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    Try another remote control to confirm the problem...

    Try another remote control to confirm the problem isn't the remote rather than the machine. Change batteries or seat and re-seat the batteries in your remote too because that fixed a similar problem...
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    Need Series 1 lineup_watcher binary

    There used to be a Series 1 binary called lineup_watcher that checks to see if your channel lineup has changed and runs a channel_map script. I've got the channel_map script working, but I can't...
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    Need help fixing Tivo Central Menu

    I've resurrecting a Series 1 and I can't remember how to change the items shown on the Tivo Central menu. I want to get rid of the Showcases item and another pesky line that starts with a Tivo Guy...
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    I'm not trying to convert video file formats. ...

    I'm not trying to convert video file formats. I'm trying to convert IR remote control codes so that I can control an external HD over the air receiver with a series 1 Tivo and extend its useful...
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    I don't know if anyone is still interested. I...

    I don't know if anyone is still interested. I have not been able to get my Series 1 to work with a Samsung SIR-T150 receiver. I was able to find a pronto ccf file with the remote codes and I even...
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    The Series 1 has so little CPU power available to...

    The Series 1 has so little CPU power available to stream something and still take care of essential functions. It's been a while since I tried it but there is a limitation in network speed built in...
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    Set the fixed IP to a range outside the range...

    Set the fixed IP to a range outside the range covered by DHCP assignments.
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    This method worked for me: ...

    This method worked for me:

    http://www.mfslive.org/cgen.php
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    Try the usual, a cold reboot and/or a repeat of...

    Try the usual, a cold reboot and/or a repeat of guided setup. Sometimes you just have to leave it connected until you sync up or force a call to Tivo. This behaviour is seen on Tivos in Canada, so...
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    This will do it for you. Could not be easier: ...

    This will do it for you. Could not be easier:

    Ready to go drive:
    ...
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    I have a Samsung HD receiver circa 2001 - it was...

    I have a Samsung HD receiver circa 2001 - it was my workhorse for many years before OTA HD was so commonly supported. I haven't been using it now because of better options, but I also have a Series...
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    Find a forum where you know how to read replies...

    Find a forum where you know how to read replies since you got several the first time you posted this. Bottom line you have the easiest to follow guide ever written for the series 1. The only...
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    The only thing to suggest then is to carefully...

    The only thing to suggest then is to carefully follow Steve Jenkins instructions including spelling of commands. There just isn't any easier or more thorough walk-through than his for the Series 1. ...
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    This was the very first Tivo site I can remember...

    This was the very first Tivo site I can remember and Steve Jenkins' hack techniques opened the doors to Tivo for a lot of people. It's easy as these things go. Get your help and instructions here:...
  15. You don't need to hack either box. Just install...

    You don't need to hack either box. Just install the regular Tivo Desktop software from Tivo.com. While you are there, log in to your account and make sure transfers are enabled on both your Tivos. ...
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    Okay it's flooding back to me. I remember that...

    Okay it's flooding back to me. I remember that .tivoserver file now and the hidden directory and everything. Thanks. I just needed a slight memory trigger.
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    I'm sure this is documented somewhere but what...

    I'm sure this is documented somewhere but what file do you edit with these entries? I can't even remember the file I edited long ago to specify target/source folders.
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    Search for an application called Tivotool for the...

    Search for an application called Tivotool for the MAC.
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    You can see why I might think you weren't a...

    You can see why I might think you weren't a newbie when you are chainloading kernels before you've posted many messages. However, using the Dtivo to operate the wireless network connection is the...
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    You left out some very critical information in...

    You left out some very critical information in your original posts there guy. Obviously, your problem has nothing whatsoever to do with transcoding or inserting or anything you've focused on in your...
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    I think you're right. I've been able to play...

    I think you're right. I've been able to play most anything ripped too. I think the FFMPEG output was deceptive and I was trying to come up with something to explain the problems. It's probably...
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    The switches I recommended came from the FFMPEG...

