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  1. Two common reasons you may get the guide info...

    Two common reasons you may get the guide info running out is first if the tivo is not calling home and second if you have not upgraded the software. What version software are you running, you should...
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    By default the script looks in "/var/hacks" (just...

    By default the script looks in "/var/hacks" (just where I had everything). You can edit the script in the beginning for your location, /var/hack, and it should work fine. Glad it didn't screw...
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    Try this: ...

    Try this: http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?31863-Backup-image-and-slice-begging-thread&p=316614#post316614
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    I would start with the Overview of hacking an S3...

    I would start with the Overview of hacking an S3, in fact I think lrhorer has a script ready-made in there somewhere..
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    Sticky: Does anyone have an image for a Toshiba SD-H400? ...

    Does anyone have an image for a Toshiba SD-H400? Thanks in advance.
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    Sticky: Check this post...

    Check this post out.
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    FYI, if you need a backup image for the 540, it...

    FYI, if you need a backup image for the 540, it appears this link is still available.
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    No, it appears you used it correctly. Did you...

    No, it appears you used it correctly. Did you actually try to mount the drive? You should still be able to mount even if those native tools still do not recognize. Also try using 'pdisk' from the...
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    You can use tivopart...

    You can use tivopart to "revalidate" the partition table (see the readme) so most linux variants will recognize it. Of course, it may be easier just to re-image with a fresh backup image and start...
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    Not a killhdinitrd kernel at all. You can either...

    Not a killhdinitrd kernel at all. You can either use one of Jamie's custom kernels or replace the initrd with a "null" one using the 'replace_initrd' utility described here.
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    Regarding your previous post, don't worry about...

    Regarding your previous post, don't worry about patch you shouldn't have to compile anything. You don't even need mfs_* tools to implement this. The helper file takes care of everything. Shouldn't...
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    You don't want to be running...

    You don't want to be running 'mfs_ftp_helper.patch' in fact you don't even need it on your machine. Upload 'tyftpd.tcl' and 'mfs_ftp_helper.mips64' (for TivoHD); rename 'mfs_ftp_helper.mips64' to...
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    Make sure you are using the 64-bit mfs_utils for...

    Make sure you are using the 64-bit mfs_utils for the TivoHD found here.
  14. The tvapppatch(es) file(s) may be in a DOS style...

    The tvapppatch(es) file(s) may be in a DOS style rather than UNIX. If you 'cat' them and see the ^M characters - those are dos-style line endings. You can either run 'dos2unix' from AlphaWolf's...
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    It's in the 11.0k rollout thread here...

    It's in the 11.0k rollout thread here.
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    Firs you need to make sure you mount your tivo...

    Firs you need to make sure you mount your tivo drive partiton. I thought you said your root was the 6th partition. If so
    mount /dev/sda6 /tivo
    cp tvapppatch.tcl tvapppatches-11.0k.tcl...
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    Ok I see the problem; it's a little confusing. ...

    Ok I see the problem; it's a little confusing. Yes, "tvapppatch.tcl" is the main script and the "tvapppatches.tcl" is the actual patch file. It was renamed to denote the 11.0k version. You can...
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    If you got a syntax error, it didn't patch. You...

    If you got a syntax error, it didn't patch. You might be missing a bracket or something. Maybe try downloading it again. Make sure you don't modify the file in notepad or anything, you want to...
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    I'm not sure of your steps. Have you mounted the...

    I'm not sure of your steps. Have you mounted the thumbdrive? Typically something like:
    mount /dev/sdb1 /dosThis will give you access to the contents of thumbdrive at the directory (mountpoint)...
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    Here is the post with all the tivoapp patches for...

    Here is the post with all the tivoapp patches for 11.0k: http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?64081-11.0k-starting-to-roll-out&p=310041#post310041
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    Yes, same thing. Prom mod, install hacked kernel...

    Yes, same thing. Prom mod, install hacked kernel (either custom or stock with replace_initrd), install binaries, mod startup scripts, disable iptables, etc.
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    Sticky: Dude, did you even check the link I gave you in...

    Dude, did you even check the link I gave you in the other post - it's what you need. Here it is again drez minimal image
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    Try the Image Begging Thread...

    Try the Image Begging Thread; also not sure if these links still work but here are two for your specific model; link #1, link #2.
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    On your current root you want to edit...

