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    Err, I was going to search on phone calls, but...

    Err, I was going to search on phone calls, but since I ran onto this on the first page...so if I'm understanding right, I just got my HD Tivo from dtv, and I'm running into issues where it's failing...
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    Bah, I got boned getting that Barracuda V...

    Bah, I got boned getting that Barracuda V everyone says is quiet. No way in heck is that drive quiet. Quiet in idle, sure, but its the same if not louder than the 5400 Maxtor it replaced. Finally...
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    Do you guys find this Barracuda V drive much...

    Do you guys find this Barracuda V drive much quieter? It doesn't seem that much different from the maxtor it replaced. I know at idle it's a pretty silent drive, but as far read/writing, which is...
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    Just got my drive from Googlegear yesterday, good...

    Just got my drive from Googlegear yesterday, good prices and service, 'specially since it turned out to be next day service since I was so close. :)
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    I really was just kinda griping more than...

    I really was just kinda griping more than anything, I hadn't tried searching for an answer at that point, since I had 252 working before without this problem, I thought it was just an imaging issue...
  6. Thread: Reboting loops

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    ok, thanks, I'm using a 5400 Maxtor at the...

    ok, thanks, I'm using a 5400 Maxtor at the moment. Looks like the image got funky, cuz reimaging fixed it, though that's a new problem now. :)

    If I end up getting a 120G Barracuda V drive, is...
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    Heh, me too. That seems to have fixed the reboot...

    Heh, me too. That seems to have fixed the reboot problem, but now I've got another one. Why does this stuff always 90% work? grrrr.

    I did the 25 and 252 update according to the process in the...
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    Is there feedback after you do the...

    Is there feedback after you do the edit_bootparms, or does it just return to a new line? I didn't get any response when I tried the above order, so I just assumed it worked. Put the drive back in...
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    Oh well, the easy fix didn't work. :) took out...

    Oh well, the easy fix didn't work. :) took out the cable, rubbed it, swapped ends and put it in, same problem. First time I got video for about 80 seconds before a reboot, after reboot I got video...
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    I've had that happen last year, it started...

    I've had that happen last year, it started rebooting on me, couldn't figure out what the problem was, and saw someone on a different forum suggest the ribbon cable. I decided to try it for the heck...
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    If I recall from the last time I looked at it,...

    If I recall from the last time I looked at it, aren't the current screws in a position that you need a long-thin torx screwdriver to get it out? Think so, I'd have to go find one at a store, my torx...
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    Hrmm, didn't know the fan was only using 7v. ...

    Hrmm, didn't know the fan was only using 7v. Bubble, what kind of temp readings do you get with your vantec? I'd love to get rid of some of the noise, and my dtivo is sitting on the top of a stack...
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    The 2-pin fan header isn't putting out 12v?

    The 2-pin fan header isn't putting out 12v?
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    Hmmm, been thinking of replacing my fan, makes...

    Hmmm, been thinking of replacing my fan, makes too much noise, think it's going bad. Made a racket starting up the last time after I opened up the dtivo to work on. The specs on that $2 fan show...
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    Hrmm, never had any problems with my original...

    Hrmm, never had any problems with my original 25xtreme until a few weeks ago when I started losing my local channels, so I updated to 2.5.2, but now I've had the TBA problem happen to me once,...
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    Was the "channel not available" on locals only or...

    Was the "channel not available" on locals only or non-locals? What version of software are you running. I had the locals problem and fixed that by upgrading to 2.5.2 last week, but then something...
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    Hmm, ok, I'm having a new problem. I had the...

    Hmm, ok, I'm having a new problem. I had the locals problem, so I updated to 2.5.2. and I'm using NOPHONE. Everything has been fine for the past week. The tivo recorded a couple of shows last...
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    You can also find xbox apps in the xbox binary...

    You can also find xbox apps in the xbox binary newsgroup on usenet. I can't believe I didn't give xbmp a try until a month ago. I'd tried an older version from last year but 2.3 so much blows that...
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    Uh....yeah. Depends if you want to record shows,...

    Uh....yeah. Depends if you want to record shows, or if you want to play games and playback videos using xbox media player. Best answer is of course BOTH. :)
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    Sticky: Grrr, I called Dave the other day when my locals...

    Grrr, I called Dave the other day when my locals went out and they sent me a new P4. In between that time I did the 252 update and clearing data and got my locals back. Well I got the new P4 today,...
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    Scanman, what's your system temps like with that...

    Scanman, what's your system temps like with that WD drive in there? I've got a 60G Maxtor 5400 in mine currently, suits my needs, but wouldn't mind dropping in a Seagate Barracuda to get rid of the...
  22. Thread: Locals and 2.52

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    Yeah, I should be getting a new P4 today, though...

    Yeah, I should be getting a new P4 today, though I've already fixed my problem, heh.

    In my case, after doing the 2.5.2 upgrade, I still didn't have my locals back, so at that point I did the...
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    Sticky: Tivo Menu->Messages & Setup->System Reset->Clear...

    Tivo Menu->Messages & Setup->System Reset->Clear Program Data & To Do List

    Oh well, it's nice to clear out all of those dead season passes every once in a while. :)
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    Just did the 2.5.2 update today, my system info...

    Just did the 2.5.2 update today, my system info is 2.5.2-01-1-001.

    Hrmm, just got a SDD an hour ago too, heh. I never had any software version change in the 2.5.1 that I had installed, so I'm not...
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    If you want to watch VCDs away from your PC, I...

    If you want to watch VCDs away from your PC, I highly recommend a modded Xbox. Putting in a mod chip and loading up Xbox Media Player turns it into a perfect A/V appliance, it'll play back nearly...
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    Sticky: Huh, thank god for this forum. :) Had problems...

    Huh, thank god for this forum. :) Had problems with my subbed locals using my subbed P4 2 weeks ago on a Tuesday, called Dave and the locals came back on while we were on the phone. CSR said they'd...
  27. Hrmm, I was going to run it, now I'm not sure,...

    Hrmm, I was going to run it, now I'm not sure, heh. I've been having problems with my locals, my subbed locals on my subbed P4 disappeared again last night, so I just did the 2.5.2 upgrade to see if...
  28. Intermittent video freeze on some channel with legit card

    Well, after our buddy Dave turned off the H feed, I fell back to my legit card that I'm paying for, at least until I get the equipment I need for Hu. :) I got a 722 when I first put the card back...
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