    The switches I recommended came from the FFMPEG FAQ:

    http://ffmpeg.mplayerhq.hu/faq.html

    WINFF's switches are not supported in the latest FFMPEG builds in many cases. The advantage to FFMPEG...
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    Change it to: D:\Tivo Video...

    Change it to:

    D:\Tivo Video Work\WinFF>"D:\Tivo Video Work\WinFF\ffmpeg.exe" -y -i "F:\VOB\EAGLE_EYE_D1_AC\VIDEO_TS\VTS_01_1.VOB" -vcodec mpeg2video -async 1 -mbd rd -trellis 2 -cmp 2 -subcmp 2 -g...
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    You may be seeing an artifact of 24 or 25 frame...

    You may be seeing an artifact of 24 or 25 frame per second video. I'm not sure if Tivo handles 3:2 or 2:3 pulldown during playback. You might try using FFMPEG to convert the VOB to MPG instead of...
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    When was MRV restored to 6.4a ? I though it was...

    When was MRV restored to 6.4a ? I though it was removed.
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    bitmap: I've noticed a couple of issues/quibbles...

    bitmap: I've noticed a couple of issues/quibbles on your new tivoserver alpha.

    When it encodes 16:9 .avi files, it creates a 4:3 letterboxed movie on the tivo. I'm wondering if there is a...
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    Try resetting the wireless bridge to complete...

    Try resetting the wireless bridge to complete default settings and let it connect with your wireless router with no encryption or setup impediment of any kind. I can't remember how to do it, but set...
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    Check the Tivo Community. There is a thread...

    Check the Tivo Community. There is a thread about Series 1 units not being able to download guide data. It may be there is nothing wrong with your machine at all.
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    Because that process requires that tivo.com...

    Because that process requires that tivo.com authenticate the unit before allowing the transfers. However, you can't register a DirectTV Tivo at Tivo.com so your Direct TV Tivo will never be usable...
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    The series 1 is essentially dead then.

    The series 1 is essentially dead then.
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    To convert a .tivo file, you need: DirectShow...

    To convert a .tivo file, you need:

    DirectShow Dump
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    What is their series 1 beta test for then? Just...

    What is their series 1 beta test for then? Just minor tweaks will extend the life of the machines indefinitely:

    1. Daylight Savings Time Fix
    2. Ability to control DTV set top boxes.
    3. ...
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    I've checked out the DVR upgrade site and slicer...

    I've checked out the DVR upgrade site and slicer is not supported on a Series 1. So, it looks like I'll have to pull the drive and start over if/when the upgrade is issued. Oh well... I kind of...
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    Upgrade to Series 1 Standalones in 2009

    It's been years since they upgraded the software for the series 1. It looks like there is finally going to be an upgrade to the ancient 3.0 software. Just checking the postings on the Tivo...
  35. Thread: 6.4A support

    by Rorschach
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    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=2...

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=297748&postcount=1
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    Did the OP say he just wanted OTA? If he has...

    Did the OP say he just wanted OTA? If he has cable the DTV switchover won't affect the Series 1 at all and his complaint is completely moot.

    The Series 1 (I still have one from 1999) with every...
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    Even 6.2a is going to be a problem with the...

    Even 6.2a is going to be a problem with the change in format of guide data. You're best route is to upgrade to 6.4a using this method:
    ...
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    To all the superpatch developers... Can you make...

    To all the superpatch developers... Can you make attempts to locate the patch locations to enable XM radio recording on 6.4a?
  39. It also has overlap protection. If you're...

    It also has overlap protection. If you're hacked, 6.2a is better. If you're not hacked, there's no reason not to upgrade. No native Wireless-G support. See the "6.4a has arrived" thread because...
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    Yes, the lifetime subscription is tied to the...

    Yes, the lifetime subscription is tied to the hardware of the machine, not the software of the hard drive.
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    Install the backported USB drivers and all will...

    Install the backported USB drivers and all will be working even better.
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    I had upgraded to 6.4a and MovieLoader was great...

