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Thread: dtivo locals - The one, the ONLY

  1. #256
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    I added the following code to /hack/bin/xPlusz/xPlusz.tcl at line 3323:
    69 {
    set db [dbopen]
    RetryTransaction {
    set s [db $db open /State/SatConfig]
    set mid [dbobj $s get "MarketId"]
    }
    dbclose $db
    set cmderror 1
    set cmderrmsg "Current Market ID is $mid."
    }
    69,* {
    regexp {^69,([0-9]+)$} $code junk mid
    set db [dbopen]
    RetryTransaction {
    set s [db $db open /State/SatConfig]
    dbobj $s set MarketId $mid
    }
    dbclose $db
    reboot
    }

    I do not know if it is good code, but it seems to work. Perhaps it would be a good addition to the next version of xPlusz. If you enter command #69 it will display the current MarketId. If you enter #69,<mid>, it will change the MarketId to <mid> and reboot. When the machine comes back up it has the new locals.

    Keep in mind your access card must support those locals. Except for Columbus, OH, which straddles the transponders of Detroit and Cincinnati, access cards only enable the display of locals on one transponder. You would need to hack the card to do otherwise.
    Have A Nice Day

  2. #257
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    Just curious -- has anyone w/ 2.5 lost their locals in the past week?

    Also, is anyone running 2.5 and still receiving locals? Has anyone lost their locals and not upgraded to 2.5.2 to get them back?

  3. #258
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    Originally posted by OvitivO
    Just curious -- has anyone w/ 2.5 lost their locals in the past week?

    Also, is anyone running 2.5 and still receiving locals? Has anyone lost their locals and not upgraded to 2.5.2 to get them back?
    For what it is worth, I lost my locals (running 2.5) and have not yet upgraded to get them back. The NATIONAL feeds in the 380s are generally good enough for me. Have not had time to think about upgrade yet, will probably do it soon, maybe add a second hard drive too.

  4. #259
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    Thanks
    Last edited by Sonn; 05-31-2003 at 03:10 PM.

  5. #260
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    A new wrinkle...

    my whole system crashed. reimaged w/2.5, upgraded w/2.5.2. now my locals guide is populated appropriately, but when i tune in, i get "channel not avalable".....it was available yesterday????
    Anyone? (and yes i #61, midupdated, and #60,x correctly)
    I have always been, and always shall be, your friend.

  6. #261
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    nevermind

    .
    Last edited by groundhog; 06-03-2003 at 11:09 AM.

  7. #262
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    Do NOT run mvchannels.tcl anymore. It removes information in the database such as GuideInclusionExpr and ConditionalDescriptorExpr that the Tivo seems to now need to operate properly. This means do NOT run #60,x either, or any other mvchannels-type commands. The era of mvchannels.tcl is over, and someone will have to find another way to get multiple locals.

    The ONLY way to get locals with data is to change the MarketId to be the same as what is on the access card and reboot. Period.

    You can change to a MarketId to one that is different than that access card, but the access card will change it back in a couple of hours. To keep that market you would have to hack the card and block the commands that the card uses to change the MarketId. (That is not discussed here.)
    Have A Nice Day

  8. #263
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    Is there someplace to get a complete listing of market ID's ?
    Thanks

  9. #264
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    I posted this in another thread. I do not know if all of them are correct. I just sorted the list of TV markets in alphabetical order and fudged a few lines based on the market id's that I knew. The rest of them should not be off by more than 1. If nothing else, it will give people an idea of what to try.

