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    I'm still running 11.0k on my Series 3. (I...

    I'm still running 11.0k on my Series 3. (I hacked it 3 years ago and stopped paying attention after nothing happened for a year.) I don't even seem to have slices for 11.0m or 11.0n in my system. ...
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    Ah, that is worth a try. Thanks.

    Ah, that is worth a try. Thanks.
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    Video on Demand stops working

    The Netflix app for my Series 3 Tivo has stopped working. When I start it, it splashes Please Wait for a moment, and then goes right back to the Now Playing screen. The same thing happens when I...
  4. Thread: new sw

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    My series 3 Tivo never got this. Why might that...

    My series 3 Tivo never got this. Why might that be? (I have updates disabled and NoThanks applied, but that shouldn't impede downloading the update, should it?)
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    Series 2 and 3 video formats

    Are the video formats of Series 2 and Series 3 Tivos compatible? That is, can I extract a program from a Series 3 and insert it into a Series 2 (using MFS_FTP)? I have encryption disabled on both...
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    Sticky: If it won't update automatically (and no one...

    If it won't update automatically (and no one seems able to say it will), I guess I'll need the 11.0k slices. Can anyone help me with that?
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    Sticky: Hmm, it's 11.0h. If I let it take updates, will...

    Hmm, it's 11.0h. If I let it take updates, will it update automatically?
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    Sticky: Okay, I'll try that. Thanks!

    Okay, I'll try that. Thanks!
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    Sticky: I'm looking for the "Mr. Broflovski" TivoHD image...

    I'm looking for the "Mr. Broflovski" TivoHD image (link). Can anyone help me?
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    How do I search for a string of digits?

    I'm embarrassed to have to ask this question, but here goes: In the time since I was last active on this forum, the software running it has changed. Under the new software, I can't figure out how...
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    I'm afraid I don't have any suggestion for your...

    I'm afraid I don't have any suggestion for your current problem, but for the benefit of anyone else who might read this thread, I don't think you need to Clear and Delete Everything. To finish fixing...
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    I already had the slices in the database, so I...

    I already had the slices in the database, so I didn't have to do anything special. This thread has a link to a tool that claims to download the slices, but I haven't tried it.

    It fixed the problem...
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    You might have something there. My old notes on...

    You might have something there. My old notes on upgrading to 6.3f say to use the 7.2.2 kernel, so it's plausible that 6.4a needs 7.2.2 as well. Does anyone know definitively? I don't want to mess...
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    I'm still using the killhdinitrd'ed 3.1.5 kernel...

    I'm still using the killhdinitrd'ed 3.1.5 kernel that I've been using since 6.2, but I'm also using the same dhclient and dhclient-script that I've been using since 6.2. (The sha1sum for dhclient is...
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    I recently upgraded my hacked Hughes SD-DVR80...

    I recently upgraded my hacked Hughes SD-DVR80 from 6.2a to 6.4a. (I don't do upgrades unless I need to, but I lost my local channels.) In the process I lost DHCP, which has worked without trouble...
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    I've only got 330 or so programs, but I get...

    I've only got 330 or so programs, but I get timeouts all the time. According to the log, it's only waiting 30 seconds:


    10/17/11 1:12:46 PM: Updating ftp://192.168.0.102:3105/tmf/
    10/17/11...
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    Extend timeout?

    MovieLoader periodically contacts the Tivo to ask it what programs it has so that MovieLoader can cache them. My Tivo answers that question slowly, and MovieLoader often times out. Is there a way...
  18. What might cause tytompg to stop before the end...

    What might cause tytompg to stop before the end of the file? I'm putting in a two-hour movie and getting only the first seven minutes. I've never seen this before.

    EDIT: Just for the heck of it,...
  19. Thread: 6.3f is here

    by kfcrary
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    Aha! That worked great, thanks!

    Aha! That worked great, thanks!
  20. Thread: 6.3f is here

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    I have a basic question that I'm embarassed to...

    I have a basic question that I'm embarassed to ask, since I'm sure the information is already here somewhere, but I've been unable to uncover it.

    I have an old Series 2 DTivo (a Hughes SD-DVR,...
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    Running set_mrv_name gave me the following error:...

