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    Thanks for this. I passed on the sale of the...

    Thanks for this. I passed on the sale of the cheap HR10-250. I'll go with a MythTV solution for OTA rather than DTV...
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    If I understand correct you got the SD feeds then...

    If I understand correct you got the SD feeds then OTA ATSC as well?
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    Ok, here is a question.... I have DTV but not...

    Ok, here is a question....

    I have DTV but not the HD package. If I get a HR10-250 will it work with my current DTV card for SD and then the OTA for HD? I am currently using a HDVR2 but I can get...
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    In the Portland, OR area I have locals (and...

    In the Portland, OR area I have locals (and *ONLY* locals) with a round dual LNB dish...
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    Sticky: I'd totally be interested in a MythTV area. I...

    I'd totally be interested in a MythTV area. I just built a dual tuner (Silicon Dust HDHR) system for a friend of mine. I was so impressed I'm thinking of building myself one and ditching DirecTV. ...
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    At the risk of being a heretic, if you're going...

    At the risk of being a heretic, if you're going this route take a look at MythTV. For not too much money you can put together a dual HDTV tuner system.

    I just put together a system for a friend. ...
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    Realistically, what type of CPU power is needed...

    Realistically, what type of CPU power is needed for a minimum of 1:1 transcode speed? Running on my Debian Lenny desktop (AMD 4400+ w/ 1gig ram) I transcode about two to three times as fast as real...
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    Just a guess... Is AlphaWolf's All-in-one...

    Just a guess... Is AlphaWolf's All-in-one utilities installed? Were they on one partition the copied to the other using a simple "cp" command? If so this may be the issue... It copies them as...
  9. I think Narf54321 may be on to something. I've...

    I think Narf54321 may be on to something. I've had that problem as well. Now that I'm on linux and messed around with the tivo the other day I kept hitting the prom password when I pressed enter...
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    Is it possible to force the update a second time?...

    Is it possible to force the update a second time? I did something to totally hose my system and I'm hoping that since the slices are still there I can get my system working again.

    I tried to run...
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    I had no luck with export CC=gcc32 (I'm using...

    I had no luck with export CC=gcc32 (I'm using Debian Etch). Not sure if it was something I did wrong or not. I ended up changing all my gcc and g++ links to gcc32 rather than gcc41 (or whatever it...
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    What version of gcc are you using? Anything...

    What version of gcc are you using? Anything greater than 3.4 gave compile errors for me.
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    I'm not sure how FC5 works. I'm using Debian...

    I'm not sure how FC5 works. I'm using Debian Etch (Testing) and in the repositories quite a few of the old gcc builds are there. In fact, I have 3.4 up to 4.1 on my system. gcc is symlinked to...
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    What version of gcc are you using? I've got...

    What version of gcc are you using? I've got 4.1.1-13 and ffmpeg choked every time I tried to compile. I had to revert back to 3.4 (I think that was the one) in order to get it to compile. After...
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    It's a bit wonkey to get compiled but is...

    It's a bit wonkey to get compiled but is possible... What errors are you getting? Maye we can figure out how to get your build going.
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    Nevermind... Got it compiled. The naming is...

    Nevermind... Got it compiled.

    The naming is much nicer but it is a bit more buggier :D
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    It's been a while since I've been in the TiVo...

    It's been a while since I've been in the TiVo community and now that I've noticed tivoserver I'm playing again!

    I'm now using linux (debian etch) as my main home system and the pre-compiled...
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    Just restart the tivo. Usually will fix the...

    Just restart the tivo. Usually will fix the problem.
  19. A reboot fixed everything... It had about 55...

    A reboot fixed everything... It had about 55 days uptime with no reboots.
  20. Strange.... I lost all guide data also starting...

    Strange.... I lost all guide data also starting on the same date. I've got hacked 6.2.
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    YES! My tivo needs pink nipple cream!!!

    YES!

    My tivo needs pink nipple cream!!!
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    asshat. I love that word. AW, no doubt in my...

    asshat. I love that word.

    AW, no doubt in my mind you are totally on the level. Wankers like that burn out quickly. He's a typical Seagull Manager who drives everyone away...
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    You *may* want to check with the authors of the...

    You *may* want to check with the authors of the programs you are including to make sure they are fine with you redistributing them. Some are rather protective about their "children" being offered...
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    Dude, catch a clue! I'm tired of trying to be...