    On your current root you want to edit installSw.itcl to change the reboot line to exit 0. Then run it; it will install the upgrade on the alternate root and then exit (not reboot). Then copy over...
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    Here...

    Here is the thread where Omikron discussed no Atmel crypto chip on the Tivo HD. Here is another thread with someone who transplanted the chip in a Series 2.5 machine. It looks like it depends which...
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    Usually the solution for repairing a lifted pad...

    Usually the solution for repairing a lifted pad would be to solder a small piece of jumper wire to the traces or in this case to the socket pin. Scrape off a little enamel on the trace to get some...
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    The 'mv' command just renames the file. The new...

    The 'mv' command just renames the file. The new s/w should install upon restart. You could get telnet and manually kick it off with the command
    tivosh /tvbin/installSw.itcl
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    Here are the 'dd' commands for you hardcore types...

    Here are the 'dd' commands for you hardcore types (where's lgkahn when you need him?) tvapppatch is so much easier, but to each his own...:rolleyes:

    I have not tested these myself. Basically you...
  29. I'll take a shot here. I believe what happened...

    I'll take a shot here. I believe what happened jt1134 described before as:Forget the reference to 51killer.tcl, it's irrelevant here. What you need to do is patch your tivoapp for the appropriate...
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    Yes, those are the parameters I was referring to....

    Yes, those are the parameters I was referring to. You can either issue the command from a telnet session or from the MFSLive boot cd with the drive attached to you PC. However, once the upgrade is...
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    I'm assuming you received the 11.0k final version...

    I'm assuming you received the 11.0k final version not the E1 beta release. Did you block updates with bootpage parameters? If so, you'll need to do a manual upgrade or otherwise rehack before...
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    I don't think the beta pre-release is complete; ...

    I don't think the beta pre-release is complete; there's no chatter about it. I only have it one of my machines as well. I had no experience with the bugs it purports to fix so I can't comment on...
  33. Thread: tcd140060 dead

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    You can't use the 540 image but you can use this...

    You can't use the 540 image but you can use this one.
  34. No it's not the patch. It was when you did the...

    No it's not the patch. It was when you did the hard drive backup via MFSLive or WinMFS it did not backup and transfer the recorded programs from the original disk to the new disk unless you...
  35. Are you able to play them on the Tivo? I assume...

    Are you able to play them on the Tivo? I assume not, so what unitron is saying is that when you did an MFSLive backup, unless you chose to save your recordings as part of that backup (which would...
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    tvapppatches for 11.0k

    Update from post above. I took the upgrade, using Jamie's custom kernel, all is well. Applied the patches posted and all looks good. Bufferhack lightly tested but looks good.

    EDIT: Uploaded new...
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    Tivoapp Patches for 11.0k.E1

    Had some time so here are some quick tivoapp patches for 11.0k.E1-01-2-648. Tivoapp md5 checksum
    2377b61ae3b547223c70eb86eb4c1ed6These patches were originally ported for tivo BETA release...
  38. Yes, that's the correct kernel. I assume you...

    Yes, that's the correct kernel. I assume you replaced the bcmenet.o file as instructed since that's part of the steps you linked to. And since you can telent, ttg, looks like net driver is working....
  39. This is an odd one :confused: I thought N19 is...

    This is an odd one :confused: I thought N19 is some kind of network error; are you able to make a successful test call? Also, is your 'rc.sysinit.author' file similar to the one in the post you...
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    The first thing to remember when trying someone's...

    The first thing to remember when trying someone's script is that it works for him, YMMV! You might want to consider just doing it the old fashioned way instead of hacking his script to make it work....
  41. Assuming you still have a virgin copy just move...

    Assuming you still have a virgin copy just move it into place (rename it, whatever) or if it's stored offline just ftp it up. Reboot, try to call home; once verified you can switch it back out with...
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    I'm not sure, the last post points to some...

    I'm not sure, the last post points to some tivoapp patches and a tcl script. I've not tried them so I'm not in a position to verify.
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    Not sure which generation Tivo you own, but I...

    Not sure which generation Tivo you own, but I don't believe unscramble works on the S3/HD - see a recent discussion here.
  44. In order to disable the CCI byte you first need...

    In order to disable the CCI byte you first need to replace the PROM to defeat the security checks (chain of trust). Then you need to modify the tivoapp to disable encryption and the CCI byte. At...
  45. At this point there is no unscramble for S3...

