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    DVD Remote jammed in a drawer caused the problem.

    omg!!!!.
    Dealdatabase comes to the rescue again.

    I just spend a 1/2 hour trying to figure out what was wrong.
    Rebooted, cleaned up space, cleaned out logs. Nada.
    Then I found this thread....
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    Thanks Throg (and SteveT). With an older...

    Thanks Throg (and SteveT).

    With an older version I had gotten used to having a view link on the NPL list.
    I'll have to investigate the module that SteveT mentioned.
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    Steve, I upgraded to the latest build "You are...

    Steve,
    I upgraded to the latest build "You are currently running v2.1.b3 (oztivo-080715)"

    I am able to download .ty and .tmf and play them.
    I am able to stream the live buffer.

    I CAN NOT ...
  4. Thread: Fan question

    by Lowcarb
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    "Funny this motor was not stoned up but just...

    "Funny this motor was not stoned up but just would not get up to speed."

    The cheapest fans use a sleeve, a hollow cylinder of relatively soft metal that the shaft turns through. Over time the...
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    Can you explain to me why you use Standby...

    Can you explain to me why you use Standby everyday? I'd like to know.
    I don't see a good use for it.

    OTOH I recently loaded the 6.2 minimal image AW provided and notice that if I do Standby...
  6. I'd still be nervous about that drive. Take...

    I'd still be nervous about that drive.

    Take this as an opportunity to get those programs you wanted off the drive, back up your hacks and have a replacement waiting in the wings.

    If 3 months go...
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    You should post in the Image Begging Forum

    You should post in the Image Begging Forum
  8. That sounds logical. pull the drive. ...

    That sounds logical.


    pull the drive. Download a diag disk from the manufacturers web site. Run that against the drive (full surface scan). I'll bet you find errors. Even odds that the drive...
  9. Thread: D Dvr

    by Lowcarb
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    HEY! I've got a legitimate Bed and Breakfast...

    HEY! I've got a legitimate Bed and Breakfast here in Utah. 32 rooms and they each have their own DirectTV reciever. And they are all connected to phone lines. The area codes are all different...
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    You might try this stuff. I got a sample sent to...

    You might try this stuff. I got a sample sent to me but have not tried it yet. Looks interesting and a whole lot cheaper than a professional soldering station.

    ChipQuick
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    More likely you HAD something grounded (ie power...

    More likely you HAD something grounded (ie power shorted to ground) that should not have been.
    A minor point that does not change your condition one iota.

    Good luck changing the fuse. I also...
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    Might be worth looking at my serial console...

    Might be worth looking at my serial console experience
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    Solution!! (I think)

    I was working on a 3rd unit (bought this one so I could practice/experiment with impunity before screwing with the famlies subscribed DTiVo's) when I started having serial console problems. ...
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    You could restore your original image and then...

    You could restore your original image and then use Sleeper's Tivoscripts to modify that one.

    I recommend though that you use this as an opportunity to learn how to use the killhdinitrd to hack...
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    :rolleyes: In my case it is mostly stems from:...

    :rolleyes:
    In my case it is mostly stems from:
    - Not having touched the software in my Tivos since early 2004 and having the memory of a goldfish.
    - Not having read the forums for a year plus...
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    Upgrade path to 6.2 from 3.1.x

    As you can see from my tagline Bedroom is at 3.1.1c. I've already moved her from monte to 3.1.1c killhdinitrd.
    To upgrade to 6.2 I need to load a 3.1.5 killhdinitrd kernel and load the 6.2...
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    Bedroom has a link named S90TivoWebPlus which is...

    Bedroom has a link named S90TivoWebPlus which is a link to etc/init.d/TivoWebPlus

    Likewise with Livingroom. Nothing else in etc/rcS.d
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    Thanks for the confirmation. I was fairly sure...

    Thanks for the confirmation.

    I was fairly sure but hadn't been down that road before and wanted to be sure I had not missed anything.
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    Windows Signature on Disks

    OK,

    I understand that letting windows put a drive signature on a tivo drive will overwrite some data that tivo needs.

