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    Thanks for the posts guys!!! Always nice to here...

    Thanks for the posts guys!!! Always nice to here from you Capt. My Tivo is handling my recordings perfectly and I have no problem waiting out the next 3 weeks. I have nothing to worry about!!!
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    Hey guys: Hi Capt. I haven't been around in a...

    Hey guys:

    Hi Capt. I haven't been around in a long time, but its nice to see you are still here!!! I've got a series 1 Sony Sat T-60 with 2.52-01-1011. (It's the hacked software version with...
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    Tivo for digital cable?

    Hey guys:

    I have Optimum Online triple play package. I am going to ask Santa for a Tivo unit for Christmas. I am wondering what the unit is that I should ask for? I am looking a fairly current...
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    Lost audio on Tivo'ed Shrek movie???

    Hey guys:

    I recorded Shrek a while ago on my Sony T-60. It worked fine for a while and then one day I went to play it and there is no audio. I am running X+Z version 2.5.2(The version is the one...
  5. rfc: I know it's such a weird isssue. I don't...

    rfc:

    I know it's such a weird isssue. I don't get it. I've been coming here for a long time and I never heard of it either. Maybe it's the dish, I don't know. I'll check it this weekend. I'm...
  6. Sony T-60 picture at 1/2 brightness after a storm???

    Hi Guys:

    We had a storm here yesterday and something zapped my T-60. Everything seems to be fine on the Tivo end. All the prgrams are still on the drives. All the Tivo functions work fine. ...
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    Thanks Greek: I'll give it a whirl this...

    Thanks Greek:

    I'll give it a whirl this afternoon and let you know how I make out. I'll look around for a volt meter but I think it packed away. We just moved in recently.

    jwmghf
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    So you want me to hook up only the A drive and...

    So you want me to hook up only the A drive and not Both A and B drives?

    Boot up the computer with A drive attached to hdc (in my case). Let Linux load up and then hit enter twice.

    So it should...
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    Sony Sat-T60 that won't boot up.

    Hi guys:

    The drives are fine. They boot up fine in a different T60. I run Xtreme on them again and put them back in the problem unit and all I get is the "Powering Up" screen and after 30...
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    It worked like a charm!!! Thanks a lot. jwmghf

    It worked like a charm!!! Thanks a lot.

    jwmghf
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    SR712: Thanks. I'll give it a shot and post...

    SR712:

    Thanks. I'll give it a shot and post back.

    jwmghf
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    Using X+Z to undelete a recording

    Hey guys:

    I accidently deleted a show that Tivo recorded on its own. I tried to undelete it using the X+Z commands. I must be doing something wrong. I typed in these commands at the caller id...
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    I think I found it!!! I just emailed you a...

    I think I found it!!! I just emailed you a couple of pics. There going to come in big so they will take a little time to download. Tell me what you think.

    Thanks,

    jwmghf
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    Thanks Greek: I'll check it out and let you...

    Thanks Greek:

    I'll check it out and let you know if I find something.

    jwmghf
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    Sat-T60 - Green power button flashing?

    Hi there:

    The green power light blinks on and off on my Tivo and that's it. It's making a little clicking noise inside the unit where you plug the power cord in. The unit doesn't boot up. The...
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    Hi guys: Everything went well. I loaded up...

    Hi guys:

    Everything went well. I loaded up 2.52 and used the upgrd252.sh command (no -p) and it worked great. Thanks for the input. You guys are great.

    jwmghf
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    Upgrade to 2.52?

    I have 25Xtreme on my drives. I loaded it up and left the satellite disconnected when it went through the entire boot process and database loading. It completed successfully. I beleive this did...
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    I will try it again and I'll try it on another...

    I will try it again and I'll try it on another computer as well. I'll post back soon.

    Thanks,

    jwmghf
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    Formatting Quantum hard drives??

    Hi there:

    I have 2 different quantum hard drives. They came directly out of a Sat- T60. I can't seem to get my computer to recognize them. Even the bios doesn't see them. I would like to...
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    Thanks for the multitude of info in your last...

    Thanks for the multitude of info in your last post!!!! I'll get my hands on the programs you mentioned and start reading in the Video Extraction forums.

