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    bump What, I respond to a thread and it dies?...

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    What, I respond to a thread and it dies? Luckily I'm not easily offended. :)
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    This thread has caught my interest. It's the...

    This thread has caught my interest. It's the first I've noticed of anyone talking about pixellation issues on the S3. I've been noticing this a lot lately, and it looks a lot like signal dropout. ...
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    If you pay the $25 "pro" fee, the TiVo Desktop...

    If you pay the $25 "pro" fee, the TiVo Desktop software allows you to load shows back up to your unhacked unit. It will work with a variety of common formats including .mpg and .tivo files. Some of...
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    P.S. The only tagged shows I've seen on my unit...

    P.S. The only tagged shows I've seen on my unit are those from HBO...
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    You are wrong. It is that easy. I've done it...

    You are wrong. It is that easy. I've done it many, many times. To convert, just google for tivodecode. Unlike other TiVo's, these files are almost literally just encrypted MPEGs with some extra...
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    Indeed. That would be really smart. They'd...

    Indeed. That would be really smart. They'd better do it fast though, time is running out! If they make it with only analog outputs they could even qualify for the $40 government vouchers, allowing...
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    My interest was waning in my HR10-250, but turns...

    My interest was waning in my HR10-250, but turns out that's more to do with the limited features DirecTV allowed. I ditched them and went with a S3 with cable cards and haven't regretted it at all. ...
  8. You can also do an "export EMERGENCY_REINSTALL=1"...

    You can also do an "export EMERGENCY_REINSTALL=1" from the command line first, then it will allow the reinstall. That should make it work. I'm not 100% sure of the variable name, since it's been a...
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    Oops. That would do it...

    Oops. That would do it...
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    Well, that's one way to put a damper on the...

    Well, that's one way to put a damper on the hacking community. :( Looks like it may be time to come up with a more sophisticated anti-upgrade technique.
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    This is completely unsubstantiated, but I thought...

    This is completely unsubstantiated, but I thought I'd read somewhere that they were now using an all-in-one chipset of some sort...
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    1TB eSATA works great!

    I just picked up this 1TB eSATA drive and cable at my local Fry's Electronics for $199.99 and $6.99 respectively. I'd heard the Series 3's were picky (indeed, the first one I tried some months ago...
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    Yes, terminal. The Mac is easier, so long as you...

    Yes, terminal. The Mac is easier, so long as you stick with off the shelf software. Straying into command line binaries, compiling your own stuff, and open source projects is a whole 'nother...
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    You need to install the xcode (developers tools)...

    You need to install the xcode (developers tools) from the OS X dvd, they're not installed by default. Usually you compile by doing the following:


    ./configure
    make
    sudo make install


    If...
  15. Sorry, I'm not a real guru on the video...

    Sorry, I'm not a real guru on the video terminology... :o Yes, I think what I meant was to get the MTS into an MP4 file. I'll try that with ffmpeg... Thanks!

    P.S. I should probably say that...
  16. Congrats, this sounds like a great enhancement to...

    Congrats, this sounds like a great enhancement to tytompg! And thanks again for continuing to provide mac versions. I don't want to hijack this thread, but I noticed this version works on 10.5 "out...
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    *nix command to batch d/l TTG files

    For those *nix (or OS X) command line junkies, like me, here's a handy command I use to batch download one or more shows...


    rm cookies.txt ; curl --anyauth --user tivo:<YOUR_TTG_MAK> --insecure...
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    No, it's more than just strip, I got past that. ...

    No, it's more than just strip, I got past that. One makes use of a utility called seg_hack, which I can't find. Another one simply spits out a "#error Please port this!" message. Others don't even...
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    I'm just not having much luck. Looking around, it...

    I'm just not having much luck. Looking around, it seems only Apple knows how to compile this stuff... I also tried manually extracting the Xcode 2.4 binaries out of the dmg files, but they don't run...
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    Huh. Maybe something in the build process blew...

    Huh. Maybe something in the build process blew it away and failed to replace it... I'll try #2 again and see if I can figure it out.
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    I've made a little progress. Turns out that the...

    I've made a little progress. Turns out that the darwin iso you're using (8.0.1, which, sadly is the latest available) is from right around the Intel transition and has a known bug in it that uses...
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    I'll see if I can block out some time to try and...

