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    I successfully upgraded to 9.3.2-01-2-140. Using...

    I successfully upgraded to 9.3.2-01-2-140. Using the Jamie's 8.1 custom kernel. Still monte'ing from the 3.1.1c kernel.
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    Problem Updating to 9.3

    I ran into a problem doing the update. I'm not certain how to interpret the error reported by the script so I will post it here.


    link: /install/tmp to /install/var/tmp
    ln: /install/tmp/tmp:...
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    Not possible unless you are transferring the...

    Not possible unless you are transferring the lifetime to a new Series 3 box.
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    Interesting. I monte also from 3.1.1c to Jamie's...

    Interesting. I monte also from 3.1.1c to Jamie's custom kernels. I had been using his Series 7.2 kernel but switched to his 8.x kernel for this update. I have not had much time for messing around...
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    As soon as I get some more time I'm planning to...

    As soon as I get some more time I'm planning to roll back to the upatched Tivoapp and test my own diff patch doing the same thing you did, but also try it again by simply pasting the 9.1 array into...
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    diamondsw, I was going to take a shot a making my...

    diamondsw, I was going to take a shot a making my own diff patch but saw yours so I thought I'd save myself the trouble. Everything seems to work except 30-second skip. Recordings are definitely not...
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    I upgraded to 9.1 last night because I was forced...

    I upgraded to 9.1 last night because I was forced to. Expired certificate = no guide data. I lament the loss of MRV to my DTivo but can live with it. The upgrade went fine until reboot. It hung...
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    Finally got around to upgrading to 8.3-01-2-140....

    Finally got around to upgrading to 8.3-01-2-140. I wanted to try swivel search. No problems. Still monteing to Jamie's 7.x custom kernel. Will upgrade to the 8.x posted in the custom kernels thread...
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    I have a hacks directory in my root that has all...

    I have a hacks directory in my root that has all of my modified files, i.e. iptables, rc.sysinit.author etc.. With each update I simply tar that directory and copy it over to the new root, untar and...
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    I successfully upgraded to 8.1a-01-2-140 last...

    I successfully upgraded to 8.1a-01-2-140 last night still using my Monte setup from a 3.1.1c kernel to Jamie's custom 7.2.x kernel. As a precaution, to avoid problems with my wired nic like last time...
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    MRV works between my SA and my DTivo.

    MRV works between my SA and my DTivo.
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    I've noticed since going to 8.1 that several of...

    I've noticed since going to 8.1 that several of the HMO apps, such as Yahoo Weather and Traffic don't work. I got a Cnet download last night so I know that still works.

    UPDATE: The Yahoo stuff...
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    OK, thanks for the clarification. The solution...

    OK, thanks for the clarification. The solution was obvious once I went back and reread the thread. Thanks. The superpatch ran without errors. Now to get the ethernet adapter up and running.
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    Fortunately, I don't depend on MFS FTP to...

    Fortunately, I don't depend on MFS FTP to transfer recordings between the Tivos. I just use MRV and that does not seem to be a problem...yet. I do have TWP installed on the DTivo but don't really use...
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    Ok, on the first pass through the thread I know...

    Ok, on the first pass through the thread I know and confirmed that I do have export TIVO_ROOT="" and export MFS_DEVICE=/dev/hda10 set in my author file.

    In fact, I've copied the same file over to...
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    I just figured that out and came back here to...

    I just figured that out and came back here to edit my post. Thanks guys. I'll take some time to read more.
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    I'm sorry but I do not know what you mean. Search...

    I'm sorry but I do not know what you mean. Search for this in the patched superpatch file or somewhere on the Tivo? I did not find it in the superpatch file.
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    8.1-01-2-140 support?

    Has this diff file been tested with 8.1-01-2-140? I've been able to update to each succeeding superpatch revision since v. 1.2. When I try run this on my tivo it crashes and reboots. Here is the...
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    You are missing some critical information. That's...