    You'll start seeing me over there.
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    Hey Captain: Always a pleasure to hear from...

    Hey Captain:

    Always a pleasure to hear from you.

    I will pull the DVD rom drive as you suggested.

    I will probably use the drive to record DVD movies. Use it to store family photos and...
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    Pioneer DVD-RW - A06 question

    I just bought the A06 and had a couple of questions. I currently have a normal DVD player in my computer. I also have a CD-RW.

    Do I hook up the A06 and leave the two other drives installed or...
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    I ran PowerMax. Came back with no errors on the...

    I ran PowerMax. Came back with no errors on the drives. I ran all the tests it had to offer. Try the ribbon cable(both ends), the battery, and leaving it unplugged for a while (a few days). If...
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    I can't get the bios to detect the drives.

    Thanks anyway Darkwing:

    I was there already. Those are the instructions I followed to the tee. That's why I posed the question to the pro's here.

    jwmghf
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    Jumper settings for Quantum lct 15 drives?

    I have a Sony T60 with 2 Quantum lct 15 drives in it. I would like to install 25xtreme on them and set them up as master and slave.

    The original jumper position status:

    The "A" drive(at the...
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    I haven't seen that error but if I had to guess I...

    I haven't seen that error but if I had to guess I would say the drive is locked. Look at Hinsdale's how to guide to see how to unlock the drive. Hope this helps you out.

    jwmghf
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    G16aByT3: You are correct. The drives are on...

    G16aByT3:

    You are correct. The drives are on there way back to googlegear. Serial ATA doesn't work.

    jwmghf
  28. Thanks Captain: You da Man!!! jwmghf:D

    Thanks Captain:

    You da Man!!!

    jwmghf:D
  29. Can't exit the "Dialing options Changed" screen?

    I just loaded up 2.52 and X+Z. I put #21,1 in the caller id prefix and it said "executing X+Z" and then "Succeeded". I then also put #4 in the caller id prefix with the same positive results as...
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    Hi Captain: I'm up and running. Thanks for...

    Hi Captain:

    I'm up and running. Thanks for your tip. It worked like a charm.

    Where can I find out what type of hacks are included in 2.52?

    Thanks,

    jwmghf
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    I tried to upload 2.52. I hooked up drive A,...

    I tried to upload 2.52. I hooked up drive A, started the Xupgrade cd, went through all the Linux bootup jargon, and at the # I typed in:

    upgrd252.sh

    Enter device name of your DTivo 'a' drive...
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    Xupgrade question

    This is from step A. #3 of the Xupgrade readme:

    (you only need to flash the prom if you did not flash it with current install, not necessary for v25xtreme)

    I currently have 25Xtreme on my...
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    Superzaps Extreme2.52

    I have just uploaded 25Xtreme to my drives. I would like to upgrade to 2.52. Do I need to add any other upgrades (ie. kraven's update ect...) to 25Xtreme before proceeding???

    I read this in...
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    Thanks anyway. It's a standalone. jwmghf

    Thanks anyway. It's a standalone.

    jwmghf
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    Sony SVR-3000

    Can this unit be upgraded and hacked the same way that the Philips dsr7000 and the Hughes hdvr2 can be? And is it a combo unit or a standalone Tivo??

    Thanks,

    jwmghf
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    Hi there Captain: That's what I wanted to...

    Hi there Captain:

    That's what I wanted to here!!! I'll see you around soon.

    Thanks for the reply,

    jwmghf
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    twin barracuda's...

    I just bought two Seagate Barracuda Seagate ST3120026AS from GoogleGear dot com. I beleive these good drives to use in the Sony T60.

    Also, I heard when you set your drives up that the larger...
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    At least they changed the color!! Thanks for the...

    At least they changed the color!! Thanks for the info.

    jwmghf
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    Ok, I'll check out the threads. Do you have a...

    Ok, I'll check out the threads. Do you have a Manufacturer preference to which of the Series 2's are better built?? ie. easier to work on, does one have better airflow over the drives than...
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    Series 1 Tivo vs. Series 2 Tivo

    Hi there:

    I just sold a broken T60 on Ebay. I am in the market now for another DirecTivo unit. I know the series 1 Tivos can be hacked. I have no knowledge of the Series 2.

