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    Poll: glenstewart - nice job. Let me know if you would...

    glenstewart - nice job. Let me know if you would like access to the google code page - http://code.google.com/p/tivotool/. You can put your binaries there and use the other facilities.
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    hdemux 0.13 Mac OSX Universal Binary This...

    hdemux 0.13 Mac OSX Universal Binary

    This hasn't been tested extensively on Intel. Works fine on my PPC Mac.
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    great work guys. universal ffmpeg will obviously...

    great work guys. universal ffmpeg will obviously be in the next version.

    Oh and by the way, I've created a google group for tivotool. It's at http://groups.google.com/group/tivotool/. If anyone...
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    Poll: Hey, back again now at 0.6.x. Hot off the...

    Hey, back again now at 0.6.x.

    Hot off the presses .. 0.6.1 with some bugfixes for people who could not launch or install tivotool. The remote vserver start/stop is also back.

    Universal...
  5. Sounds like its not detecting the aspect ratio...

    Sounds like its not detecting the aspect ratio properly. You could have her download VLC and use the File->Open Disc menu. Make sure she selects DVD and then clicks Ok. Should be off and running with...
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    0.13 compiles on Mac OSX perfect for me. Tested...

    0.13 compiles on Mac OSX perfect for me. Tested on S2SA, S2DTivo and S1UK test streams. All worked fine. Thanks for the new release again, I really appreciate it bcc. :o :o
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    Poll: Phil, first thanks for your kind words. 0.5.5...

    Phil, first thanks for your kind words.
    0.5.5 uses a different system for generating the iTunes compatible mp4 file. Give it a try and let me know how it goes. Someone suggested that same feature...
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    Poll: That is a problem for sure then. Could you try...

    That is a problem for sure then. Could you try 0.5.5 and tell me if anything changes. I will look into it here
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    Poll: ffmpeg's mpeg4 implementation (vcodec=mpeg4 in...

    ffmpeg's mpeg4 implementation (vcodec=mpeg4 in mencoder's lavcopts)

    yes you are able to do that now, just edit the command line that tt uses.

    http://www.mplayerhq.hu/DOCS/man/en/mplayer.1.html...
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    Poll: vstream-client mencoder mfs_ftp mfs_uberexport...

    vstream-client
    mencoder
    mfs_ftp
    mfs_uberexport
    normal ftp
    netperf

    look at your logs, examine resource usage and open files

    try different download methods in tivotool
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    Poll: Well .. Try changing resize settings to...

    Well ..

    Try changing resize settings to 320x240 ..
  12. Thread: Tivoserver

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    error message?

    error message?
  13. I get this too. I would love to figure out why it...

    I get this too. I would love to figure out why it happens. I assumed it was bad memory on my Tivo box.

    I am on an S2SA.
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    Poll: What are your resize settings?

    What are your resize settings?
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    Poll: That is an extremely poor download speed. I'm not...

    That is an extremely poor download speed. I'm not really sure this has anything to do with TivoTool. I would try other apps and see if the download is the same with them. Also try to see what vserver...
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    Poll: Gunnyman try 0.5.4 just posted to the site. Thanks

    Gunnyman try 0.5.4 just posted to the site. Thanks
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    Poll: maybe in the future. right now converting...

    maybe in the future. right now converting 30-15fps is kinda hard.
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    Define "need" :)

    Define "need" :)
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    Poll: Thanks jakerome, that gives me some ideas on...

    Thanks jakerome, that gives me some ideas on making the wiki a bit better.


    p.s. busybox is only needed for remotely starting and stopping vserver. also not sure about your noscramble.o...
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    Huge update. great job bcc. Tested on a...

    Huge update. great job bcc.

    Tested on a couple UK S1 streams and it works fine. (Also fine w/ S2SA and S2DTivo) Gonna play with named pipes soon.

    Looking forward to ditching vsplit and all...
  21. Message received.

    Message received.
  22. I cant remember where I got my avatar. This is...

    I cant remember where I got my avatar. This is totally offtopic anyways.
  23. I believe it, no reason not to... I gather by...

