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    HI!:rolleyes:

    HI!:rolleyes:
  2. Well thanks for nothing I finally got the light...

    Well thanks for nothing I finally got the light buld up and running but I don't want to keep paying the electric company. How can I hack it so that I don't have to pay them? Please tell me, please....
  3. Where can I download that Video? Please help me,...

    Where can I download that Video? Please help me, oh and thanks! :cool:
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    I got a better question ... Why ask this question...

    I got a better question ... Why ask this question in every Tivo site know to man? :cool:
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    Might I suggest that if you are going to be doing...

    Might I suggest that if you are going to be doing some poking around that since 7.2 is now out you might want to get on the prioroty list and take that update first as others are reporting better...
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    Yes my understanding is that since the 5.X code...

    Yes my understanding is that since the 5.X code that all the SA's have LBA48 but I'm sure that someone will correct me on the start.

    Menu's seem much snappier in places and much slower in others...
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    No think of this as MRV and all those rules...

    No think of this as MRV and all those rules apply. (You can start watching once the transfer is underway and depending on the local network you might be able to watch close to realtime)

    Mike:cool:
  8. Well I can tell you that until I rebooted both of...

    Well I can tell you that until I rebooted both of mine (one DVR & one DVD) they did not see the desktop. I also believe that part of the what allows the Tivo to see the PC is only in the 7.2 code,...
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    Ok so all the pieces are now here ... On the Tivo...

    Ok so all the pieces are now here ... On the Tivo site is the new Desktop software version 2.2 This link has the specifics about the video as well as a link to the desktop...
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    Well if you have the 7.2 software and the Desktop...

    Well if you have the 7.2 software and the Desktop 2.2 then all you have to do is put an MPEG-2 compliant video (helps if the extension is .mpg) into the My Tivo Recordings folder and away you go.
    ...
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    Yes and it is covered in the extraction forum...

    Yes and it is covered in the extraction forum right here ... oh and your welcome! :cool:
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    I done a bit more reading and thinking about this...

    I done a bit more reading and thinking about this so here is why I think the community at DDB might want to keep an eye on this. More and more this sounds like the new desktop software will make the...
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    But not until they release the new desktop...

    But not until they release the new desktop software version 2.2 :cool:
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    Series2 DVR with software version 7.2

    Yes 7.2 is coming and this is one of the features that is going to be in there ... Check out the Tivo web site! http://customersupport.tivo.com/knowbase/root/public/tv251080.htm?

    (For those who...
  15. Thread: TiVo Download

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    TivoPony posted an open invitation to get the...

    TivoPony posted an open invitation to get the beta software over at TCF
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    I think a line from my old man would be in order...

    I think a line from my old man would be in order right about now ...

    Don't let the door hit you in the A## on your way out :cool:
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    Well since you can't mod the DRT800 you might...

    Well since you can't mod the DRT800 you might want to check out this post over at TCF (http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/showthread.php?t=253047)

    It's an open beta and the DRT800 is part of...
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    Bob, Just a wild guess (but since I don't have...

    Bob,

    Just a wild guess (but since I don't have a DTivo you might want to consider the source) but the #401 backdoor exist for the SA Tivo to make its daily call to Tivo. If I understand the DTivo...
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    Or to the OP .... Get a good USENET news...

    Or to the OP ....

    Get a good USENET news server and a good binary news reader and you are all set.
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    I'm out of ideas :cool:

    I'm out of ideas :cool:
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    I guess that would be a key question that we...

    I guess that would be a key question that we never established in the beginning ... did this thing ever work with all the hardware that you are now playing with? or is this a case of brought it...
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    Most but not all the Humax DVD burner does not...

    Most but not all the Humax DVD burner does not come with Tivo basic.
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    Can't comment on the netgear as I have never used...

    Can't comment on the netgear as I have never used their stuff ... mostly went with the Linksys because of the wealth of information about them available on the net and before Cisco brought them they...
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    I don't have a place for the specs on the power...

