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    The USB is the Time Warner Tuner adapter. I've...

    The USB is the Time Warner Tuner adapter. I've unplugged it for a few iterations as well as the cable. Didn't seem to budge.

    So I had an idea of taking software update manually (I was on 11.0j at...
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    S3 stuck in reboot loop

    Hello,

    Yesterday my Tivo (TCD648250b) acted up, it starting throwing error message #86 when I would tried to record something. I restarted it and now it's stuck in reboot loop. I ran the SMART...
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    Thanks, all is working.

    Thanks, all is working.
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    Awesome. Thanks. I just updated to 11j, and...

    Awesome. Thanks.

    I just updated to 11j, and saw the pause ads, those indeed are annoying. All patches seem to be working but 30sec skip. Maybe I'm forgetting something, but is it the same...
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    What are the nopause and nopromos patches? Are...

    What are the nopause and nopromos patches? Are promos those annoying ads that come up in the upper right corner? I'm still on one of the first 11 versions, so I'm assuming nopause was for something...
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    tivo4mevo, #3. I have a hacked unit (series 3,...

    tivo4mevo,

    #3. I have a hacked unit (series 3, running Jamie's kernel "Gen05-netopt-ext3.tar.bz2". I have a 1.5TB hard-drive, but the last partition is only showing 1.2ish TB. Can you send me in...
  7. bump - changed the title to "ts to mp4(h.264) -...

    bump - changed the title to "ts to mp4(h.264) - audio out of sync"
  8. ts to mp4(h.264) - audio out of sync

    Hello,

    I'm having difficulties converting my HD recordings to mp4(h.264) format. The final result always has the video out of sync with audio.

    Here is what I do.
    1. Convert ty or ty+ to ts...
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    Thanks for clearing things up. I do have a more...

    Thanks for clearing things up. I do have a more specific question. If a channel I tune to is coded "0◊03" - "the content can be recorded and viewed for 90 minutes after transmission, and is not...
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    I'm a little confused about CCI patch. My s3...

    I'm a little confused about CCI patch. My s3 tivo, tivoapp is patched with nocso and I've been able to grab all of my recordings (mostly sports) with mfs_ftp and converting ty to ts with s3tots. ...
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    I went with the serial bash method to run e2fsck....

    I went with the serial bash method to run e2fsck. It found 6 orphaned tivoapps. I have 192mb free space now. hahaha. And it asked if I want to fix "summary" I said yes, a whole bunch of numbers ran...
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    Got it. Thank you for the help, I will try to fix...

    Got it. Thank you for the help, I will try to fix things tonight.
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    Thank you for the help. I think I got...

    Thank you for the help.
    I think I got everything except for why do I need to source the orig rc.sysinit? Wouldn't that send the init process into the original boot sequence and cause a reboot?
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    Oh brother, hehe. Quite a Gordian knot here. Ok,...

    Oh brother, hehe. Quite a Gordian knot here. Ok, so you mentioned this "you can alter rc.sysinit to boot to a bare bash on the serial port and cleanup there."
    How do I do that without causing a...
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    There just isn't enough room, even if I get rid...

    There just isn't enough room, even if I get rid of my /hacks folder that's only 8MB and nothing else is big enough that would matter. I noticed this problem a while back, there should be enough room...
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    Thank you. You're right I can't mount ro, / is...

    Thank you.
    You're right I can't mount ro, / is busy. Shoot. So I guess I'm pulling the drive? Is that my only option?
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    Tivoapp is gone and out of HD space

    Hello,

    I screwed up my Tivo. I wanted to change my buffers to two hours using bufferhack.tcl, which I used before to set it to 1 hour. I noticed that the backup in the script was failing...
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    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t...

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=51740&page=29
    I asked similar question at post #435.
  19. Got it, Thanks for the info.

    Got it, Thanks for the info.
  20. Got it. Thanks. Does tytompg or/and s3tots work...

    Got it. Thanks.
    Does tytompg or/and s3tots work better with ty or ty+ files?
    Also, is there a reason why you didn't recommend tserver? Does it serve with (more) errors?
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    Got it, Thanks, I will differently try the dead...

