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    Can't seem to run backup with the latest beta (on...

    Can't seem to run backup with the latest beta (on 6.2 DTivo)
    action_backup '/' ''
    can't read "::restore_backup_date": no such variable
    while executing
    "set $::restore_backup_date """
    ...
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    Makes sense to me. And I was just about to start...

    Makes sense to me. And I was just about to start looking at it :). So the only thing needed is command line parsing for win32 builds...

    BTW, -d was also used as the short option for...
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    I sent a patch to BTUxNine which allows the...

    I sent a patch to BTUxNine which allows the homedir to be specified. I used --dir as the long argument and -d as the short one. This was because the short option -h is already taken for --help. Would...
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    I just started playing with tivoserver and the...

    I just started playing with tivoserver and the developers have done an awesome job (but you already know that, don't you :)).

    This observation isn't with the alpha releases, per se, and the...
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    If all you're worried about is losing the file in...

    If all you're worried about is losing the file in the case of a var cleanup, have something like this in your rc.sysinit.author:

    echo "Starting cron daemon"
    if [ ! -f...
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    I don't have a Series 1. Looking at the code...

    I don't have a Series 1. Looking at the code (which I messed with a long while back), I'd have to say no. Perhaps someone with a Series 1 DTiVo will test it. There would be earlier versions of the...
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    Here's...

    Here's an interesting titbit that someone posted at work.
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    The other problem with two drives is that you've...

    The other problem with two drives is that you've doubled your chances of losing everything. If one drive dies, it's all toast...
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    I didn't know IO's could go that high. That's...

    I didn't know IO's could go that high. That's amazing! I heard that vitamins are a good way to get your IO up, but I don't think it's worked for me :(
  10. It's a well known problem. /var is not a good...

    It's a well known problem. /var is not a good place to put hacks.
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    You need a killhdinitrd kernel. You also need...

    You need a killhdinitrd kernel. You also need Alphawolf's AIO toolset. You need to make a backup before you start playing. You need a serial cable and/or an ethernet usb dongle.
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    http://alt.org/forum/index.php?t=msg&th=124&start=...

    http://alt.org/forum/index.php?t=msg&th=124&start=0&rid=0&S=971c7b6df130508ef5ae28f50dc5de66
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    You can't just copy over the linux partitions....

    You can't just copy over the linux partitions. MFS needs to be upgraded too. You need to install the slices (if they're not already there) and run installSw.itcl. Check the 6.2 threads on how to do...
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    Uh, why should he? I think it speaks for itself...

    Uh, why should he? I think it speaks for itself...
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    Your backup did not get the background images....

    Your backup did not get the background images. You'll have find (or make) another image. You probably used the -f option when you created your image. Use -l instead.
  16. Oregon RIAA Victim Fights Back - Recording Industry vs. The People

    Interesting read (bs or not):
    http://recordingindustryvspeople.blogspot.com/2005/10/oregon-riaa-victim-fights-back-sues.html
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    If you look at rc.sysinit, you'll see that it...

    If you look at rc.sysinit, you'll see that it calls rc.sysinit.author if rc.sysinit.author exists:
    [ ! -f /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit.author ] || /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit.authorIt's one of the last things...
  18. So does that mean using HMO to transfer a...

    So does that mean using HMO to transfer a scrambled show to a box that has the csco patch will get you an unscrambled copy of the show?

    Just curious...
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    It is possible to change the default listening...

    It is possible to change the default listening port for Remote Desktop/Terminal Server. http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;306759 for the server and...
  20. As far as your ls command is concerned, this...

    As far as your ls command is concerned, this busybox version does not accept the --color option. But the output is in color anyway. I'd rather alias ll to 'ls -l'. That way you can type ls for a...
  21. If you don't want to replace the prom (or have...

    If you don't want to replace the prom (or have somebody replace the prom for you), you'll have to buy another DTiVo. Besides, you can never have too many.

    www.s2gstore.com is one place to buy...
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    That thread also had a link to this...

    That thread also had a link to this http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?p=196464#post196464, where apparently you can create your own SeriesID's. But you can record a few seconds of any...
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    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t...

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=36208
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    If you have a executable file (binary or...

    If you have a executable file (binary or otherwise) named vserver in a directory somewhere that's in the path before your pwd ("."), that would be picked up first. That's why typing ./vserver while...
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    cd to /var/hack and type "which vserver". I'll...

    cd to /var/hack and type "which vserver". I'll bet the path returned is not /var/hack/vserver. Or, once you've changed dir to /var/hack, if you type ./vserver, you'll probably get the same error...
  26. Well, I followed those instructions word for word...

