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    YHBT

    YHBT
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    I certainly hope you took heed of Mr. Bott's...

    I certainly hope you took heed of Mr. Bott's friendly advice to search for a minimal root partition in the Series 2 forum.
  3. Your question is valid but you are adding a...

    Your question is valid but you are adding a condition ("you can't get BASH to work on anything post 3.1") that insinuates that you are making it into a catch-22.

    You are correct in stating that...
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    Sounds like the WET11 (or your access point?) is...

    Sounds like the WET11 (or your access point?) is routing / NATing instead of simply bridging. Do you see any options that let you turn that off? (Are you sure the web interface comes from the WET11...
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    Hmm, let me think about that. OH, maybe it's...

    Hmm, let me think about that. OH, maybe it's because most of your questions about what programs do or do not affect the file format could be answered by looking at it in a hex editor?

    Tell me...
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    Most devices with a heatsink attach one of the...

    Most devices with a heatsink attach one of the component's leads to the sink for various reasons. Often these leads are connected to ground, but apparently in this case the lead in question is...
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    The filesystem (/mnt/dos) is read-only. You can...

    The filesystem (/mnt/dos) is read-only. You can verify this by looking for the entry in /proc/mounts and seeing if it says "ro" or "rw". In some oddball cases you may need to specify "-o rw" as an...
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    Missing solder is not impossible to fix. PM...

    Missing solder is not impossible to fix. PM kraven and he will send you a quote.
  9. Actually I attribute it more to the "fanboy...

    Actually I attribute it more to the "fanboy effect." For an example, visit the fine site http://www.tivocommunity.com/ . Tivo is more of a religion than a product over there (for no particularly...
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    Is there any reason why you can't look at the...

    Is there any reason why you can't look at the file in a hex editor, answer your own questions, and (maybe) post the answers here?

    Check out the link in my sig about dependency. Sheesh, you'd...
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    Actually, you're in luck. rmmod is just a...

    Actually, you're in luck. rmmod is just a symlink to insmod. And since you can find noscramble.o with little difficulty on this forum, you are all set to restore your unit to working order.

    (I...
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    Re: still having trouble

    What happened when you swapped mainboards? (Did this cause one or both units to fail?)

    What happened when you swapped power supplies? (Did this cause one or both units to fail?)

    What happened...
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    Your TiVo hard drive is an amazing piece of...

    Your TiVo hard drive is an amazing piece of rewritable storage technology. (No, it's not OTP or anything like that.) Why don't you restore rmmod and noscramble, and see if that fixes the problem?
    ...
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    Is the port open? Is something listening on the...

    Is the port open? Is something listening on the port? Is tnlited running? Has iptables been used to set firewall rules? Use your problem solving skills. Finding out the reason why you can't...
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    You can clearly see where the new software is...

    You can clearly see where the new software is unpacked and installed in rc.sysinit and the scripts that it invokes. Follow the program logic and you will be able to tell what a particular change...
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    Readers will be forced to assume that the...

    Readers will be forced to assume that the difficulties are your fault, if you are unwilling to state exactly how Orbitz wronged you. Is that what you want?

    You didn't go and ask them for the...
  17. Why are you creating a chicken-and-egg problem...

    Why are you creating a chicken-and-egg problem that doesn't really exist?

    You boot any signed, BASH_ENV vulnerable kernel+initrd and then run monte to chain-load an unsigned kernel (with or...
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    Yes. You run the tcl file from the command line....

    Yes. You run the tcl file from the command line.

    Read the man page for cpio if you need to extract a cpio file.

    Search the forum for dos2unix.
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    It changes some stuff in MFS. Look at the...

    It changes some stuff in MFS.

    Look at the script, it is open sores so the code is all right there. Don't be afraid.
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    Don't forget to close the thread, m8. :)

    Don't forget to close the thread, m8. :)
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    Nice to know. Post it on your own server and see...

    Nice to know. Post it on your own server and see how long it takes before you get a letter.

    I don't know why people are so slow on the uptake lately, but satellite providers are not playing games...
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    Re: Orbitz sucks

    Talk to me.. what's the matter son?

