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  1. You say "lion's share"; I said "most". I think...

    You say "lion's share"; I said "most". I think we're pretty much in agreement. :)
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    No, you'd be pissed. Not everyone has the same...

    No, you'd be pissed. Not everyone has the same attitude. Most Free Software authors, nowadays, fully expect that their work will be repackaged by commercial distributors (e.g., Red Hat), who will...
  3. Are you saying that 90% is an actual statistic?...

    Are you saying that 90% is an actual statistic? I'd read it as being a guess.



    No clairvoyance; I just read his message and understood it, and saw that you hadn't. My point being, he wasn't...
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    I get a password prompt from that link.

    I get a password prompt from that link.
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    You can extract the shows from the old Tivo and...

    You can extract the shows from the old Tivo and reinsert them to the new one, after hacking it. You can, of course, reuse the hard drive, too; but you'll have to reimage it with the new unit's...
  6. He's responding to your comment "assuming that...

    He's responding to your comment "assuming that 90% of the views that the forums here get are from non-registered readers", pointing out why that's probably an overestimate. Chill.



    404. And...
  7. I'm sorry, but how much simpler could the...

    I'm sorry, but how much simpler could the instructions be than "set up a VPN"? This isn't even a Tivo issue.
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    That's not a barrier. I've successfully built...

    That's not a barrier. I've successfully built ncurses and a largish ncurses-based app for my Tivo with a cross-compiler setup.
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    You're probably looking at the wrong partition...

    You're probably looking at the wrong partition pair. (3.1.1c kernel and root are still there, where they were; they're just not active.)
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    Several... If vserver is running on your Tivo,...

    Several... If vserver is running on your Tivo, and you have mplayer-tivo (MPlayer with the Tivo patch) on your Mac, then you can get a list like so:

    mplayer-tivo tivo://tivoip/list

    Another way...
  11. Other way 'round. Yes, it's very worthwhile. I...

    Other way 'round.

    Yes, it's very worthwhile. I doubt that most hacked DirecTivo users have even bothered with 4.x/HMO, though I haven't taken a survey. Extraction is the main thing... it's even...
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    Someone could make a backup image, which you...

    Someone could make a backup image, which you could restore, and then use after a "Clear and Delete Everything". No other hacking would be necessary, but you would have to pull the drive, etc. --...
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    For me it's all about quality. I can get the...

    For me it's all about quality. I can get the exact bitstream sent from DirecTV, without reencoding. That's half the reason I got my first Tivo.

    Plus, because it's there. :)
  14. What would be wrong with that?

    What would be wrong with that?
  15. I'm not familiar with Kaffeine, but you can...

    I'm not familiar with Kaffeine, but you can stream ty natively with MPlayer, with the Tivo patch. (And IIRC, this far predates TyShow.)
  16. Yes, that's an old version. No, it won't upgrade...

    Yes, that's an old version. No, it won't upgrade over the sat -- it has to call in. (The most recent upgrades, 3.1.1d and 3.1.5d, did come in over the sat, but even they needed a phone call to be...
  17. They put up a new satellite at 72.5 degrees,...

    They put up a new satellite at 72.5 degrees, carrying locals for some new markets. They sent out the d software update to enable the DirecTivos to tune in the new sat. (You also need a new dish.)
  18. BTW, why is that necessary? It's not for me.

    BTW, why is that necessary? It's not for me.
  19. Presumably sheriff is saying that he's got 72.5...

    Presumably sheriff is saying that he's got 72.5 locals, since that's in fact what the d upgrade is all about. What he hasn't realized is that he can run the 3.1.1d software with the (killhdinitrd'ed)...
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    PuTTY does the same, at least my version. Works...

    PuTTY does the same, at least my version. Works nicely from Linux, though.
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    I didn't say anything about guide data. No, it...

    I didn't say anything about guide data. No, it doesn't get guide data from Tivo, but it still makes a Tivo call. This is true of all DirecTivos.

    So, you ask, if it doesn't get its guide data from...
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    Nobody needs kmem; it's obsolete. Use the tivoapp...