    And, that there are some methods to restore the damage data.


    But...
  20. fwiw I'm not sure if one hit is enough (heck I'm...

    fwiw I'm not sure if one hit is enough (heck I'm not 100% sure that it had anything to do with it working)

    I did the echo HELP ME >/dev/ttyS2 via telnet from another PC (as all my hacks are...
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    Files. Though I posted this earlier but it...

    Files.

    Though I posted this earlier but it didn't stick
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    OK, GET THIS!! After doing the EastWind ECHO...

    OK, GET THIS!!

    After doing the EastWind ECHO I've now got serial bash.

    Great, but why? Wahappened?
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    That works. Thanks. What does it mean though? ...

    That works. Thanks. What does it mean though?

    So I guess that means that the connector is good, the port is working. The com is working the cable is good.

    Now why don't I have bash?
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    Great idea EW. Thanks Bedroom works....

    Great idea EW. Thanks

    Bedroom works.
    Livingroom does not work.
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    Same cable, same laptop, same port settings, same...

    Same cable, same laptop, same port settings, same teraterm session.
    Livingroom does NUTTIN via serial.
    Perhaps the jack is bad??

    Just looked at them but I had them both opened in editors and...
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    LivingRoom:/var/tmp$ bootpage -p /dev/hda...

    LivingRoom:/var/tmp$ bootpage -p /dev/hda
    root=/dev/hda7 dsscon=true console=2,115200 BASH_ENV=`mount$IFS-n$IFS/dev/hda16$
    IFS/mnt;echo$IFS/mnt/runmonte`
    LivingRoom:/var/tmp$

    Bedroom:/var/tmp$...
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    I am getting no serial output on Livingroom. My...

    I am getting no serial output on Livingroom.
    My terminal settings and com port settings are identical on the laptop moved between the two units.


    #!/bin/bash
    date>>/var/hack/log/hackinit.log
    ...
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    Serial Bash, One works, One Does Not

    As you can see from my tag I've got 2 S2 DTivos that are nearly identical.

    In prep for un-monte-ing them and upgrading to 6.2 I I wanted to insure that I could get to serial bash on them. Better...
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    Why not try PTVUpgrade.com if you want a turn-key...

    Why not try PTVUpgrade.com if you want a turn-key solution?

    http://www.ptvupgrade.com/installation/index.html
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    One big drive will be cooler then two smaller...

    One big drive will be cooler then two smaller ones.
  31. My problems like this were caused by...

    My problems like this were caused by interferrence from the IR port on my Laptop.




    IMO you should not have hacked your original hard drive. An original hard drive is your lifeline. But...
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    1) Is the fan running? 2) With the cover off the...

    1) Is the fan running?
    2) With the cover off the fan is worthless. The fan blows out. With the cover off it can not suck air in and across the electronics.
    3) I don't understand why you are...
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    Serial Cable with USB ??

    Can a serial cable work on a laptop with only USB adapters by using one of those usb-serial adapter cables?

    My previouls laptop had a real rs-232c port.

    My current one only has USB and I...
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    mfs_ftp problem and log

    mfs_ftp used to work for me but something is busted an dI can't figure it out.

    here is my log

    4:08:04:AM - sourcing settings
    04:08:04:AM - Running SNP patch 1.0b8
    12:08:04:AM - sourcing p1...
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    Shamless plug for small hard drives in the For...

    Shamless plug for small hard drives in the For Sale Forum
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    Comments Withdrawn

    Comments Withdrawn
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    You could always just get a new DirecTV with Tivo...

    You could always just get a new DirecTV with Tivo unit and subscribe.
    Other posts have indicated that units for new subscribers can be had for about $20.
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    MFS Tools Home (http://mfstools.sourceforge.net/)...

    MFS Tools Home

    See section 8 of the Hinsdale Guide On how to restore an image.
    You will need to mount the location where your backup image is.
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    I guess I'll have to help out a Buckeye since I'm...