    I'll see if I can block out some time to try and see what's going on there... Might be a little bit before I can get to it though. It would be nice to fully understand what's going on. Can you PM...
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    I just tried my technique on the new tytompg 0.21...

    I just tried my technique on the new tytompg 0.21 binaries bcc just released, it works for them too.
  24. Nice work! Sounds like that will make for a more...

    Nice work! Sounds like that will make for a more robust tool all the way around. Alas, I've already converted all my older .ty files and ran them through VideoReDo, so I don't have them anymore to...
  25. Yeah, that does suck, but at lease we users have...

    Yeah, that does suck, but at lease we users have a workaround that lets your binaries work. Any chance on making that re-calculating the timestamps code a switch? :)

    Since this problem doesn't...
  26. Yep, VideoReDo's QuickStreamFix did the trick. ...

    Yep, VideoReDo's QuickStreamFix did the trick. Thanks! Unfortunately, it's a little bit of a pain since I have to run it in Parallels Desktop VM of Windows. Anyone know of a Mac or open source...
  27. Thank you. I'll try those out. Appreciate all...

    Thank you. I'll try those out. Appreciate all the info, I'm finally getting comfortable with all this S3 TTG, TTCB, etc., stuff. :)
  28. Sorry if I wasn't clear, my last response was...

    Sorry if I wasn't clear, my last response was using tivodesktop. In this case, I've been trying Heroes (NBC) and The Office (also NBC). Those are the only OTA HD recordings I've been archiving... ...
  29. Well, it looks like it's just my OTA HD...

    Well, it looks like it's just my OTA HD recordings that have issues. They do play, but periodically (every few seconds) pause then fast forward a bit. Tytompg didn't report any issues, but I did...
  30. I was not aware of that TTCB, all I knew was that...

    I was not aware of that TTCB, all I knew was that the Mac client didn't have the video sharing on it. I'll give that a shot and report back.

    That's what I figured it was. I'm kind-of surprised...
  31. Need help getting .ty/.ty+/.tmf files into new S3

    I've been playing with my new S3 and pyTivo (since tivoserver no longer works) and have some observations/questions I'm hoping people can help me with. Sorry if these have been addressed elsewhere,...
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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
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    I just got an s3 and set it up, does anyone know...

    I just got an s3 and set it up, does anyone know if tivoserver works with an s3 and MRV? According to tivo's website, all tivo's using MRV must be using 9.1 software. Does that suggest that the MRV...
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    Any update on this? I'm curious if this was your...

    Any update on this? I'm curious if this was your problem or not...
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    I was mistaken in that, I thought the 10.4 binary...

    I was mistaken in that, I thought the 10.4 binary I was comparing to was one I had compiled, but it was, in fact 0.25 that you provided. The one I compiled under 10.5 was 0.13. Alas, I no longer...
  36. I decided against it, so it's still available,...

    I decided against it, so it's still available, just in case anyone reading this thread thinks I took it. :)
  37. I am interested, but have some questions. Sent...

    I am interested, but have some questions. Sent you a PM.
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    You could sell them. If you're interested, send...

    You could sell them. If you're interested, send me a PM and let me know which units they are and how much you want for them.
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    What kind of video connection are you using? ...

    What kind of video connection are you using? Based on the symptoms, my guess is that you're using either S-Video or Component Video and your cable is bad. Try jiggling the cable at various spots...
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    It has been suggested to me that obscuring the...

    It has been suggested to me that obscuring the thread state is often used as an anti-disassembler technique used to try and protect some binaries. I don't know if that's the case here, but that...
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    Hey, I finally found something. The key...

    Hey, I finally found something. The key difference between the hdemux.10.4 and hdemux.10.5 (previously uploaded), aside from older code, is revealed with otool -l <file>:

    The non-working version...
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    Sorry, still no dice on 10.5... Same issue. ...

    Sorry, still no dice on 10.5... Same issue. Thanks for trying! i find it funny how you keep saying there's only so much you can do, but yet you keep trying. Admit it, you like the challenge! :)...
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    Unfortunately, no. That's the point of this...

    Unfortunately, no. That's the point of this endeavor. Tytompg has proprietary code in it which is not open source (as do later versions of hdemux). We're trying to figure out what the difference...
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    Hmm. I'm not sure the library versioning is it. ...

