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  1. Normally for cameras that record in mpeg4, you...

    Normally for cameras that record in mpeg4, you would want to load the content into a non-linear editor such as final cut, edit, and then export the final product into whatever you like such as an...
  2. I recommend you narrow down your problem to a few...

    I recommend you narrow down your problem to a few problem chunks (using tychopper or dd as described many times in the past).
    It is likely that the errors you're seeing are due to broadcast errors...
  3. Hmm, p. 6-7 of that doc imply that only the 82558...

    Hmm, p. 6-7 of that doc imply that only the 82558 has a 64k limit.

    I have an 82559 as well, but on that one, the flash chip is soldered on without a socket.

    Ah well, it's all pretty obsolete...
  4. I can't remember if I did any writing on my s3,...

    I can't remember if I did any writing on my s3, but I believe it works; reading certainly does. I don't have an HD to test against so I can't say for certain for that model anyways.
  5. Impressive that you were able to patch a card...

    Impressive that you were able to patch a card that apparently couldn't handle flash >64K. I don't think most users would be able to reproduce your work in 1/2 hour :)
    Strange that your particular...
  6. Thread: grabpkg

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    PS: I just use a shell script to capture slices...

    PS: I just use a shell script to capture slices on the tivo s3; no need for a kernel module.
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    Here's the version I cobbled up when I started...

    Here's the version I cobbled up when I started this thread. I never cleaned it up as I had no takers way back when :)
    As you can see I just hacked in the sys_call_table search from embeem's code in...
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    Seems this thread is in reruns... See my post #7...

    Seems this thread is in reruns...
    See my post #7 for a description of what the eepro step does
    Post #37 for the problem I think you're having
    post #39 for the version of fboot that works with...
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    So what do you get when you read all 128k from...

    So what do you get when you read all 128k from the chip? Does the second half come out as 0xff's or a duplicate copy of the first half?
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    The eepro100 step is mandatory and must come...

    The eepro100 step is mandatory and must come first, else the memory region is left read only.

    Edit: Only closer inspection it does look like you're just having trouble after the first 64K. I...
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    My previous binary was 64 bit, here's a 32 bit...

    My previous binary was 64 bit, here's a 32 bit version (that would also work for 64 bit distros).

    I typically build 32 bit versions for the extra portability but the makefile defaults to native...
  12. Whoops, the newer code wasn't handling the file...

    Whoops, the newer code wasn't handling the file name correctly. Bug introduced with the 1.4 version. Guess you're the first person to try it after all this time. A fixed version is here:...
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    One more bug from that 1.4 cleanup... The -w...

    One more bug from that 1.4 cleanup... The -w command was broken (doh).
    Guess nobody cared to try it until now :)

    New version with fix attached.
  14. Yes, I'm aware. I fixed this after you last...

    Yes, I'm aware. I fixed this after you last mentioned that you still were having compiling trouble, but didn't cut a new release just for this one trivial item. Make is failing because the OSTYPE...
  15. A few other points besides the big performance...

    A few other points besides the big performance difference.

    With s3tots you also get to avoid some of the other ttg pitfalls: its remux to mpeg2 program stream may error out for some of you content...
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    xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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    Sure, you could write code to do that. You'd...

    Sure, you could write code to do that. You'd have to take care to handle the master chunk records that are not filled in completely while the corresponding chunk segment is still being written. ...
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    So then you have no scrambling problem as vlc...

    So then you have no scrambling problem as vlc wouldn't be descrambling for you. Looks like my advise successfully uncovered your problem area.

    Most OSX users have bootcamp or a windows machine...
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    If you're seeing beginning&end processing errors...

    If you're seeing beginning&end processing errors with projectx, but the rest of the .ts is fine, then I'd suspect problems with projectx. Why don't you verify your .ts with something more standard...
  20. I probably compiled against the 10.5 SDK and so...