    I guess I'll have to help out a Buckeye since I'm married to one.
    (Look for me at the Cinci game on 9/4).


    In a Nutshell you want to:
    Hack it with Sleeper's Tivo Script
    add a usb etehrnet...
  40. Tennant, See posts 277...

    Tennant,

    See posts 277, 279 and 280 in the tytoolsr17 thread
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    How would you know, for sure, that you had made a...

    How would you know, for sure, that you had made a good backup?
    Look at the number of posts in the image begging forum that say "I had a backup of my original drive but it is no good. Can you send me...
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    Network it and transfer files to it from your...

    Network it and transfer files to it from your Stand Alone Tivo connected to your cable box.

    I sure would miss dual tuners :(
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    Sticky: You want to use a package called mfs_tools....

    You want to use a package called mfs_tools.
    There are several guides out there on how to do it.
    Try this one. Hinsdale


    follow the mfs_tools 2.0 instructions and you should be in good shape,...
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    Sticky: You need to hack it if you want the bash prompt....

    You need to hack it if you want the bash prompt.

    If you aren't going to do any other hacks then there isn't much point in having bash access.

    You can make a serial cable for $0.99, see the link...
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    Could it be that the Hard drive is what was brke...

    Could it be that the Hard drive is what was brke about them?
    :confused:
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    The you shoul be used to them by now :p It...

    The you shoul be used to them by now :p

    It is so refreshing to see a noob cop an attitude on his 2nd post. Way to go!
    Don't pussy foot around.
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    You think? Doesn't it have a label on the back...

    You think? Doesn't it have a label on the back that says the make and model number?




    Yes, sure, no problem. Anything between 40G and 120G will work easily.



    Why do you want to use...
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    Sticky: DSR6000 image

    Original DSR6000 mfstools backup image on the way to you. ETA 2.5 hrs.
    This is v 2.4 or something like that, single tuner.... You'll have to have it call in and update (at least twice) to get it...
  49. Yessss! That did it. I had been trying various...

    Yessss! That did it.
    I had been trying various incantations but had not gotten that simple.


    I wasn't using a custom prompt back when I migrated to 9r13 so Ididn't have anything to set. So it...
  50. Can't start tserver from tytools

    I've tried and tried but I can't get tserver to start from within tytools (9r14, 9r17)

    I tried using a different tserver and NowShowing.tcl from Muscle Nerd
    tserver_mnerd.zip as was suggested in...
  51. HMO is not (yet at least) offered for DTivo's. ...

    HMO is not (yet at least) offered for DTivo's. You can't buy it.
    You can can however use application like Sanderton's to do Dtivo-Dtivo transfer and/or use mfs_ftp to do manually do tivo<-->pc or...
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    You will need to load mfs_ftp to transfer files. ...

    You will need to load mfs_ftp to transfer files. That tool is not included on the Sleeper iso due to copywrite.

    Reasonable transfer speeds seem to be about 6mb/sec max if I recall. You can do...
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    same answer

    same answer
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    Poll: I don't see that that is a special "drive" per...

    I don't see that that is a special "drive" per say. Just a special external enclosure to hold a drive and connect it to a dvr via the usb port.
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    If your desire is to reload these shows back onto...

    If your desire is to reload these shows back onto the Dtivo the download the .tmf files.

    These include the titles and program description information in the file format.
  56. You can do that with hacks on an S1 or an S2. ...

    You can do that with hacks on an S1 or an S2. S1's however do not come with USB ports so you will have to buy an aftermarket add on card (like turbonet) to give you ethernet connectivity to an S1
    ...
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    I think that is how they are suposed to work if...

    I think that is how they are suposed to work if you have the jumper set at CABLE SELECT. But usually the end connector is the one that selects MASTER so Malfunct might be right about the cable...
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    TC, I don't see the need for backing at the...

    TC,

    I don't see the need for backing at the unused level.

