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    thanks for doing that! Yeah I was wondering...

    thanks for doing that!

    Yeah I was wondering about the 30 sec skip patch myself, I was looking for 14400026 near 0x0079c80c and couldn't find any candidates that seemed "decent".

    does anyone...
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    Here's a really quick build that I did from the...

    Here's a really quick build that I did from the CVS source I linked to above.

    I tried a couple of commands on my S3 so I know they *run*, but don't have a TivoHD to try them on right this...
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    Hmm... I can't find a built copy lying around...

    Hmm... I can't find a built copy lying around either.

    The source tree is still there, so I suppose it has to be possible to recompile for 64 bit from there...
  4. Here are all the versions of s3tots that I have....

    Here are all the versions of s3tots that I have. I don't think that any of them are for dos but there's a win32 command line version in the archive.
  5. So... TivoHD but not Series3? This is probably a...

    So... TivoHD but not Series3? This is probably a dumb question - but can the 11.0n TivoHD bits be shoehorned onto a Series3?
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    Have y'all tried connecting a serial port to your...

    Have y'all tried connecting a serial port to your TivoHDs to see what is coming out of it at boot time?

    My Tivo S3 once had a weird problem where it wouldn't boot - it got stuck with all of the...
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    is it just me or is there now something running...

    is it just me or is there now something running on Tivo called 'nccpapp' - I think it just showed up with this update...
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    Have you seen this affecting S3 units or only...

    Have you seen this affecting S3 units or only THD?

    thanks!
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    hey there, Have you read this thread?...

    hey there,

    Have you read this thread? http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=63974

    This is a user who seems to be in much the same place you are - just having the prom mod done and...
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    Hey folks, Thought I would answer my own...

    Hey folks,
    Thought I would answer my own question in case it helps anyone in the future.

    This was a hard drive going bad.

    The odd thing is: even though there drive was developing bad blocks...
  11. Thread: Bad HDD?

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    No idea on the memory test - sometimes these...

    No idea on the memory test - sometimes these things are caused by a bad power supply, though.
  12. Thread: Bad HDD?

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    You could try "kickstart 54" and run the...

    You could try "kickstart 54" and run the extended/overnight tests on your drive to see if there are any errors.

    The proper drive to get is a drive of the same size or larger. WinMFS software...
  13. Thread: New Prom Mod

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    Jmartz: Yep, you can use drives of equal size. ...

    Jmartz: Yep, you can use drives of equal size. grab a copy of WinMFS from http://mfslive.org if you're not comfortable with linux - it runs in Windows.
  14. Thread: New Prom Mod

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    jmartz: One thing to do is take your original...

    jmartz: One thing to do is take your original tivo drive, use WinMFS (or the linux version) and copy it over to a new (and bigger) drive. Do all the hacking on that new drive. Then if you *really*...
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    S3 - getting slower & slower

    Hey all,
    Over the past months I've noticed my TivoS3 getting less responsive: the Guide doesn't pop up as fast as it used to, and the whole tivo tends to respond less quickly to remote commands.
    ...
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    In addition to the JTAG header there might also...

    In addition to the JTAG header there might also be a jumper somewhere needed to enable the JTAG.

    It'd sure be nice to be able to write the PROM with a JTAG adapter...
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    super cheap USB-Serial to TTL cables can be...

    super cheap USB-Serial to TTL cables can be purchased here:
    http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=9043

    (this article talks about it as well:...
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    11.0d sitting in MFS

    Howdy,

    looks like it is time for another update...

    11.0d-01-2-648 tyDb 1717479 07/14/09 15:29 884

    let me know if you need me to extract tivoapp for patch finding...
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    11.0c sitting in MFS

    woke up this morning and took a peek at the tivo...

    11.0c-01-2-648 tyDb 1471525 04/16/09 20:22 884

    has anyone else seen this on their tivo yet?

    let me know if you need a...
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    does anyone have the backdoor patch for...

    does anyone have the backdoor patch for 11.0b-01-2-648? (so excited that the beta was on my machine for *one* day. luckily i've got this process down to mostly a science...)
  21. Same tools for S2 and S3 :)

    Same tools for S2 and S3 :)
  22. Thread: 11.0 on S3/HD

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    Has anyone had a chance to work out the rest of...