    At this point there is no unscramble for S3 boxes; reference.
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    Maybe. I don't think you're missing anything but...

    Maybe. I don't think you're missing anything but skipping the pre-release. I once upgraded an old Series 2 from 4.01b directly to 9.3.2b with no problems. That said, there's no harm in applying...
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    It should only apply the latest so no worries...

    It should only apply the latest so no worries there. The A1 is indicative of a pre-release (beta). Did you port patches for the A1? Tivoapps are likely the same; verify the checksums or do a...
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    You'll have to delete some files before you...

    You'll have to delete some files before you continue. I would delete the /hacks since you probably copied unnecessary stuff there. After a cd /tivovar issue:

    rm -r ./hacksThis will recursively...
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    I haven't seen that error message or warning...

    I haven't seen that error message or warning before; I'm not sure if I'm using the latest mfslive. Try a couple of things, after you mount.
    ls -l /tivovar
    df -hThose should list the contents of...
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    I'm not sure if you're leaving out steps but...

    I'm not sure if you're leaving out steps but first you have to mount the device providing a directory mountpoint
    mount /dev/sdb1 /dosThen you either want to list the files individually:

    cp...
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    I assume you are using mfslive; you don't need to...

    I assume you are using mfslive; you don't need to mkdev, the sd and hd devices are resident in the ramdisk. Try mounting read-only (-r). Also, you don't have to mount the cdrom - just copy whatever...
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    Meh, not so much...you need to examine the...

    Meh, not so much...you need to examine the mfslive drive mappings at boot - first use Shift-PgUp to go back over the messages. Or
    dmesg | morewill allow you page through using the Space bar. ...
  53. Thread: New Prom Mod

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    Tivo will boot the rc.sysinit.author file as part...

    Tivo will boot the rc.sysinit.author file as part of the startup process by itself. Assuming you are using a stock kernel with null initrd, the 'iptables -F' should work but try placing it earlier...
  54. Thread: New Prom Mod

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    Post the output of the following commands: ...

    Post the output of the following commands:

    bootpage -b /dev/sda
    bootpage -a /dev/sda
    bootpage -p /dev/sdaThis should confirm the active and alternate bootpage settings as well as the root...
  55. Thread: New Prom Mod

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    Read through the Overview of Hacking an S3...

    Read through the Overview of Hacking an S3, it contains pretty much everything you need to know. Be sure to follow through on some of the links and read those too; superpatch has more or less been...
  56. Quick thought, are you sure the 7th partition is...

    Quick thought, are you sure the 7th partition is the active one. With the z switch mfstool will zero out partitions not backed up (i.e., the inactive one). Check it with bootpage.
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    Try something like this: ./patch

    Try something like this:
    ./patch < mfs_ftp.20070121.patch
    I know that's not how the syntax is on the dvrpedia page but I've always applied it that way.
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    Steve Jenkins...

    Steve Jenkins site is probably a good start for Series 1 stuff; you seem like you've already figured most of it out; setupcomplete.tcl will get you out of GS.
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    Not an issue anymore. TivoWebPlus has been fine...

    Not an issue anymore. TivoWebPlus has been fine on all the recent software on the Series 3 generation for some time now.

    EDIT: You got me!
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    Updated my post on the Manual Software Upgrade...

    Updated my post on the Manual Software Upgrade process to better reflect the steps relevant for Series 3 tivos including some notes on custom kernels and ethernet drivers, etc. With each software...
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    From telnet dd...

    From telnet
    dd if=./vmlinux-Gen06-netopt-ext3.px of=/dev/hda3The ./ assumes you run it from the directory where the kernel is located; otherwise provide the path.
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    Yes. It really sounds like a dos line ending...

    Yes. It really sounds like a dos line ending thing. Even in putty you have to check "Return key send Telnet New Line instead of ^M". At any rate yes just run installSw yourself; then run the...
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    If you change installSW back, it should work...

    If you change installSW back, it should work fine. You don't need to edit the killhd stuff, that was for Series2 stuff since I used this for a bunch of machines. Just need to edit the custom stuff...
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    You have to start with a virgin file; or just...

    You have to start with a virgin file; or just edit it yourself and continue. If you're doing this from a dos/nt command prompt, check your dos line endings. I think you need to do something like...
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    Updated bufferhack port for 11.0j. Lightly...