    I had upgraded to 6.4a and MovieLoader was great replacing the MRV functions lost from 6.2a. After using 6.4a for a couple of months, I decided to re-image and go back to 6.2a. I used MovieLoader...
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    That worked too. Another minor miracle by the...

    That worked too. Another minor miracle by the DDB forum experts. I can finally and easily import movies to the DTivo even after the 6.4a upgrade. Export works like a charm too.

    Without this...
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    The ty+2tmf.pl script worked. Without getting a...

    The ty+2tmf.pl script worked. Without getting a complete lesson in perl, can anyone tell me if the script has parameters to specify the output directory? It always outputs to the same directory of...
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    So, the ty+2tmf.pl script would be run on the...

    So, the ty+2tmf.pl script would be run on the Tivo prior to playing the file from Now Playing after you've imported the ty file with MovieLoader? I'm sure that's not it. I'm boxed into the Windows...
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    I've upgraded to 6.4a and the MRV is gone, so I...

    I've upgraded to 6.4a and the MRV is gone, so I can't use tivoserver anymore. MovieLoader is the only option left to import video. The ty enabled ffmpeg works perfectly with tivoserver and MRV...
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    Doing a little more surfing and others have...

    Doing a little more surfing and others have reported that MovieLoader doesn't care for the TY files so much but works well on TMF files. So if there is a TY to TMF converter, that might alleviate...
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    I've been using Movieloader for a few weeks and...

    I've been using Movieloader for a few weeks and it's hit and miss for me because the ty files I'm making with the ty+ enabled ffmpeg when played on the tivo after importing crash the machine and make...
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    Try this: ...

    Try this:

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showpost.php?p=276700&postcount=32
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    I'm trying. That seems to have done the trick....

    I'm trying.

    That seems to have done the trick. When you go to play it, it still says partial and length 0:00, but the whole thing plays okay, so I'm happy.

    I'm using tyffmpeg to create the...
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    I did get it working and was able to transfer...

    I did get it working and was able to transfer (import) a program to my Dtivo. It appeared in the Now Playing list and when you go to play it it, it looks like a partial recording, duration 0:00. (I...
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    Yes, and I edited the tzoffset to match my time...

    Yes, and I edited the tzoffset to match my time zone too. Does the Tivo file system have to be in read/write mode maybe? I'm missing the import binary on the tivo. It didn't install with the...
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    I guess I missed the part where you have to...

    I guess I missed the part where you have to install mfs_ftp on your PC and your Tivo. I just installed it on the Tivo and started it. The first part of the log is from the PC. The part about...
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    6/29/08 3:18:45 PM: Copying test.ty 6/29/08...

    6/29/08 3:18:45 PM: Copying test.ty
    6/29/08 3:18:45 PM: from C:\My Tivo Recordings
    6/29/08 3:18:45 PM: to ftp://192.168.2.13:3105/tmf
    < (192.168.2.13:3105) 220 Mfs_Ftp ver 1.2.9p-Jamie -...
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    Re: MovieLoader... I can get everything running,...

    Re: MovieLoader... I can get everything running, but when I try to transfer anything to my Tivo it aborts quickly. Under the Queue progress, MFS_FTP is running properly but is abort with "socket...
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    RandC I'm still trying to get this working. Is...

    RandC I'm still trying to get this working. Is your file a fix to the latest version out there? Where does the txoffset.txt file go and what does the -14400 figure represent in the file?
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    I never mastered ms_ftp since tivoserver and...

    I never mastered ms_ftp since tivoserver and TyTools worked so well. I'm searching for instructions...
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    One more reason to stick with or re-image back to...

    One more reason to stick with or re-image back to 6.2a. The remote scheduling on the DirecTV site with 6.4a is pretty nice though. The overlap protection and recently deleted folder features are...
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    TyTool 10r4 is not working for me under 6.4a. ...

    TyTool 10r4 is not working for me under 6.4a. Too slow to be useful and there seems to be some incompatibility. Anyone successfully using it?
  60. Sticky: With the upgrade to 6.4a and all the patches...