    Has anyone had a chance to work out the rest of the tivoapp patch locations and/or update superpatch or (uh, the name of the new one escapes me...) :) .
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    I had the same issue after doing a CVS update. I...

    I had the same issue after doing a CVS update. I removed the ::tvStandard element of that line so TivoWeb could start:



    regsub -all { } "$dist&sw=$::tivoswversion" {_} ver


    and then doing...
  24. Thread: Series 3 died

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    Maybe the OLED needs a bigger voltage for some...

    Maybe the OLED needs a bigger voltage for some reason? Next time I have occassion to open it up, i'll actually write down what volts are on what color wire...

    (has anyone ever found S3 or THD...
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    the PS in that lower picture looks a *lot* like...

    the PS in that lower picture looks a *lot* like the PS in my Series 3
  26. Thread: Series 3 died

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    lg: forget about anything being on the screen -...

    lg: forget about anything being on the screen - the LEDS on the front of the Tivo were off.
  27. Thread: Series 3 died

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    Hi there, iirc, it was grey.

    Hi there,
    iirc, it was grey.
  28. Thread: 11.0 on S3/HD

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    Laurent, thanks very much! I was just about to...

    Laurent, thanks very much! I was just about to go through the manual upgrade procedure, myself :)
  29. Thread: Series 3 died

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    Looks like pulling the coin battery out for an...

    Looks like pulling the coin battery out for an hour or two fixed whatever was going on.

    (The tivo came back to life.)

    Any speculations about what might have caused it?
  30. Thread: Series 3 died

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    Series 3 died

    I woke up this morning and noticed that the OLED panel on the front of my S3 was blank.

    I thought perhaps the unit had just hung so i cycled the power. No OLED, no serial output.

    I've pulled...
  31. Thread: 11.0 on S3/HD

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    Oddly, I just saw the "feature update" messages...

    Oddly, I just saw the "feature update" messages on TivoS3, but nothing has changed in SwSystem.

    bash-2.02# echo mls /SwSystem |tivosh
    Directory of /SwSystem starting at ''

    Name ...
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    I was seeing a problem with the ChannelGrid...

    I was seeing a problem with the ChannelGrid module.

    the 3 links: "all," "favs," "filter" - were ending up with ' marks in the url. (which resulted in a malformed URL and ending up at the TWP home...
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    cool, thanks! any thoughts on the differences...

    cool, thanks!

    any thoughts on the differences in the todo entries i pasted above?
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    Also, with regard to the web scheduling v. TiVo...

    Also, with regard to the web scheduling v. TiVo scheduling, here's 2 objects from /Recording/Active:

    This first one was scheduled using TWP:



    Object: 820970
    Version 1
    Drm 820970/11...
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    thanks! So I was scheduling "mad men" to...

    thanks!

    So I was scheduling "mad men" to record on AMC-HD last night, and comcast has been ... fussy lately. So I set to record the first showing through the web interface (starting a minute...
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    also, I've just noticed that recordings...

    also,
    I've just noticed that recordings scheduled via TWP don't have a channel name or number on the TiVo's on-screen 'todo' list. this hasn't interfered with recordings happening in the past, but...
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    Hi all, using 2.1b3 latest from CVS, I'm still...

    Hi all,

    using 2.1b3 latest from CVS, I'm still seeing dual tuner conflicts on my S3. Are there mods to TWP that will allow overlapped scheduling on dual-tuner tivos? thanks!
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    continuous extraction of live buffer?

    Hi there,

    Is there a command line (or other) way to extract the live buffer(s) from tivo on windows, more or less "forever".

    I've looked around a bit, and i've been able to use the cygwin...
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    SNR / SQI info in /proc/ati

    hi there,

    I'm noodling around with being able to remotely monitor signal quality on my S3.

    the output of 'cat /proc/ati' looks like:



    Network Interface Module (NIM) 0...
  40. Thread: 9.4 on S3/HD?

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    9.4 (full version) came down last night. the...

    9.4 (full version) came down last night. the tivoapp that showed up is the same as the tivoapp with L6.
  41. Thread: 9.4 on S3/HD?

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    jt: interesting about the tr.o thing. I didn't...

    jt: interesting about the tr.o thing. I didn't notice that because I use Jaime's custom kernel and the backport usb modules. tr.o needs usbcore, which I manually load in rc.sysinit.

    I will...
  42. Thread: 9.4 on S3/HD?

