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  1. It has been a while, but I seem to recall that...

    It has been a while, but I seem to recall that the first screen was not sent to all outputs. I think it went to line out, but not RF, since the rf module is software configured and not set till the...
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    go to the tivo.samba link I posted in my last...

    go to the tivo.samba link I posted in my last message open get the OSDTXT file.
    if you look in osdtxt.c you will find:

    unsigned char palette[512] = { 0x02, 0x23, 0x02, 0x20, 0x65, 0x98 };

    If...
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    You may want to check http://alt.org/forum/...

    You may want to check
    http://alt.org/forum/
    They have been gathering developer info. A quick search on that site shows a lot of the info you are looking for. I recommend that you read over the...
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    If you have broadband you can plug in one of...

    If you have broadband you can plug in one of several USB/Ethernet adapters and set the unit to use that. A search should turn up instructions. I have not heard of using an external modem with the...
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    You can get the schedule info out of a tivo, but...

    You can get the schedule info out of a tivo, but you will need to do some work to get it into a usable format. From the tivosh you can...

    tivosh# dumpobj /Server/AStation*
    retrying after...
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    If you are attempting to use the MFStools boot...

    If you are attempting to use the MFStools boot cd, the last time I tried it did not recognize ata133.

    If you boot from a newer version of linux and are using an ata card in addition to an older...
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    You can check the tivo kernal site to verify just...

    You can check the tivo kernal site to verify just what version started supporting ata166. Thinking back it may have been later than 2.4.0 but did support it by 2.4.4. THe version my series 2 is...
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    2.2.x linux did not support lb48 without a patch....

    2.2.x linux did not support lb48 without a patch. 2.4.x linux does IF the hardware supports it. The link you pointed to in your previous post discussed trying to get a series 1 tivo to support lb48.
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    Series 1's are limited to 138gb bu ata33...

    Series 1's are limited to 138gb bu ata33 controller.
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    The standalone series 2 does not have a size limit. I would be suprised if the HDVR2 does as they would have had to build it in.

    To do the...
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    The Series 1 SA tivo chip can play mpeg 1 and 2...

    The Series 1 SA tivo chip can play mpeg 1 and 2 but not divix. You can stream from a PC to unit, I had released a program a while back to allow file from a replayTV to be played on a tivo. (The...
  11. http://www.orbitsat.com/cyberstore/product.asp?PID...

    http://www.orbitsat.com/cyberstore/product.asp?PID=HDR-312R

    If it saves the lifetime sub, it would likely be worth it.
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    WHy do I feel like I am talking to myself.... ...

    WHy do I feel like I am talking to myself....

    http://tivo.samba.org/download/belboz/

    look for osdtxt.
    That was the first user based attempt, YOu would need a compiler to modify it.
    There...
  13. From working with 3.0 on a sereis 2 SA I can...

    From working with 3.0 on a sereis 2 SA I can state the following.

    Some of the tcl scripts from the sereis 1 are not included on a sereies 2. If those files are moved then a veriation on fix sub...
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    In tivosh try mls /Schedule/*. This is where the...

    In tivosh try mls /Schedule/*. This is where the station day objects are stored under 2.0 anyway, I don't think they have moved it yet. The file names are based on the station code and date and a...
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    upodate. This will be the last one for a few...

    upodate. This will be the last one for a few weeks as I hit the road again.
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    Sorry, was stuck out of town on unexpected trip. ...

    Sorry, was stuck out of town on unexpected trip. Will try to get it seen.
  18. Thread: Auto Standby

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    Tried it agin this afternoon agin to prove it. ...

    Tried it agin this afternoon agin to prove it. I changed channel to scifi, watched a guy being strapped to a chair and given an injuction, let buffer grow to 5 minutes, set unit to standby. 2...
  19. Thread: Auto Standby

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    You guys must have diffrent software than me...

    You guys must have diffrent software than me because on the Dtivo's I have there is no CURRENT live buffer present when the recorder comes off of standby, the 30 minutes prior to the unit going to...
  20. Thread: Auto Standby

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    zabs, I have 3 DSR6000s and 3 Hughes. All...

    zabs, I have 3 DSR6000s and 3 Hughes. All suspend recording to buffer on standby. All 5 StandAlones contrinue to record on standby. Can't say how yours works. It has tripped me up more than once.
  21. Thread: Auto Standby

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    Actually on a Dtivo in standby mode the unit does...

