Re: Linux TV?

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From: Jeremie Kass (
Date: Thu Jun 29 2000 - 15:47:53 PDT

you can get their source code at

the tivo has a serial port on the back, used for controlling DSS boxes. if
you mount the drive on a linux box, you can configure it to have tty on
the port, and get a serial console.

a good discussion forum for tivo hacking is

On Thu, 29 Jun 2000, Ernest Prabhakar wrote:

> Hi all,
> Has anyone looked at the Linux kernel used by ReplayTV and TiVo?
> Presumably they either shipped the source or made it available online
> somehow.
> There's gotta be somebody on FoRK who's bourgeous enough to have bought one
> of those, yet geeky enough to have looked for the required GPL notice.
> Right? Is there a URL I can grab it from?
> -- Ernie P.

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