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  1. I'm cool with the title, but I've got 1/2 screen...

    I'm cool with the title, but I've got 1/2 screen available for the menu items... :)

    centered is cool, but it's centered on the left 1/2...

    chop, chop... ;)


    -- yep, still me... :)

    digi
  2. Well, first off, let me say, "Damn! you wonder...

    Well, first off, let me say, "Damn! you wonder off for a couple of months and BAM!!!! you miss all the fun..." :)

    Josh, The progress you've made over the last 3 or 4 months on your tools is...
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    now, now... I didn't intend to boil anyone's...

    now, now... I didn't intend to boil anyone's blood...

    This just happens to be a very sore spot (quite the touchy subject) in reguards to this software in particlar... hence the "diabolical"...
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    protodep, There are threads upon threads and...

    protodep,

    There are threads upon threads and posts upon posts regarding this dioblical subject... perhaps it would be better for you to read through those debates (I use that term loosely),...
  5. if all you want to do it test for heat problems,...

    if all you want to do it test for heat problems, simply running it on the preview channel will do the trick...

    The DTiVo is always recording. Iin fact when viewing a show on the DTiVo, you see it...
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    ***disclaimer*** I don't use it much, myself......

    ***disclaimer***
    I don't use it much, myself... So, I could be way off here...
    *** end disclaimer ***

    But it would seem to me that if you mark the specific shows with the "thumbs down" then it...
  7. cool. It's nice to know I'm not the only one...

    cool.

    It's nice to know I'm not the only one seeing it...

    I've just been playing tag with jdiner the last week or so. He wanted to telnet to my box to see the output...
  8. No, I get the whole "Now Showing" list, but the...

    No, I get the whole "Now Showing" list, but the first thing out is a <166> tag.

    I posted the complete output a couple pages back...


    -
  9. I still get the tag... am I maybe...

    I still get the <166> tag...


    am I maybe running the wrong version of NowShowing?



    P.S. by the way, I still get my now showing list, I just get that error message when I refresh the list...
  10. uhhh... that is the entire output from...

    uhhh... that is the entire output from NowShowing.tcl
  11. Re: Re: any idea what this is?

    Sorry, I was away from my computer for the last couple of days.

    there is no output to stderr, but I'm including the data from stdout.

    The <166> is right at the beginning of the output.
  12. any idea what this is?

    Any idea what this error is with the new release?
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    that's easy... 1. SVCD resolution (480x480)...

    that's easy...

    1. SVCD resolution (480x480) instead of DVD (720x480) - 2/3 the resolution of DVD allows the ability to spend more bandwidth on motion. besides a standard tv can't really display...
  14. or advantage... :D anyhow... we're debating...

    or advantage... :D

    anyhow... we're debating semantics here, not technical merits...

    so...


    UNCLE :) hehe
  15. Well, it's one thing to say that it's not...

    Well,

    it's one thing to say that it's not "mpeg2"; it's another thing altogether to say it's not "mpeg2 standards compliant."

    and technically speaking, since there is absolutely no mention (as...
  16. to say that it doesn't "allow for it" would be...

    to say that it doesn't "allow for it" would be too strong of a statement... :) more like "didn't expect it" :D

    if the standards didn't allow for it then the mpeg decoder chips in our dtv ird's...
  17. Ahhh, no... DirecTV IS mpeg2... It's just a...

    Ahhh, no...

    DirecTV IS mpeg2... It's just a slightly misbehaved mpeg2... :)

    Mainly because of the variable frame rate, but mpeg2 none-the-less...

    Most of the multiplexers seem to get...
  18. or wait with bated breath until jdiner gets the...

    or wait with bated breath until jdiner gets the muxing features integrated into vsplit...

    :)
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    just curious... do timestamp1 and timestamp2...

    just curious...

    do timestamp1 and timestamp2 have to be GOP boundaries?

    if not, does it round to the nearest, or what?
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    Um, I'm not a lawyer or anything remotely...

    Um, I'm not a lawyer or anything remotely resembling one...

    but It's my understanding that the DMCA states it is illegal to distribute sw that is specifically designed to circumvent other...
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    Snoopy, You know, if you would read more than...