    I don't have a place for the specs on the power supply but I can't help but think that since it is not much more then a silly little linux box that the specs for a standard PC power supply might...
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    Jamie, Thanks ... I thought as much based on...

    Jamie,

    Thanks ... I thought as much based on the recent outage and what not but good to know. Mine are all SA Series 2.5 unhacked (at this point) and I pay them all their money.

    Thought it...
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    Great now I think we have a satified customer!

    Great now I think we have a satified customer!
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    Take the HardDrive out put in in a PC and run the...

    Take the HardDrive out put in in a PC and run the manufactors diags?
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    Bob, I know lots about LED based lasers and...

    Bob,

    I know lots about LED based lasers and very little about how they might or might not be used in a Tivo but that being said yes they do burn out. So if you tried the unplug and wait and then...
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    If that is all that you want why not go to...

    If that is all that you want why not go to auction.samsclub.com (assuming you have a Sams Club Membership) and bid on a brand new 80 hour Tivo. Seen the Humax non DVD units go for under $100

    Of...
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    If the HME is present in the code then...

    If the HME is present in the code then clear,clear,0,0 from the system information screen will enable it. You know it is enabled because the Music & Photos turns to Music, Photos & More.

    I also...
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    Yes as the DHCP is a two way exchange that should...

    Yes as the DHCP is a two way exchange that should verify the connectivity as long as you keep the DHCP turned off on router 2.

    Also I would probably bring router 2 close (or closer) to router 1...
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    Agreed! Probably the point that I was...

    Agreed!



    Probably the point that I was trying to get around to but it is clear that it did not come across

    Never seen anything else from you and have come to expect nothing less ... Sorry...
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    If you have a another PC or laptop or can allow...

    If you have a another PC or laptop or can allow the Tivo to do DHCP you will be able to tell you have the routers setup correctly if you use Router 1 for DHCP and leave it turned off on Router 2. If...
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    Right but the cheapest one I've seen is $200 plus...

    Right but the cheapest one I've seen is $200 plus shipping sans the plcc tip (another 40 or so depending on the size) not exactly what I would consider economical for home use considering after you...
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    Yet another satified customer!

    Yet another satified customer!
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    That is the long and short of what I heard and...

    That is the long and short of what I heard and since mine are are stock 2.5 I can't get to the logs to see ... What was even more pathetic was that 2nd level tech support was clueless. I kept...
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    Thanks! I was begining to feel like the tree...

    Thanks! I was begining to feel like the tree falling in the forest
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    Wow first off how about dusting off an oldie but...

    Wow first off how about dusting off an oldie but a goodie ...

    Anyway if I recall correctly the series 2.5 motherboards are not capable of generating the required voltage to program the PROM in...
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    Wow 26 of you read this and no one had even one...

    Wow 26 of you read this and no one had even one comment?
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    Tivo - ToGo Outage this weekend

    Not sure if anyone else saw it or not but seems that the folks over at Tivo rolled out a configuration change last week that broke the ToGo functionality. Official line is that they were making...
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    As another poster replied Video inputs aside...

    As another poster replied

    Video inputs aside it is still a linux box that if you can hack you can network and it still has a decoder to display the output
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    Cool & Thanks! Since I am in management they...

    Cool & Thanks!

    Since I am in management they never let me play with the toys at work any more so this is right up the old bit head in me alley.

    MODS

    Sorry if this was way too far off topic
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    There are several other threads about it on the...

    There are several other threads about it on the board but one option that some are looking into/doing is to take the box to a local hardware/TV repair shop that has the tools and experience and let...
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    I suppose what we are trying to tell you is that...

    I suppose what we are trying to tell you is that there are a couple of ways to skin this cat ... the gaming type adapter is one and psxboy's point is valid in that you could purchase yet another 54G...
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    Or just get your self one of those gaming...

    Or just get your self one of those gaming adapters and plug the wired adapter into it and Bob's your uncle
  46. Well I found the Sam's auction site a while back...

    Well I found the Sam's auction site a while back and it works as advertised. Picked up a two new Humax 80 hour one with DVD and one without. Got them both for a good price ')

    You can only burn...
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    RadioShack used to sell an inline fuse holded...