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    The "Backdoors Enabled!" message shows up in...

    The "Backdoors Enabled!" message shows up in "system information..."
  43. Thread: 9.4 on S3/HD?

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    so far so good ... bash-2.02# drmcheck.tcl ...

    so far so good ...

    bash-2.02# drmcheck.tcl
    DRMCheck.tcl, based on CipherCheck.tcl by AlphaWolf_HK

    TyStream encryption is currently disabled.
  44. Thread: 9.4 on S3/HD?

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    here y'all go: 94l6tapp.rar - 4.56MB...

    here y'all go:

    94l6tapp.rar - 4.56MB
  45. Thread: 9.4 on S3/HD?

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    9.4 on S3/HD?

    Has anyone else seen 9.4.L6.01-2-648 pop up on their S3/HD yet?

    It has shown up on mine:

    bash-2.02# echo mls /SwSystem |tivosh
    Directory of /SwSystem starting at ''

    Name ...
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    Omikron: are there any substantial differences...

    Omikron: are there any substantial differences that you can see in the tuner cans?
  47. the D-Link DGS-2208 showed up today. Same...

    the D-Link DGS-2208 showed up today. Same behavior as with the other switches. I think that at this point we can eliminate the switch & ethernet wiring (I've tried different wires) from the...
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    this version of ntpd gives a syntax error message...

    this version of ntpd gives a syntax error message when I add the driftfile argument to ntpd.conf.

    Also remember that I mentioned that this version of ntpd kept time just fine with 9.2a but doesnt...
  49. Hey Jamie, The new version has the same...

    Hey Jamie,

    The new version has the same behavior as the old version.

    here's some dmesg:


    <4>Starting Services.
    <7>eth0: in usbnet_open
    <7>eth0: lpa: 0xc1e1 lpa2: 0x7800 phy_id: 00000018
  50. hi there - I grabbed the 8.04 ubuntu desktop cd ...

    hi there - I grabbed the 8.04 ubuntu desktop cd and booted it on a dell laptop.

    The agigausb was recognized, all i had to do to ping was "ifconfig eth1 192.168.0.130 mtu 9000" and it worked. ...
  51. Just tried with the linksys USB adaptor. No...

    Just tried with the linksys USB adaptor. No difference. :/ Here I was hoping it *was* that, since at least that would be the inexpensive agiga having caused the problem. :)
  52. I guess I'll get a SMC and/or D-Link and give...

    I guess I'll get a SMC and/or D-Link and give this a try. Once I get this online (if ever!) I'd be happy to send you the 2716 to play with.

    Which model(s) have you used successfully?

    I also...
  53. and just for completeness, here's the dmesg...

    and just for completeness, here's the dmesg output after removing, waiting 5 minutes (or so), re-inserting, ifconfig eth0 mtu 9000, ifconfig eth0 down -- and having the interface work:


    ...
  54. Jamie: (sigh). I've now tried with a Dell...

    Jamie:
    (sigh).

    I've now tried with a Dell PowerConnect 2716 (the switch that was there) and a Netgear GS116 (just showed up from frys). Both switches have the same outcome: the agiga has no ping...
  55. I just tried with the port in the following...

    I just tried with the port in the following state: autonegotiate off, 1000-Full, Flow control enable, backpressure diable. Same issue.

    TX Packet count goes up, RX packet count stays 0

    again...
  56. Turning off Auto-Negotiation and turning flow...

    Turning off Auto-Negotiation and turning flow control to auto-negotiate had no effect.

    Turning off Auto-Negotiation and turning flow control off had no effect.

    With Auto-Negotiation off...
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    Hm... This might be the "Clock Drifts" problem...

    Hm... This might be the "Clock Drifts" problem that tivo talks about here:

    hxxp://forums.tivo.com/pe/action/forums/displaysinglethread?rootPostID=10345632

    Odd that I get it *after* the 9.3a...
  58. My switch claims the following advertisements...

    My switch claims the following advertisements from its admin screen:
    10Half, 10Full, 100Half, 100Full, 1000Full,

    backpressure & flow control are disabled as well.

    I will try turning off/on a...
  59. Jamie: there is definitely something odd going...

    Jamie: there is definitely something odd going on. I can't exonerate the switch at this moment, so I've ordered a netgear GS116 from frys -- this fancy dell 2716 might be a bit too fancy. I guess...
  60. Jamie: here's what I see in the dmesg log -- this...

