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  1. Right now, no Series 2 Tivo will recognize more...

    Right now, no Series 2 Tivo will recognize more than 137 gig of any drive you install.

    So the maximum you could get out of a two drive setup would be 274 (137 + 137).
  2. Thanks NutKase.

    Thanks NutKase.
  3. 140060 Tivo upgraded to 120 gig drive with 4.01 ...

    140060 Tivo upgraded to 120 gig drive with 4.01

    Just a question I had: If I go through all the steps and then, after the drive is installed in the tivo, if I were to do a clear an delete, would...
  4. Thread: Finally.....

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    25 hours from a 250 gig hard drive? Damn! I...

    25 hours from a 250 gig hard drive? Damn! I wonder if you can squeeze another 250 in there to give yourself some more room.

    Even 50 hours isnt' that much.
  5. Thread: Wow!

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    Thanks. I started looking for it just now.

    Thanks. I started looking for it just now.
  6. Thread: Wow!

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    Thanks for coming back. I also have some free...

    Thanks for coming back. I also have some free time on my hands now, and I want to try and get my Tivo hacked this time.

    Can't wait for the rewrite of your guide. I could never get it to work the...
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    I've pretty much given up on mine. I might try...

    I've pretty much given up on mine. I might try again in a few months.
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    Needo, did you use the same procedure to monte...

    Needo, did you use the same procedure to monte 3.0 to 3.2? Besides using a different killinitd.
  9. Thread: Monte troubles.

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    I went through the whole process again. But this...

    I went through the whole process again. But this time I did a clear and delete of 3.2 and then worked from there.

    This time I got a signal -2, but it also involved the ContextMgr.

    It seems to...
  10. Thread: Monte troubles.

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    It seems the monte is working because at the...

    It seems the monte is working because at the beginning of the messages log, it says it's using 3.0 and then in the kernel log, it says its using 3.2.

    What is causing that signal 11 to happen? ...
  11. Thread: Monte troubles.

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    This is my messages log. Jul 29 08:57:38...

    This is my messages log.

    Jul 29 08:57:38 (none) syslogd 1.3-3: restart.
    Jul 29 08:57:49 (none) Stats: == System startup resource statistics ==
    Jul 29 08:57:49 (none) Stats: ++ System build...
  12. Thread: Monte troubles.

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    This is my kernel log....

    This is my kernel log.
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    Jul 29 08:57:38 (none) kernel: Configuring network...
    Jul 29 08:57:38 (none) kernel: usb.c: registered new driver usbdevfs
    Jul 29 08:57:38...
  13. Thread: Monte troubles.

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    My var dir. is on hda8. Me being the linux newb...

    My var dir. is on hda8. Me being the linux newb that I am forgot to specify that it was an ext2 partiton.

    I can see the entire partition now.

    Should I post the "kernel" and "messages" files?
  14. Thread: Monte troubles.

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    This is what is in my runmonte file...

    This is what is in my runmonte file
  15. Maybe you just didn't notice how loud it really...

    Maybe you just didn't notice how loud it really was, when it was in your PC? All the other sounds can drown out the noise very well.

    On a side note, you might want to switch the drive over to...
  16. Thread: Monte troubles.

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    One thing that just came to mind: when I do a...

    One thing that just came to mind: when I do a genromfs of the kmonte.o monte and runmonte files I get this on output

    0+1 files in
    0+1 files out

    Every other time this type of output comes up,...
  17. Thread: Monte troubles.

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    Re: killinitrd?

    With the 3.0 to 3.2 monte, I used the killinitrd-s2-v3.x. I could not get a successful patch of the kernel without it.
  18. Thread: Monte troubles.

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    I don't seem to have any log files or even log...

    I don't seem to have any log files or even log directory.
    Only thing in /var is /utils

    This is for the 3.0 to 3.2 monte
  19. Thread: Monte troubles.

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    Its a start. Thanks.

    Its a start. Thanks.
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    Would it be possible for you to take a look at...

    Would it be possible for you to take a look at this and see if you have any idea what I might be doing wrong? I've done your guide to the T but nadda.
  21. Thread: Monte troubles.

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    This has got me flabergasted. I even tried to...

    This has got me flabergasted. I even tried to monte 3.0 to 3.2 but that even hangs on the second screen. It seems to hang just a little bit longer right before it reboots.

    I think the next thing...
  22. Anyone have any experience with these Tivo-like devices

    All the links are on the left side. I was most interested in the 1030/3036 model.

    Set top boxes.
  23. Thread: Monte troubles.

