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    Can someone please post the MD5 of the Broflovski...

    Can someone please post the MD5 of the Broflovski TivoHD image so I know the file is correct? Is it 96adf05041ceeffd70e72a430c9cba42 ?

    Thanks
  2. Large B drives - How do I properly update the Superheader to include HDB4 and HDB5?

    First let me say it really SUCKS that MFSlive and Winmfs have the same unfixed bugs they did 3+ years ago

    I am trying to add a "B" drive larger than 1tb without using a modified kernel or wasting...
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    That is where I took the original combined...

    That is where I took the original combined SATA/Power cable and connected a power splitter to it. It was the easiest way to add two internal drives without cutting anything.

    The plug is combined...
  4. Mr. Broflovski on TCF posted here...

    Mr. Broflovski on TCF posted here http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/showthread.php?p=7823170#post7823170


    Is this someone we know? Was this image created the proper way (as indicated in this...
  5. SSD suggestions! Concatenation with modified partition layout? Shrunken A drive?

    I want to use an SSD. I had a brilliant idea that has been foiled by the partition layout of the tivo. The purpose is to increase the responsiveness of the OS and database. I have so many channels,...
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    Try installing it with no ram. This disables the...

    Try installing it with no ram. This disables the cache portion and lets the network function. What version of drivers did you install?
    Connect the drive back to the computer and get a copy of the...
  7. I know that partitions 1-9 can have the locations...

    I know that partitions 1-9 can have the locations manually adjusted using standard tools but what about MFS app/media partitions? Is there a way for me to move the location of partitions 10-15 or are...
  8. The mistakes and experiments I've made hacking my...

    The mistakes and experiments I've made hacking my TiVos has taught me much about the inner workings of the *nix operating systems (including the variety of live cd's I used)
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    Sticky: Would someone be so kind as to share the Hybrid...

    Would someone be so kind as to share the Hybrid Tivo HD image with me? I'd like to play with it (the one using the THDXL partitions but with THD files installed on it)


    I happened to have my...
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    Yes it would with two catches, Anyone sitting...

    Yes it would with two catches,
    Anyone sitting at your TV would be stuck watching the same program that was being displayed by the slingbox
    You can only watch shows when you have an internet...
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    Are you still within the period in which you can...

    Are you still within the period in which you can return the premier?
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    Perhaps we shouldn't assume the second core has...

    Perhaps we shouldn't assume the second core has been disabled because of instability or lack of testing. What if security issues are the reason its not currently enabled?

    drmuzik: No offense...
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    In case anyone cares this USB stick installer for...

    In case anyone cares this USB stick installer for many flavors of linux is AWESOME http://www.pendrivelinux.com/universal-usb-installer-easy-as-1-2-3/

    I used it to install Ubuntu and...
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    Know of a livecd distro with GNU ddrescue?

    I would like to find a livecd that has the GNU ddrescue built in. This tool performs the same functions as dd_rhelp+dd_rescue (notice the underscore) except that its integrated into a single binary. ...
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    noors32 is a spam account. The posts seem real...

    noors32 is a spam account. The posts seem real but i have seen the exact text before.
  16. Thanks to everyone who got this all sorted out. I...

    Thanks to everyone who got this all sorted out. I now realize why a Tivo would screw up after an update when using the dirty THDXL image on THD.

    Do one of you want to make a super clean image? I...
  17. I am starting to think my drive is failing and...

    I am starting to think my drive is failing and that the onboard kickstart smart testing on the Tivo and Smart warnings are USELESS! My tivo has two identical MAXTOR STM31000340AS and below you can...
  18. Any advice on how to figure out the source? I...

    Any advice on how to figure out the source? I removed the drives from the Tivo and saw some kernel log entries that may help.



    I tried to use Seatools to check the status of my drives (maxtor...
  19. Stuttering issue I have never seen and its driving me MAD!! (not hard drive)

    I am having a problem with my TivoHD which I can't figure out how to troubleshoot.

    I have a few offending videos saved and wonder if anyone has a place I could upload a sample so some of you could...
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    Is the box with the "disabled core" logs running...