    Jamie: here's what I see in the dmesg log -- this a reboot, booting up to the network not working...



    <7>eth0: in usbnet_open
    <7>eth0: lpa: 0xc1e1 lpa2: 0x3800 phy_id: 00000018
    <7>eth0:...
  61. Jamie: thanks very much!

    Jamie: thanks very much!
  62. Jamie, I'd like to revisit the problem I was...

    Jamie,

    I'd like to revisit the problem I was having earlier on in this thread. I'd sorta given up on reproducing the issue, but now I think I have enough information to help (and perhaps find a...
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    clock slip with ntpd and 9.3?

    Hi all,

    I was running ntpd with no problems on my S3 & 9.2 -- since upgrading to 9.3 I've noticed that ntpd does not appear to be adjusting the clock on my tivo.


    /var/log/messages shows...
  64. hmm... this might be a "never mind" ......

    hmm... this might be a "never mind" ... Bandwidth monitor is now indicating about 70mbit. Perhaps Tivo needed to sort itself out a bit after all the rebooting...
  65. Series 3, 9.3a, usb & kernel backport -- but slow net speeds?

    Hey there,

    I just moved from 9.2a to 9.3a. Everything seems to have gone well, and I'm using jaime's backport kernel and usb drivers, which gave me 77mbit data transfer speeds on 9.2a.

    I've...
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    Scanman: Thanks very much for the diff file. I...

    Scanman: Thanks very much for the diff file.

    I think there is a small error. Shouldn't this line:



    +} elseif { [regexp {^9\.3-01-2} $sw] } {
    + set a "patch_9_3"
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    RRDTools port to tivo?

    Hi there,

    I was wondering if perhaps anyone had done a port of RRDTools to Tivo?

    I was thinking it would be nifty to create a graph of the output of cat /proc/ati
  68. I guess noone has built ethtool for mips-linux? ...

    I guess noone has built ethtool for mips-linux? (darn.)
  69. Jaime, The switch is a Dell PowerConnect 2716,...

    Jaime,

    The switch is a Dell PowerConnect 2716, in managed mode.

    It has some flow-control "toggles" which it calls "back pressure" and "flow control" but both are turned off on all my ports.
    ...
  70. Okay, this is truly strange. I just did a *cold*...

    Okay, this is truly strange. I just did a *cold* reboot of the tivo and the network interface came up properly and I was able to ping.

    Have y'all seen anything like this? Perhaps the AGIGAUSB...
  71. here's /proc/bus/usb/devices: T: Bus=02...

    here's /proc/bus/usb/devices:


    T: Bus=02 Lev=00 Prnt=00 Port=00 Cnt=00 Dev#= 1 Spd=12 MxCh= 2
    B: Alloc= 0/900 us ( 0%), #Int= 0, #Iso= 0
    D: Ver= 1.10 Cls=09(hub ) Sub=00 Prot=00 MxPS=...
  72. Okay, this is strange. I did a reboot and I can...

    Okay, this is strange. I did a reboot and I can ping.

    I'm going to reboot again to see something here...

    weird. No pings this time.

    I've unplugged and replugged the agiga. (still no...
  73. My switch and workstation have jumbo frames...

    My switch and workstation have jumbo frames turned on.

    iptables is taken care of -- everything works as i would expect using the built-in ethernet. my goal with the agiga was to get faster...
  74. I have put your rc.sysinit in place, changed...

    I have put your rc.sysinit in place, changed tivo's rc.sysinit to rc.sysinit.org.

    I still end up with an ethernet interface that is up, appears that it *should* be working, but no packets are...
  75. Sorry the tivo is running 9.2a-01-2-648 -- I...

    Sorry the tivo is running 9.2a-01-2-648 -- I mistyped.

    I'm using your custom kernel, with the bcmenet driver replaced.

    I'm using the drivers from (I'm pretty certain) the 2.4.20-8 directory,...
  76. Hi there, I'm having some difficulty getting...

    Hi there,

    I'm having some difficulty getting the backported drivers working properly on my S3 with an AGIGAUSB adaptor.

    The S3 is running 9.1a

    I'm using files from...
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    Hi there, The Tivo is running 9.2a-01-2-648. ...