    I believe it, no reason not to... I gather by that response you don't want to share the source with anyone. Too bad, it could save you some time, so you would be less busy. Would you consider this?
    ...
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    Hi bcc, thanks for all your helpful advice. Just...

    Hi bcc, thanks for all your helpful advice. Just wanted to let you know I am using hdemux in TivoTool now as an optional demuxer for S2 users. I'll keep an eye out in this thread if you ever release...
  25. By the way could you post your reply in the...

    By the way could you post your reply in the tivotool.pl support thread. This thread title is a bit much
  26. Joshua, Is there any chance we could get a...

    Joshua,

    Is there any chance we could get a newer version of vsplit built for OSX? If you are concerned about someone else getting the source, you could get a SourceForge account. They have a build...
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    Poll: What happens if you run that mencoder command in...

    What happens if you run that mencoder command in terminal?
  28. Really glad to hear you got your problem solved....

    Really glad to hear you got your problem solved. As a 'linux newbie' by your own admission, how did you get your unit initially hacked? Just curious if you got a PTV upgrade or what. I would really...
  29. Did you verify that the recording you are trying...

    Did you verify that the recording you are trying to transfer is unscrambled with ciphercheck?
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    Poll: satguymtl, see if the iTunes mode in 0.5.0 works...

    satguymtl, see if the iTunes mode in 0.5.0 works any better on x86.

    I changed some things around.
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    Poll: Just put up a new version on the web page. It...

    Just put up a new version on the web page. It should help with a lot of the problems people are having, esp related to Series 1 units.
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    Poll: Theres a new version I just released that uses...

    Theres a new version I just released that uses MP4 files in iTunes. You should give it a try and let me know if you find any bugs. That goes for anyone reading. Link in sig
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    Alright, I understand about 75% of that. =) Lots...

    Alright, I understand about 75% of that. =) Lots of questions coming your way. First, what is the switch for ps to show if something is in pipe_wait?
    I am playing with buffering commands. Not sure...
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    Thanks bcc, I got this sort of working with tees....

    Thanks bcc, I got this sort of working with tees. Gotta hack on it this weekend and see what becomes of it.


    hdemux -i /Users/john/.tivotool/tyfile1 -a /Users/john/.tivotool/pipe.m2a -v /dev/null...
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    Here is what I am trying to do: Open pipes...

    Here is what I am trying to do:

    Open pipes for reading, a/v offset ignored for testing:
    mplex -f 8 -o pipetest.mpg ~/.tivotool/pipe.m2v ~/.tivotool/pipe.m2a &> mplex.log &

    Run two copies of...
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    Understandable, . I would be glad to test any...

    Understandable, . I would be glad to test any builds, ( aim: johnsolo1701), I also have small .tys from an S2SA and an S2DTivo. Those might help you with the testing. If you want those, I can setup...
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    This point alwayed confused me, as hdemux seems...

    This point alwayed confused me, as hdemux seems to work with fine with SD streams, as least S2SA and S2DTivo streams. I do not have any S1 .ty files to test. But yeah, I am interested in what you are...
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    Excellent program, I like it a lot. Seems to...

    Excellent program, I like it a lot.

    Seems to have some issues with named pipes though.

    tydemux is the named pipe.


    mfs_uberexport -R 150888 -o ~/.tivotool/tydemux
    stormy:~/.tivotool...
  39. What is the exact path to your itunes library?

    What is the exact path to your itunes library?
  40. In post #5 in this thread, the first code segment...

    In post #5 in this thread, the first code segment I included is identical, character-for-character, after everything I've done.


    ModuleFile[19]=894003

    Has not changed... I think...
  41. Hmm I think I'm going to give up and wipe it. ...

    Hmm I think I'm going to give up and wipe it.

    I cleared the 7.2.0 FSID, then reset the /State/ServiceConfig, immediatley inserted the slices, and saw the /SwVersion had a new entry for (what I...
  42. Ah, 7.2.0 is back at a different FsId =) I have...

