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  1. mvchannels adds no benefit for 3.1b. Use...

    mvchannels adds no benefit for 3.1b.

    Use midupdate2.tcl to set up for your local channels.
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    Look over in the series 2 hacking board. There...

    Look over in the series 2 hacking board. There are MANY posts on that subject.
  3. You are going to have to provide more info. ...

    You are going to have to provide more info. There are no "pre-hacked" versions of main.dat or mvchannels.dat.

    Are you connected to your tivo via tivoweb or do you use a bash prompt?

    What...
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    Yes, cron needs to be run at startup (in my...

    Yes, cron needs to be run at startup (in my /etc/rc.d/*author file:)

    sleep 300
    /etc/cron

    Did you put the /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow files from a linux boot CD into /etc on the tivo?

    To...
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    The two directories under var (/var/cron/tabs) is...

    The two directories under var (/var/cron/tabs) is where the "crontabs" are held. The crontab is that file you included in your post. When you run crontab -e you edit the crontab owned by root.

    #...
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    azreal111: your problem is a bad hard drive. ...

    azreal111:

    your problem is a bad hard drive. Hook it up to your PC and run a non-destructive test. If it shows a SMART error, then it is toast.
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    No. An Dtv lnb is a DTV lnb... Are you...

    No. An Dtv lnb is a DTV lnb...

    Are you getting signal from both lnbs?
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    When you get to the signal strength screen, does...

    When you get to the signal strength screen, does it show signal on the transponders? Does it show all three satellites being present?
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    Did the t-60 work before you started modifying it?

    Did the t-60 work before you started modifying it?
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    You are going to have to pull the drives and run...

    You are going to have to pull the drives and run the powermax utilities on them. If it shows a smart error, it is done for.
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    Sorry, I ended up restoring a backup and then...

    Sorry,

    I ended up restoring a backup and then re-applying my hacks. I have no idea what value got overwritten.
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    Great to hear. You will like vixie cron much...

    Great to hear. You will like vixie cron much better than bcron. Let us know how it goes.

    And check the thread I linked in here. I put a bit more explanation as to why brcon is not the best...
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    Oh yeah... And just so that others know, the...

    Oh yeah... And just so that others know, the vixie cron in this thread works fine under 3.1.0 and 3.1.1b. I have first hand experience with those levels of O/S.

    And the reason I said to drop...
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    heh... I just replied the the same question in a...

    heh... I just replied the the same question in a different thread. Look here:

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=29430

    That should show you how to get the files you...
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    If you boot using johnny death's cd. cd /etc...

    If you boot using johnny death's cd.

    cd /etc
    ls -alg passwd shadow

    That should be it. You need to put them into the /etc area of your tivo (hdc4 or hdc7).

    Since I had my tivo drive...
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    I just installed this on 3.1.1b for the series 2...

    I just installed this on 3.1.1b for the series 2 tivos. It installed fine, but now I get about 10 seconds of video and then a reboot.

    Looks like the values for 3.1.1b are different.

    Right now...
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    Look here: ...

    Look here:

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=28157

    vixie cron works great. Use it.
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    Sounds like you inadvertently converted the files...

    Sounds like you inadvertently converted the files to PC style end of lines instead of unix.

    Make certain you do BINARY downloads.

    If I were you I would DROP bcron. Use the vixie crom in this...
  19. This is not a tivo issue. It is an issue with...

    This is not a tivo issue. It is an issue with you card. Seek your answer elsewhere.
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    Yes... Kraven is a very busy person. You need...

    Yes... Kraven is a very busy person. You need to be patient. He answers PMs when he is in town, but as stated before, he travels quite a bit.
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    Change how often the fixdemo runs. Have it run...

    Change how often the fixdemo runs. Have it run every minute or so.
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    Vixie cron up above works great. Install the...

    Vixie cron up above works great.

    Install the cron executable wherever you want (I put it in /etc). I also put the crontab file in /etc.

    I added /etc to my $PATH in the /etc/profile file.
    ...
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    Pull the hard drives and check them. Use a...

    Pull the hard drives and check them. Use a non-destructive test.
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    You do not indicate which version of the o/s is...