    Updated bufferhack port for 11.0j. Lightly tested, but appears fine. Also posted a 'bufferhack11j.tcl' in the support thread here.
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    11.0j

    set sys(11.0j) [list 0x114c86 0x114952 0x6c 0x1bd19a 32275728 325F14DAA33CC105AD841D8F73E3E67B7A85EDBF]
    Lightly tested, appears to work fine. Also, attached a new 'bufferhack11j.tcl' file...
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    Additional 11.0j patches have been ported and...

    Additional 11.0j patches have been ported and updated above; a "tvapppatches-11.0j.tcl" has been posted in the support thread here.
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    tvapppatches for 11.0j

    Attached is the "tvapppatches-11.0j.tcl" for software version 11.0j; locations are posted in this thread. Use the "nopromos" patch with care, it reportedly breaks video on demand (VOD) stuff like...
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    Tivoapp Patches for 11.0j

    Here are the basic patches I use ported for software version 11.0j

    11.0j
    0x005d353c "104000aa 100000aa" //noencryption
    0x006569f0 "30b000ff 00008021" //cci1
    0x00656a14 "00e08821...
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    Ah, I see you've been doing your homework,...

    Ah, I see you've been doing your homework, excellent! Yes, the iptables approach will work and your math for adjusting the offsets looks right. You could also patch tivoapp offline with a hex...
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    Well first if you use Jamie's custom kernel...

    Well first if you use Jamie's custom kernel you'll need to neuter 'iptables' to return "exit 0" or you'll run into rolling reboots. Also, the offsets in the tivoapp patches (seek=) are relative to...
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    Looks like you need ./ since the working dir is...

    Looks like you need ./ since the working dir is not in your path, like:

    ./busybox.replace_initrd.x86 /dev/sda3 null-linuxrc.img.gz original_kernel.bakOh, and given that command it appears you will...
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    Yes, that's probably the easiest way to do it!

    Yes, that's probably the easiest way to do it!
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    FWIW, 7-zip (http://www.7-zip.org/) also supports...

    FWIW, 7-zip also supports packing/unpacking the bzip2 format on many platforms including Win32/64.
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    Sorry the script has some bugs in it. I'll have...

    Sorry the script has some bugs in it. I'll have a look at the .px vs. .gz thing. Also, if you have to run the script twice make sure you choose 'n' to the initial question about running...
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    The first clue is the call status is "Pending...

    The first clue is the call status is "Pending restart" or you could type this at the command line:
    echo mls /SwSystem | tivosh
    or browse MFS via TivoWebPlus to /SwSystem
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    Off the top of my head are you sure you installed...

    Off the top of my head are you sure you installed a compromised kernel (either custom or replace_initrd) in the right place? Sounds like the stock kernel didn't like the checksums of your...
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    I use the puTTY client myself although you still...

    I use the puTTY client myself although you still have to check off the telnet option to not send new line (^M).
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    Works for me: Directory of /SwSystem starting...

    Works for me:

    Directory of /SwSystem starting at ''

    Name Type FsId Date Time Size
    ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ----...
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    "tvapppatches-11.0h.tcl" for psxboy's locations...

    "tvapppatches-11.0h.tcl" for psxboy's locations posted in the support thread here. Enjoy!
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    Attached is a "tvapppatches.tcl" for 11.0h based...

    Attached is a "tvapppatches.tcl" for 11.0h based on psxboy's locations here (thanks!). All patches (except for NoMEK) are included; just delete the patch and desc lines of the ones you don't want.
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    Yes, that process still applies. If you are...

    Yes, that process still applies. If you are using Jamie's custom kernel, you just need to make sure you copy in the 'bcmenet.o' into the "new" filesystem. And yes that kernel can be used with...
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    Read the posts here...

    Read the posts here starting with #199 where the proper offsets are given. You need to modify the 'bufferhack.tcl' script yourself. Also, pay close attention to the link in post #206 which points...
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    Here...

    Here is a reference to an older post. The referenced link to http://pvrhack.sonnik.com/tivo/d18c7db/TiVo-Restore.htm is broken but the wayback machine has it: ...
  85. The problem is you used a 3rd party product to...

    The problem is you used a 3rd party product to hack your drive. It didn't work and you don't know why. Well, neither do we since we're not familiar with the changes made by the product. Look at...
  86. Don't hit the enter key. You want to examine the...

    Don't hit the enter key. You want to examine the boot messages not enter the boot prom menu.
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    Use the MFSLive (http://www.mfslive.org/) boot cd.