    You are missing some critical information. That's the problem with using prepackaged utilities to do your hacking. I'd suggest you start here. You can also read about how I did it here. I had a few...
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    You'll be in real trouble the first time...

    You'll be in real trouble the first time something breaks.
  21. I run my S2 TCD140060 with dual Seagates. Before...

    I run my S2 TCD140060 with dual Seagates. Before I bought them I remember reading a similar review at storagereview.com that commented on the higher startup power requirements of the 7200.8 series....
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    You should post this in the tivotool google group...

    You should post this in the tivotool google group discussion forum. There are few mac users here. Does the previous version work?
  23. The 3.1.5 kernel will not work with the 140060's....

    The 3.1.5 kernel will not work with the 140060's. Prior to the 7.2.2-oth-K1 kernel there was no other way to get the unit hacked with 7.x software except via monte. I ran into that problem as...
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    I tried the DirecShowDump method before I hacked...

    I tried the DirecShowDump method before I hacked my Tivos and while I got playable files they would only play in VLC. Quicktime with the MPeg2 playback component could not read them. Similarly, MPeg...
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    There is no lifetime option for Direct Tivo's....

    There is no lifetime option for Direct Tivo's. They require your subscription to DTV for them to work as DVR's. You can use them standalone to serve content to another tivo via HMO but that's it.
    ...
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    After reading Captain Video's 101 and...

    After reading Captain Video's 101 and understanding it thoroughly head over to the Tivo Community Forum and read this old thread.

    I considered going this route but the mfstools port to OSX is...
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    FYI... Unfortunately for you sending the drive...

    FYI... Unfortunately for you sending the drive back was a terrible waste of time. There is an ext2 filesystem utility that you can get on sourceforge, or from the TCF in links if you search for it,...
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    Directshow dump works but the files are not...

    Directshow dump works but the files are not usable, as of the last version I tried, in Mpeg Streamclip.
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    I'm a Mac user also, or rather I prefer Macs, but...

    I'm a Mac user also, or rather I prefer Macs, but there is no effective and reliable way to do a Tivo hack on a Mac. MFS tools was ported some time ago and I think you can still find the files on...
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    I agree. It is nice that they will continue free...

    I agree. It is nice that they will continue free service on you old lifetime unit for a year afterward but I don't see why I would not be better served keeping the lifetime where it is and having the...
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    I don't know the HR10's but I think you need to...

    I don't know the HR10's but I think you need to apply the nocso patch to descramble your shows. That will only descramble subsequent recordings. not previous recordings. For that you'd need to look...
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    you need to telnet in and go to /etc/rc.d...

    you need to telnet in and go to /etc/rc.d directory and edit the file with vi, pico, joe, or whatever and add that line to the file and then save.
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    Cheer is right. I MRV between my SA and a...

    Cheer is right. I MRV between my SA and a DirectTivo. I have no need for Tivo Desktop but it still does work.
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    What version of OSX are you running? The latest...

    What version of OSX are you running? The latest version of Tivotool requires Tiger.
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    You might try Weaknees...

    You might try Weaknees. They do sell parts. Maybe they have a board or could do a swap or repair. If the unit has a lifetime subscription it would be worth the effort and minimal cost. If not then...
  36. Patching the superpatch-674all-NutKase-1.2.tcl...

    Patching the superpatch-674all-NutKase-1.2.tcl script is fairly easy. the syntax is:
    patch -p0 <target file> <patch file> However, patching for 7.3.1 requires extra steps. You'll need to apply the...
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    I upgraded to 7.3.1-oth-01-2-140 last night and...

    I upgraded to 7.3.1-oth-01-2-140 last night and easilly patched superpatch v. 1.2. to v. 1.4 I would have just used shutterfield's diff file if I had not seen this post first. Thanks for the tip. A...
  38. I think what you are asking may fall under theft...

    I think what you are asking may fall under theft of service. I don't think you'll find anyone here willing to help you on this.
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    I find 802.11b not to be bad. When I do MRV...