    Dude, catch a clue! I'm tired of trying to be nice. You're going to get eviscerated. You posted the same question twice in two different forums about 7 minutes apart.

    You are either lazy or...
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    Not a problem. Happy to help. Perhaps you...

    Not a problem. Happy to help.

    Perhaps you should think about this for a while. Let's see. That was your first post. Instead of going to "Newbies" you went to "Series 2 Support". Instead of...
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    I'm sure the people who sold you InstaCake would...

    I'm sure the people who sold you InstaCake would be more than happy to provide you with the tech support!

    Ah yes, here you go:

    http://www.ptvupgrade.com/support/instantcake/
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    Do a search for a thread on tivoapp patches. ...

    Do a search for a thread on tivoapp patches. That should give you the original and modified hex values and their location. Hexedit the Tivoapp (either via hex editor or dd) back to the original...
  28. <sigh> </sigh>
  29. Software version? Exact TiVo model? Backup from...

    Software version?
    Exact TiVo model?
    Backup from your image file? A downloaded one?
    Are you useing a lba48 aware boot disk with mfstools?

    "Didn't work". What didn't work? Were the symptoms...
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    Two Sleepers and an Instacake? That's a good way...

    Two Sleepers and an Instacake? That's a good way to build that troubleshooting skill set....

    In all seriousness, perhaps you should be taking this question to the makers of Instacake.
  31. You'll find them buried in /mfs/TuikRes. I'm...

    You'll find them buried in /mfs/TuikRes. I'm still trying to understand the mfs layout because they seem be have different paths to them and they almost appear to be differentiated by machine type...
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    Hmm... Interesting. So it backs up any stream...

    Hmm... Interesting. So it backs up any stream with a size less than 20Mb? I guess that would make sense. Menus would definitely be smaller than that.

    Good point. Yeah, do what he says!
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    Also, did you use no options in your restore? ...

    Also, did you use no options in your restore? Did you use -s to set the swap size or -x to expand the drive?
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    What was the command you used to back/restore the...

    What was the command you used to back/restore the drive? You said it had no options so you just used something like:

    mfsbackup /mnt/tivo.bak /dev/hdc
    and
    mfsrestore /mnt/tivo.bak /dev/hdd
    (you...
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    Odd. Same swapfile size? You've switched out...

    Odd. Same swapfile size?

    You've switched out all the hardware except for the actual TiVo it sounds like. I wonder if your power supply is on it's last leg and causing issues.
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    Nice! Good tip. I was thinking of doing...

    Nice! Good tip. I was thinking of doing something similar but never got around to it...

    Thanks!
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    Damn newbies. Have you even *made* a serial...

    Damn newbies. Have you even *made* a serial cable yet? Did you *search*?!?! If you want a guide, write it yourself.

    Heh heh... Sorry AW. I've seen so many "First Posts" recently my fingers...
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    People will be kind as long as you don't ask for...

    People will be kind as long as you don't ask for handouts... Or a guide.

    We know know the problem (transparent backgrounds) but a good thing to know is how it happened (and why). If all you did...
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    I think I used some dirt cheap CAT5 cable, if I...

    I think I used some dirt cheap CAT5 cable, if I remember correctly. It's been a while since I made mine but it was worth every penny. Just don't use the wires you don't need...
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    Holy cow. This has never happened before! Ok,...

    Holy cow. This has never happened before!

    Ok, maybe not.

    Because this was Post #1 for you I'll give you a hint. Use the search button before you get mauled.
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    One thing I've found is the cron files are put in...

    One thing I've found is the cron files are put in /var. When that gets wiped cron will stop working...
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    Partition Table keeps disappearing

    Not sure if this is a HD issue or a TiVo hardware issue (or something as simple as a drive cable issue).

    HDVR2 6.2 (hacked via killhdinitrd 3.1.5)


    The problem is my partition table keeps...
  43. I don't mean to be rude or just jump in to the...

    I don't mean to be rude or just jump in to the conversations but...

    Tricks of the trade:

    Step 1:
    Shut up for a little while and take the conversation out of the sewer. The longer you're in...
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    Yeah, you're right... But it was all in good...

    Yeah, you're right... But it was all in good humor (I hope).
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    Yup... Those are the same people who go to a...

    Yup... Those are the same people who go to a store to buy a big screen TV and get the one that looks the brightest...
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    If you modified the rc.sysinit file and didn't...

