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    Thanks a lot Steve! I did as you suggested,...

    Thanks a lot Steve! I did as you suggested, works like a charm.
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    Thanks, that works, I also discovered the...

    Thanks, that works, I also discovered the "extract" choice on the more menu has asx. It works, I successfully streamed some stuff to my wife's notebook about an hour ago.

    As a suggestion to the...
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    what happened to asx

    I got the latest twp from cvs. With previous versions I always had the options asx and ty from the now playing list page. Now its tmf and ty. What is tmf? More importantly, how can I get it to...
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    I did a little testing. I disabled 30 second...

    I did a little testing. I disabled 30 second skip via the remote code and rebooted, it was still disabled. I enabled it and rebooted, it was still enabled. I think the new 30 second skip remote...
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    I'll check it out a little more thoroughly. I...

    I'll check it out a little more thoroughly. I thought it was pretty odd that the kernel could make a difference but didn't really delve into it. When 30 second skip wasn't turned on by superpatch I...
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    I generally monte into the current kernel that...

    I generally monte into the current kernel that I've run replace_initrd against. I hadn't done that part yet when I posted the above, I was using an older kernel. Tonight I ran replace_initrd...
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    I superpatched my 9.1 tivoapp last night, same...

    I superpatched my 9.1 tivoapp last night, same way as you, pasted Shutterfriends array into a previous Superpatch. I have the same result as you, encryption is off but 30 second skip is not enabled....
  8. I've been trying to get this to work with my...

    I've been trying to get this to work with my Series 240 Stand Alone tivo. The most I've managed to do is make my Tivo reboot a couple times. Doing a little more reading I discovered that tysuitej...
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    This might cure it.. bootpage -P "$(bootpage...

    This might cure it..

    bootpage -P "$(bootpage -p /dev/hda | sed s/false/true/)" /dev/hda && reboot
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    Does your tivo have a route to the internet?, for...

    Does your tivo have a route to the internet?, for example from a bash prompt inside your Tivo can you ping www.dealdatabase.com?
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    I don't get it, you fixed the error but your...

    I don't get it, you fixed the error but your sucking big electro cat butt. I take it that means you have a new problem? What is it? I'll tell you for me, running pyTivo on a Linux and...
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    Have you tried it on your Mac lately? I know...

    Have you tried it on your Mac lately? I know they where having some difficulty getting pyTivo functioning on a Mac but my understanding is that its pretty well been worked through. Just a matter...
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    I've got a Standalone 80 hour model. I used to...

    I've got a Standalone 80 hour model. I used to use Tivoserver with it but a couple releases ago of the Tivo software it became useless, makes the Tivo reboot.

    What I use now is pyTivo. It...
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    Shouldn't be to hard to determine. What's the...

    Shouldn't be to hard to determine. What's the md5sum of your virgin 8.3 tivoapp?

    [schaefer@penguin ~]$ wget http://ben-johnson.org/tivo/tivoapp-8.3.J3.zip
    --10:24:10-- ...
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    I think jlobster worked out what the problem was,...

    I think jlobster worked out what the problem was, but for anyone who may have missed it..

    It wasn't that his version of patch didn't support the -o option or that he wasn't using the -o option. ...
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    Try specifying an output file that isn't the file...

    Try specifying an output file that isn't the file you are patching.
  17. I have a hacked Standalone 240 model. The reason...

    I have a hacked Standalone 240 model. The reason I hacked my Tivo in the first place, and ditched my old Linux box for a much faster one, was so I could run Tivoserver. It has its shortcomings, but...
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    You're root partition is full, delete about 25Meg...

    You're root partition is full, delete about 25Meg of stuff and run it again.
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    Edit: Made a mistake, sorry.

    Edit: Made a mistake, sorry.
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    It works! I scheduled a recording through TWP...

    It works!

    I scheduled a recording through TWP as keep until I delete, went and pulled it up on the Tivo, it was set for until I delete!

    I scheduled a recording through TWP as keep for 4 days,...
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    See, this is why we pay you the big bucks. ;) ...

    See, this is why we pay you the big bucks. ;)

    I think you're likely on to something..

    Scheduled a recording through TWP, told it "until I delete", got the RecordingBehavior information about...
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    Ok, I've been checking out the situation. You...

