Lockups under F202:
Lots of reboots and lockups in grants pass Oregon. 150? since dec24. Some with consistent known reasons most not. No intention of returning unit, as it is a minor annoyance.
In case some of you missed it, and your power plug is annoying to get at.... I noticed lately a definite hdmi link problem to many of the lockups. It was probably the case in the past but do not know. Sometime in the past posts, there was some concern that using hdmi had handshake issues. While i tried using the component, at that time i saw no difference in the reboots. Now have returned to using component riding my unit of one DEFINITE reoccurable software/hardware glitch. Still have reboots and lockups but not in this specific manner.
Where the dvr remote will do nothing to change screen, simply turning off the tv and then turning off and on the dvr with its remote (as opposed to a hard boot)before turning on the tv can return everything to normal. This specific no response to the remote(lockup)has remained several times(but not always) through as many as 3 hard reboots. That is -- Where the reboot goes fine showing "please wait" then back into a no response/no picture mode until i do the above. sorry to hear at least one user still had this issue with firmware f206.
Sometimes no response to dvr remote is totally that and other times it allows dvr lights to blink but has zero effect. Do not know what that means
Firmware F206 installed this morning.
No trouble setting timers in empty guide data spaces.
Now the skip forward and back buttons function quite nicely without flaw. Previously sound would get all mucked up in a skip mode for a bit. and the skip back was almost useless in its flakiness but now is perfect.
Hope the new timers for hard and soft reboots can help echostar diagnose future problems.
TVGOS data for my 7 channels never was complete or stable for all channels but did go out 7days for some. Under the f206 only the main cbs feed gets a full week of tvgos. Only took a couple of minutes. The rest gets pisp for 12 hours only.
Now can only wait and see on the reboot issue. Tim