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  1. Thread: index failing

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    index failing

    All,

    on one of my TivoHD, indexing is failing. This results in no SPs being recorded, and guide filtering showing nothing matching filters.

    Is there a command-line method to force indexing?
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    Thanks for the nudge! Deleting the corresponding...

    Thanks for the nudge! Deleting the corresponding /DataSet items was the key. I am now enjoying a nice episode of Flying Circus streamed from Netflix!
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    I should have mentioned - I did this months ago. ...

    I should have mentioned - I did this months ago. I've had many calls home, with no return of the functionality. Are you saying that you have blown away this particular menu item and had it return...
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    /MenuItem/22 reconstruction?

    In a fit of overzealous advertisement quashing, I erroneously rubbished /MenuItem/22 from my TivoHD. This, of course, renders the VoD menu inoperative. I can just wait around for the next software...
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    Tiver, I know this isn't what you asked for, but...

    Tiver, I know this isn't what you asked for, but my main suggestion would be to just accept that it'll take a little bit of hacking to keep things going smoothly. If you're reasonably linux...
  6. Thanks - I had gotten the impression from some...

    Thanks - I had gotten the impression from some other discussions that it had S3 support now, and that the first post just hadn't been updated to reflect it.

    bcc's tools also failing for me, but...
  7. I am trying to use tysuite. I have been using...

    I am trying to use tysuite. I have been using 2.6 & a TivoHD. I can extract ty from tivo just fine, but attempts to convert to mpeg fail with NullPointerException. I have done testSetup.cmd with...
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    my apologies if you know this already, but it's...

    my apologies if you know this already, but it's not clear from your post.

    if you wish to pull the drive and look at the logs, you will need to mount partition 9.

    Even if you are able to get...
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    I did wonder about that a little bit. I saw the...

    I did wonder about that a little bit. I saw the 3 swapper daemons and started looking into memory issues. Sounds like I may have a normal operating TivoHD. The UI on the tivo side is definitely...
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    TivoHD high load average...normal?

    I finally got a tivoHD, got the prom socketed (thanks omikron!) and have it up and running. It's been up a few days, upgraded itself to 9.2a a few days ago, but it's been very sluggish the whole...
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    the next screen...."showing"? this relates back...

    the next screen...."showing"? this relates back to the modularized showing that you have mentioned, but I also recal you had a preference for placing it at the NPL (I think) so that multiple...
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    Something along the lines of the attached screen?

    Something along the lines of the attached screen?
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    Cool, sorry for the loose use of jargon :).

    Cool, sorry for the loose use of jargon :).
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    At one point there was talk of a plugin mechanism...

    At one point there was talk of a plugin mechanism for the showing screen. Is that still planned?
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    I'm late to this particular question, but I think...

    I'm late to this particular question, but I think "Unknown" would be a little more intuitive. To me, the "??" sort of implied that the information is coming soon, or that something was wrong.
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    Just stumbled across this thread after a few...

    Just stumbled across this thread after a few hours of work trying to do the same thing. Mainly I was trying to figure out if the tms_to_fsid functions I have on my local drive were derived from...
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    I am having trouble visualizing this. I'm happy...

    I am having trouble visualizing this. I'm happy to take a shot at twiddling my code a bit to fit your ideas. Mostly I just want to throw what I've done over the wall in a way that other people can...
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    During 1.3 or 1.4 there was some talk of...

    During 1.3 or 1.4 there was some talk of modularizing the "showing" screen (i.e. details screen of a particular recording) so that additional elements can be added without changing the core code. I...
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    interesting thread with some perspectives I have...

    interesting thread with some perspectives I have not seen before.

    I am curious about one thing - if/when the hr10-250 finally becomes 100% deprecated/unsupported by DTV, will it become kosher to...
  20. I'm using 5.0. Looking some more, I have found...

    I'm using 5.0. Looking some more, I have found _some_ crossreferences, but a lot of strings that I expect to have a xref don't. So the answer may just be more study and better understanding of...
  21. I just read through this whole thread (and a few...

    I just read through this whole thread (and a few others as well).

    I have begun digging around to do some mods to tivoapp, read through the threads with suggestions on tools, and have settled on...
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    What I posted is not really suitable for release...

    What I posted is not really suitable for release as is as a module. I should not really have used that word. That said, given what you said above, try going to the "Showing" page via the now...
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    code quoted below is a revised stab at a rough UI...

    code quoted below is a revised stab at a rough UI for using the previously described "associate.itcl". This is code to be inserted before the final line of showing.tcl. It's a little more visually...
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    I discovered an error in the above posted code. ...

    I discovered an error in the above posted code. quoted below is a revision to "associate.itcl" that fixes deassociation:




    global seasonpassdir ...
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    Good deal :) no offense taken or anything I just...

    Good deal :) no offense taken or anything I just wanted to be clear that that's my intent and also to say something more substantial than "trust me".
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    If the code is useful enough to fold into the...

