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    mfs_uberexport and TvRating

    I've been busy shutting down and archiving many of my shows from my "Tivo network" from the last 15 years, mostly DTV SD systems. I've got 14 units stacked up, and sadly probably all but the two...
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    Sticky: http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?p...

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?p=268805&highlight=TIVOSH_POOLSIZE#post268805
  3. Tried rebooting? My unit does this once in a...

    Tried rebooting?

    My unit does this once in a while, even when on 3.1.5. Swapping cables from Sat1/Sat2 doesn't change anything. Almost always, a reboot makes the problem go away.
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    Look carefully: The error is during the caching...

    Look carefully: The error is during the caching phase and notice how it truncated the filename:

    3/12/07 1:51:29 PM: Caching ftp://192.168.0.53:3105/xml/{Video 07 .xml

    mfs_ftp has no problems...
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    Partition 1 is a no-no

    You can't turn the partition table into a file system area.

    You certainly can redefine partition 2 or 5.

    I've put all my hacks on partition 5, and mount that as /var/hack
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    The file is on a Tivo. Its a manual recording...

    The file is on a Tivo. Its a manual recording named via TivoWeb. MRV has no problems with the name and moving this recording across my 6.2 systems.

    Makes me wonder what other characters might be...
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    Bug when filename contains #

    I'm just trying this great application for the first time today.

    The video this is dying on is
    {Video 07 #01 Dec 31, 06 - Feb 14}{2007-02-17}{}{10.40 AM Sat Feb 17, 2007}{Sat}.xml



    3/12/07...
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    My script alone didn't fix mine. 3 of the 4 units...

    My script alone didn't fix mine. 3 of the 4 units rebooted this morning. The one that didn't reboot was my first upgrade, and due to timing cron has run my weekly fakecall on that system but not the...
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    Actually, there is an easy solution. Mount your...

    Actually, there is an easy solution. Mount your old partition, change to the appropriate directory, and then start ftp up...
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    Looks like all the systems I've updated manually...

    Looks like all the systems I've updated manually (and don't allow calling in to Tivo) have a mismatch from the /State/ServiceConfig and the /SwSystem/Active.

    I've written a small tcl script to...
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    Perhaps. My HDVR2 didn't get the slices. It...

    Perhaps. My HDVR2 didn't get the slices. It started as a DVR40 image and I used fix62model.tcl to change it. Perhaps State/ServiceConfig still had the wrong value, and that is why it didn't get...
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    The index.txt file contains: Note: These...

    The index.txt file contains:


    Note: These slices are intended for upgrading your Tivo from 6.2 to 6.2a.

    If you need to upgrade from an earlier version, you'll probably need the loopset from ...
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    Slices available on Emule for those that missed the stream

    Here's the link:

    Tivo 62a_dtivo_slices.rar
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    Think I have slice files, how do I load?

    My HDVR2 didn't get the slices over the satellite (my 4 other DVR40's did), and when I enable a connection to Tivo it won't download the new version.

    I've managed to get these files which I think...
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    I'd love to hear what your conclusion was...

    [/QUOTE]

    I'd love to hear what your conclusion was...
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    I decided I fully agree with you that this is a...

    I decided I fully agree with you that this is a general problem. However, I don't agree that the logic should be opposite. Rather, I propose that a RW should not have any compensation.

    Consider,...
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    Personally, I often think Tivo backs up (or...

    Personally, I often think Tivo backs up (or forward) too much. Guess I'm just quicker with the buttons than they expected.

    A great hack for this would be something to allow you to adjust (reduce)...
  18. Thread: HR10-250 ?'s

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    If you're looking for the quietest drive, go for...

    If you're looking for the quietest drive, go for the Western Digital.

    I got mine for 159 after rebate at compusa a month ago.

    Looks like currently your best deal is Newegg for 175
  19. Thread: HR10-250 ?'s

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    What do you mean SATA won't work? I love...

    What do you mean SATA won't work?

