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    And I had the same test..linksys 200M...

    And I had the same test..linksys 200M ~2MB/S..AGIGA..almost 8MB/s
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    Using tytool on a DSR 704, AGIGAUSB to an el...

    Using tytool on a DSR 704, AGIGAUSB to an el cheapo gigabit pci adapter ( jumbo enabled) I'm able to see around 7.4MB/S while watching TV.
    Thanks to Jamie for these wonderful drivers. I wonder what...
  3. OK Problem solved. Cabling issue at the tivo wall...

    OK Problem solved. Cabling issue at the tivo wall outlet. Orange wire was loose and blue was in wrong location. After fixing this, I'm good to go.

    So basically, this was all that was needed:...
  4. strange happenings

    1. That was done. the rc.sysinit was/is a left over from before.
    2. Actually shouldnt it be 192.168.0.255? Either way I'm not sure, but isnt it irrelevant due to the fact that Usb200M works fine?
    ...
  5. Trouble with AGIGA USB

    Hey Guys,

    I cannot ping to/from the tivo my AGIGAUSB (Ver 0.01) is installed. Everything works fine with a linksys usb200MB.

    Attached are all the relevant info I can think of. Is there anything...
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    Looks like this will help me...I'm having a hard...

    Looks like this will help me...I'm having a hard time backing up a 120GB 6.2 drive to restore to another unit. It this MFS is hosed, and rebuilds for hours without success.
  7. Excellent. This worked for me the first attempt.

    Excellent. This worked for me the first attempt.
  8. you can use the rmmod to load and unload drivers...

    you can use the rmmod to load and unload drivers until you get what you want.

    here is some good info from ADH
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    Thanks for being a willing victim :D

    Thanks for being a willing victim :D
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    Ok, so my orientation is flipped. 3.3V goes all...

    Ok, so my orientation is flipped.
    3.3V goes all over the damn place, but not the hard drive. Let me clarify, I do not at all doubt your fix works.

    So that little yellow pot, when turned will...
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    hayreass, Do you have a volt meter? Can you...

    hayreass,

    Do you have a volt meter? Can you measure the voltage where that wire is connected?
    If I have my orientation correct, thats a 24V LNB supply line. I dont have any series1 else I'd...
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    have you read and tried what is here?...

    have you read and tried what is here?
    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31978


    I do not have the schematic in front of me, but my guess is that 'hack' is bypassing the regulator...
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    Some quick suggestions for you bill. Try some...

    Some quick suggestions for you bill.
    Try some tech spray aka cold spray. Hit suspected components one at a time. See if you get any changes. Go from there.

    If you dont get any changes, a few...
  14. Thread: DC Key Questions

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    DC Key Questions

    Riley once posted
    "if the DiskConfigurationKey has changed for any reason (re-imaged the drive - sw update - clear & delete) the correct DiskConfigurationKey (DC_key.xml) must be restored"

    My...
  15. Sounds good, I usually just short the cable and...

    Sounds good, I usually just short the cable and enter a few characters in HYPTERM.
    I had a similar issue once, with a series 1 unit. It was either garbage or nothing at all on the serial output. The...
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    Someone was very bored :)

    Someone was very bored :)
  17. Hey, just to verify, how did you test the cable...

    Hey, just to verify, how did you test the cable and PC for working com port?
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    That looks like a perfect match 250V 3.15A!

    That looks like a perfect match 250V 3.15A!
  19. Poll: Let me ask you this: How many man hours do you...

    Let me ask you this:
    How many man hours do you think it would take to do this for one person?
    Now, what do you think the going price per hour is for SW development?
    Also, if someone was to do this...
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    Go to radio shack, and purchase an inline fuse...

    Go to radio shack, and purchase an inline fuse holder with 'pigtail ends'
    $2.
    Purchase the appropriate fuse, and solder in the new holder.This makes life easier if you ever have an accident again....
  21. Poll: Ok, so I recall reading that thread here on DBB...

    Ok, so I recall reading that thread here on DBB before. The other was new to me.
    I gather there are 2 issues:
    1. kernel
    2. Video Driver.

    Greek was curious about the actual RID chip being an...
  22. Poll: What is involved in getting this done? basically...

    What is involved in getting this done?
    basically I am asking what from 4.0 causes it not to work?
  23. Riley, At what point do you load your drivers? ...

    Riley,
    At what point do you load your drivers?
    Did you edit tivo app to call ehci?4
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    Post a pic of this 'fuse'

    Post a pic of this 'fuse'
  25. Yup, I saw that after I made the initial post....

