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    ifconfig on the TiVo will show you the MAC...

    ifconfig on the TiVo will show you the MAC address. You can get there through the serial port if you set it up for bash on serial.

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  2. Did you try calling TiVo about it? They might be...

    Did you try calling TiVo about it? They might be able to tell you what's wrong by looking at the logs. Did you pull the logs to see what's happening? Or to post them if you can't figure it out?
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  3. Sticky: Have you tried using the newest tserver (I don't...

    Have you tried using the newest tserver (I don't own a HR10-250, but the S2 boxes I own don't require the NowShowing.tcl script anymore).

    Do you have the newest software running on your system? ...
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    You can scan your network with this...

    You can scan your network with this tool.

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  5. Post the kernel log after a failed boot. Tell us...

    Post the kernel log after a failed boot. Tell us how far along the boot process gets. Yes, it is possible to use really big drives.

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    I think when I got this error it was because of...

    I think when I got this error it was because of DOS line endings instead of UNIX.

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    I think the plans are still available if you want...

    I think the plans are still available if you want to build your own.

    ew
  8. I thought TWP would run over serial if you enable...

    I thought TWP would run over serial if you enable PPP (just slowly). Course I might be showing my age as I've only run PPP on serial on an SAS1.

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  9. Sticky: It's just a guess, but maybe you don't have the...

    It's just a guess, but maybe you don't have the right version of cygwin1.dll. Less likely would be the wrong setting for the Quality in the tytool.ini file. You don't the a lenght limit, do you? ...
  10. Record all you want, but the built-in web server...

    Record all you want, but the built-in web server is part of the service you were paying for but are not now. It probably wouldn't be possible without hacking the system, and if you do that you might...
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    Damn! I know I've got a couple of those laying...

    Damn! I know I've got a couple of those laying around here somewhere.

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    Here's...

    Here's a link to the wireless adapters page at the tivo.com site. Not sure if you're using a DTiVo or SA since you didn't mention it in your post and you hijacked someone else's thread.

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    Re-run Guided Setup. ew

    Re-run Guided Setup.

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    Another way to rule out hardware would be to put...

    Another way to rule out hardware would be to put the original drive back in the box and see if it boots. Or any drive with a virgin image (not necessary to wipe the drive you're using).

    Have you...
  15. Sticky: Please provide more infomation about your network...

    Please provide more infomation about your network and the network devices, hubs, cards, switches, routers, wireless adapters, static IPs, DHCP IPs, etc.

    BTW, these times and timeouts might be...
  16. Check the licenses on the software that you...

    Check the licenses on the software that you installed. I know some of it is only licensed for personal use (mfs_ftp comes to mind) and you can remove any of the stuff that has that kind of license....
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    I don't use wireless adapters, but I can say that...

    I don't use wireless adapters, but I can say that using two USR routers in WDS mode. I've also bridged a pair of Belkin wireless modems with netgear fa-120s on both ends.

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  18. Thread: cant mount

    by eastwind
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    Check the messages that are logged during boot up...

    Check the messages that are logged during boot up of the CD. If you see the one that says the signature is 1492 but expecting 9214, then you have a simple byteswapping issue.

    If you boot the...
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    I've just switched over to a pair of USR 5461...

    I've just switched over to a pair of USR 5461 MaxG routers in WDS mode. (I switched because they also have a USB printer port.)

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    I've also used a pair of Belkin routers connected...

    I've also used a pair of Belkin routers connected in bridge mode.

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  21. You might also try Clear Program Data and To Do...

    You might also try Clear Program Data and To Do List. Might fix the mfs db error that you have, and doesn't cost anything except time to try it.

    ew
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    Don't know if you can call Hughesnet tech support...

    Don't know if you can call Hughesnet tech support and get them to change the behavior of the proxy. TiVo Customer Care should be able to get them the specifics that they need. Good Luck!

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    I think qunlock FUBARs drives with the newer...