    Ah, 7.2.0 is back at a different FsId =) I have not changed /State/ServiceConfig. Gonna try InstallSw again with this one.
    bash-2.02# echo mls /SwSystem | tivosh
    Directory of /SwSystem starting at...
  43. bash-2.02# /tvbin/tivosh % mls /SwSystem...

    bash-2.02# /tvbin/tivosh
    % mls /SwSystem
    Directory of /SwSystem starting at ''

    Name Type FsId Date Time Size
    ---- ---- ...
  44. Okay, will rubbish the 7.2.0 object, fsid 896653,...

    Okay, will rubbish the 7.2.0 object, fsid 896653, later tonight. Then will try another slice insertion and see what happens..
  45. Alright, I found some 7.2 slices. Transferred...

    Alright, I found some 7.2 slices. Transferred over contents of the 'Other' directory, and deleted what didn't match my model according to the .txt inside the .rar.
    This left me with 5 .gz files, I...
  46. Probably for the same reason the Mac mouse has...

    Probably for the same reason the Mac mouse has only one button! :D

    Yup, exactly!
  47. My shitty D-Link router? You were right. On...

    My shitty D-Link router? You were right. On crossover, hitting 2MB/s. Thank you for the good advice Jamie. (and all work involved in these drivers)

    (Little platform flaunting: No crossover cable...
  48. No speed change noticed, at all, with new drivers.

    Series 2 Standalone, 7.1b (7.2 as soon as I can =) [related.. I got this new adapter so I can transfer off recordings I don't want to miss in anticipation of a wipe]

    - Unplugged old adapter,...
  49. Would really appreciate advice from anyone who...

    Would really appreciate advice from anyone who knows if these two steps will let the software redownload. Besides rebooting nightly, I've also lost music & photos and MRV recently, so I want to get...
  50. Here is the list of modules: ...

    Here is the list of modules:
    Module[18]=896654/-1 894002/-1 894006/-1 894004/-1

    Ran this:


    stormy:~ john$ mfs_dumpobj 894002
    SwModule 894002/11 PRIMARY {
    ...
  51. Thanks for the advice Jamie. Do you know how I...

    Thanks for the advice Jamie.

    Do you know how I would find out the fsid of the core module cpio.gz?


    Here are the disk stats on the Ext2 filesystems FWIW (I mounted hda4 manually here just to...
  52. Problem with in-place upgrade to 7.2 from 7.1b on S2SA

    I have a S2SA, running 7.1b now. Went through same procedure I used to update 7.1a to 7.1b. (Edited installSw.itcl and changed 'reboot' to 'exit 0', then ran it.) Did a fair amount of searching, but...
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    I'm also getting this same issue on recent...

    I'm also getting this same issue on recent mplayer builds. I have been building from source with the proper vstream headers in place, and it worked on about half the files. The other half I get the...
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    an ffmeg which supports mp2 audio and mpeg2video...

    an ffmeg which supports mp2 audio and mpeg2video (use ffmpeg -formats to check) is required

    Build the newest version on their sourceforge site.. if that doesn't work try a CVS version.
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    Couple things to note: Doing two .AVI transfers...

    Couple things to note: Doing two .AVI transfers from two computers at the same time is not recommended. Also, this assumes a ty enabled mplex and an ffmeg which supports mp2 audio and mpeg2video (use...
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    Seems logical.. Has anyone tried the 7.1b...

    Seems logical..
    Has anyone tried the 7.1b (decryption) hex patch or the superpatch67all on 7.2? I'm guessing we'll need new hex patches and a new version of superpatch for this software version,...
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    bash-2.02# echo mls /SwSystem | tivosh ...

    bash-2.02# echo mls /SwSystem | tivosh
    Directory of /SwSystem starting at ''

    Name Type FsId Date Time Size
    ---- ---- ...
  58. This might sound like a dumb question, but......

    This might sound like a dumb question, but...
    What is the latest version of vsplit?
    I'm a Mac guy and I have a version "Version: jdiner 3.03 Beta #2". Is this the newest binary version for Mac?...
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    you should try the linux version of tivotool....

    you should try the linux version of tivotool. sounds like it does some of what you want
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    This might help explain what a Wiki is... ...

    This might help explain what a Wiki is...

    http://computer.howstuffworks.com/wiki.htm/printable
  61. FYI, 0.4.0 is out.