    Is the box with the "disabled core" logs running the latest OS?
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    That is a good image. You have to use the...

    That is a good image.
    You have to use the MFStools to restore it, not WinMFS.
    I suggest using the MFSLive bootcd and storing that image file on a USB key.
    There is a high possibility that your...
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    Are you saying you already downloaded an image...

    Are you saying you already downloaded an image file? If so what was the file name? I can help you figure out how to apply it.
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    When the drive fails the data cannot always be...

    When the drive fails the data cannot always be recovered from the bad sectors. So hardware failure ends up equaling corruption.

    You may even have spare sectors left on the drive but have corruption
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    You can do a "byte perfect" copy of the drive...

    You can do a "byte perfect" copy of the drive then expand the remaining space. I think this is referred to as the bumwine method.

    That said I wouldn't do it! If your drive is corrupted wouldn't...
  25. Plainbill : Jamie is right that I am trying to...

    Plainbill : Jamie is right that I am trying to duplicated the WinMFS feature of "supersize" in a linux environment. One of the big selling points of WinMFS is to magically give you more hours of...
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    The implementation brings up a possible important...

    The implementation brings up a possible important difference between the THD and S3. The S3 actually has two separate SATA channels where as the THD is a single channel with a port multiplier....
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    Hmm, you could connect an antenna. It has higher...

    Hmm, you could connect an antenna. It has higher bitrates than the cable versions of each channel.

    Alternatively you could make a wishlist that has the rating TV-G with an OR statement to the...
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    Make an automatic record wishlist with the only...

    Make an automatic record wishlist with the only option being "category : HD" and it will test it real well for you ;)I did this to test my 2TB and I was surprised at how fast the drive will filled...
  29. Thank you for this tool. It was very helpful. ...

    Thank you for this tool. It was very helpful.

    With the right command line parameters it seems this could be a way to "SuperSize" any TiVo hard drive from a linux environment. Is that the case?
    ...
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    I have recordings in HD but I don't know where to...

    I have recordings in HD but I don't know where to look.
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    Wouldn't you have to modify the kernel to make...

    Wouldn't you have to modify the kernel to make that assignment? I thought the device configuration was mapped to the specific "IDE" channel. I don't remember HDA/SDA being assigned automatically to...
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    Why not copy what the THD has,,, get an ESATA...

    Why not copy what the THD has,,, get an ESATA header and attach it to the internal port of the S3 and drill a hole in the back case where it can sit.
  33. Thread: hr21 question

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    As Hanzo97 said, it will ask for the phone line...

    As Hanzo97 said, it will ask for the phone line but will continue to function normally if you don't plug one in.
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    Perfect! What if the video has a DD audio...

    Perfect!

    What if the video has a DD audio track?
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    Maximum mpeg "quality" possible for an S2?

    Next to my THD I have an S2 which I use for playing/recording DVD, archival of shows and MRV with a Slingbox attached. Obviously the HD recordings on my THD will not transfer over so I am planning to...
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    I'm sorry for bumping this thread but I couldnt...

    I'm sorry for bumping this thread but I couldnt find a good one. Here goes -

    I have two adapters that work with S2 tivos with some caveats.

    One labeled "Airlink101 USB 2.0 Ethernet adapter."...
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    I don't know if these files are any good but here...

    I don't know if these files are any good but here is something I found on my hard drive. My S1 is not at the house I am at.

    http://rapidshare.com/files/221976511/bin.zip.html
  38. If anyone is willing to write this software I...

    If anyone is willing to write this software I have three THD at my disposal to test with. One with two internal 1TB drives, a second one with a 1tb drive and a third unit with no modifications at...
  39. Couldn't it work similar to Toshiba_unlock /...

    Couldn't it work similar to Toshiba_unlock / sd-h400_unlock ? Think of it like the QAM mapping service that was offered on DDB. That was for people who didn't hack their unit.

    If you did modify...
  40. I don't think it will help but I know where to...

    I don't think it will help but I know where to get the firmware updates for your TV. What is the specific model and do you have a couple of USB flash drives handy?

    If its a 42inch or larger set I...
  41. E-SATA and approved drive "list" on the THD. Possible to add more?