    Sleeper's iso will back your drive. It uses mfs_tools.
    Sleeper however does not recommmend hacking your stock drive. (neither do...
  59. Thanks Zirak. How does one tell which process...

    Thanks Zirak.

    How does one tell which process is the one that is hung?
  60. Malfunct, thanks for clearing that up.. Yes I'm...

    Malfunct, thanks for clearing that up.. Yes I'm runnig fixsub adn no I didn't even take note of the mention in his sig that he has a SA.
  61. I don't think so. I had one event since I...

    I don't think so. I had one event since I disabled the IR on my laptop.
    I haven't had a freeze in a while, but then again I haven't been using TWP much either. At first I thought that...
  62. How about because it hasn't completed the load of...

    How about because it hasn't completed the load of the new software?

    One of my S2's has downloaded the slices for 3.1.1c but 3.1.1b is still active and I don't reboot every 2am. Why is my...
  63. Daily Freeze...

    Daily Freeze


    Is this the 'Event Bug'
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    Better yet, he should call DirectTV and see what...

    Better yet, he should call DirectTV and see what type of a deal he can rangle from them on a replacement. I've heard of people getting good deals. Tell them that if ypou don't have a working box...
  65. No it doesn't. Besides I don't think he fits the...

    No it doesn't. Besides I don't think he fits the type2 definition. His unit has downloaded the update. It is pending restart. It is not calling in each day and re-downloading the update. It is...
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    Thanks. So 119, 110 and 101 are USA, and 91, 82...

    Thanks. So 119, 110 and 101 are USA, and 91, 82 and 73 are Canada.

    Forgive me for being a geek but wouldn't it have made more sense to ALTERNATE these instead of giving Canada all East and USA...
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    I believe that others here have reported that...

    I believe that others here have reported that they have been able to get locals based on their billing address and not on the geographic location of the unit (cal or no call).

    If you lived in New...
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    Why do they put a sat at 119W (roughly the...

    Why do they put a sat at 119W (roughly the longitude of LA)? It seems that there is a lot of Ocean that they are going to cover.

    Meanwile, back east at longitude 73W, I'm barely able to clear the...
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    You installed TWP with TPM (Tivo Package...

    You installed TWP with TPM (Tivo Package Manager)?
    You previously had Tivoweb instaled via some other means?

    If so you are still starting TW and then trying to start TWP on top of that. I don't...
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    Local channels are broadcast via spot beams that...

    Local channels are broadcast via spot beams that only cover a limited geographic market. You can't watch the Red Sox home games in Kansas City.

    How far away did you move?
    This link to a map ...
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    What will be the resale value of your SA hardware...

    What will be the resale value of your SA hardware if TiVo goes out of business?
  72. Shamless plug. Buy one from someone here, like...

    Shamless plug. Buy one from someone here, like me, as you can see from my sig I've got as DSR6000 that I've now retired.
    That way, if you feel you got ripped-off you can bitch and moan at me from...
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    FDISK Delete partion Create Partition ...

    FDISK

    Delete partion

    Create Partition

    But most of us here would suggest that you DO NOT do that.

    You may need your original HD and teh image on it at some time in the future.
    Consider it...
  74. As who said? There are multiple people speaking...

    As who said? There are multiple people speaking here. If you meant me, I give you two different options, which did you do? Did you test inbetween each phase of the process?

    You are asking for a...
  75. Sleeper's script allows you to stop, remove the...

    Sleeper's script allows you to stop, remove the drive and put it back in your Tivo to verify the contents (and also to switch from your original drive to the one you want the hacks installed on.)
    ...
  76. Thread: Sleeper Banned

    by Lowcarb
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    B.) SALE OF ANY DRIVE OR UNIT MODIFIED WITH THIS...

    B.) SALE OF ANY DRIVE OR UNIT MODIFIED WITH THIS SOFTWARE PROHIBITED

    What if Microsoft had put that restriction on format.com?

    You can buy Dutch Boy paint.
    You can resell Dutch Boy paint....
  77. IIRC when it gets to each phase it gives you the...