    Snoopy,

    You know, if you would read more than just that last page of a thread when you visited the forum, you might get the whole picture every now and then...

    go to the thread titled "MUX'ing,...
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    sorry for the rant. But, working in the...

    sorry for the rant.

    But, working in the software industry, I have experienced that imaginary deadlines, rushed products to market, and the ever present "I would buy, but I need this feature..."...
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    Don't you really mean, "I'm too impatient to wait...

    Don't you really mean, "I'm too impatient to wait for you already established high standards for quality assurance, so please take the 1000 chunk limit out..."


    Damn people, jdiner has stated on...
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    Hey Olaf, rather than cluttering up the muxing...

    Hey Olaf, rather than cluttering up the muxing thread with questions relating to the breakdown of the TyStream, I suggest you do a couple searches.

    You'll find about 6 very huge threads that date...
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    Re: Helping hand

    Complain about the features that he hasn't implemented yet and the platforms he doesn't support yet...

    He loves that... ;)

    that reminds me... Hey Josh, when you gonna add support for the RCA...
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    here's a little fyi for those of you who don't...

    here's a little fyi for those of you who don't want to deal with the debug output... especially if a 1 hour clip produces 14 million lines of output...

    rather than redirecting output to...
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    Any reason why you can't mux it as is? The HW...

    Any reason why you can't mux it as is?

    The HW mpeg decoders (DVD players, DTV, and TiVo) don't have a problem with VFR. Heck, even SpruceUp handles it with no problem (once you get around the...
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    Actually, the next episode, "Jaynestown," was not...

    Actually, the next episode, "Jaynestown," was not aired anywhere last night.

    You can check the Firefly website... they even posted a log entry:



    It's scheduled to be aired next Friday...
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    BTW, Was anyone else PO'd that FOX decided...

    BTW,

    Was anyone else PO'd that FOX decided that MLB was more important than Firefly tonight?
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    I've got it in SVCD mpeg2 format... pulled it...

    I've got it in SVCD mpeg2 format...

    pulled it off of a newsgroup... commercials cut out and everything...

    Some guy (SD-6) posts most of the good scifi stuff... It's about 60 15MB rar files... ...
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    Well, the good news is... if it's just the...

    Well, the good news is...

    if it's just the logic board, then the data is still in tact... If you can find another logic board, you should be in good shape...

    :)
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    Uhhh... NOT exactly what I would term......

    Uhhh... NOT exactly what I would term... Hilarious...


    The kitchen on fire story, though... now that's hilarious... :)
  33. you can also download it from a news group in...

    you can also download it from a news group in SVCD MPEG2 format...

    check www.newzbin.com for a newsgroup that has it...
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    I'm not aware of any + drives that will burn -RAM...

    I'm not aware of any + drives that will burn -RAM discs, but I think that there are some -R drives that do.

    But, why would you want to? On the DVD-Video front, there are no DVD players that can...
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    LA-LA-LA -- I can't hear you... (I'm trying...

    LA-LA-LA -- I can't hear you...

    (I'm trying to forget that I heard about this, since I just bought my DVD+RW about 2 months ago)


    :)
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    As for the burner of choice... This depends...

    As for the burner of choice...

    This depends greatly on your DVD player and how much you want to spend.

    Most players can read DVD-R discs. I've read reports of around 85% of all players. So,...
  37. are the tivo and dvd both connected to the tv...

    are the tivo and dvd both connected to the tv through the same type of connection (composite/svideo/component video)?

    if not, then you are not comparing apples to apples... Ok, well, maybe...
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    To heck with the source... I WANT A PONY!!! :)

    To heck with the source... I WANT A PONY!!! :)
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    Re: BeSweetv

    help...

    just an FYI, if you go to the doom9 website, you will find more how-to's and guides than you could imagine... ;)
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    Don't transcode the video. Just upsample the...

    Don't transcode the video. Just upsample the audio. You can use TMPGEnc to do this (choose Audio-Only). But, I recommend BeSweet. You can pick up a copy at doom9.org (the tool is command line,...
  41. to be completely honest, I have no idea which...

    to be completely honest, I have no idea which one(s) I use.

    I believe I use elecard to view mpeg2 files in media player. But I have so many video tools installed right now, I'm not sure what uses...
  42. well, I can offer 2 things... I have my the...

    well, I can offer 2 things...