    Actually on a Dtivo in standby mode the unit does not buffer. Harddrive usage is reduced considerably.

    On the SA units the only effect is to suppress video output.

    It would probably be...
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    I had not bothered to check before but apparently...

    I had not bothered to check before but apparently the SA units are still unencryptred on the Sereis 2, so I cannot try this out.
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    O.k. A.W. so you beat me to it by 3 minutes...

    O.k. A.W. so you beat me to it by 3 minutes...
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    A comparision of the unscrambled.ty files looks...

    A comparision of the unscrambled.ty files looks VERY similay to an unscrambled ty stream header. The first 12 bytes are identicale to a file extracted from a 2.0 dtivo, and the rest of the...
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    The detailed method was posted on avs forum,...

    The detailed method was posted on avs forum, search the undergound forum there. Tivo has since patched that hole. If you have let your machine update from the tivo site in the last couple of...
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  27. It is possible, but it will likely lock up your...

    It is possible, but it will likely lock up your tivo during the dumps. If you have a subscription and are downloading tivo slice files, you could likely capture those and dump them. Of more use...
  28. =================== * Video programs are...

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    * Video programs are encrypted to ensure a secure transfer between TiVo DVRs within the home.
    ===================
    Thank goodness that I will not have to worry about hackers...
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    Could be power supply problem, or bad hard drive,...

    Could be power supply problem, or bad hard drive, corrupt software of failing CPU or memory. Or if you have blocked updates with UPDATES=false (or whatever it is) the system will reboot daily and...
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    the 112 was a 13 hour system, or something like...

    the 112 was a 13 hour system, or something like that. It had to have already been expanded to get it to 80gb. You can install the image and expand it again, and reapply tuner hacks... etc. You...
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    The box may be from a series 2, but the hardware...

    The box may be from a series 2, but the hardware you describe is series 1.


    ftp://ftp.abs.net/tivo/Backups/
  33. A utility called SendKeys can allow you to use...

    A utility called SendKeys can allow you to use most of the remote buttons from a command prompt. You may have to make some changes to config to enable recordings. tivo.samba.org has the origional...
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    Phillips does not make a series two. But the...

    Phillips does not make a series two. But the short answer will be to restore the backup you make before installing extreme.... 'What backup?' you say...

    Phillip HDR112, or any phillips image...
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    Indexing has nothing to do with cleanup. What...

    Indexing has nothing to do with cleanup. What little testing I have done under 2.5 was done with the cleanup20 code. Paste to a tivosh window and wait a few hours. Doubt it will work under 3.0.
    ...
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    I have not used it, but you might look here. ...

    I have not used it, but you might look here.

    http://www.allaboutjake.com/tivo/jpegwriter.html
  38. I had never noticed their absence before. The...

    I had never noticed their absence before. The fields don't appear in the source data I am using, so I never missed them when I wrote the PPV software. My early notes have long since been recycled. ...
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    Afraid I don't have that info.

    Afraid I don't have that info.
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    During normal db loads, after the indexing...

    During normal db loads, after the indexing process, old records need to be dropped from the database. I do not know the procedues for 3.0. If you have been using the tivo service this should be...
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    You can find out what it is bombing out on by...

    You can find out what it is bombing out on by checking the logs. A lot more goes on than just downloading info, various database operations are also being performed. You souold also check signal...
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    What version of OS are you running? Have you...

    What version of OS are you running? Have you been running clean-ups against the database?
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    Not really. The input side of the ir serieal...

    Not really. The input side of the ir serieal port is used by the remote control.
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    If your unit is unsubed, and not calling in, you...

    If your unit is unsubed, and not calling in, you could set the clock 30 seconds off from gmt. That might mess you up on other channels.
  47. You might try downloading one of the other 1.3 or...

    You might try downloading one of the other 1.3 or 3.0 images off of the ftp server and see if they have a lineup that is closer to what you need.

    Digging deep into my old notes I found the...
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    Actually I had based that observation on 3.2. I...

    Actually I had based that observation on 3.2. I am glad I never saw 3.1.
  49. generally just put in '100' on the remote. That...

    generally just put in '100' on the remote. That will usually sen to to composite line in, even if it is not in the lineup. Once you record something, you will generate an entry in the channels that...
  50. Mystified... I have never heard of an SA going...