    If you modified the rc.sysinit file and didn't chmod afterwards then I'd be willing to bet this is the boot problem. It's worth a shot to get your Tivo back up and running, especially if you have...
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    Find a buddy with a PC, slap in the drive, boot...

    Find a buddy with a PC, slap in the drive, boot up with mfstools and chmod the rc.sysinit... Should take you 10 minutes, tops.
  48. Excellent. Nice to see it's starting to roll...

    Excellent. Nice to see it's starting to roll out. Question though... Is your system set to block updates and unplugged from the phone line? In other words, was it pushed from the satellite?
    ...
  49. Did you snag it off emule? I d/l one 4.01b image...

    Did you snag it off emule? I d/l one 4.01b image that gave me the same error. I eventually found a clean one but people should be aware that just because you find an image does not mean it's a good...
  50. Has the HMO/MRV patch location for 6.2 been...

    Has the HMO/MRV patch location for 6.2 been found? I don't remember seeing them posted.
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    Why not just send the backup and not the drive? ...

    Why not just send the backup and not the drive? Many backups are small enough to fit on a CDR.
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    If I understand you, there are several ways to do...

    If I understand you, there are several ways to do this. You cannot replace an active tivoapp so you need to make a copy of it (cp), rename the old one (mv), patch the copy then rename it 'tivoapp'. ...
  53. Yup, it's toast. Send it to me and I'll...

    Yup, it's toast.

    Send it to me and I'll dispose of it properly...... :D
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    Hmm... If I remember correctly it was one of two...

    Hmm... If I remember correctly it was one of two things:

    1. Trying to make a 256 meg swap file using mfstools.
    2. Corrupt emule image.

    At any rate, I got a new image file and made the standard...
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    It looks like the standard nero burning rom does...

    It looks like the standard nero burning rom does not have the nifty menu building capabilities that express does. If I use the standard menu building of Tytools then standard nero works great. Much...
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    Thanks for the tips, I'll give that a try. I...

    Thanks for the tips, I'll give that a try. I think I (maybe?) have figured out why Nero insists on transcoding. When I bring the .vob files in to DVD-Lab it warns me that they are SVCD encoded...
  57. I'm just getting started with burning DVDs... ...

    I'm just getting started with burning DVDs...

    So far the basic menu creation is pretty nice. I like adding my own .jpg for a background of the menu... What are the chances of getting support to...
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    I'm dredgin this up from the past here... I...

    I'm dredgin this up from the past here...

    I recently got a Pioneer DVD-108 (great burner!!) so I'm now working on making DVDs. I've got all the "Lost" episodes on my computer and I"m working to...
  59. Did you ever let WindowsXP boot while this drive...

    Did you ever let WindowsXP boot while this drive was attached? If so, you made TiVo very unhappy....
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    It's confusing to me too. :confused:

    It's confusing to me too. :confused:
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    Sticky: Ahh... Thanks for the tip! I'll modify my...

    Ahh... Thanks for the tip! I'll modify my setup...

    If I remember correctly, you are chain loading from the test.conf, correct? Do you launch the telnet daemon before the monte?
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    Sticky: I added this to the end of my rc.sysinit.author...

    I added this to the end of my rc.sysinit.author and did not rename netfilter-enable. Works fine...


    /sbin/iptables -F
  63. Yes, those horrible Republicans. Let's blame all...

    Yes, those horrible Republicans. Let's blame all of this on them:

    http://www.infoworld.com/cgi-bin/displayStory.pl?981028.wicopyright.htm


    http://www.gseis.ucla.edu/iclp/dmca1.htm

    ...
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    It never has, it simply spurs the creativity of...

    It never has, it simply spurs the creativity of those who are determined to find a way around it.
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    I ran in to a similar problem a while back with...

    I ran in to a similar problem a while back with an older version of Busybox. The "df" command didn't like either the -h or the -T switch (can't remember which one). Go to the command prompt and see...
  66. Once again:...

    Once again:
    http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/index.html

    So you went from offending the "hick" crowd to offending over 50% of this nation's population. Good job!

    Yeah, he sure mishandled...
  67. Art Bell?

    Tin foil hats for sale!
    Get your tin foil hats right here!

    Step right up. Guaranteed to prevent satellite tracking and stop that incessant ringing in the ears....