    I find 802.11b not to be bad. When I do MRV transfers between my Tivos I find that after 5-10 minutes there is enough of a buffer to skip commercials through the rest of the program. Steaming or...
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    All that you are looking to do is completely...

    All that you are looking to do is completely possible with any S2 Direct Tivo box, .e.g. Hughes, RCA, Philips, etc., or Tivo Series 2 prior to Series 2.5, i.e. the night light Tivos. To get started...
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    Read this thread...

    Read this thread over at the TC forum. I believe the answer to your problem is in the first post. The Netgear MA111 v.1 should work.
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    Look at post #243 in the prism2 wireless thread....

    Look at post #243 in the prism2 wireless thread. That will show you how to unpack the files from the .tpm archive. I did this last week in a misguided effort to get wireless running on my SD...
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    Finally got MA111 v.1 working on my DTivo!

    I had not been able to devote any effort to this for some time but the begining of the solution I found was in post #243 of this thread. Once I transferred the wlan tarball over serial bash and...
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    Superpatch does by patching the tivoapp. it...

    Superpatch does by patching the tivoapp. it enables backdoors and makes the 30 second skip permanent.
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    How did you and Sith Lord accomplish that?

    How did you and Sith Lord accomplish that?
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    try pdisk.

    try pdisk.
  47. Yeah, I've seen some Lifetime sub cards on ebay....

    Yeah, I've seen some Lifetime sub cards on ebay. I think I read on pvrwire or prvoblog a few months ago that they would be applicable to the Series 3 if they were bought by or before a certain date....
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    You should have typed in tpip --swapped -s...

    You should have typed in
    tpip --swapped -s /dev/hdx for v. 1.1 or
    tpip -1 -s /dev/hdx for v. 1.2. You did not say which, if either you used so hopefully this is helpful for next time.
  49. This is not what you are asking but I would hold...

    This is not what you are asking but I would hold on to the SA, particularly since it has a lifetime sub.. I have both a DTV DVR-40 and my SA. They work well together and MRV to each other. I would...
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    No problems afterward? There is a long bug report...

    No problems afterward? There is a long bug report list over at the Tivo Community Forums. I was planning to wait for a 7.3b bugfix release. I still had not gotten it as of last night.
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    My efforts continue. I've posted below output...

    My efforts continue. I've posted below output from the messages log showing what is happening with the usb ports. I'm loading the p80211.o and prism2_usb.o modules through my rc.sysinit.author file...
  52. From what I've seen between my standalone and my...

    From what I've seen between my standalone and my Hughes SD-DRV40 there is no real difference except for the neccessity of blocking calls with fakecall.
  53. For the TCD140060 you had to use the 3.1.1c...

    For the TCD140060 you had to use the 3.1.1c kernel and monte to a killed 7.x.x kernel until the latest version of the PTV LBA48 CD came out. As I understand it the 7.2 kernel that comes on that CD...
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    Were you attempting to answer my question? In any...

    Were you attempting to answer my question? In any case, I'm not attempting to use an 11g adapter. Just plain old 11b. I believe I'm very close to resolving this so I'm trying to get my head wrapped...
  55. You set the bootpage parameter to...

    You set the bootpage parameter to upgradesoftware=false. Did you actually do the hack of your DTivo units manually or did you use the zipper script from the Tivo Community Forums. I can't imagine...
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    I might be missing something but when I tried to...

    I might be missing something but when I tried to install the wlan-ng-1.2-2.S2.tpm package the install aborted because the package was created for software version 3.1.xx. How does one go about...
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    Jamie, thanks for the reply. Loading p80211.o...

    Jamie, thanks for the reply. Loading p80211.o first did resolve the dependency errors. I have the modules loading at boot time after adding insmod statements to my rc.sysinit.author. however, that...
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    Can't get Prism2_usb.o module to load

    I have hacked my Hughes SD-DVR40 but can't get the prism2_usb.0 module to load so that my Netgear MA111 wireless adapter can get on my network. I have only enabled telnet and ftp so far. When i try...
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    Oops, I meant to say the .author file. I agree. I...