    Ok, I've been checking out the situation. You are correct, anything I schedule in TWP and tell it to keep until I delete shows an expiration date of 24855, but again, if then go to my television and...
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    I'll check it out. I'm running version 8.1a of...

    I'll check it out. I'm running version 8.1a of the Tivo software, sorry should have mentioned that in my prior post, meant to.

    I think this Keep until "space needed" option is something at least...
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    I've found a glitch, updated to twp v2rc2 to make...

    I've found a glitch, updated to twp v2rc2 to make sure its in even this most current version, it is.

    When scheduling a recording through TWP I can select "Keep at least.." 2 days, 3 days, ... 7...
  25. Tivos update themselves automatically, no user...

    Tivos update themselves automatically, no user intervention is required.
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    It works

    Just wanted to report my Tivo is running Superpatched 8.1a now. Everything seems in order, I can MRV from Tivoserver, 30 second skip works, and encryption is disabled. Thanks again Shutterfriend!
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    The patch applied cleanly for me. Thanks...

    The patch applied cleanly for me. Thanks Shutterfriend.
  28. Thread: TiVo.NET

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    Yep, it is significantly faster, I've now got the...

    Yep, it is significantly faster, I've now got the bitrate cranked up to the highest medium setting - 4000kbit/second and I think I'm at the edge but even with that setting I'm still able to transcode...
  29. Thread: TiVo.NET

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    stuff

    I suspect the whole disappearing/reappearing Now Playing List may be a bug in the Tivo software (v8.1 in my case). Reason being is that when I was experimenting with pyTivo I was having the exact...
  30. Thread: TiVo.NET

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    I'm nearly certain that localhost is in the...

    I'm nearly certain that localhost is in the default %windir%\system32\drivers\etc\hosts file.

    I tried Tivo.NET too. I was really impressed, especially since reading the posts of the author this...
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    I believe you'd like pyTivo...

    I believe you'd like pyTivo. Its very very similiar to tivoserver but it doesn't require your Tivo to be hacked.
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    me too

    Is Tivoserver working well for anyone w/ 8.1?

    I've been experiencing what falc122727 is talking about as well. Anything I watch via Tivoserver on my 8.1 Tivo has about a 50-50 chance of causing...
  33. I can't say if your drive is salvageable or not...

    I can't say if your drive is salvageable or not although just taking a guess at it I'd sure think so. As far as encryption keys, I don't know where else they'd be stored if not in the MFS database...
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    I'm going to throw in the same 2 cents I've...

    I'm going to throw in the same 2 cents I've thrown into several other networking conversations on here - Beware of duplex mismatches.

    I see you mentioning your ability to force NICs into full...
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    Because of this thread I went into the Tivocast...

    Because of this thread I went into the Tivocast menu yesterday and chose the New York Times. It was on my Tivo available for viewing in about a half hour exactly. My point is, at least based on my...
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    I accepted the upgrade to 8.1 about 5 weeks ago,...

    I accepted the upgrade to 8.1 about 5 weeks ago, immediately superpatched it, and since then have received several CNET episodes.

    You may just need to go into the "Find Programs" menu on your Tivo...
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    the -f tells pkill to kill anything with tivoweb...

    the -f tells pkill to kill anything with tivoweb in the full command line.
    If I where to issue the command pkill -f tivoweb on my tivo right now those 4 processes would all be sent the TERM...
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    If I want to stop it from a BASH prompt inside...

    If I want to stop it from a BASH prompt inside the tivo I do pkill -f tivoweb, if I want to start it back up I use the same command I start it with in rc.sysinit.author, /hack/tivowebplus/tivoweb &
    ...
  39. If you are capable of making a dos boot disk then...

    If you are capable of making a dos boot disk then zap.com is a wonderful little utility that would likely solve it for you.

    Or, if you're a Linux guy you could accomplish the same thing as zap.com...
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    Put it between the first and second lines of you...

    Put it between the first and second lines of you rc.sysinit. If your rc.sysinit is like mine then following Mr2001's excellent instructions you'd end up with..


    #!/bin/bash
    echo "Checking for...
  41. Ha! Don't know if that was an intentional typo...

    Ha! Don't know if that was an intentional typo or not but funny either way.

    As far as your actual problem, I'm not familiar with MFSlive but I think get the gist. What your doing looks to me...
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    skewer.sh

    I really don't like Tucker Carlson. Only had to see about .5 seconds of him at the beginning of today's recording of Chris Mathews Show.