    Nobody needs kmem; it's obsolete. Use the tivoapp patch method instead (it should be included in the superpatch).
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    It probably means there's another copy of vserver...

    It probably means there's another copy of vserver already running.
  24. Sticky: If you can expand your system to a larger drive,...

    If you can expand your system to a larger drive, it's not that much harder to do the more serious hacks. Yes, you can dd the drives. But you can forget about extracting your existing streams, sorry...
  25. Nope, you're not reading it right. What he meant...

    Nope, you're not reading it right. What he meant was video/audio streams only, as opposed to arbitrary files, for which you might use tivoftpd.

    "No security" = no meaningful login / password, as...
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    All I get for a price is $155. Where's the...

    All I get for a price is $155. Where's the rebate? Did it expire already?

    The stock drive in the HR10-250 is a 250GB Western Digital, but I don't know if it's this particular model.
  27. See the "image begging" threads, or try p2p. ...

    See the "image begging" threads, or try p2p.

    Distributing Tivo software is of course a copyright infringement, and I believe the board is trying to steer clear of that. (Especially, perhaps, now...
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    And yes, you can put your HR10-250 on the...

    And yes, you can put your HR10-250 on the network, and it will use it to make Tivo calls (at least if I'm to believe this line in my /var/log/Otclient: "Using Ethernet. Not starting modem/pppd.")....
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    If you're using the new killhdinitrd method, then...

    If you're using the new killhdinitrd method, then you can back it up with a simple mfstool backup, just as you would an unhacked system. (I've also seen some efforts to adapt mfstool to back up...
  30. No way to achieve this on a Series 1, AFAIK. ...

    No way to achieve this on a Series 1, AFAIK.



    See the "Almost complete codes list" in the Underground forum on Tivocommunity.com.



    See the Extraction forum here.
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    AFAIK, Replays run WinCE, but the OS wouldn't be...

    AFAIK, Replays run WinCE, but the OS wouldn't be the main issue anyway. The short answer is "no".
  32. I've seen where he posted patched binaries, but I...

    I've seen where he posted patched binaries, but I haven't seen his source changes. Are they posted anywhere?

    Edit: OK, I see now that he's updated his post in the TyStudio thread to include a diff.
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    or TivoWeb[Plus].

    or TivoWeb[Plus].
  34. TyTool = closed-source, Windows-only (except for...

    TyTool = closed-source, Windows-only (except for an old, partial port to Linux, known as TyNix), currently in development

    TyStudio = open-source, multiplatform, but the original developers have...
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    Company? No. You could do it yourself -- if you'd...

    Company? No. You could do it yourself -- if you'd already hacked your HDVR2 to disable encryption, which I'm guessing you hadn't. With encryption enabled (as it is by default), then AFAIK, no one can...
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    Does anyone else think that Gmail is never going...

    Does anyone else think that Gmail is never going to come out of "beta", and they'll just keep handing out invites until everyone in the world gets an account?
    :D
  37. I have a few suggestions, but they all depend on...

    I have a few suggestions, but they all depend on getting to the menus, and it sounds like you can't do that.

    Any chance you have a backup image?
  38. You know what, the license for killhdinitrd is...

    You know what, the license for killhdinitrd is crap, regardless of how TivoScripts was or wasn't licensed -- two wrongs don't make a right. And I've never sold a pre-hacked Tivo. Never used...
  39. Faster. Quality is irrelevant in the GopEditor,...

    Faster. Quality is irrelevant in the GopEditor, as long as we can see where we are. Even 4-bit or 1-bit might do. :D Certainly a greyscale display would be enough.
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    1. It's an RID unit. 2. More importantly,...

    1. It's an RID unit.

    2. More importantly, there's no support for HD, or the related hardware, in the 4.x code. So even if you could run it, HD recordings would stop working. ATSC would stop...
  41. So, what improvements does this give?

    So, what improvements does this give?
  42. TivoTitle is TCL, isn't it? It should work fine...

    TivoTitle is TCL, isn't it? It should work fine on Series 2.

    I know I've used something of this nature on my HDVR2, but I can't remember if it was "TivoTitle", or one of the other variations.
  43. I keep most stuff in /devbin (IIRC, this was...