    Mystified... I have never heard of an SA going into demo mode after a few days of use. If you loog around on avs forum or the tivo.samba.org you might be able to find the old manual setup script for...
  51. O.k. I just reread your meesage and see that...

    O.k. I just reread your meesage and see that you are running 1.3.

    Ignore fixup. You should be able to make manual recording without it. You will see some nags about not having guide data,...
  52. The problem is likely the software version, the...

    The problem is likely the software version, the database has changed repeatedly. 2.0 was the one that really needed the hack. 2.5 maybe. 1.3 and 3.0 do not require the service state hack.

    If...
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    On the downside the series 2 has degraded picture...

    On the downside the series 2 has degraded picture quality and a slight problem with AV sync issues (If the unit plays continously for several days with no user input the AV sync will drift. IT will...
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    Slice files can be loaded in sereis 1 and 2...

    Slice files can be loaded in sereis 1 and 2 machines. There are a few file generators floating around for non-us areas. The files have to be tailored to your machine, or built against a common...
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    ftp://ftp.abs.net/tivo/Backups/

    ftp://ftp.abs.net/tivo/Backups/
  56. If you still have your old HU card try inserting...

    If you still have your old HU card try inserting it and see if it gets the invalid messsage, if not the reader is most likely fine. If your tivo as already updated to 3.x the old card will fail as...
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    It should be the same as the serial number on the...

    It should be the same as the serial number on the back of the unit and the one on the barcode, unless your unit was refurbed or serviced. The number will not have the dashes the tag may have. The...
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    One was being generated as you typed...

    One was being generated as you typed...
  59. The tivo remote codes are at least 5 characters...

    The tivo remote codes are at least 5 characters for the philips or sony remotes. The receiver does not process all remote codes, but will understand a number of brands. You can get an idea by...
  60. That should be the only time you have to kill it....

    That should be the only time you have to kill it. If both you and it are trying to read the port at the same time, you will both get garbage.
  61. 'cat (commandstring) >/dev/ttyS0' might do the...

    'cat (commandstring) >/dev/ttyS0' might do the trick. If you kill off myworld, or what ever your current version of tivo software is calling it, you can read the incoming IR signal with 'cat <...
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    No, Just didn't let it call in, after making the...

    No, Just didn't let it call in, after making the changes described on avs forum. Tivo seem to be following the old pattern of not updating software on the same call as a configuration change. I...
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    A t-60 is a series 1. Series 2 have diffrent...

    A t-60 is a series 1. Series 2 have diffrent part numbers
  64. Thread: 480x480

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    480x480 is usally what you find in a directivo...

    480x480 is usally what you find in a directivo stream. There is an aspect ratio in the stream, but many codecs don't honor it and use the screen size instead.
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    Looking around on AVS I found the envirmental...

    Looking around on AVS I found the envirmental variables that when combined with some of the missing tcl scripts from an SA machine allows a PPV slice file to load. As my current lineup does not have...
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    Well the nag screen finally appeared after about...

    Well the nag screen finally appeared after about 33 days. All tivo functionality disabled....

    But, as I gather up the tools of war, (i.e. the cross-compiler) ,I discovered that it still lets me...
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    You should be able to use the 'crypto' command to...

    You should be able to use the 'crypto' command to get and replace the serial numbers.

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=1663&highlight=crypto+gsn+ssn
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    I am not sure I follow you. If the glitch was...

    I am not sure I follow you. If the glitch was recorded, it will stay recorded. That could indicate that there was an error in the stream or that your harddrive glitched during recording. ...
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    A dedicated reciever uses diffrent chips and...

    A dedicated reciever uses diffrent chips and decodeing process. While the glitches are occuring, change to a few diffrent stations. If the problem follows, get ready to replace a drive...
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    Series 2 observations

    I had recently purchased a openbox series 2, and found a couple of things interesting.

    The unit had been purchased from GoodGuys and I was assured that the returned unit had been cheked out. They...
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    It could be the harddrive or it could be the...

    It could be the harddrive or it could be the media stream from the sat. A failing harddrive will will cause glitches, but they generally just keep getting worse. The problem could also be heat...
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    A series 1 standalone can be used for manual...

    A series 1 standalone can be used for manual recording only with version 1.3 and I believe version 3.0 of the software with a subscription/program guide data.

    A series 2 standalone with 3.0...
  75. I have a number of recievers that are all legit,...

