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  1. Thread: S2SA Upgrades

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    IMHO, while running root as r/w is possible with...

    IMHO, while running root as r/w is possible with no problems, it is potentially hazardous. Prevention is the best medicine. I use Alphawolf's remount
    utility included in the AIO package
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    Just out of curiosity, from where is your...

    Just out of curiosity, from where is your fakecall.tcl being called at bootup? Where is your telnet daemon being called from? Perhaps it may be some type of environment variable problem that crops...
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    Chances are you, are using partitions 1-15. I am...

    Chances are you, are using partitions 1-15. I am not aware of any process that would allow you to expand any further without extracting (using any decryption techniques your system configuration may...
  4. In addition to Jamie's suggestion, if you have...

    In addition to Jamie's suggestion, if you have telnet working at the same time, you can kill the offending process. However, if it is tivosh , you will reboot anyhow with many software versions...
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    You can change the password as noted above from a...

    You can change the password as noted above from a telnet session. Once this is done, when you reboot, you can hit <Enter> and you will receive a Password? prompt. Put in the password you supplied...
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    Better than my co-worker. YMMV (Your Meterage May...

    Better than my co-worker. YMMV (Your Meterage May Vary) :)
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    True, while cat5 is rated for 100m, often...

    True, while cat5 is rated for 100m, often consumer router manufacturers don't generate enough power to allow connections of that length.

    Just last week, I got into this discussion with a co-worker...
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    "Need"? No. That being said, you can use...

    "Need"? No. That being said, you can use wireless adapters with 6.2, but among other nuances you will not be able to use WEP security. If this is not an issue with you, no problem, otherwise I...
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    I run same setup as AhoyMatey. Agreed, it is a...

    I run same setup as AhoyMatey. Agreed, it is a bit of a PIA, but in the long run, for me, it is better.
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    Before you do that, try replacing the Cat5 cable...

    Before you do that, try replacing the Cat5 cable with a known good one, if you haven't already. I have an FA120 as well and the cable that came with the adapter was marginal. Soemtimes it worked...
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    DWL-G820 problem discovered

    This information may also apply to Series boxes as well.

    In preparation to move to 6.2, I purchased a couple of D-Link DWL-G820 wireless gaming adapter (AKA "Bridge") since it is difficult to...
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    Well I picked up the above stated model from...

    Well I picked up the above stated model from Sam's Club for $118. The drive is dated April 2005, so according to the link Jamie provided, should be an FDB equipped drive.

    I turned on Acoustic...
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    I just got a pair of 708s a couple of weeks ago. ...

    I just got a pair of 708s a couple of weeks ago. They shipped with SW version 3.1.1e. The first thing I did was unplug them from the phone line so that they would not upgrade to SW version 6.2. ...
  14. Thread: Wireless

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    Sounds like you overlooked starting the telnet...

    Sounds like you overlooked starting the telnet daemon (tnlited).
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    Thanks for the information and the link. I'll...

    Thanks for the information and the link. I'll probably buy the WD drive and if it doesn't pan out in the Tivo, I'll swap it with the Maxtor 250GB in the PC.

    If and when I go this route, I'll...
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    Western Digital and Acoustic Management

    I am considering purchasing the WD2500JBRTL.

    Any opinions, success/horror stories about its noise level before and after using some acoustic management software? I have found and plaan on using...
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    I believe a call to 1-800-directv ext. 721 will...

    I believe a call to 1-800-directv ext. 721 will also work.

    I just had DirecTV installed about a week ago. To my surprise, they brought two DSR708s. Spent some time Saturday with 4.0 and did...
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    Tivo Desktop Software...

    Tivo Desktop Software
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    That would seem to be good news. I may finally...

    That would seem to be good news. I may finally take the 7.1 upgrade. Thanks for the info.
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    Which implicates a new problem. If the...

    Which implicates a new problem. If the recordings you need to restore exceed the original size of MFS you will then need to temporarily monte into an LBA48 aware kernel using the 4.0.1b software,...
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    and to further clarify IIRC, you must reinsert...

    and to further clarify IIRC, you must reinsert the recording *before* you upgrade to 7.1 as I believe there are msf_ftp insertion problems with 7.1
  22. Have you tried running the csoscout.tcl on the...

    Have you tried running the csoscout.tcl on the hacked unit?

    regards,

    ljvk61

    [EDIT]: I just did some testing and the NoCSO patch disables encryption AND zeroes out the CSO Set, so this will...
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    Be careful what you move to root. Some...

    Be careful what you move to root. Some utilities/hacks like to write temp/log files to the directory they reside in and unless you create a symbolic link to a file in a rw partition these hacks may...
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    Post the results of a du -xh command. It will...

    Post the results of a du -xh command. It will show how much space each directory is taking. Perhaps you can compare results with others.

    regards,

    ljvk61
  25. My workaround involves allowing the shows to...