    Oops, I meant to say the .author file. I agree. I did not reread my post till now. Otherwise I would have noticed that mistake.
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    You can get your 400GB working in you Tivo with...

    You can get your 400GB working in you Tivo with mfstools. You'll need 200MB for swap. I set mine up with 512MB. When you issue the mfsrestore command:


    mfsrestore -s 127 -r 4 -zxpi...
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    Once you've telneted in to your tivo you can...

    Once you've telneted in to your tivo you can issue the following command:

    vserver &

    it sends the verserver process to the background so that when you exit your telnet session it does not kill...
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    Do you have the OSX firewall running?

    Do you have the OSX firewall running?
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    I can confirm success on both counts as well. I...

    I can confirm success on both counts as well. I am also monteing from 3.1.1c to Jamie's custom 7.2. Kernel.
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    New Software Update to 7.2.2b-oth-2-140

    It seems that I received a software update the other night but have not seen any reports of one going out. Anyone else get this yet? Anyone tried to upgrade?
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    No, I'd buy an older used Series 2 240 or 140...

    No, I'd buy an older used Series 2 240 or 140 model on ebay or craigslist for $30. Much more if it already has a lifetime subscription.
  66. I've got two 250GB Seagate 7200.8's running in my...

    I've got two 250GB Seagate 7200.8's running in my TCD140060. You should be able to do the same. You will definitely need more than 127MB for swap space with those drives. I made my swap 512MB. Just...
  67. set the CD as secondary master and put the...

    set the CD as secondary master and put the upgrade drive as secondary slave. alternatively you could disconnect your xp drive and use the upgrade drive as you primary master and boot from the cd....
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    All things being equal, back in Novermber I got a...

    All things being equal, back in Novermber I got a 240 unit on craigslist for $30 that I gave to a friend as a birthday present.
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    I have a 140. I think they are nicer despite the...

    I have a 140. I think they are nicer despite the usb 1.1 ports because they already have a bracket for two drives and presumably can run at higher temps. I monte from a 3.1.1c kernel to Jamie's...
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    That's what I did.

    That's what I did.
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    Sticky: Has anyone with a TCD140060 verified that this...

    Has anyone with a TCD140060 verified that this kernel works? I don't want to have to pull my drives again. Also, I wonder if there is any advantage to it over Jamies custom 7.2.x kernel that I...
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    This was the simplest method and worked...

    This was the simplest method and worked perfectly. No errors and ciphercheck confirms that encryption is disabled.
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    Another successful in-place upgrade completed....

    Another successful in-place upgrade completed. Thanks for condensing the other thread. Now to apply the superpatch again.
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    Jamie, is there a custom kernel for this...

    Jamie, is there a custom kernel for this procedure that would work on a TCD140060 like mine. I had to do a monte from 3.1.1c to your custom kernel or a replace_initrd'd kernel to hack my Tivo a few...
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    Hmmm, OK. Then do I leave the line set "a...

    Hmmm, OK. Then do I leave the line

    set "a patch_7_2_2_oth_K1"
    under that untouched?
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    What has to be changed in the script regarding...

    What has to be changed in the script regarding 7.2.2-oth.01? Is it simply a matter of dropping all of the references to K1? Sorry if that is a silly question but I will have only a narrow time frame...
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    I think you are right. I looked back at the...

    I think you are right. I looked back at the hinsdale guide and "bs=1024k" was specified. I could see where this could eventually cause dd to freeze due to lack of memory.
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    I used tpip --swapped -s /dev/hdx to initialize a...

    I used tpip --swapped -s /dev/hdx to initialize a 500MB swap partition on my two drive system. That is the command for tpip v1.1 found on the PTV LBA48 cd's. Version 1.2 would use tpip -1 -s /dev/hdx
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    I did a "bs=1024".