    Got it, Thanks, I will differently try the dead channel tip.
    50mbps is still fast, I mean I'm happy with it. I can extract a 1.5 hour HD recording in 20 minutes. On my s2 set up a recording of...
  22. FS: Series 2.5 - socketed - 160GB - other

    The time has come for me to sell my first Tivo. All of the S3 costs have put me under budget. :)

    It's a Series 2.5 unit - TCD5400040
    Includes:
    * Socketed by me about 3 years ago.
    * Hacked...
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    I'm getting about 50mbps with...

    I'm getting about 50mbps with vmlinux-Gen05-netopt-ext3 kernel.
    Both with using patched mfs_ftp.tcl or tserver.
    Jamie you mention that you achieved speeds of 90mbps, based on netpref numbers. Are...
  24. Thank you for sharing. The latest Jamie's...

    Thank you for sharing.

    The latest Jamie's mfs-utils that I see are the 64bit tar, but that doesn't have mfs_ftp. Or is 'mfs-utils_bin.mips-20050604.tar.bz2' considered the latest?
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    Is the tserver in mfs-utils.64.tar.bz2 different...

    Is the tserver in mfs-utils.64.tar.bz2 different from the on in TyTool10r4 (TSERVER_Series2_MIPS folder)?
    I see people talking about a 64bit version of tserver (for S3) and was wondering if this is...
  26. For S3, I'm using tserver (from TyTool 10r4) to...

    For S3, I'm using tserver (from TyTool 10r4) to extract and lastest tytompg to convert to mpeg. So far so good.

    What is your suggested extraction method for S3?

    Btw, Thank you for tytompg....
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    Sweet. Will do. Thank you for a quick response...

    Sweet. Will do.
    Thank you for a quick response and of course the actual kernels.
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    Will the lastest builts...

    Will the lastest builts ("Gen05-netopt-ext3...kernels built from the 9.4.1 tivo kernel sources") work with v11 software?


    So does bcmenet.o go to /lib/modules/ or /platform/lib/modules ?
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    heh, ok no more thread hijack. That worked btw....

    heh, ok no more thread hijack.
    That worked btw. Thanks.
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    Sorry, don't mean to thread hijack, but didn't...

    Sorry, don't mean to thread hijack, but didn't want to start another thread with similar name.
    I just got a S3(648250) used tivo. Activated, works good, but the version is still in the 8's. I'm...
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    Got the DIY PROM Kit and Series3 Serial Jack....

    Got the DIY PROM Kit and Series3 Serial Jack. Fast ship. The cable looks sweet and the little sticker is a plus. Thank you.
    EDIT: prom works like a charm
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    Got it. Thx.

    Got it. Thx.
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    There is no ls that works with series 3? Or just...

    There is no ls that works with series 3? Or just at that time of the install 'ls' was not in the path or not even ftp'ed over yet???


    from...
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    I think I found the setting. It's called "SATA...

    I think I found the setting. It's called "SATA Configuration: Compatible" in my bios.

    Anyways, I booted and got 3 error msgs for each of the hard drives. I tried mounting the flash drive like...
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    Looks like I have two: Intel(R) ICH9 2 port...

    Looks like I have two:
    Intel(R) ICH9 2 port Serial ATA Storage Controller 2 - 2926 &
    Intel(R) ICH9 4 port Serial ATA Storage Controller 1 - 2920

    Here is a file with my dmesg, maybe you can...
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    I just did that on /dev/sda, /dev/sdb, /dev/hda/,...

    I just did that on /dev/sda, /dev/sdb, /dev/hda/, /dev/hdb. All returned nothing except for my CDROM, which was hda.

    This sucks, it's like the drives are not being recognized at all.
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    MFSLive - Sata - Mount

    Ok, I don't get it (I'm lost)

    I just got the MSFLive 1.3b bootdisk and wanted to play around with it before I buy S3.

    Anyways, I've never mounted Sata drives before and I've read to use...
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    I see, Thx ciper.

    I see, Thx ciper.
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    Got it. Thank you. *** So can I just buy a...

