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    Instead of removing the reboot command, rename it...

    Instead of removing the reboot command, rename it so you can still give the command via bash if you need it.
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    Is it stated that when the file is burned to DVD...

    Is it stated that when the file is burned to DVD whether or not you can actually play it in a DVD player? I saw a post recently and was under the impression that you can burn the video file to a DVD...
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    The recordings will most likely be encrypted...

    The recordings will most likely be encrypted based on the media key, which is derived from your TiVo service number and is unique to every TiVo. Unless we can disable the encryption from that key on...
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    I signed up for priority list around 3 hours ago....

    I signed up for priority list around 3 hours ago. I hope I get the software soon...
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    Sticky: MrBill, I think if you change it to -s 60, it...

    MrBill, I think if you change it to -s 60, it will work (or at least it did for me). But, that changes your swap from 127 to 60...its up to you.
  6. Uh, I did search as shown by the killhdinitrd...

    Uh, I did search as shown by the killhdinitrd part of my message. Secondly, I searched for series 2.5. That thread has the title as series2.5, without a space.

    *sigh*
  7. So, I went out and bought another TiVo...a series "2.5"

    What kind of hacks can be done on these? What is necessary to get all hacks working like on previous series 2 boxes, for example, extraction, 30 second skip, etc?

    I heard that it cannot be...
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    hmm, thanks you two, gonna try it out today.

    hmm, thanks you two, gonna try it out today.
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    FINALLY got a working image...but heres my next...

    FINALLY got a working image...but heres my next prob, heh:

    Trying to get my TiVo hacked. I am using the PTVUpgrade 4.0 enhanced boot cd.
    Heres what I'm doing:

    Restored from a clean image of...
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    bootpage -P not working?

    When I set the parameters with bootpage -P, nothing seems to happen and the old version is still there when I do bootpage -p

    Any ideas?
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    Same thing happens with a spare drive I had. ...

    Same thing happens with a spare drive I had. Tried different version of mfsrestore and I get same thing. Only other thing that I haven't tried is a different image, so I'm going to attempt to...
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    Tried a diff computer first, it does the same...

    Tried a diff computer first, it does the same thing. I was using the image that was linked to in other thread. I will try another 80 gig HD now.
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    Ugh, now I'm getting a What is password? over serial

    DIRECTLY after restoring the image that PlainBill referred me to (can't remember name, its only of last posts in the image thread) I yanked the drive out of the PC and put it back in the tivo. I was...
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    Bought the enhanced CD and they were indeed on...

    Bought the enhanced CD and they were indeed on there. Thanks Bill, you have been the most helpful person on here :)

    Now, just have to wait on the image to start downloading (been in queues for...
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    I downloaded the PTV Upgrade LBA-48 Cd...

    but, it is version 4.0 and doesn't seem to contain the 4.0.1a kernel needed for killhdinitrd. Any idea where I can get the old version? I think it may be 3.1.

    Been a long time since I hacked my...
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    Sticky: Thanks bill, got it downloading!

    Thanks bill, got it downloading!
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    Sticky: Nobody has a copy of the image I need...? :(

    Nobody has a copy of the image I need...? :(
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    I know, I'm not really sure what happened at...

    I know, I'm not really sure what happened at all...gonna have to find an image and start all over, heh.
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    Bill, I DID do the -p and I used the bootpage in...

    Bill, I DID do the -p and I used the bootpage in the command that was listed. My bootpage file seemed to have been screwed up some how. Now, everything in my /bin directory is gone and it looks as...
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    I get this now: /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit:...

    I get this now:

    /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit: /tvbin/GetTivoConfig: No such file or directory
    Skipping input driver for initialization bootstrap
    Cleaning up temporary files in /var/tmp and /var/run...
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    Bootpage file doesn't work :( Says cannot...

    Bootpage file doesn't work :( Says cannot execute binary file.

    *sigh*
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    Do you have AIM so I can chat with you if I have...

    Do you have AIM so I can chat with you if I have further problems? I bet this will fix the bootpage being deleted, but not get my tivo to boot :(

    My main question is what the bootpage should be...
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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
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    Changed bootpage to /dev/hda4 since that is where...

    Changed bootpage to /dev/hda4 since that is where the init was located in the sbin directory.

    I got this:

    No hash found for /mnt/sbin/bootpage
    Removing /mnt/sbin/bootpage
    Scan /mnt/var...
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    I had to download a copy of bootpage (not the...

