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    I am doing a prom mod for a friend, I thought it...

    I am doing a prom mod for a friend, I thought it was a TCD652160 (TiVo HD) which I have an image for. But when it arrived it turned out to be a TCD658000 (TiVo HD XL). Any help? Thanks. Dave
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    Sticky: My 2006 160GB drive finally failed. Nine years...

    My 2006 160GB drive finally failed. Nine years is not bad! But now I'm in need of a TiVoHD Image (TCD652160). Thanks in advance. Dave

    PS. Also noticed that MFSTools have come a long way...
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    Yes, those are th correct PROM's. Thanks for...

    Yes, those are th correct PROM's. Thanks for your order, I have plenty of PROM's remaining for others interested in the future. Just email me. PS, I use an old Willem programmer. Dave
  4. Thread: S3 PROMs

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    Sory for the late response. I can supply you...

    Sory for the late response. I can supply you with blank or TiVoHD preprogrammed proms. Let me know type and quantity.
    Dave
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    Troubleshooting power supply

    I have several identical power supplies from TCD240xxxx units. (SPWR-00004-000 REV A1)

    Placing each of these power supplies into a TCD240xxxx unit and applying power, they all will power the fan....
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    I have three lifetime TiVos on Basic Cable and I...

    I have three lifetime TiVos on Basic Cable and I don't use cable cards in any of them....never have. Even though the TiVo can pick up digital channels like ABC, NBC, CBS, NPR, TBN, etc. on 2.1, 4.1,...
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    That's OK. If you don't know what the other...

    That's OK. If you don't know what the other items are, you probably shouldn't have them anyway.



    Idk, two or three connections usually is sufficient to obtain the upgrade in my experience. ...
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    Very timely question. I just updated mine a few...

    Very timely question. I just updated mine a few minutes ago. Good luck.

    Manually updating TIVO to the next software release via telnet

    1. Check the location of your current root
    bootpage -p...
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    He's asking if you ran a command like this: #...

    He's asking if you ran a command like this:
    # mount -o remount,rw /

    Anyway, I'd suggest you look over the manual commands to understand what you are about to do. Look over the top of this page...
  10. jkozee... So, you run this once and it stays...

    jkozee... So, you run this once and it stays active until a reboot?
    Dave
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    Maybe this is common...and few even notice? At...

    Maybe this is common...and few even notice? At least I know of four people now that are seeing "hard drive may be failing". According to lrhorer, he has run this way trouble free for 6 years and...
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    Congratulations! The steps I follow next are:...

    Congratulations! The steps I follow next are:
    1. Paste lrhorer's hack_tivoapp script to a text file, save as hack_tivoapp.tcl (I use Linux Mint so my text editor is "gedit". No problems with...
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    Well put. Much of the code in your script is...

    Well put. Much of the code in your script is simply beyond my level... but I did write my outline based on your script, you do a good job of annotating.


    I agree, from what I remember, it took...
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    No problem: Just in case your drive is /dev/sdb,...

    No problem: Just in case your drive is /dev/sdb, make sure you correct the typo above and replace
    /hack/bootpage -P "root=/dev/hda4 dsscon=true consol=2,115200 upgradesoftware=false" -C /dev/sda...
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    I've got one idea... do it manually. Following...

    I've got one idea... do it manually. Following someone elses script is fine if your a genius. But doing the individual commands is much more understandable. I've listed the steps I've used below. ...
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    Minor correction... the TCD649080 is actually a...

    Minor correction... the TCD649080 is actually a Series 2 (dual tuner with a built in ethernet port) and Bill is correct that a prom mod is required to hack.

    Dave
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    If you have a Series 3 I would suggest getting...

    If you have a Series 3 I would suggest getting your board prommed first. While a prommed board is not technically required to using channel remapping, it IS required to run the remapping script (or...
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    Sticky: . Please, no rush....and thanks for remembering....

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    Please, no rush....and thanks for remembering.
    Dave
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    Well, partly because it appears it can be...

    Well, partly because it appears it can be done...and more obviously... I can't do it....yet. :mad:

    That's what is so fun about this hobby. The last time I asked this question I was told that...
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    ...and now a really old thread .... I am...