    Running set_mrv_name gave me the following error:


    can't read "TmkEvent::EVT_DATA_CHANGED": no such variable
    while executing
    "event send $TmkEvent::EVT_DATA_CHANGED...
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    Trouble with MRV

    I have two DTivos (Hughes SD-DVR, 6.2a, superpatched) one with a DTV subscripton, the other used just for playback via MRV. This has been running for years without any problems, but a couple of...
  23. Thread: 6.3f is here

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    question withdrawn

    question withdrawn
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    That seems to have done the trick, thanks. I do...

    That seems to have done the trick, thanks. I do rely on MRV so I'm putting off the next "upgrade" for as long as I can.
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    Hacked DTivo not downloading guide info

    I have a Hacked Hughes SD-DVR that seems to have stopped downloading guide information. It has no guide information at all after 7:30 today, so whatever problem I have must have been around for some...
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    My understanding is that MovieLoader uses MFS_FTP...

    My understanding is that MovieLoader uses MFS_FTP to insert programs, but that using MFS_FTP insertion on Tivo version 6.2 is contraindicated because it cannot send events. Does this mean that...
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    In order to enable networking on a Directv Tivo,...

    In order to enable networking on a Directv Tivo, you will have to open it up, remove its hard drive, connect the drive to your computer, and do some things to it. The newbie forum will help you...
  28. The link in message #69 (a possible strategy to...

    The link in message #69 (a possible strategy to gain access to a full drive after it has been expanded once already) has gone stale in the last year. The other links I've been able to find have also...
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    In my experience, DirecTV + MythTV doesn't give...

    In my experience, DirecTV + MythTV doesn't give acceptable video quality. DirecTV's bit rate going directly to the disk is barely acceptable, but if you then convert to analog and redigitize before...
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    I've recently read that you can use a stacker to...

    I've recently read that you can use a stacker to put multiple LNB outputs on a single line, and the resulting cable can then be split. Has anyone tried this or know whether it works?
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    LNB5 dish for Hughes SD-DVR

    I have a Hughes SD-DVR DirectTivo hacked and running software version 6.2a. I will be moving soon, and Directv will be installing a new dish for me. Directv says that they will be installing a LNB5...
  32. Oh, I guess that there is that! Not much of a...

    Oh, I guess that there is that! Not much of a live TV watcher myself.
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    Could someone point me toward an explanation of...

    Could someone point me toward an explanation of what's going on with the loopsets? I'm particularly curious why sometimes I need them (when I upgraded from 3.1.1 to 6.2) and sometimes not (when I...
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    There's definitely a market for Series 2 DTivos. ...

    There's definitely a market for Series 2 DTivos. They're great as MRV clients. There's enough of them out there that you won't get that much on Ebay, but you'll definitely be able to move it.
  35. You're welcome to want whatever you want, but I'm...

    You're welcome to want whatever you want, but I'm curious: If you have HMO working, then presumably you have MRV as well? If so, why do you need more than one subscribed Tivo? An unsubscribed Tivo...
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    I found it was most convenient to use MRV, but I...

    I found it was most convenient to use MRV, but I imagine any tool (eg, MFS_FTP) would have worked.
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    Exactly the same thing happened to me once. I...

    Exactly the same thing happened to me once. I ended up pulling all the programs off using extraction utilities, then reinserted them into the new Tivo. It's not as elegant as copying the database,...
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    The other part of the story is, before the kernel...

    The other part of the story is, before the kernel is even started, the prom computes a checksum of the kernel to make sure it's unmodified. So, it's not just a matter of killing initrd; you have to...
  39. Thread: Ms-ftp

    by kfcrary
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    I've had similar-sounding problems using passive...

    I've had similar-sounding problems using passive mode FTP with MFS_FTP. You might try using a client that allows you disable passive mode (such as FileZilla).
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    As Masnark suggested, the problem went away of...

    As Masnark suggested, the problem went away of its own accord, sort of. I'm not getting an error when starting up mfs_ftp any more, and ps confirms that it's running, but mfs_ftp is closing...
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    I've got a similar problem with my car. I still...

    I've got a similar problem with my car. I still have to buy gas for the car I already own! What is this world coming to?!

    On a serious note, I think you're going to have a problem. When you...
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    Thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately, the...

    Thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately, the mfs cleanup didn't help. Any other ideas?
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    mfs_ftp generating error at startup

    After some time working without difficulty, MFS_FTP has started giving me an error at startup. The last few lines of the error message are:

    bash-2.02# no such object: CONFLICT err=0x30019
    ...
  45. Thread: Greetings

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    Just to expand on Gunnyman's comment, if those...

