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  1. Sticky: Sounds like you've found the problem, but for...

    Sounds like you've found the problem, but for completeness, to use ImgBurn, you need to make the ISO image first. You can use ImgTool Classic to do that......
  2. Sticky: I tried using Nero 6 and had lousy results. I...

    I tried using Nero 6 and had lousy results. I finally uninstalled it, and now use ImgTool and ImgBurn (both free). ImgTool converts the output files of TyTool into an ISO which ImgBurn then burns...
  3. Yep - if he gets rid of this function, that's...

    Yep - if he gets rid of this function, that's what I would do. But since it's there and works fine... why make it any harder than it needs to be? When I have a flight the next day, I queue up 2-8...
  4. I use it regularly (or at least did in 9R18)...

    I use it regularly (or at least did in 9R18) without any problems. I use it when I am downloading to my laptop to watch something later on an airplane. I use the other (more typical) method when...
  5. Try a different player. I use this mode...

    Try a different player. I use this mode regularly with no issues. I use WinDVD as my player. I had very poor results using Media Player and stopped using it.
  6. Seems to work great - nice work! Only comment is...

    Seems to work great - nice work! Only comment is that I think you meant httpd-tt.tcl...
  7. Hmmmm.... I ran the alarmtronics script about a...

    Hmmmm.... I ran the alarmtronics script about a week ago - no issues. Today I noticed my Tivo was downloading something, and sure enough, it says Pending Restart.

    I figured maybe I should rerun...
  8. Correct. You can turn off the 30 sec skip "the...

    Correct. You can turn off the 30 sec skip "the old fashioned way". It just defaults to being enabled upon reboot
  9. I had the same issue. It rebooted itself, never...

    I had the same issue. It rebooted itself, never gave me a chance to install the cachecard drivers.

    Thankfully, I had a ftp'd a copy of them to the /var/hack folder before I ran the TPM. I just...
  10. i just uploaded the tpm file to the tivo, and ran...

    i just uploaded the tpm file to the tivo, and ran it. When it was done, it automatically rebooted (before I could install the cachecard drivers) :mad:

    When it came up, everything was running...
  11. damn... somebody deleted my earlier post about...

    damn... somebody deleted my earlier post about the issue I had. It never gave me a chance to install the cachecard drivers before it rebooted... just immediately rebooted with error messages. The...
  12. I have not used Alarmtronics Sleepyiso before...

    I have not used Alarmtronics Sleepyiso before either, but it sounds like a great way to go...

    Quick question (I assume there has to be someone else in the same boat as me)... I have a cachecard in...
  13. I use the cachecard with no RAM installed and am...

    I use the cachecard with no RAM installed and am having no issues. I had one issue many months ago where it would not extract properly. Rebooting the TiVo fixed it...
  14. You were right - ftp is there already. Thanks! ...

    You were right - ftp is there already. Thanks!

    After looking into it, all my files are there too... just need to "re-enable" them.
  15. Ugh - I pulled the A Drive, and reinstalled...

    Ugh - I pulled the A Drive, and reinstalled cachecard drivers to gain access to the cachecard. I put the drive back in, rebooted, cachecard is working - but all of my var/hack is gone.

    Anybody...
  16. Problem video

    I have a problem video that I have tried to get working twice and can't. It's not a big deal to me, I'll just watch the race (it was the F1 race from the weekend) when I'm home on my TiVo, but...
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    I can't tell you if sendkeys functions cause the...

    I can't tell you if sendkeys functions cause the reboot problems... but I can tell you that I NEVER use that capability in TWP - and my Series 1 DirecTivo has been up for 47 days now - no issues... ...
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    minor bug

    I've found a minor bug... current release TWP on DTiVo series 1. I can duplicate, but not consistently...

    If I do a search for something, it does not always put a yellow checkmark next to items...
  19. I use the Cachecard (without adding cache memory)...

    I use the Cachecard (without adding cache memory) on a S1 DirecTivo

    TyTool - averages 2.2 to 2.5
    mfs_ftp - averages 2.1 to 2.3
  20. Toddler - Do a search in the forum for my...

    Toddler - Do a search in the forum for my messages. I had this issue once. There is an easy way to stop tserver (if you didn't put the & in). Don't remember the specifics, but basically involved...
  21. Doubt this is a high priority, or even if it's...

    Doubt this is a high priority, or even if it's doable... but I watch 90% of downloaded materials on my laptop when traveling. Many shows have that annoying "noise" at the top of the screen for...
  22. Kudos

    Just had to post and let you know the latest version is sweet! Very well done - and appears to be working great!
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    Recording not showing up

    When I do a search for a show (via the Search link), and then look at the results - it does not consistantly show me a big yellow checkmark next to the items that it's going to record.

    for...
  24. Yes it is - working fine. Not sure exactly what...

    Yes it is - working fine. Not sure exactly what was corrupted. Since both TyTools and mfs_ftp were not working, I'm thinking it was something to do with the TiVo itself. The rebooting process...
  25. I reinstalled tserver and NowShowing, rebooted,...