    ...and now a really old thread .... I am searching for a way to bypass Guided Setup on a fully hacked TiVoHD....different software but this is the closest thread I've found that suggests a solution. ...
  21. tivo4mevo, I'm not sure this is the right...

    tivo4mevo,
    I'm not sure this is the right approach for 51killer. The reason is that I had to run 51killer and MfsRubbishTree /State/Keyring on the TivoHD#1 before shutting down. Only then would...
  22. Agreed. Rubbishing completed very quickly and...

    Agreed. Rubbishing completed very quickly and verbosely...



    OK, will do tonight after work. I'll state that this worked well for a TivoHD. However, one disappointment is the loss of the...
  23. I found my error. I had run the Rubbish command...

    I found my error. I had run the Rubbish command under bash. So for those following later.... It appears you can indeed prepare a drive with 51killer prior to backup as follows:

    1. 51killer.tcl ...
  24. Thanks for the response tivo4mevo, Yes, I used...

    Thanks for the response tivo4mevo,

    Yes, I used the updated version of 51killer. Here's what I did:
    1. Ran 51killer on HackedTivoHD#1
    2. echo MfsRubbishTree /State/Keyring on HackedTivoHD#1
    3....
  25. I have used this script for years, works great! ...

    I have used this script for years, works great!

    But if it's true that erasing the DiskConfiguration key from the MFS database is all that is necessary then why does the following happen?

    1. ...
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    Sticky: Not stupid at all. ...but I don't have a good...

    Not stupid at all. ...but I don't have a good answer for you.... you've said it all in your signature.... ...and I'm just grateful for the smart guy's that hang around this forum and reply to my...
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    Sticky: Good analogy. No rush on the image but I do...

    Good analogy. No rush on the image but I do really appreciate it.

    I've used 51killer on SA 240's and the SA TiVoHD and have never had a problem until today. For some reason, for the TiVoHD...
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    Sticky: Yes that is correct. I plan to run 51Killer...

    Yes that is correct. I plan to run 51Killer immediately.... takes care of the issues you mention quite well.

    Alternatively, if someone knows how to revert back to the UI after mistakenly selecting...
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    Sticky: Would appreciate a TCD649080 image that has not...

    Would appreciate a TCD649080 image that has not been reset to guided setup. Please PM me or respond here with link.
    Thanks in advance,
    Dave
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    And now thanks to pc-reviewer I can offer the...

    And now thanks to pc-reviewer I can offer the preprogrammed TCD648250 chips as well. Would be nice to see this forum come alive again....
    Dave
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    As I've offered before, I wouldn't mind helping...

    As I've offered before, I wouldn't mind helping others. At the very least I guess I could supply pre-programmed chips and sockets. If you'd like, PM me and I'll try and help you out. However, I only...
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    OK, either Jamies kernel or jmfs....got it. I...

    OK, either Jamies kernel or jmfs....got it. I have a TiVo HD 652160



    Therefore I assume you used jmfs to allow more than 1.2T for the media area. True?



    I'm confused, did you use...
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    3. I only created to partition 13 since that is...

    3. I only created to partition 13 since that is all I can dd with my original drive. How did you create the last two partitions?



    I'm very familiar with MFS_Live but not WinMFS. Can MFS_Live...
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    Ooops, thats what happens when we blindly follow...

    Ooops, thats what happens when we blindly follow instructions.:o Makes sense to me now.


    Both B & C are the same:


    dman-System-Product-Name dman # /hack/bootpage -b /dev/sdb
    6...
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    I found a couple of things I was doing wrong and...

    I found a couple of things I was doing wrong and corrected them:
    1. Instead of using 'C 11p 66G "MFS media region" MFS', I used 'C 11p 67202M "MFS media region" MFS' (basically 137629696/2048)
    2....
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    I sure wish I had seen this earlier. I think the...

    I sure wish I had seen this earlier. I think the site was down last night.:(

    Sorry, "yes', I meant restoring from a MFS_Live backup. That took care of the boot params. I then popped the...
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    Tried that before using pdisk, no go. Tried...

    Tried that before using pdisk, no go. Tried again now to document comparison with B

    dman-System-Product-Name dman # cat /proc/partitions
    major minor #blocks name

    8 0 78125000...
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    Partitions dd's were successful but still have...

    Partitions dd's were successful but still have problems with this:


    dman-System-Product-Name dman # /hack/bootpage -p /dev/sdc
    Device "/dev/sdc" does not appear to be a TiVo drive!
    Signature...
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    OK, I included everything for you to peruse. The...

