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    Sorry, I don't know about Galleon, but which file...

    Sorry, I don't know about Galleon, but which file did you edit to change the menu? Did you find it by greping binary files for the ASCII?
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    For the file extensions, probably if you know...

    For the file extensions, probably if you know java. The MovieLoader.jar file contains the source code (just open it up with winzip or any other zip utility). I don't know of any way to rename the...
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    That's great! One nice feature you or others...

    That's great!

    One nice feature you or others may not be aware of: If you have an old series 1 TiVo or any TiVo that doesn't support HME, you can still put them in your MovieLoader.properties file...
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    MovieLoader is just a fancy front-end for mfs_ftp...

    MovieLoader is just a fancy front-end for mfs_ftp that lets you control mfs_ftp from your TiVo (as long as it is running HME). Underneath the interface, it's basically just a ftp client program no...
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    First, some basics. Is your java up to date on...

    First, some basics. Is your java up to date on the PC you are running MovieLoader on? Are you running mfs_ftp on each TiVo you want to transfer files between? Running a ftp program on your PC, can...
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    First off, the creator of Movieloader, gfb107, no...

    First off, the creator of Movieloader, gfb107, no longer supports it after spending many years developing it and then moving on to other things. It just wasn't a priority for him to add conversion....
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    Why do you need to bypass guided setup? The...

    Why do you need to bypass guided setup? The reason I ask is because if I restore my TiVoHD with a winmfs backup image, I still always have to go through the complete guided setup or it will not work...
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    I just got off the phone with a DTV support...

    I just got off the phone with a DTV support person on this issue. She says that DTV is now acknowledging that there is an issue, and they are working on it.

    In the meantime, she suggested...
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    I really doubt that DTV will do a software...

    I really doubt that DTV will do a software upgrade. It's considered an obsolete product, and most likely the programmers who know anything about the code have moved on to other projects or else left...
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    Just now I found the following thread at...

    Just now I found the following thread at tivocommunity (http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/showthread.php?t=495885 ). It looks like DirecTV is up to their old tricks again, though their tech...
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    Series 2 DTivos rebooting

    I have two series 2 SD DTivos, one a Philips, one a RCA. Both are at 6.4a, although both are hacked with Winmfs using the same (hacked) image. Four days ago (Nov 8) they both started randomly...
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    At 330 programs, it's possible that it could...

    At 330 programs, it's possible that it could indeed take 30 seconds or more to return a listing. Have you verified this by connecting to your mfs_ftp server on your TiVo via a standard ftp client...
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    How many shows do you have on your TiVo?...

    How many shows do you have on your TiVo? mfs_ftp.tcl, the ftp server which runs on your TiVo can take minutes to do a directory scan if you have several hundred or more shows. If you don't have a lot...
  14. TiVo considers hardware a "necessary evil"

    TiVo has just confirmed something we long suspected. On the July 30 edition of C-SPAN's "The Communicators", Matthew Zinn, Sr. VP and General Counsel at TiVo said "Well, TiVo's a software company. We...
  15. Sticky: Sorry, my fault. It's from a modification of the...

    Sorry, my fault. It's from a modification of the mfs_ftp.tcl code I made years ago and forgot about but never released publicly. In the standard 1.29p release mfs_ftp.tcl, look for


    proc...
  16. Sticky: I see pretty much the same thing on my directory...

    I see pretty much the same thing on my directory listings under Directory Opus on my XP. Most of the dates are AM, but there are a few PMs. This is true from my Sony series 1, DirecTivo, and HD TiVo....
  17. Sticky: Depending on the version of mfs_ftp you are...

    Depending on the version of mfs_ftp you are running, bugs like these can be timing related. As one example, if you don't have the PASV patch and you are running with PASV mode set on your ftp client,...
  18. Sticky: Last time I looked into SmartFTP and mfs_ftp.tcl...

    Last time I looked into SmartFTP and mfs_ftp.tcl (probably 3 years ago), the lack of SIZE support didn't bother it. When SIZE came back unsupported it would just do the transfers (or possibly do...
  19. Sticky: I also took a stab at implementing a SIZE command...

    I also took a stab at implementing a SIZE command a while back as well. Your code looks similar to what I did at first, and it works for client programs that just want a SIZE command to be supported...
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    A patch for info.itcl

    I have a DTiVo in which I had one drive, expanded it to two drives, and then shrunk it down to one drive again. This was done using winmfs. Consequently in the get_space_tcl procedure in info.itcl,...
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    With the more detailed mfs_ftp logs paulhlee...

    With the more detailed mfs_ftp logs paulhlee posted, I came to the realization that my first guess about it being strictly a source tivo issue was wrong. Instead, there was indeed some kind of...
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    paulhlee, Since this is looking to be about...

    paulhlee,

    Since this is looking to be about mfs_ftp and not MovieLoader, to keep from going seriously off-topic from this thread in mfs_ftp details I have sent you a PM.
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    Hmm, it's possible you may need the two patches....