    You do not indicate which version of the o/s is currently running on your dtivos. Once you indicate that, I am certain there are several members who can point you in the correct direction.

    Look...
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    An eraser is a start. There is some spray you...

    An eraser is a start. There is some spray you put on it too, but I forget the name.

    Run the powermax diagnostics and see what they say.
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    Channelz... Listen to Greek :-) What...

    Channelz... Listen to Greek :-)

    What disgnostics did you run? Was it the powermax? Did powermax show any smart errors?

    The fact that it boots and runs is a good sign that it is not the power...
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    Right, the tuner problem would show up, but that...

    Right, the tuner problem would show up, but that would verify that your HDs, and the power supply are fine :-)

    It would isolate the problem to the main board.

    OR

    if it does the same thing,...
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    It is on the inactive partition. Either hda4 or...

    It is on the inactive partition. Either hda4 or hda7 whichever one is not mounted when it boots.
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    Sounds like a bad main board. Swap in the...

    Sounds like a bad main board.
    Swap in the mainboard from the one with the bad tuner and see how far you get.
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    What do you have to work with? Any other tivos?

    What do you have to work with? Any other tivos?
  31. Before you get all excited, move the HDs and card...

    Before you get all excited, move the HDs and card back to the original and see what happens.

    Or better yet, move the power supply from the bad one to the new one and see if it still boots. If it...
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    The fact that it wont even say powering up...

    The fact that it wont even say powering up implies a power supply problem. Test the hard drives with a non-destructive test and see what happens there.
  33. Either a bad PS or a bad hd. Pull the hard...

    Either a bad PS or a bad hd. Pull the hard drives and run a non-destructive diagnostic on them.

    While you are doing that, pull the flat flex connector, use an eraser on the ends and then swap...
  34. Leave it alone. I would have suggested...

    Leave it alone.

    I would have suggested runideturbo=false, but since you already had a booting A drive, I did not think it was necessary.

    Question: Does that bootflag get reset during the...
  35. Ugh... I bet you have a WD1200JB

    Ugh... I bet you have a WD1200JB <-- model. The one with 8MB cache, correct?

    I had the same problem that you did. I could not add the WD120 gig as a B drive. I had to make it the A drive.

    I...
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    Did all of you check your system info screen to...

    Did all of you check your system info screen to see that you did indeed get upgraded to 3.1? Because if you are still at 2.5.2, then that is not the problem.

    If you did, you will have to kill the...
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    yes to save space. to save processing power. ...

    yes

    to save space. to save processing power. to keep them from being created...

    you can uncomment the lines
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    Is it possible your baud rate on the terminal...

    Is it possible your baud rate on the terminal program no longer matches? I think 2.5xtreme was set to 115200.

    Otherwise, I would say do it all over again.
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    smart error ==> it is toast. If you can get a...

    smart error ==> it is toast.

    If you can get a good backup of the bad drive, it is possible to restore it to the new drive. Look at the Hinsdale How-To. He covers all that stuff using mfstool 2.0...
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    You can add a second fan, but search for...

    You can add a second fan, but search for "cooling" in the series 1 board and you will find literally 100s of posts on how to cool the series 1.
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    Remove the HDs and run a non-writing test on...

    Remove the HDs and run a non-writing test on them. The drive probably has a bad spot on it.
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    Ouch... It is not a hash. If the signal is...

    Ouch...

    It is not a hash.

    If the signal is showing up on a regular receiver, I would have to guess that your tuners are bad...

    Has there been any lightning near you lately?
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    Sorry, that is a 3.1 option

    Sorry, that is a 3.1 option
  44. Wow... Man I wish I could read... :-( Sorry,...

    Wow... Man I wish I could read... :-(

    Sorry, cazg, my bad.
  45. Is it a "popping sound"? Or a "clicking sound"?...

    Is it a "popping sound"? Or a "clicking sound"?

    If it is a clicking sound, that indicates there is no load on the supply. I would think that you need to clean the flat flex connector that...
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    Actually... Instead of "switching channels",...

    Actually...

    Instead of "switching channels", you need to "switch antenna feeds" <-- assuming you have two feeds to your tivo.