    Just to expand on Gunnyman's comment, if those are Series 2 DTivos (if they have a USB port on the back), you can hack them to participate in multi-room viewing with another DVR.

    If not, you'll...
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    This looks like a great candidate for the sewer.

    This looks like a great candidate for the sewer.
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    I'm sure I'll be corrected if I'm mistaken, but I...

    I'm sure I'll be corrected if I'm mistaken, but I believe that just because you've upgraded to an LBA48 kernel does not magically configure your Tivo to use the entire hard disk. You'll need to...
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    Your attachment doesn't look like the serial...

    Your attachment doesn't look like the serial console output. Do you have a serial cable?
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    Alternatively, you could extract your programs...

    Alternatively, you could extract your programs using MFS_FTP and still process them using TyTools.
  50. Your problem here has nothing to do with your...

    Your problem here has nothing to do with your Tivo. IP addresses of the form 192.168.x.x are reserved for local area networks, and are not meaningful outside the LAN. So you won't be able to access...
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    Looks like I'm running version 1.0. I'll give...

    Looks like I'm running version 1.0. I'll give that a try. Thanks.

    Edit: That did the trick. Thanks!
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    I am having a problem with Now Showing on 6.2. ...

    I am having a problem with Now Showing on 6.2. When I bring up Now Showing, it comes up empty, as if no programs were recorded. Similar items (eg, Season Pass, ToDo, etc.) work fine. Has this been...
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    The simplest thing would be to get a remote...

    The simplest thing would be to get a remote control repeater. A set would run you $25 at Radio Shack, if memory serves.
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    Password protection

    Is there a way I can password-protect telnet, ftp, and MFS_FTP? (I'm running 6.2 on a DTivo.)
  55. Thread: Two Questions

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    I believe that MRV uses a broadcast to find other...

    I believe that MRV uses a broadcast to find other MRV-enabled Tivos, so you'll have to set things up so that you and your buddy are on the same network.

    As far as I know, the advantage of MRV is...
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    If you have a firewall, you can block every...

    If you have a firewall, you can block every outgoing port from your Tivo except DNS.
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    It could be your TV if the Tivo is connected to a...

    It could be your TV if the Tivo is connected to a different input than those other components.
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    A DirecTivo isn't quite useless outside of a...

    A DirecTivo isn't quite useless outside of a DirecTV subscription. If hacked, it can receive programming from other Tivos via the network. Since DirecTivos are cheaper than standalones, they are a...
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    Any idea why pulling the access card helps?

    Any idea why pulling the access card helps?
  60. Thread: 3.1.1c to 6.2

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    It's not difficult to install 6.2 on a hacked...

    It's not difficult to install 6.2 on a hacked 3.1.1 manually. Download the slices, dbload them, and then follow the instructions here:
    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=42325
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    Mount is complaining that it can't determine what...

    Mount is complaining that it can't determine what sort of filesystem you are trying to mount. Usually this happens because it is not a filesystem at all.

    You haven't said what you are doing, but...
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    Edit out the commercials?

    Edit out the commercials?
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    Since Tivo adds and removes menu items all the...

    Since Tivo adds and removes menu items all the time, it probably won't be possible to navigate without a TV. Also, no one can begin to help you without knowing what software version you're running.
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    I don't think you'll be satisfied with the...

    I don't think you'll be satisfied with the results unless you use -i at least. If you run mfsrestore without any arguments, it will tell you what the options mean.
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    I was off-put by this at first, but what I've...

    I was off-put by this at first, but what I've come to understand is that Tivo hacking is a much more heterogeneous environment than Xbox hacking. There's (essentially) only one Xbox, so it's easy to...
  66. 6.2 does include ethernet drivers, and it's much...

    6.2 does include ethernet drivers, and it's much easier to get working on a DTivo than 4.x. I don't know of a Weethet guide for 6.2, but you can find all the information you need here.
  67. There was a time when picture quality was about...

    There was a time when picture quality was about resolution, but now that everything is compressed, bitrate (bits per second of video data) is much more important. Resolution (and refresh rate)...
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    I am having a related problem on my system. I...

    I am having a related problem on my system. I upgraded my DTivo to 6.2, applied superpatch-67all and got everything working including MRV without any problems. Until today, when my broadband...
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