    Can the Series...
  41. Thread: The GSOD!!!

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    I'll check, but I'm sure the 120 gig hd is set as...

    I'll check, but I'm sure the 120 gig hd is set as Master and the original drive is set as slave. It was working fine for months before it decided to start this infinite loop problem. I haven't...
  42. Thread: The GSOD!!!

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    My Primary drive is a Maxtor 120 gig. It did...

    My Primary drive is a Maxtor 120 gig. It did check out ok when I ran Powermax.

    I can re-install Extreme. I will lose some recordings but I can just record them again. No biggie.

    I have...
  43. Thread: The GSOD!!!

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    Pulled and reseated the ribbon cable on the other...

    Pulled and reseated the ribbon cable on the other end. Ran Powermax on both drives a few times. They checked out with no errors. I left the unit unplugged for about 2 weeks. Tonite I plugged it...
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    Ok now it looks like I am part of the club!!! I...

    Ok now it looks like I am part of the club!!! I am running 25Extreme (no 2.5.2 upgrade). I turned off my unit and plugged it back in 5 minutes later. That's when it started to loop also.

    It...
  45. Thread: The GSOD!!!

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    Ok, I'll pull it on the other side also and post...

    Ok, I'll pull it on the other side also and post back. I already looked at the thread below mine, not entirely however, so I will take a closer look at it. Thanks for your help, hopefully I can get...
  46. Thread: The GSOD!!!

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    Ok I pulled the ribbon cable from the motherboard...

    Ok I pulled the ribbon cable from the motherboard and reseated. Still nothing. It continues the infinite loop process.

    I love working on these units to make them work. What sort of search title...
  47. Thread: The GSOD!!!

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    The GSOD!!!

    Hi everyone:

    Hope all is well on the homefronts.

    I am having a bit of a problem with my Sony T-60. I got the GSOD. No problem, it cleared in 20 minutes. But then it goes into an infinite...
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    Xtreme 2.5 vs Xtreme 2.52

    Hi All:

    I am currently running 2.5. Is it worth the effort to upgrade to 2.5.2 or 3.1.0?? I have not done any research so I don't know the differences btwn the three. I am running P3 cards...
  49. What are you trying to accomplish (ie. Load up...

    What are you trying to accomplish (ie. Load up extreme or are you just trying to add another drive to a non-hacked tivo. What type of unit is it. What type of hard drives are you using. What have...
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    Thanks fixn278: That's what I was hoping it...

    Thanks fixn278:

    That's what I was hoping it was!! Thanks again for the answer and the quick response.

    jwmghf
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    added new large "B" drive using mfsadd...

    I followed the directions for mfsadd in the hinsdale guide. The computer said that it added about 135 hrs to the T60 for a total of about 175 hrs. This is an non-hacked unit with version 3.1 and a...
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    Using MFSADD to add a large "B" drive

    Hi everyone:

    This is a non-hacked receiver.

    I am trying to hook up a 120 gig hard drive as drive "B".
    I hooked up both drives no problem. Does it matter which drive goes to what or can I...
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    No problem Tweaky: I was just frustrated when...

    No problem Tweaky:

    I was just frustrated when I read your "search this" statement. I was going nuts!!!

    Talk to you later,

    jwmghf
  54. Backing up my T-60 "A" drive and adding 120 gig

    Moved thread.
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    I am trying to backup my 40 gig "A". Hinsdale...

    I am trying to backup my 40 gig "A". Hinsdale says to hook my original 40 gig drive to Secondary Master. And to hook the 120 gig drive to Primary Slave.

    I chose to hook the 120 gig drive to...
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    Thank you much SR712!!! Here's a quick question....

    Thank you much SR712!!! Here's a quick question. Is it possible to leave the original quantum 40 gig hard drive as drive "A" (not do anything at all to this drive) and simply Bless the new...
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    Thanks Captain: That's what I did. The...

    Thanks Captain:

    That's what I did. The original hard drive in this T60 is a quantum fireball 40 gig drive. Is this an IBM product?? I am looking for the proper jumper setting for it.
    ...
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    Thanks for your help. I did my own search and 5...