    Yup, I saw that after I made the initial post. Its been changed correctly.
    Thanks for the tips on rmmod. I'll try again and see what I come up with.



    Module Size Used by ...
  26. echo "Loading fan ..." insmod /lib/modules/fan.o...

    echo "Loading fan ..."
    insmod /lib/modules/fan.o

    echo "Loading Ethernet Drivers"
    insmod /lib/modules/usbcore.o
    insmod /lib/modules/hcd.o
    insmod /lib/modules/usb-ehci.o
    insmod...
  27. hm....maybe you shoud contact yoru seller?

    hm....maybe you shoud contact yoru seller?
  28. Microscope eh....damn! I thought it ws super...

    Microscope eh....damn! I thought it ws super macro. Everything in your post above appears correct.
  29. Yes they are probably caps. Could be inductors...

    Yes they are probably caps. Could be inductors too. COuld be diodes.

    One thing for sure is that you CANNOT measure them whilst on the board and get accurate readings.
  30. Is this a known good drive with g00d image?

    Is this a known good drive with g00d image?
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    Yes, and most likely fried tuners.....the easies...

    Yes, and most likely fried tuners.....the easies thing would be to have them xfer your suscrition to the gxcebot.
  32. Thread: Sleeper Banned

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    I'm a bit lost...what specific rule are you...

    I'm a bit lost...what specific rule are you referring to?
  33. Thread: Sleeper Banned

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    cmon jj.....this is the sewer isnt it? What is...

    cmon jj.....this is the sewer isnt it? What is the purpose of the sewer ?
    Worthless posts end up here. Think of it as a walk of shame.
  34. Thread: Sleeper Banned

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    So

    who has got the 10" penis? You guys have nothign better to do sometimes.

    Hi DB! I'm watching you :D
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    Ton of info here, do a bit of reading :) The...

    Ton of info here, do a bit of reading :)
    The hardest thing will be acquiring an image, ask around, someone may step up and get you an image.
    Before you go doing anythign make sure u reseat all...
  36. I too would like to know where the How to is. It...

    I too would like to know where the How to is. It was partially completed, but posted before the board change. Now its vanished.
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    try a diff video output?

    try a diff video output?
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    I see home hints in this thread..... :cool:

    I see home hints in this thread..... :cool:
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    If your concerned about loosing recordings, now...

    If your concerned about loosing recordings, now is a good time to make a full backup while its good.....
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    I guess you could do a regular dd and hope it...

    I guess you could do a regular dd and hope it works......

    experts??
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    if thats true...then big ouch....big big ouch

    if thats true...then big ouch....big big ouch
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    Whoa whoa whoa...hold yer horsies here. I have...

    Whoa whoa whoa...hold yer horsies here.

    I have probably emailed & PM'd Greek a total of 3-4 times since I have been here. Greek has never done any work for me (d0h), but the few times I have...
  43. about the 28% thing.....update to ver 3.1 and try...

    about the 28% thing.....update to ver 3.1 and try again or
    unplug the sat inputs as you do the setup. It will error out, choos eocntinue, and then put the cables back.

    Also this has been covered...
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    To remove from the heatsink pad, a hot air pencil...

    To remove from the heatsink pad, a hot air pencil is required , OR 2 irons.

    Heat both sides with the iron equally and flick the part up. Dont hold it there forver. its easier to do if you add...
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    Have him try adding SOLDER to it and then sucking...

    Have him try adding SOLDER to it and then sucking it out. What he is saying about the board acting as a heatsink is correct.
    Try a bigger iron. I have a gun I use for these types, I think its 60W.
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    Cali will pass. :) Greek's been kinda MIA. Its...

    Cali will pass. :)
    Greek's been kinda MIA.
    Its easy to do...get a $20 iron from radio shack. Ask them for de-soldeing braid or a de-solder pump.Get one of those two

    You obviously have to remove...
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    That shouldnt be a requirement. All the man was...

    That shouldnt be a requirement. All the man was asking for was for a non n00b, non support forums to develop/discuss new hacks.
    I think that ALL of us with half a brain do realize deep down that DB...
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    Use a generous amount of solder, or get some 30...

    Use a generous amount of solder, or get some 30 Gauge wire.
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    Good!! Just unsolder the cap and see what...

    Good!!

    Just unsolder the cap and see what happens....then go from there.
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    Lets see............I say he should be allowed...