    OK, I included everything for you to peruse. The hacked original is drive B and my new drive is C. This drive is a 1.5T WD 15EURS. I'm still in the process of copying over the MFS partitions. Those...
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    Just downloaded it. Looks intense. Maybe there...

    Just downloaded it. Looks intense. Maybe there is a way to stream by somehow automatically uploading certain shows to a server and then play them from the server on a client.

    I need to look...
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    Looks like I need this, especially for my root ...

    Looks like I need this, especially for my root

    bash-2.02# df -h
    Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity Mounted on
    /dev/hda4 248M 213M 22M 91% /
    /dev/hda9 ...
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    I never made this clear in my last post but using...

    I never made this clear in my last post but using the CA-32 cable has worked very well.... sort of:
    I have the following two lines in my rc.sysinit.author:

    tnlited 23 /bin/bash -login &
    tivoftpd...
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    Although I ran into a slight problem with an...

    Although I ran into a slight problem with an earlier version of this script, I successfully ran the latest script on two seperate live TivoHD's. Worked beautifully both times. So I would say it is...
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    No appoligy necessary.... we all know the risks...

    No appoligy necessary.... we all know the risks (and enjoyment) here..



    OK


    bash-2.02# ls tivoapp -l
    -rwxr-xr-x 1 0 0 30344396 Sep 29 03:43 tivoapp
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    Well, in my defense I did say "thanks in advance"...

    Well, in my defense I did say "thanks in advance" a few posts ago.:o You have come to my rescue many times in the past... and I am very appreciative, thankyou.:D Now forward...




    ...
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    The last time I did this I was following...

    The last time I did this I was following NutCase's hexedit instructions. You sure have made us lazy.... anyway here goes'

    =================
    bash-2.02# 51tadmm.tcl
    Creating temporary tivoapp...
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    Used the wrong interpreter. Thats fixed but now...

    Used the wrong interpreter. Thats fixed but now this?

    bash-2.02# 51tadmm.tcl
    Creating temporary tivoapp
    Getting the hacking parameters for tivoapp
    104000aa 100000aa 1912300
    104000aa
    Updating...
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    I tested the hack_tivoapp on a running tivo and...

    I tested the hack_tivoapp on a running tivo and got:

    wrong # args: should be "set varName ?newValue?"
    while executing
    "set | grep -q "TIVO_ROOT=""
    (file "./51tadmm.tcl" line 5)
    ...
  49. The 51Killer above wouldn't work for me. ...

    The 51Killer above wouldn't work for me.

    bash-2.02# ./51killer.tcl
    bash: ./51killer.tcl: No such file or directory

    A quick search showed this to be common. I ran dos2unix on it and then it...
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    T_RJ I almost got the free power supply from...

    T_RJ
    I almost got the free power supply from California...in fact they agreed to send it as long as a TiVo supervisor approved. Something about their contract with TiVo. At first, the supervisor...
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    Thanks tivo4mevo!, I'll give it a shot. Just...

    Thanks tivo4mevo!, I'll give it a shot.

    Just a question about the location of the HeadEnd. Would I have been successful in removing all the hacks by simply restoring a backup of the prehacked...
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    Thanks for the reply! I was getting pretty...

    Thanks for the reply! I was getting pretty lonely on this thread.

    So I was successful with the procedure above. Lots of trial and error which was fun. I documented the final procedure and plan...
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    Bill I am assuming this is the RS232 to TTL...

    Bill
    I am assuming this is the RS232 to TTL coverter claimed to work on the TiVoHD (Post #20 of this thread). Therefore, I wasn't clear. I plan to use a USB driver to get the serial output.
    Dave
    ...
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    Had this CA-42 for awhile, now tying to get it to...

    Had this CA-42 for awhile, now tying to get it to work, could use some advice:

    I plan to cut off the Nokia proprietary connector end and solder the wires on a molex connector.

    The pinout link...
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    I now have two TiVoHD's. One is Prom modded and...

    I now have two TiVoHD's. One is Prom modded and the other is not. I've never used a cablecard but I have created guide data for clear QAM channels on Cable borrowed from the SD equivalent on said...
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    Thanks Bill. I went through the entire order...

    Thanks Bill. I went through the entire order process for Element14. Took me forever but the total was $4.33 for the parts and I had my card information in.
    However, I could not get the shipping...
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    Thanks Bill. I plan to recap as you suggest. I...