    Thanks for your help. I did my own search and 5 million different threads popped up in my face. I read them for a while and got sick of reading things that didn't pertain to what I was looking for....
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    Please help. Adding a 120 gig hard drive??

    I am installing a new Seagate 120 gig hard drive into my friends T60. He is a paying subscriber to Dave and Tivo. His is running ver 3.1. I only have to install the new drive. He wants to keep his...
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    Couple of Tivo questions

    I am installing a new Seagate 120 gig hard drive into my friends T60. He is a paying subscriber to Dave and Tivo. His is running ver 3.1. I only have to install the new drive and get it working. ...
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    I am ready to pull the trigger on a hard drive. ...

    I am ready to pull the trigger on a hard drive. I really wanted the Barracuda, but I can't find anyone that has it.

    What is the model number of the Samsung and do you know where I can buy one??...
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    Thanks you guys: I'll check out both of them. ...

    Thanks you guys:

    I'll check out both of them. Zabs, it good to see you around. I have been mia as of late because we just had a baby girl!!! I start hanging out here a little more soon:D
    ...
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    New hard drives for the T60

    Hi everyone:

    I want to put a couple of 120 gig hard drives in my T60. I have read that the Barracuda's are quiet and dependable. Which 120's do I need? There is the IV'th generation and now...
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    ASUS motherboard/Athalon usb port problem.

    I have an ASUS Motherboard w/the AMD Athalon chipset. The USB ports are recognized by the Device Manager but when a USB device is plugged in (ie. compact flash cards for my camera) Window 2000 Pro...
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    Hi there Captain: It cleared up in about an...

    Hi there Captain:

    It cleared up in about an hour. Thanks for the reassurance. Nice to hear from you. I'll be back in touch when my DVD burner comes in.

    jwmghf
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    The Big Green Screen of DEATH!!!

    We lost power here for about 5 minutes. When the power turned back on, the T60 started to reboot and then the big bad green screen of death showed up. It says to not turn off the receiver or to not...
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    I have heard that you want to buy the burner that...

    I have heard that you want to buy the burner that comes with the best software. Newer software allows you to add to the DVD (ie several burns on the same DVD)



    I thinks itís called...
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    Thanks everyone: I'll do a little more...

    Thanks everyone:

    I'll do a little more research and check out the forum to see what troubles people are having with these drives.

    jwmghf
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    Difference btwn the dvd drives on the market?

    I'm looking for a good quality drive on the market. Not sure what the differences might be, but, I am buying it specifically to burn dvd's from tivo to my computer. I am looking for some opinions. ...
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    I am assuming you are referring to the Zoom air...

    I am assuming you are referring to the Zoom air drivers. If you are installing the Zoom air drivers than you only need to hook up the "A" drive to your computer.

    jwmghf
  71. Hey there plunger: I deleted it because it was...

    Hey there plunger:

    I deleted it because it was part of someonelse's directions on how to install the Kraven Upgrade.

    The drive I was updating was a 40 gig drive so I answered "no" to running...
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    Where can I get help with installing the Turbo...

    Where can I get help with installing the Turbo airnet??? I followed the directions from the 9thTee and I still cant get my ZoomAir card to ping my computer??? I can really use some help :(
    ...
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    Firmware Upgrade for Tivo airnet

    I am running Windows XP. The readme in firmware upgrade "dwl650_firmware_8c2" says:

    TO UPGRADE THE FIRMWARE ON THE DWL-650 TO 82c FOLLOW THE STEPS BELOW:

    Requirement: This firmware upgrade is...
  74. Thread: noppv problems

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    Does anyone know if xplusz will work with...

    Does anyone know if xplusz will work with Kraven's update?

    Thanks,

    jwmghf
  75. Thread: noppv problems

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    Where can I find the download for superzaps 2.16...

    Where can I find the download for superzaps 2.16 version of noppv???

    Thanks,

    jwmghf
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    maybe a stupid question but... What if when the...

    maybe a stupid question but... What if when the phone rings I just don't answer it until a command I executed is complete. That should avoid any problem, right?

    Thanks,

    jwmghf
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    Is this true??? That's what I use. Please tell...

