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    (kinda) good news, thanks. I won't be starting...

    (kinda) good news, thanks. I won't be starting that with mine until this weekend at the earliest.
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    It's probably in /tivobin. If you have the Linux...

    It's probably in /tivobin. If you have the Linux command utilities loaded on your box, you should be able to find it:

    find / -name tivoapp -print
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    If there is, it's a binary executable. These can...

    If there is, it's a binary executable. These can always be hex-edited, but finding the correct one is the trick. I already found a pair of *_send binaries in /tvbin and edited them to use HTTP 1.1,...
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    Hrmmmmm.... I didn't think Ident.itcl was still...

    Hrmmmmm.... I didn't think Ident.itcl was still present in Tivo 3.0.x software...
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    I recommend against running guided setup, as it...

    I recommend against running guided setup, as it may get you stuck in a process from which you cannot exit. If you can't download service data, it stays stuck in guided setup. I had to try more than...
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    This has been an ongoing issue with Series 1...

    This has been an ongoing issue with Series 1 networked Tivos since about 12/2 or 12/3. Something is failing on the Tivo end after the ZIP archive of service log files is sent back to the server. At...
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    Where to find "Tivo PCM Boost" module??

    Can anyone tell me where I might download the "Tivo PCM Boost" DirectX Filter module? Google wasn't any help. :eek:
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    Another resource

    Don't forget the guys at http://www.khitomer.net/...
    They've got great quality designs available for download for most TV series worth keeping.
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    I was a Ro-Tel lover going all the way back to...

    I was a Ro-Tel lover going all the way back to the 1960's in Louisiana, when the Knapp-Sherrill company in Donna, TX owned the product. Thanks for the link!! :D
  10. Somehow, I suddenly have an image of Calvin...

    Somehow, I suddenly have an image of Calvin eating a bowl full of Sugar-Frosted Chocolate Crunchy Bombs cereal on Saturday morning... :D :D
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    buy.com had it a few weeks ago for $99 with a $30...

    buy.com had it a few weeks ago for $99 with a $30 mail-in rebate. When CC had it on special two months ago, they offered a similar rebate. Pretty soon, they'll be throwing these things at us with...
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    Great little Linux PPC box....

    Anytime... :D

    Less than $100 with no hard disk drive and/or fans, no noise whatsoever, and a footprint smaller than a pencil box - - beats the heck out of trying to put a TiVo in every room,...
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    Yup, really good stuff going on, there...

    Check out the SHS PVR message forum :D for earlier (and more) discussions:

    http://www.shspvr.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=38
  14. You could also pull the drive, and use Sleeper's...

    You could also pull the drive, and use Sleeper's bootable Knoppix CD in your PC to check/change whatever might be necessary to fix the problem. It's a *LOT* quicker than trying to re-run everything....
  15. Thread: New rules 2..

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    I just wish the ad hominem attacks would cease...

    . . . as they represent a significant portion of the "noise" in the purported S/N ratio. Mainly because they provoke continued ad hominem "discussion".

    IMHO, these attacks are worse than "noob"...
  16. Just a guess - is the rc.sysinit.author file...

    Just a guess - is the rc.sysinit.author file readable and executable?

    cd /etc/rc.d
    chmod 755 rc.sysinit.author

    Second guess - did you edit it on a Windoze machine, and transfer it back? If...
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    What version of TiVo software?

    You need to make certain that your kmem command is actually being executed during startup, and that you are patching the correct locations to disable scrambling. Because this location varies with...
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    Check your A/V codecs

    If you have the older Elecard / Moonlight Cordless MPEG codec installed, it can cause synch problems on playback. Remove it entirely from your codecs, if you have it there. Good luck!
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    Just wondering if this has any connection with...

    Just wondering if this has any connection with that VFR alternating frame count thing that you and Olaf dealt with, last year? ;)

    On the other hand, it's really nice to hear :D that you achieved...
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    Okay, so shoot me...

    WHAT?!? No emacs ????????? OH, THE HORROR!!
    (/me runs like hell before the flames bite my butt.) ;)
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    MediaMVP review - Thanks!

    Thanks for the review. I haven't seen a lot of user opinions on this device, and really liked it based on the size, advertising, Linux use, etc. I guess the Gateway/Go networked DVD is the better...
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    What bato said...

