I am not aware of that. sorry.
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I am not aware of that. sorry.
try changing the language settings in windows.
the "," and the "." and the date "/" and "-" could give problems. Try Dutch/netherlands settings.
it is a regular ms access file. I opened it...
the project died right after it started but I have found the empty database in an old back up. If some one wants to have it, take it: ftp://tivo:firstname.lastname@example.org:21
It is an empty database. If I...
Just wanted to say thanks
Cyberdude, you saved my ass several times.:D :D :D
universal doesn't mean that it also works for 1.3 right...?
does anyone have a title editor laying around for 1.3?:D :D
I never came out of the stone age with my tivo...
tip of the day: hunt down some secondhand GB TiVo's . There must be some around.:D :D :D
I assume it can be done with a SA.
- you need a Pall receiver. the usa one has a NTSC receiver.
- the TiVo's in GB where thompsons right? are there thompsons in the states? Or is it all Phillips...
Some history for Embeem:
The old script was/is used by people like me that can't get TiVo service in their country. (no set up over the phone line)
Im sure you overlooked that, you knew that.
yes, read old threads. you get it don.
well, I check in here regulary.. not posting that much...
did you miss me:-0
lots of the stuff here doesn't apply to me much. I'm in europe( not GB) so I just have not that much to...
read this: http://www.nytimes.com/2003/06/02/business/media/02TIVO.html?ex=1369972800&en=efb913e0f2326f75&ei=5007&partner=USERLAND
Realize that tivo knows a lot about us as a group..... they get...
to be simple: NO. read the tivo2 hacking threads to get into that.
Using "sendkey"and a terminal prog can avoid buying a remote. look for sendkey and tivoremote on the forum.
a smaller size image is fine: make sure you run the uttility to make the bigger harddisk work like a bigger harddisk. if not... well everything works fine but you have less harddisk space than...
Groundhog is correct but use "settime -rtc" after entering his code.
This syncs hardware clock. If you forget this you will see that the date is wrong again after a power down.
:D :D :D
HEHE, I'm still subscibed to this thread... well in that case: don't forget to "chmod 777" the "ls" command-)
I recon that when you forget a "/" you need this kind of advice.:D :D :D
I plulled the plugout of the database but is there is someone who wants to put it to live. fine i start over again. As far as I know there where simularities in other systems that made this project...
maxblast sees only maxtor drives. original tivodrives are quantum. if you use unlock programs make sure you only hot-reboot ( do not switch off power)
using the tivo boot cd will solve these...
grmpf.. Made a mistake: somehow deleted my backup.
who is gonna save me-( ABS hasn't got it anymore, I upped it long ago
so which kind some can pm with good news. We find a way to get it here....
try the sticky threads, they give a lot of info that you can use.
IMHO, every thing you need can be found on this forum. It might be a beter idea to keep all info on this forum. This forum has a...
just for the above reason I'm dumping everything I need in /bin. I've always found it a waist of time and a structopatic way of working if you put every thing in /var/hack. /bin saves a lot of...
pull your original drive out. save it somewhere.
get a backup from ftp.abs.net and install it to the 80Gb. learn al you need, mess up and do it again.
then when you finally know what you are...
I need old brokendown tivo's, pm.
I was so scared, I love browsing this forum....and suddenly it was gone.
thank god for vadim and backups-)
Anyway how about putting all old messages on an other server too,( not as a forum but...
what seems to be the problem? if the machine is not responding to the remote: change the battery. weak battery's still look like they are working ( remote light goes on) but do not let the machine...
I have prosponed it for a long time but having two weeks off now i might try to produce guide data-)
thx for comments and help
:D :D :D
When I first started to hack my USA tivo to Pal I had support reading forum msgs om tivocommunity.com. Especialy a dude called "aussie" did a lot of research. haven't see any posts under that name...
read your mail-)
:D :D :D
always the newest you can find, dunno what version is current.
:D :D :D
you ars SO right and i´m SO happy. problem solved!