    I played with the idea of reflashing the firmware of an off the shelf drive so that it reported the same info to the TiVo. I got distracted and forgot about it.

    Today I saw this thread ...
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    I thought the DVD units came with a lower level...

    I thought the DVD units came with a lower level of TiVo service that allowed it to function with no subscription?
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    I only suggested to use the number in another...

    I only suggested to use the number in another state with a test call, not that you should continue to use it.

    In the past I have received the service not available message. If you search the TCF...
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    I bet the external modem is working fine. TiVo...

    I bet the external modem is working fine. TiVo has been having an issue with series 1 units and the connection to home. May I suggest you to use this http://www3.tivo.com/tivo-misc/popfinder.do and...
  45. Aspect ratio issues. I am about to cry. Why hasn't TiVo fixed this yet?

    Many of you are probably aware of the HDMI aspect ratio flag bug. If not the long story short is that everything sent over HDMI is flagged as 16:9 if you choose a 16:9 display. If you want to use the...
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    You could transplant the crypto chip. I find...

    You could transplant the crypto chip.

    I find it hard to believe the internal modem and the serial port are both dead. I think you should try again to get the modem working.
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    That's very interesting. Side question, are you...

    That's very interesting. Side question, are you able to transfer digital SD to your S2 from the THD?
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    LS shows nothing or it gives you an error?

    LS shows nothing or it gives you an error?
  49. You are being lazy! Here are the installation...

    You are being lazy! Here are the installation steps -

    Copy the file to your tivo
    telnet into the tivo and goto the directory you saved it to
    run "tar xvzf tivowebplus-v2.1.b3-090121.tgz" to...
  50. You misunderstood. Yes TiVoWeb (and plus) are...

    You misunderstood.
    Yes TiVoWeb (and plus) are "Linux" but they are meant to be installed ON THE TiVo ITSELF. Once that is done you need no special software to access it besides a recent web browser.
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    Mine was for XP Post edited :)

    Mine was for XP
    Post edited :)
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    There is a thread about CCI hacks and one of the...

    There is a thread about CCI hacks and one of the issues (that may no effect you) was the inability to transfer from a hacked CCI unit to a non hacked CCI unit. You should look through that thread.
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    I know I had a good idea at the time I replied to...

    I know I had a good idea at the time I replied to this,,, but at the moment it eludes me! LOL

    However it would be great if this was web driven through TWP with the ability to allow lineup changes...
  54. This recent thread has a couple from the latest...

    This recent thread has a couple from the latest version of the software http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=60567
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    tivo4mevo : Have you ever looked at the...

    tivo4mevo : Have you ever looked at the add-whole-channel.tcl script? Its a manual way to define channels and what input they are on
    Syntax - add-whole-channel.tcl <Channel ID> <Channel Num>...
  56. You win one internet. That was it!

    You win one internet. That was it!
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    Any thoughts on what...

    Any thoughts on what "rc.Sequence_650.CleanupPlanetX.sh" is for?
  58. TiVo HD Australia has no support for second drives?!

    This thread is an example of many discussions I have seen on the topic http://forums.oztivo.net/showthread.php?t=1875

    Supposedly it will be a feature you can pay extra for in the future. It also...
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    Sticky: I dislike rapishit greatly. Because of that no...

    I dislike rapishit greatly. Because of that no soup for you.
  60. Does GPT also use 32 bit addressing? I know GPT...

    Does GPT also use 32 bit addressing? I know GPT can use 4096 byte sectors (possibly higher) and APM assumes 512 only. It should be possible to use an APM with larger than 512 blocks which would...
  61. Thanks. I was able to go through many...

    Thanks.

    I was able to go through many variations of extra partitions directly on the TiVo using a PPC version of PDISK.

    I worry that any S2 or S3 running this type of hack will die during a...
  62. Crash on first call "AssertValidPointer, line 2377"

    Any advice on how to troubleshoot this?



    I'm getting a sinking feeling that my extra hack partition is to blame...
  63. Great work. I haven't taken the time to absorb...

    Great work. I haven't taken the time to absorb this all yet but -

    Does mknod exist on any of the TiVo OS?
    How else can you populate the dev list? Could makedev help?