    RadioShack used to sell an inline fuse holded that just might do the trick
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    If locking folks out of the box was their overall...

    If locking folks out of the box was their overall intent then could they not ship down a piece of code that does a simple checksum on the PROM image and if its wrong then they could shutdown the box ...
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    New software = New holes

    The new 7.1 software was rushed out to market (in general terms) as is evident by several minor point releases. The new code loads up lots of new stuff, like a web server.

    So what do you think...
  50. I could be wrong but I seem to have read on TCF...

    I could be wrong but I seem to have read on TCF that the only thing under the showcase would be the TV GUide SPOT (not that your missing anything there) also since they have been running the get a...
  51. Or for us none metric folks roughly 328.0839901...

    Or for us none metric folks roughly 328.0839901 feet

    Google is your friend (http://www.ilpi.com/msds/ref/distanceunits.html)
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    Ok so with all of this I am dying to know what...

    Ok so with all of this I am dying to know what your question is/was.

    So would you be ever so kind as to post it in the newbie thread?
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    Sticky: I thought that was a gas pain? :eek:

    I thought that was a gas pain? :eek:
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    You know I almost did not post this follow up so...

    You know I almost did not post this follow up so if the mods want to wack it go ahead ... That being said

    You know with the rush to get the whole TivoToGo code done and out the door one can't help...
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    Simple Google search was all that was required

    Well try this google link and I think the first result should answer your questions.

    http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rls=GGLD,GGLD:2004-08,GGLD:en&q=Serial+cable+Length
    ...
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    Also as a general rule of thumb make sure that...

    Also as a general rule of thumb make sure that the static address you assign the Tivo is not in the DHCP address pool range. If you only have one or two devices it might not be a big deal but you...
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    Ok so I was in a good mood, what can I say ......

    Ok so I was in a good mood, what can I say ... </GRIN> I'll try not to let it happen again! <GRIN>
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    You can get started by reading all the stickies...

    You can get started by reading all the stickies in the newbe area. I would also suggest that you find out why Sleeper is not considered the way to hack your Tivo ... but then again maybe you already...
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    Well I for one think he is entitled to the...

    Well I for one think he is entitled to the occasional snide comment! You might want to search and just see how many of the newbie questions that Bill actually answers. He is more the patient and I...
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    Congrads! I would just like to remind you that...

    Congrads! I would just like to remind you that adding that second drive is going to increase the heat in the inside of the tivo by at least another 100 degrees F. So unless you are planning on a...
  61. But then the come home for the summer and want to...

    But then the come home for the summer and want to live in your house like they did in the dorm and you still don't get any sleep! :eek:

    :cool:
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    Once you remove it from the board that is! ...

    Once you remove it from the board that is!

    :cool:
  63. Thread: HD in a Tivo?

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    With the exception of some of the DVD buriner...

    With the exception of some of the DVD buriner Tivo's which have two IDE controllers ... I think I recall reading somewhere that the reason was so that the burns would be faster so even though they...
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    Well if you want to edit check out this tool ...

    Well if you want to edit check out this tool

    http://www.tmpgenc.net/e_main.html - TMPGEnc a long time favor of those in the video world - link is to the free version and I sure that you can find...
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    Well how about if I might suggest a step before...

    Well how about if I might suggest a step before your first step and that is to create a good backup. Then test it on a new drive and put your original drive on the shelf for safe keeping ......
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    I'll have to make a point to read up on what is...

    I'll have to make a point to read up on what is there!

    So I wonder if the crypto chip is FIPS compliant? Cause if so then then the any data would be toast anyway if you tried to remove the chip....
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    Huh? Ok maybe I have this backwards but the...

    Huh?

    Ok maybe I have this backwards but the chip usualy has just has the Algorithm (which is a fancy way of saying the mathamatical formula) and the keys public and private are what make it go. ...
  68. Umm you were learning something new? :cool: ...

    Umm you were learning something new? :cool:

    Also just incase you are still in the learning mode you might like this link as well ... http://www.financialcryptography.com/mt/archives/000357.html...
  69. Then you might like this even better. ...