    Thanks Bill. I plan to recap as you suggest. I only have 3 that are less than 100F.
    But the others are mostly CapXon which you suggest have bad reps.
    You don't mention OST's but a quick...
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    The power supply failure just hit one of my...

    The power supply failure just hit one of my TiVoHD's too. It was easy to spot the bulged 1000F 10V cap. I replaced it with a 1000F 16V from an old series 1 to no avail. I hear some faint ticking...
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    May have found the problem

    Thinkdiff,
    Although 109-1 is TBS-HD, I only knew that by seeing the logo onscreen tuned to that channel on the Tivo. There was no name for this in the channel lineup.

    Every other channel I...
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    File attached

    Sure. I kept the same name.
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    Hmmm did it work?

    Thanks for the reply. Well I ran the script.
    =============================================================
    bash-2.02# ./map-qam-v1.tcl create
    Searching Headends for OTA channels...

    Searching...
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    Now, almost ready

    Thinkdiff, nice job!
    Sorry I could not space this out properly below so I attached the txt file that does:

    I'm still a little unclear so let me walk through the logic.
    I have 69 SD channels....
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    Almost ready

    Text came out crazy.. see below
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    Success + +

    Thanks Thinkdiff!

    So if another TivoHD newb is following this, the only additional items not in post 39 was to create the following folders prior to running Irhorer's entire script, w/o...
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    Slight problem mounting

    OK, I'm testing the script. It finds the Tivo Drive OK (sdb) but has a problem mounting. Suggestions?


    D-Athlon hack # ./test
    /dev/sda
    /dev/sdb

    1+0 records in
    1+0 records out
    8 bytes (8...
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    Questions about hacking

    It's been a couple of years since I removed hacks from my Series 2's. pyTivo had all I needed and no hack required. Now that I have a prom-modded TiVoHD with no cable cards I am interested in QAM...
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    Excellent!

    You are the man!
    Works great...
    Dave
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    Programming in tcl

    I know this isn't Tivo related but since I first heard of TCL here I though I'd let one of our TCL experts respond....
    Much to my surprise, I recently purchased a front end to an analytical...
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    Nice Job Mike!

    I didn't see anyone giving kudos to this. So here goes,

    I very quickly patched two 9.3.2a-01-2-140 (TCD24004A's) and one
    9.3.2a-01-2-264 (SD-H400)

    Very smooth... thanks for the effort!
  70. Capacitor... OMG!

    Bill,
    On closer inspection, there is one capacitor that appears bulged a little on top. If fact the same capacitor is bulged on both PS's.

    It reads F 3300 microfarad.

    After doing some...
  71. Scratching head

    Hi Bill,
    Thanks for the reply.
    1. Capacitor caps all appear flat on the old and newly purchased PS's
    2. I get the same results with HD disconnected from PS and MB.

    However, I tried a few of...
  72. TCD140060 Lifetime. Not the Power Supply?

    One of my friends has a TCD140 (Lifetime) with the LED's all lit up and no picture. From all I've read on the internet this is a power supply problem.
    http://www.weaknees.com/tcd140060-repair.php ...
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    Bigger decision

    OK, I was also considering a Series 3 but there's a guy selling a TCD652160 (THD) because he can't get it working. Can anyone help me troubleshoot this? Is it worth taking a chance on for a sizable...
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    NPL on TWP gives an error

    During a Tivoserver transfer, the Tivo hung up. I was able to delete the transfer but ever since I get an error when trying to view NPL in Tivoweb Plus v2.1.b1:

    INTERNAL SERVER ERROR
    --cut here--...
  75. Unlock still required with s/w 9.1

    Looks like it needed it.
    As always, thanks for your help Jamie.
    Dave

    In case anyone else is interested, here's the outcome:
    1. The drive was 160GB and the backup s/w was actually 5.1.
    2....
  76. Unlocking an unhacked drive for a friend

    A friend of mine had his unhacked original 80GB sd-h400 drive fail. He has asked me for help. He has given me a 180GB drive to use as a replacement and has no need for a hacked drive. Therefore the...
  77. Sticky: No luck yet

    Thanks for responding lenoxb.

    I ran several tests today with no luck. I even set up two 4.01b tivos and tried to FXP between them. I know I was able to do that before. Oh well, I'm burned out...
  78. Sticky: Thanks Cojones, FXP is exactly what I'm trying...