    IIRC when it gets to each phase it gives you the option to skip it.
    Something like.

    Backup phase, press return to execute, any other key to skip.

    I don't understand your second question.
    ...
  78. Yes it will work on the rca DVR40. To answer...

    Yes it will work on the rca DVR40.

    To answer your second question you should have
    Skiped the backup phase.
    Skiped the restore phase
    Done the surgery phase
    Done the Hacks phase

    That should...
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    Log on via telnet cd /var/hack chmod 755...

    Log on via telnet

    cd /var/hack
    chmod 755 NowShowing.tcl
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    I don't think so. It never made it 3150 on any...

    I don't think so. It never made it 3150 on any units I use it on.
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    And this is an emergency? Quick help :confused:...

    And this is an emergency? Quick help :confused: !!
    Is your eBay tivo working?

    If you don't know how to load mfs_ftp, if you have to ask if telnet is the method to transfer files, then it is...
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    Can't point you in the right direction until I...

    Can't point you in the right direction until I understand where you want to go.

    do you want to.

    a) Limit a 120g drive to look like it only has 100g available?

    b) remove a 120g drive and...
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    Not that I know of. If you go larger then 137G...

    Not that I know of. If you go larger then 137G though you'll have to restrict the drive size to a max of 137 G. So from that standpoint 120G drives are very convenient.




    Everyone hates the...
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    Happened again (this time during the day, that's...

    Happened again (this time during the day, that's a first) 5/27
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    CV, Are you sure about the 2am reboot? My...

    CV, Are you sure about the 2am reboot?

    My Living room machine ( S2 DTV 3.1.1b) has the 3.1.1c slices downloaded ( I forced it to call) but it has not installed them and the machine does not reboot...
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    So it did do the initial call in but now won't...

    So it did do the initial call in but now won't call in?

    I'm guessing one of the following might have happened:

    You got a bad phone number list download.
    You selected a bad local number to call...
  87. Thread: Bad Harddrive

    by Lowcarb
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    Install the eMule client. Search on Tivo Image ...

    Install the eMule client.
    Search on Tivo Image

    Or try The Official Image Begging Thread
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    Newtothis, It is late so I'm not going to take...

    Newtothis,

    It is late so I'm not going to take the time to answer your questions. The answers are here though. I know I've answered all of them myself several times and scores others have too....
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    I thought I had this problem licked since I...

    I thought I had this problem licked since I disabled the IR port 6 days ago but gosh dang it it hung up again tonight. Screw up recording "A Beautiful Mind".
  90. Sign of the Beast :eek:

    Sign of the Beast :eek:
  91. Shut down mfs_ftp Shut down tivowebplus RM...

    Shut down mfs_ftp
    Shut down tivowebplus
    RM snp.ini
    restart tivowebplus
    restart mfs_ftp
    delete the two extra refresh and delete items from NP
    check logos, still no channel 1000
    full reload...
  92. OK, I'll try that, again I think. I once...

    OK, I'll try that, again I think.

    I once deleted one of the refresh or delete items that you create and had to delete snp.ini to get them rebuilt. I've never had a channel 1000 before or after...
  93. Still no channel 1000 on S2 DTV

    Yes, several times.
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    Shutdown tivoftp and then restart it.

    Shutdown tivoftp and then restart it.
  95. Don't have Channel 1000

    Sanderton.

    I'm able to get NP to update from a remote Tivo but I'm not able to associate your logo with channel 1000. I "no gots" a channel 1000.

    I do have a 1100 and 1101 but you've alread...
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    restart :rolleyes: but that is just a reboot...

    restart
    :rolleyes: but that is just a reboot too.
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    Serial cable...

    Serial cable

    Running sleepers script again would be the bute force method. It would work.

    You could boot sleeper's disk then (alt f2 I think) to get bash and then access the drive and fix...
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    OH, so you are using a TPM to install the hack. ...