    I keep most stuff in /devbin (IIRC, this was already in the PATH, which meant one less step), except for really large projects -- currently only TivoWeb[Plus] -- which I keep in their own directories...
  44. Possible in principle, but no one has yet...

    Possible in principle, but no one has yet implemented it.
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    There are no such improvements in 3.1.5d. Any...

    There are no such improvements in 3.1.5d. Any improvements you observed were just due to rebooting.
  46. Uh, yeah, you're missing a "pipe" character ("|")...

    Uh, yeah, you're missing a "pipe" character ("|") between the two commands. (Each command starts with "mfstool".) I don't have the book, so I can't say whose error it is. But it looks like you're...
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    Well, there's no sound in the GopEditor in...

    Well, there's no sound in the GopEditor in TyTool, either, so I'm not sure how that suggestion is helpful.

    TyTool may be in development, but it's closed-source development by one person. With...
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    The latest version of TyShow is supposed to...

    The latest version of TyShow is supposed to support playing from the live buffer, and without running out the way MPlayer does.
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    No, but it's the only way you want to use. I can...

    No, but it's the only way you want to use. I can think of two other ways: transfer over serial (mind-bogglingly slow), or direct from the drive (fast, but you have to move it to your PC every time...
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    Did you verify that it wasn't running after you...

    Did you verify that it wasn't running after you killed it? You might have to use kill -9.

    I've never seen this, but then I only run tivoftpd when I need it -- in fact, the only added service I...
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    Not really relevant to the OP's problem, but when...

    Not really relevant to the OP's problem, but when I once restored a 40gig backup to a 45gig drive, I couldn't get it to expand. I figured there must be a certain minimum size for new MFS partitions,...
  52. Yes you can. However, you'll need to patch your...

    Yes you can. However, you'll need to patch your kernel and recompile it, so that it can understand the Tivo partition table.

    The patches are quite simple. I just reconstructed them for my 2.6.8.1...
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    It's just 3.1.5, isn't it? I don't think there...

    It's just 3.1.5, isn't it? I don't think there was ever a 3.1.5c. The "d" is probably just to match the "3.1.1d" for other Series 2's. Or maybe they went through a, b and c internally?
  54. It may also be possible to do it purely with...

    It may also be possible to do it purely with mencoder. (It didn't work the last time I tried it, and I never did figure out why, but that was a few versions ago.)
  55. http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=18475...

    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=184758&postcount=4

    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=27678
  56. Just because Tivo doesn't like it, doesn't mean...

    Just because Tivo doesn't like it, doesn't mean it's not "OK". (Note: I am not saying that it is OK; just that it's not solely up to Tivo to decide that. Also note: I'm not running 4.x on my...
  57. Channel 1 is totally illegitimate. Get your...

    Channel 1 is totally illegitimate. Get your station to fix their PSIP. If they don't, report them to the FCC.
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    I tried that, and couldn't connect to my Tivo...

    I tried that, and couldn't connect to my Tivo afterwards. I dunno why.
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    They are. Cojones de Toro's comments only apply...

    They are. Cojones de Toro's comments only apply to standalones. You didn't specify DirecTivo.
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    Nope. It seems to need a call to activate it. I...

    Nope. It seems to need a call to activate it. I dehacked my system, forced a call, and it still wouldn't upgrade (see below).



    Ahem.

    I haven't tried with 3.1.1d yet. BTW, 3.1.5d has vanished...
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    So your 3.1.5d went away? Mine still has both: ...

    So your 3.1.5d went away? Mine still has both:

    bash-2.02# tivosh
    % mls /SwSystem

    % Directory of /SwSystem starting at ''

    Name Type FsId Date Time ...
  62. You needn't resort to trial and error to find out...

    You needn't resort to trial and error to find out whether 3/4 or 6/7 is the active pair -- just use "bootpage". This was a necessary tool with monte, and it's still useful will killhdinitrd, though...
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    If you go into the entry for the program from the...

    If you go into the entry for the program from the Now Playing list and press "Info", you'll (usually) get the full date.

    As for figuring out what's a rerun, the Tivo can do that itself, albeit not...
  64. No, Season Passes are channel-specific. However,...