    Got it. Thank you.
    ***
    So can I just buy a hacked PROM chip for s3. Like the one I bought for my S2 after I soldered the socket? Is it the same chip?
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    I only update my S2 when needed. Usually once a...

    I only update my S2 when needed. Usually once a year when the tv guide stops coming, pending an update. Can this be done with S3? Or does s3 require frequent updates.

    Also how do you guys know...
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    If I remember correctly, I thought we had to use...

    If I remember correctly, I thought we had to use Superpatch for s2 to remove encryption.
    But I too want to know, what do you have to do to remove encryption on s3. Has it been defeated yet?
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    My bad, in 'interactive how to' there was an...

    My bad, in 'interactive how to' there was an option "Are you moving this software from one TiVo to another", I've never used it, but thought it was for a case just like this. :(
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    Using TySuiteJ: I downloaded the ty file and...

    Using TySuiteJ:

    I downloaded the ty file and still can't convert using tytompg or tytools.

    But (and this is really pissing me off :D), TySuiteJ will convert when I use the MPG button, (MPEG...
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    Well there you go, if you just want a bigger HD. ...

    Well there you go, if you just want a bigger HD. Get 540 and just use the instructions I posted from "Interactive TiVo Upgrade Instructions".
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    Narf, I though you don't need a PROM if you just...

    Narf, I though you don't need a PROM if you just want to swap for a bigger HD???


    Also, here is a site (Interactive TiVo Upgrade Instructions) to help with the HD swap.
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    I installed mfs_ftp and retrieved the ty file...

    I installed mfs_ftp and retrieved the ty file with an ftp through port 3105.
    I tried to mux it with tytools and tytompg.exe, but I get the same results. First few frames get muxed and the rest...
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    Will do. I've re uploaded a new tserver file,...

    Will do. I've re uploaded a new tserver file, just because I'm paranoid and thought that it was damaged, but no dice.
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    You may be right. Because I CAN get the ty file...

    You may be right. Because I CAN get the ty file using tytools, but tytools will not mux it, also tytompeg will not mux the file, I get weird msgs(attached).

    Could tserver file be damaged. I'll...
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    Am I really the only person with this problem? If...

    Am I really the only person with this problem? If someone experienced this, please shed some light on this.

    Last night I've manually updated using ScanMan's instructions.
    From: 7.3.1 -...
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    I can download the whole file in tystream mode. ...

    I can download the whole file in tystream mode.

    But when I try to convert ty to mpeg using multiplex mode. It only converts a very small portion, a few mega bytes.

    Debug keeps spitting out...
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    TyTools Stopped pulling whole file (just 2-3mb) chunk, Plz Help.

    I've never had this problem till today.

    If I record something new, it plays back fine on Tivo, but when I pull the file with tytools10r4, I see that it downloaded (for example) 200mb, but only...
  52. Hmm, thank you, looks like a deal. Anyone know...

    Hmm, thank you, looks like a deal. Anyone know what's the warranty on Maxtors.
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    Slingbox, oops. hehe. I'm the one that spelled...

    Slingbox, oops. hehe. I'm the one that spelled "upgradesoftware=flase" and was wondering why my tivo kept screwing up. If a mod could change my title to slingbox that would be cool. So I'm not...
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    Make Tivo into Slingbox.

    Hello,

    I would like to stream my house tv feed to internet, so I can watch stuff from home at work.

    Is there any development that allows Tivo to work like a slingbox, stream as you record/view....
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    This worked for my 7.3.1-oth-01-2-540. Once...

    This worked for my 7.3.1-oth-01-2-540. Once again, Thanks everyone.
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    I did my update, minus the superpatch on 7.3.1. ...

    I did my update, minus the superpatch on 7.3.1.

    Does anyone else notice a significant slow down. My tivo now takes up to 5 seconds to respond in some cases, like hitting the guide button. When I...
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    ScanMan, Thank you for the info. The last...

    ScanMan,

    Thank you for the info.

    The last note confused me.

    Right now I have a 'replaced kernel' on my /dev/hda3 partition. So when I get to step five. Can I run

    dd if=/dev/hda3...
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    Im stuck on step 5. I used replace_initrd...