    1
    2 Abilene-Sweetwater
    3 Albany, GA
    4 Albany-Schenectady-Troy
    5 Albuquerque-Santa Fe
    6 Alexandria, LA
    7 Alpena
    8 Amarillo
    9 Anchorage
    10 Atlanta
    11 Augusta
    12 Austin
    13 Bakersfield
    14 Baltimore
    15 Bangor
    16 Baton Rouge
    17 Beaumont-Port Arthur
    18 Bend, OR
    19 Billings
    20 Biloxi-Gulfport
    21 Binghamton
    22 Birmingham (Anniston and Tuscaloosa)
    23 Bluefield-Beckley-Oak Hill
    24 Boise
    25 Boston (Manchester)
    26 Bowling Green
    27 Buffalo
    28 Burlington-Plattsburgh
    29 Butte-Bozeman, MT
    30 Casper-Riverton
    31 Cedar Rapids-Waterloo & Dubuque
    32 Champaign&Springfield-Decatur
    33 Charleston, SC
    34 Charleston-Huntington
    35 Charlotte
    36 Charlottesville
    37 Chattanooga
    38 Cheyenne, WY-Scottsbluff, NE
    39 Chicago
    40 Chico-Redding
    41 Cincinnati
    42 Clarksburg-Weston
    43 Cleveland
    44 Colorado Springs-Pueblo
    45 Columbia, SC
    46 Columbia-Jefferson City
    47 Columbus, GA
    48 Columbus, OH
    49 Columbus-Tupelo-West Point
    50 Corpus Christi
    51 Dallas-Ft. Worth
    52 Davenport-Rock Island-Moline
    53 Dayton
    54 Denver
    55 Des Moines-Ames
    56 Detroit
    57 Dothan
    58 Duluth-Superior
    59 El Paso
    60 Elmira
    61 Erie
    62 Eugene
    63 Eureka
    64 Evansville
    65 Fairbanks
    66 Fargo-Valley City
    67 Flint-Saginaw-Bay City
    68 Florence-Myrtle Beach
    69 Fresno-Visalia
    70 Ft. Myers-Naples
    71 Ft. Smith-Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
    72 Ft. Wayne
    73 Gainesville
    74 Glendive
    75 Grand Junction-Montrose
    76 Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek
    77 Great Falls
    78 Green Bay-Appleton
    79 Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem
    80 Greenville-New Bern-Washington
    81 Greenville-Spartanburg-Asheville-Anderson
    82 Greenwood-Greenville
    83 Harlingen-Weslaco-Brownsville-McAllen
    84 Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon-York
    85 Harrisonburg
    86 Hartford & New Haven
    87 Hattiesburg-Laurel
    88 Helena
    89 Honolulu
    90 Houston
    91 Huntsville-Decatur (Flor)
    92 Idaho Falls-Pocatello
    93 Indianapolis
    94 Jackson, MS
    95 Jackson, TN
    96 Jacksonville
    97 Johnstown-Altoona
    98 Jonesboro
    99 Joplin-Pittsburg
    100 Kansas City
    101 Knoxville
    102 La Crosse-Eau Claire
    103 Lafayette, IN
    104 Lafayette, LA
    105 Lake Charles
    106 Lansing
    107 Laredo
    108 Las Vegas
    109 Lexington
    110 Lima
    111 Lincoln & Hastings-Kearney
    112 Little Rock-Pine Bluff
    113 Los Angeles
    114 Louisville
    115 Lubbock
    116 Macon
    117 Madison
    118 Mankato
    119 Marquette
    120 Medford-Klamath Falls
    121 Memphis
    122 Meridian
    123 Miami-Ft. Lauderdale
    124 Milwaukee
    125 Minneapolis-St. Paul
    126 Minot-Bismarck-Dickinson
    127 Missoula
    128 Mobile-Pensacola (Ft Walton Beach)
    129 Monroe-El Dorado
    130 Monterey-Salinas
    131 Montgomery (Selma)
    132 Nashville
    133 New Orleans
    134 New York
    135 Norfolk-Portsmouth-Newport News
    136 North Platte
    137 Odessa-Midland
    138 Oklahoma City
    139 Omaha
    140 Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne
    141 Ottumwa-Kirksville
    142 Paducah-Cape Girardeau-Harrisburg-Mt Vernon
    143 Palm Springs
    144 Panama City
    145 Parkersburg
    146 Peoria-Bloomington
    147 Philadelphia
    148 Phoenix
    149 Pittsburgh
    150 Portland, OR
    151 Portland-Auburn
    152 Presque Isle
    153 Providence-New Bedford
    154 Quincy-Hannibal-Keokuk
    155 Raleigh-Durham (Fayetteville)
    156 Rapid City
    157 Reno
    158 Richmond-Petersburg
    159 Roanoke-Lynchburg
    160 Rochester, NY
    161 Rochester-Mason City-Austin
    162 Rockford
    163 Sacramnto-Stockton-Modesto
    164 Salisbury
    165 Salt Lake City
    166 San Angelo
    167 San Antonio
    168 San Diego
    169 San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose
    170 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-San Luis Obispo
    171 Savannah
    172 Seattle-Tacoma
    173 Sherman, TX-Ada, OK
    174 Shreveport
    175 Sioux City
    176 Sioux Falls (Mitchell)
    177 South Bend-Elkhart
    178 Spokane
    179 Springfield, MO
    180 Springfield-Holyoke
    181 St. Joseph
    182 St. Louis
    183 Syracuse
    184 Tallahassee-Thomasville
    185 Tampa-St. Petersburg (Sarasota)
    186 Terre Haute
    187 Toledo
    188 Topeka
    189 Traverse City-Cadillac
    190 Tri-Cities, TN-VA
    191 Tucson (Sierra Vista)
    192 Tulsa
    193 Twin Falls
    194 Tyler-Longview (Lufkin & Nacogdoches)
    195 Utica
    196 Victoria
    197
    198 Waco-Temple-Bryan
    199 Washington, DC (Hagerstown)
    200 Watertown
    201 Wausau-Rhinelander
    202 West Palm Beach-Ft. Pierce
    203 Wheeling-Steubenville
    204 Wichita Falls & Lawton
    205 Wichita-Hutchinson Plus
    206 Wilkes Barre-Scranton
    207 Wilmington
    208 Yakima-Pasco-Richland-Kennewick
    209 Youngstown
    210 Yuma-El Centro
    211 Zanesville
    Have A Nice Day