    FYI, 0.4.0 is out.
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    Thanks a lot for this. I appreciate the entries...

    Thanks a lot for this. I appreciate the entries more than you could imagine. Now we need a few more people to edit your work (the Wiki way, not a personal thing) and fill it in with model specific...
  63. Let me know if you would like some help building...

    Let me know if you would like some help building on OSX.
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    Where to start.... Lets sum it up and say...

    Where to start....

    Lets sum it up and say organizing a hacking scene via sticky posts is non-optimal.

    Here's a radical idea:

    Create a CVS. Create a webpage. Give all the VIPs/developers CVS...
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    It is pointed at the one in /usr/bin. I didn't...

    It is pointed at the one in /usr/bin. I didn't install a new libxml. Aye, this is tiger..
  66. OSX Tiger (gcc 3.3) Build Notes

    After patching mjpeg with bcc's patch, I did a ./configure, and then a make. It starts okay but dies with a string of errors. The first error is:


    In file included from xml.c:31:
    tydefs.h:22:...
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    FYI, got this compiled on OSX after installing...

    FYI, got this compiled on OSX after installing libtar with darwinports and changing the make command line to /opt/local/lib.

    EDIT:
    Received this after starting a transfer:


    NEW TRANSFER...
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    Thanks A few notes: TivoTool will burn...

    Thanks

    A few notes:

    TivoTool will burn shows to a DVD in the order you want. You should weigh the annoyance of commercials (which can be FF'wd on the dvd player anyway) against the time it...
  69. TivoTool extracts video from a S1 or S2 Tivo or...

    TivoTool extracts video from a S1 or S2 Tivo or DTivo running vserver.

    Two notable features are direct extraction to MPEG4 (xvid) without an intermediate file and the use of iTunes 4.9 as a video...
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    Poll: It is here. http://www.tivotool.com Please,...

    It is here.

    http://www.tivotool.com

    Please, post questions and answers or suggestions in the Wiki on the page
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    Poll: Would someone like to help me test out a custom...

    Would someone like to help me test out a custom mplayer build tonight? (9th)
    I'm going to bundle a stripped down mplayer made just for tivotool, and I need someone to test it out.
    it would be cool...
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    Poll: Just an update for everyone: The TivoTool GUI...

    Just an update for everyone:

    The TivoTool GUI is now feature complete. I am polishing it up visually, packaging it up into a nice OSX .app, creating an icon, etc.
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    Poll: This sounds like standard mpeg ugliness around...

    This sounds like standard mpeg ugliness around the edges. Like Abone said, you don't see some of this on your TV set because of overscan. To answer your question about getting rid of them, you would...
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    Poll: What are you using to edit the video?

    What are you using to edit the video?
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    Poll: I got DVD burning working in the GUI version (at...

    I got DVD burning working in the GUI version (at least up to previewing it in DVD player.app [don't have a burner to test further]).

    Regarding the command line version, I won't be adding new...
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    Poll: Hey, I am looking through your DVD code now. I...

    Hey, I am looking through your DVD code now. I will be adding it to the GUI version shortly. Just wanted to keep everyone up to date. Really cool stuff ahead ... You guys will probably like the new...
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    Poll: Nice rocket! I don't have a DVD burner so its...

    Nice rocket! I don't have a DVD burner so its great you are doing this. With your generous permission I would like to fold this into the original code. Another contributer and I might setup a...
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    Poll: Great, glad to hear you got the QT problem fixed....

    Great, glad to hear you got the QT problem fixed. I also like VLC better, but some Mac ppl would prefer QT. Also it's one less program to be installed, for novices.

    Merging w/ the tivo2dvd script...
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    Poll: Does anyone have any feature requests, besides a...

    Does anyone have any feature requests, besides a GUI?
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    Poll: New version has been posted. Fixed a date bug,...

    New version has been posted. Fixed a date bug, and allowed for mplayer deinterlacing, etc. Also.....

    ickfoo, I have now put in custom vsplit options. You might want to look into the -j command...
  81. 7.1b-01-2-240 command

    echo -ne "\x3C\x02\x00\x00" | dd conv=notrunc of=tivoapp bs=1 seek=2691728

    Worked for me, that's all I'm saying.
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    Poll: Down the road, maybe. Right now I want to get the...