    Hmm. I'm not sure the library versioning is it. Turns out versioning on OS X is very simple. You just have multiple versions of the library names like so: <library_name>.<version_num>.dylib and...
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    I assume it can too... I'll do some more...

    I assume it can too... I'll do some more research and see what I can figure out. This kinda thing is new territory for me, but not out of my realm of ability. :)

    Thanks for your patience and...
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    Uh, yeah. That was NOT a good idea. The moment...

    Uh, yeah. That was NOT a good idea. The moment I renamed the old one all of my CLI and many of the GUI items stopped working. Doh. Thank goodness for the Mac's firewire target disk mode... I was...
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    Bummer. Thanks for looking into it for us,...

    Bummer. Thanks for looking into it for us, though. I don't suppose that providing you with a copy of that new /usr/lib/libgcc_s.1.dylib and /usr/lib/libSystem.B.dylib would help, would it? Though...
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    OK, I've figured some things out. I'm not a gcc...

    OK, I've figured some things out. I'm not a gcc expert though, so I don't know quite what to make of it. I've attached a zip file with some files that accompany my descriptions if you'd like to...
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    Hmm. Well maybe that's not such a bad way to go...

    Hmm. Well maybe that's not such a bad way to go then. I'd been told by some people who seemed to be in the know that Comcast was overcompressed, perhaps that's not the case. Anyhoo, yes, we've...
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    Understood regarding your efforts for tytompg... ...

    Understood regarding your efforts for tytompg... It may be something simple, though I'm kinda with you in thinking it may not be.

    As for loyalty to D*, it's not that as it is a distaste for...
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    I'll do some more technical digging once my copy...

    I'll do some more technical digging once my copy of 10.5 arrives and will report back here on what I find. It would be a shame if it broke tytompg...

    P.S. The S3 upgrade path is tempting, if...
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    There was a report of this earlier in this...

    There was a report of this earlier in this thread. I haven't yet tried it... BCC doesn't have an actual Mac, but he was compiling on Open Darwin. It's possible something changed/broke in 10.5, but...
  53. There was a report of this in the Mac Support...

    There was a report of this in the Mac Support Thread for TyToMpg with an early release. For the sake of BCC's sanity, he prefers Mac issues to be posted in that thread, I'll follow up over there...
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    Agreed... If that's it. :)

    Agreed... If that's it. :)
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    The OS X compatibility layer only works in one...

    The OS X compatibility layer only works in one direction. An Intel machine can run a PPC binary, but not the other way around.

    EDIT: Duh. He said Mac Pro, which is Intel... So, maybe I don't...
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    It's my understanding that Verizon's FIOS TV is...

    It's my understanding that Verizon's FIOS TV is really just QAM digital cable modulated optically instead of on coax. That being the case, I've heard they do support CableCard. With that, just get...
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    IPTV TiVo Solutions?

    Is anyone aware of any TiVo solutions that would work with an IPTV provider in HD? I can't find such a solution, but I really want to keep my TiVo. Perhaps an IPTV CableCard? Ever heard of such a...
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    Take the file offset values into your desktop...

    Take the file offset values into your desktop calculator in programmer mode as hex, then convert to decimal. Put the resulting value (minus any commas, of course) in place of the existing seek=xxx...
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    Hmm. You're right. I assumed since it was a...

    Hmm. You're right. I assumed since it was a "stand-alone" TiVo that it had video inputs, but it doesn't... Only RF inputs for tuning from antennas or QAM (or CableCARDs of course). Granted, the...
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    How to use Series 3 with IPTV provider?

    My neighborhood is being upgraded to fiber, and I am considering switching to the digital TV offered by my local fiber provider. As far as I can tell, they are a *true* IPTV provider (which is...
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    I've had a chance to play with your demo, it's...

    I've had a chance to play with your demo, it's much easier to manipulate. Attached is an example css of the kind of theme I'm looking at creating. Change your demo page to use this, then drag your...
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    Sounds good. I'll take a look later today and get...

    Sounds good. I'll take a look later today and get back to you... I think the key thing is liberal use of 'id' and 'class'. If possible, replacing tables with 'div' or 'span' is even better since it...
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    Thank you for your responses. I'll take a look...

    Thank you for your responses. I'll take a look at that latest build... Glad to hear it's being worked on. In retrospect, I suppose I should have posted this in the TWP development thread. :)
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    Advice on modifying TivoWebPlus HTML?