    Thanks Cojones,
    FXP is exactly what I'm trying to do. I don't mind brokering the connection with the PC. I just don't want to do two transfers.... one from the source tivo to the PC then another...
  79. Sticky: Anyone able to tivo tivo using mfs_ftp?

    I have several superpatched SA Tivos. My source recordings are on a TCD240 lifetime and an SD-H400 basic lifetime. My target tivo's are TCD240's that are non-sub'd running 4.01b s/w.

    Since the...
  80. Lost MRV and other remote functions on 8.3

    I too have been holding back with 8.3 on my lifetime sub'd TCD240 since October 9th. Didn't want to lose Tivoserver and MRV with other remote tivos running 4.01b (all running their respective...
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    Sticky: Need a TCD240 image

    Current image works but can't create a good backup.

    Not much help with posts: http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?p=288323#post288323

    A minimal image for a TCD240 would be ideal. Not...
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    msf_info

    Hi Jamie,
    I've never run alternate OS versions....
    .... and Unless I'm reading the ms_info output incorrectly, I only see reference to two fsid's.
    fsid=219 and max stream fsid under /Resource:...
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    MFS items larger than 9999

    Thanks for responding.... Yes, I've taking several updates; 3.x, 4.x, 7.x now 8.x.

    So you are saying that MFS fields that are written via updates can be/are sometimes larger than 9999. A list...
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    Illegal Read on Backup causing restart

    I have a lifetime sub hacked SA TCD240 with 300Gig HD and 8.301 sfw and a 3.1.5 kernel. It has Superpatch, Backport drivers, etc.

    The problem is that a backup made from this drive via:
    backup...
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    Success

    For my Prolific Chip USB-Serial adapter,
    EBAY: USB to Serial 9-pin RS232 DB9 PROLIFIC Adapter + Cable $1.42

    a combination of speed and pauses eventually worked:
    1. 115200 (would not...
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    It's about the money

    Thanks for your suggestion Narf but:
    1. The Airnet card is $70 + ship
    2. A wireless card is another $50 + ship or so, not to mention antenna issues.
    3. She may not be in that apartment long so...
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    Serial updates using a USB port - Puzzle

    Here's the puzzle.

    My daughter has a non-hacked Series 1 with lifetime sub. Her apartment has no land line and she has no serial or PS2 ports on her laptop, only USB. Her laptop shares an...
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    Series 2 PPP over serial

    I have lifetime subs on both Series 1 (HDR612, bad modem) and Series 2 (240). I followed Otto's legendary "How To" http://www.b-lan.com/otto/tivo3xp/ and was successful in getting the Series 1 Tivo...
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    Got it.

    For anyone reading this thread, the problems I had were:
    1. I had my guest account disabled (didn't remember doing that)
    2. I had to turn off my WinXP firewall.

    Now I've got to figure out how...
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    PPP - Test call OK, not getting updates

    I have a Series 1, HDR612, software ver. 3.0 with lifetime sub. The modem has died and I'm trying to PPP the updates.

    I read and followed instructions from the following two sources:...
  91. Quest for AGIGAUSB Ping

    bash-2.02# ifconfig -a
    Warning: cannot open /proc/net/dev (No such file or directory). Limited output.
    eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:12:0E:02:CC:78
    inet addr:192.168.1.25 ...
  92. Sorry Jamie for wasting your time with the "hub"...

    Sorry Jamie for wasting your time with the "hub" typo. I noticed my error and corrected it but you must have already started your reply.

    - Yes it is a direct connection using a crossover cable....
  93. I do now.. thanks! Yes I understand that...

    I do now.. thanks!



    Yes I understand that to use this adapter on my network will most likely require a full duplex switch for communication.

    Before I order one, I wanted to verify I can...
  94. Ouch, I needed an adapter so I bought this on...

    Ouch, I needed an adapter so I bought this on EBAY for $4 figuring I'd upgrade all my TIVOs someday. I assumed I could use it at a lower speed since my 100Mb adapters are transferring plenty fast for...
  95. Good point Jamie, I do have a hub and a router...

    Good point Jamie, I do have a hub and a router between the TIVO and the PC NIC. I'll check things with a crossover cable when I get home from work. However, I did test the same CAT5e cable with a...
  96. Trying to get Airlink Gigabit Adapter Working

    Still no luck getting my Airlink AGIGAUSB working. I've tried all the tricks in this thread (I think).
    1) Using 2.4.20 kernel on a TCD240 Tivo (having same problem on 2.4.18 too)
    2) Using latest...
  97. It is very interesting to read this thread. I...

