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    Cool. I wasn't sure if the article was online and...

    Cool. I wasn't sure if the article was online and didn't want to infringe on a copyright by reposting here :)
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    If TiVo Thinks You Are Gay....

    Did anyone catch the article in the Wall Street Journal the other day:

    "If TiVo Thinks You Are Gay, Here's How To Set It Straight"
    -By Jeffrey Zaslow


    It's pretty funny.
    -Kilroy
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    If you use elseed with Fixup, Xtreme25, etc.,...

    If you use elseed with Fixup, Xtreme25, etc., (and/or a test card) this information may be useful.


    Just performed an experiment that has some relevance to this thread (at the last near-topic...
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    I believe this topic has been discussed before....

    I believe this topic has been discussed before. Try a search...
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    APC isn't the greatest, but better than nothing....

    APC isn't the greatest, but better than nothing. While I use Libert true online systems to protect all my servers at work, APC seems to get the job done for my home equipment.

    I just picked up...
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    First question is did you do any hacks to it...

    First question is did you do any hacks to it before the problems started? Wasn't sure from reading your message....

    If it were me, I'd certainy go buy a new hard drive, load 25xtreme to it, plug...
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    Yes everything I've uploaded has been chmod'd ...

    Yes everything I've uploaded has been chmod'd

    I may have jumped the gun with stating it is not working.

    Today I have an st.dat file in my /var/hack folder, so perhaps patience was the key.
    ...
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    hmmmm, Well learning a lot here, but still...

    hmmmm,

    Well learning a lot here, but still can't get the code to do what I want. It seems pretty straight forward, and I've placed it into the TClient-lib.itcl (right after the fixsub stuff).
    ...
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    Do you have 25xtreme? If so, search for 'touch...

    Do you have 25xtreme?
    If so, search for 'touch SubTest'
  10. Sony T60, 25xtreme (dual 100Gb drives), Turbonet,...

    Sony T60, 25xtreme (dual 100Gb drives), Turbonet, etc...

    I'm running tserver_mfs5 with TyTool5r.
    PC is running Windows 2000 Pro SP2

    Like some of the other posts, I can't seem to delete any...
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    Thanks AlphaWolf for the site link and the...

    Thanks AlphaWolf for the site link and the clarification. I have added it to my useful links list.

    Of course, that site does not provide any pretty examples, which and obvious newb like me could...
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    Re: www.truettelectronics.com It appears that...

    Re: www.truettelectronics.com

    It appears that they sell diplexers as 'signal combiners'

    Isn't that a relatively non-technical term for a company that is supposed to be somewhat technical?
    ...
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    tcl syntax for file does not exist

    I've been able to learn from the many instances of checking to see if a file exists prior to performing an action.

    I have a need to check to see if a file doesn't exist prior to performing an...
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    M2V = Video part M2A = Audio part You can...

    M2V = Video part
    M2A = Audio part

    You can play each of them with WMP, but they obviously need to be combined, then burned on a DVD -- that is the holy grail (and doable today).
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    rz removing files after xfer

    I know I'm missing something real basic here, and searching for the answer yielded no helpful results.

    I've just installed my TurboNet tonight on my 190hr 25xtreme system. All is going very well,...
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    bato, your link seems to point to a Western...

    bato,
    your link seems to point to a Western Digital HD. I believe this thread was discussing primarily Maxtor drives.
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    or http://www.framethrower.com has it as well.

    or http://www.framethrower.com has it as well.
  18. Many thanks dweller. I was on the right page and...

    Many thanks dweller. I was on the right page and you clarified things for me. I did have a typo, nul instead of null.

    Again, many thanks for the speedy and precise reply.
    -Kilroy
  19. Pardon the possibly dumb question, but I've been...

    Pardon the possibly dumb question, but I've been reading the last few posting to this thread, and I'm a bit unclear on a couple points:

    1) is there a difference between /dev/nul and /dev/null ?...
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    Maybe deal is over.... 120Gb Maxtors are $179...

    Maybe deal is over....
    120Gb Maxtors are $179 and the 40Gb Maxtors are $109 according to the search I just did.
  21. Slightly off topic: Which is LED 0 and which...

    Slightly off topic:

    Which is LED 0 and which is LED 1?
    Are there any other LEDs that can be toggled (such as the power LED)?

    Anyone else seen a Close Encounters rerun lately?
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    Update - I did get SC working on the last Tivo....