    If the code is useful enough to fold into the project, I will release with a license at least as permissive as GPL, and possibly moreso.

    I just didn't feel like doing all of the proper GPL related...
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    Please find attached a prototype "module" that...

    Please find attached a prototype "module" that will allow the association of a particular entry in the Now Playing List to any Wishlist present on the tivo, or from removing the Wishlist association...
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    great, I will give it some thought when I get...

    great, I will give it some thought when I get back from my trip. there are some non trivial UI issues to figure out for something like this, but I'll come up with something and post. I hope. ...
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    So, it seemed like TWP development had been dead...

    So, it seemed like TWP development had been dead for a while, but now this! Great! Is this just a small effort or is there a big push for the next release? I developed a hack for my own uses that...
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    On the other hand, it's not hard to make a series...

    On the other hand, it's not hard to make a series in the database - this is a solved problem. There are some open issues like "what station do new series get assigned to", but I may play with this...
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    Well it sounds like direct interest is fairly...

    Well it sounds like direct interest is fairly slim, so I will just post the info I learned.

    What I hacked up is not in any form usable as an addon - it is full of hardcoded values, etc.

    Anyway,...
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    Hey guys, is development still ongoing on this...

    Hey guys, is development still ongoing on this project? Not many recent posts, but maybe the discussions have moved.

    Anyway I just got through working through a lightweight hack for my own uses...
  33. Same problem here. I've read through this...

    Same problem here.

    I've read through this thread and don't have anything to add yet, but I wanted to report in that I, too, am having a nearly identical problem. My reboot loop started around...
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    Jamie, thanks again for your input. At this...

    Jamie,

    thanks again for your input. At this point, I am mostly hoping that I can contribute to the overall knowledge base.

    I tracked down the tivosh process and it was tivoweb, which I had not...
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    Jamie, applied the p2.tcl version of the...

    Jamie,

    applied the p2.tcl version of the patch, with same results.

    paste of a top below:



    Load average: 6.26, 3.39, 1.41 (State: S=sleeping R=running, W=waiting)
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    I had not run across thatyet. Will research...

    I had not run across thatyet. Will research today and apply if it seems right. Will post back results for reference.



    I looked at top, and it was indeed pretty loaded. Nothing looked out of...
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    faster insertion, slower extraction

    Jamie,

    I installed your usb/network drivers and got great improvements using tytool/tserver, so I decided to try out the mfs_ftp set.

    with mfs_ftp, I have gotten a great improvement (from...
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    As it turns out, my problem is specific to my...

    As it turns out, my problem is specific to my main workstation. Something in the networking connection between tivo and PC is causing all sorts of problems. Etivo doesnt work properly on this...
  39. If you like the idea but just don't have the...

    If you like the idea but just don't have the time, I may hack one out myself and submit a patch, once you're stable and I have some spare time (I'm busy too!).
  40. how would you feel about adding a save/restore...

    how would you feel about adding a save/restore option?

    would be extremely handy as DTV keeps adding channels to the received list.

    also, would be handy for the times when people add channel...
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    I tried "split file" on a long .ty. I got lots...

    I tried "split file" on a long .ty. I got lots of:



    I have no idea what to make of this. All .ty more than ~515MB are not working properly. Seems suspiciously neat 512MB.
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    Strange behavior using tytool, stumped

    Everyone,

    I've been having some very strange behavior when trying to use tytool lately. I have 9r17, a series 2 dtivo, running tserver_mfs7_mips. I have been able to succesfully extract and...
  43. This exact behavior has recently started...

    This exact behavior has recently started happening to me, with no apparent change in software on the Tivo _or_ client side.

    I understand there is no workaround, so just reporting a "me too" since...
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    So, sorry for the delay in reporting back. ...

    So, sorry for the delay in reporting back. Travel schedule has been brutal lately.

    I did some experiments and followed all of the procedures suggested. None of them made any improvement....But,...
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    Thanks for the input you two. I haven't tried...

    Thanks for the input you two. I haven't tried either out yet as I was totally occupied last evening. I will endeavor to try out your suggestions tonight.

    I forgot to mention that I have had...
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    a little lost...

    I am not a newbie to extraction, but am totally new to DTV extraction. I read this thread with interest, but I'm still left a little bit unclear, and I hope maybe by asking direct questions I can...
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    Interesting. For me, it broke "search", and...

    Interesting. For me, it broke "search", and also, the "search by" category numbers in TW 1.9.4 and TWP 1.0 do not quite line up, so making a wishlist from the search screen, and searching by...
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    wishlists module broken...

    I saw that the wishlists module makes problems with the 1.0 release of TWP, and I was interested in trying out TWP, so I hacked up what I had to make it work. I've attached it in case anyone wants...
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    nicely done

    Looks very slick!

    it shouldn't be too tough to add automation to this tool - essentially "follow" the links for unconflicted shows.

    another thing to consider is a link to override a conflict...
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    I think you'd be better off mirroring the season...