    Use the MFSLive boot cd.
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    The 'ManualUpgrade' is just my automated script...

    The 'ManualUpgrade' is just my automated script for the re-hack after software upgrades. If you did it "by hand" that's all you need.

    As to your issues, some discussion earlier in the thread that...
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    Agree with Phil; look at the logs. Also, the...

    Agree with Phil; look at the logs. Also, the example you posted (and have since edited) you said something about booting back into the old software at one point. Remember that when you do that you...
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    chksw.sh is just a shell script that does this:...

    chksw.sh is just a shell script that does this:
    #!/bin/bash
    echo mls /SwSystem | tivosh
    I just got tired of typing 'echo mls /SwSystem | tivosh' every time. :D

    Watching console boot messages...
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    The Emergency Software Reinstall (Kickstart 52)...

    The Emergency Software Reinstall (Kickstart 52) should reinstall the software which is resident in the MFS database; shouldn't matter what's in the alternate.
    The timing of the keypad presses can be...
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    It happens to the best of us. Sounds like that's...

    It happens to the best of us. Sounds like that's exactly what happened. Check this out for the Kickstarts.
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    I assume you did the 'mount -t ext2 /dev/sda4...

    I assume you did the 'mount -t ext2 /dev/sda4 /tivo' again. If you were already running 11.0g then was the filesystem hacked? Did you rehack it? You can't just edit the tivoapp without first...
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    The initial /tivo directory was just the mount...

    The initial /tivo directory was just the mount point used when mounting the drive via PC; it could be any directory you specify. Describe how you are mounting the drive. Also, if you rebooted after...
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    Did you make a backup copy of tivoapp before you...

    Did you make a backup copy of tivoapp before you started patching? Just mount the drive in a PC and restore the virgin tivoapp; reinstall and boot the tivo. If your only mistake was in butchering...
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    You feel lucky, punk?

    Since I just hacked/re-hacked a refurb original Series 3 [Gen05], I'll give you a little outline. If you can't fill in the gaps, you're not ready.

    Connected the drive to my laptop via USB->SATA...
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    Got it thanks. My socket was fine, just a bad...

    Got it thanks. My socket was fine, just a bad prom image. Glad I decided to test a known good image before I tortured myself removing/replacing the socket. That's why I love this game! Thanks...
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    Anyone have original Series 3 Prom image?

    I've been hacking my newly wooted original S3. All has gone well so far, except I'm wondering if I damaged my original prom in the process. After reading the prom image, the checksum did not match...
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    You don't need monte (unless maybe if you are...

    You don't need monte (unless maybe if you are using wireless adapter?). I was using my script as a generic upgrade script for my series 2's and series 3 so there is generation specific stuff in...
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    Exactly. After I do the in-place upgrade (via...

    Exactly. After I do the in-place upgrade (via script), I just do

    ./tvapppatch.tcl -p ./tvapppatches-11.0g.tcl -t /mnt/tvbin/tivoappAnd then reboot; done. Same thing, just more explicit for those...
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    Good explanation of the process; but IMHO that is...

    Good explanation of the process; but IMHO that is a lot of typing and a lot of work. I literally run two scripts and reboot once. 95% of the 10 minutes this takes me I spend watching a script run,...
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    Posted a new "tvapppatches-11.0g.tcl" file (just...

    Posted a new "tvapppatches-11.0g.tcl" file (just nocso, backdoors) in the support thread to save people some time.
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    You'll have to do a manual or in-place upgrade to...

    You'll have to do a manual or in-place upgrade to preserve your hacks without pulling your drive. Everyone has their own way to do it.

    There is an "installSw.itcl" script on the tivo that does...
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    patch file for 11.0g

    Attached is the "tvapppatches.tcl" for s/w version 11.0g. I only use the nocso (no encryption) and backdoors for those interested. You can add other patches from jt1134's locations here. Just cut...
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    Zipper was intended for DirecTivos while SApper...

    Zipper was intended for DirecTivos while SApper was intended for standalone (SA) tivos.
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    Don't know if you guys saw this, but someone (?)...

    Don't know if you guys saw this, but someone (?) posted here what appears to be a surgical patch to meet this need. It appears untested and the submitter is new; I suppose it could be a DMCA...
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    I use bcc's tytompg which handles tmf files:...