    No, Season Passes are channel-specific. However, Wishlists will record from all channels. It sounds like you made a Wishlist by mistake.
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    TS1000 (Timex/Sinclair). The only difference from...

    TS1000 (Timex/Sinclair). The only difference from the American ZX81* is that the ZX81 came with 1K RAM built-in, and in the TS1000, they doubled that. Such luxury! :D

    Re: the slowness with the RAM...
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    Hmm. I see 3.1.5d in /SwSystem on my HDVR2 (three...

    Hmm. I see 3.1.5d in /SwSystem on my HDVR2 (three versions of it, apparently -- for different hardware?), but no "pending restart" in the system info. I decided to let the HDVR2 upgrade itself, and...
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    Heh, me too. On the CoCos, I put in this program...

    Heh, me too. On the CoCos, I put in this program that drew lines from the center of the screen to every other point along the edges. It made a cool moire effect in orange and blue, even though the...
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    The first computer I used and programmed was a...

    The first computer I used and programmed was a TRS-80 Model I. The first one I owned was a Sinclair ZX81. We also got a "family" CoCo shortly after that.

    I worry about the younger generation. How...
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    If it can be played in MPlayer (perhaps with the...

    If it can be played in MPlayer (perhaps with the help of the Microsoft codecs?), you can usually reencode it with MEncoder. Have you tried that?

    Can you provide a link to the file?
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    As far as I know, that sequence still works under...

    As far as I know, that sequence still works under 3.1.1c. You may need to have backdoors enabled (?), but that should happen automatically with networking set up.
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    There is a Linux binary of TyTool, known as...

    There is a Linux binary of TyTool, known as TyNix. It's a bit outdated at this point, but I still use it. It's purely text-mode; for key file editing, I run an old version of the GopEditor under...
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    AFAIK, all DirecTV PPVs are supposed to show the...

    AFAIK, all DirecTV PPVs are supposed to show the first five minutes for free. Though I was once able to watch 20 minutes or more of "Tuck Everlasting" before the switch was thrown.
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    Never mind petitioning, they have to make it...

    Never mind petitioning, they have to make it available. Immediately. If not, they'll be sued.

    However, only those who've actually bought one of these units have standing. And Tivo need not post it...
  74. Poll: BTW, lack of collaboration is a direct result of...

    BTW, lack of collaboration is a direct result of restrictive licensing.
  75. Recent versions of mencoder will also do MPEG (so...

    Recent versions of mencoder will also do MPEG (so you can, e.g., transcode to DVD). It's not well-documented, alas.

    You need some options like:

    -of rawvideo -ovc lavc -oac copy -lavcopts...
  76. Source for MFSTools is now available, plus Tiger...

    Source for MFSTools is now available, plus Tiger has posted a description of his archive format. So there's no reason a tool couldn't be written to extract a single file from an MFSTools backup. But...
  77. Both will look like shit, because of the double...

    Both will look like shit, because of the double lossy compression. What you're doing basically defeats the entire purpose of extraction. But the "Best" source will look better, because Instant Copy...
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    Try "direct extraction" (with the drive in your...

    Try "direct extraction" (with the drive in your PC) to recover the shows, and then restore a backup.
  79. But PROM replacement is already impractical,...

    But PROM replacement is already impractical, compared to software solutions. So I make the opposite request: If you have a software-only solution, please publish it, to save people from having to...
  80. Or you can create your own guide data, as those...

    Or you can create your own guide data, as those in Canada and Australia do.
  81. Anything at all in lost+found is bad, since it...

    Anything at all in lost+found is bad, since it means the filesystem was corrupted at one point. However, I believe you may be misinterpreting the data. The listing you showed has the lost+found...
  82. And of course, just because they post such a...

    And of course, just because they post such a policy, that doesn't mean they actually have the right to restrict fair use in that way. Then again, that won't stop them from suing, either. :(
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    Of course, it could just as well be Linux's...

    Of course, it could just as well be Linux's native ext2, or any other filesystem that Linux can write to safely. Nor does it have to be "the C drive".
  84. You can do that directly -- there's no need to...