    I was thinking of making a new TivoWebPlus style to present a nice slick iPhone style interface. But when I started looking at actually doing that, I realized that the style support in TWP is...
  65. Thread: HDMI Problem

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    In theory. Though I've never tried it. You can...

    In theory. Though I've never tried it. You can see some pictures of the two styles of connectors to the motherboard in my post about the bad hdmi port issue on my site.
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    Jeez, man! Get it right next time, huh? :p

    Jeez, man! Get it right next time, huh? :p
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    In an effort to help verify this, and to...

    In an effort to help verify this, and to contribute in my own little way, I did an md5sum of the filesystem for 6.3d. "tivoapp" is the only different file of any significance, however, I also...
  68. It is my understanding that Solaris has linux...

    It is my understanding that Solaris has linux binary compatibility. I'm not sure what's involved, if anything, to get that running. Since you were able to get the windows version running under wine,...
  69. Hmm. OK then... :eek:

    Hmm. OK then... :eek:
  70. Here's a tough one for ya...

    bcc,

    I've got an OTA HD stream that has some sort of error ~2.8GB in that converts ok (no complaints from tytompg) but won't open in quicktime, and opens with no video in mpegstreamclip...

    I've...
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    I'm considering an S3 and would most likely have...

    I'm considering an S3 and would most likely have Omikron do it since I don't dare think of doing it myself. Now if only I could convince myself to go for the S3... :o
  72. Oops, sorry. I read this: And took it out of...

    Oops, sorry. I read this:

    And took it out of context, even though you said in the next sentence if was 1920x1080. Doh. So full res, but they overcompress them, eh? Bummer. :o
  73. So is the DTiVo doing the scaling? Surely it's...

    So is the DTiVo doing the scaling? Surely it's not sending that to my TV as I doubt it would understand it... That must be why there's no "Native" selection in the HD outputs on the DTiVo boxes,...
  74. Maybe you know?

    So why are some of the DirecTV HD streams 1280x1088? From what I can gather with some searching, all 1080 streams are really 1088, but what's with the 1280? I thought HD had discrete resolutions of...
  75. FYI, for anyone interested, I've played with...

    FYI, for anyone interested, I've played with using *nix style find and xargs to get this to work the new "no switches" syntax. It only takes one file at a time though, and there may be spaces in the...
  76. Check out www.dropload.com -- it's very handy for...

    Check out www.dropload.com -- it's very handy for this kind of stuff (up to 100MB).
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    There is always the Superpatch67Script...

    There is always the Superpatch67Script...
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    Wouldn't they have to do that anyway if I turn my...

    Wouldn't they have to do that anyway if I turn my TV off or change inputs?
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    How lame. Thanks for the info... Why on earth...

    How lame. Thanks for the info... Why on earth would they maintain the link?
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    Thanks for all the info, I may well try to figure...

    Thanks for all the info, I may well try to figure this out, as it's silly and annoying. Does anyone know if the S3 does this or not? I've been on the fence with the S3, anything to tip the scale in...
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    I'm sure it doesn't power off the mainboard,...

    I'm sure it doesn't power off the mainboard, since it needs to keep track of what time it is and what to record next... But it certainly should shut off the video circuitry, shouldn't it?
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    HR10-250 HDMI active all the time?

    I recently got an auto-sensing HDMI switch box, which is designed to automatically switch inputs as they become active. But, I noticed some odd behavior that led me to a conclusion about the HDMI...
  83. Poll: Absolutely. As the others have said, as long as...

    Absolutely. As the others have said, as long as it's a true clip-on with no trace cutting or soldering, yes. I want one that works with a series 3 though... As narf suggested, I'd pay up to $100...
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    And you're unlikely to ever see one. While...

    And you're unlikely to ever see one. While DirecTV and TiVo may have worked out continued TiVo support for 3 more years, that doesn't mandate new boxes. Most likely any new boxes will be their own...
  85. Bug report for tmf support in 0.18

    First off, thanks for adding support for tmf files. For whatever reason, tmf files just seem to work better and more reliably (probably a mfsftp thing, who knows). But, I did find one small bug. ...
  86. Good question. "Back in the day", the vob output...

    Good question. "Back in the day", the vob output was pretty much the ONLY way to get decent audio sync, but nowadays I just stick with tytompg. :p
  87. Sorry, missed that somehow. I'll try it now... ...