    I love mine. OK, I needed an adapter...
    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=51571

    But, at least this way I could use a quieter and slightly...
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    ok, figured it out. I renamed it to smartctl...

    ok, figured it out. I renamed it to smartctl like you did, but apparently 6.2 has a stripped down version of smartctl in the /bin directory, and was executing that by accident.
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    Cool... all we need now is a tivoweb interface! ...

    Cool... all we need now is a tivoweb interface! <just kiddin>

    btw, what drive do you have? My WD 320 didn't return the temp parameter.
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    Looks like they might use the same chip. I'd...

    Looks like they might use the same chip. I'd agree they're essentially the same.
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    What temp are you looking at? The Tivo reported...

    What temp are you looking at? The Tivo reported temperature? Wouldn't expect that to change.

    What I'd be concerned about is the drive controller temp. If the electronics under that drive get...
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    The adapter I provided a link for has a...

    The adapter I provided a link for has a master-slave jumper on it. While I haven't tried it, it should allow you to buy two of these and use them both in the Tivo.

    I've also seen a card that...
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    I'm currently using this adapter to run a WD 500...

    I'm currently using this adapter to run a WD 500 SATA drive. I like the WD because its quieter and cooler than the seagates.

    http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16812206001

    I've...
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    Just wondering how the temperature on the HD...

    Just wondering how the temperature on the HD control board will do with that "insulating" surface across the bottom of the drive...

    And why anyone would choose to add the risks of a second drive...
  27. How many coax connectors are on the back of this...

    How many coax connectors are on the back of this system? If there are 4, its safe to say its a DTivo. If you only have 2, then someone probably swapped the main board on you.
  28. As long as you don't plug in the phone line or...

    As long as you don't plug in the phone line or mix access cards, you have nothing to worry about. Everyone in your area gets the same signals at their dish. Its the access card and receiver ID...
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    Probably not the SW Version

    I've got a 4.0.1b system that is still getting guide data.
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    Sticky: You ran the p2.tcl file? Thats not how it...

    You ran the p2.tcl file?

    Thats not how it works. If mfs_ftp is already running, you need to either shut it down and restart, or use the "phoenix" feature.

    If mfs_ftp was not already loaded,...
  31. I've done full DVR to DVR transfers when...

    I've done full DVR to DVR transfers when upgrading drives many times. As a result, I developed a patch for mfs_ftp to fully preserve the series info.

    Look here:
    ...
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    Sounds like you have more than 200 recordings. ...

    Sounds like you have more than 200 recordings.

    Check my patch out.
    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=253232&postcount=1044
  33. Thread: MFS_FTP issues

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    Large show count crashes...

    Check this out...
    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=253232&postcount=1044
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    Sticky: mfs_ftp crashing on directory list

    For those of you with over 200 recordings, you've probably seen this problem.

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=244711&postcount=992

    My original patch only worked some of the...
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    I wonder if this really worked?

    I'm betting your time savings was from stopping at the 137 barrier. Unless you try to access a show recorded on the upper half of the drive, you may never really know whether your backup was good.
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    I have a similar problem

    I've had audio drop-outs on my HR10. The unit is lightly hacked (network drivers, telenet/ftp, tivoweb).

    The dropouts seem to become permanent parts of the stream. If I rewind, the dropout...
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    I got same unit, and had similar problem. Tried...

    I got same unit, and had similar problem. Tried forced call three times, and each took about 90 minutes and failed loading data. A couple of days later I was going to call asking for a replacement,...
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    Activated mine tonight

    and cancelled the install.

    I now have 6 receivers on my account for the time being.

    I thought there was a 5 limit, but the rep said no, and that he had seen 34 receivers on a single account!
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    Any idea what they expect to be activated?

    Mine arrived today, a Phillips DSR7000. I'm still shocked they even let me order, considering I have 5 DVR's on my account already.

    So, anyone know what they expect activated to meet the...
  40. Can "New Posts" be configured to work better?

    Everyday I visit I like to start with "New Posts".