    Some Googling, heavy use of the man command, and lots of...
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    adjust time back about 6 seconds?

    My Tivo always seems to record about the last 6 seconds or so of whatever television show immediately preceeded the one I've set it to record, and misses the last 6 seconds or so of the show I want....
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    Sitting in the root file system doesn't matter...

    Sitting in the root file system doesn't matter for a remount on my Tivo. I think your problem is a file on the root filesystem is open for writing.
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    Sorry Mr2001 but that sure looks like a failing...

    Sorry Mr2001 but that sure looks like a failing hard drive to me. I think its probably just a coincidence that you are encountering that problem in the midst of experimenting with monte.


    I...
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    If they where accessible via SMB he could...

    If they where accessible via SMB he could transfer and convert them in a single combined step.

    Just thinking outload.. I've never used mfs_ftp but I gather it lets ftp ty shows straight out of...
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    Thanks Mr. Penguin. I upgraded to 8.1 last week...

    Thanks Mr. Penguin. I upgraded to 8.1 last week and the TWP I was using, 1.2.1, immediately became non-functional.

    I tried 1.4.0 and it worked somewhat but I had 2 major issues with it.
    ...
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    I got the inclination from that post that the...

    I got the inclination from that post that the "Apg stuff" has maybe been at least addressed or something in 1.4.0 since your patch regarding the "Apg stuff" in that post is only needed for 1.3.1.
    ...
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    I'm giving 1.3.1 a whirl now, seeing the exact...

    I'm giving 1.3.1 a whirl now, seeing the exact same issues with it as I do in 1.4.0.

    Scanman - Does "Channel Grid" work for you? How about more... -> "Channel prefs"? How about UI -> Channel...
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    I just want to say a big thankyou to...

    I just want to say a big thankyou to Shutterfriend and you Jamie. I've been lurking around watching this thread closely since I first found out 8.1 was out. I was hoping Shutterfriend would appear...
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    Hadn't tried that, tried it just now. No, it...

    Hadn't tried that, tried it just now. No, it doesn't show the channels selected that I'd expect, it doesn't show me any channels whatsoever. Even when I click on all. I see the column headings-...
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    Thanks for the replies folks. I've got 1.4.0...

    Thanks for the replies folks.

    I've got 1.4.0 on my Tivo now. I've clicked around through all the menus and nearly everything seems to work. Most importantly to me the now showing list is...
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    TWP and 8.1

    I accepted the Tivo software upgrade to 8.1 today and copied all my hacks over. All the hack stuff is still working fine except for Tivowebplus.

    I'm still using version 1.2.1, I've got no...
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    I haven't been interested enough to bother...

    I haven't been interested enough to bother testing it myself but today I ran across a posting on TCF today where one person says he's booted into XP multiple times with his Tivo drive attached and...
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    Another thing to be aware of is that depending on...

    Another thing to be aware of is that depending on where you have your touch command in rc.sysinit, /var may not be mounted yet.
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    It sounds like what your are trying to copy is to...

    It sounds like what your are trying to copy is to large to fit where you are attempting to copy it to. Without some more detail on what exactly you're doing its kind of hard to say whether its...
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    If the missing directory contained Tserver then...

    If the missing directory contained Tserver then I'd expect the backup of it contains Tserver.
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    Just a thought Bob, no idea if this would...

    Just a thought Bob, no idea if this would successfully work around the reboot issue or not or if it's even applicable to your Tivo or not, But..

    on my Tivo /dev/modem is a symbolic link pointing...
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    Who Killed TiVoToGo?

    Just thought some of you might be interested in this Electronic Frontier Foundation article but may not have run across it yet.
  60. Maybe setsid isn't yet locatable in $PATH?

    Maybe setsid isn't yet locatable in $PATH?
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    What do you mean by WoL, Wake on Lan?

    What do you mean by WoL, Wake on Lan?
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    Less detail on how you go about doing things and...

    Less detail on how you go about doing things and more detail on what you actually did would be useful.

    Maybe you transferred the kernel onto the Tivo with FTP and didn't do a binary transfer?
    ...
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    I'll second that request THardie, I'd really...

    I'll second that request THardie, I'd really appreciate your Linux build as well.
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    Doh! That's a show stopper all right. Unless a...