    I have my the original zip of 2.55.38.142 that I can post, or I can rezip my 2.54.37.135 directory. It's not the original zip though... can't find that file.
  43. I wasn't aware 2.54 came with an installer. ...

    I wasn't aware 2.54 came with an installer.

    the copy I dl'd from http://www.tmpgenc.net a while back was just a zip file that you unzipped and you had to create your own shortcut...
  44. a link to dl spruceup can be found here...

    a link to dl spruceup can be found here (www.vcdhelp.com) (along with a guide)

    as for burning dvd's, spruce up doesn't support very many drives, but you can use it to "compile" the dvd image,...
  45. IIRC, the mediaswitch handles the...

    IIRC, the mediaswitch handles the encryption/decryption...


    since it's chip based, there's no telling
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    Re: m2v and TMPEnc

    The "cannot open or unsupported format" error shows up when you attempt to load an MPEG2 file (the m2v files from vsplit) into a TMPGEnc project if you do not have a MPEG2 codec installed.

    This...
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    WooHoo!!! :D

    WooHoo!!!

    :D
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    Poti is correct on this one. Ins 40's and Ins...

    Poti is correct on this one.

    Ins 40's and Ins 42's are very similar packets as far as structure goes... So similar in fact, that I usually can't recall which is which unless I'm actively working...
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    nevermind... not as funny as I thought...

    nevermind... not as funny as I thought...
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    I believe he is referring to this...

    I believe he is referring to this thread.

    If I interpreted the thread correctly, TheDoctor is trying to import a Ty stream into a new replay system. In the process, he's written a conversion tool...
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    30 SECONDS!!! ??? You've got to be kidding?!!?...

    30 SECONDS!!! ???

    You've got to be kidding?!!? you get back to work... and we don't want to hear another word from you until you've impacted performance by at least 5 minutes!!!

    ;)

    :p
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    Uhhh... If you transferred the Upgrade file,...

    Uhhh... If you transferred the Upgrade file, then gzipped and cpio'd it, then the "upgrade files" were installed to where they should have been...

    what are you looking for?
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    But I need the buggy source code... That way,...

    But I need the buggy source code...

    That way, when I add my changes and they don't work...

    I can blame it all on you... ;)

    hehe
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    strange... I commented out the ServiceState 5...

    strange...

    I commented out the ServiceState 5 line and added a ServiceState 1 line and that didn't work.

    But, I copied fixsub.tcl to unsub.tcl and changed the ServiceState 5 to ServiceState 1...
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    that'll help me narrow the search... thanks

    that'll help me narrow the search...


    thanks
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    But, if we can tell the system that it has a...

    But, if we can tell the system that it has a lifetime sub, we should be able to tell the system that it hs never been subscribed...

    right?
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    so the state that is stored in the mfs is not...

    so the state that is stored in the mfs is not reported to tivo when the call occurs?

    basically, I want to hook up the phone line for a week or so to allow the machine to call in to update my...
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    How to UNDO fixsub???

    Does anyone know how to undo fixsub?

    I've tried setting the ServiceState to several different values, but the System Information Screen continues to report a lifetime sub...

    any ideas?

    thanks
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    I am brain dead... I have a couple thoughts on...

    I am brain dead...

    I have a couple thoughts on why your path might be null...

    check a couple things for me...

    post the contents of these files:
    /.bashrc
    /.profile
    /hack/root/.bashrc
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    it should look similar to this: bash-2.02#...

    it should look similar to this:


    bash-2.02# echo $PATH
    /bin:/sbin:/tvbin:/devbin:/tivo-bin/:/tivoweb-tcl:/root/bin:.
    bash-2.02#


    note mine doesn't have the tvlib dir in the path, but then...
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    One additional suggestion... I hate to make...

    One additional suggestion...

    I hate to make it, but it helped me out when I first started in the *nix realm...

    Unix for Dummies... actually I believe they have several Linux for Dummies...
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    On a unix machine you always have to give the...

    On a unix machine you always have to give the destination also..
    so you would need to do the following to copy the file...


    cp /floppy/rc.sysinit /4/etc/rc.d


    oops nevermind... looks like...
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    The simplest solution here would be to edit the...