    Im stuck on step 5. I used replace_initrd (originaly), I compiled the code on my linux(mandrake) box and ran the binary from it onto mounted at the time tivo HD.

    Now I'm trying to run the...
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    I just read through Scanmans instruction. I'll do...

    I just read through Scanmans instruction. I'll do it, but not today.
    What is the default buffer, 30mins? I guess I never used a default one, I hacked that mother from day one. hehehe. I'm...
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    Like always, you guys are a big help. Thanks...

    Like always, you guys are a big help. Thanks everyone.



    Narf,
    Can I do this every few weeks, or only once?


    rayik, thanks for posting scanman's instructions.
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    Yes, I have upgradesoftware=false. If thats my...

    Yes, I have upgradesoftware=false. If thats my problem, I'll do some reading tomorrow. Thank you.
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    tivo service interrupted

    I have 540-0001 (7.2.2 - oth.01-2-540), with the netgear FA120 adapter.

    All of the sudden I'm getting this message 'tivo service interrupted (message #100), whenever I try anything on Tivo.
    ...
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    I only have problems when converting mpeg2 to...

    I only have problems when converting mpeg2 to divx. When I play mpeg2 it runs fine. So when I try to convert with vdub-mpeg2 or regular vdub using 'DGIndex/avisynth script' method, my audio gets...
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    I'm still playing with the concept that eff20see...

    I'm still playing with the concept that eff20see mentioned.

    I was also PMed about a program from this website http://www.videoredo.com/.

    I just take my mpeg2 and run it through videoredo and it...
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    With GSpot in 'test' section, I see that the...

    With GSpot in 'test' section, I see that the video is opened with elecard's demuxer and the video and audio are insync there.

    So I assume Elecards MPEG2 Demuxer is the good one.


    Now how do...
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    Thank you for the info, so I'm not the only one. ...

    Thank you for the info, so I'm not the only one. I will try playing with it some more since you shined some light on this.

    ***

    About that sound issue, I cut out a small clip and up'ed it to...
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    hmmm, wierd, I'll cut a small piece of the video...

    hmmm, wierd, I'll cut a small piece of the video and post it somewhere, when I get home.
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    Na dont worry about it, you make a good point. ...

    Na dont worry about it, you make a good point. I'll stick with mpeg2, but will still research the wonders of mpeg4.

    What I noticed over the weekend is that even when I run an already compressed...
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    just in case if you need to shutdown your...

    just in case if you need to shutdown your mfs_ftp, I found this:

    1. shutdown any previous version of mfs_ftp running on the tivo
    Example:
    ps -ax will list all processes
    kill 2745 will kill...
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    I did a celebration dance when I got my stuff...

    I did a celebration dance when I got my stuff working. :D
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    cd to /var/hack then chmod 755 tserver ..so...

    cd to /var/hack
    then chmod 755 tserver

    ..so from the root it would be
    cd /var/hack
    chmod 755 tserver
    ...then try running tserver
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    Point taken.

    Point taken.
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    You're right that this IS a hobby and more than...

    You're right that this IS a hobby and more than anything 'why I'm doing it' is just because I want to learn how.

    You make a good point about leaving the source as mpeg2, and I will do that when...
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    Fred, Source is being mpeg or ty file off my...

    Fred,

    Source is being mpeg or ty file off my TCD540 tivo.

    Why to MPEG4, I don't know, its just a common format that I thought I'd convert it to and if I need to save a movie clip, game or a...
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    Preview shows the audio of out sync with video.

    Preview shows the audio of out sync with video.
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    LoadPlugin("C:\pathto\dgdecode.dll")...

    LoadPlugin("C:\pathto\dgdecode.dll")
    LoadPlugin("C:\pathto\mpasource.dll")

    V = mpeg2source("C:\pathto\fileName.d2v")
    A = MPASource("C:\pathto\fileName T01 DELAY 80ms.mpa", normalize = false)...
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    Cheer mentioned this earlier and I completely...

    Cheer mentioned this earlier and I completely forgot about it.


    I ran DGIndex and got a d2v and mpa files.