    Update - I did get SC working on the last Tivo. What worked for me was to reboot the TiVo with the RG6 unplugged (not connected to dish). From a bash, running sc.tcl as directed. Then restarting the...
  23. It is my understanding that you wouldn't include...

    It is my understanding that you wouldn't include the 'dump' option within the TClient-lib.itcl.

    You would only 'dump' the channel list once.

    -Kilroy
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    Not sure if this helps, if it makes sense, or if...

    Not sure if this helps, if it makes sense, or if I was just lucky...

    I have a few Sony T60s, and I was unable to get SC working on two of them (after a few weeks of waiting). I did get SC to work...
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    Any idea why I've executed sc.tcl on (2) T60's...

    Any idea why I've executed sc.tcl on (2) T60's and after a few days it works on one, but not the other?
    Both T60's are created from the same 25xtreme image.
    On the non-working one, I've tried...
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    Makes sense. I just thought that during bootup,...

    Makes sense.
    I just thought that during bootup, the Acquiring Guide happened after the rc.sysinit finished. I guess what you're saying is that the Guide Acquisition takes place while rc.sysinit is...
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    One would think that adding a 'sleep 300' in the...

    One would think that adding a 'sleep 300' in the rc.sysinit, before a hack inclusion line would cause the rc.sysinit to sleep for 300 before processing the hack.

    This is how traditional scripted...
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    If you have any other hacks being called from...

    If you have any other hacks being called from rc.sysinit, try remarking them out.

    I used to wonder why mine would hang at 90% for about 45 minutes. I had the fixdemo.tcl hack in there, and one I...
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    If you have any other hacks being called from...

    If you have any other hacks being called from rc.sysinit, try remarking them out.

    I used to wonder why mine would hang at 90% for about 45 minutes. I had the fixdemo.tcl hack in there, and one I...
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    If you have any other hacks being called from...

    If you have any other hacks being called from rc.sysinit, try remarking them out.

    I used to wonder why mine would hang at 90% for about 45 minutes. I had the fixdemo.tcl hack in there, and one I...
  31. The -5, -8 or whatver number is a time offset...

    The -5, -8 or whatver number is a time offset from GMT.
    The script defaults to -6 (central), so if you live in Eastern TZ, you'
    d enter -5 as a command line parameter.

    Or, you could just edit...
  32. Just want to make sure I'm experiencing the...

    Just want to make sure I'm experiencing the intended results:

    I have implemented the noppv.tcl script and the ppv flags seem to be removed, but only from future showings of ppv movies.

    So, if I...
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    If you really don't want to do it yourself, I had...

    If you really don't want to do it yourself, I had 10 cables custom made. In small quantities, they cost me about $19/each.

    I had them made -- clean & modular.
    The cable is 10' with a stereo plug...
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    Not sure if the 'lighten up PGM' is really...

    Not sure if the 'lighten up PGM' is really necessary. Remember guys, we're all on the same team. If someone blows off a little steam, accept it.

    I've conversed with PGM before and I've learned...
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    http://www.framethrower.com

    http://www.framethrower.com
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    You can get the 25xtreme images from...

    You can get the 25xtreme images from http://www.framethrower.com
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    Wonder if a script could be modified to translate...

    Wonder if a script could be modified to translate the requested future recording of a PPV into a manual date/time record method?

    There must be some way -- with all the talent here, I know someone...
  38. Thread: Partitions

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    Merely a question. I thought the partitions, or...

    Merely a question. I thought the partitions, or at least their purpose, may have changed a bit with the 2.5 update.

    For example, when you do that fixup02c thing, you mount a different partition...
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    Ah yes, but has it been updated for 2.5 ? -Kilroy

    Ah yes, but has it been updated for 2.5 ?
    -Kilroy
  40. Try http://www.framethrower.com

    Try http://www.framethrower.com
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    Anyone out there? Sorry for touching my own...

    Anyone out there? Sorry for touching my own topic, but I'm really in need of an answer.
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    So, any chance some super-genius will create a...

    So, any chance some super-genius will create a complete and turnkey TCL script that will remove the PPV flag from all channels on the Dtivo?

    -Kilroy
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    Not sure if that answers his question, and...

    Not sure if that answers his question, and frankly, I too would like to know the answer...

    Is the rc.sysinit file (that is part of 25xtreme) ifferent between the T60 and DSR6000 ?

