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  1. MRV from Hacked DTivo to S4 premiere possible?

    I have 3 hacked S2 DTivo's with MRV via Superpatch. I am switching to S4 Premiere's with Cable cards from Verizon. My question is, can I transfer content from the old hacked S2 DTivo's to the new...
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    The -r4 switch did it... it works great! Menus...

    The -r4 switch did it... it works great! Menus are like lightning and it reports 440 hours... all this for $199!! And now it's $10 less.

    Thanks again to all of you for all your help.
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    DOH! Bought it last week for $199.... thought...

    DOH!

    Bought it last week for $199.... thought i really scored.. i guess i did!!! 440 hours!!.... and now for $10 less... go for it guys!
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    Thank you for the kind words.... I am trying. ...

    Thank you for the kind words.... I am trying.

    Here is where we stand now... I borrowed an completely stock 40 gig drive from a friend that also has a HDVR2. I did a straight disk to disk with all...
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    Sorry ....typo in my post. I am running it...

    Sorry ....typo in my post.

    I am running it with the drive connected to a pc and a mfstools boot disk.

    I am running the right version mfs_info... it's gives me the expected results when I use...
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    I was able to get it to shrink with -f 539144. ...

    I was able to get it to shrink with -f 539144.

    I restored and expanded to the 500 gig drive.

    Initialized the swap file.

    And just for giggles ran mfs_tools -s against the new drive.

    I get
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    Thanks... I download the right version and I am...

    Thanks... I download the right version and I am getting results.... however not the ones I want. I get a max fsid of 539144 and max size of 16mb... I don't think this will allow me to shrink the...
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    I must be missing something. When I do mfsinfo...

    I must be missing something. When I do mfsinfo with the -s flag i get an illegal seek error. Without the switch I get a report of the mfs partitions. And it claims that it can be upgraded 3 more...
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    Having trouble with the -l 50. When I use that...

    Having trouble with the -l 50. When I use that switch the image does not shrink to the needed 39 gig (So I can re-expand to 500... which is actually the reason for this exercise.) If I lower the...
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    OK... Here's what I did I backed up my drive...

    OK... Here's what I did

    I backed up my drive with the shrink option.

    mfsbackup -f 9999 -6so /mnt/dos/62base.bak /dev/hdc

    I then restored to the 500 gig drive, expanding the space and...
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    I just wanted to make sure. I had actually found...

    I just wanted to make sure. I had actually found that thread on my own, but I really appreciate the response.
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    I think I am going to take that route. My only...

    I think I am going to take that route. My only question I have left is about the swap. How big should it be? Based on what I have read a 500gig drive would need a 250meg swap... but isn't there an...
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    Thank you for your kind words. That makes...

    Thank you for your kind words.

    That makes sense. Is there anyway to determine what partition a recording is in? If there were recordings in the added partition would I just loose those recordings...
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    Thanks for the help. One more question. I thought...

    Thanks for the help. One more question. I thought I read somewhere that the shrink option could preserve recordings if they would fit in the factory partitions. Since my original drive was a 120 gig,...
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    Re-Upgrade

    I have a Samsung SIR-S4120R. Over the past few years I (with the help of this forum) I upgraded to 6.2 via slices, enabled tivoweb, HMO and all the marvelous hacks I could find. I am very happy with...
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    Actually I do think that iPods may be gay... At...

    Actually I do think that iPods may be gay... At least metrosexual...

    I am not spamming or scamming anyone. The business model is solid... Gratis pays out aproximtely $40 per referral. They...
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    Watched it and all I got was a thank you at the...

    Watched it and all I got was a thank you at the end.
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    Yes gratis websites are legit. I got my ipod from...

    Yes gratis websites are legit. I got my ipod from them and am now working on a free Mac Mini..

    But you will notice that posting such links are not allowed on this site. However I don't see the...
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    Sorry bout that.... the web site still had it...

    Sorry bout that.... the web site still had it listed as on when I posted.... didn't read the fine print..

    DOH!!!!
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    Sticky: I actually started with tserver before mfs_ftp......

    I actually started with tserver before mfs_ftp... I was never able to get it working. I always got the message unabele to retrieve now showing list.

    I fired up mfs_ftp and had no trouble...
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    Sticky: I don't know why I am having this issue with ty &...

    I don't know why I am having this issue with ty & ty+ files. However when I download the tmf I am able to use tytools to save it as an mpg and I have the whole thing and looks perfect. I still don't...
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    Sticky: I tried VLC and tystudio. The entire 1 hour is...

    I tried VLC and tystudio. The entire 1 hour is indeed there...however if I try to convert to mpg with tystudio or view with vlc, its very blocky and distorted. If I use tytools to convert to mpg it...
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    200GB 7200 RPM $69.94 Staples

    Best thing about it is that rebate is online, not mail in!

    http://www.staples.com/Catalog/Browse/sku.asp?PageType=1&Sku=504517
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    Sticky: I am using WMP with the tyshow filters. Now I...

    I am using WMP with the tyshow filters. Now I don't know if I am not getting the whole file or if I am just not playing the whole file. I suspect the latter in that the 1 hour shows are 1.2 gig... I...
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    Sticky: I just used smartftp instead of wsftp to transfer...

    I just used smartftp instead of wsftp to transfer a 1 hour program. File size was reported as 1.2 transfered 1.2 gig... yet when i play it i only get a little more that 30 minutes.

    I am doing...
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    Sticky: I have a DTIVO and as far as I know the only...

    I have a DTIVO and as far as I know the only difference is that the DTIVO just stores the mpg stream from the sat. I have not had a chance to try smartftp yet, but I will as soon as I can and let you...
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    Sticky: I am using WS_FTP... The reported size equals the...

    I am using WS_FTP... The reported size equals the downloaded size... the reported size seems to be low... even 60 minute shows are less than one gig. Maybe it's a client problem? Do you have a...
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    Sticky: I am having some trouble with MFS_FTP. When I...

    I am having some trouble with MFS_FTP. When I transfer a 30 minute show, I only get about 25 to 27 minutes..When I do a 60 minute show I only get 35 to 40 minutes.

    I am sure I made some bonehead...
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    I am using mfs_ftp with fair success on a sir120....

    I am using mfs_ftp with fair success on a sir120. I am getting about 7.5 Mbps transfers and I am OK with that. My problem is that I only get about 25 to 27 minutes of 30 minute shows...and about 35...
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    Tossed my trs-80 model 1 and it's cassettes but I...

    Tossed my trs-80 model 1 and it's cassettes but I still have a TRS-80 model 4 in my garage. Dual SSDD 5 1/4 inch floppies, orchastra-90 sound card and 5 meg external hard drive. The hard drive alone...
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    Thanks. I poked around in the var folder and...

    Thanks. I poked around in the var folder and noticed there is a bunch of crap in the tmp folder. I assume it's ok to delete... but I am gun shy considering I just got both of them working.

    I also...
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    Thanks Bill... I searched and read and re read...

    Thanks Bill...

    I searched and read and re read and after awhile I think I got it... I set up one unit with a fresh 4.0 image and started a new. The other unit i used slices to upgrade to 4.01b....
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    Nevermind....I am a true newbie, with no linux...

    Nevermind....I am a true newbie, with no linux knowledge. I will just keep reading and hopefully get it.

    I need to grasp some basic linux commands before I can play with the tivo. I don't even...
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    Upgrade to 4.01b via slices

    I know that I am asking what many would consider a dumb question. However, this is a newbie area, and would expect that this post with either be answered helpfully or ignored.

    I have a Hughes...
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