    To create a avisynth script I do the following, but how do I add the mpa audio file...
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    I don't think its overclocked. Although I did...

    I don't think its overclocked. Although I did mess with the bios a bit because my PC kept running at slower frequency when set to auto. I'll check it out.

    Meanwhile, I did someting that...
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    Just got MFS_FTP working. And I get the same...

    Just got MFS_FTP working. And I get the same problem. Agh... Audio gets out of sync, the further you get into the show.

    I got the ty file via MFS_FTP. Then I split it with Tytools10r4. The...
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    Thanks for the info and a quick reply.

    Thanks for the info and a quick reply.
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    Ethernet /w R10

    Hello,

    I bought my buddy and me an FA120 Netgear eithernet adapter.

    I have TCD540 / v7.2.2 and it worked prefectly for me. Pluged it in and it auto configed. Didn't even have to do anything. ...
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    Eithernet /w R10

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    Fill audio holes is when you split a ty. 99%...

    Fill audio holes is when you split a ty. 99% sure about that. So you get it in ty, then use tytools on your PC's HD and split it into a vid and audio.
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    *slaps himself* Mine says flase not...

    *slaps himself*





    Mine says flase not false. Everybody point and laugh. :o
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    Just took her apart, took the tivo's HD and put...

    Just took her apart, took the tivo's HD and put it into my pc. Booted it with the ptvlba48-4.02.iso. First thing I did was mount and ran bootpage. The bootpage root shows 7 when the old was 4. So...
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    I used this burned iso -> ptvlba48-4.02.iso. ...

    I used this burned iso -> ptvlba48-4.02.iso.
    And I didn't change my PROM pw. What are my options? This time I want the update to stay off. LOL.
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    Somebody help. Something unholy just happened. ...

    Somebody help. Something unholy just happened. Can't connect to my tivo. Can't conntect with tytools, telnet and not getting bash with serial cable.

    My version now says 7.2.2b-oth-01-2-540. ...
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    Do you have any idea why when I open d2v file...

    Do you have any idea why when I open d2v file with VirtualDub, it tells me that it doesn't recoginze the file type. Is that what I'm suppose to do after I run dvd2avi; open it with virutalDub, right?
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    Not burned out yet, hehe. Just annoyed with...

    Not burned out yet, hehe. Just annoyed with this. Eh. I'll give this a try, thanks.
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    Thanks. I'll do some reading and get this...

    Thanks. I'll do some reading and get this running, hopefuly this week.
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    That's what I can't figure out either. But good...

    That's what I can't figure out either. But good call on mfs_ftp. I will try to get that working next.


    EDIT: The link for s2 binaries is removed. :eek:...
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    Great thx, cause I'm about to stab myself.

    Great thx, cause I'm about to stab myself.
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    "patch audio holes" - is always checked. "patch...

    "patch audio holes" - is always checked.
    "patch AC3 holes" - I have tried, both checked and uncheck. But the default always resets to unchecked, when I start tytools. wierd.

    Here is a txt of...
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    Tried that, didn't work. I don't know if its...

    Tried that, didn't work. I don't know if its just my Tivo, Vdub or I'm retarded.
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    I'm not sure, I've tried every possible variation...

    I'm not sure, I've tried every possible variation in settings (I think) in tytools. This is really frustrating. Could you please list your options when you get the tystream.

    I've tried AutoGK as...
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    I've split the tystream to a m2v and mpa file. ...

    I've split the tystream to a m2v and mpa file. While doing so tytools seemed to fill audio holes, (I attached the output file). Then I muxed the two files together with TMPGEnc or tmpeg. I get...
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    Ok, I got the file in tystream. Did that. Now,...

    Ok, I got the file in tystream. Did that. Now, is 'splitting (demuxing)' in tytools is that 'File -> Process: -> Split Multiplex File(s) ??? I dont see demuxing as an option. And if I do that I get...
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    hmmmmm audio was still out of sync with auto...

    hmmmmm audio was still out of sync with auto gordian
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    thx, just checked out AutoGK, looks pretty nice...

    thx, just checked out AutoGK, looks pretty nice and simple. If you dont mind sharing what do you use Xvid or Divx. And what do you set your 'Target quality in percentage' to? Thanks again.
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    using VDub-MPEG2, audio out of sync.