    I'm with him. The GOP edits I do now are fairly decent, and "not perfect" FAE is still better. I'll gladly accept something better, even if it's "not perfect" (well, according to jdiner standards,...
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    Look on the first page of this message thread...

    ...and in the last message on the first page, Sleeper says:

    12-17-2003, 02:40 PM
    My Tivoscripts are not on this ISO However, this will be the platform for the next release.
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    Single 7200 RPM WD1200JBRTL (8 MB cache) in my...

    Single 7200 RPM WD1200JBRTL (8 MB cache) in my Phillips DSR7000/17 Series 2, and it works fine. Using a pair of hungry 7200 RPM drives might require a delay circuit to prevent excessive load on...
  25. This seems like the place...

    Riley got me interested with this USB 2.0 hard drive stuff, and Slick Deals has two USB enclosures listed right now (at DealSonic via Yahoo! shopping) :

    Plumax PM-525U2-PCS Silver USB 2.0 External...
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    Used your Knoppix Lite 3.3 ISO tonight

    Pulled the hard drive from my S2 Phillips (monte'd last week with your Tivoscripts 1.01 ISO) and upgraded from the Pegasus to the ax88172 network drivers. My spare PC is an AMD Athlon with VIA 86B...
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    For some perspective...

    When using only GOP-accurate editing from my SA Tivo (yup, I'm one of those guys ;)) the worst artifacts I've ever seen at cuts were less than a second, and completely insignificant, compared to...
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    Re: tserver_msf7 Cannot run binary

    When you loaded the new copy of tserver_mfs7, were you certain to load the MIPS version? It looks like you may have loaded the PPC version, which would explain why it cannot execute, even though...
  29. Have you loaded noscramble.o ??

    If your scrambling isn't disabled, no tool will be able to extract any usable video from your DTiVo. Maybe it's something with your installation of XPlusZ ?? :confused:
  30. tytools, then DrDiVx

    I have used TyTool 8r3 to extract directly from my standalone Sony SVR-2000 to an MPEG file, followed by DrDiVx to create the AVI file. Since it's a daily hour-long show at "Better" quality, the...
  31. Okay, I caved in, and used Sleeper's ISO

    ... version 1.01, and I'm happy to say it worked :D :D perfectly, first time. It actually took me longer (45 minutes) to get a spare 40 GB drive formatted to FAT32 than to execute Sleeper's hacks. ...
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    Bummer, but inevitable...

    probably due to pressure from DirecTV and MPAA, no doubt.

    Thanks for the love, up to this point!! :D
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    check out Doom9 forums

    Doom9

    Specifically the Guides section and the forums .
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    oops - forgot the noscramble

    Sorry about that. Your second question about noscramble:

    You *MUST* disable scrambling by using one of the various noscramble hacks, before video extraction is possible. Some use the kernel...
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    If you've got telnet or serial access...

    Try using the command 'ifconfig eth0' (that's a zero, not letter O)
    It should look something similar to this:

    bash-2.02# ifconfig eth0
    eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:0B:AD:2B:E2:2E
    ...
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    OffTopic: BubbleLamp--

    If you're not watching Carnivale on HBO, you're missing it. Curvaceous women portrayed as beautiful characters, and I certainly believe they are, as well. :D :D
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    mixed emotions, huh??

    It's so darned satisfying to figure something out, then you sit back and estimate how much effort it will take to implement it, and think "Whoa!" (in best Keanu impression) I'm glad to hear you're...
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    Mitsui WavIt11, if you can find one

    The Audrey users at http://linux-hacker.net/ have used this device with great success, and the Audrey is not half as capable as a TiVo. The device was less than $60 at buy.com, before they ran out...
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    got my copy Thursday evening

    and agree with you pretty much. I can understand why he avoided the Series 2 and stuck pretty much with the Series 1 units. I still consider the book a good investment. :)
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    What Artships said...