    Then you might like this even better.

    http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2005/02/sha1_broken.html

    Bruce Schneier
    Schneier on Security
    A weblog covering security and security technology....
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    I've just learned to enjoy the ride ... best...

    I've just learned to enjoy the ride ... best thing is you never know where it will take you! :cool:
  71. Maybe this will help on your quest to under stand...

    Maybe this will help on your quest to under stand the sha1 hash.

    http://www.itl.nist.gov/fipspubs/fip180-1.htm

    "The SHA-1 is called secure because it is computationally infeasible to find a...
  72. Last thing I can think of

    Have you tried a crossover cable directly from the PC to the Tivo?
  73. Ok I had kind of figured that out from the...

    Ok I had kind of figured that out from the picture, what I was wondering was did the "Trick" let you see what was going on behind the "Welcome" screens kind of like hitting the escape key did in the...
  74. So how about the old removable hard drive trick? ...

    So how about the old removable hard drive trick? The marketing weeniees would love it you sell two pieces of hardware and one drive and its really easy to use :cool:
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    And where did you read that you can hack this...

    And where did you read that you can hack this unit?
    Was it in the thread about replacing the PROM?

    :cool:
  76. Ok so mostly I see this on real networks but you...

    Ok so mostly I see this on real networks but you might want to look at the speed and duplex settings on the adapters (Tivo & PC) not sure how you check the Tivo. But I have seen connections seem to...
  77. Does that trick work for the SA as well? Not...

    Does that trick work for the SA as well?

    Not that I have anything better to do then mash the thumbs up while rebooting the Tivo :D
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    How would ever need more then 640K

    Well one thing I have learned is that as soon as somebody says something like that someone figures out a way to do it. Remember when modems would never go about 300 baud? :cool:
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    What I picked up

    Ok for what it is worth ... have you read the stuff that the MAC guys are doing with this?

    Also It is my understanding (warped as that might be) that under 7.x you have a nice web server interface...
  80. I could be wrong (and I'm sure I'll hear about if...

    I could be wrong (and I'm sure I'll hear about if I am) but I think where ADH was trying to leading you was what are you willing to learn.

    If you are then this thread is a great resource ...
    ...
  81. Well I remember when I was playing around with...

    Well I remember when I was playing around with disassembly in the old C64 days that it really helped to understand the physical archecture of the machine as well. Example if the serial port was...
  82. Ports for JHMO

    Well I started to go down this road as I run desktop firewall software behind a hardware linksys so all I can tell you is that it was so may that I ended up just allowing the Java app on the PC to...
  83. Thread: 3.1 xtreme

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    First law of holes

    Have you ever heard of the first law of holes? When your in one put down the shovel and stop digging! :eek:
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    I always thought it was what you did with the...

    I always thought it was what you did with the rope and not the size? :confused:
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    Ok here is what I know is a fact stuff that is...

    Ok here is what I know is a fact stuff that is used to running for a long time that is never shut off, oh like lets say a mainframe and then you power it back up, lots of things break. Harddrives...
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    Wild Ride

    Wow what a while ride ... I was reading the thread well ADH was moving it to the sewer and low and behold I woke up in the sewer ... And I wasn't even drinking, honest offsseerrr! :D
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    Tips?

    Did you run that software on both machines? (The one that is in sync and the one that is out of sync) Did you see any differences?

    As for what a codec is try this link
    ...
  88. Thread: should I ...

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    Also ...

    Also one should remember that if it is the T800 that you are looking at that wireless is supported right out of the box and once it gets the 7.x software then you can copy over shows using the...
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    Silly me I just assumed that it was here because...

    Silly me I just assumed that it was here because that is where all Porsches end up ... :D
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    I pick this up in the video forums and your...

    I pick this up in the video forums and your milage may vary but it is worth a look into ..... RadLight Filter Manager v1.3

    As the previous poster mentioned it is probably one of the codecs install...
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    Did you buy chance try to view the file on a...