    Lets see............I say he should be allowed back..yeah hes a turd, but hes no moron.

    If people would read, and play by the rules DB wouldnt have to get all pissy. Though rude, I say he is...
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    Theres none on the bottom ( at least on Dtivos)...

    Theres none on the bottom ( at least on Dtivos) so I'd suspect there are no parts on the bottom od a standalone.
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    1. Please do some more reading on your problems....

    1. Please do some more reading on your problems. There quite a few thread with quite a bit of useful info.

    2. If your tuners are gone bad, be prepaared to spend AT LEAST $70 for each one.
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    There is a sticky up top.

    There is a sticky up top.
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    Just about any darn inductor will work...... ...

    Just about any darn inductor will work......

    All else fails...do what the forum janitor suggested.....it not optimal but hey do you know what the purpose of an inductor is?
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    Hi david! Be sure to answer my PM about the...

    Hi david!
    Be sure to answer my PM about the Parental control patch.....
    I am sooo close......but I just need to know exactly where to patch :p
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    See I got that taken care of...I block all...

    See I got that taken care of...I block all outside access via router, unless its from my PC at work.
    Also I turn it off at the router when not in use. If I need to access the tivo...pull up the...
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    Its an SMC2209 adapter....USB2.0. I had some hard...

    Its an SMC2209 adapter....USB2.0. I had some hard times getting it to work but it does now, but only on the inside.
    I know its not my connections/permissions because right now I am at work and can...
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    I have a dsr704 hacked with 3.1b SW. I had to...

    I have a dsr704 hacked with 3.1b SW.
    I had to hack the ax drivers for the adapter to work. For some reason I cannot access it from the outside.....even with port 80 forwarded. The router does not...
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    someone is asleep at the helm today.....eh...

    someone is asleep at the helm today.....eh em...David?
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    Success at last!!

    Well it turns out the problem was the cheap ass mofo extension cable that came with the adapter. After screwing around for over a week now, I noticed today when it did link up and I just touched the...
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    Only thing I can think of is to mount the drive...

    Only thing I can think of is to mount the drive and check for damaged files, or changed permission....what exactly to look for I dont know.
    Your best bet is to-reimage.....and good luck finding...
  62. Thread: Stuck

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    Where is the unit stuck? Exactly what screen?...

    Where is the unit stuck? Exactly what screen?
    Have you messed with the hard drive at all....we need more info. Generic cries of help will go unnoticed because you didnt even explain your problem in...
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    I have more issues here now....someone told me to...

    I have more issues here now....someone told me to go buy a real adapter:), but I want to get this thing working. I had some limited success last night.

    I setup a new drive (120GB) last night,...
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    before David gets to you, I should like to remind...

    before David gets to you, I should like to remind that if using the sleepr cd, it does specify bash @115K and does tell you so.
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    BTW: This was a reference to myself

    BTW: This was a reference to myself
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    I am striking out all round here..... The unit...

    I am striking out all round here.....

    The unit has a AX88172 chip in it so at least I am on the correct path......
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    I think he meant $65 with The power supply core....

    I think he meant $65 with The power supply core.

    Yeah, I am sure I can fix any of these PS for way less than $65....unless your dumb enough to blow the PS and then step on it after you remove it...
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    K, start a thread...post your kernel log lets...

    K, start a thread...post your kernel log lets see.....
    BTW have you checked the USB threads ? They are loaded with lots of info, but I dont recall any type question like yours being answered....
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    Hey hey now..... you're wasting time here, there...

    Hey hey now.....
    you're wasting time here, there are misposts to rant about elsewhere :D
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    Wow $65 is DIRT cheap IMO based on what has been...

    Wow $65 is DIRT cheap IMO based on what has been happening.

    Good find!! You guys needing tuners should jump on this.
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    Holy fawk.....U went over my head there :D ...

    Holy fawk.....U went over my head there :D
    Seriously thats kinda outta my league..Im da hardware master.

    I can say this though....kernel log and tverr log contian most of the info I use to key...
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    can you be a bit more specific....what particular...

    can you be a bit more specific....what particular issues would you like to see more on?
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    Only the USB_DEVICE. Where do I find the driver...

    Only the USB_DEVICE.
    Where do I find the driver info? ( ill check later on my own, but if I get an answer before I get home it would make life a lil easier)
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    Take a pic of the tuner....I "may " have one.

    Take a pic of the tuner....I "may " have one.
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    David doesnt search....only us peons do! So far...

