a lockfile, it only looks...
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    Not sure what is causing this. Attached is a...

    Not sure what is causing this. Attached is a prerelease version of ncidd that fixes runaway scrolling (caused by some modem errors) and terminates with an error message if it can not resolve the...
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    You are correct. That is the way I run my...

    You are correct. That is the way I run my system. NCIDD is on a Linux box and the TiVo is just a client. However, ncidd is portable and can also run on a Series1 or Series2, so its possible to run...
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    I am assuming that you are using it on a TiVo...

    I am assuming that you are using it on a TiVo Series2, in which case you can use the internal modem for it. One person emailed me and was able to get it working with some more information. If you...
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    Hi, The client for the NCID Caller ID package...

    Hi,

    The client for the NCID Caller ID package now supports the Series2, so I believe the server and client will run on a Series2, if anyone would like to try it out. It can be obtained at...
  127. Thread: Series2 OSD

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    Hi, I have a Caller ID project at...

    Hi,

    I have a Caller ID project at http://ncid.sourceforge.net that usually runs the server on Linux, but includes a client for a Series1 TiVo. The client uses out2osd to display output using the...
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