    Did you buy chance try to view the file on a different machine?

    Just a thought.

    Mike :cool:
  92. ie - Basic Networking Stuff

    For what it is worth this is basic networking stuff ... a Google on broadcast address returned this link amoung others ... http://www.linktionary.com/b/broadcast_address.html



    Do you have a...
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    Me too (god that sounded so AOL like) ... but you...

    Me too (god that sounded so AOL like) ... but you know that Comcast has no sense of humor about folks opening up their boxes :eek:


    Mike :cool:
  94. Thread: Where's my IP

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    Question

    Just for my own edification if I have followed the rc.sysinit chain would I have found that out from looking at scripts?

    I have not pulled my own drive series 2.5 and the wife factor have kept it...
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    I suppose that depends on where and when you were...

    I suppose that depends on where and when you were born ... If you were born recently in the good old USA then 5 minutes is too long!

    Mike :cool:
  96. Thread: Where's my IP

    by justmike
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    Where I would look

    Ok so I'm not going to claim to be a unix/linux god or even play one on TV for that matter ... but I would start where I always start when I want to figure something out and that is the begining...
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    Glad to help!

    Glad to help!
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    And I think the comercial tag line is ...

    And I think the comercial tag line is

    PRICELESS!

    Mike :cool:
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    I have a question that I have been formulating...

    I have a question that I have been formulating ... wanted to do a bit more research first but since this looks like an openning

    First off I have read you threads on the series 2.5 including the...
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    I have always been partial to TMPGENC and you can...

    I have always been partial to TMPGENC and you can find the free version here

    http://www.tmpgenc.net/e_main.html

    Mike :cool:
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    On the serious side of things a couple of hard...

    On the serious side of things a couple of hard drives would not hurt if your playing with more then one make sure to stick a label on them as well!

    Mike :cool:
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    Well you can still do a manual recording to cover...

    Well you can still do a manual recording to cover the second show. IIRC it won't let you start it till 5 minutes after but you can pad the beginning and just miss one minute.

    But your right it...
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    First one I ever got to play with on a regular...

    First one I ever got to play with on a regular basis was a Wang programable calculator with the Nixy tube display. It had dip switches that you set for the memory address and then reset them for the...
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    That's not uncommon to have the ability to reset...

    That's not uncommon to have the ability to reset the MAC address via software however even if that is the case the manafacture was never supposed to ship the hardware with the same MAC. If I recall...
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    Huh?

    Ok unless I was asleep when they taught this part about networking I would be looking in the config files on the Tivo not the hardware.

    Last time I check hardware manafacturers had to ship...
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    Sure lot's of ideas. Can you set up a web server...

    Sure lot's of ideas. Can you set up a web server on the PC and get to it from the Internet? Could your ISP block such things?

    If you can get to tivoweb from the local lan then the software is...
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    Zero is your friend

    This is where the well worn networking answer comes into play ... It depends ..... True in the classful and false in the classless IP addressing network world.

    Mike :cool:
  108. Also going to guess that if you purchased it new...

    Also going to guess that if you purchased it new that you have a series 2.5 and need a PROM mod before you can hack it. If you search a bit there is an excellent thread on the specifics.

    Mike...
  109. 7317 Product Brief

    Can be found here http://www.broadcom.com/collateral/pb/7317-PB02-R.pdf

    And of course you are correct :cool:

    Mike
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    Where did he go?

    Well I am really depressed now as I wanted to see if he was going to figure this out on his own or not. But I do have a follow on question if you don't mind.

    I know why you can't program the PROM...
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    Ver 7.x and that other forum

    Ok I was not really sure if this went here or developement so if it gets moved thats ok. I ran across this at that other forum and know that some of you never read it so I thought I might pass it...
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    Oooooh Can I answer

    <GRIN> I know this one! I can wait if I have to but it would be really hard </GRIN>

    Mike
  113. DVD Drive Question

    Not to butt in but what the heck .... I have a new Humax DRT-800 and have yet to crack the case (wanted some of the warrantee to run out first) but if the pictures are correct that were posted...
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