    Way back when, Artships and I (and others) were working with standalone TiVos :( , using NFS mounts and 'netcat' pipes :rolleyes: to transfer MFS data, wrangling with 'mfs_export' syntax :mad: in a...
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    about my hack statement

    TheWickedPriest:

    I haven't done anything to the DSR7000 at all, since picking it up a few weeks ago. It's my first DTiVo, and I wanted it to upgrade as far as necessary (maybe even 4.0?) before I...
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    D-Link DWL-810+

    has 256-bit WEP (yeah, I know, it's WEP :( ) and isn't truly USB, but at only $65 to $70, it's a possibility, coupled with whatever USB to ethernet dongle you're already using. or, were you looking...
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    my DSR7000/17 got it last weekend

    I only plug in the phone line once a week, and it took quite a long time to download, so I knew it was getting some kind of update. I haven't hacked it yet, knowing that update this was coming,...
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    FSID = File System IDentifier

    It's basically a pointer into the MFS, specifying one large expanse of disk blocks. It's the six- or seven-digit number you can see on the tserver_mfs text screen or the TyTools GUI screen. ...
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    Layers in Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.0

    Dug into the Photoshop Elements 2.0 Help documents tonight, to see how many layers it would support (fairly limited, right? nope.) Frankly, I was amazed! :) :)
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    not bad??

    Stop being so humble, Josh!
    Looks darned good to me!
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    Adobe PhotoShop Elements 2.0 ??

    I purchased this PhotoShop "lite" product a couple of weeks ago, specifically to manipulate images from my digital camera. It seems to have quite a few features, including the drawing layers that...
  48. I've got one of each...

    1. The Sony SVR-2000 standalone (Series 1) is my older TiVo, and works with an even older RCA DirecTV satellite receiver. It's got Turbonet, 120 GB hard drive, telnet, ftp, tytool, and TivoWeb. ...
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    are you certain tserver_mfs7 is running?

    tserver_mfs7 *must* be running on your TiVo, before TyTool can connect and get anything from it. You have two choices:

    1. start tserver_mfs7 from rc.sysinit.author and direct all output to a log...
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    TyTool 7r6 --> DrDiVx

    1. Extract from SA TiVo with mux using JDiner's TyTool 7r6, audio transcode option = '5'. This generates an MPEG-II .mpg audio/video file.

    2. Input the MPEG-II file from TyTool into DrDiVx,...
  51. me too...

    they fixed it early Saturday evening, because i couldn't get it to drop the monitor, either. shame, really. i'll just wait for a refurb at a decent ;) price, where the monitor is optional...
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    MediaMVP availability?

    Well, today's the 25th of September, and the product isn't listed at any of OfficeMax, CircuitCity, or even the Hauppage web sites. Guess we'll just have to be patient for a few days more. ;)
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    couple simple questions

    - downloaded in BINARY mode, right?
    - didja make the file executable?

    bash-2.02# chmod 777 vim61-s2
  54. Got my $99 unit installed this morning

    and it was a brand new, factory fresh, sealed in the box Phillips DSR7000/R17 (whatever the hell R17 means). for the sub-$20 installation fee, they were even going to throw in and install a cheapie...
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    Captain Video

    No, fortunately, I won't have to buy either. If I do indeed receive an Series 2, then I still have a couple each of 3Com Kawasaki LSI 10 Mbit and Pegasus 100 MBit USB adapters from my 3Com Audrey...
  56. I like using TyTool...

    ...because of the relative ease of use, and because frame-accurate cuts and slick, colorful, motion menus aren't very high on my list of wants/needs. I've been extracting and burning XSVCDs and DVDs...
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    uhhhh, CV?

    you sure your wife and mine aren't genetic clones? :D


    UPDATE: :eek: Holy-jumpin'-bejeebus!! Without the special offer code, they want to rape you for $199 when you're already an existing...
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    sorta reminds me of something...

    if it's got the MVP name in it, I believe it may be the same device that was prototyped out of Korea a year or so ago? there was some talk at the linux-hacker.net message boards about the prototype,...
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    SA or DTiVo? PPC S1 or MIPS S2?

    and where did you get your version of tserver_mfs6?
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    it's not CTRL-M characters, is it?

    if the TCL script file has trailing ^M characters after every line, it causes the 'magic' line at the top of the script to look something like this:

    #!/bin/tivosh^M

    which is obviously not a...
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    use the "Search" button...

    and use the keyword "regsub" (and my username)
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    last i heard . . .