    Sorry, missed that somehow. I'll try it now...

    I didn't see any 0.17a, but the 0.17 posted didn't work with my broken stream sample. 0.18 didn't choke anymore, but no video showed up on playback...
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    The 6.x releases have a built in firewall which...

    The 6.x releases have a built in firewall which blocks incoming connections on most ports. This is why it appears your hacks are there, but you can't connect. Copy the /sbin/iptables file to a...
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    Is anyone aware of a USB version of the serial...

    Is anyone aware of a USB version of the serial cable for those of us with legacy-free PCs/Macs? If not, will a serial-to-usb adapter work for this?
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    That could be, I haven't tried videoredo since...

    That could be, I haven't tried videoredo since they don't have a Mac version. :(
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    Just by way of totally overkill example, try this...

    Just by way of totally overkill example, try this command line, replacing YOUR_TY_HERE with the name of your ty file. It will extract out the resolution of the file. Of course, tytompg tells you...
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    Ack, don't say that! It's oh so much more... ...

    Ack, don't say that! It's oh so much more... Take a look at some bash shell programming tutorial to see just how much you can do with it. :)
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    Welcome in to the fold. Yes, the Mac has a *nix...

    Welcome in to the fold. Yes, the Mac has a *nix style command prompt running the bash shell. It is called Terminal and can be found in the /Applications/Utilities folder. This is what you'll use...
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    I just wanted to back up to the original poster...

    I just wanted to back up to the original poster that a 64 bit binary probably wouldn't make a difference. The demux/remux process is typically IO bound, not CPU bound. It's not like it's...
  95. So that -arch stuff I mentioned didn't work under...

    So that -arch stuff I mentioned didn't work under Darwin? Bummer. Perhaps Darwin doesn't come with Apple's gcc? At this point you've probably done enough that worrying about a PPC version isn't...
  96. That's entirely probable. I do get little...

    That's entirely probable. I do get little hiccups from time to time. My philosophy is that if it's good enough to watch on the TiVo itself, it's good enough to archive. :) As for seeing problem...
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    Yes, somebody probably could do that. But I, for...

    Yes, somebody probably could do that. But I, for one, don't want to be publicly distributing proprietary binaries. Seems like a good way to get in trouble. Your best bet is to just undertake the...
  98. The 0.17 you posted up wasn't intended to include...

    The 0.17 you posted up wasn't intended to include a universal was it? If so, that part didn't work. I was just saying "sweet" about not needing -i and -o anymore. That was fast turnaround on that....
  99. Every once in a while (maybe 1 in 10 or so) I get...

    Every once in a while (maybe 1 in 10 or so) I get a stream that won't parse. Usually if I skip ahead a few chunks, it works. But sometimes not. Is there any way to work around this:

    tytompg:...
  100. Sweet! Very nice...

    Sweet! Very nice...
  101. A big thank you for putting out a Mac version! ...

    A big thank you for putting out a Mac version! Works great, and much easier than running it under Windows in Parallels Desktop. :p

    In theory, if you're using Apple's GCC under Darwin you could...
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    As I mentioned a bit earlier in this thread, the...

    As I mentioned a bit earlier in this thread, the only change on this release is tivoapp itself.
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    In theory that would work. How to pull it out...

    In theory that would work. How to pull it out directly, I'm not sure. But you could edit the installSw.itcl script to comment out the parts that flip your bootpage, changes the boot parameters,...
  104. 6.3c is now showing up....

    6.3c is now showing up. As I've mentioned over in that thread, I just got done verifying *all* the patches locations listed here for 6.3b are still present in 6.3c with the same original values. ...
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    I have verified in a hex editor that all of the...

    I have verified in a hex editor that all of the 6.3b patches listed over here are still present at the same locations with the original values in the 6.3c tivoapp. I have upgraded and applied the...
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    It doesn't look like they're setting the...

    It doesn't look like they're setting the /State/ServiceConfig/SwSystemName to 6.3c yet, so no, it shouldn't...
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    I diff'd the filesystems, but I haven't done...

    I diff'd the filesystems, but I haven't done anything else with the new slices yet. Looks like the only file that's changed is tivoapp. Since I haven't done anything else with it yet, so I don't...
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    I don't actually have a S3 unit and so I can't...