    OH, so you are using a TPM to install the hack. I see now.
    Above comments about chmod are pertinent.

    No your problem with losing ftp and bash. Chances are that your rc.sysinit.author isn't...
  99. Oh yea! DOH! Hence the anoying BOING!. :p

    Oh yea! DOH! Hence the anoying BOING!. :p
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    I'm not following you. What INSTALLER are you...

    I'm not following you. What INSTALLER are you trying to execute?
    You install a tivoapp patch by using a Hex Editor to change (patch) values within tivoapp (it is located in /tvbin). Be sure to make...
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    IIRC the drive feature tool is a boot disk.

    IIRC the drive feature tool is a boot disk.
  102. CSOScout One recording not fixed

    AlphaWolf,

    FWIW, I patched all patches into tivoapp from an S2 3.1.1b DTV.
    I had been running kmem.
    Then applied csoscout.tcl
    It had an error the first time it ran.

    Cleaning CSO keys for...
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    If DirecTV is offering you a new machine for $50...

    If DirecTV is offering you a new machine for $50 send them a check quick before they change their mind.

    You won't wind anyone in Memphis or elsewhere who will even look at a toaster over for less...
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    Monte was the correct option. PROM is only if you...

    Monte was the correct option. PROM is only if you have soldered a new prom chip on the motherboard.



    That fix is in the sleeper scripts, but there is no need for you to have your phone line...
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    OK. I ran csoscout.tcl again and this time it...

    OK.

    I ran csoscout.tcl again and this time it ran through fine. :confused:

    Now to go hack the Livingroom :eek:
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    Got a little farther now after fixing the $PATH...

    Got a little farther now after fixing the $PATH but
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    I did cdmod 755 I uploaded it again an now I...

    I did cdmod 755

    I uploaded it again an now I get a more vebose error

    Bedroom:/tvbin$ tivosh csoscout.tcl
    CSOScout.tcl by AlphaWolf_HK
    Cleaning CSO keys for nonencrypted streams....couldn't...
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    CSOSCOUT.TCL error

    I'm trying t switch over from using kmem to using a patched tivoapp.

    When I run csoscout.tcl I get the following message.

    Bedroom:/tvbin$ csoscout.tcl
    bash: /tvbin/csoscout.tcl: No such file...
  109. I disabled the IR serial port on my Thinkpad and...

    I disabled the IR serial port on my Thinkpad and made it through the last two evenings without a lockup so this might be it.

    Nice catch. :)
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    Laptop IRDA

    Looks like CajonesDeToro provided the clue.

    IR

    I turned off the IR port on my Thinkpad and haven't had a problem in two evenings.


    MiTeeThor also reported problems with an IR...
  111. At the very least I'd swap the 40 and 120 drives...

    At the very least I'd swap the 40 and 120 drives around. (actually I'd have kept the 40 in its original state so I could just put it back in the box and keep the wife off myback while I tried to...
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    ebay listing...

    ebay listing
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    Sorry, I just saw 1b and shot without reading...

    Sorry, I just saw 1b and shot without reading closely.

    Still same scenario applies though I suppose DTV could sunset it at sometime for S1s assuming that they were out of inventory, but why?...
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    I'm sure that 3.1.1b must still be out there. ...

    I'm sure that 3.1.1b must still be out there.

    I installed an new SD-DVR40 and it came with something less than 3.1.1b

    First call got an update to 3.1.1b
    About a week later it got 3.1.1c.
    ...
  115. Yup, I've got a laptop. IBM Thinkpad with IR. ...

    Yup, I've got a laptop. IBM Thinkpad with IR.

    Yes., It is always trying to talk to something and I think I have been using it on or arount the times that this has happened.

    Nice theory

    I...
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    Waruwaru, you think your lockup was because of...

    Waruwaru, you think your lockup was because of heat?

    See my thread. Daily Freeze - Lockup loss of remote function

    Maybe you are having the same problem I am.
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    Tivomaster, does your HDVR2 take 24 hours for the...