    However, particularly as of late, "FISHINLADY" is always filling up the board with all these "Free Deals" I have no interest in seeing.

    Its...
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    Version 1.7

    I took pity, and added the code to make the GuideIndex version specific, so hopefully this version will work on all systems.

    To recap on what changed since 1.5:
    - Now restoring ProgramServerID...
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    Here's my latest 1.6.2

    I wasn't exactly ready to share this yet, but here it is anyway.

    Working good with 6.2. I've used it to transfer 400+ shows from my old V4 systems to new drives / 6.2 systems.

    Didn't get...
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    Sticky: mfs_ftp crashing on directory list

    Apparently this is not a new problem, although I didn't locate any messages with solutions.

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=169380&postcount=581

    In summary, I've got 4 tivos...
  44. Thread: Dont laugh!!!

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    Gotta feel sorry for the newbies when PlainBill...

    Gotta feel sorry for the newbies when PlainBill gives up....

    3.1.5 Tivo software uses the Linux 2.4.20 kernel. Therefore, you are planning to repeat the same mistake again. Have fun...

    What...
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    And what about basic receivers?

    Won't every non-DVR SD receiver in operation also need to be swapped out if they force a change to MPEG4?

    If my assumption is correct, I don't think they'll be changing SD ever. Perhaps phase it...
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    yep, and I'd be willing to bet it happens again. ...

    yep, and I'd be willing to bet it happens again. (did for me).

    Still think you should check your sat signal strengths..
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    Bad cables, multiswitch?

    try swapping the two sat cables on the back of the tivo. I believe it always acquires from cable #1.

    Check your signal strength.

    I recently had a unit do something like this, and I ended up...
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    Perhaps you have a bad LNB/integral Multiswitch?

    Few months ago after a lightning storm I lost half my transponders on my round dish. Scifi was down, looks like thats 19, so the odd ones.

    Tried everything, bypassed multiswitch, tried each half...
  49. Forgot to make a backup?

    Anyone wanting to save their recordings bad enough to try this decryption technique should do the obvious.. BACKUP FIRST.

    Heck, anytime you connect your Tivo HD to a PC or use a "dd" command...
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    There's an interesting thread over in the other...

    There's an interesting thread over in the other world (TCF) Here's a couple of links:

    http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/051019/cgw010.html?.v=28...
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    Hmm, sounds nice if you made a mistake, but a...

    Hmm, sounds nice if you made a mistake, but a nuisance if you didn't.

    BTW, if this was such an important feature, I would expect Tivo would have happily added it at D*s request.

    So far all the...
  52. If you took the time to understand what the new...

    If you took the time to understand what the new sleeper (oops, zipper) did, you'd realize that you've already installed a stock kernel that has had killhdinitrd applied. And I hope you realize when...
  53. eTivo is probably what you want to look at. ...

    eTivo is probably what you want to look at.

    You will not find anything to do transcoding on the tivo itself. not enough CPU available.
  54. Cabren, You really should back off with the...

    Cabren,

    You really should back off with the attitude. It takes time and patience to truly understand your Tivo. Arrogance will get you nowhere.

    What exactly does this coolsat.tcl file do? A...
  55. Anyone notice that these guys...

    Anyone notice that these guys (digitalrecorder.com) now have banner ads here?

    There's a couple of other ebayer's I've noticed.....
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    The Size command has nothing to do with it. ...

    The Size command has nothing to do with it. Earlier versions of SmartFTP didn't have that command. I wish they had an option to turn it off, its just a nuisance for us tivo users.

    When going...
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    Have you tried using the "Live TV" button to swap...

    Have you tried using the "Live TV" button to swap between tuners?
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    Yeh, it forgot me too when the upgrade arrived. ...

    Yeh, it forgot me too when the upgrade arrived.

    but, since resetting my password (forgot it), and logging in again with "remember me", everythings fine again.
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    cygwin enables linux on windows... start...

    cygwin enables linux on windows...



    start reading here...
    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=234935&postcount=303
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    Yeh, I'd like that too on a limited basis, which...

