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  1. I love the idea of reviving a eight year old...

    I love the idea of reviving a eight year old thread. I am now having this exact same problem with my DSR6000. There is no rhyme or reason to the reboots. Thinking it might be the drive, I swapped...
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    Here is the proof that it's actually there. ...

    Here is the proof that it's actually there.

    TiVo: /var/tmp#echo mls /SwSystem | tivosh
    Directory of /SwSystem starting at ''

    Name Type FsId Date Time ...
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    DSR6000 to 3.5d Upgrade

    So I finally got my hands on an old PC with IDE connections so I decided to go ahead and try and get my DSR6000 to implement the 3.5d software that's sitting in the MFS.

    Removed the...
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    Started messing around with updating my folder...

    Started messing around with updating my folder definitions with holiday time on my hands and implemented these changes to try and fix problems. Actually #2 is already present in the latest TWP...
  5. I've solved this problem by changing my Live...

    I've solved this problem by changing my Live Guide Display options to only display Favorite channels. If it's not on my favorite list I probably don't care what's on it. :)
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    HiGuide Issue

    I've been noticing an occasional issue with Higuide for a while now. Sometimes it will fail to flag all the items scheduled to record in red. This is a DSR6000 dual-tuner DTiVo running 3.5c and the...
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    Greetings, I just upgraded to v2.1.b3 (090121)...

    Greetings,

    I just upgraded to v2.1.b3 (090121) of TivoWebPlus from (081122). The new one fixes a previous error in the NoReRecord module but another still exists. I know TWP was probably not...
  8. Well, this finally resolved itself. The last...

    Well, this finally resolved itself. The last attempt succeeded and a check of the tclient log shows that the file that was causing the issues is no longer in the download stream.
  9. Daily Call Failing with Failure to Load Series Message

    This has been happening for the last few days every time there is a call home for new guide data.

    Current tclient log:



    Otclient with all the details attached.
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    I don't suppose there's a updated binary for...

    I don't suppose there's a updated binary for Series 1 ?
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    If I wanted a divorce, I could spend the whole...

    If I wanted a divorce, I could spend the whole weekend copying my drive and then doing a controlled upgrade with the lba48 kernel from 3.5c...;)

    Better to wait for the July 4 weekend!
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    Thanks for the analysis! Has anyone let this...

    Thanks for the analysis! Has anyone let this update take place so we know what has changed?
  13. Thread: series 1 and xm

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    Schedule it as a manual recording via TivoWeb.

    Schedule it as a manual recording via TivoWeb.
  14. Thread: 3.5c-01-1-031

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    I used that patch on a lba48 kernel as well. I...

    I used that patch on a lba48 kernel as well. I have a 500GB drive in that TiVo!
  15. Thread: 3.5c-01-1-031

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    Max, This should be the correct patch to turn...

    Max,

    This should be the correct patch to turn off encryption on 3.5c. It's what I used and it's working fine on my DSR6000.
  16. Thread: Safeboot

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    Safeboot

    I have finally gotten around to trying to implement RC3105's safe_reboot script via cron. Yeah, I know. I'm a little slow.

    I've been doing testing on a DSR6000 running software version 3.5 and...
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    Has anyone tried this code with the 3.5 release...

    Has anyone tried this code with the 3.5 release for Series 1 from last year?
  18. Ok. Thanks. Any chance you might incorporate...

    Ok. Thanks. Any chance you might incorporate some of his features such as negative padding or explicit references to channels or programs?

    It seems his has gotten pretty darn complex.
  19. The changes are all working great! I love the...

    The changes are all working great! I love the bookmark feature. Saves doing the FF to get to the actual start when the pad wasn't really necessary.

    Is there any line of commonality between your...
  20. Thanks! I'll give it a shot. On the...

    Thanks! I'll give it a shot.

    On the Eventswitcher issue in the other post, do you know if anyone has ever tried ever tried to restart it with the command line in rc.sysinit instead of rebooting?
  21. The nob2b is a great addition to this module! ...

    The nob2b is a great addition to this module!

    What would it take to tweak either nob2b and/or seq to allow an option to not pad suggestions at all?
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    Nope. Just temperature data in Messages and...