    I think qunlock FUBARs drives with the newer firmware. Don't know of any fix except RMA the drive. (I could be wrong, but I beleive I read that somewhere. And I don't know if Maxtor will take the...
  24. Doesn't mfsbackup grab the SPs? ew

    Doesn't mfsbackup grab the SPs?

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  25. You need to make sure the cable is correct first....

    You need to make sure the cable is correct first. I think that your PC's serial port needs to be 9600,8,n,1,none for a S1DTiVo.

    ew
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    I think the plans are available if you want to...

    I think the plans are available if you want to build something....

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    Perhaps you're not starting it properly. ...

    Perhaps you're not starting it properly. Sometimes people make shortcuts that don't work right because they don't point them to the right working directory. If you're using a shortcut, try using a...
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    You could try re-extracting them from the S2. ...

    You could try re-extracting them from the S2. (Only a suggestion, I don't know if it will work.)

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    okay, I see that now. What it is that is wrong...

    okay, I see that now. What it is that is wrong exactly? It looks like the TiVo works, and you have access to the shows you recorded. Are you still trying to get the wireless lan up? What does...
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    Did you try dd'ing the clean root partitions to...

    Did you try dd'ing the clean root partitions to the broken drive (the one with the recordings)? Or did you mess up the mfs with your attempt at getting the wireless working?

    ew
  31. Sticky: My kids like to watch the commercials. (I know...

    My kids like to watch the commercials. (I know how to say "NO" though....;))

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  32. If the remote is giving up its ghost, you might...

    If the remote is giving up its ghost, you might try an All-In-One remote that supports TiVos. I think you can normally get one at Wal*Mart for under $12. If it works, you'll know it's the remote...
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    You could take a further look at your...

    You could take a further look at your rc.sysinit.author file and if it wan't posted in its entirety, post the rest of it. If it was, check to make sure it has UNIX line endings (not DOS) as these...
  34. I'm guessing because bash is not csh. Think of...

    I'm guessing because bash is not csh. Think of set as implied....instead of
    set myname=eastwindjust type
    myname=eastwind

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    Did you confirm that the last 10 minutes are...

    Did you confirm that the last 10 minutes are actually on the TiVo?

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    This is a legacy error (issue might be a better...

    This is a legacy error (issue might be a better word) that has been discussed so many times. The original tools assumed that you would have a FAT drive on hda and did not byteswap it, but did...
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    Looks like you need to boot your mfstools CD with...

    Looks like you need to boot your mfstools CD with byteswapping enabled on hdb and hdd for starters. The results of pdisk should show you the partition table from the drive.

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    Sorry, I don't think netconfig.tcl will help you....

    Sorry, I don't think netconfig.tcl will help you. Didn't realize that you were running old software (should've paid more attention to the original post). The mfs database won't have any place for...
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    Typically I think most S2 DTiVo users don't set...

    Typically I think most S2 DTiVo users don't set static IP in rc.sysinit.author, but rather run netconfig.tcl to set the info correctly in the mfs database. I'm just guessing, but I think it you get...
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    You need to give more complete info if you want...

    You need to give more complete info if you want help. Was the unknown partition error on hda, hdb, or both? If it's only on the one that has the new drive (the one without a partition map) I guess...
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    Maybe if you post the logs someone here might be...

    Maybe if you post the logs someone here might be able to see what's wrong? Are you using static or dynamic IPs?

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    Is it only hda that is giving the error? When...

    Is it only hda that is giving the error? When does it give the error? During bootup? When you load pdisk? What if you move the drive to secondary master instead (hdc)? What is the output of dd...
  43. How do you feel about removing it from "Channels...

    How do you feel about removing it from "Channels I Receive" ? Or "Clear & Delete Thumb Ratings and Suggestions" ? (This might make it forget to record Spanish language programming, but you would...
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    Check the man page for telnetd (tnlited is a...

    Check the man page for telnetd (tnlited is a "lite" version).

    Link.

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    If you want to know what a tcl file does, read...