    I'm throwing this around...
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    No. TWP does far more than just schedule...

    No. TWP does far more than just schedule recordings. Too many items to mention but for example you can reorganize your season passes without having the box stop working for two minutes straight. You...
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    That means TW in your area is not handling...

    That means TW in your area is not handling security the way it was intended. My cable company does the same thing. Supposedly Verizon does this too. It makes it easy to move the cards between devices.
  66. Perhaps the latest version of MFSLive with...

    Perhaps the latest version of MFSLive with DDrescue could get the system booting again with a new drive? Then you could extract the shows from it and reimage when done.
  67. I was hoping for that too but it seems to not be...

    I was hoping for that too but it seems to not be the case. There are a few old threads floating around where people reported problems.
    The release notes for Instant cake show the following
    ...
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    I thought the binary for changing the TSN was...

    I thought the binary for changing the TSN was included from the factory. Or was that only S1 units? Try /tvbin/crypto -u -ssn "XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX"
  69. What happened on 08-02-2004 ? 1700 people viewed the forum at once that day

    If you look at the bottom of the main forum page it says

    "Most users ever online was 1,721, 08-02-2004 at 10:59 AM."

    Was something big announced?
  70. "No Channel Data" error - possible to troubleshoot?

    I rehacked a unit from a base image. Once it was running I restarted guided setup and no matter the area code, zip code or video source (antenna or cable) it gives an error



    I then did a clear...
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    I am guessing that Supaflys will work with...

    I am guessing that Supaflys will work with MFSLive (mfstools). I know for sure the 200mb virgin image is for WinMFS.

    Hang around #tivo efnet for a while and I'm sure you will find what you need.
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    I wanted to point out that MFSLive images are not...

    I wanted to point out that MFSLive images are not compatible with MFSTools and vice versa.

    SupaFly's image is good but there is a truely virgin image on the FTP site that is only 200mb. The FTP...
  73. Does a table of compatible hardware exist (imaging)

    I am curious if a list or table exists which shows the TiVo's that can share software images.

    For example I see this thread http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=271627&postcount=929 which...
  74. Good question. I will try if I can. I have...

    Good question. I will try if I can.

    I have read many times that there was some problem with the APM (apple partition map) which limited us to 16 partitions but that doesn't seem to be the case
    ...
  75. Ok success! I ran mke2fs from the CD and I was...

    Ok success!

    I ran mke2fs from the CD and I was able to mount it while booted to the CD environment but the TiVo wouldn't mount it. I was able to mke2fs it directly on the TiVo and mount it...
  76. Shit, I may have forgot to reinitialize it. LOL...

    Shit, I may have forgot to reinitialize it. LOL let me try this again.
    Sometimes it takes a second set of eyes to open your own.
  77. Maximum partition number, I thought it was 16 but...

    I was experimenting with one of my TiVo drives and decided to create a dedicated hack partition. When making the 16th partition I get an error that "map contains more than 15 blocks - Linux may have...
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    Tail -f the mfs_ftp log and then try to transfer...

    Tail -f the mfs_ftp log and then try to transfer the file. I'm sure the error will be obvious.
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    That is EXACTLY what I am already using. Stop...

    That is EXACTLY what I am already using. Stop stealing my ideas ;)

    If anyone needs the latest XP driver for this cable I have it. 2.0.0.26

    edit: Rather than trying to send the file to everyone...
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    Even a non static IP should rarely change. Most...

    Even a non static IP should rarely change. Most good routers have dynamic DNS support built right in.

    As others have said the upstream is going to be the biggest issue. You're only hope is to pay...
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    http://thomson.tivo.googlepages.com/tivowebplus2

    http://thomson.tivo.googlepages.com/tivowebplus2
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    I assume you were talking to me LOL If the...

    I assume you were talking to me LOL
    If the version is new enough you can upgrade it right through the GUI. There is an update page on one of the tabs which even links back to the website where you...
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    I would think a properly configured VPN could do...

    I would think a properly configured VPN could do it if the correct packets were forwarded over the link.