THANK YOU; ANGRA and bubblelamp too
:D :D :D
Thx in the first place: it's a nice prompt-) think I'm gonna use it.
my problem stays the same. when I type this command behind the bash prompt it changes to you...
my books, websearch and threads... can't find an answer
when I type PS1="\w\\$ " behind the bash I get a perfect new bash that shows the current dir.
When I try to do this from a script like
As far as I know this wil not happens the first time. So after you set it up the first time you might want to pull the phone cabel out.
I advice to make a backup of your virgin...
I heard a rumour that the home entertainment center that MS is going to relaise in octber/november is a Xbox with extra's can anyone confirm any resemblance?
:D :D :D
I'm trying to understand this, It's not so obvious to me, does this add the compleet buffer as a fixed recording or will it only record from where you where when you press record? hmm, I better try...
what brand did you buy?
Personaly I think you should do the guided setup. Then hack it. having guide data have some smal advantages. Unplug the machine befor the upgrading starts. If your lucky...
it can be done but you better download an image for the phillips at ftp.abs.net, That wil save you alot of time.
However if you do want to change the sony software to work on a phillips then read...
- I'm running v1.3
- never dailed in
- bootparameters Setup_bypass=1 shondss=true
- single channel for live recordings
- manual recording (with remote) is limited to...
I have already set the live cache to 2 hours. I was talking about the manual recording. After 30 minuts manual recording that I started with a button press on the remote stops....
I suspect this backup was made with mfstools. If so then you need to put it om a media like another hd, put this disc in a pc together with the tivo disk.
beware of disksize problems (you need a...
reading old post should get you very far. Maybe a few hints will help you further.
# How do I run "stty sane" automatically : Add it as command into a batchfile.
# nothing that I type is echo'ed...
situation: sa no guid data, v1.3, remote recording and schedualed recording are limited to 30 minuts.
anyone that knows where to alter the 30 minuts limitation please leave a clue.
:D :D :D
have a look here for the full interview: Tivo: richard interview
here's a preview:
Question: Which brings up an interesting point: What is TiVo's view on hacks with the goal of extracting the...
Some how I'm not taken serious:D
Is a ****** long and does it move? wonder if we could hack one so we don't need battery's. there is a spare power plug if we use only one disk.
btw is it a USB...
2 usb ports...what to do with it.
no 1: taken up by a network"card" URL=http://www.9thtee.com/tivousbethernet.htm]like this on[/URL]
no 2: could anyone get a webcam to work on that ?
in the tivo directory you'll get the prize :D :D :D
here are the details. :D :D :D
I wouldn't be suprised if the framespeed is somehow hardware related. (MPEG encoder chip or something) Is there any information around that backs this Idea up or I'm I talking "bull shit"in the first...
mostlikly your settings are wrong :p . I'm running Xp but the settings in hyperterminal should be the same:
- terminal keys/Windows keys ...
Euh, I think setting up a new forum in a different place is a nice idea and done with good intensions but not necessary. Let’s keep everything central. If you want to organise things better volunteer...
Ok thanks for the responses, for the moment we have a sufficient number of testers.
1ste release will be around the 1ste of may (is that a promise?)
sorry: no source. if the Beta test is succesful I will be uploading a free version to a public ftp.
:D :D :D
try: ansi, 9600,8,n,1 and Xon/Xoff Works fine here with teraterm and hyperterminal.
I Might consider making the capture card functions an option, leaves a terminal prog and a remote in one-0
I'll give the idea a thought, meanwhile I'm waiting for responses. :D :D :D
i'm not waiting for Einstein to betatest-). Don't be shy.
:D :D :D
I'm a little disapointed.
I placed a thread on de Sa-tivo section, 20 views in one day and NO reactions. I'm looking for a couple of beta testers.
Although I was looking for anyone that wants...
I'm NO LONGER in need of a couple of beta-testers
don't apply when you:
regulary use a terminal program to play with your TiVo
have a windows machine WITH analog video capturecard
I edited this msg: There were no reactions when I first posted this.
no problem: after hacking a SA, IR works flawless with the IR cable pluged in the back and the normal IR.