    I have a number of recievers that are all legit, and DTV killed the old cards from time to time at random, They insists that it only occurs if the unit has been powered off for 2 or more weeks, but...
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    I am afraid that I have been tied up with a lot...

    I am afraid that I have been tied up with a lot of non-tivo stuff and have not really had a chance to hack on this much. The program is similar to vsplit except that it writes the stuff to a sockets...
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    Best thing to do is check the box. Out of the...

    Best thing to do is check the box. Out of the last 6 or so internal drives I checked that support DVD-RAM, only one was RAM only, the rest also supported DVD-RW. With the current quality of the...
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    If your recorder only supports DVD-RAM then it...

    If your recorder only supports DVD-RAM then it will probably not play back in a PS2 which I think only supports DVD-R. Most of the DVD-RAM recorders produced in the last few years also support...
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    The article I mentioned had a list of the files...

    The article I mentioned had a list of the files required...
    Article:
    http://pvrhack.sonnik.com/tivo/d18c7db/TiVo-Restore.htm
    File list:
    http://pvrhack.sonnik.com/tivo/d18c7db/filelist.htm
    ........
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    There was a posting on another site a long time...

    There was a posting on another site a long time ago about how to manually build and load an MFS partition with 1.3 software. One problem is that not all of the files were included in any of the...
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    Before the mob starts lighting torches and...

    Before the mob starts lighting torches and grabbing pitchforks...
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    Wathing DVD's trough a replay can be annoying. ...

    Wathing DVD's trough a replay can be annoying. The quality is fine, but the tivo adds about a 2 second day to what you are viewing. DVD menus can be a little hard to navigate, and and DVD montion...
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    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?s...

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=3834

    Slice files have been availabel for PPV data for over a year. The scripts needed to load the data are in the thread. If may help...
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    Nah, use it in good health.

    Nah, use it in good health.
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    I have been out of town, just got back... Will...

    I have been out of town, just got back... Will try to generate a file in the morning.....Sorry....
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    Sony used to make a multi-room distribution...

    Sony used to make a multi-room distribution system for DTV that was basically replaces two channels in the UFH potion of your cable hookup. You had to have free channels above and below the channel...
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    Wrong Thread... Sorry about that...

    Wrong Thread... Sorry about that...
  91. Thread: ReMux 0.2

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    The law does not restrict you fro making dvd's...

    The law does not restrict you fro making dvd's from an analog signal. It does make illegal the unauthorized bypassing of of any type of encryption or copy protestion in order to access digital...
  92. Thread: ReMux 0.2

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    There is no limit of 8 characters, but spaces in...

    There is no limit of 8 characters, but spaces in the file name could mess things up. All of my test file have at least 16 characters as they are produced by PBE.exe and I have had no trouble with...
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    I will take a look again, the problem is that...

    I will take a look again, the problem is that with the naming conventions used for the srver id's I never build a good cross match to the station id'.... I will have to dig for the matching...
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    Some of the process names have changed between...

    Some of the process names have changed between versions

    Under 3.0

    % ps
    PID PPID S TIME RSS CMDLINE
    1 0 S 1 114 init
    2 1 S 0 0 (kflushd)
    3 ...
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    For future reference 3.0 uses TiVoProm Monitor...

    For future reference 3.0 uses TiVoProm Monitor version 1.84b as well.
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    Switching remotes

    If you are ever forced to install an alternate vendor image on your system you can run one of the attached scripts to change the remote type your system uses. sony vs. philips.


    The scripts are...
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    ->b Loading boot image from partition 6 2145...

    ->b
    Loading boot image from partition 6
    2145
    Loaded successfully ...
    Entry point at 0x80010000 ...
    IDEprom: jump to boot_entry (0x80010000)
    Boot jump to 0x80010000, params= root=/dev/hda7
    ...
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    I did check one thing. The entire time you are...

    I did check one thing.

    The entire time you are in BIOS you should see the tivo splash screen on the RCA video out port, it will not be on the RF out.
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    Well it is seeing the drive at least. It you are...

    Well it is seeing the drive at least.
    It you are connecting to the RCA/S-vid and see no splash screen, then there is likely a hardware issue.

    If you are waiting for a splashscreen on the RF...
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    The local scripts make the guide data availale...

    The local scripts make the guide data availale and allow you to change how the channels are tuned. Some legit users just want to move their locals back to the old 900's location because that is...
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    Try the 30 gb model '312' 1.3 image. If you get...