    I use bcc's tytompg which handles tmf files: http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=51740

    You could also use s3tots if for some reason you wanted transport streams.
  108. Thread: cci bytes

    by ScanMan
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    It was posted here: ...

    It was posted here: http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=61245
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    Reboot loops often occur from an iptables...

    Reboot loops often occur from an iptables screwup. Capturing the boot messages at the console is recommended and often simplifies troubleshooting. You might be able to snarf it by mounting the /var...
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    yup I think I already said that; that would be...

    yup I think I already said that; that would be the tvapppatch method which you would typically do in a telnet session after you boot into the hacked tivo.

    You can try to download an update by...
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    Yes, but you can't patch a running tivoapp. You...

    Yes, but you can't patch a running tivoapp. You need to do something like:

    mount -o remount,rw /
    cd /tvbin
    cp tivoapp tivoapp.new
    chmod 755 tivoapp.new
    echo -ne "\x10\x00\x00\xaa" | dd...
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    You can use the tvapppatches here:...

    You can use the tvapppatches here:
    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=303789&postcount=27
    You probably want to read the whole thread for usage, etc.

    Or do it the 'dd' way like...
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    I assume it's already been patched. Simply...

    I assume it's already been patched. Simply restore your original virgin tivoapp - you did make a backup copy didn't you? Then delete the line(s) from the tvapppatches.tcl for the NoCSO and reapply....
  114. It's in the same bzip file it's called...

    It's in the same bzip file it's called 'build_mips_x_compiler.sh'
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    Older Basics:...

    Older Basics: http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=23114

    S3: http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?p=279575
  116. Thread: Custom Kernels

    by ScanMan
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    I don't understand. The kernel may be "outdated"...

    I don't understand. The kernel may be "outdated" in that it was built from 9.x sources, but it still works for me on my TivoHD with 11.0d.
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    Sticky: Yes, that's correct; should boot fine with NIC...

    Yes, that's correct; should boot fine with NIC disconnected. You'll note that many wireless users are employing the monte technique using stock drivers.
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    Sticky: My guess would be network drivers; try to find...

    My guess would be network drivers; try to find the "8.1 and my NIC" thread.
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    Yes, to make it easier I posted an 11.0d...

    Yes, to make it easier I posted an 11.0d "tvapppatches" in the support thread. Good luck!
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    11.0d-01-2 Patches

    Attached is the "tvapppatches" for 11.0d based on psxboy's locations.

    FWIW, my process is to use the Manual Upgrade procedure linked in my signature; then before I reboot I patch the tivoapp like...
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    There's been some discussion going on here:...

    There's been some discussion going on here: http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=61165
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    Tivo supports TCL natively. The "tivosh" which...

    Tivo supports TCL natively. The "tivosh" which is a symlink to the tivoapp binary, is a native TCL interpreter.
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    Yes, exactly; just delete those two lines and run...

    Yes, exactly; just delete those two lines and run the patch on your tivo via telnet or serial.
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    Yes the "exit 0" fix is correct because he used a...

    Yes the "exit 0" fix is correct because he used a custom kernel. The "exit 0" fix is also required if you neuter the stock kernel with the 'replace_initrd' utility.

    bootpage is a binary native on...
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    Just to clarify, the "exit 0" iptables fix is...

    Just to clarify, the "exit 0" iptables fix is required for custom (i.e., replace_initrd) kernels. The iptables flush won't work. But hey don't take my word for it; here is a quote from the custom...
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    Check this...

    Check this out.
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    For the love of god, yes. That's what the touch...

    For the love of god, yes. That's what the touch and vi commands do. Or you could have used the google search box here to search this site and the very first match is ta da, a sample...
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    If you don't know vi, forget it; like jt said,...

    If you don't know vi, forget it; like jt said, just create a text file in windows - use something like metapad or similar. Save it as a unix file. Make sure you don't save it as a dos file. Put it...
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    This looks OK. I think you have to give a...

    This looks OK.

    I think you have to give a partition # like 1 (i.e., /dev/sda1)

    This is wrong, why would you be mounting hdc when you said above your tivo drive is hda?

    Command looks OK; how...
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    Did you use WinMFS to backup? WinMFS and MFSLive...

    Did you use WinMFS to backup? WinMFS and MFSLive backup images are not compatible with each other. Use the same tool to restore that you used to backup. I also posted a link to an emergency...
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    Sticky: You might try one of the "Kickstart" codes...