    I assume the TiVo's discover each other through some type of broadcast?
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    Hack it so that you can run the latest version of...

    Hack it so that you can run the latest version of TiVoWebPlus which has too many features to mention.

    I personally really like the ability to reorder season passes without having the system stuck...
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    I would be curious to look over a sniff of yours...

    I would be curious to look over a sniff of yours if you do have the itch to test.

    Wireshark is still free for pretty much every popular OS :)
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    I will only try to guess that there is a bug in...

    I will only try to guess that there is a bug in the RVS4000 firmware where it isn't adjusting the MTU?
    Was your DNS server set to the router itself which handled the requests or were the TiVos...
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    V1.4 of MFSLive released today, Feb 01, 2009

    From http://mfslive.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=1121 (which is also where you should download it from)




    edit: Source code can be found here...
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    Allright. I had hoped it would at least output...

    Allright. I had hoped it would at least output the boot process without modification.

    Is there any way to modify the boot page without modifying the kernel? I know it sounds odd but I have an...
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    Not to question you but that seems odd... If you...

    Not to question you but that seems odd... If you have any season passes, wishlists or suggestions enabled it will never be able to get close to that amount of recordings.
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    If I have no modifications to the file system...

    If I have no modifications to the file system will I see any output from the serial port of a THD?
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    In case anyone is interested I have uploaded a...

    In case anyone is interested I have uploaded a completely virgin THDXL image to our favorite FTP site :)
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    Sounds like your network drivers are not...

    Sounds like your network drivers are not installed.

    Get a copy of the kernel logs and check.
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    You posted this three times! stop it

    You posted this three times! stop it
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    How did you get into guided setup in the first...

    How did you get into guided setup in the first place?
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    Works perfectly for analog cable.

    Works perfectly for analog cable.
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    You didn't give all of the information. I...

    You didn't give all of the information.

    I assume the unit was hacked already and you did a "Clear and Delete Everything" ?
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    BREAKING NEWS...

    BREAKING NEWS
    http://tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/showthread.php?p=7023244#post7023244
    and
    http://tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/showthread.php?p=7023245#post7023245
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    Haha great! Glad I could sorta help in a tiny way.

    Haha great! Glad I could sorta help in a tiny way.
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    A little bird told me it was server side...

    A little bird told me it was server side adjustments to get the suggestions working, the oversimplified version supposedly is that the S1 will no longer participate in the thumb process completely...
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    I'd be willing to bet there will not be an full...

    I'd be willing to bet there will not be an full software update for the S1.

    How about 5$?
  101. Thread: R10 PROM image

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    That sounds familiar...

    That sounds familiar...
  102. Thread: R10 PROM image

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    Does the power light blink over and over when the...

    Does the power light blink over and over when the prom is reinserted?
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    You misunderstand. He was saying "since LS isn't...

    You misunderstand. He was saying "since LS isn't on the system yet I had to navigate manually and copy one over"
  104. Here are some SD test videos. I used them with...

    Here are some SD test videos. I used them with PyTiVo and a TiVoHD
    http://sharebee.com/b9180aa6
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    Try fdisk -l It might say the drive has no...

    Try fdisk -l

    It might say the drive has no valid partitions but it will at least show what is currently detected. SATA drives are sometimes detected as /dev/hdX depending on the configuration of...
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    Hmm, maybe another member can do an MD5 on his...

    Hmm, maybe another member can do an MD5 on his copy of the telnet server and we can compare it to yours?
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    Run two daemons on different ports Connect to...

    Run two daemons on different ports
    Connect to both of them at the same time
    Exit one

    Does it still crash?
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    In a sorta related topic the whole Dish VS TiVo...

    In a sorta related topic the whole Dish VS TiVo thing has progressed. More info can be seen here http://tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/showthread.php?p=6989019

    I want your Sony remotes if you ever get...
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    Wow I gotta update my copy of VLC! Thank you...

    Wow I gotta update my copy of VLC!

    Thank you for the post and background info.
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    Go ask in the IRC. Eventually someone will help....

    Go ask in the IRC. Eventually someone will help. The image is only 200mb
  111. TiVo incorrectly handles resolutions or aspect ratios.