    /puts on hat.
  68. http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/index.html...

    http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/index.html

    Hey, I'm just sayin'..... No one is holding you back.
  69. Argh! You beat me to it!! I've been trying to...

    Argh! You beat me to it!! I've been trying to figure out tcl so I could do this exact thing!! :D

    <sigh>

    Good Job, PortlandPaw! A few suggestions and an issue:

    (This is a HDVR2 running...
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    Geeze... Who's that Riley guy and what makes...

    Geeze...

    Who's that Riley guy and what makes him so special?

    :D

    Just kidding! Nice article! Has the link from the article caused a flood on the server?
  71. This is a great module! My on suggestion, have...

    This is a great module!

    My on suggestion, have "check all" and "uncheck all" buttons.

    I'm an odd (and cheap! Don't forget cheap!) one who has DirecTiVo but only get local channels. I hate...
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    Understandable, but in that case you may wan to...

    Understandable, but in that case you may wan to yank SendKey from the current package because of the incompatibilities with 4.x.
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    I believe it's only compatible with 4.x. ...

    I believe it's only compatible with 4.x. MuscleNerd compiled it I think so maybe he could shed some light on that. It appears it's named "sendkey" rather than "SendKey" to differentiate itself from...
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    Hi there Pooch... I'd recommend going to the...

    Hi there Pooch...

    I'd recommend going to the TWP web page and downloading the non-tpm version. FTP it to your tivo and place the .gz in the folder you want the tivowebplus folder to be (if you...
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    You're probably doing something wrong. No,...

    You're probably doing something wrong.

    No, that wasn't very informative, was it? :D

    (In other words, more info, please).
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    Yeah, I've made the chances on my setup and (so...

    Yeah, I've made the chances on my setup and (so far) it's working fine. I wasn't aware that there were more standing issues with sendkey.

    Thanks for the info.
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    It seems that the webremote.ictl modules included...

    It seems that the webremote.ictl modules included in this release still uses the SendKey that is broken for 4.0+. Could the one modified by tivomaster to use MuscleNerd's sendkey be included?
    ...
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    Hey Alphawolf, The SendKey included in the...

    Hey Alphawolf,

    The SendKey included in the binary package seems to be the one that's broken for S2 4.0+. Could you included the sendkey found in this post:
    ...
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    This is what confuses me.... The script *does...

    This is what confuses me....

    The script *does not* call /devbin/SendKey. It calls SendKey (which is in the /bin directory and part of the path). Running SendKey right after boot causes the...
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    SendKey right after boot

    I'm using a tivowebplus module that calls SendKey when tivowebplus is loaded. I have tivowebplus load via rc.sysinit.author so it loads (and the modules load) right after the boot process. The...
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    I have a honkin' big TV and I'd like to make the...

    I have a honkin' big TV and I'd like to make the font smaller... Even half the size would be plenty big for the menus. Then I could also see more on the screen.

    Perhaps this would be a similar...
  82. I have to head off to work so I don't have the...

    I have to head off to work so I don't have the time to dig through the posts, but I seem to remember a thread talking about a reboot loop if you used the USB2.0 drivers with one of the original USB...
  83. Was it working fine then this suddenly started or...

    Was it working fine then this suddenly started or did you have the drive in your computer, placed it back in the tivo then got this message?

    If it's the latter, make sure you set the jumper...
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    There's a pretty easy solution... Use your...

    There's a pretty easy solution... Use your favorite text editor and make a file called .profile then place it in the root directory. Whatever you place in this file will be executed when you start...
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    Good job man! I commend you for not taking the...

    Good job man! I commend you for not taking the sleeper route. You'll thank yourself in the long run once you really start getting in to it.

    There are some amazing people here with really big...
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    You are correct, sir! I cannot be sure what...

    You are correct, sir!

    I cannot be sure what exactly solved the problem because several things happened almost at once. I was having issues with 4.01b (guide error in addition to the blank now...
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    I'm using 4.0-01 on my hdvr2 and have no issues...

    I'm using 4.0-01 on my hdvr2 and have no issues inserting shows. Use the tmf format when you do.
  88. Best idea yet. That has saved me several times....

    Best idea yet. That has saved me several times.



    How did you modify the tivoapp? With a hex editor or by hand (dd)? You stated that you verified it with the hex editor but is that how you...
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    Where did you get your 4.01b version? I pulled...