    Down the road, maybe. Right now I want to get the CLI toolchain stable and robust.
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    Poll: ickfoo, hmm, I guess encrypted recordings aren't...

    ickfoo, hmm, I guess encrypted recordings aren't whats causing your problems. The error you are getting is sometimes tied to that. Not this time I guess.

    I have one other thing I will put in the...
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    Poll: ickfoo, could you run ciphercheck.tcl on your...

    ickfoo, could you run ciphercheck.tcl on your tivo and let us know the results? Some searching will bring it up for you, if you don't already have it on your tivo.
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    Poll: what does tivotool.log say?

    what does tivotool.log say?
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    Port 21 is for FTP into the root filesystem /...

    Port 21 is for FTP into the root filesystem /
    Port 3105 is for MFS_FTP, into the MFS filesystem, which contains your recordings.
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    Poll: New version has been posted in the files forum....

    New version has been posted in the files forum. Streaming front-end :o
  88. Thread: Googlezon

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    awesome video, thanks =)

    awesome video, thanks =)
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    kewl, lotta coverage. reason++ to get a good...

    kewl, lotta coverage. reason++ to get a good solid frontend and good documentation about implementing the backend stuff (breaking encryption). one man can only do so much =) someone needs to write a...
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    Poll: Yeah, there is no way to play these in QT w/o the...

    Yeah, there is no way to play these in QT w/o the mpeg2 codec. MplayerOSX and VLC should both be fine, if vsplit properly converts the video, as you noticed. Regarding the 4kb problem... if you find...
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    Poll: Ah, yes. You are referring to the fact vsplit...

    Ah, yes. You are referring to the fact vsplit turns off read permissions on the files it creates. I have a line in the perl script to add read permissions back to the file. This shouldn't be an...
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    Poll: hmm. To the people having problems, are you on...

    hmm. To the people having problems, are you on Tiger or Panther?
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    Poll: Could you give us more details about your type of...

    Could you give us more details about your type of tivo, rocket? your software version, etc. The other person with problems opening the mpg in QT had an hdtivo. Are you also on an hdtivo?
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    Poll: Down the road, maybe. Right now I want to get the...

    Down the road, maybe. Right now I want to get the CLI toolchain stable and robust.
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    Poll: This will be fixed in the next ver

    This will be fixed in the next ver
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    Poll: Excellent. You are right about the temporary .ty...

    Excellent. You are right about the temporary .ty file. I have it now setup to put that in the movies directory in v0.3. Will upload that in a few days along w/ some new features. Have you tried...
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    Poll: tivotool.pl - support thread

    See TivoTool.com for all further updates.
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    Why is everyone pulling their drives? I only own...

    Why is everyone pulling their drives? I only own a S2 SA, and I have a serial port on my unit, maybe DTV Tivos don't have those? When I had problems updating network drivers, I used the serial...
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    Do some searching on "killinitrd". You want to...

    Do some searching on "killinitrd". You want to run that on a kernel and put it on your tivo.
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    Actually it does (you don't have to format).

    Actually it does (you don't have to format).
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    Looks like a switch to a binary data format. That...

    Looks like a switch to a binary data format. That file is always huge (for a log), could be for performance reasons.
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    Do you have telnet enabled yet?

    Do you have telnet enabled yet?
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    I vote for reboot loop :D

    I vote for reboot loop :D
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    Alright, sounds like you want to go here first:...

    Alright, sounds like you want to go here first:
    http://www.newreleasesvideo.com/hinsdale-how-to/index9.html
    That's where most of us started, upgrading our tivo to a larger drive. Good luck!
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    Same here. Plays the first few frames then video...

    Same here. Plays the first few frames then video freezes. Whats the point of the $20 mpeg2 codec?!
  106. You should put the 7.1a command up on the first...

    You should put the 7.1a command up on the first post too :)
  107. This might sound stupid, it seems like such an...

    This might sound stupid, it seems like such an obvious question.

    Does this procedure work on 7.1 also? I know 7.1 is kernel 2.4.20, and the file forum post says that 2.4.20 is supported. Are the...
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    I did just that Throg, because you mentioned it...