    You can do that directly -- there's no need to resort to a delete/undelete trick. (Click on the program in Now Playing, then "Edit Program", then change the "Save Until..." field, and save your...
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    It's also OK to leave it enabled. Mine has been...

    It's also OK to leave it enabled. Mine has been hacked, and still dialing out, for a year; others, longer. Yes, it's legal; no, DirecTV doesn't like it, while Tivo seems not to mind quite as much;...
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    You can recover your old recordings via direct...

    You can recover your old recordings via direct extraction, and/or you can make them playable with csoscout.tcl. If you merely reapply kmem, then the older recordings will work, but now the post-crash...
  87. Why a Word document? It's in HTML now, and that's...

    Why a Word document? It's in HTML now, and that's far more universal.
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    You realize that it can't access the full 160...

    You realize that it can't access the full 160 without LBA48, right? If your MFS covers the whole drive, but you're not running an LBA48 kernel, that could be the problem.
  89. I don't think it has anything to do with your...

    I don't think it has anything to do with your HDVR2. It sounds like your TV is dying.
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    It's not just that it comes with a TCL...

    It's not just that it comes with a TCL interpreter, but that the interpreter comes with Tivo-specific extensions ready to use. In fact, the interpreter is built into the almighty tivoapp.
  91. Run a fsck on the ext2 partitions from Linux (on...

    Run a fsck on the ext2 partitions from Linux (on a PC), with the drive in the PC (running Linux). That will tell you if there's a filesystem problem, and let you fix it if there is.

    As for...
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    mfstools. Certainly. Probably. I...

    mfstools.



    Certainly.



    Probably. I haven't tried it yet.
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    When I upgraded my system from 3.1.1b to 3.1.1c,...

    When I upgraded my system from 3.1.1b to 3.1.1c, I did it all using dd, and I didn't lose any recordings. But it went like this:

    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=33744
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    Connect to it, and from its command line, do "cd...

    Connect to it, and from its command line, do "cd shutdown".
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    OS X is 90% NeXT OS, AFAIK.

    OS X is 90% NeXT OS, AFAIK.
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    Nah, you need to let it update the MFS as well.

    Nah, you need to let it update the MFS as well.
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    Interesting. (Both the meter dish, and the...

    Interesting. (Both the meter dish, and the out-of-market locals... I never heard of them offering such a thing.) Anyway, you need to call them and get them to fix this. Since it's physically...
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    Yes you bloody well can.

    Yes you bloody well can.
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    I'm surprised they're even selling them in...

    I'm surprised they're even selling them in Hawaii. (Or did you get it mail order from somewhere else?) I'd heard that the footprint of the broadcast beams from DirecTV's satellites barely fell...
  100. Well, I thought it was funny.

    Well, I thought it was funny.
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    Standalone Tivos get their guide data via phone;...

    Standalone Tivos get their guide data via phone; DirecTivos get it from the satellite. But both also use the phone line to report your viewing habits back to Tivo, in the form of a complete log of...
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    Well, not everyone does use joe. vi is available,...

    Well, not everyone does use joe. vi is available, in two flavors even. But I guess joe is considered easier, esp. for the non-Unix-inclined, of whom there are many here.

    TyTool is attached in the...
  103. They can't link to us (not just a rule; their...

    They can't link to us (not just a rule; their software is set up to filter out dealdatabase.com), but there's no reason we can't link to them.
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    Yeah, this is pretty common on wireless, though...

    Yeah, this is pretty common on wireless, though not because of any "WEP overhead". It's just a momentary loss of connection.
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    Pretty common, apparently. You might try TyTool...

    Pretty common, apparently. You might try TyTool instead.
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    You know these are $100 new, right? You might...

    You know these are $100 new, right? You might want to clarify the advantages of paying $125 for a used model.
  107. The tivoapp patch obsoletes the kmem hack....

    The tivoapp patch obsoletes the kmem hack. noscramble, if you're talking about the module, applies only to Series 1.
  108. You enable DMA with the "hdparm" command. For...