    I probably compiled against the 10.5 SDK and so maybe there's a problem with it executing under 10.4. I don't have 10.4 or a ppc to test against. That is a pretty old environment. The other ppc...
  21. Thread: Compiling s3tots

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    I've fixed the source so that it cleanly compiles...

    I've fixed the source so that it cleanly compiles with current xcode.
    See version 1.4.
  22. I've updated the source to include OSX...

    I've updated the source to include OSX portability fixes.
    New version is 1.4. No new binaries since there were no functionality changes from 1.3.
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    In that sample, I can see that at chunk 5, the...

    In that sample, I can see that at chunk 5, the PTS timestamps for both the audio & video streams suddenly jump from ~417455697 to ~6864850, then proceed normally with their new values. ...
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    Yes, it looks like you and 1 other user who is...

    Yes, it looks like you and 1 other user who is this week having troubles with .zip files are the only ones still on old ppc macs. Series 2 tivos are almost as obsolete themselves; I haven't used one...
  25. You're not unpacking things right then. In the...

    You're not unpacking things right then. In the above osx .zip:

    Archive: tytompg-1.1-osx.zip
    inflating: LICENSE.txt
    creating: mac-x86/
    inflating: mac-x86/tytompg ...
  26. I'm not really around (as there's so little...

    I'm not really around (as there's so little that's new with tivo or this forum), just checking in. You can run videoredo as a trial to see if it does what you want. Yes, the idea was that tstompg...
  27. s3tots+videoredo is about as simple as it gets. ...

    s3tots+videoredo is about as simple as it gets. videoredo can edit and remove commercials I believe, so I guess I don't understand the question.
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    Works for me & others. That's not enough info to...

    Works for me & others. That's not enough info to help you any really. The patch is pretty simple you could always apply it by hand.
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    There are several posted in this very thread,...

    There are several posted in this very thread, scroll up about 6 posts
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    Last time I did on-tivo flashing I used...

    Last time I did on-tivo flashing I used homieflash, not getprom. I don't think I'd trust getprom, as tivo last used it some time around 2000 on s1 systems I believe.

    BTW, there's a newer...
  31. "Unparsable chunk: 0" means you're hitting an EOF...

    "Unparsable chunk: 0" means you're hitting an EOF situation right at the beginning. So I'd suspect the FSID you're passing in to the tsexport script is invalid (or the script is still picking up the...
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    Normally strip is used to remove the debugging...

    Normally strip is used to remove the debugging symbol tables from a binary before publishing. That'd explain the difference. You won't need those symbols since s3tots isn't known to core dump :) ...
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    Last I checked tivotool was using mplex and/or...

    Last I checked tivotool was using mplex and/or ffmpeg to remux the streams, exactly what I said doesn't work very well. Trust me, you don't want to do things that way. Or don't trust me and just...
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    I stoppped supporting just demuxing to elemental...

    I stoppped supporting just demuxing to elemental streams a long time ago, as none of the standalone multiplexers (mplex, ffmpeg) could handle remuxing after the fact with 100% a/v sync.

    You can...
  35. I've added new OSX binaries to the first post in...

    I've added new OSX binaries to the first post in tytompg-1.1-osx.zip
    tytompg is now compiled as OSX FAT binaries supporting both i386&ppc architectures.
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    I've updated the main tytompg thread with OSX FAT...

    I've updated the main tytompg thread with OSX FAT binaries (i386 & ppc), over here
    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?p=293211#post293211
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    I think I can make macos fat binaries at this...

    I think I can make macos fat binaries at this point. When I get a chance I'll give it a shot.
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    So there's apparently a problem in how tysuitej...

    So there's apparently a problem in how tysuitej is handling quoting when invoking subprocesses. Looks like it's stripping the quotes before the invocation. You just need to look at the java code to...
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    That's a normal shell interface issue. Jamie...

    That's a normal shell interface issue. Jamie explained quoting pretty well over here:

    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=293548&postcount=42
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    Great, thanks for building that. Note that...

    Great, thanks for building that.

