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  1. They've been noticably sucking the bandwidth out...

    They've been noticably sucking the bandwidth out of normal DTV channels over the last year. It's been a long time since I've seen a movie over 3 gigs. Now they seem to average 1.5-2.2 gigs. Even...
  2. Ah. I thought you'd explain it some day. Great...

    Ah. I thought you'd explain it some day. Great new features. Thanks.
  3. Okay. Events have proven you right. It remains...

    Okay. Events have proven you right. It remains to be seen how reliable such disks will be. Seems pretty dicey but they'll get it to work eventually, I suppose. I just find it hard to imagine 16x...
  4. Okay. I can see that the top Tivo developers...

    Okay. I can see that the top Tivo developers need to stop all other work and concentrate on inserting cheesy AVIs and MPGs into a Tivo so you can stop ruining your CDs and DVDs by walking on them. ...
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    My Turbonetted DSR6000 Dtivo with 120GB 7200rpm...

    My Turbonetted DSR6000 Dtivo with 120GB 7200rpm drive streams pretty well with only one tuner, seems much more stuttery with both tuners when streaming to the PC.

    Is your SA Series 1 the older...
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    Not wanting to rain on anyone's parade here...

    Not wanting to rain on anyone's parade here but...

    Aren't the streams that we receive on Dtivo encoded for 480i, not 480p?

    It would seem that the most you could hope for is a slightly more...
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    For those who are getting stuttery streaming, I'm...

    For those who are getting stuttery streaming, I'm wondering if using a single tuner instead of dual-tuner would help. I know that certain things work much better for me with single-tuner.
    ...
  8. Thread: Nero 6

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    Okay, I'll try Ultra. Thanks much for your...

    Okay, I'll try Ultra. Thanks much for your report on it. I'm switching to G04 Ritek media in two days and will also switch to Nero 6 Ultra. And I'll do some compatibility testing on playing via...
  9. Thread: Nero 6

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    I'm interested in hearing whether anyone has...

    I'm interested in hearing whether anyone has tested DVD-R or DVD+R burning with Nero 6 Ultra, with or without Xbox compatibility mode.

    I'd like to dump my Nero 5.5.10.15 and try the newer Nero...
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    No one here is going to be surprised you found...

    No one here is going to be surprised you found the solution. You're considered a brilliant programmer and analyst. Seriously.

    Perhaps if you find any further minefields on the way to FAE...
  11. Thanks for that info. I'm going to investigate...

    Thanks for that info. I'm going to investigate it further. I thought they just pre-encoded various sizes of MPEG video and then had an allocation strategy which dictated which encoded version of a...
  12. Thank for the info, Torg. But I think you're...

    Thank for the info, Torg. But I think you're going easy on how they're stealing "our" bits and putting them elsewhere, especially in the last year.

    I think that they are at a disadvantage in...
  13. Fugg and Ronnie, thanks for your input. I find...

    Fugg and Ronnie, thanks for your input. I find this bandwidth allocation strategy that they use fascinating. I'd love to know more about it.

    Yeah, I'm probably the only one who does. But I'm...
  14. Just watch out for Santa if he starts slipping...

    Just watch out for Santa if he starts slipping you candy and invites you for a sleepover...
  15. Bandwidth varies by time of day for same programming, even PPV

    I've noticed over the last year that we've seen a definite decline in bandwidth on all programming.

    I believe that the bandwidth is being sucked out of regular broadcasting and being devoted to...
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    Maestro can blot out that scrolling text line...

    Maestro can blot out that scrolling text line easily. This is a separate issue from inserting your own subtitles.

    Just make a .bmp bitmap that has a black rectangle where desired and white...
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    You could make a simple mod to tivovbi code to...

    You could make a simple mod to tivovbi code to generate the text-based type of closed captions. DvdMaestro's Help file shows this is the format for the text files, called the .stl format. Scenarist...
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    Oh! My bad. Well, if you're talking about...

    Oh! My bad.