    Try the 30 gb model '312' 1.3 image. If you get it to work you can expand the image to fill the last 10gb. You still have not answered what port you are monitoring for a video signal. IT MAKES A...
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    Because of the origional software design tivonet...

    Because of the origional software design tivonet could not do much more than 1.5mb. Trubonet much faster. fast enough to cause problems as some of the network tasks can now take up enough CPU...
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    try loading it with 1.3 version of the software. ...

    try loading it with 1.3 version of the software. tivo will be more than happy to let you upgrade as part of your monthly subscription if you can get it to work. Without knowing what version it is...
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    the power supplies should not be compatable. The...

    the power supplies should not be compatable. The sat hardware draws a lot more power. A Dtivo supply is about 3 times the physical size of a SA supply.
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    I will try to get a new update in a day or so. I...

    I will try to get a new update in a day or so. I have a bunch of stuff scheduled on the system I pull info from, and I can't grab the guide while recording without messing up one or both of the...
  108. The mfs routines that tridge provided had...

    The mfs routines that tridge provided had instructions of setting up the linux environment, and I believe, mfs_ls, mfs_dump and mfs_export. I have not tried to use the tools under PC_linux, but have...
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    You should find instructions in the mfs_tools...

    You should find instructions in the mfs_tools readme file. I have not tried splitting the drives under 2.5.1, but I expect it is the same. I have seen some reports that it added extra partitiions,...
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    A backup from MFS_TOOLS will allow you to merge...

    A backup from MFS_TOOLS will allow you to merge two drives to a single drive. I believe that on one the older version of the tivo software you could also add another partition to fill out the rest...
  111. mfs_export will allow you to extract the steams...

    mfs_export will allow you to extract the steams under linux from a drive. I don't know that anyone has written an export script.
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    I believe that the calls to DTV are diffrent than...

    I believe that the calls to DTV are diffrent than the calls to Tivo. YOu might have to expirement, but I think that if the tivo calling is disabled, but the unit is left with a phone line it will...
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    Every one that I have seen shipped with version...

    Every one that I have seen shipped with version 1.3. But I believe that it is the last version that the unit was upgraded to, not the one it shipped with that they want. With a subscription, I was...
  114. you need to type 'binary' before attempting file...

    you need to type 'binary' before attempting file transfer. You also need to make sure that you are writing to the /var directory or that you have remounted the root partition read/srite before you...
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    Each of your programs should get a master...

    Each of your programs should get a master serverid from tivo if it appears on any station they cover. This server id will be the same regardless of what local station lineup the user is using. And...
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    Update

    Update
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    Just when I thought I was off the hook...:-)...

    Just when I thought I was off the hook...:-)
    PUlling data now...
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    You are going to have a little bit of work ahead...

    You are going to have a little bit of work ahead of you to get tivo files to work on a replay, even if you convert them to MPEG, there are formatting changes.

    I had posted a program a while back...
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    For this kind of work a good hex editor is your...

    For this kind of work a good hex editor is your friend, as is a good compiler.
  120. From what I was able to dig up, it looks like it...

    From what I was able to dig up, it looks like it requires the mod chip for the divx player, and that it will not handle win media.
  121. For one thing the windows encoder can encode...

    For one thing the windows encoder can encode anything IN SYNC that can be played back on a windows platform. They also offer full tools to encode in realtime to a file while streaming to a web...
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    Poll: For those old enough to remember installing...

    For those old enough to remember installing Novell servers, in the 2.x series, probably remember running a surface scan for a couple of days before even thinking about installs. This is nothing new....
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    Most of what I know about the stream I got from...

    Most of what I know about the stream I got from stare and compare, but I see very little difference in the stream I look at from a tivo, dtivo or replay once you get past the format changes, replay...
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    If you look on the cd there are diag programs, I...

    If you look on the cd there are diag programs, I forget what they are calling them these days... You may have to break out of the menu and run it from DOS. They allow you to run sector scans...
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    I would again advise running diags for a while...

    I would again advise running diags for a while before installing. In a two drive configuration you stand twice the chance of being hit by murphy's law.
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    ftp://ftp.abs.net/tivo/Backups/

    ftp://ftp.abs.net/tivo/Backups/
  127. It will play divx out of the box? If so I see a...

    It will play divx out of the box?
    If so I see a sudden drop in my toy budget...
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    The tivo places much greater loads and demands on...