    If you want to know what a tcl file does, read it. IIRC, mfs_ftp parses the current directory for files named p[1..9].tcl and sources them (makes them part of itself). I haven't read through it in...
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    That error usually means you have the wrong...

    That error usually means you have the wrong version of the binary (the mips version instead of the ppc version).

    ew
  47. Sticky: One way of doing this is pretty easy, but adds a...

    One way of doing this is pretty easy, but adds a step to your processing instead of eliminating one. I outlined it the the TyTool Enhancements thread. There's more than one way to skin a cat,...
  48. Sticky: The current way of doing this is pretty easy, but...

    The current way of doing this is pretty easy, but adds a step to your processing instead of eliminating one. I outlined it the the TyTool Enhancements thread.

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    Start by seeing what's going on during the boot...

    Start by seeing what's going on during the boot cycle. Do this by pulling the drives and looking at the kernel log. Even better--watch it with a serial cable.

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    Recording always!

    When watching the program that is on the channel that the TiVo is tuned to, you can watch the live buffer all the way back to the beginning (default is 30 mins) whether it is a recording or not. ...
  51. Sticky: I have some ideas, but since you've done all this...

    I have some ideas, but since you've done all this searching and trying stuff I don't want to rehash what everyone that reads this thread has already seen. So maybe you could walk me through the...
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    Try the Image Begging Thread or PTV Upgrade. ew

    Try the Image Begging Thread or PTV Upgrade.

    ew
  53. Yes, they're necessary, and there for exactly...

    Yes, they're necessary, and there for exactly what they say they're for--to keep your TiVo Service up to date. It's what SA TiVos have to call home for. Service info, guide updates, all that behind...
  54. Check the STICKYs in this very forum. ew

    Check the STICKYs in this very forum.

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    Bring up the guide (GUIDE) and change the options...

    Bring up the guide (GUIDE) and change the options (INFO) to reflect the Channels you want to display in the guide. If you don't have something seriously FUBAR (like running 6.1 on a 4080) that...
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    I don't know for sure that this will help, but if...

    I don't know for sure that this will help, but if you have some corruption in your mfs database, it might help to Clear program information & To Do List. You may not have this exact option on 4.01b...
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    Didn't Sanderton (I think that's him) make patch...

    Didn't Sanderton (I think that's him) make patch for mfs_ftp that would allow you to start a transfer from another TiVo via the Menu System?

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    Are you sure it's running? ew

    Are you sure it's running?

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  59. Thread: Frozen up

    by eastwind
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    By 2. Have you tried restrarting the TiVo...

    By 2. Have you tried restrarting the TiVo (DirecTiVo?) PlainBill means unplugging it for half a minute then plugging it back in.....Sorry, PB, thought that one needed explaining in this...
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    And if you want to go really fast, get a direct...

    And if you want to go really fast, get a direct connect USB cable. (Oh, you just wanted to speed up a little. :) )

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    You could always call your service provider and...

    You could always call your service provider and let them know what's happened. If the box is unhacked, try calling D* Customer Service. The problem sounds vaguely like the transparent menu problem...
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    You need to sub the unit. If it's already...

    You need to sub the unit. If it's already subbed, call TiVo Customer Care. If the unit is new to you, try running Guided Setup.

    ew
  63. TiVoServer will do what you want if you have S2...

    TiVoServer will do what you want if you have S2 DTiVos.

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    Things change. You'll need to patch tivoapp to...

    Things change. You'll need to patch tivoapp to get scrambling (encryption) turned off. AFAIK, no one has written an unscramble.o module for S2 boxes.
    Search for disabling encryption to enable...
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    Does this look like a phishing scheme to anyone...

    Does this look like a phishing scheme to anyone else????

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    I seem to remember a circuit bypass that is done...

    I seem to remember a circuit bypass that is done to a lot of DTiVos (can't remember if it is only S1s or both). If I find the thread I'll post a link.

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    If you want to back up the whole drive and keep...

    If you want to back up the whole drive and keep the recordings, it will take a long time either way. Your best bet for speeding up the process is to make sure the drives are on separate IDE channels...
  68. A simple search of the forums will show you what...