    . . . he was creating a brand new aluminum foil hat using Extra Heavy Duty Reynolds Wrap. Something about DTV sending down unknown information in the DSS stream, and it possibly being mind-erasing...
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    about that NFS mount

    i didn't notice anyone mentioning the buffersizes used with the NFS mount command. if you include 8K read/write buffersizes to the command, it works *much* smoother:

    # mount -t nfs -o...
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    Yeah, the Apex is alright.

    It's been said that it will play just about anything, except:
    - a peanut butter and jelly sandwich
    - a slice of provolone cheese
    - a frisbee
    - a pizza

    at the sub-70-dollar price, you really...
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    oh . . . sorry

    my only other PSU guess might be what everyone else has seen - the switching circuit (board attaches vertically to the horizontal main board of the PSU) fails. since you're already running on a UPS,...
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    did you check your power supply?

    There is a $4.50 direct replacement PSU available as surplus from allelectronics.com , and the TiVo PSU's have been known to go flaky. Search for threads in the other message boards here, and check...
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    hey, Leo !! enjoyed the show

    I TiVo the show every night, and really enjoy the banter between you, Patrick, Michaela, and everyone else. When a segment is not something I like, I fast forward (that's what TiVo's for, right?)...
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    well, I'm glad somebody finally said it

    but those legs with those shoes, just about drove me nuts. :eek:
  69. Thread: DVD Authoring

    by keith721
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    Don't forget koreth's SpruceUp patch!

    You can hex-edit a single byte in a SpruceUp DLL file to remove the header patching requirement. It saves quite a bit of time and effort, prevents the crashing, and works great with my SA streams on...
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    don't worry about them . . .

    if you plan on watching it on a television set - you'll never see them, as they're the closed caption information that's transmitted in the 'overscan' area. the only time you'll ever see this...
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    they're relatively inexpensive . . .

    . . . over at http://www.compgeeks.com right now. they've got several different Samsung 6xx models ranging from $19 for an SD-604 5x drive to $36 for a SD-616 16x drive. might be an inexpensive...
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    maybe Dave thinks . . .

    . . . he can discourage extraction if he forces more bitrate down our throats ?? :rolleyes: :confused:

    sorta makes me glad i have a standalone TiVo. :p
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    well, there's at least two of us . . .

    my Sony SVR-2000 standalone doesn't present any particular problems with extraction, and i know that artships uses one as well. take a look at his page on Roger Merchberger's website over at:
    ...
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    are desktop images copyrighted ??

    Leo has the desktop image posted on his site at:

    http://www.leoville.com/pix.shtml

    Looks like:

    - TyEditor processing an A&E show
    - DOS telnet session into his TiVo
    - CuteFTP session with...
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    Charlotte, NC

    Time-Warner Cable (my RoadRunner :D ISP) is pushing digital cable heavily in our local markets. Radio, television, snail-mail, e-mail, and even door hangers placed by hand at homes with dishes.
    ...
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    for Marty's Daytona beach babes, of course !!

    but, it's just for this week ;)
  77. Y'know...

    both MrBassMan and Olaf mention that they're going to take a few days off after all the heavy Alpha test bug-fixing, and they both keep hanging around, anyway ;) ;)

    if you guys don't seriously...
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    may I strongly suggest...

    that you open the supposedly ;) unopened box to confirm that in fact there is a new Sony SVR-2000 unit inside?

    hate to be a cynic :mad: but it wouldn't be the first time someone scammed $$$ using...
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    yeah, but . . .

    Bubble Lamp:

    Notice how I didn't specifically mention one inexpensive brand (LinkSys) of router / switch equipment? I just upgraded from TivoNet (10 Mbit/sec) to TurboNet (100Mbit/sec) and am...
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    don't bother with a hub

    you can get 4-port or 5-port 10/100 switches for significantly less than $100 these days, and they'll guarantee you full-duplex connectivity. a hub won't cost much less than a switch, and will only...
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    some time back, oh, say a year ago...

    some ST20 guru named bubbaj posted some information . . .


    now, plug a few relevant terms into the 'search' button, and that should get you started... :D
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    well, it would help if . . .

    . . . you gave us an example of the specific error message text, or a GIF/BMP/JPG snapshot picture of the GUI screen showing the error.