    The simplest solution here would be to edit the "Channels I receive" preferences... No real need to mess with anything on the bash prompt, just use the tivo preferences menus.
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    Mikell808, Just to state the obvious here... ...

    Mikell808,

    Just to state the obvious here... You need to reboot after editing the rc.sysinit file.

    And, If it still doesn't work, type 'echo $PATH' (without the tick marks) at the bash prompt...
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    in fact you wouldn't see any benefit from a 7200...

    in fact you wouldn't see any benefit from a 7200 drive either. even a 5400 rpm drive is faster than what ships in the dtivo...

    unfortunately, you just end up with more heat... :(
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    It's not clear from your post whether or not you...

    It's not clear from your post whether or not you read through the entire ty extraction thread (all 100+ pages in 3 threads), but if you didn't check out my post here that summarizes how to get a mpeg...
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    It's easy... the board owner said he doesn't...

    It's easy...

    the board owner said he doesn't want irc channels posted here, so...

    Out of respect for the man that lets us all hang out here...

    WE DON'T DO IT!!! :mad:
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    some of this might be redundant info... but here...

    some of this might be redundant info... but here goes anyhow.

    This has worked for me
    Setup:
    25Xtreme or TiVoLater
    25Upgrade
    noscramble.o (or GhostCoder's kernel hack)
    install mfs_stream from...
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    ooo, ooo!!! I dunno... maybe the sensor...

    ooo, ooo!!! I dunno...

    maybe the sensor doesn't work correctly...
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    ooo, ooo!!! I can answer this one!!! :) 2...

    ooo, ooo!!! I can answer this one!!! :)

    2 additional main chips (STi5505's)
    2 LNB Tuners (I think that's what you call them... the silver boxes that the dish plugs into) these puppies get...
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    oh sure, now you suggest that... AFTER I close...

    oh sure, now you suggest that... AFTER I close the tivo back up... ;) lol
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    just in case...

    Just in case any of you were thinking of trying the Delta AFB0612EH (a.k.a. the infamous Delta Black Label) fan...

    for sale here: NewEgg

    Specs here: Delta (AFB0612EH-B)

    This puppy works...
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    Okay... First, just to clear up the issue with...

    Okay...

    First, just to clear up the issue with the "use the search" and "read, read, read" replies... The main reason why you see these is b/c for many, it's easier to ask the question then it is...
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    Uh... JDiner, I still want my pony!!!! :)

    Uh...

    JDiner, I still want my pony!!!!


    :)
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    My bad... my apologies... I missed the h card...

    My bad... my apologies... I missed the h card reference.
    :)
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    It's Vadim's board. And, if Vadim doesn't want...

    It's Vadim's board. And, if Vadim doesn't want details posted on his board about DTV theft, then we won't post details about DTV theft on his board... Nuff said
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    1. This subject matter is not allowed here. ...

    1. This subject matter is not allowed here.

    2. Mikell808, your information is relative to an H card, not HU.
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    Well... let's recapped this subject over the last...

    Well... let's recapped this subject over the last week, shall we???

    Mikell808 on 5/1 @ 11:01am: ? about mounting read only
    BB on 5/1 @ 11:18am: answer to question and explaination
    M on 5/1 @...
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    I haven't read through the entire page, but...

    I haven't read through the entire page, but here's a start...
    http://www.doom9.org/dvd-structure.htm
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    I am no tcl expert... In fact, I can barely read...

    I am no tcl expert... In fact, I can barely read the language... ;)

    but, in looking through some of the tcl scripts, it appears that in order to make a system call, you need to use the exec...
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    On a related topic... I've hardwired my fan to...

    On a related topic...

    I've hardwired my fan to always run. So, does anyone know of any ill effects in removing the fan.o, therm.o, and fancontrol calls from rc.sysinit?

    thanks
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    Short answer: yes Long answer: The tivo...

    Short answer: yes

    Long answer:
    The tivo loads 3 files:

    /lib/modules/fan.o
    /lib/modules/therm.o
    fancontrol

    I have found that fancontrol will shutdown the tivo if it cannot talk to the...
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    So, here's a question...