    Yeh, I'd like that too on a limited basis, which is why I'm starting to look at the Tivoserver project. I think you could make that work, try reading the whole thread carefully.

    There's a...
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    Hmm, interesting idea

    But not that simple.

    Its unlikely you'll get the tivo to directly read your network attached storage (without some serious new code running on the tivo itself).

    Check out the tivoserver...
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    What about the USB 1.1 vs 2.0 spec?

    The FA120 mentioned earlier, which I also use on all my Tivo's, is USB 2.0.

    My first usb network adapter I accidentally bought for the Tivo was a USB 1.1. I remember it being about half the...
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    2, 3, or 4 hour buffer possible?

    I was wondering if anyone's tried (amd suceeded) setting the userdefined buffer for more than an hour?

    If it works, any side effects?
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    Watch out on the ebay ones. There are alot of...

    Watch out on the ebay ones. There are alot of the older style remotes (no list or dedicated guide buttons). They work, but you'll really miss those two.

    Last I looked, DirecTv offered one on...
  65. I confirmed today that the S2 kernels are not on...

    I confirmed today that the S2 kernels are not on the free V 4.0 disk.

    And, apparently the V 3.0 disk is no longer available (based on some links I tried).

    The $5 version lists the S2 kernels as...
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    A full partition isn't the only reason. I had a...

    A full partition isn't the only reason. I had a var partition get corrupted somehow, when e2fsck failed to correct it, Tivo wiped and rebuilt.
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    Your real problem is probably in the Smart_FTP...

    Your real problem is probably in the Smart_FTP settings. It defaults TCL files to text, which adds "CR" to each line.

    Update Smart_ftp, and re-transfer it and make sure it sends it binary.
    ...
  68. As someone who's used your product, and watched...

    As someone who's used your product, and watched this thread, I consider this entirely a "newbie education issue". I disagree with ADH's warning on avoiding the product.

    Based on the primary...
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    I didn't program it to include RootServerId. It...

    I didn't program it to include RootServerId. It certainly is possible to add.



    Its an interesting thought. From some spot checking, I didn't see consistencies. Of three programs with...
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    Beta 1.5 is posted

    I ran into a new error tonight. I was transfering a couple of movies recorded back in March.

    The error:

    07:50:20:PM - SeriesGenre :: 105
    bgerror invoked with error

    " commit failed...
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    Sure, its easy enough to find the images. But,...

    Sure, its easy enough to find the images. But, where is the relationship between the images and the channels defined?

    I'm seriously considering writing something to extract the logos from 3.x and...
  72. With the state of current hacks, I personally can...

    With the state of current hacks, I personally can see no advantage to a series 1.

    Consider the network adapter. With a series 2, you can use inexpensive USB adapters. With series 1, you'll need...
  73. I'm using a netgear FA120. USB2.0, 100BaseT. ...

    I'm using a netgear FA120. USB2.0, 100BaseT. With standard drivers, I too was only getting 450KB.

    The key to this speed is having USB2.0 AND these drivers:

    USB Backport drivers:...
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    Beta 1.3 is posted / My testing results

    I've transferred about 100 shows DTivo 3.1.1x to DTivo 4.x. I encountered a couple of shows that gave me this error:


    12:10:09:AM - 150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for "{{Rudolph the...
  75. With Jamie's USB and mfs_ftp improvements you can...

    With Jamie's USB and mfs_ftp improvements you can transfer tivo to tivo at about 1650 KB/sec, which is about a gig per 11 minutes. If your 70 shows are an hour each, you can transfer them in about...
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    Here's the dd style patch for those of you that...

    Here's the dd style patch for those of you that might want it:

    echo -ne "\x00" | dd conv=notrunc of=tivoapp bs=1 seek=10230441
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    When working with shows that were previously...

    When working with shows that were previously inserted, most of the xml attributes were lost during the previous insert. This patch has no way to recover those attributes. It is easy to see the...
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    Beta 1.2 is posted

    With cross-platform series linking! http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=196853

    Please give it a try, and leave some feedback on your results. I'm particularly interested in hearing...
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    I've posted Beta 1.1...