    I did just that Throg, because you mentioned it in this thread. FWIW, it was executable already.
    I'm now running 7.1a, without even touching the tivo. :D
    Aaaand I just telnet'd in, and ftp is...
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    Same prob here, I'm going for 7.x

    Yeah, I basically have exactly what Throg has. I mean even down to the model, and software versions. I'm doing this tonight - trying the method where I dont have to open the tivo (Tivonator's...
  110. Success! Using the killinitrd method worked...

    Success! Using the killinitrd method worked great. Wow I was almost sure I wouldn't see that Tivo menu again ;)

    Thanks to everyone who helped out! I hope this thread helps others who come looking...
  111. I would like to ignore it and see how it goes. ...

    I would like to ignore it and see how it goes.

    Is killhdinitrd for TCDxxx units? I ask because of the "HD" in the filename. Thanks

    Also, these are the instructions I should be using, correct?...
  112. Alright, I have exactly what you want. Looks...

    Alright, I have exactly what you want.

    Looks like you were right.
  113. I am running an InstantCake image for my exact...

    I am running an InstantCake image for my exact unit. My root partition is now hda7. Bootpage returns /dev/hda7. I will try the above command, but just replace hda4 with hda7.
  114. I am actually using an InstantCake image...

    I am actually using an InstantCake image specifically for my unit. It makes all this restoring much easier, and I know its a good image that is supposed to work w/ my unit. Bootpage now returns...
  115. BTW, here is a diff of the out.txt and...

    BTW, here is a diff of the out.txt and out-firstboot.txt files. Should make it easier to wade through the information in those files.

    Notice, right at the top, the /tvbin directory changes dates...
  116. Okay, here is what I did: 1. I restored the...

    Okay, here is what I did:

    1. I restored the image onto the drive.
    2. Ran "tivopart.x86 r /dev/hdc"
    3. "ls -lR /mnt/tivo > out.txt"
    (/mnt/tivo=root partition)
    4. Plugged in tivo, stuck on...
  117. Well I just dont get it... this must be a...

    Well I just dont get it... this must be a hardware problem. Not with the hard drives though, since I get the same issue with either drive.

    I have tried the instantcake cd for my unit, and I get...
  118. Well I went ahead and tried a downloaded image,...

    Well I went ahead and tried a downloaded image, and installed it onto the 120gb using this syntax:

    mfsrestore -s 127 -xzpi /mnt/c/Tivo-S2-4.0.1b-02-2-xxx.mfs /dev/hdc

    *drumroll*.. stuck at...
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    Sticky: Well using your syntax didnt work either.. :\ I...

    Well using your syntax didnt work either.. :\ I still get a bunch of "command not found" errors. I must be missing a step or something. I can't believe I'm getting the same errors with a different...
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    Sticky: I downloaded that exact image from emule and...

    I downloaded that exact image from emule and mfsrestore'd it to my new 120gb drive.

    Here is the exact syntax I used (120gb on pri master, "c" drive on secondary master, cdrom on secondary slave):...
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    Sticky: Bill thanks as always for your help. Good news is...

    Bill thanks as always for your help. Good news is that my upgrade drive is 120gb. I can probably put and 80gb image on there and expand it, huh?
  122. Yes just double checked the jumpers, they are...

    Yes just double checked the jumpers, they are fine.

    The original drive was not hacked in any way. Couple days ago was the first time I opened the unit.
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    Sticky: I am looking for an image for a TCD24004A , 40...

    I am looking for an image for a TCD24004A , 40 hour series 2 unit.
    I would be most appreciative if someone out there could point me in the right direction :)
    email is tivo@ johnsolo.net if you...
  124. Well I may have figured out whats going on! The...

    Well I may have figured out whats going on! The source of the problem.

    If you read my frantic postings, you know I had the old style ATA cable in the tivo. This was causing crc errors. Thanks to...
  125. root=/dev/hda4 that is the output when running...

    root=/dev/hda4

    that is the output when running
    bootpage -p /dev/hda
  126. I get the same thing at 115200, just a line of...