    Is this true??? That's what I use. Please tell me it only happens on rare occasions. Just humor me for Pete's sake!!!!

    jwmghf
  78. Ok, I got it done with a slight variation:...

    Ok,

    I got it done with a slight variation: (don't know if it worked because I added this command or because I ran TivoMad?)

    I installed Xtreme again and answered "YES" to TivoMad, then at the...
  79. Then I'll go back and say, "YES". I'll post back...

    Then I'll go back and say, "YES". I'll post back in a little while.

    Thanks,

    jwmghf
  80. even though it's only a 40 gig hard drive? ...

    even though it's only a 40 gig hard drive?

    jwmghf:confused:
  81. The drive I am using is the original Tivo "A"...

    The drive I am using is the original Tivo "A" drive (40 gig).

    Once I re-install Xtreme... Do I need to run TivoMad??? It said to run it if the drive I was installing Xtreme to was larger than a...
  82. Sounds good Zabs: I'll try re-Xtreme-ing and...

    Sounds good Zabs:

    I'll try re-Xtreme-ing and post back. Something's didn't take. I didn't mess with anything prior to Kraven's update. I think this stuff is just tempermental and you need to...
  83. Hey BubbleLamp: That's what I meant, but still...

    Hey BubbleLamp:

    That's what I meant, but still no bash. I'll try rebooting the computer now? New update:

    I rebooted the computer, changed serial port to 9600 and got the bash back. The last...
  84. I completed step #5 and: Lost the bash, but,...

    I completed step #5 and:

    Lost the bash, but, Tivo never rebooted itself. I tried changing the serial port speed to 11520 and that didn't work either (still no bash). So then I reset the Tivo...
  85. After sending: Update.tar.gz to root directory?

    Once this is in my root directory, do I mark the file as "Executable" before continueing to the next step??

    I actually aready did. If I am not supposed to make it an executable, how can I change...
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    white2833: Sounds cool. I'll give mine a shot...

    white2833:

    Sounds cool. I'll give mine a shot tomorrow and I'll let you know if I'm networking as well!!!;)

    Is the software CD the one that came with the Zoom Air wireless card or did you...
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    Thanks BubbleLamp: I'll let you know how I...

    Thanks BubbleLamp:

    I'll let you know how I make out!!!

    jwmghf
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    OPTION #1: BACKING UP A SINGLE DRIVE TiVo

    (Quote is from Hinsdale's How to.)

    I would like to back up only the original Tivo A drive. How do I go about this???

    If I ingnore this the quote above, do I still set this drive up as...
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    Enjoy what you have for now. When your ready to...

    Enjoy what you have for now. When your ready to hack your Tivo unit come back. The help here is great. Throw out the phone cable and put black tape over the input on the Tivo. That's the only way...
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    Did you have to re-install 25xtreme on Tivo "A"...

    Did you have to re-install 25xtreme on Tivo "A" drive or do you mean you had to remove the drive to physically put the Turbo Air Net in the Tivo unit???

    Were the instructions from SiliconDust.com...
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    Hey Zabs: How did you make out with the Turbo...

    Hey Zabs:

    How did you make out with the Turbo Air Net install??? Have you attempted it yet?? I haven't had time to get to mine yet. I'm just wondering if it was easy or not.

    Talk to you...
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    I've started reading about it. Let me know how...

    I've started reading about it. Let me know how your set-up goes and I'll keep you up to date with mine. It sounds cool.

    Have a great Turkey Day!!!

    jwmghf:D
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    Hi Zabs: What is the purpose of this card???...

    Hi Zabs:

    What is the purpose of this card???
    I bought it because I was told it makes life much easier when talking to the Tivo unit.

    Is it supposed to give me the bash prompt in Tera Term...
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    Installing and using turbo air net?

    I have installed 25Xtreme and the Kraven update. I have not messed around with any of the capabilities of Kraven's update.

    I would like to get my Air Net card working. (Not sure if this is the...
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    Sure can Zabs: It was a bad female connector...

    Sure can Zabs:

    It was a bad female connector at first. I didn't have another one to replace it with so I tried to use one of the boxes that are meant for the 24" oval dishes. That's when I was...
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    Zabs: I found the prob. It was a bad...