    Then you can switch back to the original channel. You can even:
    ...
  47. Thread: Dsr7000

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    It is a series 2 DTivo. Look over in the series...

    It is a series 2 DTivo. Look over in the series 2 hacking area.
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    I see that behavior when there is no connection...

    I see that behavior when there is no connection to the dish. Are you getting data through those lines?
  49. I would guess you are missing the DirecTV...

    I would guess you are missing the DirecTV subscription to activate the DTivo features.
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    Thanks for the input. I was thinking that the...

    Thanks for the input. I was thinking that the small torx were t7 because that is what it says in the S2 hacked chip sticky thread.

    They are the two small torx that hold the phono plugs and the...
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    Where do Torx size 7s live????

    Where are people getting their torx size 7 screwdrivers at? It does not appear to be home depot or lowes.

    Any hints would be appreciated.
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    Yes, you need to kill the initd so you can change...

    Yes, you need to kill the initd so you can change system files. Use extreme25 or somthing like that to do it.
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    I discovered that using no compression I was able...

    I discovered that using no compression I was able to backup and restore:

    mfsbackup -so ./tivo.bak /dev/hdc

    mfsrestore -i ./tivo.bak /dev/hdd

    However the tivo.bak file was 1.4 gig large.
    ...
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    total time. Your should have like 204 hours...

    total time.

    Your should have like 204 hours with those two drives.

    sounds like you need to run mfsadd -x on the set.
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    Typo on my behalf. initrd When you say that...

    Typo on my behalf. initrd

    When you say that you restore your pre-hack image, I am wondering if initrd is restored. so do you:

    1) restore your pre-hack image
    2) run fixupz
    3) boot that drive...
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    Hmmm... wouldnt your virgin backup contain an...

    Hmmm... wouldnt your virgin backup contain an initrc that has to be killed?

    The idea would be to load your 2.5, then run extreme on it to fix the prom and initrc, then xupgrade.

    You have two...
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    Use the powermax utilities to do a low level...

    Use the powermax utilities to do a low level format would be an easy way. (that is a dos boot).
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    Once it is downloaded do: ls -al note the...

    Once it is downloaded do:

    ls -al

    note the size of the file in bytes, then do a properties on the windows side. Do the sizes match?

    binary? How are you sending the update down? Are you...
  59. Yes, but are the cc and bb offers for existing...

    Yes, but are the cc and bb offers for existing customers? Or new installs only?
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    Sticky: emuman100: yes, if the mid matches and you...

    emuman100:

    yes, if the mid matches and you are on at least 2.5.2 and you are no longer running mvchannels, the clear and delete will fix it all up.
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    If the new tivo you got has never been touched,...

    If the new tivo you got has never been touched, then the prom is at issue.
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    Looks like a bad serial line transfer. Are you...

    Looks like a bad serial line transfer. Are you running at 57600 to do the download of the .tar file? Make certain the file in /var/hack is the same size as the one on the CD.
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    I have gone from 2.5 to 2.5.2 using SZ's...

    I have gone from 2.5 to 2.5.2 using SZ's upgrade.... Twice :-) and both times it worked fine.

    If you are sending the .tcl and the .tar file over the serial prot, I would suggest going to 57600 to...
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    Dtivos do not have this setting. The antenna...

    Dtivos do not have this setting. The antenna data is stored on the drive. there is no loss in quality between the playback and the original source.
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    I too had questions as to wether my PS or HDs...

    I too had questions as to wether my PS or HDs were flaking out. To solve the question about the PS, I used another member's suggestion and I soldered a flat ribbon cable from the underneath side of...
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    What version were you running before you updated?...

    What version were you running before you updated?
    Was that version hacked?
    How did you complete the 2.5.2 update? (via bash, or by having the HDs in the PC?)
    Did the database rebuild during the...
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    What version of the o/s are you running? I...

    What version of the o/s are you running?

    I agree with everything that lazy bastard said. I tend to think it is a HD problem. Pull them, hook them to a PC and run the non-destructive diagnostics...
  68. correct, they are in both places. If you do a...

    correct, they are in both places. If you do a 'df' you should be able to see if you are currently using hda4 or 7. From the bash on the tivo you should be able to:

    mkdir /hda
    mount /dev/hdaX...
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    I tried downloading the mfs tools 2.0 iso from...