    David doesnt search....only us peons do!
    So far no complaints here.
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    Anyone? :confused:

    Anyone? :confused:
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    There is a sticky at the top of this section you...

    There is a sticky at the top of this section you know. Granted it isnt complete but wit 5 minutes of reading your answer would have been found
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    mount -o remount,rw / the file is in /etc/rc.d...

    mount -o remount,rw /

    the file is in /etc/rc.d
    you need to edit rc.sysinit.author
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    bump it up to 5.25 and try again. Try a diff...

    bump it up to 5.25 and try again.
    Try a diff drive/reimage.
    You gotta try the basic stuff listed in this section first.
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    Delete your logs, reboot the unit, and when it...

    Delete your logs, reboot the unit, and when it crashes again, grab the logs and take a look at them or post them here....

    You may still have parallax cable connectivity issues....I'd suggest a lil...
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    i'd check for you but I have given away my last...

    i'd check for you but I have given away my last hughes.
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    Dunno what happened to Greek...last he said he...

    Dunno what happened to Greek...last he said he was pretty sick.
    I have no dead units at this time though.

    Have you tried philips ?

    Oh another thing...check the REGULAR hughes receiver...I...
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    Edited the rc.sys.auth to this now #Load...

    Edited the rc.sys.auth to this now


    #Load ax8817x ethernet driver
    insmod /lib/modules/usbcore.o
    insmod /lib/modules/hcd.o
    insmod /lib/modules/ehci-hcd.o
    insmod /lib/modules/ax8817x.o
    sleep 10
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    Thanks, took care of the minor hexedit. Managed...

    Thanks,
    took care of the minor hexedit. Managed to load the drivers and cause mad kernel panic. Removed all the drievers, and then reinstalled the ones from alldead's post.

    Now I have this...
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    Which file are you referring to here? I just...

    Which file are you referring to here?

    I just picked up a SMC2209 USB 2.0 adapter and I get nada...no lights or anything at all. Looking at the logs I get :0xb95/0x1720 not being claimed also.
    ...
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    David Bott= David Bought? Did the janitor set...

    David Bott= David Bought?

    Did the janitor set him up for a kill? :D
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    Well the best advice I can give you here, is to...

    Well the best advice I can give you here, is to open up the unit, and look in the rear next to the audio connectors.

    Since you still get sound, I will assume that the op-amp on the output isnt...
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    Have you verified with another unit/source to be...

    Have you verified with another unit/source to be sure its the tivo?
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    Sticky: Place holder . Ill do 5 this week. #4 is cake...

    Place holder .

    Ill do 5 this week. #4 is cake mon :p
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    sneaky sneaky!! I like it!! Maybe we should buy...

    sneaky sneaky!! I like it!!
    Maybe we should buy all the DVR40's on ebay that no one wants :rolleyes:
    <$99
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    Your SOL. I couldnt find a place....even called...

    Your SOL. I couldnt find a place....even called the manufacturer....they couldnt even locate the part #. This is def a custom part, under what I consider to be 'monopoly' protection.

    If you ever...
  92. Thread: New rules...

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    Well lets take the hardware section. Greek and...

    Well lets take the hardware section.
    Greek and I are doing a how-to type thing. There is a seperate thread made to take suggestions/concerns/issues.

    This would work well for every new hack. SW...
  93. Thread: DSR600 bad tuner

    by cali
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    All Series1 directivo units have the SAME tuner.

    All Series1 directivo units have the SAME tuner.
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    Start again from scatch. Reload extreme and...

    Start again from scatch. Reload extreme and REMOVE THE modemtest file after the 2.5 upgrade and the 2.52 Upgrade.
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    Hey man, I dunno if I can really help you here....

    Hey man, I dunno if I can really help you here.
    I had a similar tivo a while back. It was a dtv unit, and I suspeced a bad memory chip. I just junked the bitch....was worth more in parts to me.
    ...
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    should be in /var/logs or var/hack/logs ...

    should be in /var/logs
    or var/hack/logs

    Someone corret me if im wrong...memory fading here.....
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    Were still working on the sticky, so the sections...

    Were still working on the sticky, so the sections arent missing :)

    You did disable the fan monitoring?
    Would you mind clearing your logs out( maybe delete them) and then reboot the unit.
    Grab...
  98. Thread: ty playback woes

    by cali
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    ..........

    ..........
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    tyty, I got your PM. Ill check into it, but I...

    tyty,
    I got your PM. Ill check into it, but I never noticed a hiccup.
    Its only 4 lines or so of code,instructions, so Ill try it this weekend and see.
    I have no problem adding it.