    I had to download a copy of bootpage (not the same version as on tivo's, but it is supposed to work). When I do it, I have my tivo drive as master on primary (hda) and cdrom on master on secondary...
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    I have no bash prompt. I think the TiVo...

    I have no bash prompt. I think the TiVo automatically outputs everything to serial all the time.
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    Hooked serial up and I get this now: The...

    Hooked serial up and I get this now:

    The filesystem seems to be OK
    Scanner main is done
    VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) readonly.
    change_root: old root has d_count=3
    Freeing unused kernel...
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    I did cat bootpage and my bootpage file is empty!...

    I did cat bootpage and my bootpage file is empty! Anywhere I can download a new one?
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    I mounted the drive and indeed all my stuff is on...

    I mounted the drive and indeed all my stuff is on /dev/hda7

    Only problem is that I cannot issue the bootpage command. It says command not found. When I try to use /sbin/bootpage, it says cannot...
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    How do I do that? not sure of exact command and...

    How do I do that? not sure of exact command and don't want to mess things up further
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    Did I mess my bootpage up?

    edit: nm, I messed up and posted twice
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    Sticky: I REALLY REALLY need an image of a standalone...

    I REALLY REALLY need an image of a standalone series 2. Any software version that works is great, since I can always update.
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    TiVo won't boot now

    Gets stuck at Welcome. Powering up...

    Happened right after I did the command:

    bootpage -P "root=/dev/hda4 runideturbo=false" /dev/hda

    I have a standalone series 2 that WAS running...
  34. Changing the length of time to not record a repeat?

    I get really tired of TiVo recording repeats of shows after the two weeks are up. Is there any way to change this to, say, 6 months?
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    thank you thread closed.

    thank you thread closed.
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    no ski, you tard. i didnt do something wrong. ...

    no ski, you tard. i didnt do something wrong.

    you obviously have no clue what you are talking about because i already got it fixed and it WASN'T anything i was doing wrong you fool
  37. hrm k thanks...guess i need to find an image then

    hrm k thanks...guess i need to find an image then
  38. actually its from a backup i just did...basically...

    actually its from a backup i just did...basically what happened was that my old monte was only 4.0 and some update came and screwed up guide data. i set upgradesoftware=true to force update

    i...
  39. the fat32 drive was completely formatted though...

    the fat32 drive was completely formatted though before use...and the first try it failed to boot my tivo up. is there a step after the initrtd step in the surgery phase?

    ill go try deleting...
  40. ok sleeper i managed to find some adapters here...

    ok sleeper i managed to find some adapters here that work for the serial port. basically after trying the monte NOTHING at all happens on the tivo when it boots...theres nothing that it sends to the...
  41. Still cant get it to boot and I don't have the...

    Still cant get it to boot and I don't have the adapters for serial to PC cable, nor the extra cash to buy them :(

    It just freezes at welcome, powering up screen
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    Did sleeper and now my tivo wont boot

    What could be the possible cause of this? I mean its kinda hard to do something wrong with those easy menus.

    It just gets stuck at welcome powering up screen

    Please help, thanks
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    OK I found another backup I saved on my hard...

    OK I found another backup I saved on my hard drive...thank god.

    This TiVo was monted right when the information came out about monte. I have no idea about how to hack a SA series 2 now. Do I...
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    Wonderful...my tivo wont boot now

    My TiVo won't boot, and my backup image cd is cracked somehow. What should I do?

    I have standalone series 2. My TiVo gets to the green pixelation image from monte at bottom of screen...then it...
  45. malfunt can you link me to the place that you are...

    malfunt can you link me to the place that you are talking about? couldnt find information. i have like 2 days to get thsi fixed now...if i had to, id just revert back to no monte but i dont know...
  46. TiVo spontaneously stopped getting guide data

    All of the sudden its telling me that TiVo only has 5 days of guide data left. Its doing the updates because it keeps saying pending restart but I have it monted and everything and it doesnt let it...
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    I have a standalone series 2...I was told that I...

    I have a standalone series 2...I was told that I didn't need to do that
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    I was getting 500 kb/sec with usb100m and i was...