    I did a "bs=1024".
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    I believe the issue with booting up with a...

    I believe the issue with booting up with a windows drive is caused by xp or 2000 writing to the master boot record and overwriting what the Tivo OS needs to boot.
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    I wish I could delete this post. JBliss if you...

    I wish I could delete this post. JBliss if you are watching please do. Much to my relief, after another 3 connections to the Tivo service and reboots over the course of the afternoon my guide data...
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    Nice summarization, I suppose I'll probably end...

    Nice summarization, I suppose I'll probably end up doing this today because I find myself in a bind with guide data not updating.
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    Not getting guide data

    Several events have occured simultaneously and has, I believe, resulted in the current situation. Last night my Series 2 TCD140060 received the 7.2.2 update but has been prevented from upgrading by...
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    I would not use a laptop drive for a Tivo. They...

    I would not use a laptop drive for a Tivo. They are not designed for that kind of usage like a 3.5 inch drive is. I think you'll be lucky if it lasted a year at best.
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    I found the problem. Instead of running dd from...

    I found the problem. Instead of running dd from the PTVnet lba48 cd I rebooted and ran it from gentoo linux and the copy completed in just under 4 hours. I guess running from the cd required more...
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    I'm using a 200GB 7200.7 in a Hughes DirecTivo. I...

    I'm using a 200GB 7200.7 in a Hughes DirecTivo. I just upgraded the drive last week. I can hear the cooling fan so that may be masking the drive noise you are hearing. The room is also carpeted. I...
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    The Seagate 7200.7 series are whisper quiet. The...

    The Seagate 7200.7 series are whisper quiet. The 7200.8's are relatively noisy. Take another look.
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    If it's a 7200.8 series and probably 7200.9's too...

    If it's a 7200.8 series and probably 7200.9's too that is just the way it is. Seagate no longer includes acoustic management features in their drives due to a lawsuit they are involved in. Mine...
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    OK, now I'm not sure everything is OK. I stopped...

    OK, now I'm not sure everything is OK. I stopped and started the dd copy twice because I was not sure anything was happening. I started it again on Thursday and left it running all weekend at work....
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    I double-checked and noticed this time that the...

    I double-checked and noticed this time that the target drive on the second channel was in pio mode. I changed the setting in the bios to DMA, rebooted and started again. Now I can see that there is...
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    That's what I thought. The drives are on separate...

    That's what I thought. The drives are on separate channels and DMA is on so I guess I'll have to be more patient.
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    Impending drive failure

    The A drive in my Tivo occassionally starts clicking and the video on screen pixelates or stutters so I know the drive has a problem. Yesterday, I started copying it with the dd utility to a warranty...
  93. That sucks. I just notified a friend to whom I...

    That sucks. I just notified a friend to whom I gave a unit I got off of craigslist a couple of months ago. I understand that they need to generate revenue but they should have still left the lifetime...
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    The binaries are already posted in this thread....

    The binaries are already posted in this thread. go back to the beginning and look for them.
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    242 Hours? What brand is the drive you bought. I...

    242 Hours? What brand is the drive you bought. I got 309 hours from one Seagate 250GB drive.
  96. I was only referring to getting the full Tivo...

    I was only referring to getting the full Tivo service, i.e. extended guide data, without paying the monthly subscription. If you plan on keeping the unit for two years or more then paying for the...
  97. What you are asking for is impossilbe without...

    What you are asking for is impossilbe without paying and constitutes theft of service, talk of which is strictly forbidden here.
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    What is the power rating of the ups you use? I...

    What is the power rating of the ups you use? I have an APC 1400VA that I used to have my computer and monitor as well as my entire home theater system connected through. I remember one time...
  99. Read through the "7.2 no luck" thread. Literally...

    Read through the "7.2 no luck" thread. Literally everything you need to know is there.
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    Power failure shutdown via UPS?