    Doh! That's a show stopper all right. Unless a PROM image where made available online like for the Series 2.5. ;) ;)
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    So this method...

    So this method would't work?
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    I'm guessing your Tivo doesn't have, or has an...

    I'm guessing your Tivo doesn't have, or has an incorrect, default gateway in it's routing table.
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    There's got to be a reason you can't put that...

    There's got to be a reason you can't put that file on the root partition and I don't think it has to do with the paranormal. You still haven't told me how it is your determining your free space? ...
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    So now we have not only your FTP program telling...

    So now we have not only your FTP program telling you there's insufficient space but now the mv command is telling you that as well. I'm not buying your explanation that your Tivo is haunted and I'm...
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    Hmm, you don't need fsck.c, that's source code. ...

    Hmm, you don't need fsck.c, that's source code. Your tivo probably already has e2fsck on it. I'd suggest this..


    root@tivo:~ bash# mount -o ro,remount / # mount / read only

    root@tivo:~...
  70. I could never get Teraterm or Hyperterminal to...

    I could never get Teraterm or Hyperterminal to successfully do zmodem tranfers to the Tivo. However, CRT works excellent. Its a 30 day evaluation copy. Install it, connect to your Tivo, then just...
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    Not exactly relevant to the OP but along the same...

    Not exactly relevant to the OP but along the same lines..

    Say I've got 2 hacked SA Series 2 Tivos. One is subscribed and making recordings. The other is not subscribed. Can I Multi-Room-View...
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    All the yammering about TWP off by an hour

    I keep seeing a lot of talk about TWP being off by an hour. I've got 1.2.1 so this may not be relevant to you guys with the latest version but anyhow mine was fine until this past Spring when...
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    Assuming you meant the composite inputs, its...

    Assuming you meant the composite inputs, its probably not configured to use those, its probably trying to use the RF input. You'd need to navigate through its menus put in your zip code and select...
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    How exactly are you coming up with that 177MB...

    How exactly are you coming up with that 177MB figure?
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    Thats interesting. My entire root partition is...

    Thats interesting. My entire root partition is 128MB.
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    In that case either what "does seem to be" is...

    In that case either what "does seem to be" is bogus or the error your getting is bogus. You should work on figuring out which it is.
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    Have you considered the possibility that there's...

    Have you considered the possibility that there's not enough space?
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    Has anyone reported successfully using mfsbackup...

    Has anyone reported successfully using mfsbackup on a Series 3? I wouldn't be at all surprised if with the Series 3 things have changed enough to where the current mfstools simply aren't going to...
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    I'd recommend this: dd bs=2M if=/dev/sdc | gzip...

    I'd recommend this:
    dd bs=2M if=/dev/sdc | gzip -9 > dd_of_virgin_s3_hard_drive.gzOf course substituting /dev/sdc with wherever you have it mounted in your PC.
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    You don't really have to copy it anywhere. Just...

    You don't really have to copy it anywhere. Just cd into wherever vmlinux.px.gz is and then
    gzip -c -d vmlinux.px.gz | dd of=/dev/hdc3 ought to do the trick.
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    Try pinging your network's broadcast address, for...

    Try pinging your network's broadcast address, for example 192.168.0.255, if the Tivo's on the same logical network it should respond.
  82. Good eye Scanman. Yes change that overdone, I...

    Good eye Scanman. Yes change that overdone, I wouldn't be surprised if that turns out to be the culprit.
  83. Looks like it ought to work assuming setsid is in...

    Looks like it ought to work assuming setsid is in /hacks (or at least somewhere referenced in $PATH). Hmm, now I'd guess the problem is either with the cable or a setting in Hyperterminal. Can't...
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    Well sure in those cases you'd want to give the...

    Well sure in those cases you'd want to give the IP of an "actual" DNS server but if your router does serve DNS adequately then it makes sense to use it.
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    mount -o rw,remount / echo 'nameserver...

    mount -o rw,remount /
    echo 'nameserver ip.address.of.router' > /etc/resolv.conf
  86. If you're actually getting a bash prompt then you...

    If you're actually getting a bash prompt then you must have the bit rate correct. What command are you starting bash on the serial port with? It sounds like perhaps you've got its output going to...
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    Sure looks like the baud rate is mis-matched. ...