    Hi there,

    The Tivo is running 9.2a-01-2-648. The shows were scheduled via the HiGuide & Search interfaces. (e.g. search -> showing -> recoptions).

    I didn't see any warning or error messages...
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    Hey there, Read this thread:...

    Hey there,

    Read this thread: http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=53492

    It has fairly step-by-step directions of where to look for the information you'll need -- but you'll still...
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    Thanks for the information. I've just seen...

    Thanks for the information.

    I've just seen something odd which I figure I should report. I'm not quite sure what debugging information y'all are going to need, but let me know and I'll fetch it...
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    Oh, one other question while I'm at it. Is there...

    Oh, one other question while I'm at it. Is there a way to show the recording parameters in the "todo" list? (e.g. minutes before and minutes after start time to record, recording quality, etc?) ...
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    Cool, I'll go back to the wiki for the config...

    Cool, I'll go back to the wiki for the config setup.

    Just off the top of my head:
    In terms of user-based settings, you could have an "admin" user type (which can do everything), and then each...
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    Hi all, I'm playing with TWP 2.1 and enjoying...

    Hi all,
    I'm playing with TWP 2.1 and enjoying it! I see that there are settings in 2.0 that allowed it to be installed on a read-only partition, and the config files pointed to a read-write...
  83. Hey there, I'm just starting hacking on my new...

    Hey there,

    I'm just starting hacking on my new S3, and thought I would experiment with TySuiteJ.

    I've got TySuiteJ 2.6 working with S3toTS, and TySuite and S3toTS extract/convert the "welcome"...
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    I was able to use WinMFS to upgrade my S3's...

    I was able to use WinMFS to upgrade my S3's original drive. I hooked both drives up to SATA connectors, ran WinMFS and did a MFSCopy. I then restarted WinMFS and selected the freshly copied drive,...
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    I've been playing with that as well. It seems...

    I've been playing with that as well. It seems like a more full featured tool. But I mostly only do "cuts-only" edits, so the feature set is somewhat lost on me.

    I was hoping that the features of...
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    Newest version, again on a 2.5.2 T-60: ...

    Newest version, again on a 2.5.2 T-60:

    bash-2.02# ./tivoweb console
    bash-2.02# <166>Dec 22 05:27:05 tcl[7079]: Tcl created pool of 2916352 bytes
    TiVo Web Project - TCL - v1.9.4
    The program...
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    Hmmm... Mr. Black's post said the crucial sneaky...

    Hmmm... Mr. Black's post said the crucial sneaky words "Cross-Platform." (Which seemed to imply both S1 and S2 support. Although with all the tivo platforms around these days, "cross-platform" ...
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    As I always say to folks, in the immortal words...

    As I always say to folks, in the immortal words of Jay Sherman:

    You're watching Fox - Shame on you.
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    Hi, I just tried this on a T-60 running 2.5.2:...

    Hi,

    I just tried this on a T-60 running 2.5.2:

    bash-2.02# ./tivoweb console
    bash-2.02# <166>Dec 21 19:10:07 tcl[6850]: Tcl created pool of 2916352 bytes
    TiVo Web Project - TCL - v1.9.4
    The...
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    I'm using windows media player 6.04.09.1125, very...

    I'm using windows media player 6.04.09.1125, very classic wmp ;)
    (My druthers would be to use Zoom Player. But Zoom doesn't have an "open url" item, so I use wmp to test the streaming. I use Zoom...
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    Hi, Testing with .14 here: Local streams:...

    Hi,

    Testing with .14 here:

    Local streams: Seeking is still very slow. (Same as previous beta.) We're talking between 3-7 seconds - and most of the time its more like 5-7 than 3-5 :)

    I have...
  92. new (non-tivo) pvrs unveiled at western cable show

    http://www.extremetech.com/print_article/0,3998,a=113979,00.asp
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    Surfing the web I saw this: ...

    Surfing the web I saw this:

    http://www.kiss-technology.com/?p=dp500&v=users

    Is this like the "go video" unit, or does it have more features - it looks pretty nifty.
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    Carlos: Time for some basic debugging :) ...

    Carlos:

    Time for some basic debugging :)

    Are you certain of your connectivity from tivo to laptop over wireless?

    (e.g. can you fire up mfs_ftp on the tivo, and ftp a ty stream to the laptop...
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    Hey, Seeks are *much* slower on a local file...