    Note that there is a pre-compiled mips cross-compiler environment already available so you don't have to compile it yourself. That's what I've always used...
  41. My mfs-uberexport patch has been ready to go for...

    My mfs-uberexport patch has been ready to go for almost a year and a half. It's been out in the field with no bug reports. Just needs to be applied. I don't have a tivohd to do any more testing...
  42. Note that most of that 1GB is pre-allocated...

    Note that most of that 1GB is pre-allocated garbage that is a waste of time to download or store off-tivo. That explains the size discrepancy vs the output from s3tots. I posted a fix for...
  43. It looks like Ausie TY3 recordings can have 3...

    It looks like Ausie TY3 recordings can have 3 separate payload streams instead of just 2 like s3tots was assuming. This was throwing s3tots off and causing it to think the audio stream was...
  44. What diagnostics do you get from s3tots, vlc, and...

    What diagnostics do you get from s3tots, vlc, and mplayer? Does video play, audio, or neither? What if you try the s3tots arguments to limit the .ts to just audio or just video, do the individual...
  45. Ty or ty+ shouldn't make a difference for those...

    Ty or ty+ shouldn't make a difference for those tools. ty+ is better in that it includes information about your recording.tserver was for tytools. Tytools has the unfortunate combination of being...
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  47. If your machine has 64 bit mfs, I suspect you'd...

    If your machine has 64 bit mfs, I suspect you'd probably want the 64 bit version, although I'm not clear if you really need it just for extraction purposes. I don't have a 64 bit mfs to test...
  48. ThanksI would update to jamie's latest mfs-utils,...

    ThanksI would update to jamie's latest mfs-utils, and extract TY using mfs_ftp. Then use s3tots to unpack the TY into standard mpeg transport stream, no remuxing involved.
  49. Either you need to have tytompg in your path or...

    Either you need to have tytompg in your path or you need to provide the path name along with the command name. Apparently you don't have . in your path, so you'd want ./tytompg if you've cd'd into...
  50. tytompg does not care where you run it from, and...

    tytompg does not care where you run it from, and doesn't need to be registered. Yes, it is a terminal-based application.
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    Yes, homieflash can read, but not write, sst37...

    Yes, homieflash can read, but not write, sst37 chips.

    I had introduced a sizing bug in 1.4 which was causing reads of sst37 chips (which unlike the other chips, don't identify their size) to...
  52. I'm not aware of any interoperability problem...

    I'm not aware of any interoperability problem between dvdauthor & tytompg. That said, I'm not a dvdauthor user.

    Note that none of the mpeg2 that is broadcast OTA or via directv is strictly...
  53. The inhd broadcasted test patterns are pretty...

    The inhd broadcasted test patterns are pretty good if you have that recording. The patterns are 1920x1080 unlike the hdnet test patterns broadcast via directv that were only 1280x1088.
    I posted a...
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    Right. And the flash write would have been just...

    Right. And the flash write would have been just 128k (leaving the 2nd 128k all 0xff).

    Here's a new homieflash that doesn't limit the I/O to 128k. It will read&write the size based upon the chip...
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    The versions I've compiled have FLASH_SIZE set to...

    The versions I've compiled have FLASH_SIZE set to 0x20000 which is just 128k, and that puts a hard cap on the I/O.

    That forum normally represents more of a consumer fan club than tech support. ...
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    If you just use stock homieflash, then it only...

    If you just use stock homieflash, then it only reads&writes 128k with the -d and -w options, even though the flash chip or input file may be larger. So not sure why you think the 2nd 128k has a...
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    So you *were* having physical problems with the...

    So you *were* having physical problems with the address pins as I suggested. I assume your tivo hd is back up at this point.
    Would be good to know if homieflash 1.3 does successfully flash intel...
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    All the s2 prom images I've seen, and even the s1...

    All the s2 prom images I've seen, and even the s1 prom images, are over 64k in size (they fit in 128k). So I would assume those other users successfully flashed 128k with fboot.
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    Remind me again why you need a tivohd prom image?...