    Zabs:

    I found the prob. It was a bad connection. I now have the dual tuner enabled.

    Talk to you soon,

    jwmghf
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    They are both coming in at 87-99 signal strength...

    They are both coming in at 87-99 signal strength on only the odd numbered transponders.

    Sat-in-1, A 101 is picking up both even and odd numbered transponders (with a great signal)

    Sat-in-2, ...
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    I keep getting a error in the Tivo set-up. It's...

    I keep getting a error in the Tivo set-up. It's not detecting Sat A. I am choosing the round dish option with 2 cables. Is that right?

    Thanks,

    jwmghf
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    Hey Dudes: Hope you're doing well on this...

    Hey Dudes:

    Hope you're doing well on this lovely Football Sunday afternoon!!!

    Can I hook up the other lnb on my round 18" dish in order to get the dual tuner capablility functions working??? ...
  100. Thanks Zabs: That was easy. I'll post back...

    Thanks Zabs:

    That was easy. I'll post back when I get stuck again.

    Thanks,

    jwmghf
  101. Hey BubbleLamp: I reset the baud rate to...

    Hey BubbleLamp:

    I reset the baud rate to 115200 and I got Bash back. AWSOME!!!

    (is there a way to save the 115200 baud rate in Tera Term so I don't have to input it everytime???)

    I then...
  102. 25Xtreme installed/Kraven's update lost bash#!!!

    At step 5 the tivo unit re-booted itself and then I tried step 6 and the bash # was gone. I was doing so well up until then. I was hoping to get thru this without having to say, "I lost the bash...
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    I just re-loaded kraven's update. When it...

    I just re-loaded kraven's update.

    When it finished, I typed at the bash prompt:

    cd /
    ls

    I now have:

    upgrade.tar and upgrade.tar.gz in the root directory.
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    How's it going Bubblelamp?: Good to see you...

    How's it going Bubblelamp?:

    Good to see you back in the drivers seat.


    I just asked if I made a syntax error as I was editting my last post as you were entering yours.

    Things seem to be...
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    Just removed /etc/SubTest and re-installing the...

    Just removed /etc/SubTest and re-installing the update. I'll let you know how I make out.


    I entered this at the bash prompt:

    ls -l/

    it came back with:

    Try 'ls--help' for more...
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    Hi Zabs: Good to here from you!!! I am...

    Hi Zabs:

    Good to here from you!!!


    I am now on step 5 of the Kraven Update. When I entered:

    cpio -i -H tar -d -F upgrade.tar
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    Transferrring files during Kraven's install?

    I have attempted to transfer a file (upgrade.tar.gz) from a CD to the Tera term Root directory. Here's what I did:

    At the bash#:

    cd /

    On the Tera term menu:

    file->transfer->zmodem->send->
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    I have attempted to transfer a file...

    I have attempted to transfer a file (upgrade.tar.gz) from a CD to the Tera term Root directory. Here's what I did:

    At the bash#:

    cd /root

    On the Tera term menu:
    ...
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    Hurray: After all that... I worked, I'm...

    Hurray:

    After all that... I worked, I'm watching tv!!! And I've got bash!!! This is almost better than sex!!! (almost) I'll keep posting as I move along. Thanks for everyones help.

    If...
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    Hey BubbleLamp: How's it going?? I hope you...

    Hey BubbleLamp:

    How's it going?? I hope you had a great day!!!

    I'm sorry, I already did install Xtreme. I have Tera Term Pro open on my computer and I'm hooked up to the Tivo unit (the drives...
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    Ok, I did the low level format on both drives....

    Ok,

    I did the low level format on both drives. Do I simply put the drives back into the Tivo unit and let it boot up??? Or do I need to hook up the null serial cable to my computer and get to...
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    Thanks - for telling me I can go to bed Zabs!!! ...

    Thanks - for telling me I can go to bed Zabs!!! (it's formatting on a P2 350 mHz)

    Do you think that Windows XP could have written it's sig to the drives within litterally 2 seconds of seeing the...
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    Any clue how long a low level format takes on a...

