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    All my laptops have a serial port. I directly...

    All my laptops have a serial port. I directly plug the cable into the laptops serial port. I have never had to use a USB adapter. What PC configuration are you using?
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    I would say build the following serial cable: ...

    I would say build the following serial cable:

    http://www.garysargent.co.uk/tivo/images/tivoserialcable.jpg

    You can get the parts at the local RS and the cable should easily work at
    115200.
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    I am assuming you have bash shell access to your...

    I am assuming you have bash shell access to your TiVo.

    There is a really good guide to capturing IR codes at:

    http://www.oztivo.net/twiki/bin/view/IR/IRCapturingCodesWithTivo

    The only thing...
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    I don't have a HR10 and mostly hack S1 and S2...

    I don't have a HR10 and mostly hack S1 and S2 TiVos.

    When I initially started S2 hacking, I was getting garbage characters on my serial port. Turns out my baud rate was not set correctly. Setting...
  5. Yes. Remember to "Clear and Delete All" after...

    Yes. Remember to "Clear and Delete All" after installing the hard drive.
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    Hi Omikron, We all appreciate the great...

    Hi Omikron,

    We all appreciate the great service you have provided to this community. Please try and keep the DIY PROM kits service alive. Without those the hurdle for new TiVo hackers might be too...
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    My Series 1 works great with my 27' TV but the...

    My Series 1 works great with my 27' TV but the picture is pretty crappy with my 52' TV. Just moving to a Series 2 makes a big difference.
  8. Thread: Tivo 2 Info

    by Hacker007
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    Alan, Your best option is to follow the...

    Alan,

    Your best option is to follow the Hindsdale guide:

    http://www.newreleasesvideo.com/hinsdale-how-to/index9.html

    Look at:

    UPGRADE CONFIGURATION #4
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    This is an interesting question. I have...

    This is an interesting question.

    I have friends who had build their own HTPC several years ago. I have other friends who are happy with the DVR built into their cable / satellite provider.
    ...
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    Arhhhhh. I forgot the step: mfsadd -r 4 -x...

    Arhhhhh. I forgot the step:

    mfsadd -r 4 -x /dev/hda

    I feel so dumb now.
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    After some searching I tried out pdisk: ...

    After some searching I tried out pdisk:

    bash-2.02# pdisk -l /dev/hda

    stat: mode = 060660, type=Block
    size = 0, blocks = 0
    HDIO_GETGEO: heads=255, sectors=63, cylinders=19457, start=0, ...
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    I also looked at the dmesg output. It is as...

    I also looked at the dmesg output. It is as follows:

    <6>hda: 312581808 sectors (160042 MB) w/2048KiB Cache, CHS=19457/255/63, UDMA(33
    <6>Partition check:
    <6> hda: [mac] hda1 hda2 hda3 hda4 hda5...
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    Trouble with Recording Capacity

    I have a TCD540040 with a PROM hack. I recently updated the HD to 160GB. When I boot up the system I only see 40 hours of recording time. Following is a log from my bash prompt:

    bash-2.02#...
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    Sticky: This thread has a lot of good information. My 2c...

    This thread has a lot of good information. My 2c worth is covered by the following youtube video. The technique might look a little cheesy but it worked great for me.
    ...
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    I finally installed a modified PROM in my TiVo. I...

    I finally installed a modified PROM in my TiVo. I still get the same log:

    Boot failed reason=62
    Service number is 54000017-------.
    What is password?

    I guess the killed kernels with the $5 CD...
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    Omikron, My family just recovered from stomach...

    Omikron,

    My family just recovered from stomach flu so I know how bad it can get. :(

    Don't worry about DDB orders. We can wait. Get well soon.


    Hacker007
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    - Omikron - I sent you a pm. Thank you

    - Omikron -

    I sent you a pm. Thank you
  18. TiVo DVR Series 1 Sony SVR-2000 with lots of extras

    I am trying to sell some of my original stuff and move onto HD. Here is what I have:

    1. Sony SVR-2000 fully functional unit.

    2. IR blaster and power cord.

    3. Original remote in decent...
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    Thanks. All I need is a serial bash. I don't...

    Thanks.

    All I need is a serial bash. I don't care too much about FTP / telnet. Can that be done without a prom mod?
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    Boot failed reason=62

    Hi,

    I recently bought a Series 2 TCD540040 TiVo. I was upgrading HD and setting up the bash prompt. The Tivo came with 8.3 software version. I was able to:

    1. Get the $5 CD and burn ISO image....
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    Replacement Remote and HD

    I recently got a Sony Series 1 TiVo from a friend. I set up the sub and it is working great. It also has an ethernet port and bash shell setup. So far I have done some basic things (such as ls) with...
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