    I tried downloading the mfs tools 2.0 iso from Tyger's site. It boots up fine and I can make the backup. But when I restore I am getting the internal error 4.

    Has anyone been able to make a...
  70. Yes, check the sticky thread at the top of the...

    Yes, check the sticky thread at the top of the page:

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=21070&perpage=15&pagenumber=1
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    mfstool internal error 4

    Has anyone ever seen this error?

    I have created a backup of a 2.5.2 after I have it the way I want it. The command is:

    mfstool backup -6so ./tivo252.bak /dev/hdc

    That works fine. The...
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    Sticky: Since your MID and your card match. And since...

    Since your MID and your card match. And since you pay for the locals, you have to rebuild your database. You have to clear and delete your season passes/wishlists (I think it is the third entry...
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    I would also pull the flat flex cable from...

    I would also pull the flat flex cable from between the power supply and the main board and clean it and re-insert it. Some people have also been using contact enhanser spray on it.
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    Well, I have personal experience that it is WAY...

    Well, I have personal experience that it is WAY more than 60. I have had at least 125-150 shows in there and it seemed to be fine.
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    Sounds like a hard drive problem. If it is a...

    Sounds like a hard drive problem.

    If it is a Western Digital drive, you can put it in your PC and do a non-destructive test on it.

    Are you saying that it never leaves the Welcome, powering up...
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    I had the same problem running updatemid2.tcl ...

    I had the same problem running updatemid2.tcl

    try:

    tivosh ./bufferhackU.tcl

    I had to add tivosh before I could get updatemid2.tcl to run
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    Sticky: Well, my "Channel Not Available" problem is gone....

    Well, my "Channel Not Available" problem is gone.

    To sum up:

    I had to re-image my system to 2.5. I let it sit overnight before I applied 2.5.2 <-- this is my fatal flaw, I believe.

    I also...
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    Sticky: urpimpnes: Actually, it is something else. cd...

    urpimpnes:

    Actually, it is something else. cd to your /var/hack directory and then do:

    tivosh ./midupdate2.tcl

    That is what I have to do to get it to work. If I just do:
    ...
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    What Tivo system are you running? (2.5, 2.5.2,...

    What Tivo system are you running? (2.5, 2.5.2, 3.1)??

    Do you have xPlusz installed?

    I thihk you can undelete using EditTitle3 or whatever the latest version is.
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    Sticky: Channel Not Available (Locals)

    I had hard drive problems and had to re-image from 2.5 to 2.5.2. Now I have local guide info, but the channels themselves are black and say "Channel Not Available" on them. I have done a search and...
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    Sticky: urpimpnes: Sounds like the locals.dat file is...

    urpimpnes:

    Sounds like the locals.dat file is missing...

    Can you do the following from BASH:
    cd /var/hack
    ls -al

    verify that the file midupdate2.tcl is in the list AND has the exact...
  82. Update: I still believe Greek is correct. My...

    Update:

    I still believe Greek is correct. My B drive passed the WD diagnostics, but the 120gig A drive has a hard failure on it. I have placed an RMA to WD and am getting a new drive.

    In the...
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    Brilliant!! I did it to my T-60 last night. ...

    Brilliant!!

    I did it to my T-60 last night. Not too hard of a process, but VERY cool in that the ribbon cable can still be used on the main board if necessary...

    Thanks so much for the tip.
  84. I think you are correct, Greek... I did the...

    I think you are correct, Greek...

    I did the powermax 90 second test on my WD 120 gig (A) and the WD 100 gig (B). On the B drive, it passed, on the A drive it said to run the longer test. So I...
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    Wrencher... Still no problems? It sounds like...

    Wrencher...

    Still no problems? It sounds like a possible bad drive.

    How hard was it to solder the mother board directly to the power supply? Did you cut off the connectors? Or did you remove...
  86. well ever since I have owned the Dtivo (Sept...

    well ever since I have owned the Dtivo (Sept 2001), it have been really frail in the power supply area. I had to constantly reseat the flat flex connector cable.

    I finally replaced the FFC and...
  87. Video Washed out when new PS is installed

    Has anyone ever seen this??