    Well, if you're talking about putting CC on a DVD, you'd have to do some kind of re-encoding of the whole stream and extract the captions on the Tivo, I think. Sounds difficult. ...
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    Just go back to TyTool v8r3 until the kinks get...

    Just go back to TyTool v8r3 until the kinks get worked out of FAE. I cut the starts/ends all the time with it, never a problem.
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    Not to be annoying but... It occurred to me...

    Not to be annoying but...

    It occurred to me that it might be handy to have the show title, channel number, and start/end times (GST time) and total number of chunks embedded in the .key file. The...
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    Just do a simple mod to the available tivovbi...

    Just do a simple mod to the available tivovbi source code.

    Here's a few threads from alt.org, search for 'osd' and 'vbi' and 'ioctl' over there:

    AltOrgPhpWiki - Tivo VBI This is their official...
  22. Sticky: 1- Brand/make/model/year? Toshiba SD-H400 (a...

    1- Brand/make/model/year?

    Toshiba SD-H400 (a late-year 2003 model combination Series 2 SA Tivo & DVD unit)

    2- Software to split/process TyStream?

    all versions of Tytool, going back to the...
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    Sounds great. I seldom stop in and read threads...

    Sounds great. I seldom stop in and read threads these days and had no idea you had made such progress on FAE. I had thought we'd never get a solution to this. As for speed, I'm happy with my...
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    jbc, the Series 2 units use a MIPS cpu for all...

    jbc, the Series 2 units use a MIPS cpu for all its processing, unlike the Series 1 which use a PPC cpu for handling the GUI and database and two STI5505 decoders/display chips. The boot299.btl file...
  25. ATI Turns All-in-Wonder Cards into Home Video Servers

    It might be interesting to see how easily the Radeon HMO options can be adapted to the Tivo/Xbox streaming projects that our Tivo developers are working on already.

    At any rate, I thought that any...
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    Get the DVD version of this unit. Bundled...

    Get the DVD version of this unit.

    Bundled software is OK.

    It kind of takes over your system to muster enough resources but recording quality is acceptable. Standard codecs, Ulead VideoStudio...
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    Very nice Farscape menu there.

    Very nice Farscape menu there.
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    scanman, nice rig. Wish I had enough room for a...

    scanman, nice rig. Wish I had enough room for a projector. I've been looking at monitors and am waiting to let the prices fall a little and try to find something that will last a few years. The...
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    The -double option invokes doublebuffering. I've...

    The -double option invokes doublebuffering. I've seen many others mention that using it is pretty essential to getting their mplayer to work.

    The '-vop pp=lb' invokes linear blend deinterlacing. ...
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    (blush) It's just a dumb little command line...

    (blush) It's just a dumb little command line options change (-vop pp=lb).

    I kind of wondered if it is related to a specific OS (WinXP) or a particular video card driver (ATI cards).
    ...
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    Alternate .jar file

    RxMan:

    I had the same problems. I could play a ty file from the hard drive or I could connect to the Tivo and play by FSID. But when I'd invoke the GUI, I'd get nothing for video. Just sound.
    ...
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    I've installed everything as you described and...

    I've installed everything as you described and done the checks ('ping tivo') as well.

    When I run the mplayer.bat file, the DOS prompt opens and vserver delivers a listing of the NowShowing. At...
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    also from the review: "plus dedicated hardware...

    also from the review: "plus dedicated hardware decode support for MPEG-2 Transport Stream".

    Have I missed something here? I thought normal players played program streams. And isn't DTivo a...
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    Thanks, Josh. I'm there. Downloading the latest...

    Thanks, Josh. I'm there. Downloading the latest version now. I guess the problem is that I'm so content with something that has worked so well for so long.

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    Now I have...
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    I'm using Tytool 6r3. I just reinstalled my...

    I'm using Tytool 6r3. I just reinstalled my DTivo and thought I'd get my old stuff working before trying newer stuff. I'll give the latest one a try soon. I was glad for the speed increase in the...
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    Using an Athlon 1800+, Linksys 10/100 NIC and...