PROBLEM: after the...
and original tivo to a pal tv wordks: most new pal tv's have no problem with NTSC.
PAL to NTSC-TiVo won't work with out a palmod.
didn't I read some here that the hughes software can be put to...
The framerate can be changed. I can't tell anything more but it is a fact.
I have changed my sa tivo from ntsc 30 frame/second to Pal 25 frames a second.
Changing the quality of the recording...
How far this you get with firewire support? I use version "i"of your boot cd, kazymyr, but never say any sign of firewire msg's. Can I mount a firewire hd yet? that would be real fun and for me a...
1394 is the standard for firewire/ilink connections. I have a firewire card in the pc I test my tivo drives. in other words When I boot from cd it doesn't seem to be a problem. I have tested booting...
those damm forigeiners
those damm forngeirs
those damm frigneirs
send in the US army And learn them some proper english.
your giving the answer your self...search
this is a very late response to this post.....
"stupid me, Never work by head... people here are confused enough"
:D :D :D
nice post: thx:D :D :D
wanna lose your overcomplete or malfunctioning TiVo?
mention atleast: type, defect and $$
no hd or modem, no problem:D
any brand harddisk will do, ata33 and 5400 rpm are ok. any newwer HD is downwards competable.
......IDE, NO SCSi-)
:D :D :D
to avoid problems: boot from cd.... download address found in one of the threads here or at 9thee.
:D :D :D
First figure out what methode was used to make the back ups. (read) then You can figure out how to restore.
all backups you downed from abs.net will be Mfstools backups...i think-). read the...
we have been wondering what you where doing-) Know you're a bussy dude so we don't complain.
We just enjoy en appriciate your effort.
:D :D :D
You didn't search this forum very well, did you? since I feel generous to day ( didn't post for a while) I'll post the obvious:
first threads in the directTV TiVo Hacking: sticky howto's
Can't tell where you based and what kind of signals you fool around with but my expirience learn me that those tivo's have problems detecting signels that are not properly build up.
start reading, ask specific questions only.
early posts in this forum will let you start with the basics.
look for bash (prompt) to start with. BTW you wil need to develope some basic linux...
boot from a linux flop(dylan) with mfstools on it.
mount cd and mount hd
mfstools to restore cd image to hd. (drive size!!)
ghost can not be used in this case.
Two confirmed succesfull ghost images? which version of ghost was used?
ghost has some advantages over mfstools.... NO not the size-) but it backs up directly to cd. so for your own usage it is ok....
since i'm still running under 1.3....thx
Don't get paranoide: paypall didn't give me any problems uptill now. Ayway just be glad that we can support ddb, most of us would be lost with out it. (would be fun to count the amount of people...
search the net for " dos2unix.com "
1. put the file you need to prepare in the same directory as the dos2unix.com prog
2. open a dos box and go to this dir. (commands like cd c:/dir will get...
if an image is not on an ftp..up it. sooner or later someone wil need it.
there are several thread's on this forum you should read. The serial number is...
sure Who wouldn't want to have it ...and in an easy way.
But i sure hope You will not get it! The purpose of the backups is to help out people with problems like messing...
well we have a smal task force... but
We sure could use 1 extra heavy weight smart ass....
If this appeals YOU....pm
:D :D :D
why?...just to help out a fellow tivo lover to find things out (maybe even) to your advantage.
originaly the back up service is set up to save al of you that mess up or that have simply a broken...
phillips hdr112 v1.21 about 550 Mb (not mfstools)
I have a special project in mind. I'm looking for people that would like to aid.
I find sandwiches, lego, cd and other stuff in my VCR. That's becourse my kids play with it every day.
Jafo can express his feelings if he likes, we can talk about any subject here as long as it is related to TiVo. NO CENSORING HERE was the motto.