    Remind me again why you need a tivohd prom image? Is it this:I bet if you read all 128k of the sst37 chip with homieflash you can get a good copy.
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    I just re-tested flashing using fboot and...

    I just re-tested flashing using fboot and ibautil.
    Ibautil does in fact limit flash I/O to 64k
    Fboot (version 4.2, the one I linked to in prior post) on the other hand correctly identified the size...
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    I think your PLCC socket may be having a problem...

    I think your PLCC socket may be having a problem with the address pin representing this boundary (pin a16).
    That flash could have appeared to have succeeded as the contents of pin a16 wouldn't...
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    Those 64K parts are big enough for the e100 boot...

    Those 64K parts are big enough for the e100 boot rom program, but too small for the s3/tivoHD boot room program.
    The sst 39v020 sounds promising; I assume that's 39vf020.

    Scraping an old hacked...
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    It also works with the amd equivalents. I don't...

    It also works with the amd equivalents. I don't know why Intel chose different flash commands from the other vendors. I recommend you try my new version on your intel chip.
    Earlier threads had...
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    Here's a version of homieflash which includes...

    Here's a version of homieflash which includes commands to flash intel 28f020 chips. Untested of course as I have no such chip. Should be safe to try however.

    Write support for SST39&AMD flash...
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    ?? Are you confusing sst37 & sst39? I said, and...

    ?? Are you confusing sst37 & sst39? I said, and showed, that sst39 does work with homieflash. I said that last I tried with an sst37, 2 years ago, I couldn't flash it with homieflash. I just tried...
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    As for the intel chips, it looks like they use a...

    As for the intel chips, it looks like they use a slightly different command set to flash them; different than what homieflash is using. If you have an SST39 or an AMD flash chip (known writable by...
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    You sure? The sst37 requires 12V to program.

    You sure? The sst37 requires 12V to program.
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    Which sst chip is that?Why don't you try with the...

    Which sst chip is that?Why don't you try with the sst flash chip that fboot was able to write to. I notice the intel 28f020 spec says that it requires 6.5V to disable write protect and the e100...
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    Here are 32 bit binaries of homieflash &...

    Here are 32 bit binaries of homieflash & eepro100-diag, with source.
    For homieflash, I added the intel part IDs.
    For eepro100-diag, I made it so that when you run it with -B it'll just setup...
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    I'll just make some 32 bit binaries for you. I'd...

    I'll just make some 32 bit binaries for you. I'd recommend you ifconfig the interface down instead of trying to do the flashing with the card running "hot".
    flash id 89bd: unknown
    erasing......
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    The versions I compiled were for 64 bit linux. ...

    The versions I compiled were for 64 bit linux. My distro is fedora10 so the 64bit fedora10 live CD would exactly match my environment, but older fedora distros should be OK as well. I could make a...
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    Ok, those results you got from homieflash after...

    Ok, those results you got from homieflash after running eepro-100 aren't right.
    Remember my disclaimer that I hadn't re-tested this since 1/2007?
    I just tried it again and there was a mistake in my...
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    Right, I should have deleted that message from...

    Right, I should have deleted that message from the stub routine; it's calling the libflash code to enable flash writing on the chip. So, have you tried homieflash after running eepro100-diag?
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    It's OK for a 32 bit system; not really a...

    It's OK for a 32 bit system; not really a generally correct fix as the data type for the variable really should be off_t. The program should work either way (just a warning not a functional error)....
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    Seems like it should be part of the same thread. ...

    Seems like it should be part of the same thread. Anyways I posted a usability fix to homieflash over there, precompiled too, so you should be all set.

    Oh, and the change to libflash is as...
  76. Here is a version of homieflash that takes the...

    Here is a version of homieflash that takes the address of the expansion ROM as an argument. For example, if lspci -vv shows:
    04:01.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82557/8/9 [Ethernet Pro...
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    Oy, that's just a trivial compiler problem, and...