    The tivo places much greater loads and demands on response times on the drive than any normal application would. If you go back and read the origional FAQs on the tivo upgrades, they recommend...
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    If these are old recordings that previously...

    If these are old recordings that previously played fine, then the hard disk is almost certainly failing. From my experience a marginal drive will generally fail within the first 6-9 months. If you...
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    It sounds like the harddisk may be going bad, or...

    It sounds like the harddisk may be going bad, or the powersupplyoutput voltage may be getting flaky. Or rainy weather may be effecting the signal.

    Check your signal strength.
    Reimage a spare...
  131. Well would not be the first time I was wrong. I...

    Well would not be the first time I was wrong. I just don't remember ever being able to get a bios prompt over serial on a DTV system. (Bash yes, bios no) I don't have a system handy to check right...
  132. While it will not produce media that can be...

    While it will not produce media that can be played back in a DVD player, I notice the the 7.1 encoder will stream and transcode tivo Mpeg2 files, like those produced by ReMux when the system is...
  133. Oh well... After some research at the store and...

    Oh well... After some research at the store and some web sites it looks like the current DVD players support of the windows media format is limited to the audio format, without support for the...
  134. It sounds lile you loaded a SA prom in a DTV box,...

    It sounds lile you loaded a SA prom in a DTV box, so aside from the face that the hardware is completly diffrent and that bios cannot find any of the hardware it is looking for, you should be fine......
  135. Newer DVD players that support the Windows Media (a.k.a. DivX) format?

    This is not directly Tivo related….

    Has anyone had experience with the newer DVD players that support the Windows Media (a.k.a. DivX) format?

    For that last few weeks I have been evaluating...
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    It you plug it into a computer you need to use...

    It you plug it into a computer you need to use the linux boot disk, or turn on byte swwapping on the drive under a normal linux install. You will not be able to access the drive from windows.
    ...
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    ftp://ftp.abs.net/tivo/Backups/

    ftp://ftp.abs.net/tivo/Backups/
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    -9 will KILL a process. -19 will STOP a process....

    -9 will KILL a process.
    -19 will STOP a process.
    -18 will START a stopped process.
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    I believe that's what they are saying, adjust you...

    I believe that's what they are saying, adjust you paranoia levels as you see fit. Check out the privacy policy on their web site. I have not read it for a year or so, it could have changed.
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    Are you increasing the version number of the...

    Are you increasing the version number of the program info record you are replacing? If not the system may just go with the cached copy if it has already loaded it.

    You might want to look at the...
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    I am saying that an Image copy of a virgin drive...

    I am saying that an Image copy of a virgin drive using 'dd' will work. A mfs_tools copy of a working drive should work. But from what I have seen with the earily versions of mfs_tools I could not...
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    It call's and ISP who connects you to Tivo, who...

    It call's and ISP who connects you to Tivo, who is a bussiness partner of DTV. You can request that tivo not collect data on your subscription, which they stated will prevent them obtaing specific...
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    If I recall, the virgin backup is not much good. ...

    If I recall, the virgin backup is not much good. At least I never had any luck with them. Unlike making a 'dd' copy under linux, mfs_tools reads reads the data and makes dicissions about what needs...
  144. Thread: ppv playback

    by TheDoctor
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    I believe a DTivo prevents timer recording of PPV...

    I believe a DTivo prevents timer recording of PPV movies by default and you have to begin recording once the movie has started. If you schedule one, it will show up, but not actually be made. I...
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    update

    update
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    I kind of doubt that it is a database entry...

    I kind of doubt that it is a database entry issue. ele2pestriple records the stream without making any database entries, that is why I suspect that the first chunk may contain information about the...
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    I believe that the first block was dropped to...

    I believe that the first block was dropped to make it easier to process compund streams as a single file. Vsplit would have to be able to locate and drop the 'bad' block in the merged streams...
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    You could go back and try the origional version...

    You could go back and try the origional version of mfs export. A chunk if I reacall is 128k bytes long, so the loss of one would be consitant with what your are describing. I believe that the mod...
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    I have not used the extraction tool supplied with...

    I have not used the extraction tool supplied with the ty tools package, but I seem to rember that the more recent releases trimmed the 'bad' chunk or non-mpeg data at the begining of the files. It...
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    Even without mods the unit will not use the modem...

    Even without mods the unit will not use the modem if a network card is installed. If you have a network card set up routing via your gateway and try the call, or disable the network drivers from...
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