    I've posted Beta 1.1 http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=196853

    That should fix the error.

    I'd like to fix the station linking for SA tivos. To do so, I need someone to send me...
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    Could someone test this?

    I'd like someone to use MRV to transfer a show cross-platform.

    Once its to the other side, use Tivowebplus MFS browse, go to the program/series object, and post the details of the series here. ...
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    Ahh crap. I'll add a warning to my "release"...

    Ahh crap. I'll add a warning to my "release" page. This code is DTivo only until someone with a mixed environment modifies it to another approach.
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    I hope you're wrong. Otherwise my solution will...

    I hope you're wrong. Otherwise my solution will fail when you go cross platform. Can someone out there with both do some investigation and let me know for sure one way or another?

    Its my...
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    Its always nice spending 20+ hours developing...

    Its always nice spending 20+ hours developing something someone else has already done. Or has it been done? I don't see it publicly available. Enough people are asking for it. I privately asked...
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    next Beta Versions..

    Originally I posted the entire modified mfs_ftp.tcl file. Since that apparently is forbidden, it looks like I have two choices. Post a diff patch (painful to me and the users to apply), or...
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    Here it is! (BETA VERSION)

    I've been working on this for the last week. My objective is to decrypt, migrate, and reorganize all my recordings from my old 3.1.1x systems to new 4.x systems (all DTivo). In this process, I did...
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    Well, actually... You know that posting...

    Well, actually... You know that posting recently....
    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=39207

    Well, if you intend to transfer (mfs_ftp) shows from that decryption process to...
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    I'm pretty sure it needs lots of stuff loaded...

    I'm pretty sure it needs lots of stuff loaded first, like cobra, etc.

    If you're intent on doing this, you will need to modify rc.arch and have it decide then which one to load (like 3.1.1x does)....
  88. There already is a functional TVGuide logo...

    There already is a functional TVGuide logo removal tool in a patch form.

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=145423&postcount=162

    On my first attempt at using this, I was concerned...
  89. 1/706 removes it from the "info" screen which is...

    I know this is off-topic for what AW wants, but making 34/40 and 34/41 empty strings removes the entire display, even the copyright symbol.

    BTW there is another string set at 14/702 and 14/703....
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    Sticky: /tvbin/dssapp: ### ERROR: CwpPrimaryThread: Packet error

    Anyone else seeing these errors with our "special" dssapp?

    I usually get at least one message at startup. This happens on both rid units I've done so far.

    This particular occurence, I had...
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    From the line of your questions, I'm guessing...

    From the line of your questions, I'm guessing you're trying to build a single image to run on both uma4 and uma6.

    If you really want to have the original board ID, do something like this before...
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    I believe your theory is incorrect. The...

    I believe your theory is incorrect.

    The series id is the second data element in the name field in /Recording/NowShowingByBucketTitle. From what I can tell, the series object must be assigned...
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    Thats exactly what I did the first time. ...

    Thats exactly what I did the first time. However, step 4 fails. using tivoweb, I cannot find the 4.0 version in SwSystem.

    I tried using dbload instead of loadslice. same results.

    Btw, what...
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    I've resisted the urge to change the xml,...

    I've resisted the urge to change the xml, although that might have saved some time. The current xml contains all the data required for this.

    Btw, THANK YOU for your usb and mfs_ftp improvements. ...
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    I don't understand the claim that mfs_ftp can't...

    I don't understand the claim that mfs_ftp can't properly link recordings to the series during inserts.

    This past week I've been working on patching it to allow this, and at this point have it...
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    Anyone used these with success yet?

    I'm trying to use this on a RCA DVR40.

    I used "loadslice" to install. Everything appeared normal.

    However, the new software version is not showing in SwSystem.

    I can find the 9 GZ slices...
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    I've had the same problem a couple of times too. ...

    I've had the same problem a couple of times too.

    From what I can tell, this happens when your tivo is recording something.