    It is very interesting to read this thread. I experienced the results of the hack described above and I have no idea why.
    I used an old TCD240* backup image on a nonsubbed TCD240* and expanded it...
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    Ran patched version OK

    Thanks Scanman,

    the only thing in addition to what you said (for those following this) was I had to change permisions before it would execute:

    bash-2.02# chmod 755...
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    7.1, I have: 7.2.2-oth.01-2-140 I ran: patch...

    7.1,
    I have: 7.2.2-oth.01-2-140
    I ran:
    patch -o superpatch-67all-NutKase-1.2-test1.tcl <superpatch-67all-NutKase-1.2-test1.patch
    ./superpatch-67all-NutKase-1.1.tcl

    I got:
    Your TiVo Software...
  100. Older software with ASOHOUSB

    OK, ... I have the proper drivers in place... now, are you saying to get my ASOHOUSB working with 4.x I could do either of the two?
    1. use a test.conf file with the necessary insmod commands...
  101. Older software with ASOHOUSB question

    Jamie,
    I bought a new Airlink ASOHOUSB for a TCD240 running older software (4.0.1b). I have usbnet.o linked to ax8817x.o as pointed out in this thread but I'm confused by your "ax8817x section for...
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    Your hardware is 240 which is about the best one...

    Your hardware is 240 which is about the best one I know of... according to all I've read here.

    You need to use the Mfstools CD to boot into Linux first.. you'll have to search to find it... then.....
  103. Back up to speed!

    Ooops, I failed to fully read your updated instructions, namely "For kernel 2.4.20, two sets of host drivers are provided". Of course that's where missing files were. I'm happily back up to 2.33Mbs....
  104. Need a little help, don't think I'm using the backport drivers

    I finaly took the 7.2.1-oth upgrade and redid my hacks from scratch.
    Before upgrade from 7.2.0-oth I was getting about 2.5-3 Mbps with the Lynksys USB200M V1.

    I used the latest backport drivers...
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    Upside down soapbox derby...

    My Athlon 600Mz works just fine. Transcodings of avi files almost always keep up with real time. YMMV. Obviously, tmf files transfer much faster (as fast as mrv, tivo to tivo) using Jamies backport...
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    Thanks Smee, I got it to work by running...

    Thanks Smee, I got it to work by running Tivoserver from C: like you said but I had to create the folder C:\cygwin\tmp. Creating C:\tmp for whatever reason did not work. Anyway, this accomplishes...
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    To test this I deleted the cygwin install...

    To test this I deleted the cygwin install directories.
    I then created the directories you mention above but I get:



    Found Magic number: '2078917053'
    Found Show By ID: 347432648
    AVI2!
    Input...
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    Minimal Tivoserver under WinXP

    I've been happily running Tivoserver following this thread. However, I recently re-imaged my WinXP Pro operating system partition. Anyway, I remember reading a post from wsewell that all I needed...
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    Link needed

    Could someone please provide the link for this?
    Thanks,
    Dave
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    Thanks for the replies (and kudos to the...

    Thanks for the replies (and kudos to the developers on this killer app!)
    I installed this on my "fast" machine (1.4ghz amd athlon like yours) and at least I can stay ahead of live viewing time...
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    AVI's transferring sooooo sloooo...

    I finally got AVI's to transfer but it's very slow. This could be because my machine is a dinosaur (AMD K-7 600MHz) but I love this box and hopefully, this is not my problem. (Oh yeah, before you...
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    Do you want to save this file? Now the LapTop too???

    Throg: Probably not that simple... today my laptop started asking me to download the 123456.asx file before it would play it just like my desktop. I swear I haven't changed anything since...
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    Do you want to save this file?

    Something has changed so that now, instead of playing immediately, when I click on View link on the Now Showing page I get the dialog box:
    "File Download, Do you want to save this file?" with a...
  114. Thanks PlainBill, So you're saying the...

    Thanks PlainBill,

    So you're saying the attachement you referenced contains files... ie..

    bootpage.c, bootpage.h Makefile and bootpage.tgz (which looks like an archive of the previous files)
    ...
  115. Good to hear it Prof. I think this is the first...

    Good to hear it Prof. I think this is the first time a post of mine has been useful to someone.