    Tivomaster, does your HDVR2 take 24 hours for the problem to show up?
    I rarely if ever use WR. I only used it after it locked up to see if WR would work even though my hardware remote would not.
    ...
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    Same accuzation from my wife. Nothing but an...

    Same accuzation from my wife. Nothing but an attempt to grab power though. ;)

    TWP was not running last night and is still happened so I'm discounting that TWP and/or the webremote module could...
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    Daily Freeze - Lockup loss of remote function

    For the past 4 evenings I have lost control of one of my S2 DTiVo's.
    I'm watching a recorded program and the DTV will no longer respond to the
    remote.

    I've just realized that I've been posting...
  120. 4 nights in a row

    After 3 days in a row I decided to
    1) shut down tivowebplus
    2) shut down mfs_ftp ver 1.2.9p (btw I had recently moved back to 1.2.9p from Q)

    It did lock up this evening but this time it took...
  121. OK, make it THREE days in a row between 8pm and...

    OK, make it THREE days in a row between 8pm and 9pm. Narrowed down to closer to between 8:30pm and 9pm.

    What could be causing something like this on such a periodic basis?

    How can I debug...
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    Poll: Tivo or DirecTV with TiVo?

    If you can I'd choose a DirecTV DVR (DTV) with TiVo over a stand alone TiVo (SA) working with cable or Over The Air (OTA).

    Why you ask?

    Tivo service is cheaper through DirecTV then for SA.
    DTV...
  123. Interesting, my s2 DTV has locked up between 8pm...

    Interesting, my s2 DTV has locked up between 8pm and 9pm the last two days.

    How did you use webremote to clear the problem? I could access tivoweb and the web remote but nothing I tried made the...
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    You mean like mfs_ftp, tserver or tivowebplus? ...

    You mean like mfs_ftp, tserver or tivowebplus? :eek:
  125. I'm not sure you see. Using Sleepers's scripts...

    I'm not sure you see. Using Sleepers's scripts you do not want to select the [P] option unless you have installed a modified prom chip on your motherboard. To software hack you select the [M]...
  126. Let me try. Series 1. PowerPC processor (PPC)....

    Let me try.
    Series 1. PowerPC processor (PPC). No RID chip. The prom chip could be flashed in circuit. Most units have a bracket that will accomodate 2 Hard Drives

    Series 2. MIPS processor,...
  127. :confused: Hmmmm! I'm finding it hard to...

    :confused: Hmmmm! I'm finding it hard to reconcile this thread with the genuine warm and helpful replies you have received. My sarcastometer is on the fritz so I'll just sit on the side and watch...
  128. :( To the sewer I hope

    :( To the sewer I hope
  129. Thread: MFS_FTP issues

    by Lowcarb
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    512MB S2 mfs_ftp barrier

    CV, do you have anything to report on this? FWIW I have the same problem. Livingroom DTV S2 3.1.1b FXP to Bedroom DTV S2 3.1.1c only get 512MB and I swear that SmartFTP showed the entire show...
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    Sticky: The first tip should be Don't try to put 4.0...

    The first tip should be

    Don't try to put 4.0 on a RID S2 unit.
  131. Sanderton, I'm similar to Piggers, I deleted...

    Sanderton,

    I'm similar to Piggers, I deleted the Delete Remote Now Playing items entry.

    Now what do I do.

    Also, I got the same error as Piggers when trying to play an item from the remote...
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    1) Leave negative feedback for him on eBay. 2)...

    1) Leave negative feedback for him on eBay.
    2) File a dispute resolution complaint agains the seller with eBay
    3) Try following some of these steps
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    I've had good results with both the Linksys and...

    I've had good results with both the Linksys and the DLink, BUT the linksys is an ittsy bitsy little unit with a very flimsy connector. Whenever I've pulled my DTV out to do some work on it the cable...
  134. You might need to leave the TiVo for a while...

    You might need to leave the TiVo for a while also.