    I was getting 500 kb/sec with usb100m and i was told to go out and buy a USB200m...still get same speeds :(

    even when i use a crossover patch cable directly from tivo to computer i get no higher
  49. thanks. got it working sadly, I still get the...

    thanks. got it working

    sadly, I still get the same speed of around 700 KB/sec when others get over 1.5 mb/sec
  50. how do i change the ip address on the PC? its a...

    how do i change the ip address on the PC? its a 166 number, not a 192 like the tivo is. it was assigned 192.168.1.103 and i set eth0 to that
  51. heres what I'm trying to do...hook up my tivo and...

    heres what I'm trying to do...hook up my tivo and my secondary comupter up directly to each other with a crossover cable to see what speeds I get.

    I have this done and they are hooked up. But...
  52. So, I bought a crossover network cable...

    And have it hooked to the computer I want to test the speed on. What do I put as the IP to connect via telnet? And do I have to change any of the IP settings on the tivo?
  53. yes, I did. and I still get the not a tivo...

    yes, I did. and I still get the not a tivo superblock error. but you said yours was a T60...i have a standalone series 2.
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    both my comp and my tivo are hooked into a...

    both my comp and my tivo are hooked into a linksys BEFSR41 router.
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    I was getting 400 kBYTES sec...not kbits. I went...

    I was getting 400 kBYTES sec...not kbits. I went out and bought a USB200M. Now I'm getting around 500 kbytes/sec. Nowhere near the speed increase I expected. Whats going on?
  56. That doesn't work either.

    That doesn't work either.
  57. I just user a tserver_mfs file since its the only...

    I just user a tserver_mfs file since its the only one that works on my tivo. I think its version 6, though not sure. Any other version gives me the Not a TiVo super block error.

    Though I did...
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    ah..ok thanks. That seems to be my problem then...

    ah..ok thanks. That seems to be my problem then :)
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    I'm using a linksys USB100M...is that causing my...

    I'm using a linksys USB100M...is that causing my speed of around 400 KB/s?
  60. Possible to extract a ty using tytool while the tivo is still recording?

    Is this possible? I used tytool version 6 since 7 didn't seem to work on my series 2 standalone. I would like to extract while a file while it is still recording. If the extract is faster than the...
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    Argh...was typing out a whole message, hit...

    Argh...was typing out a whole message, hit preview, and then hit back and all the stuff I typed disappeared. Heres a quick version of what I was saying...

    Not sure what is causing your problem, I...
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    ack, sorry cobelli, I read the wrong message...

    ack, sorry cobelli, I read the wrong message there. I went back and reread it, and now I see what you are saying. Thanks. I'm working on a small task of just chaning the bar that shows at the...
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    all I know is that sendkey.tcl on standalone...

    all I know is that sendkey.tcl on standalone series 2 is located in /tvlib/tcl/tv but I dont know if that is helpful or not.
  64. Automatically extract all the tivo files, and convert them to SVCD?

    Is there any kind of program that will do this? I wish to back most of my stuff up but 99% of the time in doing this is just waiting for extraction and conversion. So my question is, is there any...
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    only problem with that is that I have a...

    only problem with that is that I have a standalone tivo and some functions on tivoweb doesn't work for me.
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    ack

    Sorry, don't know what I was doing there...I just assumed that since it said insert that it was the program I needed to use heh. Found how to extract the files from the mfs_export program, but I...
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    ??

    I'm attempting to use mfs_stdinsert...I ddid mfs_stdinsert 2516 ReplayBase.5.png and all that comes up is:

    Processing fsid 2516
    Importing fsid 2516 of size 140

    and nothing else, can't do any...
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    here

    attached is just a quick pic of what my second bootup screen looks like...nothing big...now if only somebody with advanced image editing skills would create a whole new skin ;)
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    hehe

    the thing I did was simple...I just found a PromScreen2Version7.NTSC.png image in the tvbin directory. I just made a new png image (since the current one had a limited palette), copied the previous...
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    New TiVo skins?

    Can this be done? I've been looking around but I haven't managed to find anything but the startup screen, which I promptly added a TiVo logo above the "Almost there..." screen :)

    Is there any way...
  71. fix?

    that sucks =/
  72. TivoWeb INTERNAL SERVER ERROR...details inside.

    When I try to go to the remote and click a button or when I go to screen and try to select something, for example, Now Playing on TiVo, I get this or a similar message:

    INTERNAL SERVER ERROR...
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    fixed that too! if anyone else has this problem...

    fixed that too! if anyone else has this problem and uses virtual dub, go to the video then frame rate and check the box so that the video frame rate and audio durations match
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    thanks

    OK, I used virtual dub to do the deinterlace, but the sound is out of sync even in the source mpg file that was directly extracted...it starts out fine at the beginning but later on it starts to get...
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    On my extracted video, I can see the interlaced lines like they dont line up right...