    (Not trying to be a wise*ss here, just suggesting you...
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    I can recommend an excellent book - -

    If you're interested in purchasing one of those ancient communication vehicles known as a 'book' ;) I can highly recommend Tim Hill's Windows NT Shell Scripting
    ...
  85. target date - no confusion

    Huh? :confused: I though it was due Marchuary 33rd ? :D :D

    Great news!! Looking forward to your release.


    now - does anyone wonder if TiVo will slam us all with a huge update, that changes...
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    just wondering...

    if you'd given that tuner the 'super road-test' of actually tapping and thumping it (gently, of course) while it was failing. if it's a faulty or cold solder joint to the tuner underneath the board,...
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    there's always transcoding...

    ... to a lower bitrate with TMPGenc, but it's really time-consuming.
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    my Win98SE box using NT shared drives

    also allow a 4 Gigabyte file maximum.

    The NT partitions are NTFS formatted, and shared to the Win98SE machine.

    keith721
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    those batch scripting extensions . . .

    are only available on Win NT, 2K, and XP.
    They are not available on Win9x/ME.

    What o/s are you running ?
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    Spindle speed: 5400 vs. 7200 ?

    just wondering if the Western Digital's were both 7200 RPM drives while the Maxtor's were 5400 RPM?

    keith721
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    considering that DirecTV now controls DirecTiVo . . .

    i'd call Dave and raise heck, hell, and ;) more . . .

    (shoot, i'd call and raise heck, even if everything were okay. :D)
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    actually, i believe there is . . .

    but you have to fall back to other tools like the MIPS version of mfs_export or the mfsstreamweb scripts.

    mrblack posted MIPS versions of the mfs_export and mfs_stream binary executables in this...
  93. this one has been answered . . .

    . . . plenty of times by jdiner, but they're buried in the hundreds of posts for the vsplit / tytool program threads.

    Out Of Band (OOB) data is not a problem, as long as you don't see the word...
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    physical/logical network config problems??

    What type of NIC is in your PC, what type of crossover cable, what type of router/switch/hub, how's your Turbonet cabled in and outside of your TiVo, how's your NIC configured in Windoze? All of...
  95. Thread: TyTool Error

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    destination directory exists?

    If the directory to which you're attempting to extract files does not already exist on your PC, it will fail. Be certain to create the destination directory, that your destination directory string...
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    tivoftpd doesn't prompt anymore; fails

    Sony SVR-2000 standalone TiVo, running 3.0-01-1-010 software

    the TiVo FTP daemon establishes a connection, but doesn't ever prompt for the username/password (yes, I know they're supposed to be...
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    the drag'n'drop file included in Olaf_SC's...

    the drag'n'drop file included in Olaf_SC's windows ZIP file of tydemux 0.4.2 works, if you copy it and Tee.exe into the same directory with the tydemux.exe executable and then copy a shortcut to your...
  98. Thread: Horsepower

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    it's not terribly demanding

    using jdiner's older vsplit program on a 500 MHz Pentium-III never caused any problems with CPU or memory usage. MPEG transcoding via TMPGenc and other programs was a slow process, though. that was...
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    if you're willing to pull the hard drive...

    ... and place it into your desktop PC system, you could use either Dylan's Boot Diskette, or the Kazymyr bootable CD image to look at the disk, and see what's currently installed. while you've got...
  100. or, edit your NowShowing.tcl script...

    use the TCL regsub statement to replace or eliminate special Windoze characters. details can be found in this post
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    just a few questions

    1. is the program source a DSS receiver, a cable line, or an over the air antenna?
    2. if it's a DSS receiver, are you connected to the TiVo with an RF coaxial cable or with a super-VHS video cable?...
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    JDiner has it in his TyTool nowshowing.tcl file

    Here's the code snippets from my copy:


    proc GetOSVersion {} {
    global db
    global tivoswversion
    global version3

    RetryTransaction {
    set sws [db $db open /SwSystem/ACTIVE]
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    questions

    - standalone TiVo or DirecTiVo ?
    - noscramble module loaded?
    - did a software update lose your noscramble?

    just wondering . . .
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    hrmmmmm . . . .

    me? a HACKER?? nawwwww..... :o as for phallic resemblances, since i didn't design the original phone plug (some Bell System guys, a loooonnng time ago) i never even gave it a thought. if you...
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    look at the actual plug, and the drawing

    pastrami:

    T_RJ was attempting to draw a side view (and the message board has made it less than obvious :() of the stereo plug that fits into the back of the DirecTiVo. Maybe this illustration in...
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    check out Artships' page

    over at merch's TiVo pages, located at:
    artships' page

    I believe he's got the instructions you're looking for.

    keith721
  107. Thread: DTIVO on fire

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    You might try these folks

    The folks at Truett Electronics have been highly recommended by others for their prompt turnaround and customer service, not to mention quality of repair service.
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    what about Audrey?