    AV,
    Its...
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    hey, see the sticky.....hehe :lol: First victim...

    hey, see the sticky.....hehe :lol:
    First victim :D
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    Sticky: This section is for you greek. #4?

    This section is for you greek. #4?
  102. Thread: ty playback woes

    by cali
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    cmon guys....help?

    cmon guys....help?
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    Sticky: 2.Hangs/Stuck on updating Database -This is...

    2.Hangs/Stuck on updating Database

    -This is my favorite. I found this fix while troubleshooting my 2nd tivo. I could not figure out what was causing the hang,

    but I had bash. Someone...
  104. Thread: ty playback woes

    by cali
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    yes, first post says I have the codec

    yes, first post says I have the codec
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    Sticky: Tivo Troubleshooting Tips/ Hardware how-to

    Tivo Troubleshooting TIPS
    by Cali & Greek.


    The purpose of this is to provide some tips towards troubleshooting the most common tivo problems. It will focus more on the DirecTivos, with more...
  106. Thread: ty playback woes

    by cali
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    ty playback woes

    Disabled scrambling on a dsr7000 per this thread

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31213

    Extracted a 10 min recording in ty & asx format and neither will play in WMP. Even...
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    you have 2 problems d00d. 1. Your modem is...

    you have 2 problems d00d.
    1. Your modem is fried.
    do ps aux
    then type kill xxx, where xxx is the PID for modemtest

    2. You may have transponder issues. YOu can figure that out yourself.

    The...
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    Unfortunately this one requires time without a...

    Unfortunately this one requires time without a schematic.

    Search the board for a 4 0R 5 pin SOIC. It will look like a regular black transistor except it wouldnt have 3 legs...it would have more....
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    Thanks Mrblack!

    Thanks Mrblack!
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    Version Clarification

    4.0-01-2-230

    What version is that considered to be? 4.0.0? or 4.0.1?
  111. Thread: Dead DSR6000

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    Isn't that initial screen hardcoded in the prom?...

    Isn't that initial screen hardcoded in the prom? I think so.

    Make sure its not you video outs...try em all. Reloading with XTREME will attempt to flash the prom.. Also you can try pulling the CMOS...
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    Good Stuff GEEK! :D That fin thing I think you...

    Good Stuff GEEK! :D

    That fin thing I think you talk about, u referring to the shield? in the tuner circuit?
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    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=267...

    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=26733&highlight=odd+transponders ;)

    That should take care of you for now.
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    itemized cost: Material : $0.2 Knowing what...

    itemized cost:

    Material : $0.2
    Knowing what to fix : $129.98 ;)
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    Question for Greek

    I havent had any reason yet to work on a Series 2 motherboard, but I would like to ask a couple things.

    Have you seen any similar tuner issues as compared to Series1?
    Any similar modem issues?...
  116. Thread: Blowing Fuses

    by cali
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    I can hook you up with a constant 240 source if...

    I can hook you up with a constant 240 source if you like :D
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    Just adding my two cents here

    First off, a couple of guys need to put their personal issues aside.
    DB is brutal in some of his responses but I think 90+% of the time they are correct for the situation.

    I have been registered...
  118. Thread: Blowing Fuses

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    Fix the fuse, and power up without anything...

    Fix the fuse, and power up without anything connected to the PS. If it blows, you have a PS issue. I spent a couple hours fixing one a few weeks back. I accidentally dropped the caox in the box, and...
  119. Thread: Tuner Question

    by cali
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    Yes. the LNBP switched between 13/18V based on...

    Yes. the LNBP switched between 13/18V based on the transponder that you select. Obviously the tuner wont work without it,but it wont cause any harm.
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    Ah, I got it now......D0h...it was obvious from...

    Ah, I got it now......D0h...it was obvious from the text I posted....thanks.
    I'm a dumbass.
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    Are u referring to /hdx3?

    Are u referring to /hdx3?
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    What is wrong here?

    I put a 4.0 Image on my 40Gb drive. The unit booted up fine. So then I decided to see what the sleeper ISO is all about. I fired it up and went thru the process. Now I get this on the output. I went...
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    I am still looking mysel

    I am still looking mysel
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    What SW version? Are you 100% sure his drive is a...

    What SW version? Are you 100% sure his drive is a "stock image"?
  125. Shush..... Thanks for the props man! You are no...

    Shush.....
    Thanks for the props man! You are no slouch either!!!