    Well, I followed those instructions word for word and the glass part came off. Now there's a piece of metal sticking out of the socket and I don't have any potatoes. Please help!
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    Let me guess - Series 2 standalone with software...

    Let me guess - Series 2 standalone with software version 4.x?
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    Geez, I guess he learned that crime doesn't pay...

    Geez, I guess he learned that crime doesn't pay :rolleyes:
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    I've also managed to re-insert a ty file...

    I've also managed to re-insert a ty file extracted by tytool with mfs_ftp.
  30. Well, that doesn't work. All it does is bring up...

    Well, that doesn't work. All it does is bring up the info you get from ftp -h.
  31. You can't select a port with the Windows command...

    You can't select a port with the Windows command line ftp client. Use smartftp. Or, you could just type ftp://<TiVo IP>:3105/ in the IE address bar.

    If you type "ps aux", do you see that mfs_ftp...
  32. dbload. It's part of the AIO toolset.

    dbload. It's part of the AIO toolset.
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    A serial cable does you no good until you hack...

    A serial cable does you no good until you hack the drive and change the boot parameters. And that means a killhdinitrd kernel on a Series 2 TiVo. (Unless it's a Series 2.5 or a R10.)
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    The reason people link is that there too much...

    The reason people link is that there too much stuff to put everything in one guide. In addition, things change so rapidly that any guide quickly gets out of date.

    A place to start is TiVo hacking...
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    TiVo Download

    Thought some might find this interesting: http://engadget.com/entry/1234000917054004
  36. You can monte into a kernel that has been...

    You can monte into a kernel that has been compiled with CONFIG_NETFILTER turned off.
    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=216711&postcount=53...
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    Just make sure you don't have scrambled shows on...

    Just make sure you don't have scrambled shows on the drive. Once 51killer.tcl is run, any scrambled shows won't play.
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    1) Apparently you can if you setup a VPN...

    1) Apparently you can if you setup a VPN connection between your house and your buddies. There's a thread on that somewhere (in General TiVo Discussions, I think). Not sure about the legalities of...
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    I thought the multiple listings for mfs_ftp are...

    I thought the multiple listings for mfs_ftp are an artifact with 6.2? (Haven't upgraded yet :eek: )
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    It's phonereset.tcl

    It's phonereset.tcl
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    Hindsdale's has a section on backing up two...

    Hindsdale's has a section on backing up two sources drives to one destination drive.
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    I should have said "serial console" instead of...

    I should have said "serial console" instead of bash, but it's just another way of accessing bash...
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    There is. If you look at phonereset.tcl, it plays...

    There is. If you look at phonereset.tcl, it plays with /State/PhoneConfig. If you mls that, you'll get a fsid. Doing a dumpobj on that fsid gives you all the settings. To enable the phone-of-hook...
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    You're going to have to use the "s" option to...

    You're going to have to use the "s" option to shrink the volume on backup. You've already expanded once, so you can't expand again. Jamie has a way to expand more than once around here somewhere.
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    Probably not. That won't do anything at all.

    Probably not. That won't do anything at all.
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    I have a similar thing with 4.0.1b. One of the...

    I have a similar thing with 4.0.1b. One of the call reports (can't remember which one) will only say the last call is successful after a reboot.

    It's easy to prevent your TiVo from dialing out....
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    What happens if you put the "bad" drive in the...

    What happens if you put the "bad" drive in the good TiVo? (After 51killer of course.)
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    Yes. And it only took two months to catch it. :D

    Yes. And it only took two months to catch it. :D
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    Not sure of all your steps. I think you had dd'd...

    Not sure of all your steps. I think you had dd'd images before you ran tivopart, but if not - create a dd'ed image of the root fs before running tivopart. You then run tivopart with the consolidate...
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    You should type "echo $PATH". Just typing $PATH...

    You should type "echo $PATH". Just typing $PATH tries to execute it.

    I just put my profile stuff in /etc/profile. Can't remember if the bash shell uses it.

    This leads me to think you've...
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    This may help:...

    This may help: http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=36208&highlight=editing+series+fsid
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    I'm not sure if I'd want to boot the drive in the...