    Using an Athlon 1800+, Linksys 10/100 NIC and 10/100 switch, WinXP with my TurboNet and using TyTool 6r3 in single-socket mode and splitting to m2a/m2v files (Vsplit mode):

    Using original driver:...
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    Strange. I'm getting the same when using...

    Strange. I'm getting the same when using dual-tuner setup. In single-tuner setup, I get to 15%. Then it just locks.

    [darn, now I can't remember which was which. But one locks at 15% and the...
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    Yeah, I thought the Lifetime was for the owner,...

    Yeah, I thought the Lifetime was for the owner, not the Tivo.

    Maybe you can get some ambulance-chaser to file a class action suit. There might be more people who have been rooked on this by...
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    I think you got 'eBayed'. Ritek appears to...

    I think you got 'eBayed'.

    Ritek appears to supply a lot of the generic label rebranded DVD-Rs as well as their own branded label. Naturally, the branded Riteks are more expensive and are the...
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    Nice work. Keep us posted. Some of us never...

    Nice work. Keep us posted.

    Some of us never could get the Java automation scripts to work correctly. So your effort might help the rest of us to enjoy mplayer in a more straightforward way.
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    I think the Lifetime Service is for the owner,...

    I think the Lifetime Service is for the owner, not for the unit itself. I don't think it was transferrable with the machine.

    Also, they may be getting more hostile to the old units because of the...
  42. I would suggest there is a limit to how much time...

    I would suggest there is a limit to how much time you might want to spend on supporting the cheesiest players in all creation. Maybe you should draw the line with the Apex line and price range,...
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    I'm curious about your remark. Is the extraction...

    I'm curious about your remark. Is the extraction of music channels considered forbidden by Dtivo folk or are you just saying that our developers aren't interested in supporting it?
  44. Thread: HUBS vs SWITCHES

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    I use a plain 5-port Linksys with a Linksys NIC...

    I use a plain 5-port Linksys with a Linksys NIC and Turbonet NIC on WinXP. I use 'auto' for duplex and it shows full duplex.

    Speeds are a pretty steady 1.2 - 1.3 megs per second.

    My results...
  45. Most of us use TeraTerm for telnet. I do the...

    Most of us use TeraTerm for telnet. I do the following to automate the tserver startup.

    In Teraterm.ini, I set StartupMacro=TYTOOL.TTL. I then created the TYTOOL.TTL file in the TeraTerm...
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    Last month, I saw a notice of a new DVD player...

    Last month, I saw a notice of a new DVD player that has built-in timeshifting and PVR capability. I don't know if anyone has started hacking that player yet.
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    Now you've really done it. Now everybody will...

    Now you've really done it. Now everybody will start doing Tivo case mods. Like we weren't already more possessed than Linda Blair in The Exorcist. Give it a month and people will start posting...
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    Music to my ears. Using Xbox to stream Tivo video...

    Music to my ears. Using Xbox to stream Tivo video is one very cool hack.
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    d7o and cwingert, you guys are just blowing me...

    d7o and cwingert, you guys are just blowing me away with your superb coding and bold vision for these media players.

    This is better than foreplay. I love the anticipation, just waiting for my...
  50. Hey, I can't find the motion-menus feature! :p ...

    Hey, I can't find the motion-menus feature! :p

    Just as the other project shows what can be accomplished by a team using open source with good results, your work shows just how much can be...
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    Like many others, I was having problems with...

    Like many others, I was having problems with mplayer. Wouldn't play local file or stream but it could get a show listing and would play the audio from the Tivo. If I clicked back and forth between...
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    I saw the MAX mixup too. I wondered if it was...

    I saw the MAX mixup too. I wondered if it was some sinister upgrade but it doesn't seem too likely if they were playing that Spanish film at the same time.
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    Nice work, Leo. Nearly all the Tivo folk...

    Nice work, Leo.

    Nearly all the Tivo folk enjoyed it. And Tivo (as a brand name) benefitted. I'm sure we've picked up some new hobbyists here at DealDatabase from your efforts.