Stop naging Jafo on the why and how he has only one...
use the boot cd (latest version contains mfstools)
please upload the resulte to: TIVO backup FTP
trouble? pm:D :D :D
several howto's already exist on this kind of stuf. Anyone who likes to cooperate in setting up a howto site (like contribute a howto written in detail)
Restore an image you downloaded?
look here: http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&postid=8455&t=128#post8455
do not react here but follow the link
file name: tivo2.7.rar - tivo2.7.r05
ftp name: ftp.myfriend.com
unpacked the file and it seemed ok.
it was 103Mb
I restored using mfstools restore bla bla bla
restoring looked ok...
seems to be that some of the images out there are not functioning the way they should. This thread could help solve that problem.
- Please state here info on the image you downloaded
did you change anything on these machines? or are this unhacked, payed for and subscribed machines?
download maxblast from the maxtor site:
MAXBLAST (choose product suppoert and then software&utillities)
goodluck:D :D :D
all hd companies have diagnostic floppy's try these for the brand/typ of drive you have. It would aleast detect the drive, beable to fdisk and format it. for maxtor the floppy is called "maxblast"...
the music industry can't win, any protection on cd's or file sharing can be undone. And if they can...what will be next: arresting me for humming a song (voice copy of a song)
what a joke. They...
Your score was a 79%: so how do I explain the other 21%... will i be electricuted 1 out of 5 times when I open the box or wil I have to buy a new tivo every.....hehehe
Did it occure to you that some people just want the full service and want to pay for that with out any hassle? It's only a couple of $$ a month.
hacking your machine from...
In theory (and in the software menu's of the TiVo) it's should be anble to call from anywhere in the world and still get connected.
did you look into this menu option? do you for example have to...
If we take risc in being procecuted by TiVo... what does a site as 9thtee has for a risc then. They offer info and hardware for sale. Don't tell me they share their profite with TiVo Inc.
1. will TiVo be hurting?
2. wil it take away motivation to come up with new hacks?
3. is making info clearer a crime?
my own answers:
on 1: The financial side of TiVo inc is not my first...
that's a promise, i don't want number 100 to be a stupid, empty post.
well at least i have to think about what i have to post..
please help me decide
1. a post with links on howto's for newbies...
correction...it's only 3 now
suddenly saw I only need 4 more post to get a nice figure
sold the piece of the iron wall, needed to learn to drive a truck to move it. to much thinking and learning involved.
thx for your help
:D :D :D
I have got a new t60, drs6000, mig27 and a piece of the iron wall....
could any one give me a howto on the piece of the wall? I want to be able to lift it.
any help would be apricated.:D :D :D
first of all, TiVo hacking needs to effort on your side. read the forum, learn some linux, follow some links and then start asking specific questions. that way you have more respons to your...
You're starting with step 2 of TiVo hacking....
here's the answer to your question..and the answer to the questions you will have after realizing a bash prompt...
Make a back up of your (virgin)...
search the forum on fixup02
copy the so found text to a file and run dos2unix over it.
:D :D :D
what the hack: decided not to let you search-)
As far as i can tell: 2.5 is giving us a headache. Keep reading posts and start actively to "do" something about getting into 2.5
pay attention: Hinsdale is doing his share and we can be glad he visits our forum. Please pay some respect and listen to him when he suggest or asks anything. In fact, that's what we , open minded,...
it's details, dear watson , details
what does the boot cd see? the boot cd unlocks the hd too...
there are 3 ways to get around the size problem
1. dlgchk....enter through this prog and ONLY do a hot reboot. after switching the...
Since I shutted down my ftp with back ups we might as wel shut this thread. Watchs other threads to get info on the posibilities back ups.
I plan to put my energy in to other facets of tivo...
upload only: ftp://tivo:email@example.com:2121
Anyone that can confirm a succesfull restore from backups loaded from one of these ftp's mentioned below, please pm
i'm put this info in the txt files that can be downloaded with the files, So if...
well since mfstools is a big hit...please upload only backups made with this little gem of a program.
- small back ups, use -9 option to compress the max
- standard the /var dir is...
great upload POSSUM!