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    Monte troubles.

    Background info:
    SA S2 Tivo 60 gig

    Problem: I get to the second screen and it keeps rebooting. I also get no feedback from my hyperterminal screen.

    I already did the oblivious stuff of...
  24. Be more specific. Did you check the simple...

    Be more specific.

    Did you check the simple stuff like, do you have the correct jumper set on the hard drive? and is the IDE cable in right?

    What Tivo do you have?

    Did you use a guide to...
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    Question about "two kernel monte"

    If I'm only working from backup images in order to get this to work, do I need to do that thing where I "clear and delete" everything?

    To elaborate, if I install a fresh 4.0 image, do I need to...
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    Have you stopped working on extracting video from...

    Have you stopped working on extracting video from the two kernel monte approach?
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    A 5400rpm 120 gig hard drive is your best bet. ...

    A 5400rpm 120 gig hard drive is your best bet. It will put out less heat and noise. But a 7200rpm drive will do just as good.

    Also, it doesn't matter what the cache is. You'll see alot of the...
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    I have the 60 gig SA Tivo. Since you have the 80...

    I have the 60 gig SA Tivo. Since you have the 80 gig version, would I still be able to use your kernal and filesystem on mine? Granted that I put them in the correct place.
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    I can't wait needo! BTW, what Tivo do you have...

    I can't wait needo!

    BTW, what Tivo do you have exactly? The 40, 60, or 80 gig model?
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    You can try and modify the stuff for the HDRV2's...

    You can try and modify the stuff for the HDRV2's

    This also might help
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    Yeah, good luck getting anyone to give a...

    Yeah, good luck getting anyone to give a definative answer on how to get BASH on a SA S2 with 4.0.

    Everyone always says "search" for "BASH_ENV", but every thread only talks about the directv...
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    Question about HDVR2/DSR7000

    This is about their dual tuner thing. If I just use a splitter (like what's on the 9thtee website) on the cable from the dish to my room, can I just hook up to both tuners that way?

    Do I need to...
  33. geowar, would it be possible for you to writeup...

    geowar, would it be possible for you to writeup what you did to try and get the monte trick to work on your S2 (non-HDRV)?

    I'd be willing to test this out on mine to see if it would works.
    ...
  34. Partly, I"m asking a valid question Dr. Phil. ...

    Partly, I"m asking a valid question Dr. Phil. Every reference in this thread refers to the HDRV2, and not the SA S2. They're not the same.

    I'm not an expert with this stuff, or even close to one...
  35. Try reading The Destroyer book series, it's much...

    Try reading The Destroyer book series, it's much better than the movie.
  36. This is from mrblack from the top of page 5. ...

    This is from mrblack from the top of page 5.



    Can someone elaborate on how you would get this to work on a SA Tivo Series II?

    I've read this entire thead and it doesn't seem possible. ...
  37. Thread: MY Tivo Works!

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    Are you sure about that? I saw on the...

    Are you sure about that? I saw on the tivocommunity board that all I would need is a 60 gig in order to test a backup of the 120 gig.


    Here is the other guys opinion
  38. Thread: MY Tivo Works!

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    MY Tivo Works!

    My Tivo: TCD140060


    After exhausting all other possible solutions, I finally broke down and downloaded the 500 meg image AGAIN. But this time I d/l it to my powerbook and from there I burned it...
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    Powerbook made boot disk didn't work either. ...

    Powerbook made boot disk didn't work either.

    MFSTools 1.1 doesn't do it either.
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    I'm going to burn the mfstools 2.0 ISO one more...

    I'm going to burn the mfstools 2.0 ISO one more time but I"m going to use my powerbook. I'm gonna have to buy some more disks if this keeps up.
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    mfs2tools 2.0 is what I"m using. I used a ftp...

    mfs2tools 2.0 is what I"m using. I used a ftp client to d/l the image earlier today.

    Where do I get the other tools you are speaking of?
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    I've tried 3 different CD-Roms. TIVOBell, all...

    I've tried 3 different CD-Roms.

    TIVOBell, all your suggests are no-go for me.
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    I just don't know how to fix my tivo

    I finally got access to the image site and got 2 different images (3.2, and 4.0) for my Series 2 60 Tivo.

    I've tried every possible combination of IDE settings. I tried in another computer. I...
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    I just got a Maxtor 120 gig at BB for $100 (after...

    I just got a Maxtor 120 gig at BB for $100 (after rebate). It's pretty quiet. It has those fluid dynamic barrings that I've heard about.
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