    This is a copy of threads on TCF. Though it would be fun to discuss here as well since the percentage of techies are higher. Please see http://tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/showthread.php?p=6983648
    ...
  112. Thread: Unfortunate News

    by ciper
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    I'm sure foul play was involved. I'm also sure...

    I'm sure foul play was involved. I'm also sure Scientology is to blame. Don't you think its odd they had him cremated so quickly?
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    The IDE primary master secondary master etc. etc....

    The IDE primary master secondary master etc. etc. etc are just so that the drives are in the same place as the instructions for people who aren't technically savvy. You may have to enable legacy SATA...
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    After all these years I don't know why but I...

    After all these years I don't know why but I thought you couldn't reduce capacity of the system in any way once it was increased.
    I wonder if WinMFS can turn a truncated backup into a single...
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    Divorce a B drive in an S1? Reduce capacity?

    I have an S1 with two drives. I want to revert to a single drive. I don't care too much about the recordings but I'd like to retain the OS and hacks.

    How can I easily migrate to a single drive?
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    Are there any plans to update Tivoserver?...

    Are there any plans to update Tivoserver? Specifically high resolution formats?
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    Lets say for a moment the software is different....

    Lets say for a moment the software is different. Couldn't I just DD all of the separate OS partitions from the Tivo HD drive onto the THD XL drive?

    This information makes me even more anxious to...
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    As mentioned above I am trying to get the...

    As mentioned above I am trying to get the partition layout of the THDXL so that I can use a 1.5tb drive in an unhacked THD.
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    I need an image from a THDXL

    Long story short - You can use the an image from a THDXL to upgrade a regular THD to a 1.5TB A drive. I need a copy since I do not own a THDXL (only THDs)
  120. My 6 month old 1TB Seagate had the exact same...

    My 6 month old 1TB Seagate had the exact same problem recently. I tried to Spinrite it and it was taking FOREVER.

    I vote to buy a new drive now while you are still able to create a truncated...
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    I believe the failure is related to the mucking...

    I believe the failure is related to the mucking around Tivo has been doing with guide data and possibly the Beta program they are running to fix the thumbs which no longer work properly on the S1....
  122. You are right. Maybe I can take the same files...

    You are right. Maybe I can take the same files from Video Essentials. I am trying to track down compatible test images that show the resolution ability. There are many configuration options and some...
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    It was dumped with fboot on the dual nic card,,,...

    It was dumped with fboot on the dual nic card,,, it may be the source of the duplication. If I dump with your homieflash on a 256k chip will I get a 128k file?

    As far as Fboot compatibility I had...
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    I will double check but as I remember I dumped...

    I will double check but as I remember I dumped the rom and ended up with a 256k file that was duplicated internally.


    Configuring a set such as this is nearly impossible. There are SOOOOO many...
  125. Thank you for the offer but I would rather have...

    Thank you for the offer but I would rather have uncompressed 720p/1080i original images.
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    Do a dump of the prom and post the file here....

    Do a dump of the prom and post the file here. Part of the problem is that not many able to hack their system would spend the extra money on an XL.

    Why not try prom version 1.05 and see if it works?
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    If it helps I can verify that an early build THD...

    If it helps I can verify that an early build THD that originally used 1.04 of the boot prom seems to work properly when using V1.05
  128. Calibration images - How to get perfect copies on the Tivo

    I just got a new display. I used various test images (including Video Essentials) to adjust it properly. I would like to calibrate it properly to the Tivo.

    I would like to get the SMPTE bars, a...
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    My Tivo HD is currently running with the...

    My Tivo HD is currently running with the following 256k chip -


    This was flashed under a Fedora 10 liveCD using the precompiled homieflash attached to post 37. The NIC used is a Compaq Dual port...
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    I'm extremely happy right now. You have no idea...

    I'm extremely happy right now. You have no idea how close I was to calling Tivo for out of warranty repair. The long story short is that all of my inserting and removing of the flash chips caused a...
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    I would like a copy of THD v1.04 for preservation...

    I would like a copy of THD v1.04 for preservation purposes.
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    Ahh, I will try with the new homieflash in a...