    I've been searching for information on this and can't find anything specific so I'll just ask. Has anyone been able to use a UPS to shut a Tivo down during a power outtage?:confused
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    The Tivo is fine. I just put the hacked drives...

    The Tivo is fine. I just put the hacked drives back in it last night and no problems so far.
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    I'm on 7.2.1 and using Jamie's custom 7.2.x...

    I'm on 7.2.1 and using Jamie's custom 7.2.x kernel, which is LBA48 aware. There was no problem seeing the big drive. I'm pretty certain the OS crashed according to the log files. No big deal, I just...
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    I think my Tivo crashed!

    I applied a backup image to a new 250GB drive yesterday and copied over my hacks to it. No problems getting bash and ftp. However, I did immediately notice a problem with stuttering video and heard...
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    Hopefully you never have a greenscreen because I...

    Hopefully you never have a greenscreen because I don't believe you created a big enough swap partition for a 400GB drive. It should be 200MB for that much space. You could end up losing your...
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    I thought it was you could not expand again and...

    I thought it was you could not expand again and keep your recordings. When I was figuring out how to hack my TCD140060 I remember either mfstools, or it might have been a bootpage parameter told me...
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    I can confirm what PlainBill says. Once I...

    I can confirm what PlainBill says. Once I understood NutKase's thread I basically knew what I had to do. The problems that I ran into after that in the "7.2 no luck" thread I now believe were the...
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    That won't work. You have to monte from 3.1.1c to...

    That won't work. You have to monte from 3.1.1c to a 7.2 kernel. I would use Jamie's custom kernel posted in the "7.2 no luck" thread. It worked for me and should work for you too.
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    Yes, you are correct. Those are the parameters to...

    Yes, you are correct. Those are the parameters to set while the drive is in your PC.
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    Not yet. I am waiting for an opportune moment to...

    Not yet. I am waiting for an opportune moment to take my Tivo offline for a day so that I can backup my current drives and restore the image to two bigger drives with the hacks applied.
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    I used the weaknees interactive upgrade...

    I used the weaknees interactive upgrade instructions located here: http://tivo.upgrade-instructions.com.
  111. Thread: 7.2 no luck

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    I see what I did. I added a forward slash at the...

    I see what I did. I added a forward slash at the end of "/bin/bash". On that line. I did this:

    tnlited 23 /bin/bash/ -login &

    When it should have been this:

    tnlited 23 /bin/bash -login &
    ...
  112. Thread: 7.2 no luck

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    I am having a problem in that I can't get the...

    I am having a problem in that I can't get the bash prompt. when I try to connect I get the error message below:

    exec "/bin/bash/" failed, err = 9
    Connection closed by foreign host.

    I noticed...
  113. dd would copy the entire drive sector by sector...

    dd would copy the entire drive sector by sector so it would be an exact duplicate.
  114. Thread: 7.2 no luck

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    Success!

    Finally! I got the Tivo to boot 7.2.1 with Jamie's custom kernel last night. I don't know for sure but I wonder if there is some underlying issue with the 7.1.x software because I set up this drive...
  115. Thread: 7.2 no luck

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    My initial optimism it turns out was unwarranted....

    My initial optimism it turns out was unwarranted. I made an embarassing mistake of not setting the bootpage parameter upgradesoftare=false. So the 7.2 image upgraded to 7.2.1 and flipped the...
  116. Thread: 7.2 no luck

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    I believe that I've finally succeeded. I got busy...

    I believe that I've finally succeeded. I got busy and was not able to return to this project until tonight. Part of the problem was that I was doing some of the work here at home on a Mac OS X...
  117. Thread: 7.2 no luck

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    Unfortunately, monte'ing to your kernel did not...

    Unfortunately, monte'ing to your kernel did not work either. I got similar errors. I'll post the log later this evening or tomorrow morning. I'm prepping a drive with a 7.2.1 image on it to try next.
  118. Thread: 7.2 no luck

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    Yes, I did replace iptables. I had come across...