    What the heck is a TyStream? :)

    T = TiVo
    y = ?
    Stream = duh...



    note: this is a language derivation question. If someone proceeds to tell me what a TyStream is, I'll...
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    which file does this go into? I'm finally...

    which file does this go into?

    I'm finally getting around to upgrading my 2.0 box, but I am not certain where this patch belongs?

    thanks,
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    I dunno... :( I finally broke down a little...

    I dunno... :(

    I finally broke down a little while ago and popped the hood...

    Pulled the drive, booted in my pc (with a dbd cd).

    I mounted the drive and renamed the /lib.test directory back...
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    That's what I thought, but I get this kind of...

    That's what I thought, but I get this kind of error... with or without that export

    bash: /bin/mv: No such file or directory
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    OK, so I'm a moron... See, I was testing......

    OK, so I'm a moron...

    See, I was testing... a.k.a. "not thinking" ... :(

    I renamed /lib to /lib.test

    Of course, this broke everything... I have use of ls, export, set... even cd...(the...
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    Uh, I have no idea... works on my D'Tivo... :D

    Uh, I have no idea... works on my D'Tivo... :D
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    http://tivo.samba.org/download/mbm/bin/

    http://tivo.samba.org/download/mbm/bin/
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    or, just use the tivo binary of tar: tar -czvf...

    or, just use the tivo binary of tar:

    tar -czvf mytarfile.tgz /source_dir
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    Re: Bitrates

    you never will see a pattern... when using VBR, MPEG, whether it be mpeg2 video or MP3 audio, is set for a specific "QUALITY" rating, not size rating.

    What this means, in simple terms (the only...
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    GA == "General Availability" our release...

    GA == "General Availability"

    our release process looks something like this...

    1. dev test
    2. debug
    3. alpha
    4. beta
    5. gold media (the physical media that product is duplicated from)...
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    ALPHA!!!??? I thought you were going Beta this...

    ALPHA!!!???

    I thought you were going Beta this time...

    Slacker!

    :D


    JDiner... the only SW Engineer that release GA code as alpha... You're standards are too high... you'll never make it...
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    doesn't 2.5.1 encrypt the video? Or, is that...

    doesn't 2.5.1 encrypt the video? Or, is that just on the DTiVo's? Or, does the same descramble.o work on the SA's?
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    Ok, can we bring this back on topic? This...

    Ok, can we bring this back on topic?

    This thread is large enough discussing the extraction tool(s)...

    Move the "help me" stuff to another thread please...


    P.S. I don't mean to be a d**k, I...
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    no, really... I got this from a solid source......

    no, really... I got this from a solid source...

    My friend's uncle's aunt's nephew's niece's cousin from Argentina knows this guys "Bob" who has a brother... who's ex-wife is now married to the...
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    Re: Inhale, Exhale. ;)

    Very valid point...

    I was going to initially respond that it would probably boil down to bandwidth availability, but a 1/2 second more thought and I realized that there probably isn't much...
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    Re: Re: Re: Re: possible scenario...

    Josh,

    hey, you know me... I'm just a sounding board... :)
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    YOU sir are NOT right in the head... :) roflmao

    YOU sir are NOT right in the head... :)

    roflmao
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    Re: Re: possible scenario...

    hmmm...

    I'm thinking you need to be a little more forward-thinking...

    I grabbed Comedy-Central out of the air... But it is very feasible, that any and/or all of the stations that do have...
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    And I heard that when you're not looking the new...

    And I heard that when you're not looking the new P4's will run around your house and install fibre-optic cameras so Dave can see who's hacking and who's not...

    :rolleyes:
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    that's what I figured... :)

    that's what I figured... :)
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    possible scenario...

    jdiner,

    I don't know if any clips exist like this, but I can forsee the possibility of it occurring... so, how will your new proposal handle this scenario...

    Say Comedy Central decides to run...
  104. I believe that these channels actually show up as...

    I believe that these channels actually show up as "events" rather than "PPV's" similar to sporting events. For some reason the tivo won't actually record the purchase in advance on "events"
    ...
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    unfortunately the dtivo is at it's max memory for...

    unfortunately the dtivo is at it's max memory for the PPC uProcessor. But, even if it weren't, there isn't a larger capacity, pin compatible memory chip to the ones installed.