    A simple search of the forums will show you what you want to know. It's not impossible, but you have to be willing to twiddle some bits to do it.

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    Full or empty doesn't matter. dd will copy every...

    Full or empty doesn't matter. dd will copy every bit from the source drive whether it's been used or not. Depending on your system and the way you hook up the drives, it could take a few hours or...
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    Try ^C. Stops most any active executable under...

    Try ^C. Stops most any active executable under linux.

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  71. This line says that the ftp daemon isn't starting...

    This line says that the ftp daemon isn't starting because it can't be found. Make sure the line that starts it points to the acutal file that you need to execute.

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    There's a complete, detailed thread at TCF...

    There's a complete, detailed thread at TCF (search for PPP over serial). Lots of troubleshooting help too.

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    Try this command (make /dev/hda point to your...

    Try this command (make /dev/hda point to your TiVo drive)
    dd if=/dev/hda count=66 bs=1 skip=4 and see if the port is being set to a different speed than 9600 (look for a parameter of console= ...
  74. Sticky: Try using a NowShowing.tcl script (you may have...

    Try using a NowShowing.tcl script (you may have to write your own to get it just like you want it). You can look at the one in your 9x version and start from there. Or see if the C source code for...
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    You might be able to tell cygwin not to let it...

    You might be able to tell cygwin not to let it use so much CPU. I've got a PIV 2.8 GHz HT, and mine only uses about 55% when transcoding DivX. Don't know what else to tell you, except that the...
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    I suggest you look at the file you just created...

    I suggest you look at the file you just created and make sure that it looks like you think it should. Might also want to check the file /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit.author (if it exists) and see if it...
  77. Part of the problem that you're missing is that...

    Part of the problem that you're missing is that opening the TiVo up and pulling the hard disk is one of the biggest risks you'll have. Most anything else can be recovered from, but if you damage the...
  78. I remember this problem from way back when. I...

    I remember this problem from way back when. I can't remember all the solutions, but one involved hardwiring the box's remote to a switched AC power outlet on the back and using the discrete ON code....
  79. Of course there's still a problem...no guide...

    Of course there's still a problem...no guide data. The route statements are designed to prevent a DTiVo from making contact with the mothership even by accident. But they'll just as easily prevent...
  80. SA TiVos must call in (by phone or by internet)...

    SA TiVos must call in (by phone or by internet) to get their guide data. DTiVos get that information from the satellites.

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  81. Looks like you've got the port settings right,...

    Looks like you've got the port settings right, but you can't hit any keys during the initial bootup or you'll go to the PROM menu at which you'll need the password.

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    Can't say for sure, but you might have a problem...

    Can't say for sure, but you might have a problem with your Guide Data. Try a Clear Guide Data and To Do List (it'll be something similar) and see if that helps after you make a daily call to get...
  83. Could be. Try a Clear Progam Data and To Do List...

    Could be. Try a Clear Progam Data and To Do List and see if that helps. (There should be something similar on your system--mine's a SD-DVR80 w/6.2.)

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    All models shipped with 1.3 something like that...

    All models shipped with 1.3 something like that originally. But the later shipments of those same models had a 2.0 version. I don't think the model number is going to tell you what you want to...
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    Take /var/local/tivoweb-tcl out of your $PATH (or...

    Take /var/local/tivoweb-tcl out of your $PATH (or remove tivoweb completely).

    Run ps | grep http to find out if tivoweb is already running (and thus tieing up the port).

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    First thing you'll want to do is check the...

    First thing you'll want to do is check the DVD-Player compatiblity tests in the Extraction Forum. Some players just don't work well with the DVDAuthor ouput. If that's the case, you can try a...
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    If you research the problem, you'll find that it...

    If you research the problem, you'll find that it is NOT related to the 3.5 release, but with the mfsbackup command switches that you used.

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    My mistake. That's the error message I get when...

    My mistake. That's the error message I get when I try to ftp to port 21. So I guess it looks like a netfilter or iptables problem.