    Yes, I did replace iptables. I had come across that thread about a 10 days ago now. I even redid it again yesterday just to be certain. I'll try your kernel. Do I have to be running 7.2.x to use it?...
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    unix as in solaris or a linux distribution?

    unix as in solaris or a linux distribution?
  120. Thread: 7.2 no luck

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    Well, I read through both of fgoodman's...

    Well,

    I read through both of fgoodman's threads a number of times and don't see anything specific I could do except start over. However, the monte is working and I have not done anything to...
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    You could use hyperteminal in windows. I think...

    You could use hyperteminal in windows. I think you can also use Terra Term Pro, or Zterm or any other terminal program that can receive input from a serial port. I used hyperterminal, taking all of...
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    Since you have the line for the bash serial...

    Since you have the line for the bash serial console in the sysinit.author you will get output as soon as the Tivo starts booting. Provided your cable is connected and your terminal app is listening.
  123. Thread: 7.2 no luck

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    Console output. Found my cable!

    Below is the console output I dumped from the Tivo. It looks like everything is going well until TivoLauncher starts then there is a TMK fatal error:

    Starting TvLauncher
    ...
  124. Thread: 7.2 no luck

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    I'm making steady if not halting progress. The...

    I'm making steady if not halting progress. The Tivo is getting past the "Welcome. Powering up..." screen to the "Almost there. Just a few minutes more..." screen. At that point it reboots. I've got...
  125. Thread: 7.2 no luck

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    I don't know what, if anything, changed but I...

    I don't know what, if anything, changed but I finally got replace_initrd to compile from the source. I believe that I have successfully modified a copy of the 7.1b kernel taken from my backup (I...
  126. Thread: 7.2 no luck

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    I found and downloaded Jamie's custom 7.1 kernel...

    I found and downloaded Jamie's custom 7.1 kernel source so I'll go with that. I'd still like to get a compiled copy of replace_initrd if possible. I will want to use a 7.2 kernel eventually. Is there...
  127. Thread: 7.2 no luck

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    Well, I've sort of hit a dead end in that I tried...

    Well, I've sort of hit a dead end in that I tried to compile replace_initrd.c and had compilation errors on 3 different systems. Unfortunately, I don't remember enough from a C class a few years ago...
  128. Thread: 7.2 no luck

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    I just found a typo in my rc.sysinit.bogus. On...

    I just found a typo in my rc.sysinit.bogus. On the line to load kmonte.o I misnamed the module as monte.o so it read /sbin/insmod -f /monte/monte.o instead of kmonte.o. Hopefully, that was the only...
  129. Thread: 7.2 no luck

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    Chain of trust

    You are probably right. I will read up on that. It can only increase my understanding. However, after my post on the 7.1.x and 7.2.x kernels I read alldeadhomiez's thread on replace_initrd and I did...
  130. Thread: 7.2 no luck

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    Just for clarification would replace_initrd work...

    Just for clarification would replace_initrd work with the 7.1b and 7.2 kernels?
  131. Thread: 7.2 no luck

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    OK, so I looked back and actually read the...

    OK, so I looked back and actually read the replace_initrd thread. I think I understand how that works so I'll try both methods.
  132. Thread: 7.2 no luck

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    I believe that I am grasping the concepts here...

    I believe that I am grasping the concepts here but the question arises that, since I have 7.1b and 7.2.x on my original drive and backup image and current running drives respectively, why couldn't I...
  133. Thread: 7.2 no luck

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    Would the instructions provided by NutKase in...

    Would the instructions provided by NutKase in this thread http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=25743&page=14 still apply? Given that it was written in 2003 I'm assuming there may be...
  134. Thread: 7.2 no luck

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    Sam problem as Movado

    I have the same S2 Tivo, have taken the same steps, and have the exact same problem that I've been trying to work through for a week thinking that I'd been doing something wrong. I saw some refernces...
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