    I reinstalled tserver and NowShowing, rebooted, and it appears to be working fine. Somehow, something must have gotten corrupted. Thanks for your patience and I'm just glad it's working again! :D
  26. Your post "inspired" me to do a clean reinstall...

    Your post "inspired" me to do a clean reinstall of almost everything. After rebooting and reinstalling my files - everything appears to be working ok. I was able to extract 10 shows - including the...
  27. the log file from mfs_ftp is pretty long. I am...

    the log file from mfs_ftp is pretty long. I am using ws_ftp pro on XP
  28. from NowShowing.tcl: :

    from NowShowing.tcl:
    <Title>:<Auto Racing><Day>:<Sat><Date>:<2/28><Year>:<2/28/04><Station>:<SPD><EpisodeTitle>:<Michelin Race of Champions: Canary...
  29. I have an S1 DTiVo that is having these problems....

    I have an S1 DTiVo that is having these problems. AlphaWolf is taking a look at this to see if there is anything that can be done. If not, I'll probably revert to the old way of doing this...
  30. I've tried with unscramble loaded and unloaded -...

    I've tried with unscramble loaded and unloaded - no difference... and it appears to only happen to some programs - some download just fine... haven't figured out the pattern yet...
  31. hmmm.... I guess I don't know how to read the log...

    hmmm.... I guess I don't know how to read the log file because I can't find anything that makes any sense. I don't see where it states the FSID number or program name to download or anything like it...
  32. Yep, I just tried mfs_ftp and it had the same...

    Yep, I just tried mfs_ftp and it had the same problem on the same video file. :( I'm not sure what else to do... :confused:
  33. AlphaWolf's response: The possibility of that is...

    AlphaWolf's response:
    The possibility of that is nil. This patch gives you exactly the same end result as any other noscramble method, the only difference here is the method is much cleaner. If it...
  34. Thanks AlphaWolf. Your response brings up plenty...

    Thanks AlphaWolf. Your response brings up plenty of other questions for me though... It's weird that I can download each FSID individually, just not all together. I'll see if JDiner has any other...
  35. Hate to ask this... but how do I remove this...

    Hate to ask this... but how do I remove this patch? I'm having problems copying some shows via TyTools, and jdiner believes this patch might be the culprit, so I'd like to remove it to be sure.
    ...
  36. Yes, I'm using Alphawolf's new patch. Some...

    Yes, I'm using Alphawolf's new patch.

    Some additional data for you. I downloaded the three FSIDs seperately, combined them together (using copy /b) and the resulting ty file looks like it is the...
  37. Thread: TyTools Help

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    I recommend adding & after the last line. ...

    I recommend adding & after the last line.

    ./tserver_mfs7 &
  38. Back to the missing FSIDs, not sure if there is...

    Back to the missing FSIDs, not sure if there is anything that can be done about this... but here is what happens:



    I then have to go back in and restart tserver.

    Any ideas? Is this related...
  39. Hmmm... nothing special that I know of. I've had...

    Hmmm... nothing special that I know of. I've had this happen on a few 1 hour shows, and a couple movies. What happens is that it downloads the first FSID fine, then it says it can't find the second...
  40. Is there a way to fix the problem of shows with...

    Is there a way to fix the problem of shows with multiple FSIDs not always downloading properly? I know the work around (download each FSID seperately) but am just wondering if there is a way to fix...
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    I tried recording several other shows on normal...

    I tried recording several other shows on normal channels - no problems, works as expected. Maybe it has something to do with the ESPN Gameplan channels being temporary?? I am clueless, and happy to...
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    I did everything from TivoWebPlus. Once I found...

    I did everything from TivoWebPlus. Once I found the game (using search), I clicked on the game. I then selected Record. I then changed Stop Recording to 180 minutes earlier and hit the Conflicts...
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    Ran into a problem on RC4, that I can duplicate,...

    Ran into a problem on RC4, that I can duplicate, using a DTivo running 3.1.0b.

    Want to schedule the Purdue Indiana BBall game for Saturday afternoon. Do a search (Title/Keyword). It finds the...
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    This is a NIT, and I apologize for adding it...

    This is a NIT, and I apologize for adding it because I am very happy with the way this runs - no problems what-so-ever.

    If I want to find the Indiana basketball game (trust me, it's not for me,...
  45. Thread: Missing FSID

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    yep, you are right - the /b does work. ...

    yep, you are right - the /b does work. Unfortunately, if I combined all the .ty files - I couldn't convert it... the TyTools GOP editor would crash when it was loaded. Not sure why, guess I'll live...
  46. Thread: Missing FSID

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    Yeah - I thought about that... and tried it but...

    Yeah - I thought about that... and tried it but it didn't work. It ended up with a very small file (instead of 2.5G, it was like 11k). I assumed I did something wrong, but your post had the same...
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    I needed to stop Tysever because this module was...