    I just got a new power supply from weaknees. The installation went well. Upon powering it up, the initial video screen was totally washed out and smeared. I checked...
  88. Thread: Caller ID

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    Or you can do both. The dial prefix of *# is a...

    Or you can do both. The dial prefix of *# is a good one.

    As for the phone cord. Adding three 2K resistors in series on either the red or green lines fixes the problem as well.
  89. I bet its your runideturbo flag. It needs to...

    I bet its your runideturbo flag.

    It needs to be set to false.
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    Yes, I had the porno guide info showing up on the...

    Yes, I had the porno guide info showing up on the ESNa and b channels. Have not checked it out today to see if it was fixed.
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    Hughes will support the 120gig drive. My...

    Hughes will support the 120gig drive. My suggestion is that you make the 120gig the A drive and leave the original drive on a shelf somewhere. You will quickly find yourself wanting to go to a 2 -...
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    human321, After you enabled the 30 second skip...

    human321,

    After you enabled the 30 second skip did you reboot the IRD? That should be when it gets enabled.

    If you are doing it manually (using SPS30S), you should hear 3 chimes after the last...
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    johnd2, You have not given us much to go on...

    johnd2,

    You have not given us much to go on here. Is your machine hacked? Did it ever work correctly? Have you tried reseating the flat flex cable that connects the power supply to the main...
  94. People have been replacing the "Switching" board...

    People have been replacing the "Switching" board on the power supply with the one from the stand alone power supply and that works perfectly. The stand alone power supply can be purchased for $3.50...
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    Uhmmm.... I think we need more info. Do you...

    Uhmmm.... I think we need more info. Do you still have bash?
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    Have you rebooted it?

    Have you rebooted it?
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    To remove all the channels and get back to square...

    To remove all the channels and get back to square one:

    ./mvchannels.tcl reset

    then reboot.

    There are tons of other threads on getting and keeping locals. Here is the main one on how to get...
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    Look at your system info page and you will be...

    Look at your system info page and you will be told how many hours it can record. With an 80 gig drive I would expect to see about 65 hours or so. If it is 35 or 40, then you need to run dtivomad b4...
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    black and yellow will be 12 volts.

    black and yellow will be 12 volts.
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    Danier, I would assume it is a power supply...

    Danier,

    I would assume it is a power supply problem. Have you reseated the flat flex cable that links the power supply to the main board?

    Also, on the adjustment thing, I notice it is best to...
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    If you are running mvchannels using the xPlusz...

    If you are running mvchannels using the xPlusz command set, I would look in: /var/hack/xPlusz/bin or /hack/xPlusz/bin
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    Nophone and callerID work together. Yes, make...

    Nophone and callerID work together.

    Yes, make the phone cable. I used the 6K ohm (3 2ks in series) and that seems to work great.
  103. That is an issue with your access card. There...

    That is an issue with your access card. There are other threads here that will answer your question. use the search function
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    If you have serial enabled, I would use that. I...

    If you have serial enabled, I would use that. I went to 2.5.2 using the serial port and I didnt even have to crack open my case.

    No advantage t putting it the drives in the computer.
  105. Look in the system info menu. It is on the first...

    Look in the system info menu. It is on the first or second page.
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    Sounds like you $PATH is not set correctly. Look...

    Sounds like you $PATH is not set correctly. Look in /devbin or /tivo-bin for the ps command. You will have to edit your /.bashrc to add in the path once you deteming what it is.
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    How are you planning on getting the upgrade to...

    How are you planning on getting the upgrade to 3.1 installed? once you answer that question the question of if you have bash or not will be answered.
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    quantum_3: I have been up since 1/28 and I am...

    quantum_3:

    I have been up since 1/28 and I am still getting data as of this morning. Are you having problems?
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    boboli, You are running versin 2.5.2 of the...

    boboli,

    You are running versin 2.5.2 of the tivo software?

    What version of mvchannels.tcl are you running?

    Sounds like you need to download the software to your tivo again.
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    chhamilton: I sucessfully used the same...

    chhamilton:

    I sucessfully used the same technique to get multiple locals working in version 2.5.2 of the software. So I know that it works. You just have to be patient. It took me 3 days to get...
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    Firstly, mvchannels 1.3.6 is for 2.5.2... You...