    I don't actually have a S3 unit and so I can't answer any of these questions from actual ownership experience. However, comparing a TiVo to a 3Ghz P4 isn't a fair comparison. The TiVo is a...
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    That's a programmer-ism and is very common in the...

    That's a programmer-ism and is very common in the computer world. The YYYY-MM-DD format is commonly used in databases, log files, etc. The reason for it is simple. It allows you to do a simple...
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    Switch to groups view. That should help.

    Switch to groups view. That should help.
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    The 6.3b flag is now being set for real, so you...

    The 6.3b flag is now being set for real, so you shouldn't have to do this anymore. There was a sample script posted somewhere in this thread that changes that value for it. I don't remember exactly...
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    Most likely you did not convert the VMA to a file...

    Most likely you did not convert the VMA to a file offset. You have to subtract 0x00400000 from the VMA to get the file offset. So the 0x0058736c VMA should become 0x0018736c as a file offset.
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    I've noticed that too. My ServiceState now says...

    I've noticed that too. My ServiceState now says 6.3b and it is sticking...
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    That bracket doesn't seem to be designed for an...

    That bracket doesn't seem to be designed for an HR10-250 based on the internal layout of this unit I don't think it would work. In my case it was more an issue of ready availability (the Cyberguys...
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    Who needs a hard drive bracket? Not me...

    In the past when adding a spare hard drive to my TiVo, I didn't have any special made bracket for it so I just set the drive on a bit of insulating foam right on top of the motherboard. Ran like...
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    Yes, the disconnecting is "functions as...

    Yes, the disconnecting is "functions as designed". The key to remember is that the app is actually running on the PC, not the TiVo. It only displays on the TiVo. If you think of the TiVo as a web...
  117. I'll check that out, simply because I've not...

    I'll check that out, simply because I've not heard of it before. However, I got my problem figured out. I don't know why the mac version of mfstool doesn't work (probably compiled for an older...
  118. Don't hack late at night. Turns out the reason...

    Don't hack late at night. Turns out the reason why I couldn't get it to see the A drive is because the power adapter for the firewire drive enclosure wasn't fully plugged in to my powerstrip. Doh. ...
  119. Crap. That did not go well. In fact, it didn't...

    Crap. That did not go well. In fact, it didn't go. See, I'm a Mac user. No biggie, there's mfstool for Mac. So I tried mfstool add -x /dev/disk2 /dev/disk1 but it crashed with a malloc error. ...
  120. Thanks guys, that does clear it up nicely, I...

    Thanks guys, that does clear it up nicely, I think. :)
  121. Huh? You lost me there. Now I want to know what...

    Huh? You lost me there. Now I want to know what startup scripts YOU think I'm referring to...

    But, anyway, the process of adding (only) a second drive used to involve running blesstivo, then...
  122. Adding second drive to HR10-250? Old-Timer needs help...

    I'm an old-timer hacker, but haven't added a second drive to my TiVo in forever (usually do an enlargement). I want to add a second drive to my HR10-250, so I started brushing up on how to do it. ...
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    Three more days since my last status report (6 so...

    Three more days since my last status report (6 so far) and it's been absolutely perfect. I was going to try a number of different combinations to see if I could find the culprit, but now I'm...
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    That's the understatement of the century. :cool:

    That's the understatement of the century. :cool:
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    I was under the impression that the broadcast...

    I was under the impression that the broadcast flag was transmitted along with the program material. Alphawolf, are you saying TiVo doesn't honor that but instead uses it's own flagging system?

    My...
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    OK, it's been three days now and rock solid so...

    OK, it's been three days now and rock solid so far. No reboots. Of course, if it hasn't rebooted I guess I can't say if it still hangs on reboot or not. :)

    Could it be the instabilities are...
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    It's a side effect of enabling HMO/HME. Not sure...

    It's a side effect of enabling HMO/HME. Not sure why exactly that happens...
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    I would begin to suspect something else. Perhaps...

    I would begin to suspect something else. Perhaps a failing hard drive? I don't think it's anywhere near that bad for anyone else. Certainly not me, although mine did have a bad day a few days ago....
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    They used to offer a $20 credit if you mailed the...

    They used to offer a $20 credit if you mailed the old card back, not sure if they still do. That's the way it works, an access card is tied to the box and can't be reused.
  130. I never did figure out how to clear it when it's...