    -Kilroy
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    remote control IR code file/db?

    Is there a file or files that I can manipulate that relate to the remote control IR codes?

    I'd like to add my own key-sequences that spawn various hacks/scripts.

    TIA,
    -kilroy
  45. Thread: "Fix for DEMO"

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    I droped the delay down to 1800 and it's now...

    I droped the delay down to 1800 and it's now working like a champ.

    Thanks!!!!
    -Kilroy
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    Take remote and press MENU button. Then navigate...

    Take remote and press MENU button. Then navigate as follows:

    Messages & Setup
    My Preferences
    Audio options
    Dolby Digital

    Choose: Yes, output & record in Dolby Digital
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    You can D/L 25xtreme from a number of sites,...

    You can D/L 25xtreme from a number of sites, including:

    http://framethrower.com
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    I know this is basic but, did you double check...

    I know this is basic but, did you double check Preferecences -> Audio and confirm it is set to "Output in Dolby Digital" ?

    I believe after you apply 25xtreme, that the image sets it back to...
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    My 25 hacked to hell t60 is only connected by...

    My 25 hacked to hell t60 is only connected by optical to my Denon 5800. No problems here...

    Check you cables... perhaps you broke the optical?
  50. Thread: tar.gz for tivo

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    Good to have -- Thanks Glitched! So, can we...

    Good to have -- Thanks Glitched!

    So, can we count on you making this part of your next Xtreme image?

    -Kilroy
  51. Thread: "Fix for DEMO"

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    Could someone explain to me exactly what this...

    Could someone explain to me exactly what this script is supposed to do?

    i.e. what is the problem that this solves?

    I ask because, when I attempt to turn on parental controls on my unit, it says...
  52. Thread: "Fix for DEMO"

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    Should we be concerened with the priority? ...

    Should we be concerened with the priority?

    Since it appears to be a repeating loop, much like the 9002.tcl, and there was a recent post about doing a:

    setpri fifo 1 $$

    before the 900s.tcl,...
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    SuperZap: Not being a TCL expert, but wanting...

    SuperZap:

    Not being a TCL expert, but wanting to learn as much as I can, what exactly does that line you added do?

    You mentioned that it lowers the priority of the 900s, which I understand, but...
  54. ROFL! Not FlameThrower, FrameThrower -- as in...

    ROFL!

    Not FlameThrower, FrameThrower -- as in high-speed fast data -- you know, packets, frames, that kind of stuff.....

    -Kilroy

    Just for the record, that's http://www.framethrower.com
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    LineNoise: No, I'm not amazing -- all I did...

    LineNoise:

    No, I'm not amazing -- all I did was give you instructions on how to do what Surgeon carefully crafted, and what Glitched kindly assembled for the T60.

    Glad you're operational.

    ...
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    Superzap: clear & delete everything did seem to...

    Superzap: clear & delete everything did seem to fix the 51 problem. Many thanks.

    Of the 8 T60's in my house, only 2 had this problem. All drives in all units were created from the same 25xtreme...
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    Superzap: Interesting... I wonder why this...

    Superzap:

    Interesting... I wonder why this happend on 2 of 3 units tested and not all 3... Guess I'm going to have to fire up the other 5 and see what percentage experience the problem.

    If the...
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    Glad to see you're hanging around. Thanks for the...

    Glad to see you're hanging around. Thanks for the prompt reply :)

    Here is the exact message received when I press the LIST (Now Playing List) button:

    --------

    An error has been detected...
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    Error 51 - can't record

    Anyone know what an Error 51 is? After upgrading to 25xtreme for T60, and adding FixSub and 900s.tcl to rc.sysinit, I am seeing this error on 2 of my three units in the house.

    I am not sure if it...
  60. I don't think you're going to be able to raise...

    I don't think you're going to be able to raise much hell. Take a look at CC's receipts -- they should have gieven you a couple, measuring about 6 feet in length.

    The reason for so much white tape...
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    Or get a copy of TextPad. It gives you the...

    Or get a copy of TextPad.

    It gives you the ability to change the encoding when you save.

    UltraEdit rocks -- I use it for development on a daily basis at my real job.

    -Kilroy
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    Readd the .txt files included with the ZIP...

    Readd the .txt files included with the ZIP download.

    Specifically the 25fixup.txt
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    Anouther D/L location for 25Xtreme T60

    I've published Glitched 25Xtreme for the Sony T60.