    ORIGINAL:
    I was wondering if anyone has tried this and ran into the same issue as I and have a solution.

    I'm using tytools10r4 in 'multiplex mode' to pull the videos from the tivo onto my PC. ...
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    ppl seem to favor tcd240***. Even if that means...

    ppl seem to favor tcd240***. Even if that means overpaying a little on ebay. Make sure to ask the seller if the tivo has been hacked or not.
  102. TCD240's might be a little harder to get on ebay,...

    TCD240's might be a little harder to get on ebay, unless you are willing to fork over $60-$80 plus shiping. At least that's what I noticed. I think it's less of a headache to get a TCD540, Prom mod...
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    I think he did it through FTP, not telnet.

    I think he did it through FTP, not telnet.
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    are you sure you are using umount and not unmount...

    are you sure you are using umount and not unmount as you stated previously
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    oh no, do you have your serial bash setup?

    oh no, do you have your serial bash setup?
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    try: dmesg | grep -i hd[abcd]

    try:

    dmesg | grep -i hd[abcd]
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    I have 7.2.2-oth.01-2-540 and the above worked...

    I have 7.2.2-oth.01-2-540 and the above worked for me. Thanks for your work and time.
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    Sweet!!! I got a promt. It says 'bash-2.02#'. ...

    Sweet!!! I got a promt. It says 'bash-2.02#'. I'm invoking bash prompt with setsid in the rc.sysint.author, so if that ran, that means my kernel was successfuly replaced right?

    When I replaced...
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    Ha, I knew that me keeping my old mandrake 8.1...

    Ha, I knew that me keeping my old mandrake 8.1 cds would pay off. :p

    Thanks for the DD instructions, I've seen the instructions of putting the kernel back on HD, but not from the drive. It...
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    Since I'm not Linux savvy, I don't feel...

    Since I'm not Linux savvy, I don't feel comfortable moving the kernel. So a week back I compiled replace_initrd.c and put null-linuxrc.img.gz on my flash drive. I can mount the flash drive and and...
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    LOL :D Thanks guys. I'll be trying to get a...

    LOL :D Thanks guys. I'll be trying to get a bash prompt this weekend. I got my plan layed out, just need time now.
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    Today I replaced my Tivo's 40 Gig HD with a 160...

    Today I replaced my Tivo's 40 Gig HD with a 160 Gig seagate. Everthing went well, but I have a question. :D

    I thought only after having a replaced or hacked kernel that I will be able to see...
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    Ahhh... That's why there are a million symlinks. ...

    Ahhh... That's why there are a million symlinks. Cool Thanks.
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    scanman, Since you already included...

    scanman,

    Since you already included /var/hacks in your path: 'export PATH=$PATH:/var/hacks', can't you just invoke tivoftpd /wout using the full path '/var/hacks/tivoftpd'. Isn't that the whole...
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    Makes sence. I guess I was confused because I...

    Makes sence. I guess I was confused because I can't find 'tnlited' binary. Is it already integraded with TiVo's linux? Or do I have to find it and move it there? I see telnet in AlphaWolf's...
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    Here is the GraphEdit method...

    Here is the GraphEdit method. Pretty simple but requires a xmuxer that isn't cheap.

    Is DRM, an acronym for some kind of encryption?
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    Whats the difference btw letting tytools...

    Whats the difference btw letting tytools converting .ty files and downloading .tivo files with Tivo Desktop and using the GraphEdit method?
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    I think this might be a stupid question, but...

    I think this might be a stupid question, but anyways...

    Why in everyone's rc.sysinit.author, everyone invokes telnet by running 'tnlited'.

    Is there a difference btw alphawolf's tivotools...
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    ocntscha, thanks for the help. I have found a few...

    ocntscha, thanks for the help. I have found a few other threads of yours that helped previously. Anyways, as soon as I find a decent deal on a HD and get a netgear fa120, I'll try to make this...
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    Does that setup the size of the window, when I...