    Sure looks like the baud rate is mis-matched. Are you sure you don't need 115,200 or something other than 9600?
  88. You should be able to telnet in, then issue the...

    You should be able to telnet in, then issue the command


    mount -o rw,remount /

    to get write access to stuff in the root partition such as your rc.sysinit.author file.
  89. Hmm, interesting. I guess I just read your idea...

    Hmm, interesting. I guess I just read your idea closely for the first time now and I like it better than mine. I think I've seen you say this before and you seem to be implying it here, but to...
  90. I would think yes, thats a pretty feasible plan. ...

    I would think yes, thats a pretty feasible plan. IF your Tivo is hacked. I assume hda14 right now is "Apple_Free Extra". You could recreate the partition table with pdisk, make hda14 a 2nd swap...
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    Bill couldn't read your mind but he seems to have...

    Bill couldn't read your mind but he seems to have predicted your future quite nicely.

    I don't know what the heck's going on with pdisk and fdisk failing for you.
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    pdisk -l /dev/hdc should show you the partition...

    pdisk -l /dev/hdc should show you the partition map on your Tivo drive. I think Bill just wanted to use it to verify your Tivo drive is at hdc like you thought. It should show you the map, it isn't...
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    Hmm, well lets take some guess work out of this. ...

    Hmm, well lets take some guess work out of this. Do, like Jamie and Bill suggested and do fdisk -l /dev/hda and look for a partition that shows a size of about 10Gig since that's what your D: drive...
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    Was I right after all? Try hda5.

    Was I right after all? Try hda5.
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    I should have known not to make a guess different...

    I should have known not to make a guess different than Jamie's. Microsoft used to always set up a D: drive in an extended partition. I'm kind of out of touch with the Microsoft world but figured...
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    I think you'll need mount /dev/hda5 /mnt/dos

    I think you'll need mount /dev/hda5 /mnt/dos
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    I'd be willing to wager a sizeable sum that what...

    I'd be willing to wager a sizeable sum that what you're telling us is a fat32 partition at hda1 is actually an ntfs partition.
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    I've never used buffer hack either and I've got a...

    I've never used buffer hack either and I've got a kernel log full of those messages too. I'm booting with 3.1.5 killhdinitrd'd kernel and monteing into a replace_initrd'd kernel from 7.2.2b. I...
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    Yep, backup to a location that is writeable.

    Yep, backup to a location that is writeable.
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    Yes herby, I was thinking the same thing as Bill....

    Yes herby, I was thinking the same thing as Bill. You've obviously already expanded your Tivo A drive once since it is 120Gb. So there isn't any room in the A drive's partition table for additional...
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    If you go with that, my prediction is you'll end...

    If you go with that, my prediction is you'll end up with a functioning Tivo, all your recordings & settings intact, but it will have somewhere in the neighborhood of 500 hours instead of the 700 you...
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    I downloaded your file and name it supernot. And...

    I downloaded your file and name it supernot. And then diffed it with the one I had successfully made and used about a month ago. Perhaps the + sign ,mine has in line 750 and yours doesn't, matters....
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    There's no way to stick the Tivo hard drive into...

    There's no way to stick the Tivo hard drive into your desktop system and then mount the whole drive onto your Linux box over the LAN. There are other options though. You could pipe the output of...
  104. Umm, root= is missing from that output. Ahh...

    Umm, root= is missing from that output. Ahh never mind, I know, I know, it was all correct when you did it on your Tivo drive.
  105. My guess is that yes, you still have the firewall...

    My guess is that yes, you still have the firewall enabled on the Tivo. You should already have an iptables file in the /sbin directory on the Tivo. Since you can't seem to locate an existing...
  106. I posted the above 6/9/2006. I tested my system...

    I posted the above 6/9/2006. I tested my system again last night with netperf, just to be sure it was still performing properly and I'll be darned if it isn't a little faster now. Appears Tivo has...
  107. It ought to work either way, he'll just be...

    It ought to work either way, he'll just be unecessarily wasting a tad bit of hard drive space if he uses -r4. But supposedly -r4 can make your Tivo respond to commands quicker so it might actually...
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    Are you entirely sure? My Tivo has an mfsadd...

    Are you entirely sure? My Tivo has an mfsadd command in /tvbin, I'm guessing bovardc's Tivo probably does too. I wonder if it could be used.
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    [schaefer@penguin ~]$ ftp tivo Connected to...