    Both times I had this occur, I cancelled the recording, restarted...
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    I assume you are refering to the export path...

    I assume you are refering to the export path statement.

    You don't have to worry about changes/updates to the path made in the earlier modules from being "dumped" by your rc.sysinit.author file.
    ...
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    tnlited is located in /sbin. /sbin is normally...

    tnlited is located in /sbin. /sbin is normally in your path, unless something trashed the path.

    tivoftpd is an application you need to install somewhere. Best bet is Alphawolf's package. ...
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    Sounds like your netfilters are still enabled...

    Sounds like your netfilters are still enabled (default for 4.0).

    Try this command from the serial bash:
    /etc/netfilter-disable

    If this is the problem, that should immediately fix it and...
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    Most people reset the password to "factory" after...

    Most people reset the password to "factory" after hacking their tivo. I suspect tivo has some utility that derives passwords from the service number, so we just don't know what they are originally....
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    My experience with missing characters in the...

    My experience with missing characters in the serial bash has always been the result of launching bash twice. Since the init framework starts bash, you need to make sure you don't include it in...
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    dsscon=true, NOT dssconn=true. Fix that and you...

    dsscon=true, NOT dssconn=true. Fix that and you should at least be able to see the bootup process.

    This doesn't explain to me why your serial bash isn't working. But fix that bootpage and see...
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    It sounds like your boot kernel is failing. ...

    It sounds like your boot kernel is failing.

    First, you have a typo above. It should be:
    dd if=vmlinux of=/dev/hdc6

    When this runs, it should say something like 1+1 records copied.

    Second,...
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    Do you know for sure that your serial cable /...

    Do you know for sure that your serial cable / terminal software is setup properly?

    When you first apply power, try hitting enter a couple of times. Does the boot prom messages come up (ie service...
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    Key problem: You aren't saving the original...

    Key problem: You aren't saving the original file. This makes recovery from errors much more difficult.

    try this instead:

    mv /tvbin/tivoapp /tvbin/tivoapp.original

    cp...
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    Sticky: A Seagate 120 gig drive is only good for 105...

    A Seagate 120 gig drive is only good for 105 hours. So, you've got an additional 42 hours from the 40 extra gigs. Seems quite reasonable.
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    Sticky: Is this output from the serial port? If so, look...

    Is this output from the serial port? If so, look back further in the output and you'll see you really did monte. If you're looking in the logs, I believe the logs never show output from the...
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    Sticky: Hmm... Just realized why my "hacked by hand"...

    Hmm... Just realized why my "hacked by hand" version worked. When I was trying to figure this out (before the release) I had modified rc.sysinit to load the dssapp later, just like 3.1.1x does.
    ...
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    Sticky: Question about 011_uma6fix.init

    I've used the new modules to get one of my rid systems running (you could say "hacked by hand"). Seems to work great. I haven't used your framework version yet. In reviewing the framework, I have...
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    Sticky: Do the restore first without the "Expand MFS"...

    Do the restore first without the "Expand MFS" option (don't have that parameter handy right now, its in the MFS documentation somewhere).

    Edit: the -x parameter is the one that expands mfs to full...
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    Sticky: Actually, there is a more important reason. The...

    Actually, there is a more important reason. The 2.5 prom in the Rid units will not recognize the signature on the 4.x kernel and gives an error 60. You must first boot with a valid kernel for the...
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    Sticky: OK, this is going to sound a bit newbie... ...

    OK, this is going to sound a bit newbie...

    Which version is the best one for us to use with this package?

    Should we be shooting for the most recent, which I think is 4.0.1b-02?
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    verified - $20

    Come on people, lets make this happen!

    All we need is 35 people to donate $20 each to make this happen tonight!

    I'll start the lead... and turn myself into a "repeat offender".

    There's 88...
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    My netgear FA120 uses the ax8817x.o module. Are...

    My netgear FA120 uses the ax8817x.o module. Are you sure you should be using the pagasus module?
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    InstantCake is not a hacking tool. Towards...