    Does that setup the size of the window, when I use the hyperterminal?
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    I found the source code, it's in C. I assume I...

    I found the source code, it's in C. I assume I can just gcc with either cgywin or my older linux box.

    After neutring my kernel with replace_intrd, I dont need to run this:


    bootpage -P...
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    Gotcha, thx for the tip.

    Gotcha, thx for the tip.
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    Someone should be contacting you shortly. Check...

    Someone should be contacting you shortly. Check your PM.
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    Installed Prom

    YAY ME!!! Removed the old PROM, put on the socket, removing the bridges /btw the points was a real pain in the rear, took me an hour. Total job took about 4 off and on. I was trying to watch 24 and...
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    Thanks, indeed this is the first "how to" I read.

    Thanks, indeed this is the first "how to" I read.
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    So I put my /hacks dir with goodies somewhere...

    So I put my /hacks dir with goodies somewhere else than in /var and include that dir in the path. Right off the bat, i see that Mfs_FTP installation tells me to transfer mfs_ftp.tar to /var in the...
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    Can someone confirm if I got this right so far: ...

    Can someone confirm if I got this right so far:

    Since I'm useing version 2.5. I have to use:

    bootpage -P "root=/dev/hda# dsscon=true console=1,115000 upgradesoftware=false" -C /dev/hdX
    ...
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    This answers a lot of questions, thank you, I was...

    This answers a lot of questions, thank you, I was going nuts here. Now I'm going to reseach "replace_initrd" of which PlainBill was talking about.
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    Thank you all, you have been very helpful. ...

    Thank you all, you have been very helpful.

    Scanman, I actualy saw you post before, but lost it, thank you for putting it here. I will use PTV cd.




    Scanman, you said that boopage will...
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    My goal is to have a networked TiVo, with a...

    My goal is to have a networked TiVo, with a running FTP server.
    As mentioned before I have TCD540040, 7.2.1-oth-01-2-540 .

    Here is the rough draft outline:

    * Socket PROM chip.
    *...
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    You can get LBA48 CD here...

    You can get LBA48 CD here.
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    The interactive website is great. Thanks again. ...

    The interactive website is great. Thanks again.

    I decided to stick with my TCD540040, os (7.2.1-oth-01-2-540) and do the PROM myself. I soldered a few times before,but by any means, I dont think...
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    I've read Hinsales's How-to...

    I've read Hinsales's How-to a few times, and I'm a little confused, maybe someone can help me out again.


    In step 7, we make an image of "current software version, channel lineup, guide data,...
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    thanks, i knew it was something that simple. ...

    thanks, i knew it was something that simple. That's why I couldn't find it.
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    I'm getting a prom and socket to hack my...

    I'm getting a prom and socket to hack my TCD540040.

    How can I tell what version of os my TiVo is. Is there table somewhere, or do I have to look for it on TiVo's HD.
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    Sticky: Where did you get the PROM kit and how much was...

    Where did you get the PROM kit and how much was it. I got the cursed TCD540040. Agh.... :(



    EDIT: Git er done!!! I did mine today, and I didn't get burnt once.
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    Thank you for clearing that up for me. I...

    Thank you for clearing that up for me.



    I apologize that I was so short in my description. It's just that tcd240 is what Iím planning to buy and Iím just trying to get ahead, so when I do get...
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    I worked for Sears in Loss Prevention. We used...

    I worked for Sears in Loss Prevention. We used one of the first TiVo's to record our CCTV output. It worked out great. I'm not sure how will the digital recording will hold up in court if you...
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    Thanks for the link fantmn, I think I'll get the...

    Thanks for the link fantmn, I think I'll get the ptvupdate if I give up doing it myself.
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    First of all thanks, for a quick reponse. I...

    First of all thanks, for a quick reponse.

    I have a box with Mandrake 8.1 from 2001. I hope it works. BTW it is a TCD240 model.


    By this do you mean I have to get a hold of the kernels that...
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    Please help a Noob.

    After a few days of reading 'How to...' and other tutorials, I still have a few very simple 'starting out' questions, that I think are so simple that I can't find them in the forum.

    Q1: Can I do...
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