    My workaround involves allowing the shows to record encrypted and when I need to extract, I monte into an unscramble kernel and used the specialized mfs_ftp mentioned in this post.

    Works for me....
  26. Take a closer look

    PlainBill Starting bash:


    #Start BASH
    /bin/bash</dev/ttyS2&>/dev/ttyS2&


    Your attempt to start bash:
  27. Sticky: 1- Brand/make/model/year? Yamaha DV-S5650 2-...

    1- Brand/make/model/year?
    Yamaha DV-S5650

    2- Software to split/process TyStream?
    tytool 9r18

    3- Software to create DVD fileset?
    tytool 9r18 /DVDAuthor

    4- DVD success or failure?
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    If your experiences were anything like mine, you...

    If your experiences were anything like mine, you may not have coasters on your hand.

    Friday, I downloaded a one hour show from the Tivo and used it to start learning the ins and outs of tytools....
  29. There are a lot of variables involved. I only...

    There are a lot of variables involved. I only have a few patches which I got from this thread and applied with a hex editor. I feel a little more confident doing that way.

    Then, based upon my...
  30. Hi guys, Just checking in really quick in...

    Hi guys,

    Just checking in really quick in between a multitude of work and family functions I have over the weekend.



    Please note that I did not apply any of the "No thanks!" patches before...
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    Entertaining thread! First computer that I was...

    Entertaining thread!

    First computer that I was programming was the HP 9825A desktop calculator. We used it in the military to program test equipment and log readings using the HPL language.
    ...
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    Initial Observations

    My Current Setup:

    TCD5400040
    Stock
    No PROM mod
    Unhacked

    Software level - 7.1a 02-2-540

    TCD240004A
  33. No, they're not getting around the...

    No, they're not getting around the 'upgradesoftware=false' yet as far as I can tell. Only my unhacked TCD5400040 downloaded and self-installed the upgrade.

    My killhdinitrd compromised (no monte...
  34. I was just getting into the swing of things: ...

    I was just getting into the swing of things: removed monte, killhdinitrd among other things, then BAM, my 240004a downloads the 7.1 software. Fortunately, my hacks are preserved as my bootparms...
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    A Google search of "man mount" should get you the...

    A Google search of "man mount" should get you the command syntax you need. Man is the *nix command for manual pages and usually include more information than using --help command line parameter.
    ...
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    Your first order of business is to get the...

    Your first order of business is to get the contents of the 80GB drive moved over to the 200GB and expanding (if you choose) it. If you are not ready to start using a monte'd LBA48 kernel, you will...
  37. Thread: fstab woes

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    Before I started this thread, I was able to...

    Before I started this thread, I was able to successfully mount /dev/hda1 as rw to my /hack directory from the rc.sysinit.author. My ultimate goal is to have as few altered/added files on the root...
  38. Thread: fstab woes

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    fstab woes

    This may be more of a linux question. I am trying to mount my hack partition using the following fstab:



    /dev/hda4 / ext2 ro 1 1
    /dev/hda9 /var ext2 rw 1 2
    /dev/hda1 /hack ext2 rw 1 2...
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    One step further

    I was comtemplating using tivopart earlier, but was reluctant due to my lack of understading of this (what I know now to be) easy to use utility and my lack of understanding of how Tivo uses the...
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    Could this present a problem?

    Yes.
    Approach 1: Make the swap partition oversize when you restore / expand. Reduce the size of the swap partition using pdisk, and use the extra space as a hacks partition.
    Approach 2: Restore...
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    I'll tell you what I know (or what I think I...

    I'll tell you what I know (or what I think I know):

    The unit you purchased ships with version 4.0 software and after a few days or a few forced calls, upgrades to version 4.0.1b which adds support...
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    Don't forget you are not mounting a standard...

    Don't forget you are not mounting a standard linux ext2 partition, you are mopunting a FAT32 partition. Check your mount options
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    This type of message usually indicates that you...

    This type of message usually indicates that you are trying to mount a cd (a read only block device)
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    Check your master and slave drives on the primary...

    Check your master and slave drives on the primary controller in your bios settings when you boot up. You may not have your drives configured the way you believe.
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    Sticky: need 3.1.1c kernel unmodified

    for use in the killhdinitrd/monte experiment. FTP can be made available.
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    I found this...

    I found this thread and it seems like a start.
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    So last night, I installed cygwin on my XP...

    So last night, I installed cygwin on my XP platform and used mrblack51's build script. Lo and behold (with no build problems no less), I have a mips cross compiler in the C:\TivoGcc directory of my...
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    Superpatch-4all questions

    After LOTS of reading I finally have my SA S2 monte'd with telnet bash, ftp and TivoWebPlus. I started out slowly, only monte'ing the unit and using it for a few days and then proceeded to get the...
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    I Took the Plunge, Now I Need Advice

    I just bought two new Series2SA units each with a $100 rebate . I plan on hacking both these units in a couple of months when I am confident that they are fully functioning with no apparent...
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