    Any clue how long a low level format takes on a 120 gig hard drive?

    jwmghf
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    Zabs: I just pm'ed you. If you have a chance...

    Zabs:

    I just pm'ed you. If you have a chance pm me back.

    Thanks,

    jwmghf
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    No channels 100 or 200 (nothing on any channel at...

    No channels 100 or 200 (nothing on any channel at all), however, all the guide infomation is there.

    Does that mean it could be the drives??? If so, do I do a low level format on both A and B...
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    BubbleLamp: If it were a test card and it...

    BubbleLamp:

    If it were a test card and it worked flawlessly in an identical Tivo unit except for that 25Xtreme was not installed on the drives what would you think??

    This is what they offer at...
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    I loaded it up again and all I get is black...

    I loaded it up again and all I get is black screen!!!

    I disconnected the hard drives after DirecTivoMad finishes. It says that to everyone that made 25Xtreme happen ect... and then it goes to...
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    Thanks Zabs: I was hoping that was the screen...

    Thanks Zabs:

    I was hoping that was the screen you were talking about.

    I'll go and re-Xtreme!!!

    Update you tomorrow.

    Thanks,
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    Here's a new one: I realized that I had the...

    Here's a new one:

    I realized that I had the turbo air net card in the Tivo unit. So I thought let me unplug tivo and remove the card. I did and plugged it back in. I walked away for 5 minutes...
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    Hi DarkWing: Here's what I did: My larger...

    Hi DarkWing:

    Here's what I did:

    My larger "A" drive was hooked up as secondary master. The smaller "B" drive was hooked up as primary slave. Booted the 25Xtreme cd. It asked which drive was...
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    Xtreme installed sucessfully!!!

    I got Xtreme to install sucessfully on my A&B drives. I put them in the Tivo unit and it says, "Tivo is updating it software". Then it says its updating the data base. This will take a long time. ...
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    Thanks wallmartian: I actually have the Turbo...

    Thanks wallmartian:

    I actually have the Turbo Air Net card and the Zoom Air Model 4105 Wireless Card. I also have the serial cable to hook up. I would prefer to set up the Turbo Air Net card. ...
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    Thanks Dark Wing: Is Tera Term a...

    Thanks Dark Wing:

    Is Tera Term a Windows-based program that auto-interacts with DTivo via the serial connection?

    Is this correct?

    What should I set the TERA TERM New Connections to?? It...
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    Kraven's upgrade instructions???

    How do I enter the 10 commands indicated into 25Xtreme? Do I need to use Tera Term Pro 2.3 and if so how do these two programs communicate with each other (ie. interface)???

    Feel free to put it...
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    25Xtreme and then???

    I just loaded up 25Xtreme onto my 2 hard drives. Can I place the drives in the Tivo unit or do I need to place Kraven's upgrade on them 1st?

    Thanks,

    jwmghf
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    Nevermind, I answered my own question. I didn't...

    Nevermind, I answered my own question. I didn't see the little greater than sign.

    Thanks anyway,

    jwmghf
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    "Tivo Target" question

    I am in the middle of loading up 25Xtreme.

    I have two hard drives:

    drive hdc = 120 gig
    drive hdb = 40 gig (originally the "A" drive that came with the T60.)

    Heres where I'm at:

    Enter...
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    Cd drive is connected as Secondary Slave. Let...

    Cd drive is connected as Secondary Slave.

    Let me know if you need to know anything else.

    Thanks,

    jwmghf
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    Trouble booting into 25Xtreme.

    A drive is hooked to Secondary Master. B drive is hooked to Primary slave.

    When I put the 25Xtreme boot CD in and try to boot up it makes it to the 1st Boot # prompt. I hit enter again and it...
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    Justin_Thyme: Can we use the ver. 2.52 with a...

    Justin_Thyme:

    Can we use the ver. 2.52 with a Sony T60?? If not, any idea if a version for the T60 is soon coming?

    Thanks,

    jwmghf
  131. Power outage backing up the A & B drives!!!

    I believe both drives are installed properly and are not locked (HDB: 240121728 sectors, 122942 MB and HDC: 78198750 sectors, 40038 MB).