    The blank memory...
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    I just want to sit back, throw out unqualified...

    I just want to sit back, throw out unqualified statements, and whine until you give me an mpegs file that I can burn to CDR to create a SVCD...

    :)




    okay, it's late, and I'm being...
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    how hires do you want? I've got a 3 megapixel...

    how hires do you want?

    I've got a 3 megapixel camera...

    :)
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    newegg has a Toshiba DVD-RAM drive for $270......

    newegg has a Toshiba DVD-RAM drive for $270... but dvd-ram is probably that rogue standard that won't play in a dvd player... I can't remember... dvd-ram, dvd-r, dvd+r
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    I used a nibbling tool and cut out a hole on the...

    I used a nibbling tool and cut out a hole on the back panel above the phone jack for a rj45 keystone jack. I took an old cat5 patch cable, cut it down to about 18 inches and ran that from the nic to...
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    This is awesome...

    But, don't forget...

    many still want to be able to create SVCD's...

    Not all of us own DVD burners... :)
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    So, I had a thought...

    I know, scary, isn't it... :)

    It might be advantageous to find out how much work the CS22 chip is doing. By deduction:
    {total work to play AV clip} = {work done by 'myworld'} + {work done by...
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    Ok, knock it off!!!

    Alright guys... stop cluttering this thread with the me-to's...

    You donated. Great. Goody for you. I hope it helps you sleep.


    P.S. don't clutter the thread with flames either... If you...
  113. Happy Reading...

    Here's the scoop, some of the scoop, and nothing but the scoop (and some other stuff)...

    Dtivo Video Extraction thread
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    Re: helpful muxing information??

    Not a member... :(

    Can't read it... :(
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    Just a reminder...

    don't forget that the DTV mpeg stream uses variable Bit Rate (VBR) encoding. This may or may not effect lots of stuff... Remuxing - do all the tools support VBR?, PTS calculations, etc...

    (just...
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    any idea what those jibberish symbols are that...

    any idea what those jibberish symbols are that seem to be covering all the important formulas in the 13181-1 doc? (the one from wotsit.org)

    I can't read the darn formulas... (hmmm, maybe that's...
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    Okay, I'm probably talking out of my rear here......

    Okay, I'm probably talking out of my rear here... but, hey, that's never stopped me before... :)

    maybe we're (ok you, I'm not actually doing anything :) ) going about this the wrong way...

    -...
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    you can do the stacker/unstacker solution... but...

    you can do the stacker/unstacker solution... but it costs a lot...

    Here's what 9th tee offers: http://www.9thtee.com/dssstuff.htm
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    Ahhh, I knew someone with more a/v knowledge...

    Ahhh, I knew someone with more a/v knowledge would have a better explaination than mine... :)

    Either way, I was really just trying to say that the warped image is be expected on some players and...
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    Something you folks may not know about video... ...

    Something you folks may not know about video...

    pixels on a PC are square, so 480 X 480 will be a square image.
    pixels on a TV are rectangular, so 480 X 480 will yeild a 4 X 3 image...

    This...
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    Re: Can remux the files with Moonlight Xmuxer

    Dude, it looks like they have a few awesome tools at that site... I can't wait to start playing with them...

    thanks for the link Howard...
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    not completely off topic, but...

    Can anyone tell me what the term "TyStream" is derived from?

    thanks...


    :)
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    I believe that the key is to get a raw dump of...

    I believe that the key is to get a raw dump of the tystream from the disk. Jdiner, correct me if I'm wrong here...

    once you have the raw dump, jdiner's vsplit will create a video file and an...
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    DW, don't feed the trolls... they come back...

    DW, don't feed the trolls...

    they come back looking for more when you do... :)
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    just to clarify...

    Taran,

    Just to clarify... I'm only continuing this debate with you because there is a good probability that someone will read this thread, decide to go out and buy the emu that you suggested, and...
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    Re: Except

    I have a 3rd gen ird with an internal emu. I use a max201 chip. The difference here is that the 201 requires a +10 to +13v input. (It doesn't have a voltage doubler, just the inverter). This is...
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    yes, but the one thing you have absolutely zero...

    yes, but the one thing you have absolutely zero control over is the stream. There will always be factors out of your control. There is only one way to duplicate the exact same setup for 2 tests: ...
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    yes, but the point of my post was that there are...

    yes, but the point of my post was that there are too many factors involved for anyone to post a "here's the solution" thread...
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    Uh, guys... There are too many factors involved...