    My latest machine, just 2 week old, did the initial call in, I forced a call and it updated to 3.1.1b. Then it needed to wait until its next...
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    Jasch, He said he bought a hacked unit. If...

    Jasch,

    He said he bought a hacked unit. If his unit is using the KMEM hack to record unscrambled and then his monte is wiped out by an upgrade he will 1) lose his hacks and 2) not be able to view...
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    Deutsch1, I'm not upset. I'm just a leach here,...

    Deutsch1, I'm not upset. I'm just a leach here, but at least I used my life to learn how to mod my DirecTivo myself without having to pay someone else to do it. That someone else being someone who...
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    I'm in a pissy mood this afternoon so I'll save...

    I'm in a pissy mood this afternoon so I'll save the masses the problem of posting this themselves:

    Let me see if I have this right.

    Some entrepenure appropriated the hard work of this community...
  138. Thread: NewPosts

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    Two problems with that. 1) The granuality of...

    Two problems with that.

    1) The granuality of the search from function is Yesterday, 1 Week ago, 2 Weeks ago ...

    2) What would I search on? Can't use *. Can use common words like and, the, I as...
  139. Thread: NewPosts

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    Bubblelamp, I CAN do it also, it is just that...

    Bubblelamp,

    I CAN do it also, it is just that sometimes it fails. It almost seems like an elapsed time thing, like I only have 1 hour to look at newpost. If I take longer then then that then it...
  140. Thread: NewPosts

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    Cookie manager. I'm Lowcarb. No cookies...

    Cookie manager. I'm Lowcarb. No cookies allowed. :D
    I do use Zeroknowledge Freedom but it does not block cookies.

    NewPosts is working to start with.
    Here is an example.

    I was away for the...
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    Any of you considered using Silicon RTV to seal...

    Any of you considered using Silicon RTV to seal the connector to the MB connector tab edge?

    I do't have one of these (turbonet, cachecard) but if I were having the problems you describe I'd try...
  142. Thread: NewPosts

    by Lowcarb
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    NewPosts

    When using the NewPosts function I often get this message when I back page to the list of new posts (after reading one)


    vBulletin Message
    Sorry - no matches. Please try some different terms. ...
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    Thanks all I want to have PS1="[\h:][\w]\$ "...

    Thanks all
    I want to have PS1="[\h:][\w]\$ "
    That syntax works fine from bash.

    If I want to put this in rc.sysinit.author would I make it

    ENV PS1="[\h:][\w]\$ "

    ? :confused:
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    DOS PROMPT comand Linux counterpart

    What is the Linux equivalent to the DOS PROMPT command?

    Now that I'm networking a 2nd Tivo I want the bash prompts to look different.

    TIA
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    Common mistake #1 Selecting the P (prom) option...

    Common mistake #1
    Selecting the P (prom) option instead of the M (monte) option.
    Unless (rare case) you have had your motherboard modified with a new prom chip then you need the M option

    Common...
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    By UPDATES we thought you meant software updates....

    By UPDATES we thought you meant software updates. The Guide Data come to your DirecTV system via the satellite. One you are subscribed you could leave your phone line disconnected and you would be...
  147. Oh Noooooooooooooooooo! :eek:

    Oh Noooooooooooooooooo! :eek:
  148. Thread: SA guide speed

    by Lowcarb
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    I've never had a SA so I don't know but I think...

    I've never had a SA so I don't know but I think you might be wrong about how the DTV units load their guide data.

    Yes the DTV units get the guide data from the satellite, but it is stored on the...
  149. 1. What reciever is better? (see note 1) The...

    1. What reciever is better? (see note 1)
    The guts are identical. Pick whichever you think is prettiest.

    2. Will adding the Nic prevent me from having to plug in the phone line for updates? (see...
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    IIRC there were a bunch of bad remotes when I got...

    IIRC there were a bunch of bad remotes when I got my first DSR6000. I got a free replacement from Phillips. But frankly, I don't see any difference between the two.
    On rare occasion, my DTivo S1...
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