  10. #265
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    Originally posted by hand
    198 Waco-Temple-Bryan
    hmm this is curious. Does that mean DirecTV now carries Waco. I have been waiting on this for a long time. Does anyone know for sure?
    I have a new Samsung (S4120R) that I will hack completely. I will be writing everything I do up in an Easy Hacking Guide for that unit once I am done similar to what I did with the T60 'unleashed' for those of you that remember. If you can assist me in this process, I am gratefull for your help. Also, my 'chat' address on MSN Messenger is "tivosnoopy at hotmail.com" for anyone wishing to exchange ideas in real-time.

  11. #266
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    37 Chattanooga

    does DirectTv have chattanooga locals now????

    thanks,
    Q_3


    Answer: NO

    Thanks DarkWing
    Last edited by quantum_3; 06-03-2003 at 08:32 PM.

  12. #267
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    You can find out HERE if locals are available in your area.

  13. #268
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    a little help o wise ones...

    as stated before, was getting cleveland locals w/2.5.2 The system crashed, had to reimage w/2.5, then upgraded to 2.5.2. I ran midupdate.tcl 43, then #60,4. The guide for cleveland locals shows up appropriately, however, when I tune in, I get "Channel not availabe". I am only trying to get the single market, not multiples. It's deffinately a DTivo thing because my card will get the Cleve locals on a 4th gen. receiver. Also my "test" card will not get locals on the DTivo either.
    I have always been, and always shall be, your friend.

  14. #269
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    Gregg, you have to do a Clear Program Guide and ToDo List.

    On your remote, press the TiVo Button, select Messages and Setup, then System Reset, then Clear Program Data & To Do List and follow the on screen prompts.

    This will clear your season passes too, but as you said you just reimaged so this should be no big deal.

  15. #270
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    Dark...or anyone...

    After the clear data & to do, do I need to rerun midupdate and #60,4?
    Last edited by GreggRN; 06-03-2003 at 10:38 PM.
    I have always been, and always shall be, your friend.

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