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  1. Thanks for the info. I had considered this as...

    Thanks for the info. I had considered this as well (although having to pay for two DVRs worth of service is a bummer!). I read a review of the HR20-700 which wasn't that favorable. The gist of it was...
  2. Existing DSR7000 user confused about HD...

    I have a hacked DSR7000. The most important feature for me is the ability to archive off TV shows/movies/etc for later viewing. I'd prefer to keep the flexibility of not needing to watch them from...
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    video quality

    I've noticed some "ghosting" (it looks like interlace related issues) when using XBMC to play back video (at least for when playing back live TV)... any suggestions?

    I tried futzing w/ the...
  4. Sticky: Advice appreciated...

    My DSR6000 just died (single drive). I think it is the power supply, but I'm not sure. I pulled the drive and was able to mount the partitions using a boot CD so I think the drive is fine. (BTW -- I...
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    Poor CCXstream performance

    I have a DSR6000 w/ ccxstream installed. When I watch shows on the Xbox from it, there are a few issues:

    1. The shows can get choppy (i.e. there will be occasional .5 second skips in the playback)...
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    It sounds like the same problem I have w/...

    It sounds like the same problem I have w/ TivoWeb, TivoX 1.5, and a recent CVS build of XBMC. I can stream video of the Tivo via ccxstream and a XBMS connection and I can see that the TivoWeb module...
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    TivoX fails but can stream using XBMS

    I have tried TivoX v1.3 and v1.5. In both cases when I run the script and select "now playing", the Xbox freezes.

    I can directly connect to the streams via XBMS

    It looks like my TivoWeb is...
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    Sorry if this is a stupid question...

    I drop by this thread every few months to see if there is life.. and "wa la". I downloaded the alpha release and read the release notes. It looks like all that is currently supported is Tivo to Tivo...
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    Nfs

    There is more than one one way to skin this rat.


    I've used the Allegro NFS Daemon and it seemed to work just fine.

    http://opensource.franz.com/nfs/

    SMB can start to get a lot trickier when...
  10. Problems playing back encrypted stream...

    I posted this to a seperate thread, but perhaps it should have gone here.

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    On December 4th, I backed up a number of recordings w/ MS-FTP (not sure what version) that were made before I...
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    Thank you!!!!

    These instructions were really useful to me.

    I didn't pay close enough attention to the notes about kill_initrd and had to repeat the process :)

    Thanks!
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    DHCP?

    I had a similar panic attack this morning.

    Thanks for the advice. My system is back in action now. :)
  13. Sorry -- I'm having a hard time following this...

    Sorry -- I'm having a hard time following this -- and I really don't want to screw up my Tivo and have to pull the hard drive out again.. etc!

    I set up my DirecTivo (DSR6000) using the...
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    Re: Stream from FTP

    I'm open to FTP, SMB, NFS.... I don't care :) :)

    Any hints on how can I get the Tivo to pull a stream from my server?
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    I also posted this in the MFS-FTP thread, but...

    I also posted this in the MFS-FTP thread, but does anyone know if it possible for me to play with this? I'd love to have my Tivo stream .TY+ or TMF files from a FTP server.

    *drool*
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    Re: SMB

    I think that this is the right syntax:

    smbmount "\\\windows_server_NETBIOS_NAME\destination_folder" /mnt/remote_share/ -o username=WINDOWS_USER,password=WINDOWS_PASSWORD,ip=127.0.0.1
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    Wow...

    I just starting watching this thread.

    I'm actually not very interested in doing Tivo to Tivo streaming. I'm interested in streaming .TY or .TMF files from my home file server.

    It sounds like...
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    Playback via Relax/Samba/Network/etc?

    For those of you who haven't experienced the wonderful goodness of the Xbox Media Player project, the development team was enabled playback of various digital assets via the Relax protocol or SMB.
    ...
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    you rock!!!

    This is great!!!! Thank you!!!
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    Cron job for tyindex restart...?

    I'm not too familiar with Python and my Tivo at least is missing familiar tools like grep... but..

    wouldn't it be possible to rig something up that does a ps, grep's for the PID of tyindex and...
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    tyindex instability...

    My tyindex doesn't seem to last more than 24 hours before the process dies...

    any thoughts?
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    It wasn't a full cut and paste -- I removed some...

    It wasn't a full cut and paste -- I removed some stuff.

    I wasn't aware that you couldn't have tserver_mfs6 (for tytools) and tyserver/tyindex (for ty editor) running at the same time -- are you...
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    I just tried killing the process

    and restarted.

    It looks like the "zombie" process may be part of normal operation.
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    ps output

    I finally found the ps binary... here is an edited version of the output:

    USER PID %CPU %MEM SIZE RSS TTY STAT START TIME COMMAND
    root 122 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? SW Apr 8 ...
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    Other options..