    Where did you get your 4.01b version? I pulled on off of emule that seemed to be quite buggy and did the same thing. I ditched it and ended up going with 4.0 and now I have no problems.
  90. chmod +x tivoapp? Done that more than once....

    chmod +x tivoapp?

    Done that more than once....
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    Don't "ughh" the monte! Monte is your friend! ...

    Don't "ughh" the monte! Monte is your friend!

    If it's been a while since your last monte experience, you'll see it has drastically changed. Read the "A killhdinitrd'd 3.1u5 kernel and a Monte"...
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    Ok, because you asked nicely, I'll bite :) 1....

    Ok, because you asked nicely, I'll bite :)

    1. Monte is not required if you can find yourself the 4.01a kernel. With any other 4.x kernels if you want TiVoWeb or other hacks, yes, you will need to...
  93. Hi NutKase, I'm running 4.0 and for the 30...

    Hi NutKase,

    I'm running 4.0 and for the 30 second skip using 14400068. It's been running this way for several weeks with no issues. If others are using 10440068 maybe it works both ways?
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    Trust me, he is. :D

    Trust me, he is.

    :D
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    The key to this is when you dd the 4.0.1b kernel...

    The key to this is when you dd the 4.0.1b kernel out (or to another location on the same drive... hint hint hint) to not dd it to a partition but rather a file:

    dd if=/dev/hdc3...
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    Personally, I chose to go with the monte setup...

    Personally, I chose to go with the monte setup (killhdinitrd 3.1.1c to killinitrd 4.0) because I was getting the guide error with all other 4.0x versions. The 4.0 guide error patch cleaned things...
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    Of course we're not just going to hand it to you,...

    Of course we're not just going to hand it to you, we want you to learn :D

    I'll get you started though... Then I want you to move over to the new monte thread that NutKase started and ask...
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    NO! Forget that guide exists. Ignore it. ...

    NO!

    Forget that guide exists. Ignore it. Stop looking at it! Erase it from your bookmark! I told you to stop looking at it! Do not taunt happy fun ball!

    That is a hugely overcomplicated...
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    I don't think that is all you have to do... Make...

    I don't think that is all you have to do... Make sure those drivers are in your /lib/modules directory. There is a good chance they won't be there and you'll need to track them down the put them in...
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    At one point did you say you were going to use...

    At one point did you say you were going to use 4.0? If that is the case, you'll need to monte... It's a bit larger step but well worth it.



    You wouldn't happen to have a serial cable, would...
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    Yup, We've all gone through that!!! :D So...

    Yup, We've all gone through that!!! :D

    So what approach are you taking? You killhdinitrd'd which kernel? Are you going for the monte of a 3.1.1c to a 4.0x?



    Wise choice. I wish I would...
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    Sorry, I stand corrected.... It was late and my...

    Sorry, I stand corrected.... It was late and my fingers got tired of typing the whole name <yawn>

    Now that I look at it, there are quite a few similar named hacks and scrips (more than just...
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    Huh. Who'd of thunk. I guess I should take a...

    Huh. Who'd of thunk.

    I guess I should take a look at mplayer! I've never used it so it's no wonder I missed that option!
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    My advice would be to use the "new" monte...

    My advice would be to use the "new" monte method... Confusing at first but once you realize what's going on it's really simple. Read through that thread in the S2 area and post some questions there...
  105. Installing Joe, Busybox to the non-default spot

    Sometimes I ask these seemingly simple questions and feel like such a tard...

    I'm not very wise in the ways of *nix but I'm learning....

    I want to stop putting hacks in the /var directory. The...
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    What commands did the "sleeper" use to...

    <sigh>

    What commands did the "sleeper" use to backup and restore? Did it put in the correct options to expand the drive?

    Using "Sleeper" do you think you'll have issues with such a large hard...
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    I've been playing with this idea too... I've...

    I've been playing with this idea too...

    I've been poking around to see if I can figure out if the recording buffer has an FSID associated with it. If it does, it should not be too much of a trick...
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    Out of curiosity NutKase, which partition do you...

    Out of curiosity NutKase, which partition do you use to keep your hacks in?
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    I've used MuscleNerd's patch for 4.0 and I'm not...

    I've used MuscleNerd's patch for 4.0 and I'm not entirely sure it 100% fixed the issues.... Perhaps someone else running 4.0 can verify this or not. When I used it, the "Acquiring data from...
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    Ok, here's a dumb question, but did you install...