    Uh, guys... There are too many factors involved in determining the cause of an IVAC.

    What may work for one person, may not work for another...

    1st off, there is basically only 1 circuit in use...
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    yeah, I've been a member there for years...

    yeah, I've been a member there for years...
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    Re: Dangerous...

    Spoil Sport!!! :p

    No, seriously JJ, thanks for the reminder...

    I'm on too many boards these days, I forget where I'm at some times... :)
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    Theoretically, it is possible to change the tier...

    Theoretically, it is possible to change the tier number for a given channel before sending the packet to the CAM...

    BUT It wouldn't produce a valid decrypt key...

    maybe I can clear this up by...
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    Actually, production costs are quite low. ...

    Actually, production costs are quite low. Probably less than $10/card... (I don't know the actual pricing)

    But the development costs are a different story...

    I don't know what misato is...
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    Now, for a slightly larger picture...

    A receiver, whether it by a D'TiVo or not, has several modules:

    1. the tuner. this picks up the signal from the dish and "tunes" to a specific frequency, voltage, and a couple other variables to...
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    No. Yes. No. and NO...

    It has everything to do with encryption. The video stream is encrypted at dtv. It must be decrypted by the ird before the mpeg chip can produce a video output.

    This is correct.

    The "signal"...
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    Hey! don't go blowin' my theories out of the...

    Hey! don't go blowin' my theories out of the water like that!!! :(


    hehe ;)
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    my guess is that it is a guide-byte setting. ...

    my guess is that it is a guide-byte setting.

    therefore, if you're scheduled to get a replacement card, then the channel is active.

    otherwise, it's not.
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    The vast majority of their website (including the...

    The vast majority of their website (including the online channel guide) is down, also....

    hmmm...
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    Back then, all my money went to either my...

    Back then, all my money went to either my girlfriend (now my wife) or gaming...

    Now, all my money goes to either my wife or hacking... :)
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    Ahhh! Another ShadowRun player...

    Ahhh! Another ShadowRun player... Long live the decker... Death to the MegaCorps...

    I'll grab my deck and meet you at Dante's...



    Let's see how many RPG'ers I can pull out of the wood-works...
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    :D oh yeah, well, so!

    :D

    oh yeah, well, so!
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    Let's not start a "my machine is better than your...

    Let's not start a "my machine is better than your machine" debate here...

    To each his own...
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    Uh, why do you think you need to run VPC? Uh,...

    Uh, why do you think you need to run VPC?

    Uh, the DB-9 port on a PC [b]IS[b] a RS-232 port. It just uses a different plug than what the Mac uses.

    The trick is making a serial cable with the...
  144. I believe (correct me if I'm wrong), that this is...

    I believe (correct me if I'm wrong), that this is actually a feature of the new APG. Any 5th gen receiver is capable of displaying an "Info" icon during commercials or what-not. When you see the...
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    alpha, kewl...

    alpha,

    kewl...
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    maybe this will help...

    http://pvrhack.sonnik.com/tivo/d18c7db/

    check the rebuild from scratch link on the left side...
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    what's the vmlinux.px? Is that the ppc...

    what's the vmlinux.px? Is that the ppc equivalent to vmlinuz? (compressed kernel)
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    Well, I'm pretty sure the tivo won't try to...

    Well, I'm pretty sure the tivo won't try to expand to the new drive. If it did that automatically, then there would be no need for tools like blesstivo, etc...

    Other than that, you asking...
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    I'm not certain of the details, but I do know...

    I'm not certain of the details, but I do know that there is a specific configuration on DBD and 25Xtreme that enable byte swapping for hdb, hdc, & hdd but disable it for hda...
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    Well, it's not quite that simple... 1st off,...

    Well, it's not quite that simple...

    1st off, are you trying to mount the drive in the TiVo?
    if so, I believe that you will have issues with byte-swapping and partition layout (pc vs. apple...
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