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tommyboy65
02-26-2002, 01:08 AM
If you were to put the service hack on a Directivo unit, and disconnect the phone line - how does tivo get it's programming information?

I currently have a tivo sub on a standalone unit and I know that it calls every day or so to get the program info. I just can't picture how a directivo get's it's data if not "phoning home"

jore
02-26-2002, 02:13 AM
The guide data is received through the dish.

However, with 25Xtreme, you won't get Tivolution Magazine or Showcases. The recording functions work fine though..

BubbleLamp
02-26-2002, 02:33 AM
The Showcases/Tivolution issue has been solved, thanks to PGM.

tommyboy65
02-26-2002, 09:29 AM
Thanks for the answers. I can't say I even make use of those features on my standalone.

BubbleLamp
02-26-2002, 03:32 PM
Originally posted by tommyboy65
Thanks for the answers. I can't say I even make use of those features on my standalone.

Most people don't really use them, but the concern was they would keep accumulating and reduce recording space. By making them work properly, they get cleaned out periodically.