    I never did figure out how to clear it when it's in this state, but I did figure out how to trick it into thinking it's running different software so it doesn't get in this state in the first place. ...
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    Over the last couple days my system has become...

    Over the last couple days my system has become extremely unstable, like the others here. I'm trying a number of things to see if any of them make a difference, I'll report back in a few days.

    I...
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    I have gotten around the call-in Pending Restart...

    I have gotten around the call-in Pending Restart issues by tricking the TiVo into thinking it is running 6.3a, when in fact it is running 6.3b. This can be verified by running "cat...
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    Did you see this thread...

    Did you see this thread? It now looks like if you are willing to re-prom, you're good to go.
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    Awesome work! Now I may have to seriously think...

    Awesome work! Now I may have to seriously think about upgrading to an S3... Time to research exactly what this box can and can't do. :)

    P.S. Any chance of someone burning new PROMs for those...
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    Yep, that's been discussed. None of "us" over...

    Yep, that's been discussed. None of "us" over there have gotten around to it yet though. I'd also like to see it archive from the TiVo to the PC...
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    OK, I've made some progress. I now know how (on...

    OK, I've made some progress. I now know how (on the tivo) to extract a given fsid, search the binary and find the bits I need to determine resolution. I've also figured out how to interpret those...
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    Quest to get "native" output on HR10-250

    I've got a wild hair up my *ss and have decided to start a quest to figure out how to get "native" resolution HD output** from the HR10-250. I know the stock system doesn't have that option, but I...
  138. Thread: Mfs_ftp

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    You're right, inserts don't work for me either. ...

    You're right, inserts don't work for me either. Doh. Here's what I did to fix it. Maybe steve90071 can update his directions to include these:


    Instead of the "mv mfs_uberexport...
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    Of course, no sooner do I say that than I find my...

    Of course, no sooner do I say that than I find my TiVo rebooting several times today... Go figure.
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    There was a pretty thorough description of how...

    There was a pretty thorough description of how FXP works a few posts back, it doesn't sound too complicated to implement. I don't think anything really special is needed, it's all just use of...
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    I know the unix world is used to forking off...

    I know the unix world is used to forking off processes, but allow me to put on my Java programmer's hat on for a moment. A pure Java implementation would be better. Forking processes in a cross...
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    Indeed. I've suggested to the MovieLoader...

    Indeed. I've suggested to the MovieLoader author, and may implement it myself if/when I get the time, the ability to download from the TiVo back to the server. Seems a logical progression. ...
  143. Thread: Mfs_ftp

    by mr_zorg
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    Given the headaches with mfs_ftp needing...

    Given the headaches with mfs_ftp needing read/write access, I elected to simply install the whole thing in /var but put all my other hacks in /hack (which is RO). I made a tar file of the fully...
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    If you hack the box, which you'll have to do to...

    If you hack the box, which you'll have to do to enable HMO anyway, there is a solution that comes close to streaming. If you've got MFS_FTP setup and properly configured, you can insert (that is,...
  145. FWIW, I don't run with brev or the serial console...

    FWIW, I don't run with brev or the serial console settings and still have the issue occasionally as originally described.
  146. I've started using tytompg on my Mac via...

    I've started using tytompg on my Mac via Parallels Desktop VM running Windows XP and it's working very well. However, I have about 6 SD sat streams out of a collection of 104 that also trigger an...
  147. I too have had this happen on my HR10-250, but...

    I too have had this happen on my HR10-250, but only occasionally. Like maybe once every 6 or 7 reboots...
  148. How to clear Pending Restart without rebooting?

    I was just wondering if anyone knows what MFS properties to set to effectively clear a "Pending Restart" and prevent the nightly reboot? Sure, I can block the daily call, I can upgradesoftware=false...
  149. Sounds to me like you missed the "neutering" of...

    Sounds to me like you missed the "neutering" of iptables. The stock iptables implements some firewall rules that will block most incoming requests like telnet. Just:

    mv /sbin/iptables...
  150. Thread: Mfs_ftp

    by mr_zorg
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    I recently lost my mfs_ftp installation and...

    I recently lost my mfs_ftp installation and followed these directions to reinstall. Worked great. My only trouble was where to find all these files...

    So, here you go:


    mfs_ftp.tar comes...
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