    Wonder what the output of ls -l /sbin/iptables would show. Or...
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    This looks like the same error I get when the ftp...

    This looks like the same error I get when the ftp server is not running on the TiVo.

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    Your TV probably doesn't like the format. You...

    Your TV probably doesn't like the format. You might want to try changing your recording settings to something that is within the DVD specification (search for 544x480 for a thread). There is also a...
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    I don't have one myself, but this...

    I don't have one myself, but this page says 0-70 degrees C is the proper operating temperature.
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    Check your license agreement to see what you may...

    Check your license agreement to see what you may have agreed to already.

    (Why? Are you doing something you shouldn't be?)

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    I found these...

    I found these at my local Home Depot.

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  94. You can use bigger drives, but you need to...

    You can use bigger drives, but you need to replace the kernel. Otherwise, 137GB is the largest addressable hard drive to use (160GB is the manufacturer's size that is larger but closer).

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    You have to pay for what you are allowed to pay...

    You have to pay for what you are allowed to pay for. Superpatch enables some features that are not offered by DTV (so you can't pay for MRV/HMO), but DVR service still must be paid for it you want...
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    As long as you have a serial cable, why not start...

    As long as you have a serial cable, why not start bash on serial and use ps from there? You could also try ifconfig to make sure the IP address is what you think (or use an IP scanner) and that the...
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    Nero probably used a fixed bit rate that you...

    Nero probably used a fixed bit rate that you couldn't or set correctly. Find something else that will let you change the bit rate.

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  98. No, but if you have too big a drive, you might've...

    No, but if you have too big a drive, you might've accidentally overwritten part of the recording because of an LBA "wrap-around" or something. Or maybe your mfs is partially corrupt. You'll have to...
  99. Sticky: Without even looking at the problem, I'd say...

    Without even looking at the problem, I'd say install tserver on the other TiVo and extract from there. (Was that too simple? :))

    ew

    EDIT: I just MRVed a show from one DTiVo to another and...
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    Telnet to the TiVo and start tserver. Then try...

    Telnet to the TiVo and start tserver. Then try to connect to it from TyTool. This is all covered in the Help..FAQ. Read it. If you have any more questions after that, come back here.

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    Are both the PC and the TiVo on the same subnet? ...

    Are both the PC and the TiVo on the same subnet? If not, how are they connected? If they are the router probably won't interfere if it's a home user product (not commercial/industrial). Did you...
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    Could it be a firewall issue? ew

    Could it be a firewall issue?

    ew
  103. You gotta understand how the update happens. I'm...

    You gotta understand how the update happens. I'm sure it's been explained plenty of times, so if you want more information search this forum. I'm gonna give you the simplified version.

    The...
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    Looks like a problem witht the GetSAGenres...

    Looks like a problem witht the GetSAGenres procedure. Can't help anymore than that given that you didn't really include the relevant information (like what system you have, what software it's...
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    Doesn't work for S2s. ew

    Doesn't work for S2s.

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    Even if you're not paying Cox Cable, you might...

    Even if you're not paying Cox Cable, you might even save enough by unsubbing the two monthly SA TiVos to move up to Total Choice Titanium (or whatever it's called) and eliminate the DVR fee.

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    Can't a superpatched SAS2 MRV with unhacked...

    Can't a superpatched SAS2 MRV with unhacked nitelights? And with a DTiVo? If so, a workaround might be to get 1 SAS2 that you don't need a prom mod to hack and use it for all transfers to the...
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    Must not belong to the "Hard Drive of the Month"...

    Must not belong to the "Hard Drive of the Month" club. :) :) :)

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    Pull the drive, mount it in a PC, and check the...

    Pull the drive, mount it in a PC, and check the logs. They might give you a clue.

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    Not sure if it means anything, but did anyone...