    Hey,

    Seeks are *much* slower on a local file with -13. Using (again) ferris :D - seeks are anywhere from 2 to 7(!) seconds.

    DBGMon doesn't show any odd messages, just the normal "seeking,...
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    Yeah, I realized that zoomplayer woudln't...

    Yeah,

    I realized that zoomplayer woudln't handle urls. fooey! I wonder if it would take the .asx files that riley's mfs_ftp patch (earlier in this thread) creates.

    For deinterlacing you could...
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    I can only answer #3 for you: I use Zoom...

    I can only answer #3 for you:

    I use Zoom Player - which has the ability to select the aspect ratio that you want to view (e.g. source, derived, fullscreen 4x3 and so on).

    Ever since I found...
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    I didn't know about the bug in 3.0 -- is it such...

    I didn't know about the bug in 3.0 -- is it such that manual manipulation of the MTU is impossible? Luckily I'm still running 2.5.2 on my DTivo.

    Seems like the filter-side caching can be a...
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    There's some performance bottleneck somewhere. I...

    There's some performance bottleneck somewhere. I can use vlc to play a 4Mbit MPEG-2 across my network, with no problems.

    I'm wondering:
    - is it purely a vserver on a S1 DTivo issue? Is vserver...
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    Hey: My network is 100Mbit. Still seeing...

    Hey:

    My network is 100Mbit. Still seeing stuttering on playback - although it gets a bit better if I turn off my firewall.

    (I don't think my firewall software has an option to completely...
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    burriko, good catch :) - I just edited the...

    burriko, good catch :) - I just edited the filter myself... let's take a look...

    okay so CPU utilization with a stream running is 100%, network utilization is about 10%. Tivo's loadave using...
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    Hey; Using the "test" version. Doing all my...

    Hey;

    Using the "test" version. Doing all my tests with the elecard/moonlight mpeg-2 decoder filter.

    Can't break it. :D

    It even played through the stream glitch in "ferris."

    Now I...
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    Re: Re: Playing w/alpha 10

    Do you need/want some of the debug logs from when seeking hiccups?

    When I use graphedit and replace the mpeg-audio decoder with elecard's odio dekoda, I cannot attach the audio out of tysplitter...
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    Playing w/alpha 10

    Hey,

    I've done some testing with a few series one streams, and I must say that I have *not* been able to make the splitter crash.

    Whoo Hoo! :D

    I have seen some glitches:

    1) Seek time...
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    Hey CP: thanks for the tips! I've already had...

    Hey CP: thanks for the tips!

    I've already had a friend (of a friend) resolder the offending chip using a SMT rework station. It's *amazing* how much easier a job this is with the right gear...
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    HDVR2's rebate at CircuitCity

    I just saw this & thought people might be interested.

    CircuitCity.com has the Hughes DIRECTV/TiVo Receiver Model: HNS HDVR2 $49.99 after a rebate includes free shipping, expires Oct 4.
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    d7o: Just saw something "interesting." I was...

    d7o:

    Just saw something "interesting." I was clicking around in some random windows, and had a window open in "tile" mode - somehow windows managed to reset the view. (gotta love that...
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    Um, tysplitter does not work with streaming at...

    Um, tysplitter does not work with streaming at this point. The software is still _alpha_. I was just showing you the post in the thread that talks about the future plans. :)

    I think that if...
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    Pitt30: I think you probably missed reading a...

    Pitt30:
    I think you probably missed reading a line of text back on page 3 of this thread, where d7o said,



    The whole point of doing a directshow based source filter that supports .ty...
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    Looks like it takes a file of about 100m to get...

    Looks like it takes a file of about 100m to get zoom player to reliably hang. I haven't seen it execption yet.

    Do you want me to keep trying until I get a file where we reliably exception, or is...
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    Ok. btw, I left ferris just playing for a...

    Ok.

    btw, I left ferris just playing for a while, and got a crash:

    AppName: zplayer.exe AppVer: 0.0.0.0 ModName: tysplitter.ax
    ModVer: 0.0.0.0 Offset: 000013e3
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    Sure, I'll give that a whirl. Do you think...