    Its like some of the lines are off a bit and its very noticeable when there is fast motion involved. How can this be fixed?
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    thanks

    thanks!
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    How do I exit tserver?

    I have it running and after I extract a recorded program, it goes back to the Waiting for an incoming connection! screen. How do I get out of that and back to the bash prompt?
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    TivoWeb - what exactly is this?

    Can someone please tell me what this does so I can see if I want to install it or not?
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    my setup

    i've got a linksys router and my comp and the tivo are both wired into it

    I only get around 500 KB/sec. whys this?
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    k

    I can't get ethernet working...I have linksys USB100M and I don't know what insmods or whatever to do. I use a Linksys router also. Do I just type the messages in to the bash prompt or do I add the...
  81. hrm

    Might have fixed it...copied rc.sysinit~ over to rc.sysinit.

    Just have to let it record to see if the noscramble works and I can actually view the recorded programs on the tivo.

    Have no clue...
  82. ok

    ack, thanks for that part of the help...now I just have the problem of the error message on bootup

    what could cause that?
  83. ack

    I took my drive out and placed it in my computer...in the rc.d directory, now the only files there are rc.S and rc.inet1. My rc.sysinit is gone! How do I fix this? My tivo backups were lost in a...
  84. I get an Exec format error on bootup...PLEASE help!

    Upon booting up it says /bin/bash: /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit: Exec format error

    How do I go about fixing this?
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    got kmem and tivoapp patch working

    OK, I got the kmem and tivoapp patch working...just the next step is what I don't understand.

    What software do I need to extract tv shows and how do I use it? I would be VERY happy if someone...
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    Video extraction on standalone series2

    I would extremely appreciate anyone who can post what exactly I need to do to achieve this. I have version 4.0 software on a standalone series 2 tivo which is monte'd.

    What is my next step? ...
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    4.0

    yes, it is 4.0. when I use kmem patch, it makes me unable to watch recorded files at all on my tivo, both from before and after turning the scrambling off.
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    Series 2 standalone extraction...

    Can someone give me some solid answers on how this is done, if it is possible? I already have a monte'd tivo with bash prompt but I can't seem to find what to do next.
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    ...

    ...why would you want to overclock a tivo?
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    hmm

    hmm thats strange, it let me view it while its recording but not after recording stops
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    version 4.0. dont know whats causing your probs...

    version 4.0. dont know whats causing your probs

    Did you use the exact same line I just posted ? check yours to see if its the same as mine.
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    ?

    i put this line at the bottom of my rc.sysinit file:

    /bin/kmem 800bf958 00001021

    tivo starts up but I cant view older recorded files. I went to live tv, selected some random channel, hit...
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    thanks

    thanks, got bash finally

    now i just have to figure out how to extract the recorded programs and i'm good heh
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    k

    will try, thanks
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    .

    "/bin/bash </dev/ttyS2& >/dev/ttyS2&" is what you have in the guide. there are two spaces in the above

    do I need to remove any?

    I think I actually have bash access because I can do commands...
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    .

    I got it to actually boot up now, but I get no bash-2.02#. I wasn't really skipping steps, just condensing it down.
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    less steps

    I put together something based on needo's with less steps, although I cannot get the hack for this to even work for me, can someone try it to see if what I have works and sounds right?
    ...
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    series2

    just a standalone tivo 80 hours

    mine never boots up normally, even in just mfsrestoring the 420 mb image
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    the same image didn't work either doing a...

    the same image didn't work either doing a standard mfsrestore without trying to do anything. i didnt have a typo cause i saved the runmonte file directly from the website and just did cp
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    bah

    The image that needo used wont work on my comp. It just produces strange green pixelation at the bottom of my screen and eventually restarts to welcome. powering up... I need to find a version 3.0...
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    corrupted?

    I can't download the kernel or FS, they both corrupt.

    Its very strange on the DL speeds because I have cable and it says that the fs img is going 5MB/sec but thats impossible on my connection and...
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    k

    thanks, was confused. i sent you a PM btw needo :)
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    some things

    on step 32, it says use /dev/hdc16 but wasnt yours hdc14 in the step 22 above? that part confuses me
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