    Nope. Just temperature data in Messages and tcp_keepalive's in the Kernel log during that time frame.
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    Here's one I haven't seen before

    From my DSR6000 tverr.log:

    Dec 5 07:00:27 (none) TmkMediaswitch1:Trace[168]: 200 Data Reads 0 Bytes Read. RESET.
    Dec 5 07:00:49 (none) TmkMediaswitch1:Trace[168]: 400 Data Reads 0 Bytes Read....
  24. Thread: 3.5c-01-1-031

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    Excellent! That means I have a project for this...

    Excellent! That means I have a project for this evening.
  25. Thread: 3.5c-01-1-031

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    I believe the trailing 3 digits match the...

    I believe the trailing 3 digits match the beginning of your TiVo service number. I got the slices at around 2:00 AM on 8/30 - 3.5c-01-1-001.

    All that said, I would expect the offsets to be the...
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    My free space has been showing up a negative for...

    My free space has been showing up a negative for quite some time. I use the totals under suggestions and expired suggestions to figure out how much is really free.
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    Actually, I've had problems as well but I can't...

    Actually, I've had problems as well but I can't lay them at TWPs doorstep. First, I deleted a recording that was two or three years old and subsequently had reboots. I suspect some aged sectors in...
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    Sorry. Still getting the error with beta_info...

    Sorry. Still getting the error with beta_info set either way. Anything else I can send you to help figure it out?
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    Now I get the error with beta_info set either way...

    Now I get the error with beta_info set either way on the SA series 1. Haven't tried the combo box.
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    May 10 07:26:17 (none) comm[123]: ...

    May 10 07:26:17 (none) comm[123]: clipsTotalSize: 10000000


    The clipsTotalSize is the same on both SA and Combo boxes.
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    On my Series 1 DTiVo, with BETA_INFO set to zero,...

    On my Series 1 DTiVo, with BETA_INFO set to zero, the time attributed to the 2688MB for "live cache" with the unit in standby is now 20 minutes instead of 1:03:04, which would seem to be a lot...
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    I got the following error on a Series 1 SA...

    I got the following error on a Series 1 SA running 3.0 with BETA_INFO set to 1.
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    Does your firewall at work do address translation...

    Does your firewall at work do address translation to hide your true IP from the internet? Since you have a pw, try removing the host entry and allow anyone who knows the pw.
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    I'm up to six full days running the eventswitcher...

    I'm up to six full days running the eventswitcher bug fix script on my S1 SA with no ill effects and I've been using TWP on a daily basis.
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    Thanks for the link helpdeskdan. I'll give it a...

    Thanks for the link helpdeskdan. I'll give it a shot and see what happens.
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    I used to have problems on my S1 SA with the...

    I used to have problems on my S1 SA with the older tivowebplus that I assume is the "event" bug but it would usually take more than a week to manifest. I've had at least one instance of TWP becoming...
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    I just upgraded from 3.1.0c2 to 3.5b a couple of...

    I just upgraded from 3.1.0c2 to 3.5b a couple of weeks ago and the most noticeable change I saw was a huge increase in menu speed due to the new database format. Even with a cache card, there's no...
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    Thanks! That's a good collection!

    Thanks! That's a good collection!
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    Great work by both John and BTu. John, with...

    Great work by both John and BTu. John, with such a large collection of Series 1 machines to draw on, have you ever compiled a complete set of individual hack modules for the Series 1? I was rather...
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    PNG Image files

    I've noticed that when putting up one of the screens that display the image buttons, expired,suid,suggestion, etc. that the last one never seems to be confirmed as complete even though it is. This...
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    I installed the latest TWP 2.0 on my Series 1 SA...

    I installed the latest TWP 2.0 on my Series 1 SA today. I also tried the Reorder SP screen for the first time after finding a conflict where the wrong show was getting priority. I am seeing the...
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    Yeah, it was added the day after I installed TWP...

    Yeah, it was added the day after I installed TWP 2. But as I said, all activity except telnet and ftp seemed to have stopped at the time the service data download was scheduled.

    Wasn't...
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    I was using TWP extensively two days ago and then...

    I was using TWP extensively two days ago and then just let it sit. Now, it's unresponsive.