It's great to have one more missing link...
btw read the first msg of this theread again: it changed
the history of the ftp is short. we are working on the bandwidth problem and a solution is upcomming.
just relax ( iknow it is hard and you all want to have your back up NOW...
don't forget to...
this might shine a light on some of the common problems you and others have:
hate to admite it but it is good and up to date.
to motivate you and to support the words of zeek: basicly you can say that all the things you heard are true.
Please read throu the FAQ and read old and new info on this board. everything you...
Question stays: will TiVo figure out who's back up it is that is being made ...
while contacting TiVo over the phone they need some sort of identification, sending de serial and checking it to a...
don't take my word for it but follow this thinking steps:
1. You buy a tivo...cash, not with creditcard. You don't identify your self while buying. Now nobody knows Who is the owner of this TiVo,...
You could optain data over the serial port/internet. didn't try it myself, I have no use for the guidedata since I'm outside the service area.
at least you could try to get the...
the answers are contained in older threads. guess you need to do some more reading:D :D
the fixup script might be of any help... seach the posts here to find it.
erm, i paged, You don't want to receive email: you blocked it in this forum-)
Ok lets give it a shot: post a channel, make sure we keep with the subject. :D :D
there is plenty of software on the market that can do what tivo does, Even I , a second hand programmer have written software in vb that has a lot of the functions that the tivo has. sure, keeping...
lets keep the conversation going right here: I kind of like to read what others think, You need to be on IRC all the time to enjoy info...and I'm in a different timezone...No this place is far...
a palm would be a great device for learning....might be cheaper to buy a new tivo remote-)
If you never dialed in and just set the boot parms the following will happen.
the tivo boots to the menu screen: It doesn't ask you to dail in anymore, doesn't show the option menu to run in...
page me incase of upload problems!:D :D
well as far as the questions you come up with now...I'm not the one that should answer them. I just don't know enought (Yet) on that subject to give a good answer.
Come on tivo hackers: give him a...
since there is no data available in your country, you can skip the dail in part: it's no use. btw which country is it-)
if you have your terminal program running ( have a bashprompt) do the...
at the moment there is heavy trafic on the ftp.
If this continues: page me. ( note only for uploads. downloads need to line up in rows of 4-))
here's the list of actions to perform to get a tivo running outside of the service action.
1. make a backup
2. get a bashprompt
3. bypass setup
4. add channel for composite in
5. (change to...
Didn't read this thread for a while, Im kind of busy the last weeks.
Please note the changes in the IP of the FTP.
I hope to receive some small backups FAST, this would speed up the downloading a...
1. get a bashprompt ( manuals available)
2. prepare the script with dos2unix prog. ( find the prog)
3. pump the script with z-modem to the tivo (use hyperterminal)
4 chmod777 the script ( get some...
seem some machines have this partition corrupted, don't bother to much about it.
mostlikely you boot from hda7/hdc7 and changing sysinit overthere will do the trick.
if not: just get a back up...
I wonder, when I read this forum, will I ever be the same.
Looks like I'm tivonized forever
I opened the case myself, there is no one else to blame.
cracked and hacked or whatever
My TiVo still...
anyone that can make a nice manual for this problem: write it. I'll put it on the tivoinside site (with author name) als the 4th step in the crash course tivo hacking for dummies-)
upload to the upload dir.
read earlier posts in this thread to see possible problems:confused:
missed that we were out off beta: beta-f is final as was stated in one of the last mail msgs? is there a thread where tiger confirms this?
I'dd love to stop offering those really big backups on...
seeing all requests for sony backups I have in the mailbox, I think it is time for you to upload your back up. Look at the back up thread in this forum or pm me.
the smallest backup I have on the...
At least it's a good idea to let the nummeric buttons change function after play is pressed. Probebly it would be even better to do the same with a different button and activate a function like that...
Winrar is a program just like winzip e.o. it commpresses files and is can divide them. If your loading 1 GB worth on backup files you appreciate the files being cut into piece. It is very likely...