    Since you said "I didn't remember"... does that imply that you now remember? IOW, do you know...
  116. Searching.... got it

    OK finally found a reference to the -C switch that I was missing. I can't say I understand why, but it works. I hope someone else learns from my mistakes.

    bashed using Knoppix-Lite.Post3:...
  117. boot parameters when the TIVO drive is in the PC

    Uh oh, I got ahead of myself, instead of bashing:

    bootpage -P "root=/dev/hda7 dsscon=true console=2,115200 upgradesoftware=false" /dev/hda

    I mistakenly put bashed:

    bootpage -P...
  118. All's ok now

    thanks ew!

    forgot to include this in my notes:

    bootpage -P "root=/dev/hda4 dsscon=true console=2,115200 upgradesoftw
    are=false" /dev/hda
  119. OK, thanks but...

    Thanks NutKase. I'm pretty sure that would take care of it but I was trying to do something a little less drastic and maybe learn something about how this information is stored/used and how I could...
  120. No detailed serial output before bash prompt

    I have a S2 SA TCD24004A Lifetime that I was holding back from 7.1. Here's what I've done:
    1. Cleared and deleated everything from the TIVO UI
    2. Allowed 7.1b to load, reconnected to TIVO a few...
  121. scramblerkey lines

    NutKase,
    I have two TCD24004A's and use a backup of TIVO1 for TIVO2.
    Each use 4.0.1 killhdinitrd kernels, twp, Superpatch, mfs_ftp, 7.1 no thanks, Upgrade=false, yada yada.. and all hacks work...
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    OK, I blew it. Funny thing is I've successfully...

    OK, I blew it. Funny thing is I've successfully followed that thread a couple months ago without understanding it (unscrambling my SDH-400). It's working fine now. And I think I understand now.
    ...
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    At bash I did: mount -o remount,rw / cd /tvbin...

    At bash I did:
    mount -o remount,rw /
    cd /tvbin
    echo -ne "\x00" | dd conv=notrunc of=tivoapp bs=1 seek=10230441

    It gave me this back:
    dd: tivoapp: Text file busy

    I found nothing when...
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    Is it OK to do this on a previously patched...

    Is it OK to do this on a previously patched tivoapp with superpatch-4all-NutKase-0.7.0.tcl ???

    or

    Do we need to run this on the original tivoapp and then run superpatch-4all-NutKase-0.7.0.tcl...
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    All is well

    Everything is running correctly now. My brief procedure above was confusing (and wrong) so I've edited that.

    I know you get alot of this but.... I really appreciated your help!
    Dave
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    Thanks Jamie, I'd like to get everything working...

    Thanks Jamie,
    I'd like to get everything working properly as you state here (137GB limit) to gain confidence before jumping ahead of myself with the monte. Looks like fun though.

    Therefore, I...
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    Thanks for your reply Jamie, To be honest I'm...

    Thanks for your reply Jamie,

    To be honest I'm not sure what kernel I should use. From your posts, I assumed I needed to use the 3.1.5 kernel to take advantage of the full 160MB as it is the "only...
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    No space left on device

    OK, I've not seen any postings describing this problem... any idea whats going on?

    Here's what I did on a stock 40hr SA Series 2 TIVO (TCD24004A):
    1. I backed up original drive using...
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    which mfs_ftp.tcl?

    Jamie,
    Forgive me if I've missed it in the threads or in your files available for download. But... I was expecting to see a new mfs_ftp.tcl file in your mfs_bin.mips tar file.

    Or

    Are we to...
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    Sticky: Images between different model TIVO's

    I have two S2 TIVO's; a TCD24004A and a TCD240040 both running 4.0.1b

    Are the original unhacked images from these two units interchangable?

    In other words, can I take the hard drive from one...
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    One thing before I Superpatch. On this TIVO, I...

    One thing before I Superpatch. On this TIVO, I used the unscramble2.0 TPM. Yes I was young and foolish in August. (I read your lecture on TPM's after the fact) I looked and do have an original...
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    I didn't think of that. Never tried the basic...

    I didn't think of that. Never tried the basic since my wife was already used to the Plus on our first TIVO... had to upgrade immediately. Deffinately worth it!

    Anyway, TIVO <-> TIVO via mfs_ftp...
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    This is my first post after 3 months of reading....

    This is my first post after 3 months of reading. Hoping someday to contribute also but for now I have two TIVO's to Superpatch:

    First attempt will be:
    60GB TCD24004A running 4.0.1b-02-2-240...
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