    Using TivoWebPlus - v2.0.0 (2.0.0 (oztivo-070313))

    Last entry in log is - [20/Mar/2007:18:57:30]...
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    Thanks. My concern was the database conversion...

    Thanks.

    My concern was the database conversion between 3.1 and 3.5b without a lba48 kernel in place. As I understand the process, from Alldeadhomiez treatise on the subject, I should be able to...
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    Captain Video, How did you handle the database...

    Captain Video,

    How did you handle the database conversion when upgrading the units to 3.5 or weren't any of them using an LBA48 kernel? That is my main aim in trying to run installSw manually. ...
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    Manual install

    I've been trying to do a manual install of 3.5b from the TiVo download using an edited installSw.itcl without the reboot command. When manually executing this script it errors because it seemingly...
  47. Similar Error

    I started getting this kind of stuff on my DSR6000. Over Jan 1 I had to rebuild this TiVo due to a trashed database. Used an old image and then used the backup script to restore SP/Wishlists. ...
  48. Interesting. Neither Nero nor Windows Media...

    Interesting. Neither Nero nor Windows Media Player could play the dvd. VRD+ will play it but with the same jerky motion I see on the dvd player with CC turned on. I don't actually see the CC with...
  49. Laserfan, Thanks for the suggestion. I...

    Laserfan,

    Thanks for the suggestion. I generated an mpg using Tytool, used VRD+ to massage it and saved with the recommended GOP value. I burned the saved mpg as a data dvd using Nero. The...
  50. I was going to ask about that too. I did a...

    I was going to ask about that too. I did a search on the 10R1 doc looking for "nowshowing" and "tcl" and only found the references to fixes for the length of nowshowing.
  51. Oops. Sorry about that. Dont' know why I want...

    Oops. Sorry about that. Dont' know why I want to keep reading an L into it..




    I like this dvd player. It's a Philips DVP642/37 that Amazon always has on sale. It will play almost anything...
  52. jdliner, Kudos for the increase in...

    jdliner,

    Kudos for the increase in performance! The key file creation and vob muxing process seem to be two to three times faster than with 9R18!!

    I have run into an issue with the CC. I...
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    I stick to Tytools all the way. If my...

    I stick to Tytools all the way. If my composition comes out a little big, I use dvd shrink to make it fit. My only issues come when vob-muxing the results of GOP FAE editing when I can regularly...
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    Solution to some DTiVO activation problems

    I've read about several persons having trouble activating their new DTiVos and as I have been one of them the past few days, I thought I would offer what worked for me.

    It seems that the D* folks...
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    No, the steps outlined in your post are only for...

    No, the steps outlined in your post are only for drive expansion. I am brand new to hacking DTivos, much less a S2 DTivo, so I will have to defer to the more experienced people here for any advice...
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    Sorry about the typo.... Thanks for posting...

    Sorry about the typo....

    Thanks for posting the original fix!!
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    If the "Faulty TiVo hard drive" really is bad,...

    If the "Faulty TiVo hard drive" really is bad, then putting a new image on it won't help. It will still have the same bad sectors and mfsrestore won't fix those. You don't need the s -127 on a 40gb...
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    Here we go again!

    Got my new Ebay TiVo on schedule and it was in pristine condition. It had never been hacked, not even to bump up drive size. The remote was in it's original plastic wrapper and the rubber nub to...
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    If you've read the information on dd_rescue by...

    If you've read the information on dd_rescue by now, then you know why it's better than dd or mfstools. Lots of error recovery. I have saved at least four dying drives with it and my programming...
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    Trying to use MFSTools with a failing drive is...

    Trying to use MFSTools with a failing drive is not a good proposition. You would be much better off using dd on the drives individually as Bill pointed out or even better, dd_rescue. DD and...
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    Understood! :D I still have my original backup...

    Understood! :D I still have my original backup from my HDR31202.
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    Recommendations?

    I got my second Ebay TiVo and this one actually works. I have not activated service on it yet. It is a pristine DSR6000R01 that is currently on software revision 3.1.0b-02-1-001.

    Do I want a...
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    The DVD burner was jumpered CS. I changed it to...

    The DVD burner was jumpered CS. I changed it to M to prevent any future confusion.

    Tried to flash the prom this evening but the boot process isn't getting far enough to even do that. Also...
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    The drive itself would seem to be okay since it...