    I get the same thing at 115200, just a line of dots in my terminal.

    I hooked up my cd burner and it is not working, so I have to wait until my roomate gets home and use his powerbook to burn...
  127. okay I will try that bootpage and let you know...

    okay I will try that bootpage and let you know the results
    I am using 9600 8N1
  128. followed instructions at the above webpage but...

    followed instructions at the above webpage but still just getting the dots in my terminal
    "................................................" with the occasional square block
    hmmmmmm
    ...
  129. Does anyone know if these instructions are still...

    Does anyone know if these instructions are still valid?
    http://black-widow000.150m.com/TiVo-PPP/bash.htm
  130. Captain Video said this in another post I found:...

    Captain Video said this in another post I found:

    If you're trying to connect via serial to an unhacked drive then you've answered your own question. You haven't enabled a bash prompt so of course...
  131. Hmm, when trying to get into diagnostic mode, I...

    Hmm, when trying to get into diagnostic mode, I am getting this in minicom:
    ........\uffff..................................\uffff

    (the \uffff part is showing up as squares)

    Am I not hitting...
  132. Well I went out and bought an IDE cable without...

    Well I went out and bought an IDE cable without the blocked pin. Put it in and still getting stuck at the same spot :\ I guess I will hook it up to my computer and see what the output is.
    grrr :\
  133. Okay! Thank you thank you for your quick...

    Okay! Thank you thank you for your quick response! That gives me hope. I really hope it is that simple. I will have to go buy a proper cable tomorrow then!
  134. Stuck at "Almost there" after attempted upgrade. Anyone who's ever had this help pls!

    Okay I'll start from the beginning and will try to be detailed.

    I got a 120gb drive to add to my 40hour series 2 unit. I removed the 40gb drive from the tivo, set the jumpers on both drives, and...
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    Ok more troubleshooting/hypothizing...... When I...

    Ok more troubleshooting/hypothizing......
    When I reboot the tivo the opening movie even freezes up
    Im guessing this opening movie is on the first hard drive, so it would be logical to replace the A...
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    Thanks a lot.. I've been studying that and I...

    Thanks a lot.. I've been studying that and I think I have the procedure for replacing a drive down. Actually it looks a bit easier than doing an upgrade.

    The only problem is I don't know which...
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    Do you think you can point me to this Hinsdale...

    Do you think you can point me to this Hinsdale howto? I can't seem to find it here in any sticky posts.
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    Thanks fixn .. Ill try to find that howto

    Thanks fixn .. Ill try to find that howto
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    Oh boy, now its freezing even with the turbonet...

    Oh boy, now its freezing even with the turbonet card out.

    Would some kind soul answer me some questions?

    Can I just unplug the 2nd addon drive and run without the extra storage for a while?...
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    SVR-2000 freezing only when Turbonet in? :UPDATE

    Has anyone has experience with a Series 1 freezing when the Turbonet card is installed?

    At first I figured the freezing was due to a bad hard drive or drives. But after taking out the Turbonet...
  141. hehe figured it out myself gonna share what I...

    hehe figured it out myself
    gonna share what I did incase someone comes across this post in a search

    Once I had the tivo drive as /dev/hdc in my computer, I tried mounting but was unsuccessful
    ...
  142. #mount /dev/hdc4 /mnt/tivo /dev/hdc4: Success...

    #mount /dev/hdc4 /mnt/tivo
    /dev/hdc4: Success
    mount: you must specify the filesystem type


    no files showing up in /mnt/tivo?
  143. ok I found pico is on the mfstools disc. Now...

    ok I found pico is on the mfstools disc.

    Now to mount my tivo drive (hdb) to /mnt/tivo
  144. Heres my general plan.. would love some comments...

    Heres my general plan.. would love some comments :)

    1) Hook up tivo drive to primary slave of windows pc
    2) Boot up with the mfstools boot iso
    3) mount the tivo drive as rw
    4) fix the...
  145. Easiest way to fix a rc.sysinit if can't get to bash?

    Heres the long and short of it:
    Had tyserver and tyindex installed fine for months. Decided to install tivoweb with the mfs_stream module. Followed instructions in the readme file. Reboot to make...
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