TiVo Hacks

Errata for TiVo Hacks

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page 24
Fifth paragraph

dreaded "Sever Error should be dreaded "Severe Error

Anonymous   
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Page 69
Third paragraph

The "-h" in "cpio -idu -h tar < tivobin.tar" needs to be uppercase "-H".

Anonymous   
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Page 75
Second paragraph

The "-I" in "cpio -I -H tar " needs to be lowercase "-i".

Anonymous   
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Page 75
2nd set of bash shell commands

bash-2.02# remount -o remount.... on both lines should be replaced with bash-2.02# mount -o remount....

Anonymous   
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Page 77
Last paragraph

The "-I" in "cpio -I -H tar " needs to be lowercase "-i"

Anonymous   
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Page 81
Last paragraph

"use osdwriter [Hack #41]" should be "use osdwriter [Hack #40]"

Anonymous   
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Page 87
Third from last paragraph

An ampersand is missing from the line. It should be: /var/hack/bin/elseed_forever.sh -c /var/hack/etc/elseed.conf &

Anonymous   
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Page 88
Third 'bash' line

Space missing between "mkdir" and "/var/hack/cron"

Anonymous   
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Page 103
Figure 4-8

Wrong image. Figure 4-7 was printed twice in place of the correct screenshot for Figure 4-8.

Anonymous   
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Page 114
3rd paragraph of hack #54

URL for wget-tcl is invalid. http://www.bitwaste.com/tivo/wget-tcl.tar.gz should be: http://www.bitwaste.com/tivo/

Anonymous   
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Page 115
Fourth paragraph

Extra ".gz" needs to be removed. The line should read: mv /var/hack/bin/tivoftpd.ppc /var/hack/bin/tivoftpd

Anonymous   
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Page 152
Figure 5-9

Wrong image. Figure 5-8 got printed twice, in place of the User Interface Menu.

Anonymous   
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Page 163
Table 5-1

The letter "B" needs to be added to the word "ackspace"

Anonymous   
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Page 172
Now Playing with Sort and Folders

http://www.ljs.nildram.co.uk/tivo.html has moved to http://www.ljay.org.uk/tivoweb/

Anonymous   
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Page 229
3rd line from bottom of code listing for hack #96

Missing minus sign before 600 for '10 minutes shorter' ...10 minutes shorter| 600| should be ...10 minutes shorter|-600| page 235- the number box for Hack 99 should have a number sign.

Anonymous