    Sure,

    I'll give that a whirl. Do you think there might be some minimum size needed to make it happen?
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    d7o, Just saw that you did 0.7 - you're...

    d7o,

    Just saw that you did 0.7 - you're writing 'em faster than I can download 'em :D

    I haven't played with it yet - I grabbed a movie (Ferris!) off of the DTivo, it is a 1,683,463 K file. ...
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    interesting. I'm pretty sure that Downtime was...

    interesting. I'm pretty sure that Downtime was extracted using a "different" method.

    (Older version of TyTool, I think...)

    I suppose at that point it becomes a matter of design. Is it better...
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    d7o, Okay back to testing with these streams...

    d7o,

    Okay back to testing with these streams :)

    "Wild Card" and "Out of Chicago" now work properly in Graph Edit.

    "DownTime" still produces the error:

    "These filters cannot agree on a...
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    Hi, I tried your suggestion, but I don't get a...

    Hi,

    I tried your suggestion, but I don't get a properties page when I right click on the pin and ask for "pin properties."

    This is using the DX9 version of graphedit, btw.

    I fixed the...
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    Is anyone else having troubles with .avi files? ...

    Is anyone else having troubles with .avi files?

    I checked the registry entry tha d7o showed previously in this thread, but it exists.

    It *looks* like something has "detached" the avi splitter...
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    Sure thing. How much of the .ty files do you...

    Sure thing. How much of the .ty files do you need? Is it necessary for me to use a special tool to split them at an I-Frame boundary (or somesuch), or can I just use "head" to send you xM of each...
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    Okay, I downloaded alpha 0.4 Stream 1:...

    Okay, I downloaded alpha 0.4

    Stream 1: "Downtime" - Wants to use mpg2dmx - crashes graphedit.

    Stream 2: "Out of Chicago" - Graph builds, won't play. If I seek around with the seek bar, it...
  120. Scanman, Have you tried looking at any of the...

    Scanman,

    Have you tried looking at any of the spanish language/international channel listings with the new fonts?

    One of the only problems with the Futura-Condensed that AlphaWolf has given us...
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    its a 48 pin qfp, about 9 mm square. Off isn't...

    its a 48 pin qfp, about 9 mm square. Off isn't as much of a problem as on again :)
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    okay, so three streams: all from USA network,...

    okay, so three streams:

    all from USA network, US DirectTivo (2.5.2), mpeg audio (I believe - what is a tool for extracting stream info from .ty files?)

    Stream 1: "downtime" = gives the mpeg2dmx...
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    Okay, I just tried this with a different .ty...

    Okay,

    I just tried this with a different .ty file, still with mpeg2dmx.ax unregistered, and I get a "proper" graph.

    Playback is a bit odd - The video is playing too fast, the audio is too slow...
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    Interesting, then something spooky is going on. ...

    Interesting, then something spooky is going on. Because on my system, it looks like the graph is trying to be built using that filter. My system has DirectX 9.0a (4.09.0000.0901) installed on it....
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    Hi, Just installed this - Can't get it to work...

    Hi,
    Just installed this - Can't get it to work with the few tystreams that I have on a hard drive.

    Try 1: Just registered tysplitter.ax and dropped some files on zoom player. (crash)

    Try 2:...
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    Vaguely OT: Need some SMT soldering help

    Hey there,

    I have a piece of computer equipment that i'm trying to repair. I've narrowed down the problem to one chip, but it's a surface mount - and I don't have the eqipment (or experience) to...
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    I'm wondering if your tivo is maybe seeing a heat...

    I'm wondering if your tivo is maybe seeing a heat related issue?

    What does "system information" say about the internal temperature?

    Is your tivo in a cabinet? Extra hard drives? Anything like...
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    I saw something similar to this happen once on my...

    I saw something similar to this happen once on my T-60 after a reboot. The unit had been working fine, I rebooted it - got stuck somewhat further along (80%?) -- its been a while.

    So one thing...
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    Is there a http/1.1 server available for the...

    Is there a http/1.1 server available for the tivo? VLC (www.videolan.org, btw) uses this for "streaming" and it can do seek, fast/slow play, etc.

    ... just a thought.
  130. Some pieces of software have a "detect 3:2...

    Some pieces of software have a "detect 3:2 pulldown" - which is the method used to make a 24fps film "work" in 30fps (er, 29.97, darn those drop frames) video.

    Generally speaking, any movie that...
  131. I suppose, but those parts are also available at...