    Your recent...
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    Olaf and Josh have had FTP dump sites where...

    Olaf and Josh have had FTP dump sites where people sent the most problematic streams. Maybe you could ask them if they'd let this guy, Oscar, have access to them.
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    I like this idea of standard Tivo-side server. ...

    I like this idea of standard Tivo-side server. Perhaps with some kind of extension hooks for plugins like Olaf's indexer or mplayer or FTP or XNS streaming. It should support Olaf's and Josh's...
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    If Olaf is planning to be on Screen Savers as a...

    If Olaf is planning to be on Screen Savers as a guest to talk about his work, don't you think that might lead to legal issues? I thought we were supposed to keep a low profile to avoid notice by the...
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    You read my mind. What with Riley's FTP code and...

    You read my mind. What with Riley's FTP code and Josh releasing his server code, this is exactly what I had in mind. Also wanted to reproduce a Tivo remote's color image on-screen in two or more...
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    JJBliss: Any chance you might release the source...

    JJBliss: Any chance you might release the source for VirtualTivoRemote? Doesn't matter if you think it's sloppy. I'd like to work on it a bit and didn't want to go re-invent the wheel, find all...
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    I tried recording Wrestlemania XIX last night, 4...

    I tried recording Wrestlemania XIX last night, 4 hours long.

    In Tytool6r3, it is reported in "Now Playing:" as 1206MB. But after that, it shows 20 FSIDs, indicating it is actually more like...
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    Ok! I'll try it then. Tonight. Yah, my reading...

    Ok! I'll try it then. Tonight. Yah, my reading comprehension is obviously dropping.
    Sounds very good. Maybe you'll whip up some cool stuff for Xbox extraction or even streaming. X-Box...
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    Nice project. This could develop into some very...

    Nice project. This could develop into some very nice solutions.
  62. You know, fried crow digests better with a little...

    You know, fried crow digests better with a little ketsup on it. ; )

    This is some nice work. I hope to see some convergence with other projects for Tivo folk.

    So, Riley, is anyone working on...
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    Looking forward to the new version. I've been so...

    Looking forward to the new version. I've been so happy with Tytool and my success with the older versions that I've been too lazy to install the newer ones.

    I'm just spoiled. You've made it all...
  64. Sometimes, the guide lies about the Dolby tracks....

    Sometimes, the guide lies about the Dolby tracks. And sometimes it claims one type of Dolby and you get the other kind instead. I think it's wrong more often than right.

    You never know until the...
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    Essentially, the legal restrictions are likely to...

    Essentially, the legal restrictions are likely to be no different from your present use of VCRs.

    Your idea is outstanding. Since most large school districts and educations service bureaus pay...
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    Look over on the other ty->dvd thread that's...

    Look over on the other ty->dvd thread that's active now. Others are reporting good compatibility with the new Sonic but that their input files grow quite a bit. But not as much as you're reporting.
  67. I've noticed the same thing. Except for the most...

    I've noticed the same thing. Except for the most expensive types of broadcast (boxing, wrasslin'), the bandwidth is down, even on PPVs. I think they are using less Dolby 5.1 than they did before.
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    Re: Re: Good Source Of Dvd Covers (jpg)

    I get mine there. Also Google image search or regular search. Amazon also has some smaller graphics of DVD or VHS covers (click on the little image to get a bigger one). Those are my three main...
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    Any way to tell which drive you have without...

    Any way to tell which drive you have without opening the X-Box case, like by the serial number? Mine just came from Walmart so I assumed it's the newer unit. I'm wary about the DVD replacement...
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    Which mod chip are you using? Do you use XMP or...

    Which mod chip are you using? Do you use XMP or just the DVD remote package to play DVD-Rs?

    I bought one a few weeks ago and was ready to get an Xecuter 2 modchip but had decided to take it back...
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    I've been using Nero too. I'm hearing from some...