    Firstly, mvchannels 1.3.6 is for 2.5.2... You need to use 135.

    You need to STOP mvchannels from running (comment it out of the rc.sysint or comment it out of cron). Then reboot. Now run...
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    The tivo owners manul tells you that a show that...

    The tivo owners manul tells you that a show that has been recorded and watched and deleted will not be recorded again for like 28 days or something. Could that be what you are running into?

    If...
  113. Thread: #61

    by genericuser
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    Jimmydarts - tsk, tsk... We dont talk about...

    Jimmydarts -

    tsk, tsk... We dont talk about that kind of stuff here. You should edit your post.

    dtvoguy -

    Did you reboot after doing the reset? Did you turn off addlocs (#20,0) so that...
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    You are not dealing with your log file problem. ...

    You are not dealing with your log file problem. The tivo killed all of /var (including /var/hack) and then recreated /var.

    You need to do something about your logs filling up. I know that...
  115. Thread: #61

    by genericuser
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    You need to do a reset... Try #61 Then...

    You need to do a reset...

    Try #61

    Then reboot. Then do your #60,10

    Also... You may have to fix your card to show the proper locals as well. How to do that is not covered at this site.
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    You are asking on the wrong forum. Try...

    You are asking on the wrong forum. Try dsschat.com under their pvr section...

    JJBlis, Kraven:

    "You keep using that word... I do not think it means what you think it means..."

    :-)
  117. All your steps look good. Under step 7, first do...

    All your steps look good. Under step 7, first do a:

    chmod 755 mvchannels.tcl <-- actually this would have to be done right after you rz the files to the tivo since you run this command in step...
  118. 1) before the upgrade to 2.5.2, do a...

    1) before the upgrade to 2.5.2, do a mvchannels.tcl reset
    2) after the upgrade to 2.5.2 is complete:

    Put mvchannels.tcl and main.dat into the /hack dir (or wherever).

    Run ./mvchannels.tcl...
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    /keepers will not work because it is attached to...

    /keepers will not work because it is attached to to /hda4 instead of /hda7

    You should do something like:

    mkdir /var/keepers
    cp /etccombo/<file> /var/keepers

    Then after you can:

    cd...
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    memike, Did you set runideturbo to false?

    memike,

    Did you set runideturbo to false?
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    you can expand the drive using dtivomad beta 4...

    you can expand the drive using dtivomad beta 4 without having to redo the entire install
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    SZ, I have just recently joined the xPlusz...

    SZ,

    I have just recently joined the xPlusz craze (used the 2.5.2 upgrade). One thing I have searched on the forums is, "freepages" and I have yet to figure out what exactly that is... Can you...
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    I upgraded from 2.5 to 2.5.2 and was getting...

    I upgraded from 2.5 to 2.5.2 and was getting stuck at 100%. I had to clear the guide and todo lists to get it going again.
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    My guess is the flat flex connector cable the...

    My guess is the flat flex connector cable the runs from the power supply to the main board. pull it and reseat it.
  125. Snoopy, I did not understand your answer to...

    Snoopy,

    I did not understand your answer to me. Was your tivo running properly before you added the /bin/900s.tcl into your rc.sysinit?

    What version of tivo software is the machine running?
    ...
  126. So before you added 900s.tcl, everything...

    So before you added 900s.tcl, everything booted/played correctly? If you have added things to the end of your rc.sysinit, make sure you have a suitable sleep command so the system can finish coming...
  127. turn off runideturbo. Also, there were...

    turn off runideturbo.

    Also, there were complaints about IBM drives several months ago. Is it possible that you are using a drive that dont work with Tivo?

    Search for IBM
  128. two possibilities as I see it... 1) your card...

    two possibilities as I see it...

    1) your card is screwed up. But we dont talk about that here.

    2) your channels.dat file is including the atl entries. Check it and comment them out or change...
  129. Thread: logs?

    by genericuser
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    Look in /var/logs directory. There is ALL sorts...

    Look in /var/logs directory. There is ALL sorts of stuff in there. The tivo logs EVERY keystroke you make.
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    I would pull the flat flex cable from between the...