    Not sure if it means anything, but did anyone else notice that the assigned static IP is different from the reported IP (and is on a different subnet)? You don't have more than one subnet or DHCP...
  111. dd if=/dev/hda10 bs=1 count=256If you put this...

    dd if=/dev/hda10 bs=1 count=256If you put this command in at bash prompt while in the TiVo, it will show you the current partition set that the mfs will be looking for. If it doesn't list /dev/hdb4...
  112. You'll need to run it if you want access to that...

    You'll need to run it if you want access to that 58.3G at the end of the drive.

    Why can't the hours exceed the size of the drives? There's no overhead on the second drive (root, boot and var...
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    Run the unit without the hacks. And don't talk...

    Run the unit without the hacks. And don't talk about Fight Club.

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    1. Did you call D* to ask them what's up? 2. How...

    1. Did you call D* to ask them what's up?
    2. How long did you wait before posting? It can take awhile (maybe even 24 hrs).

    ew
  115. Serial cable or pull the drive. If your not able...

    Serial cable or pull the drive. If your not able to connect via telnet or TWP, I think those will be your only choices.

    ew
  116. Almost true. You only record what is sent from...

    Almost true. You only record what is sent from the birds. The quality varies widely depending the source and the bitrate of the encoding. But it's still not something you'll set in MFS--even if...
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    I'm not going to post my modified script here...

    I'm not going to post my modified script here since it's likely copyrighted by the original author and I just used it for my own personal use. If I post it, it would be plagiarism or a copyright...
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    #1--I had the same problem. I modified a script...

    #1--I had the same problem. I modified a script I found here on the board that already stepped through all recordings. The mods I made were to output the needed FSIDs beside the title. I had never...
  119. Could be that you're running SA software on a...

    Could be that you're running SA software on a DTiVo. Or maybe it's something that got fixed in a later release of the TWP software. I've got v1.1-pre2 running on a SD-DVR80 w/6.2 software and a...
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    I don't have all the aswers you're looking for,...

    I don't have all the aswers you're looking for, but you can
    grep rc.sysinit.author */*from /etc/rc.d and see if rc.sysinit.author is being called from any of the scripts (or you can just read them...
  121. Thread: DD Question

    by eastwind
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    Unless he wanted to build an ISO that would be as...

    Unless he wanted to build an ISO that would be as small as it possibly could be since everyone doesn't have broadband access (or to limit the bandwidth used--I heard that some people have to pay for...
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    You should probably upgrade your tserver to the...

    You should probably upgrade your tserver to the one in the current distribution. I can't remember what changes were made, but it might be enough to solve your problem.

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    The reason you need to use monte is...TiVo's...

    The reason you need to use monte is...TiVo's kernel doesn't have the special modifications that make the kernel write the CSOs to the log file so that you can unencrypt the recordings.

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    It could mess up your recordings, but only the...

    It could mess up your recordings, but only the ones that it deems messed up in the first place (YMMV). It makes the TiVo want to clean up the database (where all recordings, guide data, and indexes...
  125. Check the man page. I know it can be done. ew

    Check the man page. I know it can be done.

    ew
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    If the upgrade to 3.5 is anything like the...

    If the upgrade to 3.5 is anything like the upgrade to 6.2, you don't want to boot the older software as it would have serious issues trying to access the new, incompatible mfs database.

    ew
  127. You can't back up everything to a file unless you...

    You can't back up everything to a file unless you have a really big drive that can handle really big file sizes. FAT can't handle more than 2 megs (or is it 4?).

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    I've always assumed that tnlited stood for telnet...

    I've always assumed that tnlited stood for telnet lite daemon. That might mean that it's not as configurable as a more robust telnet daemon. You might be able to do what you want (this is just...
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    You could try forcing the mfs database to try to...

    You could try forcing the mfs database to try to repair itself.

    mfsfix -please

    ew

    EDIT: the correct command is mfsassert -please:
    [bash DTiVo(7): ~] $mfsassert --help
    usage: mfsassert...
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    No, the 0x at the beginning tell you that you're...