    I'm not sure if I'd want to boot the drive in the TiVo with a 2048MB swap space. (Seeing it's not initialized correctly by mfs tools).

    tivopart runs on the PC, not on the TiVo. It rearranges the...
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    You're right! I shall now change my habits and...

    You're right! I shall now change my habits and use IE instead of a command line interface. Makes sense...
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    /dev/hda9 is mounted on /var. Logfiles are in...

    /dev/hda9 is mounted on /var. Logfiles are in /var/logs. So mount /dev/hdX9 on your PC (where X is your drive letter).
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    I like to have spare space on the drive, so I...

    I like to have spare space on the drive, so I restore an image with an overlarge swap space and then use tivopart to make a big hda1 (~1gig).

    There's a bit more involved with the setup as you have...
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    Sticky: He's very advanced for his age :D

    He's very advanced for his age :D
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    Your post is not totally comprehendible. A...

    Your post is not totally comprehendible. A parallel connector (usually) has two connectors for two drives. A harddrive has jumpers for master, slave and cable select. If you plug two harddrives onto...
  58. Thread: daily call

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    No. But once it's hacked to enable the usb ports...

    No. But once it's hacked to enable the usb ports so that you can use an ethernet dongle, you don't want it to call in.
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    There are a few 6.2 support threads in the Series...

    There are a few 6.2 support threads in the Series 2 forum. Start here: http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=42325
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    Serial cable output? Pull drive and check boot...

    Serial cable output? Pull drive and check boot params? Ensure that a killhdinitrd kernel is dd'ed to the correct partition?
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    Yet another reason to hack your TiVo? :D

    Yet another reason to hack your TiVo? :D
  62. Run phonereset.tcl (which is in the AIO toolset)....

    Run phonereset.tcl (which is in the AIO toolset). What AlphaWolf's script does is change the dial prefix and callwaiting prefix to "*#". The TiVo won't be able to complete any calls...
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    Start off with the stickies in the Newbie forum....

    Start off with the stickies in the Newbie forum. Be prepared to do a lot of reading.

    You need a usb ethernet key like the Linksys USB200M. The TiVo has to be hacked to enable networking.

    You...
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    Actually he wants killhdinitrd.

    Actually he wants killhdinitrd.
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    The stickies in this forum?

    The stickies in this forum?
  66. You are correct - the extension is itcl. Why...

    You are correct - the extension is itcl. Why didn't you just load it in an editor to see if you could find the lines that need to be modified?
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    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t...

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=36208
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    Search for TiVoWeb. There are other ways to...

    Search for TiVoWeb.

    There are other ways to find out the info - one way is in /var/tmp/HServer.send. If the file doesn't exist, you can force a phone call (without actually having the phone line...
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    I wonder if more space is being allocated to...

    I wonder if more space is being allocated to TiVoClips. What does the info from TiVoWeb tell you?
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    There's another version of a mips compiled vixie...

    There's another version of a mips compiled vixie cron over here in post 10. The crontab file still has to be on var unfortunately (in /var/cron/tabs/root).
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    For Busybox you generally have to use the long...

    For Busybox you generally have to use the long form, namely "--help".

    Well, you do for ls at least.:)
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    Run fakecall.tcl and reboot. Edit: Sorry,...

    Run fakecall.tcl and reboot.

    Edit:
    Sorry, don't think this will work on an HDTiVo.
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    I do a similar thing as AW in rc.sysinit.author,...

    I do a similar thing as AW in rc.sysinit.author, expect I just copy the cronfile from my /hack dir.
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    I'm wondering why you just didn't PM JJBliss...

    I'm wondering why you just didn't PM JJBliss asking him to lift the ban? It's not like he's unreasonable. Hell, Riley gave an answer to your question, and he must have realized who you were....
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    Read the stickies in the Newbie forum, and be...

    Read the stickies in the Newbie forum, and be prepared to read (and search!) for a couple weeks before you even start hacking. You will need a new harddrive for hacking (you don't want to screw up...
  76. Thread: Nano on 6.2

    by AhoyMatey
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    Yep fixn278 is correct - that's the way it should...

    Yep fixn278 is correct - that's the way it should be done. In /.profile or /etc/profile.
  77. Thread: Nano on 6.2

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    Put in rc.sysinit.author before the tnlited...

    Put in rc.sysinit.author before the tnlited command.
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    I don't know if this question is appropriate for...

    I don't know if this question is appropriate for this thread, but when MRV is enabled, you'll see other MRV enabled TiVos at the bottom of your Now Playing list. To see photos and music you need an...
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    It will work as long as the hacks were not setup...