    Ahh, I will try with the new homieflash in a moment. Right now I am booting up with the new nic and the 39sf020

    I think the dual port NIC worked with the 39vf020. I'm reassembling the Tivo in a...
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    I believe we should look over the specifications...

    I believe we should look over the specifications of the Intel sb82558b because of this quote -


    If the card itself has a 64kb limit I'm sorry for wasting your time.


    Edit: Ok I found another...
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    Allright now we have some additional data. I used...

    Allright now we have some additional data. I used the sst39vf020 and it takes a while on the programming step. It still gives an error but the non instant fail like on the other chips makes me...
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    I wasn't able to look up the specifications when...

    I wasn't able to look up the specifications when I got the chips. Ill take your word for it.


    Yes it was a typo - 39vf020. The datasheets I'm looking at now seem to show that the 39sv020 and...
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    Today I picked up a pile of new flash chips to...

    Today I picked up a pile of new flash chips to play with
    sst 29ee512
    sst 39vf020
    sst 39sf020
    sst 39vf512
    atmel at29co10a

    I also almost bought an old S2 to salvage the right chip out of but I...
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    Yeah that last quote was meant to say SST39. If...

    Yeah that last quote was meant to say SST39. If the SST39 works on the NIC then I should try to track one of those down. Otherwise I will try to find real eprom writing device.

    Those special write...
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    I booted up a copy of fedora10 and used the...

    I booted up a copy of fedora10 and used the precompiled 32bit versions of the utilities you linked previously. I got essentially the same results as in post #18 for the Intel chip.

    Do you think it...
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    According to this thread...

    According to this thread http://tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/showthread.php?t=371220&page=5 version 11 of the Tivo OS has improved transfer speeds even in non hacked machines. I'm curious if the hacked...
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    The documents are confusing and misleading! The...

    The documents are confusing and misleading! The Intel chip will go into write enable mode with voltages between 6.5 and 12. It will work with 6.5 volts but the required amount for stable operation is...
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    37vf010 which is the one fboot wrote to...

    37vf010 which is the one fboot wrote to originally which caused the whole mess in the first place lol. I have no other loose SST chip.


    The fboot readme says that the Intel 28F010 and Intel...
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    I downloaded these new versions, compiled from...

    I downloaded these new versions, compiled from the source (no errors), and ran it under the ubuntu livecd. Setting ifconfig eth0 down before running eepro -B gave no errors. Homeighalsh however still...
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    Is U-verse available in or near your area? There...

    Is U-verse available in or near your area? There is a half assed hack that does allow the S1 to control a few of the STB available while using a U-Verse zip code. I can find more details if you are...
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    I think this is a great idea and is probably a...

    I think this is a great idea and is probably a big reason why its still working! Would you happen to have any pictures?

    On the other hand I tried to do it all the hard way and my TivoHD has been...
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    I will consider trying a fedora LiveCD though my...

    I will consider trying a fedora LiveCD though my system is 32bit so I may have to adjust the source slightly.
    Your new instructions have me hopeful however there are still some issues -



    I...
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    Bcc I tried your precompiled versions of...

    Bcc I tried your precompiled versions of Homieflash and eepro100-diag under MFSLive 1.3b, Ubuntu 7.1, Ubuntu 8.04 and Damn Small Linux 4.4.10 but they will not run...

    I'm now officially going...
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    Just a few examples -...

    Just a few examples -
    http://tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/showthread.php?t=413018
    http://tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/showthread.php?t=413232
    http://tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/showthread.php?t=410172
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    MANY people with S1 tivos and a network adapter...

    MANY people with S1 tivos and a network adapter have reported it stopped working around the same time.

    There is a theory floating around on TCF that something is broken on Tivo's end. Too many...
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    I tried running it afterwards and the results...

    I tried running it afterwards and the results were pasted above. I do not believe the chip is blank since I used both my original flash chip and an officially supported (by the nic) intel flash chip....
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    Now on to eepro Trying to compile it gave me...

    Now on to eepro
    Trying to compile it gave me multiple "format not a string literal and no format arguments" which I solved by added "%s", to the offending lines. Once that change was made I can use...
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