    InstantCake is not a hacking tool. Towards hacking, the most they provide is replacement kernels with LBA48 for _select_ models, probably not yours based on the version you gave.

    Instant cake is...
  117. You don't really want to do that. Lets assume...

    You don't really want to do that.

    Lets assume bootpage says current root is hda4, and you seem to have the drive as hdb in the PC.

    Step 1: copy the 3.1.1c kernel over the 3.1.1e kernel

    dd...
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    Have you ruled out the Netgear FA-120? I've got...

    Have you ruled out the Netgear FA-120? I've got four of them and am very happy. Its almost the same price as the Xterasys (at newegg.com)
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    Nahh, take the easy way out. Tell them the old...

    Nahh, take the easy way out. Tell them the old one died, and this is your replacement.

    I wouldn't volunteer information about a friend "upgrading" it. Thats more likely to get unwanted attention.
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    I'd like to point out two things: 1. It is...

    I'd like to point out two things:

    1. It is possible to have D* move your access card from the regular receiver to the DVR39. I have done this twice, once from a old receiver and the other time...
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    Haven't figured that out. You can always use...

    Haven't figured that out. You can always use boot -3 / -6 and use bootpage to fix it permanently once the system is up.
  122. hmmm... And everyone thought I was nuts when I...

    hmmm... And everyone thought I was nuts when I recently pointed out that the Barracuda 7 160 gig drive is outrageously noisy..
    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=191334&postcount=3
    ...
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    I haven't had good luck with using parameters...

    I haven't had good luck with using parameters with the boot command either.

    I always use the "param" option to set and verify the bootpage, and then just use "Boot" to startup. Beware though, the...
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    Check out my post here (using a DVR40): ...

    Check out my post here (using a DVR40):

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=191389

    It appears that the prom code on the DVR40 and DVR80 are expecting a larger kernel size than the...
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    One of the differences between 3.1.1 and 4.0 is...

    One of the differences between 3.1.1 and 4.0 is this section of rc.arch:

    function loadRouter () {
    /sbin/insmod /lib/modules/router.o
    }

    I would expect that this device is created by this...
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    Sticky: Presumeably you are on 3.1.1e. You'll need to...

    Presumeably you are on 3.1.1e.

    You'll need to use the kernel from 3.1.1c. You can download one here: http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=38573
  127. Thread: Wow.

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    I'd like to echo that. I'm a genuine newbie...

    I'd like to echo that. I'm a genuine newbie thats lurked here quite a while, and recently really dug in and done alot of the hacks (all manually. I refused to use Sleeper last February cuz I...
  128. For me, the critical problem is getting the video...

    For me, the critical problem is getting the video driver to load. I also doubt that a new driver had to be written, but I wouldn't be surprised if it had to be patched.


    Here is a walkthru of...
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    $80 verified

    Talk about losing hope. I've got 4 DVR40's in the house, and after spending a couple of weeks pulling my hair out trying to figure a way to get 4.0 running on them I gave up and and bought 2 HDVR2's...
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    Wow, this is exciting..

    Talk about losing hope. I've got 4 DVR40's in the house, and after spending a couple of weeks pulling my hair out trying to figure a way to get 4.0 running on them I gave up and and bought 2 HDVR2's...
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    Just a shot in the dark...

    I'm doing my first HDVR2 4.0.1b install tonight and encountered this same error. I accidentally used the "non-final" patch superpatch401b-FINAL.tcl the first time when it errored. My image from...
  132. Thread: I Need Help!!

    by chrised
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    You need to understand that different...

    You need to understand that different manufacturers and/or models of 40 gig hard drives are not all the same exact size. One drive might be just 100 blocks (50k) smaller and it won't hold the image...
  133. You can try ebay. The Bargainland-liquidation...

    You can try ebay. The Bargainland-liquidation ebay store is currently selling 10 per day with 0.99 min price. typically going for $3 to 5 + shipping.

    ebay: search for "Tivo remote"

    Or,...
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