    Ok, here's a dumb question, but did you install the "missing" binaries to the /bin or /sbin (or another directory you put in your path)?

    Look in /bin and /sbin to see if the commands you are...
  111. Thread: "No Programs"

    by Lost Dog
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    Not only that, but it *does* take a bit of time...

    Not only that, but it *does* take a bit of time for the guide data to get populated from the satellite.

    Lost Dog
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    Kernel errors, sign of a bad drive?

    My kernel log is filling up with things like this:

    Sep 18 10:50:19 (none) kernel: EXT2-fs error (device ide0(3,9)): ext2_free_blocks: Freeing blocks not in datazone - block = 1129270597, count = 1...
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    Is this wired or wireless? I've been using...

    Is this wired or wireless? I've been using wireless (TiVo connects to a bridge, which connects to my wireless router) and had horrible problems uploading shows. The transfer speed would drift from...
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    Nope, never once had to pause live TV. This is...

    Nope, never once had to pause live TV. This is an HDVR2 running 4.0.
  115. Thread: Advice

    by Lost Dog
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    First, do you have something like this: ...

    First, do you have something like this:

    #Telnet and FTP
    tnlited 23 /bin/bash -login &
    /bin/tivoftpd

    in your rc.sysinit.author?

    Secondly, try adding:
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    That would be my guess... It all depends on what...

    That would be my guess... It all depends on what system you are running currently and if 3.1.5d uses some sort of updated MFS database.

    I tried restoring 4.0 to an old drive then putting the...
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    Huh. What version are you currently running? ...

    Huh.

    What version are you currently running?

    Come on! Be the front runner! Remove that software upgrade block and see what it's made of!
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    Why do you want HMO to contact TiVo? What did...

    Why do you want HMO to contact TiVo?

    What did the sleeper script do for you? What did it place where and why? Can any of these be contributing to your problem?

    The Superpatch simply gave you...
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    Well, it depends on what you want to do. In...

    Well, it depends on what you want to do. In hopes of not cluttering up this Superpatch thread I'll give you a quick answer but I suggest posting this question in the Newbie's section.

    Stream and...
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    Hi NutKase, Due to the guide error found in...

    Hi NutKase,

    Due to the guide error found in 4.0.1b I settled back to 4.0-01-2-240 for my HDVR2.

    I have verified that the Superpatch v 0.6.1 does not contain the 30 second skip for 4.0. The...
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    read_sector timeout

    Recently while playing with 4.0-01-2-240 on my HDVR2 after a reboot (which has been happening often due to playing with different USB2.0 drivers) I get the following:



    This kind of makes me...
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    While doing a search for reason=53 I ran across...

    While doing a search for reason=53 I ran across this thread so I thought I'd resurrect it...

    In the "old" monte method, the boot page is altered by


    bootpage -P "root=xxx bla bla bla" -C...
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    Umm... Ummm.... I'm special? Yeah,...

    Umm...

    Ummm....

    I'm special?



    Yeah, NutKase and I basically had the same intent but were confusing one another. Ever have one of those conversations where every time you say something...
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    I guess "beat" was the wrong term... More like...

    I guess "beat" was the wrong term... More like "have it working to the point they are satisfied so they can focus their efforts on other tasks."

    This thread actually helped me immensely. Both...
  125. Whoa. I just noticed this. If you'd like some...

    Whoa. I just noticed this. If you'd like some help testing this, let me know. I've got a Dell Axim.

    Does this stream the video to the pocket pc or is a re-encode using a different codec then...
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    The Elders already have this one beat and...

    The Elders already have this one beat and understand it's significants, while the vast majority who don't take the time to realize it's true power and purpose are content to let a script do all their...
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    It seems like more DTiVo owners are making the...

    It seems like more DTiVo owners are making the attempt to put 4.0 on their system (myself included). I have experimented with a number of different 4.x versions and on all of them parental controls...
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    I've spent most of the day messing around with...

    I've spent most of the day messing around with 4.0.1b-02-2-240 on my HDVR2. I think this is the version I'm going to stick with.

    I have applied Superpatch .6.1 and parental controls are still on....
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    You could also see what is used to ftp the video...

    You could also see what is used to ftp the video to your computer and if it's mfs_ftp then contact the seller to make sure he gave rc3105 the required payment for selling his software...

    THEN you...
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    Uh oh. This is gunna get ugly.