    Oy, that's just a trivial compiler problem, and the read-only error sounds like pilot error. Anyways, here you go, I: Grabbed newer version of eepro-diag that fixes trivial compiler problem with...
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    I never got sst37s to work on the eepro cards,...

    I never got sst37s to work on the eepro cards, just sst39s. See:
    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=274948&postcount=38

    You would need to compile homieflash & the antique eepro...
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    I've read&written sst39 proms with my...

    I've read&written sst39 proms with my modification to homieflash.
    For sst37 proms, reading works, but I think you'd have to do some hardware hacking to get the higher voltage required for flash...
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    I can't speak for others, but for me, I had no...

    I can't speak for others, but for me, I had no interest in putting in extra effort to get the changes integrated by the ffmpeg team. I converted the work over from mplex to ffmpeg to address the...
  81. troubleshooting errors

    If folks would like help debugging the errors that tytompg is reporting against their recordings, then you'll have to do some troubleshooting. Unfortunately I usually cannot tell from the error...
  82. No, as reported, the number of seconds in the...

    No, as reported, the number of seconds in the video stream is just a rough approximation. This number is often off because it assumes a simple, fixed number of fields per frame, which is often not...
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    I would be. I don't think this makes much...

    I would be. I don't think this makes much business sense, even by tivo's standards. A low-def only box introduced in 2008 to tune an ATSC standard designed for HD? ... to provide a functionality...
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    I think both availability of HD content and PVR...

    I think both availability of HD content and PVR user experience matter.

    When the hr10-250 came out, there was no optical HD content to be had, and the hr10-250 was the only pvr that could be...
  85. No, did I miss a conversation somewhere?I tried...

    No, did I miss a conversation somewhere?I tried about 10 different tweaks to make series 3 TTCB happy with my remuxed mpeg. Some changes made things better, some worse, but in many cases the...
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    Still sounds like tytotivo does exactly what you...

    Still sounds like tytotivo does exactly what you claim to be looking for. Not sure why you're opposed to it. By all means keep your .tmf as your master copies, but those files need to be converted...
  87. I've tried to keep tytompg out of the business of...

    I've tried to keep tytompg out of the business of modifying the video & audio streams, so no I'd rather not support that unless it somehow became necessary. In my experience, the line21 closed...
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    Oh my ears are burning. :) Yes, tytotivo...

    Oh my ears are burning. :)

    Yes, tytotivo sounds like exactly what Igkahn is looking for given his requirement for it to be easy and preserve the xml.

    The tmf2ty suggestion is off track as...
  89. Oh, I wish I realised you were making that...

    Oh, I wish I realised you were making that distinction before. In that case, it'd seem your player has a timer wrap bug. Just guessing, but I bet it tries to compute the recording duration by...
  90. No, I don't think you've shown that. You haven't...

    No, I don't think you've shown that. You haven't mentioned whether you're seeing symptoms of PCR wrap playback problems, have you?
    You've indicated that you're having trouble with trick play...
  91. For the first one, look like you ran into garbage...

    For the first one, look like you ran into garbage at end of recording after 14GB into your show. What is the size of the actual feature? I bet the resulting .ts has the complete movie.

    (You...
  92. I don't use ffmpeg for playback, but I just tried...

    I don't use ffmpeg for playback, but I just tried a simple ffmpeg -vcodec copy -acodec copy -i x.ts x.mpg on a .ts with a wrapped timer and ffmpeg handled it ok (and the resulting recording didn't...
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    Here is the mfs-utils change I was referring to. ...

    Here is the mfs-utils change I was referring to. With this change, s3 extraction of unscrambled recordings will only include the number of chunks actually used in a recording, instead of the number...
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    I'll defer on that to whomever wants higher...

    I'll defer on that to whomever wants higher performance levels than what one gets via a pipe.
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    Ok, you win the cave-man award for still using...

    Ok, you win the cave-man award for still using tytools with an s3. I still occasionally do things such as use a line-editor to edit files but I wouldn't brag about it :) BTW, tytools doesn't run on...
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    I did the same for this project (and also stdout...