    I would pull the flat flex cable from between the power supply and main board and reseat it. It may have gotten tweaked during your messing around.
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    Are you perhaps running the nosdd.tcl script?

    Are you perhaps running the nosdd.tcl script?
  132. Thread: nosdd.log

    by genericuser
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    Nuke, Because of the /dev/null at the end of...

    Nuke,

    Because of the /dev/null at the end of your commands, I do not know why you would expect a /var/hack/nosdd.log file to be generated.

    Because you moved the files to /var/hack instead of...
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    Those are mvchannel version numbers. He is...

    Those are mvchannel version numbers. He is looking for selectlocals. Here is the one for 2.5:

    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=9401
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    Sounds like the flat flex cable the connects the...

    Sounds like the flat flex cable the connects the mainboard to the power supply needs to be reseated. Pull the drives and reseat that cabel and see how things go.
  135. Thread: nosdd.log

    by genericuser
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    jerob: When you do: cd /var/hack ls Do...

    jerob:
    When you do:

    cd /var/hack
    ls

    Do you see the noppv.log file there? Is it a real file or did you make it a niull file at some point? try:

    chmod 777 nosdd.log
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    Or... cd / find . -type f -exec grep "string"...

    Or...

    cd /
    find . -type f -exec grep "string" {} \; -print
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    Currently your tivo will not take the 2.5.2 over...

    Currently your tivo will not take the 2.5.2 over the sat.

    There is a 2.5 version of select locals out there. Search for it.
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    Look for the flat flex cable that connects the...

    Look for the flat flex cable that connects the main board to the PS. If you are looking at the supply from the fron of the dtivo unit, the pot is on the left edge of the board between you and the...
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    setpri fifo 1 $$ $$ is a shell variable that...

    setpri fifo 1 $$

    $$ is a shell variable that means the currently running processes PID. If you put this in the rc.sysinit, then ALL processes started after that line will run at that priority.
    ...
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    Are you saying that the Hughes unit was...

    Are you saying that the Hughes unit was completely "stock" and that one day it just stopped working?

    When you say it freezes... Does it actually frreze? Or does it reboot to the "Weolcome......
  141. It never leaves that screen? Or is it in an...

    It never leaves that screen? Or is it in an infinte reboot loop?
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    What do your log files look like? I do not think...

    What do your log files look like? I do not think you need to run noppv every 5 minutes. Once an hour should be fine (05 * * * *).

    On your no ppv and nosdd I would also add this:

    2>&1

    That...
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    Use DtivoMad to expand to the full capactiry of...

    Use DtivoMad to expand to the full capactiry of the drive. Somewhere around 65 hours Iwould guess.

    There are NO quality settings on the dtivos. Everything it plays looks wxactly like it does...
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    try the end of this page: ...

    try the end of this page:

    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=7908
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    Did you pull and reseat the flat flex cable that...

    Did you pull and reseat the flat flex cable that connects the motherboard to the power supply?

    Is the fan still plugged into the motherboard?
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    broly, So using the feed that goes into the...

    broly,

    So using the feed that goes into the tivo you can hook that wire to the regular receiver and get a picture and everything?

    Describe the path from the dish to the back of the tivo. Are...
  147. If you are in an infinite reboot loop,try setting...

    If you are in an infinite reboot loop,try setting runideturbo to false. I had the same problem as you did. I think I ran B4 of DTivoMad to expand my drive.
  148. Thread: No noppv

    by genericuser
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    ummm.... Not sure what you did, but it does have...

    ummm.... Not sure what you did, but it does have to be looped. Is it being called from the daily call routine?
  149. Thread: No noppv

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    I loop noppv by using vixie cron. Search for...

    I loop noppv by using vixie cron. Search for vixie cron.

    use the 'cp' command to copy the file..

    cd into the directory, then:

    cp noppv.tcl /var/hack/noppv.tcl
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    Agix, You should than have two channel 9s. ...

    Agix,

    You should than have two channel 9s. LA9 and ??9. Both show up as channel 9. As far as I know that is not a problem. The tivo knows what is playing on each channel 9.

    Does that make...
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