    Either Tystudio or Tytool -> Component Streams (I prefer Tystudio so I can do some basic cutting)

    Load into DVDmaestro (patched to accept 480x480 files)

    Author away -- publish video_ts

    Burn...
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    I think my tyserver/indexer is dying?

    When I use the "click here to load from now showing", it is showing me old data -- i.e. there are new shows that aren't appearing on the list.

    If I bounce the Tivo, the list gets repopulated.
    ...
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    Maestro...

    I just gave this a try -- looks promising so far!
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    MyDVD

    I haven't had any luck either. What I've been doing (this really only works for movies) is to use IFOedit to author the DVDs.

    You can then burn w/ Nero -- or you can use the image creating tool w/...
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    Burners..

    I have the Sony DRU-500A ($250 -- more thanks to Dell) and have been pretty happy with it.

    I do most of my burning with Accu 1x DVD-R media which the Sony (using 1.0f at least) can burn at 2x...
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    Re: Re: 5.1 audio but 2 channel in the start...

    Sorry -- how exactly do you start the process after the 5.1 audio starts? do you use the cut feature to remove the first x minutes?
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    5.1 audio but 2 channel in the start...

    Apologies if this was already answered and I just didn't understand it.

    If I have a recording that starts w/ 2 channel audio (i.e some of the pre-show stuff that ends up at the beginning) then...
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    Hmmm..

    If you have an extra computer, you might want to test to make sure that DHCP / the networking basics aren't the problem.

    Do you see a link light?
  33. Re: Dolby Digital 5.1

    I was wondering about how Tytool handles 5.1 streams that start with dual channel content at the beginning. Normally I just ignore the first x hunks to get it working -- how do you do this in...
  34. Well... you also drive on the wrong side of the...

    Well... you also drive on the wrong side of the street :) :)

    I'll check out the sourceforge site next time I spot a bug..
  35. Date sorting in "now showing" off...

    The date sorting in the now showing isn't quite right.

    Entries:

    7/5/02
    6/22/03
    3/9/03
    3/9/03
    3/6/03
    3/5/03
  36. Thanks...

    That seemed to do it.

    Installation of the tyserver was as easy (almost... tooooo easy)

    I haven't tried the convert->DVD mode yet... does this change the resolution to 720x480??
  37. Tystudio not working well under windows....

    First off -- just want to say how much I appreciate this tool. It looks like when the bugs are ironed out that it is going to be amazing!

    I've only gotten Tystudio to process a TY successfully...
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    Tytool and MFSFTP...

    It's too bad that tytool won't read and process TMF files -- it would be great to have these integrated so you can download your content and either burn to DVD or re-upload to the Tivo...

    What is...
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    TMF...

    As I understand TMF is some sort of a tar wrapper of .TY + .XML content. Are there any tools that will convert an MPEG -> TMF?
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    Still confused..

    I have mfs_ftp installed -- but I don't quite get how to create .tmf files -- most of the content that I'd like to upload has already been remuxed into an MPG..
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    Xbox Media Player...

    not sure if anyone has mentioned this yet, but it would be awesome if this could get merged into the XBMP code base!!
  42. I haven't had much luck with these..

    So far the only method I've been able to get work is to manually tell it to start demuxing "x" chunks in.
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    YAY

    I've given up on audiocheck.exe. It just must not like me.

    Using the method that you described looks like it is going to work.

    BTW, is it possible to multiplex 5.1 audio into an MPEG for...
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    having trouble interpreting...

    I have two shows that I am trying to get working. Both of them are DDS5.1 but have some intro stuff in the beginning (i.e. a minute or so) that is not.

    It looks like it isn't recognizing where it...
  45. I just can't get this working..

    I've tried another stream -- one that I know does 5.1 (I see the blue light on my receiver) but also has some intro stuff that is not 5.1.

    In each case there is a few minutes of non-5.1 intro...
  46. hmm.. maybe I still do have problems..

    The beginning of the movie says that it is presented in 5.1 where available. I assume that this means the broadcast was in 5.1, but I'm still only getting 2ch.
  47. Thanks!

    The advice/help was appreciated. :)
  48. How do you get 5.1 when beginning of stream isn't...

    I have a movie that I am pretty sure the Tivo said was in 5.1. The first minute of the recording isn't the movie itself and isn't in 5.1.

    I used Tytools in vpsplit mode and got the .m2v and the...
  49. Thanks

    I've only played with this a few minutes on my DSR6000 v3.1, but it seems to be working. THanks!
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    Figure it out...

    Looks like a night of sleep + some further R&D did the trick.

    I needed and updated version of NowShowing.tcl.

    I found it

    here
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    Tytools 5 won't obtain the list...

    I just installed my Turbonet card in my DirecTivo DSR6000 -- so I am definiately a bit of a noob.

    I was unable to get TyTool Tivo Client Alpha #5 to work.

    I saw that the tserver_mfs5 was...
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