    I did the same for this project (and also stdout support). Will update the s3tots source release to reflect this.
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    performance

    Ok, it sounds like you guys are gonna make me go benchmark this :) I only did 1 test before releasing. This was a proof of concept release, remember? Anyways, my test was on a box that was already...
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    I can't keep up with all the scattered mfs_ftp...

    I can't keep up with all the scattered mfs_ftp patches myself. As far as I know, a vanilla 1.2.9p patched with jamie's mfs_ftp.jamie_patch from mfs-utils is the only pre-requisite.
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    There is no transformation or math required. ...

    There is no transformation or math required. Complete transport stream packets are contained in the series3 TY format, it's just a matter of unbundling the extra container (and rebundling in some...
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    Extract mpeg2-ts directly from series 3

    Enclosed is a mips binary of s3tots and diffs to mfs_ftp which allow one to extract unencrypted recordings in mpeg2 .ts format directly. Ie no need to deal with extracting TY/TMF.
    The changes to...
  101. It'll do all that and more (cover art) in...

    It'll do all that and more (cover art) in conjunction with media center. Please, most every feature of the tivo can be had in hardware/software from others at this point. Lets face it, tivo has let...
  102. Thread: PROM socketing

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    Sticky: I've flashed tivo eproms with the intel e100...

    I've flashed tivo eproms with the intel e100 under linux as well. I detailed how to do this a few years back I believe. Note that older e100s have the eprom in a socket already, newer e100s have...
  103. That explains how you got to your misleading and...

    That explains how you got to your misleading and less than genuine claim that I had coded a slower solution when in fact I had not.

    It is wrong to claim that s3tots adds a disk i/o bottleneck, as...
  104. Last we "talked" I was begged to make tytompg...

    Last we "talked" I was begged to make tytompg work natively on the tivo, as your solution was way too slow and resource intensive, and tytompg worked much faster. Likewise tytompg should take less...
  105. Also, videoredo already works quite well with...

    Also, videoredo already works quite well with s3tots output (as do transport-stream aware media players).
  106. PAT&PMT tables are not included, tho the...

    PAT&PMT tables are not included, tho the equivalent info is available in more obscure places (see how s3tots gets the PIDs from the TY). The PCR certainly is included, again see s3tots.

    s3tots...
  107. In the name of history... For re-muxing of HD...

    In the name of history...

    For re-muxing of HD TY streams, my tools were the only working solution for about 3 years there. Tytools was never designed for HD, and it showed - it really was never...
  108. Had a bunch of other things come up so this went...

    Had a bunch of other things come up so this went to the back burner. Hmm, where were we? It seems everything is fine except TTCB doesn't like remuxing my .mpg back onto the tivo without occasional...
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    Turns out the case I was looking at with s1 sa...

    Turns out the case I was looking at with s1 sa recordings was just user error (audio was unexpectedly recorded in mono). From what I've seen s1 sa audio streams don't need to be run through ty1to2...
  110. I just regression tested insertion of a recording...

    I just regression tested insertion of a recording with 192kbps mpeg audio on an s3, and version 1.1 has no dropouts whereas 0.19 and 0.21 did. Seems like you're seeing the opposite which doesn't...
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    ty1to2 version 1.6

    Per request, here's a new build that adds support for s1 standalone systems. I only have 1 test stream to test against, so hopefully this is right. I didn't even realize s1 standalone recordings...
  112. I don't understand what you're asking; if it...

    I don't understand what you're asking; if it works from the command line what more are you expecting s3tots to do? Works for me:
    % s3tots 'a b c.ty'
    s3tots: Copyright (c) 2004-2008 B.C....
  113. Interesting, I didn't know TTCB with older models...

    Interesting, I didn't know TTCB with older models didn't like my muxer as well. I wonder if I broke something other than non 384kbps ac3, or is that just what you're seeing? Maybe you could compare...
  114. I've also now found some drops with some mpeg...