    No, the 0x at the beginning tell you that you're looking at a hexadecimal number (or tells the computer) that needs to be converted from base 16 if you want a decimal number. Windows uses these...
  131. Sticky: Do you mean like the CTRL-HOME and CTRL-END keys?...

    Do you mean like the CTRL-HOME and CTRL-END keys? You are talking about the GOP editor, aren't you?

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    Yes, something is wrong. Based on the...

    Yes, something is wrong. Based on the information you've given, there is no way that I can tell you what it is. Are you extracting to a floppy (I hear they have really slow write speeds). Have you...
  133. I just did a little browsing in MFS (in a browser...

    I just did a little browsing in MFS (in a browser window) and telnet. What I found was that /Recording/InProgress shows higher counts when recordings are being made that are not just Live Cache. ...
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    I use products that are designed to work together...

    I use products that are designed to work together (Belkin F5D7230-4 Wireless routers--one in Wireless Bridge mode) and the instructions with them say specifically that you need compatible equipment. ...
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    The solution is found in the TyTool 10r4 thread. ...

    The solution is found in the TyTool 10r4 thread. Here it is (ready?):

    Wait for the next release.

    ew

    Here's a link to what I've seen.
  136. IIRC, the CC data is only readable if you make...

    IIRC, the CC data is only readable if you make the DVD fileset (or maybe if you make a VOB). Try going all the way and see if it works.

    ew
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    This forum works better for people who hack the...

    This forum works better for people who hack the system themselves. If you don't want to study the STICKYs in the Newbie and Extraction forums, try contacting the person who sold you the drive for...
  138. Gonna depend a lot on your player of choice. I...

    Gonna depend a lot on your player of choice. I know PowerDVD has an option to display CC, but I haven't tried it (I just use headphones). Don't know about other players.

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  139. I don't think you'll get it to work like that...

    I don't think you'll get it to work like that because your DTiVo can't get proper (legal) MAKs since you're not *really* supposed to have HMO (it's never been offered by D*). Without the proper MAKs...
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    Netgear FA-120 works and can be usually be bought...

    Netgear FA-120 works and can be usually be bought at your local CompUSA or OfifceMax (or Office Depot--can't remember which one).

    ew
  141. You're missing a key point. You need a FAT...

    You're missing a key point. You need a FAT drive to store the backup on. Yet you're trying to use the FAT drive as the new TiVo drive. Get a small FAT drive (or partition). 2 GB is plenty. If...
  142. Check out the first 128 bytes or so of a working...

    Check out the first 128 bytes or so of a working TiVo drive's 10th partition and you'll get an idea of how to set up yours.

    ew
  143. Thread: Features

    by eastwind
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    I think you can do most of that stuff with a...

    I think you can do most of that stuff with a hacked DTiVo. Don't know what receiver you have, but some of it can be done with any DTiVo (manual recordings by time an channel and season pass, for...
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    Chunk Edit can cut chunks out of the .ty file and...

    Chunk Edit can cut chunks out of the .ty file and output a .ty file.

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    Or maybe the kmem patch but without nuking the...

    Or maybe the kmem patch but without nuking the CSO?

    ew
  146. The point of telling you those commands was so...

    The point of telling you those commands was so that you can figure things out for yourself. I told you which command you should try to get done what you want in my first post (although the...
  147. You didn't mention whether you're working on a...

    You didn't mention whether you're working on a system that can be lost or not (a backup system or one you don't mind having to start from scratch). Since you're new, I'm not going to tell you the...
  148. How are they getting their network address? DHCP...

    How are they getting their network address? DHCP or STATIC? This sounds like a DNS lookup error (especially if the NS list comes up after a minute or two).

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    You probably need to teach FC5 how to read a TiVo...

    You probably need to teach FC5 how to read a TiVo HD (tivopart) and for an S1 drive you'll need byteswapping turned on.

    ew
  150. What happens if you RubbishObjectByFSID? (I'd...

    What happens if you RubbishObjectByFSID? (I'd only try this on a backup system as I don't know what will happen for sure.) Seems like if it couldn't find the object anymore it wouldn't be ablt to...
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