    I've been using Nero too. I'm hearing from some sources that RecordNow (Veritas?) produces more compatible discs. Anyone know for sure or heard about this claim?
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    Somehow, I got it to start burning a disc way...

    Somehow, I got it to start burning a disc way back when I first tried it but haven't gotten it to work again.

    I gave up on it because so many people have said that it required the old...
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    Since you paid with a credit card, file a...

    Since you paid with a credit card, file a complaint against both of them with the SEC for credit card fraud. They are required to investigate any allegation of fraud. You'd be surprised how quickly...
  74. Nice find, Pr. At last, people can start...

    Nice find, Pr.

    At last, people can start moving away from the Spruce products to a consumer level authoring package.

    Have you found a way to use regular vsplit files from Tytool in...
  75. Try calling them up to ask if you can pay for...

    Try calling them up to ask if you can pay for your PPV's and then they can bill you for them and, once paid, they can clear them off your purchases list. No technical reason why they can't do it,...
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    Cap has given a fair review of the two here. ...

    Cap has given a fair review of the two here. Tytool has been our mainstay with hundreds of thousands of DVDs successfully burned but olaf's tydemux is becoming useful and addresses some needs that...
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    Though a little clumsy, you can use -j and -l...

    Though a little clumsy, you can use -j and -l options in vsplit or use the Jump and Length options in TyTool to jump to the AC2/AC6 segments you want after you use audiocheck to find which GOP chunk...
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    Re: ARGH!

    Go back and tell them that you believe that they are deliberately defrauding you of legitimate bank services to which you are entitled (do it when the lobby is full of customers) and that you will...
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    A convergence in functionality between the two...

    A convergence in functionality between the two leading projects is not a bad thing. It could be a Good Thing. Not that I'm telling anyone what they should do. I'm grateful for whatever I'm given...
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    I do like the part with GopEdit where you can...

    I do like the part with GopEdit where you can chop off the beginning of the movie. I've had DVD's where I had to really fight or chop the credits to get two movies to fit on a DVD. Sometimes,...
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    Me, me. I want 4+ episodes of things too. I...

    Me, me. I want 4+ episodes of things too.

    I like hearing about a new TyTool. I'm so used to it and it's no-brainer buillt-in networking, I'm just to lazy even to try anything else. In short,...
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    Re: Audio problems cutting the start of program.

    Well, I read that Intervideo's codec is integral to the new Windows Media Center suite for entertainment appliances. There's some mention of Intervideo at Microsoft's web site for Windows Media...
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    You mean the actual boot segment contained in...

    You mean the actual boot segment contained in boot299 (small code segment at the beginning of the file) or do you mean the entire file? Have you run a relocation utility on the oslink? How...
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    I kind of suspect that Rushbo might have just...

    I kind of suspect that Rushbo might have just paid his tech to do this for him.

    Can't quite picture him reading 5,000 threads and FAQs here, downloading and burning an upgrade disk, making a Bash...
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    For what it's worth, there seems to be a lot of...

    For what it's worth, there seems to be a lot of people using the JB units over at Tivo Community Forum.
    Two pages of search results on '8MB cache'.

    But I think that Tivo standalone units have had...
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    Now you're toying with us. Can't wait to see it.

    Now you're toying with us. Can't wait to see it.
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    Did you ever hear anything from user 'jamesband'...

    Did you ever hear anything from user 'jamesband' who was on your original thread about the 2MB cache vs. 8MB cache. He's a PC tech by day and said he ordered an 80GB 8meg cache drive when you...
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    Re: Same here...

    This is exactly why I didn't buy the JB drives. I've never heard a straight answer from anyone running the JB drives in their Tivo. I know that the most knowledgable people here at DD advised...
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    Probably a grey-market unit, manufactured for the...

    Probably a grey-market unit, manufactured for the overseas market but bought up and sold here as a low-priced drive. Some unscrupulous dealers do this without telling the customer that such units...
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    I went over to eBay to look and saw 4 items...