    I've also now found some drops with some mpeg audio recordings, upon s3 insertion. No, the mpeg audio rate has been calculated correctly all along.Here, the video frame rate is often mis-reported,...
  115. Have you seen any problems with recordings that...

    Have you seen any problems with recordings that have mpeg audio?
  116. Yes, both bitrates are exhibiting some playback...

    Yes, both bitrates are exhibiting some playback problems. ac3 audio with bitrates other than 384kbps were clearly off due to the bug I mentioned (and have fixed).

    It seems to me the s3 is being...
  117. Bingo, this info points right at the main bug. I...

    Bingo, this info points right at the main bug. I was miscalculating the bytes/sec for ac3 audio. For 48khz 384kbps, the answer was right, but for 192kbps the answer was wrong. Before last month's...
  118. Ok, I've reproduced it with ac3 audio. My...

    Ok, I've reproduced it with ac3 audio. My previous tests were mpeg, tho I had confirmed that the 80%->25% buffer level change was applicable to both audio formats.
    Shouldn't be too hard to figure...
  119. Ok, then I need a lot more info. TY2 or TY3? ...

    Ok, then I need a lot more info. TY2 or TY3? ac3 or mpeg audio? HD or SD? OTA, cablecard, or analog cable? I assume the .mpg recording plays fine with vlc?
  120. tytompg version 1.1

    I've posted a new version. The new version is more conservative with audio stream muxing. It will leave the virtual buffer less full, in order to fix playback on s3 tivos (after reinsertion).
  121. When using -s with tytompg, and you skip the...

    When using -s with tytompg, and you skip the master chunk, then you lose its ability to auto-detect the type of TY file, and it assumes s1/s2. If you're using an s3 TY file you have to add a -3...
  122. What I left out is that the s1 recording is the...

    What I left out is that the s1 recording is the only test that I had done :) The problem seems to be a general one with inserting .mpg on the s3.

    I notice that videoredo is only muxing the audio...
  123. Yes, I did mention to you in private that I was...

    Yes, I did mention to you in private that I was seeing some dropped audio upon inserting to the s3. Do you see any errors reported on your tivo? It seems to me the tivo is not allowing for enough...
  124. Well yes you can't skip so many chunks as to...

    Well yes you can't skip so many chunks as to leave your recording too short to sync up the a/v streams.

    Using -s on s3tots works, then running tstompg on the resulting ts completes successfully,...
  125. When my muxer prints a "cannot fit video" error...

    When my muxer prints a "cannot fit video" error before even reporting the video resolution, it means that it never found a video start code in the video stream. This may mean that your recording had...
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    Note that he's just using my/nova1's TY mplex...

    Note that he's just using my/nova1's TY mplex changes to do the heavy lifting (at least with respect to actually generating tivo compatible streams), and that code was released open source and is not...
  127. Thanks. For mac support I just took your...

    Thanks. For mac support I just took your commands and made them into a makefile rule:

    ifeq ($(OSTYPE),darwin)
    strip -o ../mac-x86/$@ $@
    xxd ../mac-x86/$@ | sed -e "s/ffff ffff...
  128. tytompg: Now with transport stream support, plus tstompg

    Here's a new version of tytompg that also supports series3 TY/TMF streams. Ie series 1 thru 3 are supported in a single application.
    I've also included a separate application, tstompg which can be...
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    Thanks, I hadn't noticed that lack of Tivo...

    Thanks, I hadn't noticed that lack of Tivo subscription was one of the requirements.
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    Probably not a problem then.By realtime I mean...

    Probably not a problem then.By realtime I mean streaming the content out the ethernet and playing/processing it elsewhere while the recording is actively being made. You could easily "catch up" to...
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    I don't see a technical roadblock to such a...

    I don't see a technical roadblock to such a thing, so long as you aren't making real-time a requirement.

    If you're thinking of packaging tivo hacks into a for-sale sagetv product, there may be...
  132. You would estimate the chunk number based upon...