    With the upgrade to 6.4a and all the patches installed and working, I have discovered that TyTool's behavior has changed. When downloading from the Tivo to my computer, instead of seeing the usual...
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    Or use the easy command line generator from the...

    Or use the easy command line generator from the mfslive site:

    http://www.mfslive.org/cgen.php
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    You're right. A wireless bridge is the way to...

    You're right. A wireless bridge is the way to go. I've been screwing with this too long "for fun" and it's not an easy task. The bridge is seamless.
  63. This particular patch enables the network setup...

    This particular patch enables the network setup screen. It appears as if 6.3f has some networking ability built-in, but not enabled.
  64. It will work on a hacked system patched with...

    It will work on a hacked system patched with CrashHD's 6.3f superpatch.
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    I did find the rbautch script to do WEP on Tivo...

    I did find the rbautch script to do WEP on Tivo Community. Since 6.3f has built-in support for the Tivo wireless adapter, I'm wondering if WPA is possible with the 6.3f now. I upgraded, but...
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    Wireless Networking with 6.2a and WPA?

    Has a method been developed to use wireless networking with a Directivo running 6.2a and using WPA and without using a wireless bridge?
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    How embarrassing. Moderator, please delete my...

    How embarrassing. Moderator, please delete my gaffe.
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    I got the XM radio patch working and I can get...

    I got the XM radio patch working and I can get the .ty file onto my local machine, but now I need a way to extract the .mp2 sound portion of the file. There is no video portion in the .ty file to...
  69. Thread: 6.3f is here

    by Rorschach
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    Using a script like Zipper is not something we...

    Using a script like Zipper is not something we discuss here and the site warns not to mention zipper. Is there some disk image of 6.3f compatible with such a script available now? Go back and read...
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    Sticky: This should be plenty to start with: ...

    This should be plenty to start with:

    http://tivo.stevejenkins.com/
  71. Thread: 6.3f is here

    by Rorschach
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    Can someone hassle making a diff file so the...

    Can someone hassle making a diff file so the dumbasses like me can apply it with superpatch?
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    This should be an easy question, but it's been...

    This should be an easy question, but it's been years and I set it and forgot it. I think I used Tivoweb and changed clicked on resources. I recall there were bit rate tables that could be adjusted...
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    That's a good solution and probably what I'll end...

    That's a good solution and probably what I'll end up doing if I can't figure out anything else. Does the slicer thing work with the series 1? I was thinking I'd request the update from Tivo then...
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    Updating SA Series 1 software?

    I still have a series 1 standalone that is working fine with every hack I can use. It has a cachecard and I've got all the bitrates set so SVCDs and DVDs are easy to make when I extract files and I...
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    Is the upgrade being sent over satellite or is it...

    Is the upgrade being sent over satellite or is it going to require a call in?
  76. Can the kernel be changed w/o pulling the drive?

    I want to use the most recent/updated/patched kernel that is compatible with the SD-DVR80 (Hughes Directivo). Can this be done without pulling the drive?
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    Everyone's answers are right on the money. ...

    Everyone's answers are right on the money. Under settings, there is an entry that says "Phone" not "Phone & Network", so I didn't believe I had a network configuration screen. However, if I...
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    I don't have any phone/network items on any of...

    I don't have any phone/network items on any of the menus. Of course the thing has network capabilities. Maybe screwing around with this is not such a good idea at this point. Does the new menu...
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    When I installed the tweak.sh script a while...

    When I installed the tweak.sh script a while back, it prompted me to delete the old tivoapp which I did. I'll search through messages for the bash command line method. I see the line in the latest...
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    I figured it was too late. I had upgraded to...

    I figured it was too late. I had upgraded to 6.2a using slicer and I can report that it will not flip partitions to restore the original 6.2. I was looking for the network setup additions, but...
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    I patched my 6.2a system with the superpatch when...