    I went over to eBay to look and saw 4 items answering my search for Direct Tivo. None of the four claimed lifetime sub. One insisted it was unmodified.

    Searching for DirecTivo brought up two...
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    Anyone done a diff on the 3.1 vs. 2.5 files? Are...

    Anyone done a diff on the 3.1 vs. 2.5 files? Are there more than three bytes differing?

    Just curious.
  92. I've followed this story too. I was surprised...

    I've followed this story too. I was surprised they didn't terminate their system at the first sign of trouble.

    However, they really had established a de facto N*pster system. It never got popular...
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    Well, if you think it through, I don't think that...

    Well, if you think it through, I don't think that there is some special Tivo functionality that DTV will use spending limits for. The spending limits are integral to all DTV systems from day one and...
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    Today's Sesame Street has been brought to you by...

    Today's Sesame Street has been brought to you by the letter 'P' and the digits '5' and '2'.

    I think we're having a few too many public messages relating to these topics lately. PM's are a nice...
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    An obvious problem: your Tivo thinks you're gay...

    An obvious problem: your Tivo thinks you're gay
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    I like Hex Workshop myself but most any hex...

    I like Hex Workshop myself but most any hex editor will do. They're not exactly rocket science.

    Use IdaPro 4.17 or later. Look for it elsewhere or ask around. Some people here put up FTP's from...
  97. Actually, it might be hard for people to offer...

    Actually, it might be hard for people to offer any help when we can't examine your vobs directly with various tools like IfoEdit to try to find the problems.

    Maybe you should consider releasing it...
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    Well, I'll be happy to have the new work but...

    Well, I'll be happy to have the new work but please release it when you're satisfied with it. This is a hobby and everyone should be enjoying it. Especially the authors of hot utils (like you and...
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    Well, I didn't write what you quoted and...

    Well, I didn't write what you quoted and attributed to me but I don't care much. This isn't exactly a theological issue.

    I don't really want to see a lot of messages on these topics but I still...
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    Re: How popular are Tivos :-)

    Personally, I'd rather have a Tivo than an outhouse.
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    Exactly right. Who knows, maybe Rick just wants...

    Exactly right. Who knows, maybe Rick just wants an extra card to sell on Fleabay for a quick $75. And that wouldn't be card hacking or service theft either.
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    Thanks, Wooly!

    Thanks, Wooly!
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    Wooly, I've got about 125 white-label DvdPro...

    Wooly,

    I've got about 125 white-label DvdPro media onhand that I got from Supermediastore.com. From what you've said, I gather these are made by Princo and are just rebranded for discount. Is...
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    Don't hold your breath for Tivo PIP on Series I. ...

    Don't hold your breath for Tivo PIP on Series I. Just not enough hardware.

    I am running the exact same thing you are with the addition of a TivoNet and Tytool. I'm perfectly happy.

    At the...
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    Incurable optimist. Windows has detected mouse...

    Incurable optimist.

    Windows has detected mouse movement. Computer will now reboot.
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    I was just ribbing Riley a little. I don't care...

    I was just ribbing Riley a little. I don't care if he releases it (but I'd download it in a flash if he did).
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    Bookmarked. Thanks for your efforts, Warren. ...

    Bookmarked. Thanks for your efforts, Warren. Looking forward to any further efforts as you have time and inclination.
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    Gee, Riley, I hope none of that unreleased code...

    Gee, Riley, I hope none of that unreleased code is GPLed. :rolleyes:

    What do you mean, I can't have my cake and eat it too?
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    As far as the original topic of the thread,...

    As far as the original topic of the thread, didn't I read somewhere that Sony was making a new DVD-R drive? That it wasn't going to support DVD+R? Seem to recall it.

    I think the +R/+RW media...
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    Re: A03 and the cheap Princo Media

    Hmm... I tried one 2x with DvdPro media on my DVR103 and it froze twenty minutes in. I hadn't heard anyone claim to get such outstanding results with the DvdPro media. A lot of people claim...
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    Hopefully, jdiner's release of his visual...