    You might try one of the "Kickstart" codes specifically the Emergency Reinstall. It's described here among other places. The timing can be tricky but if you time your key presses right, it might...
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    I think you just blew away the filesystem/data in...

    I think you just blew away the filesystem/data in your root filesystem. Read my post again. You should have used partition 6 (i.e., hde6).
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    Depends on the mount points for the drive. ...

    Depends on the mount points for the drive. Assuming you have the USB mounted at /dos and the vmlinux.px is at the root (not a subdirectory). You would issue:
    dd if=/dos/vmlinux-Gen04.px...
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    Check your current "root" - insert whatever...

    Check your current "root" - insert whatever device your boot cd maps to your tivo drive (i.e., hda, sda, etc.) in place of [hdc] below:


    bootpage -p /dev/[hdc]*output will either be hda4 or hda7...
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    Yes, you can use the LBA48 boot cd, however, one...

    Yes, you can use the LBA48 boot cd, however, one of its shortcomings is lack of SATA/USB drive support. An alternative to using replace_initrd would be to use one of Jamie's custom kernels found...
  136. I think your usage is wrong; should be something...

    I think your usage is wrong; should be something like:

    Z:\TyToTiVo>tytotivo -m XXXXXXXXXX -o StarTrekIV.tivo StarTrekIV.tyDon't know the answer to your 2nd question.
  137. One more thing to add; you need to give a device...

    One more thing to add; you need to give a device to the command string a la:

    bootpage -P "root=/dev/hda7 dsscon=true console=1,115200 upgradesoftware=false" /dev/hdaI think that's why you had a...
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    Look into pytivo at http://pytivo.armooo.net/

    Look into pytivo at http://pytivo.armooo.net/
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    Compiled Patches for 11.0c

    Here are the common patches for 11.0c

    array set patch_11.0c {
    0x005d3a14 "104000aa 100000aa"
    0x00773b38 "00008021 24100001"
    0x00b92be4 "14400026 10400026"
    0x00656e40 "30b000ff 00008021"...
  140. Thread: cci bytes

    by ScanMan
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    Here they are: array set patch_11.0c {...

    Here they are:

    array set patch_11.0c {
    0x005d3a14 "104000aa 100000aa"
    0x00773b38 "00008021 24100001"
    0x00b92be4 "14400026 10400026"
    0x00656e40 "30b000ff 00008021"
    0x00656e64 "00e08821...
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    11.0c-01-2 Patches

    nocso, backdoors, 30-sec & cci bytes provided for 11.0c.
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    The first seek value was for nocso the second...

    The first seek value was for nocso the second patch was to enable backdoors.
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    Backdoors for 11.0c Tested and confirmed on...

    Backdoors for 11.0c

    Tested and confirmed on TivoHD!

    VMA/Hex Old Value New Value

    0x0773b38/0x0373b38 00008021 24100001
    echo -ne "\x24\x10\x00\x01" | dd conv=notrunc...
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    NoCSO for 11.0c echo -ne "\x10\x00\x00\xaa" | dd...

    NoCSO for 11.0c
    echo -ne "\x10\x00\x00\xaa" | dd conv=notrunc of=tivoapp bs=1 seek=1915412
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    jt1134's NoCSO patch above is verified on the...

    jt1134's NoCSO patch above is verified on the TivoHD (nice work!)

    No problems with upgrade using Jamie's "Gen06-netopt-ext3" kernel.
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    Oops, sorry; 649 needs a prom mod. When you said...

    Oops, sorry; 649 needs a prom mod. When you said S2 I was assuming an early gen Series 2, not "2.5".
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    There's more to it than that... No, you can't;...

    There's more to it than that...

    No, you can't; follow the killhdinitrd link in my sig for the basics.
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    The 'ciphercheck' utility in AlphaWolf's...

    The 'ciphercheck' utility in AlphaWolf's All-In-One will confirm the encryption status of each recording.

    The vmlinux.px does not reside in MFS but rather the filesystem. Although it may be named...
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    As you suspected, the tivo is already monteing as...

    As you suspected, the tivo is already monteing as you can see here:You can also see the additional bootparameters that were added by the monte. By the looks of that, it appears one of the primary...
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    What may have happened is that when you flipped...

    What may have happened is that when you flipped the bootpage you didn't write new bootpage parameters. So you may be booting from partition 6 but into the root filesystem at the 4th partition which...
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