    I suppose, but those parts are also available at lots of other places, digi-key, etc, etc. I didn't notice if 9th tee happened to have *instructions* posted nearby on that webpage...

    (You can buy...
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    Depending on your level of tivo hacking comfort,...

    Depending on your level of tivo hacking comfort, there *is* a kernel mod for S1 that will allow LBA48 support. It has not been totally battle tested, but seems like it does work for the folks that...
  133. 50 feet is a very long cable for serial. If...

    50 feet is a very long cable for serial. If memory serves, it is the maximum length for RS232.

    I'm wondering if the long length of this cable overstressed the little line drivers inside the...
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    Make sure you have built your ethernet wires...

    Make sure you have built your ethernet wires properly!

    Believe it or not, the pinning of the wires matter. (It mattered less back when 10Mbit was the fastest speed, but now with 100Mbit it...
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    I was going to start a new thread...

    Hey,

    I just had a really weird rebooting experience with my T-60. The "acquiring sat. info" section took a *really* long time. (In fact, I gave up a couple times and rebooted it took so long.)
    ...
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    signal quality statistics?

    Hi,

    I was just wondering:

    does the DirectTivo keep track (or even -know- for that matter) of the signal quality on each tuner?

    I was just thinking that it might be really cool to be able to...
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    more information: My channels.dat also has:...

    more information:
    My channels.dat also has:
    DTV:90:90:55227:646:1

    and my SF locals show up in the 2-99 slots as SF##, not as KQED, etc.

    Channels.dat contains the named channels as well as the...
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    san francisco

    Here's the LILS entry on my box.

    I have San Francisco locals:

    LILS:90:90:55227:980:1

    Midupdate says, "Current Market ID 169."
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    it must be 1/2 D1...

    I always thought the 480 x 480 was strange, especially because it is *more* than the normal "1/2 D1" MPEG-2 encoding.

    (D1 = 720 x 480, 1/2 D1= 360 x 480, with pixel halving/doubling on encode...
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    flukey guide data?

    Hey,

    I was surfin' the Guide last night and I noticed that there were some strange entries in some channels.

    MMax had a "tivo service data download" listed - and it was a spanish film.

    A...
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    I see allusions to a script that will let you...

    I see allusions to a script that will let you insert guide data into a stand alone tivo, in the "tivo hacking" part of the forum. I don't see a link to the script anywhere, or I would have posted it...
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    If you're going to the route of using a signal...

    If you're going to the route of using a signal modulator in the first place, why not just get a Stand-Alone tivo and just have it tune to whichever channel you have set the modulator for?

    (I know...
  143. Thread: Channel logos

    by swinokur
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    I have this link: ...

    I have this link:

    http://www.tivo.kitschcamppalace.org.uk/logo.php

    I haven't done anything on that page yet, because I wasn't sure if all these logos were meant to go in a Dtivo or not.
    ...
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    Okay, I've fooled around with tivoweb a bit...

    Okay,

    I've fooled around with tivoweb a bit more, and the weird file corruption hasn't occured (yet).

    I am seeing some other errors though, both in the preferences section:

    --cut here--...
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    hm... I just spent a little while with the search...

    hm... I just spent a little while with the search tool & couldn't find anything obvious.

    But thanks for the tip!
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    posted too soon...

    Somehow, it did it again - even with chattr +i.

    (I know the +i was there because I had to change it in order to delete the files.)

    It looks like bits of whatson.itcl are getting thrown into...
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    Yup, I had previously found a solution and...

    Yup,

    I had previously found a solution and posted it in that thread.

    It seems like many of the questions/issues that folks run into are based on how the tivo takes guide data, munges into a...
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    seems to be working

    Superzap,

    thanks for the tip. I chattr'd +i both logos and ui - and i've been poking at tivoweb for a little while and the files haven't changed. On the other hand I haven't seen any errors pop...
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    there's still a louse in the henhouse!

    I've tried this experiment twice:

    unpacked SuperZaps 31Tivoweb.zip onto my tivo,
    moved the 3 extra files from the 31tivoweb 194 final-fix into their appropriate locations.

    Made sure that /...
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    tune to a channel w/o the guide?

    Hiya,

    Here's an idle question:

    Is it possible to set something in a DTivo that lets you tune to any channel, even if the channel is not in the guide? Oh, and if there is a signal on the...
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