    As far as getting tips setup, I promise to have something by 1st week of Feb. Ill get something up and pass it onto Greek for his...
  126. I do not know of a way via SW to swap tuners or...

    I do not know of a way via SW to swap tuners or disable one of them. I am pretty sure its doable thru myworld or dssapp. Ask the SW guru's that one. The unit will boot with 1 or NO tuners installed.
  127. tyty, I'm in if Greek is in.

    tyty,

    I'm in if Greek is in.
  128. Tuners kaput. What I left above indicates a hang...

    Tuners kaput. What I left above indicates a hang on tuner init. Want more info/proof?.....poke around the SW. It could be tuner1 or 2.
  129. Post logs

    Post the last 20 lines of both your logs.
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    Good job.....finaly grew some balls huh :D :) ...

    Good job.....finaly grew some balls huh :D :)
    Hope you have a good replacement tuner ;)
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    hehe

    Looks like Mr.Bought has quite a bit of threads stored.....can you say OWN3D capn'?

    Either way, bought is harsh, but has the knowledge. :D
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    Again to re-iterate what the greek is saying, ...

    Again to re-iterate what the greek is saying,

    If you have tuner 1 out, YOUR SYSTEM SHOULD BOOT up to the guide acquisition screen, if tuner 1 is defective. If it still hangs pull out tuner #2. I...
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    Cali here

    Hey Anne,

    its been a while...I though u got yourself fixed. I kinda skimmed thru the thread.

    What greek is saying is best, I'm pretty confident its a tuner, but you will HAVE to take em out one...
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    View Post

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    And if that doesnt work, try some "cold spray"...

    And if that doesnt work, try some "cold spray" from radio shack. Dont over freeze components...but im betting here that greek is right....some cabling issue.
  136. Re: Learnin' the hard way

    You should be :D.....he said tuner 2 gets both even and odd... :D
  137. get one of these: ...

    get one of these:

    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=29312
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    yup

    yup
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    Your problem could be anything dude.... Seems...

    Your problem could be anything dude....

    Seems as if you have narrowed it down to the tivo. Now go ahead and narrow it down to even or odd xpndrs. If its both then u gotta start diggin on the tivo....
  140. puff puff pass...hehe.... Get up close and...

    puff puff pass...hehe....

    Get up close and personal....start sniffing :D
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    Thanks for the images mr.Black. I am utterly...

    Thanks for the images mr.Black.

    I am utterly disappointed in the internals of the Toshiba. I would not buy that until they came out with a newer rev. The amount of wires adds on the PCB is an...
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    Re: Re: c256

    Ah the click...the PS is a switching PS. Basically if there is a problem on the motherboard, pulling down a line, it will do that clicking. Bad PS also click.

    Did u measure 3.3V resistance with...
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    c256

    hey greek, you realise c256 is a cap right? ;)



    sh: /tvbin/modemtest: No such file or directory


    This tells me the modem test is skipped, so even with a bad modem it should boot up....
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    yea...c256 is 30V to GND (if I recall...

    yea...c256 is 30V to GND (if I recall correctly)..or 3.3V to gnd?
    Anyway measures across the two pads. Again, if I recall correctly below 100ohms...something is wrong. ( I havent fixed any tuner...
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    nah, the tuner(s) is kaput....100%. Best bet is...

    nah, the tuner(s) is kaput....100%. Best bet is to measure thet 30V to gnd resistance. Remove tuners one @ a time until it comes back up.

    Where did U get this unit from??
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    And if that doesnt work, get a volt Meter and...

    And if that doesnt work, get a volt Meter and slighty adjust the "yellow" pot on the power supply to bring up the supply voltage a bit
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    Re: Fuse on power supply?

    \

    Fuse is black and is located just behind the black 120V ac connector.
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    Another tip: Buy a $20 craftsman solder GUN....

    Another tip:

    Buy a $20 craftsman solder GUN. It comes in handy for seriously tough ground plane connections. That coupled with solder wick will kill anything these tuners can throw at you.

    Air...
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    Clean extreme 2.5 image. Also a lil update, I...

    Clean extreme 2.5 image.
    Also a lil update, I tried freezing the entire box....it still crashes and reboots. Im in the process of eliminating stuff from rc.sysinit one at a time to see what it...
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    Ah, so 2 things caught my eyes and yours. I...

    Ah, so 2 things caught my eyes and yours.

    I have no card in the slot, and I do not have any turbonet in the unit. Ill check either tonight or tomorrow at the connector to make sure there are no...
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