    --Dr. David
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    Re: Do's and Don'ts with HDVR2

    Corollary: if at all possible, install a drive activity light or an ide drive cage with an activity light. With a very small amount of practice this will allow you to see how far along the boot...
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    Try rc.sysinit instead.

    Try rc.sysinit instead.
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    Yes, DIRECTV sells a hack for this. It is only...

    Yes, DIRECTV sells a hack for this. It is only $4.99/month for as many units as you need. http://www.directv.com/
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    No. You will get an error 51. Even if you used...

    No. You will get an error 51. Even if you used noscramble.
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    Right. Try removing "MFS" from your search...

    Right. Try removing "MFS" from your search queries as the TiVo filesystem has nothing to do with what you are looking for.
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    Re: getting a shock from a series 2...

    I measured the big silver heatsink once and it was at about 80VAC. Is there anything near it that might be touching when the case is closed?

    Have you disconnected everything except the power cord...
  29. I stand corrected. Guys, don't use hda15 as your...

    I stand corrected. Guys, don't use hda15 as your jerkoff kernel partition if you want your box to boot. Thanks Muscle.
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    There is no ancillary data of any sort on this...

    There is no ancillary data of any sort on this type of information, so you will have no problem treating it as a fixed size stream and storing it however you choose before it is written out. It is a...
  31. Thank you for your unique insights, Mr. B.M. We...

    Thank you for your unique insights, Mr. B.M. We feel honored to bask in your presence here at DealDatabase and look forward to many more insightful posts from your account.



    No. The tivo...
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    You may pay for several cards that are all...

    You may pay for several cards that are all married to the same IRD, but there is no good reason to do so.
  33. Don't get me wrong - I have the utmost respect...

    Don't get me wrong - I have the utmost respect for what you've done on these units. monte has enabled some very interesting hacks on some users' boxes that would have been a lot more difficult...
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    Take a look at the install script in this thread:...

    Take a look at the install script in this thread:

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=25219

    The chain loader is not included but it is trivial (pretty similar to the...
  35. But why exactly would you need the 2-kernel monte...

    But why exactly would you need the 2-kernel monte on an HDVR2, if the 3.1.0 kernel is identical to the (very BASH_ENV capable) 3.1u5 kernel? Certainly you could just use the 3.1u5 kernel+initrd...
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    1) Dude, post a freakin diagram or something. ...

    1) Dude, post a freakin diagram or something. Your wiring description is impossible to follow.

    2) If you are only feeding two leads into any multiswitch, you will not get the 119 signal out of...
  37. So this is kind of like the scene where Dorothy...

    So this is kind of like the scene where Dorothy wakes up and discovers that she didn't even need to find the Wizard to get back to Kansas.

    How many of you hosers were still running 3.1u5 because...
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    Your best bet is to stick with software that can...

    Your best bet is to stick with software that can sleep forever and get paged out to swap while you're not using it. Overhead is minimal for such a process.

    What you want to avoid are programs...
  39. Your TiVo connects to the TiVo servers to get...

    Your TiVo connects to the TiVo servers to get guide data. You might be able to find a way to trick them into giving you guide data without a valid subscription, but do you really want to deal with...
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    Re: DSR6000R 3.1 to XTR2.5

    Xtreme2.5 will reflash the prom the first time it boots. There is nothing keeping him from installing a new drive loaded with Xtreme2.5.

    --Dave
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    Re: Do I or Don't I need the -s 127 option ...

    The -s option increases your swap space so that the "green screen" code can handle >=140 gigs of space. If you ever expect to add a lot of storage to the unit in the future, it would make your life...
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    Season passes are stored in MFS. If you have...

    Season passes are stored in MFS. If you have tivoweb installed you can take a look at the structure like so (replace 'tivo' with your tivo's IP):

    http://tivo/mfs/SeasonPass/User

    I do not know...
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    Re: transponder wont change

    Any given transponder carries only a small subset of the DTV channels. Transponder 21 is most likely the transponder that carries the channel that you were tuned to when you went into the signal...
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