    Hmm, it's possible you may need the two patches. Your final mfs_ftp.tcl script should have several lines in it such as "close $info(dc); unset info(dc)". That's what is in the original released...
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    What I mean is on the ftp client on your PC, open...

    What I mean is on the ftp client on your PC, open up two panes (most ftp clients let you do this, such as smartFTP). In one pane, make an ftp connection to the mfs_ftp server on one tivo, do the same...
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    A couple of ideas: 1. Try doing the transfer...

    A couple of ideas:

    1. Try doing the transfer "manually" between the two tivos using a ftp client, and see if it still fails. I don't know if MovieLoader uses the fxp protocol between two tivos, so...
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    Why would DirecTV be pushing out a bug fix now...

    Why would DirecTV be pushing out a bug fix now when (supposedly) the major release with extra features we were promised last July for "early 2008" is just around the corner?
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    Here's something odd. I put a simple puts "sobj...

    Here's something odd. I put a simple puts "sobj $sobj" debug statement into fakecall.tcl, and now it works on both my 6.3e SD DTiVos where the fakecall.tcl without it failed:



    set...
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    Back in the '80s and early '90s among other...

    Back in the '80s and early '90s among other things I actually wrote HD firmware that controlled normal reads and writes, handled error recovery, and reallocated sectors. The kinds of things Spinrite...
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    More accurately, it's the drive itself that knows...

    More accurately, it's the drive itself that knows how to replace bad sectors with good ones. The exact procedure can vary from drive model to drive model even with the same manufacturer. All the...
  30. Well, my problem was that I thought I would...

    Well, my problem was that I thought I would "improve" test.conf a bit after copying it over. Instead it failed to execute, with the result that the chainloading stuff never happened. The tipoff was...
  31. I am seeing the same exact problem here when...

    I am seeing the same exact problem here when trying to upgrade from 6.3a to 6.3e using the same 6.3a upgrade post as my template. The dd from the old kernel partition to the new kernel partition...
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    Some useful wrapper.conf settings

    I just set up MovieLoader as a service on my XP box and I found I needed to make a couple of changes to the default wrapper.conf that comes with MovieLoader. It's stuff that can all be gleaned from...
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    Yep, clearing the cache fixed it, thanks.

    Yep, clearing the cache fixed it, thanks.
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    Page display broken running TWP on port other than 80

    I run TWP (tivowebplus-v2.0.0-070921) on different ports for my various Tivos. Whenever I change the "Port" in tivoweb.cfg from 80 to (say) 8070 and reload, the display of the pages is broken. At the...
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    That solved it, thanks. What threw me off is that...

    That solved it, thanks. What threw me off is that about 10% of the time it work, first indexing the tmf directory and then doing the ty directory. Since it wasn't deterministic, a problem with the...
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    "Connection reset" on mfs_ftp

    I have been unable to get MovieLoader to successfully do a listing of the tmf directory on any of the four tivos I own (SVR2000 series 1, two RCA DVR80s DTivos, and a HR10-250). For now, I'll...
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    I am wondering if it is possible to have...

    I am wondering if it is possible to have MovieLoader transfer files between a source and destination that are not the HME tivo running MovieLoader? That way you could transfer files between any tivos...
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    If I look at the mfs_ftp.tcl logs on both my...

    If I look at the mfs_ftp.tcl logs on both my TiVos when MovieLoader is idle, it looks as though MovieLoader is running NLIST commands every 20 minutes or so. At the risk of stating the obvious, is...
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    Small bug in .properties file parsing

    I am seeing a problem in specifying the ftp port in the MovieLoader.properties file. If I specify any port at all, say ftp://<mytivo>:3105, MovieLoader uses ftp://<mytivo>:21. If no port is specified...
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    Re: Re: Audio upsampling

    For my SA TiVo I have had great success going from 32kHz to 48kHz using an audio tool called Total Recorder from http://www.highcriteria.com After installation it sits between your audio program and...
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    It's a long shot, but if your SA was sitting on a...

    It's a long shot, but if your SA was sitting on a shelf for a long time, it's possible that it has the wrong toll-free number to dial stored in its memory. If for some reason TiVo changed the number...
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    I have had good results using High Criteria's...

    I have had good results using High Criteria's Total Recorder (www.highcriteria.com). It creates a sound driver which sits between the PCM sound output from *any* audio program and your sound board...
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    Problem with connection time-out

    A week or so ago, the A drive in my Sony SA crashed. After
    getting a replacement I dd'd over the contents from the
    original Quantum drive, which had the 2.5 software from about
    November, 2001....
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