    I booted up into Linux. Got the # prompt. I typed in:
    ...
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    Help!! Trying to use Easy Cd Creator 5.0??

    When making the bootable cd for MfsTools2. Are there any special settings for:

    Bootable Cd:
    Load Segment:
    Sector Count:
    Emulation Options:


    And what should I see when I look on the disk in...
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    I have Easy Cd Creator 5.0 Platinum. When making...

    I have Easy Cd Creator 5.0 Platinum. When making a bootable cd for MfsTools2. Are there any special settings for:

    Bootable Cd:
    Load Segment:
    Sector Count:
    Emulation Options:


    And what...
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    Installing 25Xtreme on 2 drives???

    I bought a 114 hour ADD-ON "B" hard drive from the 9th Tee. I would like to use the original 35 hour "A" drive that came with the T60 as my secondary.

    I have read that the larger drive should...
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    Captain_Video: We meet again.(thank God) So I...

    Captain_Video:

    We meet again.(thank God) So I can get this new computer with Windows XP, and as long as I am careful to disconect the tivo drives before rebooting into XP I should be fine?

    You...
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    I was told not to backup my hard drives using XP,...

    I was told not to backup my hard drives using XP, NT or 2000 because they can write their signatures to the drives that mess up the partitions on them. I am currently using XP and I love it. Is...
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    Purchased a new computer??? Tivo in mind.

    I finally pulled the trigger and went out and bought a new computer. What is the best operating system to work with making backup images of my drives, 25Xtreme, Turbo Air Net, MFS tools, etc...
    ...
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    I have a dell dimension 8100 with Windows XP on...

    I have a dell dimension 8100 with Windows XP on it. I just dug up a dell G series pentium 350 with Windows 98 on it. I tried to get the computer to boot up with the cd and it won't. There was an...
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    I'll find another computer. Thanks guys, ...

    I'll find another computer.

    Thanks guys,

    jwmghf
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    Backing up the A & B drives with XP?

    In the Hinsdale instructions it suggests not using XP for backing up the drives. Has anyone tried this??? It's the only operating system I have at my house.

    Thanks,

    jwmghf
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    Was my last post too confusing??? Please let me...

    Was my last post too confusing??? Please let me know.

    Thanks you guys,

    jwmghf
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    Last question before I do this: This is the...

    Last question before I do this:

    This is the way the instructions came from the 9thTee:

    ____________________________________________________

    The original drive (35hr) is supposed to be the...
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    Thanks guys: I'm getting a handle on things...

    Thanks guys:

    I'm getting a handle on things now. I will try this tommorow and post back to let you know how I made out. I appreciate your patients with me. One day I too will be able to help...
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    I understand that I need to be hooked up to a...

    I understand that I need to be hooked up to a phone line to get the software updates, and guide updates come via the satellite.

    Do I have to be hooked up to the phone line to get the image of the...
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    Let's say that I did screw something up and had...

    Let's say that I did screw something up and had to start from scratch.

    What would I have to do as apposed to having the drives backed up already???

    Thanks,

    jwmghf
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    backing up the hard drives???

    Reading through the Hinsdale's How to it says to leave the Tivo Unit connected for a day or two to let the unit call in and get some software updates, season passes etc... and it will let the unit...
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    Reading through the Hinsdale's How to it says to...

    Reading through the Hinsdale's How to it says to leave the Tivo Unit connected for a day or two to let the unit call in and get some software updates, season passes etc... and it will let the unit...
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    Ahoy Captain_Video: I am going to try this...

    Ahoy Captain_Video:

    I am going to try this today. It sounds easy enough. I'll let you know how I make out. One quick question before I do this:

    The Tivo unit is brand new. I am not hooked...
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    If I buy one of the Seagate Baracuda's how do I...

    If I buy one of the Seagate Baracuda's how do I know which one to purchase?(as in the size of the hard drive, if this matters.) And do you purchase the Barracuda as the REPLACEMENT drive or ADD-ON...
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    Sony T60 hard drive upgrade?

    I ordered a 114 hour "ADD-ON" hard drive from the 9th Tee. I have the original 35 hour drive that came with the T60. Will I be able to load up 25Xtreme with this dual drive setup??

    If so, how...
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