    Then there are the really wacko hackers ;) who got an $89 Audrey touchscreen last year, and use it with a home-grown HTML/ASP/PHP web interface and IR blaster using programs like Girder . I really...
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    hogwarts - hello from clt, nc . . .

    9 meg sounds suspiciously like the drive is locked - that's about the size it reports when locked. what is the exact model number of your Maxtor drive, and have you placed it into your TiVo at all,...
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    can't say that i've purchased bulk (yet)

    but seems that i've read a few users like www.meritline.com and others advise the 'Princo' generic media both work well. after i work up the courage to buy a spindle of 50 or 100, i'll let you know...
  111. yeah, but . . .

    can you do it wirelessly from your Palm Pilot / Pocket PC, sipping coffee in a nice shop, somewhere? ;)

    seriously, though -- good luck, and keep us informed on your efforts. what size file does...
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    try changing protections on the file...

    . . . before attempting to delete it:


    bash-2.02# chmod a+rw nosdd.tcl
    bash-2.02# rm nosdd.tcl

    hope this helps you . . . :)
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    i generally recommend

    ftp://ftp.abs.net/tivo

    but you'll probably want to look a little deeper at

    ftp://ftp.abs.net/tivo/Backups/Phillips_HDR112_3.0/
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    what NFS buffer size are you using?

    mine is mounted using 8K buffers, and seems to perform reasonably well (Sony SVR-2000 Standalone TiVo)

    bash-2.02# mount -t nfs -o rsize=8192,wsize=8192 192.168.1.10:/g/ /mnt/nfs/g
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    here's some help . . .

    take a look at this message and see if that helps you out...

    keith721
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    you'll have to edit it a bit more . . .

    there's a few places in the script where i hardcoded locations specific to my own configuration, both on the TiVo, and on my Windoze system. take the time to review the areas of the script that...
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    zodiacal:

    okay, this one's a freebee :D

    i used the search button (up there near the top of the page, on the right between f.a.q. and home buttons) and searched using the following values:

    Search by...
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    bits and pieces, scattered here and there

    zodiacal:

    if you're willing to invest your own time and effort, have basic scripting skills, and are willing to learn a bit of TCL and/or Bash scripting, i believe you'll find all the pieces you...
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    truth in advertising, huh?

    <rant>

    wasn't it just a year ago that they were hyping DD 5.1 so loudly on their special channels, with all those fancy videos, obviously broadcast with very little compression? wonder how many...
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    don't feel too bad about it

    we all had to start somewhere. finding this message board is your first success. reading, reading, reading, and reading some more (yeah, I know . . . it's a lot to absorb :D) should be your next...
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    others have mentioned:

    http://www.meritline.com

    and the Princo generic DVD media as being fairly reliable, and economical in quantities, as well.
  122. Thread: SA hack

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    hey -- not a problem

    i just wanted to be sure you didn't get bombarded by others in the future, and honestly wanted to insure that you read my post (okay, so that's kinda selfish, but i was trying to help ;) )

    happy...
  123. Thread: SA hack

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    dyspnic - don't double post .

    I answered your other question in the duplicate message thread, and then found this one... be sure to read your other message.
  124. Thread: SVR 2000s

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    there's lots of ways to hack it...

    Here's the best things to do, to get started:
    1. read the Hinsdale how-to over at http://www.newreleasesvideo.com/hinsdale-how-to/ . take a break, and re-read the areas specifically for the Sony...
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    don't forget to reduce your write speed

    marginal results have been seen when burning/writing CD-R/RWs at highest possible speed. try reducing your CD burn speed to 4x and see what happens. if it's still bad, then you probably have a bad...
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    you might try this:

    If you have a copy of Windows Media Player 6.4 still around, I've seen cases on my Win98SE system, where it displays things more consistently than WMP 7.x. My experience is in the US, with a Sony...
  127. aw, nuts...

    I purchased mine in October, doggone it . . .
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    thanks, BubbleLamp!