    Uh oh.

    This is gunna get ugly.
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    Sorry, I guess I didn't understand the original...

    Sorry, I guess I didn't understand the original purpose of this thread... I didn't realize you were working to get a .bogus based on rc3105's but of your own design... I had thought the purpose was...
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    Whoa that was easy! (with minor issues that I'll...

    Whoa that was easy!
    (with minor issues that I'll explain at the end)

    As I type I'm listening to the mp3's of the 77s on my HDVR2.

    I used rc3105's rc.sysinit.


    (edited the step by step. To...
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    In that case, I'll go strait to 3.1.1c!

    In that case, I'll go strait to 3.1.1c!
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    Tell you what... I'll use 31u5 first. I've got...

    Tell you what... I'll use 31u5 first. I've got that already on disk and I won't have to image a drive to pull off the kernel (as I was about to do with 3.1.1c). That will make things go quicker...
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    Did you happen to install any ethernet drivers? ...

    Did you happen to install any ethernet drivers? If I remember correctly, there was some connection between either insmod of drivers that are loaded in the 4.0 kernel or by the drivers themselves.
  136. Thread: Gmail invites

    by Lost Dog
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    What the heck... I'll be a sheep too. Baaaaaaa.

    What the heck... I'll be a sheep too.

    Baaaaaaa.
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    Hmm... Not sure why it wouldn't work. I've been...

    Hmm... Not sure why it wouldn't work. I've been doing the "old skool" monte for a while using the 31u5 and several 4.0 flavors with no problems on my HDVR2. I now have a nice collection of nearly...
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    Yeah, I suspected my logic was screwed somewhere...

    Yeah, I suspected my logic was screwed somewhere in there...

    So /hda3 (or 6) is *required* to be booted first due to (prom?) hardware based needs. That is why you stick a complete killinitrd...
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    Hey NutKase... Thanks for the good blog of...

    Hey NutKase...

    Thanks for the good blog of your new monte quest. Hey, how can I copy and rename tivoftpd on my system?

    Sorry, I couldn't resist.

    I'm back from a wonderful weekend on the...
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    Monte from one root

    This was taken from the killhdinitrd support thread:



    I'd like to play around with this and try to get a simplified monte working (and it I'm reading this correctly, because mfstool backs...
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    Sticky: My feeble brain was mixing up "kernel" with...

    My feeble brain was mixing up "kernel" with "tivoapp".

    <sigh>

    I can't believe I was thinking in those terms...

    "the ONLY 4.x kernel supported is 4.0.1a"

    I'm amazed I didn't catch that...
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    Sticky: Am I reading this right... If there are *any*...

    Am I reading this right...

    If there are *any* hacks on the current kernel, such as 30-skip or de-scramble, then killhdinitrd will not work?

    I acquired 4.0.1b.2003 and I'm going to try it on my...
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    This kind of goes along with a thought that I've...

    This kind of goes along with a thought that I've been playing with. I know nothing about how all this works so I'm studying and learning but would this be possible?

    Many people use an additional...
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    Ok... First, read this thread (yes, it's long): ...

    Ok... First, read this thread (yes, it's long):

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=26023

    Don't actually hack your box this way, but this has some links and good info in it to...
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    I'm telling ya... take the time and do everything...

    I'm telling ya... take the time and do everything manually. Make yourself a serial cable so you can try things when it's in the TiVo. You'll have much better luck troubleshooting if you have more...
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    A quick search on line leads me to believe it's...

    A quick search on line leads me to believe it's based on the Pegasus chipset.

    Did I read correctly that you are using your original drive as a test hacking drive?

    1st rule of Fight Club is make...
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    My suggestion would be to explain exactly what...

    My suggestion would be to explain exactly what you are doing. Without this info we can't help.

    What commands are you using? What is your setup? How are your drives configured (/dev/hda?...
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    They are on. They are just patiently waiting you...

    They are on. They are just patiently waiting you to feed them the correct drivers.

    Just out of curiosity, when you "turn them on" what are you planning to do? What is your goal here?
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    Oh boy... This is the problem with the "do it...

    Oh boy... This is the problem with the "do it all" scripts...

    First hint....

    Without Monte you're hosed.

    First suggestion...

    Skip the scripts and do it manually. That way when something...
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    "Everybodys hugging." /Ralph

    "Everybodys hugging."

    /Ralph
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