    I think you'd be better off mirroring the season pass/wishlist structure on the second tivo, and then running a program to mimic a manual cancel of everything that is scheduled on the primary tivo.
    ...
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    Thanks! I will check it out. Might be a day or...

    Thanks! I will check it out. Might be a day or two before I get back to you with followup questions or results. Thanks for answering!
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    Thanks for the suggestion - do you use that? I...

    Thanks for the suggestion - do you use that? I have that installed, but havent yet experimented with it. What settings do you recommend for very good, archival worthy quality?

    I'm off to read...
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    SA tivo -> DivX in Linux, best quality

    I've been doing .ty -> DivX under windows for a while now, and have quality up where I want it, but I'd like to transition my transcoding over to a nice, fast, linux box that i have use of. It's...
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    soliciting thumbs/suggestions ideas

    All,

    as some know, I've been working on some tools to allow backups of tivo state without having to resort to an full mfsbackup. So far I've succesfully been able to handle season passes and...
  55. Thread: prompt problem

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    the general rule with shells is that when you run...

    the general rule with shells is that when you run a shell script, it will be run in a newly spawned shell. In other words, what's happening is when you do:

    #script

    what's happening is that a...
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    smallest drive in a svr-2000

    Does anyone know:

    Is there a way to use any smaller than a 40GB drive to run a svr-2000? Anyone have experience with this? I need a backup drive to do (potentially destructive) testing of some...
  57. Thread: dumping mempool

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    dumping mempool

    Anyone know what causes this? I'm writing some...rather large experimental scripts, and have started having this happen to me. very annoying. Any info would be appreciated, thanks.
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    n4zmz: I'm working on some tools for backing up...

    n4zmz: I'm working on some tools for backing up and restoring the least replacable non-recordings data on the tivo (season passes, wishlists, thumbs/training data, maybe logos and/or setup config). ...
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    Preferences structure

    Well, it turns out I am not quite as close as I thought to being able to rebuild the preferences database.

    Is there anyone here that feels that they understand how the preference structure works? ...
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    mod to built in /tivolib/tcl/ftpd

    Hello all,

    I was having problems getting correct file transfers using the tivo built-in ftpd. I found this while reviewing some index files.

    Anyway, what I found is that this program does not...
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    64 bit numbers in tivosh?

    does anyone know of a way, within a tivosh program to handle a Very-Large number? (i.e. >2^32)?
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    Well, I'm almost done. Can anyone suggest a...

    Well, I'm almost done.

    Can anyone suggest a good (automated) source of series TMSid's for testing/verification?

    I'll post my routines up here when I've done verifying.
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    after further review....

    on further review, I had a bad transfer - the record lengths in tms.index and tms.key are both constant length (16). for posterity, what I've found so far of the records:

    bytes description...
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    series TMSID->FSID?

    Hi all,

    I'm in the process of making a tool to do some minimalist backup and restores of user-space data on my tivo, and I'm (sort of) spinning my wheels on one problem.

    One of the things I'm...
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    that indicates that port 80 is already in use by...

    that indicates that port 80 is already in use by some other process (or perhaps a hung/zombied one).

    Rebooting might help if it's just a ghosted process. There might be a different approach though
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    errr

    never mind that, I figured out a bunch.

    next question: Are series (tvshows) immutably tied to specific id #'s/db entries? i.e. is it safe to assume that if the series field of a season pass...
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    ok first sticking point

    I've been making my way through TCL (not bad) and making my way through the various tools and libraries put in place on the tivo, and I've hit my first snag.

    I can't seem to grok the workins of ...
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    TCL

    TCL doesnt look too bad, really. it seems like getting used to the environment that the TiVo has set up (all the pre-defined functions, etc) will be the biggest hassle.

    I'm psyched to get this...
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    I want to make a tool

    I have a tool in mind that I would like to make.

    I would like to make a tool which can export & import the following data from a TiVo:

    Season Passes
    Wishlists
    Training Data (thumbs,...
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    turns out I was way off:

    turns out I was way off:

    <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
    <HTML><HEAD>
    <TITLE>404 Not Found</TITLE>
    </HEAD><BODY>
    <H1>Not Found</H1>
    The requested URL was not...
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    I could be mistaken about the 4 :). I'll go make...

    I could be mistaken about the 4 :). I'll go make it happen again and post what I get.
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    Well I was downloading between your posts :) I...

    Well I was downloading between your posts :)
    I just got it, installed, and everything seems much smoother except for one odd difference, which I got over anyway.

    out of the box, if I click on a...
  73. Thread: back up

    by angra
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    where is c: mounted?

    You mentioned where your C: drive is hooked up, but not if/where you "mount"ed it within linux. The most common place I've seen people mention mounting is at /mnt/dos; if that's where you mounted...
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    suggestions solicited

    I've been working through getting extraction running. I've had _some_ success, and some hurdles. I'd like to present what I've tried, and hope that someone here will have some suggestions as to...
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