    You would estimate the chunk number based upon the file size of your .ts file. <ts file size in bytes>/131072=# of valid chunks.
    Assuming you're working with a .ty file instead of .tmf you can use...
  133. Thread: Want tivo extender

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    In general, if this is what I was trying to do,...

    In general, if this is what I was trying to do, I'd auto-transfer a copy of the shows to a PC, convert the tivo XML to media center XML and browse the listings from media center (with My Movies...
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    I would not let the abandoned tivotool project...

    I would not let the abandoned tivotool project anywhere near my htpc (same goes for tytool and tystudio).
    There are several 10' UIs to choice from for HTPCs, prettier than tivo's IMO.
  135. So your recording has some garbaged data at this...

    So your recording has some garbaged data at this point. I've never seen this, so I wasn't sure which way to code recovery (1. linear search for next transport stream packet, 2. assume next transport...
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    You've ruled out a lot of solutions there. One...

    You've ruled out a lot of solutions there. One remaining possibility would be MRV, where you trick your boxes into thinking they have valid authorized MRV certificates. I don't believe anyone has...
  137. Scratch that, I was thinking program stream not...

    Scratch that, I was thinking program stream not transport stream for a moment.
    Anyways, I've updated s3tots so that the error reporting distinguishes between a wrapped timer and one that has...
  138. new version - 1.1

    The new version of s3tots clarifies the recently mentioned warning about PCRs, fixes a problem in auto-detection of PIDs from TY streams, and cleans up visual studio compilation.
  139. Well that error may mean that the broadcaster...

    Well that error may mean that the broadcaster reset their clock, or it might mean that there is a transmission error in your recording, or it may simply be the timestamp wrapping around harmlessly. ...
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    With media center's "My DVD" feature, once you've...

    With media center's "My DVD" feature, once you've configured it in "Gallery" mode, it picks up cover art, description, author info, etc. from the internet automatically. Works on every dvd I've...
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    The starting premise for this thread was a huge...

    The starting premise for this thread was a huge collection of ripped dvds. For me, anything that doesn't allow browsing of cover art & descriptions for such a collection would be a non-starter. ...
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    How to you browse DVD cover art&descriptions? ...

    How to you browse DVD cover art&descriptions? That's part of the minimum requirements for me in an HTPC.
  143. There's a minefield of known bugs in those utils,...

    There's a minefield of known bugs in those utils, and I'd expect TY extraction to give you corrupted recordings if you're using stuff that's older than jamie's mfs-utils changes.
  144. Great, but you might want to really figure out...

    Great, but you might want to really figure out what is going wrong with your TY extractions before going ahead and extracting ~200 recordings as TMF.I didn't quite parse that. tytompg shouldn't fail...
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    Yes there are tons of choices better than tivo...

    Yes there are tons of choices better than tivo including a bunch of hardware based media players.
    I recommended MCE as the original post said he had a huge collection of DVDs, and MCE's 'My DVD'...
  146. Windows media player does not know how to play...

    Windows media player does not know how to play back TY without a codec. So I assume you installed tyshow at some point to achieve playback. I assume the stuttering occurs at the same part of the TY...
  147. There's no need to do such a thing for tytompg...

    There's no need to do such a thing for tytompg these days. tytompg reads .tmf directly. So one can simply type: tytompg file.tmf and the output is file.mpg.
  148. For the garbage chunk error, check the file size...

    For the garbage chunk error, check the file size of your .ty. That'll give you an indication as to whether or not these garbage chunks are at end of file. If they are, the problem may be that you...
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    With my ffmpeg changes you can (usually) convert...

    With my ffmpeg changes you can (usually) convert DVD .vob files to .ty and then insert the content as recordings. But you'll lose all DVD navigation controls, etc.

    Windows media center has a much...
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    Yes, now you're getting to the root of the...

    Yes, now you're getting to the root of the problem I think. Apple needs to support developers for developers to be able to support Apple. Instead it seems they've just done the bare minimum to...
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