    It is on a private server, connected on a direct DS3 backbone.

    I've Zip'd the file.

    http://framethrower.com

    Happy holidays,
    -Kilroy
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    No problem - glad to try and help -- I am a...

    No problem - glad to try and help -- I am a newbie too -- though a bit less of a newbie than I was a couple weeks ago...

    All you need to do is the 25xtreme, and connect via serial / bash and...
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    Yes, SubTest is an empty file. If you look at the...

    Yes, SubTest is an empty file. If you look at the last section of rc.sysinit, you'll see that it looks for the presence of the SubTest file, and if found, calls the code of fixup.

    You only need to...
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    I was hoping that wouldn't be the answer... ...

    I was hoping that wouldn't be the answer...

    Hey Surgeon/Glitched -- how about a new version that would offer the same functionality as the SubTest option, but for the 900s?

    Even better -- how...
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    Perhaps you got a bad download? Have you...

    Perhaps you got a bad download?

    Have you revisited the site and compated the file size between what you got and the orignal?

    What form was it in? .iso or .zip or .exe ? The later two offer...
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    Even easier than you thought... After doing...

    Even easier than you thought...

    After doing the 25 upgrade, and popping the drive back in the Tivo to let the proms flash and databases rebuild, etc. simply connect to the unit via serial.

    From...
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    T60 Xtreme & 900s

    Ok, so far so good.

    Many thanks to Surgeon, Glitched and the rest of the gang -- job well done.

    After installing the T60 25Xtreme, I noticed all the great tools in the /hack directory. After...
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    No problems with the T60-25xtreme I downloaded...

    No problems with the T60-25xtreme I downloaded and installed. Did you download the ISO or the EXE version?

    If the ISO version, perhaps you got a corrupted download... I did when I downloaded the...
  71. Thread: T60 Xtreme Help

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    I'm downloading it now (3 hours so far). Once I...

    I'm downloading it now (3 hours so far). Once I have it, I will publish it for others to download. Must be a busy servicer it's on or a very slow link between by server and yours.

    It says about 3...
  72. Thread: T60 Xtreme Help

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    busy server... I tried one this morning at 5am...

    busy server... I tried one this morning at 5am Eastern and it timed out. Now at 9:30am, there are too many users...

    Anyone seen it elsewhere yet?

    If I can get it, I'll put it on my DS3 out of...
  73. Thread: T60 Xtreme Help

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    Great. Now can someone tell me how to download...

    Great. Now can someone tell me how to download something from emptyhearts ?
  74. Thread: T60 Xtreme Help

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    Glitched, Perhaps I can help. I have 8 SAT...

    Glitched,

    Perhaps I can help.

    I have 8 SAT T60's in my house. 7 or them have the single 40Gb drive and the other one has a 30+15 config.

    Not all of them are in use, so I can perform any...
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    Well, I just received another T-60 today that I...

    Well, I just received another T-60 today that I purchased from an eBay auction (I think this makes #9 in my house).

    Anyway, I powered it up and it came up with the setup guide. I opened up the...
  76. Thread: Bash confusion

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    That's what I thought. Again, just didn't have...

    That's what I thought. Again, just didn't have the necessary utilities (ls, dir, joe, etc) since the 2.5xtreme was not applied, but will try the TAB TAB thing. I've got more than enough T60's in this...
  77. Thread: Bash confusion

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    Ok, that makes sense. No I don't have...

    Ok, that makes sense.

    No I don't have 2.5xtreme installed -- patiently waiting on Surgeon for the T60 version. Just refer to me as Pavlof's dog in the interim. I'm excited to add the 900's -- I...
  78. Thread: Bash confusion

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    I too have Bash prompt, but stuck... I'm...

    I too have Bash prompt, but stuck...

    I'm trying to perform some commands and I'm obviously missing something simple (not being a Linux guru and all).

    shouldn't I be able to issue a "dir" or...
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    Ok, that was my understanding from reading other...

    Ok, that was my understanding from reading other posts -- I just wanted to make sure I wasn't missing anything... Thanks for the clarification.

    Again, all I have are 5 SAT T60 units -- each of...
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    25xtreme on SAT T60

    Does the current 25xtreme by Surgeon work on a Sony SAT T60?
    I believe it was designed for a DSR6000. If it works, will anything be different? e.g. the menus or anything else I am used to with the...
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