    It will work as long as the hacks were not setup with TiVoScripts (and if you're not monteing, you're obviously not using Sleepers).
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    This is a newbie question. I would stick with the...

    This is a newbie question. I would stick with the HDVR2. You can upgrade it to 6.2 and have your hacks working. The R10 needs a prom mod to enable hacking.
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    I was being too brief - yes, once the shows have...

    I was being too brief - yes, once the shows have been unscrambled, you don't have to monte at all with 6.2.

    I've been too busy to upgrade my machines to 6.2, but I'll probably still chainload...
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    I probably remember wrong then. :o

    I probably remember wrong then. :o
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    It may be different on 6.x/7.x, but on 4.0.1b I...

    It may be different on 6.x/7.x, but on 4.0.1b I could not MRV a scrambled show. At least, as far as I remember from hacking a friend's RID box some months ago...
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    You'll need to hack the TiVo and once this is...

    You'll need to hack the TiVo and once this is accomplished, use the superpatch-67all to enable HMO and MRV - http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=43326.

    Look at this thread as a...
  85. I can't remember if I tested that kernel with a...

    I can't remember if I tested that kernel with a LBA48 drive, but I did add the LBA48 patch when compiling. You can run the ScrambleThis kernel all the time if you have the NCSo patch and none of your...
  86. Hacking the TiVo is not that hard but you need to...

    Hacking the TiVo is not that hard but you need to have a fundamental understanding of Linux and you have to be prepared to read a lot. There's no way of getting around it.
  87. Uh, how are you going to get a bash shell or even...

    Uh, how are you going to get a bash shell or even run a script on an unhacked unit? With a non-killhdinitrd kernel, the chain of trust is intact and you can't add anything to the root filesystem.
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    *sigh* Everything you do on the TiVo is with...

    *sigh*

    Everything you do on the TiVo is with root ("admin") privilege. You chmod files, not drives. You can chmod every file with 777, even if they aren't really executables.

    The easiest way...
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    :D You learn something new every day.

    :D You learn something new every day.
  90. How about not begging for files in the Series 2...

    How about not begging for files in the Series 2 support forum?
    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=214810&postcount=412
  91. The dbload script in AW's AIO toolset sets...

    The dbload script in AW's AIO toolset sets DBLOAD_HANDCRAFT=TRUE for you automatically.
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    No, it just means more crap for people to sort...

    No, it just means more crap for people to sort through.
  93. As alldeadhomiez stated previously, the loopset...

    As alldeadhomiez stated previously, the loopset slice is the only slice that is never sent during a s/w download. If you don't have the loopsets loaded, you won't see the s/w slices in SwModule...
  94. Not true. My DTiVo with 4.0.1b which had been...

    Not true. My DTiVo with 4.0.1b which had been upgraded with AW 4.0.1b slices downloaded the 6.2 slices from satellite just fine.

    All I did on my other 4.0.1b box (which was restored from an image)...
  95. They didn't really load without error then. If...

    They didn't really load without error then. If they loaded properly, the slices would show up. Check your tvlog. I'll bet that you didn't load the loopsets properly....
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    If you had your hacks in /var, there's a fairly...

    If you had your hacks in /var, there's a fairly good chance that they may have been wiped out.

    Search to see how to use a serial cable. You could boot the drive in your PC with mfs tools (or the...
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    Do you have your hacks in /var?

    Do you have your hacks in /var?
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    test.conf is pretty much the first thing called...

    test.conf is pretty much the first thing called by rc.sysinit (if test.conf exists).
  99. mfs tools just allows you to copy and/or expand...

    mfs tools just allows you to copy and/or expand drives.

    You didn't say what TiVo you have. If it's a Series 2 TiVo, to gain shell access to the TiVo you need to killhdinitrd the kernel (or put...
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    I originally did this just for the challenge....

    I originally did this just for the challenge. Never really even used it much - I'm not one to archive shows.

    It's probably easy enough to diff the changes I made and add them to Stuart's p1.tcl...
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    I have two DTiVo's on 4.0.1b. Never had any...

    I have two DTiVo's on 4.0.1b. Never had any NowPlaying problems, and have never setup DNS. The DTiVo at 192.168.1.77 has the other TiVo's network info in /State/Network:

    /hack>mfs_ls...
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    You haven't really given a lot of info. When does...