    The drive itself would seem to be okay since it booted in the other dsr6000. The next time I scramble hard drives I'll pull the burner and see whether it's jumpered M or CS.
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    That would be my NEC 3500A DVD burner.

    That would be my NEC 3500A DVD burner.
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    No, I haven't tried flashing the prom. The...

    No, I haven't tried flashing the prom. The Jenkins boot cd also provides that ability and I have burned one of those. The image(s) I am trying on my Seagate are non-hacked AFAIK, but your right;...
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    I'm sure eveeryone here has been waiting with...

    I'm sure eveeryone here has been waiting with baited breath to see how this turned out. Well, here we go:

    The new 160gb Seagate will work in the original DTiVo that the image came from and with a...
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    Thanks Bill. Took your advice and rejumpered...

    Thanks Bill.

    Took your advice and rejumpered to slave and left it on the secondary slave ide connection. Redid the initialization with the Seagate utilities and again attempted to boot XP with...
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    Update

    I jumpered the drive CS and attached to secondary slave. Fired up the Seagate installation/diagnostics cd and installed a 137gb NTFS partition. Ran quick diagnostics which came up clean.

    Went to...
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    Yes, I have been moving it around. Leaving the...

    Yes, I have been moving it around. Leaving the jumper on CS so I can pretty much put it where I want to. I ran thru auto-detect in the bios. It sees it as a 160gb ata drive, but I have been...
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    DOH! :o Another update. pdisk says no valid...

    DOH! :o

    Another update. pdisk says no valid block 1 on '/dev/hdd/'

    Also tried using one of my image backup files from one of my SA that I know is good and got the same result... :confused:
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    Update: After booting the drive into a...

    Update:

    After booting the drive into a MFSTools system, no partitions could be found so no logs to check! It's been recommended that I redo the mfsrestore with the drive jumpered to CS and...
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    Thanks for the link. No, I haven't done a close...

    Thanks for the link. No, I haven't done a close inspection of the board. As you recognized, it came without a drive so for all intents it's unhacked. The previous owner had not hacked it by their...
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    It looks like this thread just stopped. I am...

    It looks like this thread just stopped.

    I am in the same situation as the OP. A DSR6000R01 from ebay without a drive.
    Started with a new Seagate 160gb drive and an image from a buddy with an...
  75. No, the quality on the tv screen direct from the...

    No, the quality on the tv screen direct from the TiVo is great and the artifact is not visible on the PC in full screen mode playing the vob files with Media Player Classic. Would changing the...
  76. Actually I'm using a AMD XP 2900+. I tried...

    Actually I'm using a AMD XP 2900+. I tried changing the quality setting to 2 and reprocessing one of the shows but the "rib" effect is still there. I'll continue to experiment and in the mean time,...
  77. Vertical Artifacting

    I've only been doing extraction and burning for a couple of weeks but since I started purposely recording shows/movies at Best quality on my Philips SA on 3.0 I've started noticing a vertical...
  78. Better Performance with my new PC

    I just got a new system up and running a week ago that has a Realtek RTL8139 fast ethernet nic built into the motherboard and my transfer rates from my TiVo using tserver went from 0.67mb/s on my old...
  79. I just replaced Tivoweb with the standard 1.0...

    I just replaced Tivoweb with the standard 1.0 Tivowebplus this evening on my Philips HDR-31202 Series 1 TiVo running version 3.0-01-1-000 and got the same error with "cache_ns_rec". The full...
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    Another thing you might try that I've had a lot...

    Another thing you might try that I've had a lot of success with is use dd_rescue to recopy the old drive to the new one. You might still end up with a corrupt sector 0 that needs maketivobootable...
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    Pre-installation questions

    Current set-up:

    -- TiVo model number HDR31202
    -- TiVo software version 3.0
    -- TiVoWeb version 1.9.4
    -- method used to hack the TiVo - Hinsdale for drive expansion, Jeff Keegan's CD for hacks....
  82. Greetings all, I am a relative newbie when it...

    Greetings all,

    I am a relative newbie when it comes to serious hacking. I recently installed tserver and nowshowing.tcl from Tytool9r18 in /var/hack/bin. That has broken the "now playing...
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