it's a native tivo script. here's the contents :
Originally Posted by tiver
as you can see, there's plenty of ways to edit it. Or if you rename installSw.itcl, then the tivo can't ever run it, since it won't even know what its name is.
if [ "$upgradesoftware" = false ]; then
echo "Not upgrading software"
if [ "$EMERGENCY_REINSTALL" = 1 ]; then
if [ $? -eq 0 ]; then
# Time to install s/w
echo -n "INSTALLING" >> /dev/ircatch0 2>/dev/null
export -n EMERGENCY_REINSTALL
you couldn't leave in place for forever, since you'd stop receiving guide data at some point, but it should hold it off long enough for you to rehack it without pulling the drive.
A more general question - is this method something I could theoretically just leave in place and ignore updates _forever_ ? I don't plan on doing this, of course, but I want to get a sense for how bulletproof I can make my system - in case I am on an extended trip again and can't deal with my tivo ...