    You haven't really given a lot of info. When does it fail - when the ftp client connects or when the actual file transfer is meant to begin? If you have the AIO toolset, type "ps aux" at your bash...
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    You need TiVo Desktop running on your PC for HMO....

    You need TiVo Desktop running on your PC for HMO. You need another TiVo for MRV - for the moment. A PC MRV server is being worked on.
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    You really want to send your serial number out on...

    You really want to send your serial number out on a public forum?
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    Did you reboot the TiVo? The version of tivoftpd...

    Did you reboot the TiVo? The version of tivoftpd you need is here: http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=39184
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    If you do want to use -s...

    If you do want to use -s <some_value_greater_than_128> on a restore, you could always put the drive in a tivo as hdb (obviously booting off hda) and run mkswap on hdb8 to make sure it's initialized...
  107. It means the environment variables aren't defined...

    It means the environment variables aren't defined for the bash prompt. If you type them in manually at the prompt you'll be able to run tcl scripts.

    If you start ethernet and telnet bash before...
  108. Thread: 30 sec skip

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    Don't you need backdoors enabled to use the...

    Don't you need backdoors enabled to use the remote codes? (Never done this - I do know you get backdoors enabled if you load ethernet early.)
  109. Thread: 30 sec skip

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    You either remove the 30s skip from the...

    You either remove the 30s skip from the superpatch file and rerun the script after replacing your original tivoapp (remove the line with the value 5360784 for patch_4_0_1b), or you just reverse the...
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    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t...

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=39207
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    Sticky: You have to order PPV shows on the net, not from...

    You have to order PPV shows on the net, not from your remote.
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    51killer.tcl resets the keys that are needed to...

    51killer.tcl resets the keys that are needed to decrypt the shows. That's why they won't play. I could be wrong, but I'm pretty sure that you can't recover them. Your shows are lost.

    That's why...
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    You must have. cpio is part of the stock TiVo...

    You must have. cpio is part of the stock TiVo package. You'll have to alias ll to "ls -l" yourself. I wonder if the links to busybox are corrupted somehow. This has happened to me before with a bad...
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    That's what I meant about support in the future....

    That's what I meant about support in the future.

    I wouldn't recommend this - if one drive dies, you lose the shows on both drives. YMMV.
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    You're sorta screwed at the moment. mfstools may...

    You're sorta screwed at the moment. mfstools may support this type of operation in the future. You'll have to pull the shows off the old drive with mfs_ftp or while the drive is plugged into the...
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    What commands work? Are you sure you have the AIO...

    What commands work? Are you sure you have the AIO toolset in your path?
  117. If you need a seperate dish for your locals, the...

    If you need a seperate dish for your locals, the answer is: No, and it won't be. If you don't have a seperate dish for your locals they should be working.

    Here's one:...
  118. That's the cool think about vim - it's universal....

    That's the cool think about vim - it's universal. Solaris, Win*, Linux, TiVo Linux. (g)vim is nice in that you can customize it. While I'm familiar with most of the vim commands, I have most keys...
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    Yes, you could.

    Yes, you could.
  120. You can't modify the file in wordpad. It adds DOS...

    You can't modify the file in wordpad. It adds DOS end of line characters. This has been mentioned many times before. You have a working TiVo that probably has the AIO toolset. Run dos2unix on your...
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    I've done it once as an experiment. But "Aquiring...

    I've done it once as an experiment. But "Aquiring Satellite" got stuck at 100% until I did a CD&E at AW's suggestion. (I think this was after I went through guided setup - was stuck at a lower...
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    Sticky: Wrong. Use it and get the info/files from the 4.x...

    Wrong. Use it and get the info/files from the 4.x on RID thread in the files section.
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    You may have another IR source that's causing the...

    You may have another IR source that's causing the problem. I have an IR repeater that allows me to send a remote signal to the TiVo from another room. The IR receiver can be noisy and cause the TiVo...
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    There are a few apps that use mails (or...

    There are a few apps that use mails (or messages). This thread (PC Media Server) apparently uses messages: http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=34334

    This post has S.M.A.R.T tools...
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    There's actually a tivoapp patch somewhere around...

    There's actually a tivoapp patch somewhere around that fixes the vwait bug.
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    The one thing that I always would have liked for...

    The one thing that I always would have liked for mips.dasm.pl is the ability to see the raw machine code hex value alongside the address in the anotated dumpfile. The attached patch for mips.dasm.pl...
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    Why don't you use the drive manufacturer's tools...