    You enable DMA with the "hdparm" command. For example:

    hdparm -d1 /dev/hda

    (Some other options might also be desirable; see the man page.)
  109. Sticky: Yes, everything except the HD channels is 4:3....

    Yes, everything except the HD channels is 4:3. (DirecTV apparently has the capability to send 16:9 SD, but has never used it AFAIK.)
  110. The source drive should be in no danger if you...

    The source drive should be in no danger if you just kill the dd process.
  111. He got bad advice from his lawyer, who told him...

    He got bad advice from his lawyer, who told him that the only way to protect himself was to incorporate (entailing some legal fees, of course). So now he wants TCS to "pay its own way" (covering...
  112. Sticky: Maybe in the UK. :) (Well, and on the HD Tivo,...

    Maybe in the UK. :) (Well, and on the HD Tivo, here.) Thing is, we don't actually get any 16:9 SD programming in the US -- unless you count DVDs. So the capability is there, but the opportunity...
  113. Sticky: No, it's 4:3. If it's being played back as a...

    No, it's 4:3. If it's being played back as a square, you're using a shitty player and/or codec that doesn't act on the aspect ratio flag. There are some MPEG-2 codecs like this, IIRC. What are you...
  114. It helps enormously if you enable DMA on both...

    It helps enormously if you enable DMA on both drives. Too late now, of course.
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    Does it? I wonder. The clock speed is much...

    Does it? I wonder. The clock speed is much higher, but they're different architectures, so they're not directly comparable.

    I just now spent a few minutes, mostly in vain, looking for benchmarks...
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    You can recover the shows if they were...

    You can recover the shows if they were unscrambled. Otherwise, I think you're SOL.
  117. I don't like it. I want to be completely in...

    I don't like it. I want to be completely in control of when a program accesses the network. It's either the result of an explicit request on my part, or it's a service that I explicitly set up.
  118. Just edit a copy; then: mv tivoapp tivoapp.old...

    Just edit a copy; then:

    mv tivoapp tivoapp.old
    mv tivoapp.new tivoapp
    restart

    No need to mess with switcherstart.
  119. Sticky: It doesn't work like that. The aspect ratio and...

    It doesn't work like that. The aspect ratio and the resolution are independent. ALL of them are 4:3. (Or they could just as well be 16:9, if the Tivo flagged them that way; but I don't think it ever...
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    All of the above, yes. Though the word I used was...

    All of the above, yes. Though the word I used was "doesn't", not "couldn't". It could, of course -- with a monumental development effort.

    Point is, getting another distro of Linux to run on the...
  121. I do "cd shutdown" on the ftp command line. (This...

    I do "cd shutdown" on the ftp command line. (This appears as a directory on the top level, but you can change to it regardless of where you are in mfs_ftp's virtual directories.)
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    Plaiming, you can run another distro, but what...

    Plaiming, you can run another distro, but what you want to do won't work. MythTV doesn't support the Tivo's proprietary hardware.
  123. I put mine in /opt/tivowebplus (not using TPM)....

    I put mine in /opt/tivowebplus (not using TPM). Anything in /var could get deleted at any time.
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    Why not Tivo Canada?

    Why not Tivo Canada?
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    Note, there should be no space after the colon.

    Note, there should be no space after the colon.
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    TyTool and TyStudio do not transcode (except,...

    TyTool and TyStudio do not transcode (except, sometimes, audio); they merely remultiplex. What problems have you had?

    Add "-vop scale=720:480" (or "-vf" instead of "-vop") to resize the video in...
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    It's not absolutely necessary to disconnect the...

    It's not absolutely necessary to disconnect the phone line, depending on what you want to do. Many of us still have it hooked up. But if you want to run 4.0, for example, you should disconnect.
    ...
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    You're talking about a DirecTivo, yes? Not to...

    You're talking about a DirecTivo, yes? Not to worry; the DirecTV call is separate from the Tivo call, and is not disabled by any software hack I know of. Besides, DirecTV rarely if ever does that...
  129. And a very useful thread it is; but I don't think...

    And a very useful thread it is; but I don't think that's what ChromePlanet is talking about. I believe he means: How can you unscramble already-recorded, scrambled streams? That topic is covered here...
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    Dude, show a little initiative here. Cut off the...