    I downloaded and installed the 1.0d firmware last night, thanks to your notice. Looks like the 1.0e firmware (it allows the 4x) won't be available till about January... kinda nice of Sony to put up...
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    Separate forum area for video extraction

    Go back to the main page for the message boards by clicking on the link above, where it says:

    Category: TiVo General & Hacking & Home Entertainment

    Then select the area titled:

    TiVo...
  130. additional information is coming in . . .

    it won't cause your hair to fall out

    it works just fine with an older 10 MBps TivoNet

    it doesn't require a 2.0 GHz processor

    Linux and Mac users have been known to participate


    but...
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    code DVRO invalid 12:10 PM EST Sat

    rack-frackin'-consarned-dagnab-it :mad: :mad: :mad:
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    never heard the f-word so many times

    but gotta admit, it seemed appropriate for the character Pacino plays. keep in mind, this was during the great 'snow' fall of the 80's cocaine explosion . . .
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    programmer humor

    there are only 10 kinds of people in this world:
    - those that understand binary
    - those that don't
    :rolleyes:
  134. okay -- you got me to admit it

    but, I really like Hong Kong Phooey cartoons, almost as much as I like Ren and Stimpey.

    I'm glad you were able to patch your script. I wasn't certain if mine at home was exactly the same as...
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    that's funny in more ways than one

    cap'n, Fugg, BubbleLamp, and groundhog:

    you guys are just too funny, but it also occurred to me that the 'Dave' thing was unintentionally relevant.

    keep smiling (literally)
    :) :p :D
  136. if you're handy with the vi or joe editors

    you can copy these lines of TCL code starting with regsub, and insert them into the script just after the two lines where it obtains the title and episode texts from the MFS database. Those are the...
  137. it's that slash character in the name

    Windoze :mad: doesn't like you to use any of several special characters within file or directory names. I'm not certain if jdiner ever posted a fix for this, but it essentially consists of adding...
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    and I thought I was the only one . . .

    mattdb recently said:
    I still LMAO at that movie. Glad to see another TiVo user thought it worth saving.


    and jdiner earlier said:
    Have you ever tried 'Percogesic' over-the-counter...
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    i've noticed one video thing

    Watching "Live TV" through the Sony SVR-2000, whenever there's a scene change, it looks like the TiVo is switching back and forth between the two different scenes, for maybe just a frame or two. On...
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    yup -- the SG20's came out this year

    with Celeron 500 MHz and Toshiba was dumping the older (year 2000, AMD K6-II 350 MHz) at notebooktrade.com, as well as Tigger Duh-wrecked. The largest problem is that the SG10's RedHat kernel is...
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    got backups?

    Since you're happy with it, have you backed it up? Kinda foolish question, I know, until you have a lightning strike, a power surge, a failed power supply, failing hard disk drive, etc.

    You can...
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    an inquiring (but pesky) mind . .

    . . wants to know:

    how'd ya get a Series2 ty stream off the box? was it the recent Series2 partition hacks noted at TC.com, removing the drive from the TiVo S2, or did someone else do the hacks,...
  143. Thread: hrmm

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    ditto what jjbliss said...

    ditto what jjbliss said...
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    sounds interesting

    I just purchased the Sony DVD writer ;) about two weeks ago, and VSplit-to-IFOedit-to-DVD looks like a good approach. I'll keep an eye on this thread to see what turns up. Thanks for mentioning it!...
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    riley: thanks for the update!

    I had kinda wondered :confused: if all the discussion had moved completely to the IRC channel, since the alt.org/forum message threads hadn't been updated :( in a couple of weeks. It's nice :p to...
  146. Thread: Tytool help

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    file transfer method ?

    if you have TivoNet/TurboNet, be absolutely certain you transferred the tserver_mfs5 program to your TiVo in FTP's 'binary' mode. if you use a network card and Telnet access, don't use the 'rz/sz'...
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    raul: you appear correct

    a quick Google search turned up lots of pages, many of them only in the cache. it appears every page mentions DVD-RAM write capability, but only compatibility with DVD-ROM and DVD-R. i would guess...
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    check out the alt.org discussion forums

    where riley (rc3105) has contributed to the "TiVo Insertion Project" along with AlphaWolf and others.

    keith721
  149. it's called TurboNet

    and you can get it from www.9thtee.com (those friendly folks who advertise at the top of this forum :D ) where they also provide lots of helpful pictures and descriptions...
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