    Why don't you use the drive manufacturer's tools to scan the drive if you think this is the problem?
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    Yeah, but you just couldn't go on with your day...

    Yeah, but you just couldn't go on with your day yesterday. The whole damn day musta' been ruined!

    :D
  129. Thread: 4.0 Rid

    by AhoyMatey
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    Some of these questions should be in the Image...

    Some of these questions should be in the Image Begging thread (in the stickies of the Newbie forum). You'll find a pointer to 6.2 slices by 7.1 in there. That's if you don't have them already,...
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    Newbie question. No.

    Newbie question. No.
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    You'd think if she needed the tv on to stay...

    You'd think if she needed the tv on to stay asleep, it wouldn't make a difference what she was watching. Maybe PlainBill hit the nail on the head - she's catching up on all those missed shows. I...
  132. Thread: Force Reboot

    by AhoyMatey
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    Not sure why you want to do the reboot, but you...

    Not sure why you want to do the reboot, but you can put /tvbin/reboot or /sbin/restart in a crontab file and run cron (or crond). You can also search for "smart reboot script".
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    I don't really know the answer to the question. I...

    I don't really know the answer to the question. I installed the loopsets and it was a few weeks later before I checked /SwSystem. That's when I saw the 6.2 slices...

    If you're in a rush, you...
  134. Thread: 4.0 Rid

    by AhoyMatey
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    I thought I'd read somewhere that the response...

    I thought I'd read somewhere that the response time for the Now Playing list was faster on 4.0.1b than for 4.0? (Never run 4.0, so I can't compare.) OTOH, we do have slices for 4.0.1b readily...
  135. You obviously didn't even try search for "Tmk...

    You obviously didn't even try search for "Tmk Assertion Failure" and get to see the hundreds of posts on this. Good job.

    You need to type these environment variables in manually at the console or...
  136. JJBliss wrote a script to do this:...

    JJBliss wrote a script to do this: http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=202172&postcount=7
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    I think I had this happen when I had a bad ide...

    I think I had this happen when I had a bad ide cable. Make sure the PC is not really old (i.e. bios can support LBA48).
  138. Thread: 4.0 Rid

    by AhoyMatey
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    If you mean going back just by swapping drives,...

    If you mean going back just by swapping drives, that's no problem. Going up and down using slices and installSw.tcl may take some work. I've managed to go from 3.x to 4.x (easy) and 4.x to 6.2 (easy)...
  139. When I switched from 6.2 back to 4.0.1b this line...

    When I switched from 6.2 back to 4.0.1b this line seemed to do the equivalent of the FSafeToInstall check. At least, I didn't have a valid signature:

    set rvalue [catch {exec /tvbin/crypto -vfs...
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    You can't run a PC binary on a TiVo. You'll find...

    You can't run a PC binary on a TiVo. You'll find what you need in AlphaWolf's all in one toolset (in the Files forum).
  141. You have serial bash commented out, but telnet is...

    You have serial bash commented out, but telnet is still enabled. If you're using the 4.x on RID init_framework, then that starts serial bash for you.
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    It takes some time.

    It takes some time.
  143. And that explains the superior intellect, the...

    And that explains the superior intellect, the lightning fast reflexes, the desire to kill, the urge to bay at the moon and the requirement to pee on every other tree he passes.

    (Sorry AW, couldn't...
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    Yes. It did for me. And that was gunzipping I...

    Yes. It did for me. And that was gunzipping I hope.
  145. There's one thing you're forgetting - LBA48 for...

    There's one thing you're forgetting - LBA48 for drives greater than 137G. Even on a non-RID box you'll want to do a monte. So you pretty much want to boot off of a 3.1.1c version kernel and use the...
  146. "uname -a" will give you all the info about your...

    "uname -a" will give you all the info about your kernel. 3.1.5 software version has a 2.4.20 kernel.
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    Lemme guess - she always takes her glasses off? ...

    Lemme guess - she always takes her glasses off?

    :D
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    How about reading the stickies in the extraction...

    How about reading the stickies in the extraction forum for a start?
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    You probably accidentally hit the number 1 or 2...

    You probably accidentally hit the number 1 or 2 button on the remote while in Now Playing.
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    Funny, I wouldn't have thought that you had the...

    Funny, I wouldn't have thought that you had the capability to recognize genius when you saw it. Go figure.

    Enjoy your time in the sewer - 'cos that's where this is all heading, I'm sure.
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