    Dude, show a little initiative here. Cut off the filename and directory, and go to the front page of the site; i.e., http://tivo-mplayer.sourceforge.net/ . There you will find a working link.
  131. My point, exactly. I don't see what...

    My point, exactly.



    I don't see what purpose your statement serves.

    Support or justify their actions? I didn't say anything about that; but as long as you bring it up: No, I don't have a...
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    It's possible, and it has been discussed. You can...

    It's possible, and it has been discussed. You can do it with vserver and mplayer-tivo (i.e., mplayer with the "tivo://" patch): Get the FSID of the live buffer via tivo://tivo/list, and connect to...
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    Once again, you need VSERVER, NOT TSERVER....

    Once again, you need VSERVER, NOT TSERVER. tserver is only for TyTool. It does nothing for TyShow.
  134. I don't dispute that (though as a Free software...

    I don't dispute that (though as a Free software partisan, I find it personally distasteful). I'm just taking issue with the claim, "What the community here gets upset about is people selling software...
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    Yes. It's been enhanced to work better than the...

    Yes. It's been enhanced to work better than the old TivoWeb did on a Series 2, but it should still work fine on a Series 1 as well.



    Your streams need to not be scrambled. There are several...
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    Ah? Interesting. My apologies, then. But...

    Ah? Interesting. My apologies, then.

    But compwiz said "tivopart reinitialize", which sounds like something else. ("Initialize" is a common term for "format".) I seem to have an old version of...
  137. And of the stuff that is under restrictive...

    And of the stuff that is under restrictive license, some of it got that way only after the eBayers did their thing. In other words, certain people here took offense before there was any license...
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    Theoretically, USB 2.0 can go to 480 Mbits/s,...

    Theoretically, USB 2.0 can go to 480 Mbits/s, which would make 100 Mbit/s Ethernet the limiting factor; so it does make some sense. Of course, there are other, much tigher bottlenecks on a Tivo; so...
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    Not that I've noticed. Links?

    Not that I've noticed. Links?
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    There is no reason to run tivopart. There's...

    There is no reason to run tivopart. There's nothing wrong with his Tivo partition table; he just needs to add support for it to his kernel.

    To amplify what tytyty said, as I recall, it was no more...
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    vserver has to be running for TyShow to work, not...

    vserver has to be running for TyShow to work, not tserver.

    Also, I'd strongly suggest that you run TivoWebPlus instead of the old TivoWeb. TWP includes TyShow links for the shows right on the Now...
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    I don't think that's true. I know they said,...

    I don't think that's true. I know they said, several versions back, that they were going to; but AFAIK it hasn't happened yet.
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    I might be able to help there. What format is the...

    I might be able to help there. What format is the font?



    How about a different color?
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    Jay Walking is very disturbing. I'd like to...

    Jay Walking is very disturbing. I'd like to believe that they have to go through hours of clips each time to come up with five minutes for the show; but who knows? They generally seem like very...
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    The software upgrade and data collection calls go...

    The software upgrade and data collection calls go to Tivo. The PPV calls go to DirecTV. When you order PPV with your remote, that fact is stored on your access card. At some point -- which you can't...
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    Um, it's quite easy to assign a static IP on a...

    Um, it's quite easy to assign a static IP on a Tivo, without DHCP -- just use ifconfig and route.
  147. Yes. filler filler filler

    Yes.

    filler filler filler
  148. No. (Some people do this for compatibility with...

    No. (Some people do this for compatibility with certain authoring software. I've never needed to. It's not difficult, as I understand it.)



    No. (But I do it in Linux.)



    No, just slow as...
  149. Check this out -- you can now download it, minus...

    Check this out -- you can now download it, minus the GUI side, for free:

    http://msdn.microsoft.com/visualc/vctoolkit2003/

    Of course there are a number of other free compilers to try as well:
    ...
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    Or just put quotes around the filename: ...

    Or just put quotes around the filename:

    tyfilesplit "Lord of the Rings Two Towers.ty" towers.ty 150 500

    This works with all command-line-based programs. Linux, Windows and Mac. :)
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