    Hopefully, jdiner's release of his visual editor/demuxer this week will solve the need for such a series of protracted operations that a lot of people find problematic.

    I think Josh and Olaf have...
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    Regards, Olaf. I hope you're making progress...

    Regards, Olaf.

    I hope you're making progress toward your 0.4.0 release. Please don't worry quite so much over source releases just because you're GPL. Just make it the way you want it and...
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    Looking forward to your upcoming release and glad...

    Looking forward to your upcoming release and glad you're feeling somewhat better.

    Maybe you could start a new Jdiner's Muxing/GopEditor sticky thread when you release it. This one is getting long...
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    Best wishes in the New Year, Josh. I hope you're...

    Best wishes in the New Year, Josh. I hope you're well or at least better.

    I'll drop by here from time to time.
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    The IBM drives are generally quite good. I have...

    The IBM drives are generally quite good. I have the Deskstar 60GB for my main drive, a well-regarded drive in the industry.

    I've always bought the Western Digital drives and have owned quite a...
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    When the drives with the 8MB buffers came out, we...

    When the drives with the 8MB buffers came out, we were all hot for them but were told at various sites that they would not be reliable with Tivos.

    Also, the WD1200BB is only a 2MB cache. No...
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    Can Ghost 2002/2003 be used to backup a working...

    Can Ghost 2002/2003 be used to backup a working Tivo drive (40GB) and then restore it to a larger drive (120GB). Or will that fail without further adjustments to notify the unit of the larger...
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    Usually, the zmodem send will work okay but isn't...

    Usually, the zmodem send will work okay but isn't 100% for me either.

    Sometimes it helps to manually initiate the Tivo receiving a Zmodem transfer by using 'rz' to force it to look for Zmodem...
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    You might try PlanetReplay...

    You might try PlanetReplay for more info.
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    Hadn't heard this. I thought Tivo had indicated...

    Hadn't heard this. I thought Tivo had indicated they would enable the USB Ethernet on Series Two devices in v3.1.

    Too bad they didn't do it.
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    Go do the family thing. No need to explain...

    Go do the family thing. No need to explain anything, Olaf.

    It's not like anyone is paying you a salary or something. It's just a hobby. We'll be happy with anything you distribute, whenever you...
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    I think I read a post by someone the other day...

    I think I read a post by someone the other day that they were extracting a one-hour video from Tivo via serial and it took something like three days.

    I'm not sure if anyone has ever completed a...
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    Given the relatively uniform practice of upping...

    Given the relatively uniform practice of upping the volume of commercials, sometimes to ridiculous levels, would monitoring the audio stream and calculating its relative volume be of any help in...
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    So, it's all perfectly legal except for these...

    So, it's all perfectly legal except for these horrible little omissions that break the MPEG standard in much the same sense that a roadmap is a perfectly good map even if it omits those portions of...
  125. Many subscribers have used it and/or the NoLogs...

    Many subscribers have used it and/or the NoLogs scripts to keep their machines from updating software or reporting on their viewing habits.

    It's discussion of the use of FixSub to steal service...
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    I would think that you'd want to add/remove the...

    I would think that you'd want to add/remove the B-frames and leave the stream intact. Maybe you can offer the option of removing these segments in other frame rates later.

    You know, this matter...
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    Industry reporting indicates that DTV has for the...

    Industry reporting indicates that DTV has for the time being frozen the replacement of the ten million subscribed HU cards with the more secure P4 cards for all units except the DTivos. There are...
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    You may have noticed that some programs played...

    You may have noticed that some programs played directly on the DTivo live have sync problems too.

    DTV doesn't always maintain perfectly A/V. I've noticed it in the last few years. It even...
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    I set up my terminal to invoke it automatically...

    I set up my terminal to invoke it automatically via macro when I telnet in to the box.

    When I quit, the server dies of neglect but I generally kill it manually first. We had a thread here with...
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    You have my entire sympathies. Last year, my...

