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I have an HR10-250 with 2 x 400 GB drives. The newest software patch/upgrade knocked out all of my hacks.

I recall that the backup program requires a local FAT drive, but I would like to back up the drives - including the programs - onto my network RAID array.

Is this possible/easily accomplished?

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It's possible... you can use any flavor of linux, then use the tivopart utility to enable the o/s to identify the tivo drive(s).
I'm sure there must be some linux liveCDs out there that'd recognize your network drive
 

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the bigger issue in my mind is that the backup program seems to require a FAT drive as the destination drive.

I also don't know what the tivopart utility does <g>.
 

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no, it doesn't REQUIRE a FAT drive... that's just suggested because both linux and windows can read and write it.
tivopart allows you to access a tivo-partitioned drive with a regular linux version, as I said.
the tivo boot CDs use a modified linux that understands tivo drives natively.
You don't actually need either for the backup/restore, or bootpage mods... it's changing anything in the root/var/kernel partitions that requires it.
 
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