    [schaefer@penguin ~]$ ftp tivo
    Connected to tivo.localdomain.
    220 You are in TiVo Mode. No login necessary - hit enter at the prompts
    500 Syntax error, command unrecognized.
    500 Syntax error,...
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    You could ftp to one of your already hacked...

    You could ftp to one of your already hacked Tivo's and just download /dev/hda3 or /dev/hda6.
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    Well I kind of doubt the dd command is going to...

    Well I kind of doubt the dd command is going to be of any use since essentially all its going to do is zero out the first 2k of the disk whereas in your previous post you say you've already tried...
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    Above the line that launches tnlited.

    Above the line that launches tnlited.
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    You could just download everything to your PC...

    You could just download everything to your PC with Tivo2Go, redo the storage in your 240 however you decide to do it, and then just transfer the stuff back with Tivo2Go.
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    I think transferring them with MRV as PlainBill...

    I think transferring them with MRV as PlainBill suggested in his first response is the way to go. Yes the programs to be transferred need to be selected 1 by 1 but you don't have to wait for a...
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    I noticed that your hard drive is at hde. Maybe...

    I noticed that your hard drive is at hde. Maybe PTVupgrade can't deal with anything other than hda,hdb,hdc, and hdd. I'd suggest putting your hard drive at one of those locations and trying again.
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    The "login thing" isn't discussed in that man...

    The "login thing" isn't discussed in that man page. For that he'd need to read this one.
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    My Tivo downloaded 7.3 and I never installed it...

    My Tivo downloaded 7.3 and I never installed it because of the bugs it has. But, then I started having problems like you are. I went to Tivo's website and got on the priority list for 7.3.1 and...
  118. Try typing unalias tar and then try one of your...

    Try typing unalias tar and then try one of your tar commands again.
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    If Tivo has sent you 7.3 or 7.3.1 and as your sig...

    If Tivo has sent you 7.3 or 7.3.1 and as your sig would indicate you've never accepted the upgrade that is probably the problem.
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    Once you've booted your PTVupgrade CD, look in...

    Once you've booted your PTVupgrade CD, look in the directory named mfstools-2.0. You'll find some very thorough documentation there in the file named README.
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    Yes, when I'm ready to upgrade I just get rid of...

    Yes, when I'm ready to upgrade I just get rid of the upgradesoftware =false and reboot, letting the upgrade occur without intervention. So, I end up with a totally "stock" new software version....
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    Shutter, I'll answer your question about how I...

    Shutter, I'll answer your question about how I upgrade later this weekend, I'm tired, about to go to bed here.

    My real question for you though, what I was trying to ask above, was when you are...
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    Just throwing my 2 cents in.. I still use the...

    Just throwing my 2 cents in.. I still use the method I outlined in that thread linked above where I can always get into a recovery mode by specifying bash=true as a boot parameter from the PROM menu....
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    I tested it

    Shutterfriend, You Rock!!

    I went ahead and accepted 7.3.1 and tried out your tivoapp patch. I've tested for a total of about 10 minutes but everything's checking out perfect so far.. I can use...
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    Yes, and you could use split to save it in...

    Yes, and you could use split to save it in 2000meg pieces for fat32...
    dd if=/dev/hdX | gzip | split -b2000m - /mnt/dos/tivo_backup.gz
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    Yes, after successfully experimenting with...

    Yes, after successfully experimenting with flashing in the Tivo PROM code I was able to then flash in the IDE controller BIOS. I know what you're saying, most firmware is in a certain format with a...
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    Sounds like we might not only have a similiar...

    Sounds like we might not only have a similiar situation but an identical one, mine is a TCD24008A with lifetime Sub and locked on 7.2.2b right now. Your work-around seems easy enough though. But if...
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    Ok, that worked, I've got 7.3.1's tivoapp now. ...

    Ok, that worked, I've got 7.3.1's tivoapp now. Very cool, thanks Jamie. Probably goes without saying for you since you didn't say it but for anyone else who might want to pull modules out of MFS...
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    Yeah, yeah, I knew I was setting myself up for a...

    Yeah, yeah, I knew I was setting myself up for a response like that. I'm not to proud to admit thats really out of my league, none the less I may be able to pick through and look for identical...
  130. Well good, I do think it will work. Also, I kept...