    You have my entire sympathies. Last year, my eardrum burst. Actually, exploded describes it better. Went to doctor. He decided to prod into the other one and I barely missed having the other one...
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    We'll all be happy when Josh comes back. We'll...

    We'll all be happy when Josh comes back.

    We'll be happy with his new release of muxing/editing.

    We'll be happy when Olaf achieves the goals he and the others are working toward with their...
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    Re: Confirmation I'm an ***** please.

    I always had the impression that the more knowledgable people here said that it didn't matter if you ran Xtreme as long as you subscribe.

    The primary reason not to allow an Xtreme'd Dtivo call in...
  133. Riley: "bandwidth is the biggest bottleneck but...

    Riley: "bandwidth is the biggest bottleneck but not really a problem."

    Interesting to get so much out of such painfully limited hardware but Linux really shines at this stuff.

    Post a thread...
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    For permanent reference, you can find the article...

    For permanent reference, you can find the article here at FreeRepublic.com: How to Set Your TiVo Profile Straight

    Utilizing fair use clause for a brief quote from the article:

    Another good...
  135. You guys are shoppers extradinaires. Nice...

    You guys are shoppers extradinaires.

    Nice finds. Just what a DTivo nerd needs for Christmas. If only I could justify replacing my A03. My only trouble is, the darn thing still works fine and my...
  136. Well, that's what I thought too. I thought you...

    Well, that's what I thought too. I thought you implied that 2 megs is a practical rate we should routinely expect. But I recall people that got close. Maybe we should run a poll thread to see what...
  137. Given the claims generally made by the open...

    Given the claims generally made by the open source community for open source team development and the fact that jdiner is working alone (not to mention all your own past comments), I'm very surprised...
  138. Not unless I move to Utah. Nice state though. ...

    Not unless I move to Utah. Nice state though. The young people are actually polite.
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    Some nice work here, gosquad. I knew you'd...

    Some nice work here, gosquad.

    I knew you'd been up to something 'cause you were so quiet. And we all know you're a Tivo maniac... :)
  140. I'm going to ask the moderators to establish a...

    I'm going to ask the moderators to establish a theology forum.
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    Nor should you. Keep pressing to the finish...

    Nor should you.

    Keep pressing to the finish line. Then just let the flamers argue with success.

    Eagerly awaiting your final version and resisting the urge to patch...
  142. All's well that ends well. This forum is...

    All's well that ends well.

    This forum is getting a little pissy lately. Just take it all with a grain of salt, groundhog.
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    Damn, now I'm showing wood here after that lurid...

    Damn, now I'm showing wood here after that lurid description.

    Eagerly awaiting your official release.
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    My first thought was the same as misato's. There...

    My first thought was the same as misato's. There is, after all, a lot more winking spam content than would be needed for just updating the guide/Showcase/Mag features. Especially if they want to...
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    Thanks for the info, guys. It just makes me more...

    Thanks for the info, guys. It just makes me more grateful than ever to have jdiner's fine TyTool with no hidden behaviors.
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    Does TivoWeb sabotage other hacks as reported?

    On this web page, Experiences with TiVo MPEG video under Linux (last updated Sep 9, 2002), I found the following info and wanted to know if it is true and which custom scripts might be affected.
    ...
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    Do a cold boot to fix the problem with it making...

    Do a cold boot to fix the problem with it making unkind remarks about your dubious HU cards. You may have to do some HU fixup first. You really should know better than to try a swap a hacked HU to...
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    Re: Make 594-598 act like regular PPVs?

    Oh right. Typical plot: in-out, in-out, lick-lick-lick, oh-baby-oh-baby.

    But you did make me laugh.
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    This is dead-on. Batten thy boxen, I trow!

    This is dead-on. Batten thy boxen, I trow!
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    A friend got the Apex AD-1100 from Walmart. He...

    A friend got the Apex AD-1100 from Walmart. He has played over 50 of my TyDVD's in it, all authored with Maestro.

    They all played fine.

    I don't like the layout of the 1100's remote.

    I...
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