    I patched my 6.2a system with the superpatch when it was at 1.09b and I see that it's up to 1.11 now. Can I patch a pre-patched tivoapp with the latest version or is it too late now?
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    Thanks for the common sense. I read over the...

    Thanks for the common sense. I read over the CRON documentation located by Google and my guesses were fairly good, except that 1 is Monday, 2 is Tuesday, etc. So thanks to Plainbill and ttodd1 for...
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    I've discovered that I must reboot for the...

    I've discovered that I must reboot for the fakecall thing to work, so since I just want it to reboot once a week instead of twice a week, what number(s) do I change/edit to get it to reboot once a...
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    It was where you said, but I couldn't figure out...

    It was where you said, but I couldn't figure out what to edit. The reboots are required for fakecall to work according to the comments in the file. So I perhaps can limit it to one reboot a week...
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    Need CRON help

    I want to edit the cron scheduler set up in the tweak.sh script. I want it to make the fakecall daily as it does, but not reboot the machine twice a week. I'm sure this is simple to many of you,...
  86. Thread: Dying DTvio?

    by Rorschach
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    Is there any surface scan program that can be run...

    Is there any surface scan program that can be run on the Tivo itself? Something like CHKDSK /F ?
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    Thanks drez! I had no idea it would be such a...

    Thanks drez! I had no idea it would be such a simple matter.
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    Caller ID app needs modification

    I had a question about the caller ID application that is installed with the tweak.sh script. It works, but my TV's overscan is such that I just see the bottom half of the display text when a call...
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    Is there a superpatch that works with 6.2a for S2...

    Is there a superpatch that works with 6.2a for S2 Directivos? 6.2a s the version that corrects daylight savings time thing but if I apply it, I fear my tivoapp will become unpatched.
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    It there a way of getting FFMPEG to output...

    It there a way of getting FFMPEG to output without multiplexing the video and audio together? I'd like to take the typical XVID .avi movie and make it into separate streams instead of...
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    I have the alpha from the top of this thread. I...

    I have the alpha from the top of this thread. I was just trying to see if anyone here has modified the code from that point forward. Seems like a lot has gone under the bridge since then.
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    Is there a newer binary available with and fixes...

    Is there a newer binary available with and fixes or optimizations mentioned in this thread?

    I've been using it but it's been hit and miss. Most of the time, the .avi files I try to put on the...
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    rbautch: Is there any reason why your batch...

    rbautch:

    Is there any reason why your batch files that do work with ty-ffmpeg would not work with the regular ffmpeg.exe program? ffmpeg is a versatile program and I'm trying to use it to make a...
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    Is there any kind of shell or wraparound to run...

    Is there any kind of shell or wraparound to run FFMPEG? The primary thing I need to do with it is convert 25 fps .avi (Xvid) files to 29.97 fps .mpg files I can upload to the Tivo. Ideally, I'd...
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    How do I integrate this version of FFMPEG with...

    How do I integrate this version of FFMPEG with tivoserver.exe? I placed it in the same directory and ran tivoserver which crashed when I tried to trasfer Tmpgenc .mpg files. Is there a link to...
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    Quick question... I've got tivoserver working...

    Quick question... I've got tivoserver working and it converts the .avi files fine much of the time, but not all of them and not always completely.

    Can I convert the .avi files myself in an...
  97. Sticky: When I close the Tivo Client, the Tserver output...

    When I close the Tivo Client, the Tserver output window minimizes, but does not close or exit. The program is hanging in windows and I have to right-click and force a close to get it to terminate. ...
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    My standalone is running 7.2.2b-oth-01-2-140 and...

    My standalone is running 7.2.2b-oth-01-2-140 and I do have the PTV LBA48 4.04 boot disk which has a 7.2.2b-o killhdinitrd'd kernel. I just want to be clear that I should not use this kernel in this...
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    Adding telnet & FTP to S2 SA

    Will adding telnet and FTP programs to a S2 SA screw up the built-in home media options of a series 2?

    When I browse to the IP of my Tivo, I get the "Congratulations! You’ve successfully connected...
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