    Well good, I do think it will work. Also, I kept searching and I found this post where Tivo4mevo definitively states it should work, (his point 2), and he seems to be a pretty knowledgable source.
  131. I don't know if Instantcake requires certain...

    I don't know if Instantcake requires certain drives to be at certain positions or not, although it shouldn't need to, maybe it does. You'd have to read its documentation. But what I think is more...
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    no Music, Photos, and more

    Hmm, seems I may have run into an issue by never accepting the 7.3 upgrade afterall, nor have I accept 7.3.1 yet, I'm still on 7.2.2b.

    I have Galleon running on my home Linux server and yesterday...
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    I can confirm it now too, although I'd downloaded...

    I can confirm it now too, although I'd downloaded 7.3 a couple weeks ago I never allowed the Tivo to upgrade it, I just let it reboot every night. I just checked and now my Tivo has gone ahead and...
  134. That is true but I don't believe its a problem...

    That is true but I don't believe its a problem either. Even though the motherboard's BIOS won't "see" the whole capacity of the drive, once you boot an LBA48 Linux like the PTVupgrade CDs Linux will...
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    Well unless you've intentionally gone out of your...

    Well unless you've intentionally gone out of your way to make it something else it should be /dev/hda8. None the less I'd probably eyeball it up first myself to make sure things appear as they...
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    150MB yes Telnet into the tivo and try ...

    150MB
    yes
    Telnet into the tivo and try

    mkswap -v1 /dev/hda8
    swapon -a
  137. http://www.ftdfloristonline.com/floraloriginals/

    http://www.ftdfloristonline.com/floraloriginals/
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    Tested flash utility

    Ok Rap,

    I did some testing of my IDE controller, its flash utility, and the Tivo BIOS. It works!! The flash utility will let me specify the Tivo2.25-SA-Hacked-Prom.bin file as input and it...
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    Somewhere in your rc.sysinit.author file you've...

    Somewhere in your rc.sysinit.author file you've got a line resembling this one..

    /sbin/tnlited 23 /bin/bash --login &

    somewhere above that line make a line..

    cd /var/hack
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    Rap, I can't spare the card, I bought it...

    Rap,

    I can't spare the card, I bought it because I wanted to have 5 PATA hard drives in my Linux box at home. I'm using it and the Linux logical volume stuff to combine a couple pairs of smaller...
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    I don't have a Series 2.5 or an eeprom programmer...

    I don't have a Series 2.5 or an eeprom programmer but not to long ago I bought this IDE controller and horsed around with this flash utility and firmware to transform it to the raid version of the...
  142. Matt any of those FTP clients including...

    Matt any of those FTP clients including IE/Explorer ought to work and no matter if you use no userid or any random strings of characters as a userid. I think your looking in the wrong spot.

    Are...
  143. Have you determined that your USB ethernet...

    Have you determined that your USB ethernet adapter is actually good? Reading back I thought you had pretty much determined your problem to be a bad USB ethernet adapter. If the ethernet adapter is...
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    I know its possible to jump multiple versions at...

    I know its possible to jump multiple versions at once but the thing thats different about my situation verses a typical situation is that my Tivo has already downloaded a newer release than it is...
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    I went over to TCF and Wow!, that is quite the...

    I went over to TCF and Wow!, that is quite the 7.3 bug list they've put together over there..

    http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/showthread.php?t=304137

    7.3 has been downloaded to my hard...
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    Here's a link to an answer of essentially the...

    Here's a link to an answer of essentially the same question. If do you port the patch please share, I've got 7.3 is sitting in my MFS waiting to be installed too.
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    Since the whole point of the dd command is to...

    Since the whole point of the dd command is to copy every single bit from one hard drive onto another your hard drive activity LED certainly ought to be flashing.
  148. Well you can try what Scanman was recommending.....

    Well you can try what Scanman was recommending..

    mount -t vfat /dev/hda5 /fat

    In my experience Linux is pretty good about figuring out what file type to use all by itself which is what I left...
  149. That should work. You'd probably need this.. ...

    That should work. You'd probably need this..

    mkdir /fat
    mount /dev/hda5 /fat
    cp /mnt/log/kernel /fat
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    I think you'd be much more likely to get some...

    I think you'd be much more likely to get some good answers if you browse on over to http://www.videohelp.com/. They have very many good "how to" guides on that site.
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