    I needed to stop Tysever because this module was preventing me from getting the bash prompt (see first few messages in this thread). Once I got the bash prompt, I could go back in and edit my...
  48. Thread: Missing FSID

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    Thanks for your help. My quick research on...

    Thanks for your help. My quick research on cygwin leads me to believe learning this might be a bigger project than I want to undertake right now. It's on the back burner... thank you though for...
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    I'm sorry I can't help with that. After I got my...

    I'm sorry I can't help with that. After I got my TelNet prompt back, I uninstalled CRT - no need for me to keep it. If I remember correctly, I used the default settings - just changed the port to...
  50. Thread: Missing FSID

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    OK, I can download the whole movie now, but it is...

    OK, I can download the whole movie now, but it is in it's parts (5 parts). I have tried using TyTools to combine this back into 1 file but can not figure this out. Is it possible? Or am I wasting...
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    Can't help you on Linux... Last suggestion is to...

    Can't help you on Linux... Last suggestion is to make a serial cable and connect that way (search the forums, many messages about doing this)
  52. Thread: Missing FSID

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    Interesting. I did as you recommended and it...

    Interesting. I did as you recommended and it seemed to download fine. However, when I went in to edit the key file - the second file (where it was giving me problems) would cause TyTools to crash. ...
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    did you enter the right port (3565)? That's my...

    did you enter the right port (3565)? That's my only guess. If that's not it, hopefully someone else more knowledgeable can help you...
  54. Thread: Missing FSID

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    Missing FSID

    Today, I tried to download a movie for an upcoming business trip (Shanghi Knights) which is recorded in DD. It gets most of the way through, but bombs after about 1.5G downloaded.

    I then tried to...
  55. Anybody have any problems extracting Dolby...

    Anybody have any problems extracting Dolby Digital programs after doing this process? I implemented this fix about a week ago and have extracted several files without a problem.

    Today, I tried to...
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    check out this thread... might be of some help: ...

    check out this thread... might be of some help:

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31595
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    Have you been running unscramble.o or noscramble?...

    Have you been running unscramble.o or noscramble? DTiVos need one or the other...

    - noscramble prevents scrambling... works for future records but not your existing programs.
    - unscramble fixes...
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    Whew! Well done - this is exactly the problem! ...

    Whew! Well done - this is exactly the problem! I downloaded CRT Telnet and it worked for me. I was able to get my prompt back and fix my .author file. Thanks!! :)
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    OK, I've got it working now. wkozun told me that...

    OK, I've got it working now. wkozun told me that TelNet in XP will not work properly for this purpose. I downloaded CRT and it worked. I now have my prompt. And will now put the & at the end of...
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    Ronny, thanks for the help, but I am obviously...

    Ronny, thanks for the help, but I am obviously doing something wrong here...

    I go to Windows command prompt, type "Telnet 192.168.0.130 3565". It gives me a connecting to 192.168.0.130...... ...
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    Can you explain? I am having the exact same...

    Can you explain? I am having the exact same issue - and it's driving me nuts... how do I get 'telnet tivo 3565' to work in windows? thanks
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    thank you very much bubblelamp. From my...

    thank you very much bubblelamp. From my investigation through the forums, it appears the only way for me to fix this now is to make a serial cable and go in that way... this correct?

    Hard to...
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    Cant TelNet, but everything else OK

    I'm looking for some ideas on what I've done wrong. Everything seems to be working properly... TiVo functions on TV, TivoWebPlus, TyTools. However I can't telnet into the TiVo anymore.

    Details:...
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    S1 DTiVo - record status

    I apologize if this was already pointed out (I didn't see anyone else mention it but this thread has grown quite large - easy to miss info)... but the Record Status is not working properly on the...
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    Thanks for the answers. I completed my upgrade...

    Thanks for the answers. I completed my upgrade shortly after posting, so I will post my findings...



    Not at all. I followed the Jenkins upgrade how-to guide. All of my programs are still on...
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    I assume you are talking to the original poster. ...

    I assume you are talking to the original poster. Not an issue that I was dealing with.
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    OMG! I am so sorry... I figured out my @#$%...

    OMG! I am so sorry... I figured out my @#$% problem.

    Because I could not get to the Bash via ENet, but every other TiVo function worked, I assumed I hadn't screwed up the software (too bad ;) )....
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    TiVo software: 3.1.0b on a DirecTiVo TyTools:...

    TiVo software: 3.1.0b on a DirecTiVo
    TyTools: 8r4P1
    CacheCard (not using any RAM right now, just the network)

    I followed the very helpful Jenkins tutorial to hack the unit.
    I put unscramble.o,...
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    Not sure how to help you. I've actually run into...

    Not sure how to help you. I've actually run into a similar but different issue.

    Everything was working fine, networking/FTP/TyTools, etc. I finished a session with TyTools and went to my TelNet...
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    Can I ask a couple newbie follow-up questions? ...

    Can I ask a couple newbie follow-up questions?

    I have a DirecTiVo (upgraded hard disks). I plan on putting in a cachecard as soon as it comes in. I want to copy programs to my laptop for viewing...
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