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Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-25-2016, 06:15 AM
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Posted By SEMIJim
No, I'm embarrassed to admit, it was a "temporary...

No, I'm embarrassed to admit, it was a "temporary user brain outage."

I'd upgraded our WiFi access point two weekends ago. In the process I changed the WiFi networks' names. I had re-configured...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-24-2016, 04:25 PM
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Posted By SEMIJim
Missing Guide Data

Nothing recording this evening. Checked. The Rovi guide data is MIA. Rebooted the DVR+. Nada.

Anybody know what's up with that?

Thanks,
Jim
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   03-26-2016, 07:37 AM
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Posted By SEMIJim
HDMI Switches With S/PDIF Output?

Yes: Again :)

Ok: I've done my searching and reading. Quite a bit of it. Here and elsewhere.

Here's what we have:


Samsung LN46D630 LCD TV
Yamaha RX-V795 receiver (5.1 digital audio,...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-07-2015, 11:53 AM
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Posted By SEMIJim
That has not been my experience. In other...

That has not been my experience.

In other forums, entirely unrelated to interests such as you'll find at AVSF, every time somebody asks "We've had enough of the high cable bills for stuff we don't...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-07-2015, 08:40 AM
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Posted By SEMIJim
*sigh*...

*sigh* http://www.LinxNet.com/misc/smilies/shake.gif

I keep checking this thread, hoping against hope to see conversation about how CM/E* have realized the error of their ways, pulled 124R, and...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-08-2015, 03:48 PM
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Posted By SEMIJim
Even less viewers than they might have had due to...

Even less viewers than they might have had due to some people disliking the update so much they went to the trouble to block the update site. I was interested in the "linear" channels, but not enough...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-08-2015, 03:10 PM
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Posted By SEMIJim
That's pretty damn lame. Can't imagine what was...

That's pretty damn lame. Can't imagine what was running thru whatever designer's head when (s)he thought up that little gem.

Jim
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-16-2015, 12:05 PM
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Posted By SEMIJim
Good guess, wiscojim: Wonderful. For the...

Good guess, wiscojim:


Wonderful. For the sake of selling people a feature-crammed "enhanced" remote, they eliminated an existing useful features :mad:

Looks like I'm going to be staying on...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-16-2015, 07:04 AM
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Posted By SEMIJim
You and I apparently have very different ideas...

You and I apparently have very different ideas about what the word "broken" and the phrase "works fine" mean.

Jim
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-16-2015, 05:33 AM
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Posted By SEMIJim
So... E*/CM releases v108. Works great....

So...


E*/CM releases v108. Works great. Not perfect, but everybody's more-or-less mostly happy.
v111 is released. Breaks spin-down by, literally, preventing the drives that can/will from...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-15-2015, 07:26 AM
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Posted By SEMIJim
If they've coded it as the fully-qualified...

If they've coded it as the fully-qualified hostname, rather than a particular IP address, then it's only necessary for someone to look up the new IP address.

I've been thinking of either blocking...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-15-2015, 04:23 AM
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Posted By SEMIJim
You haven't done it correctly. 192.168.0.1 is...

You haven't done it correctly. 192.168.0.1 is almost certainly your local network's (inside) Internet gateway address. That is to say: The network address through which everything must pass to get...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-11-2015, 06:29 PM
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Posted By SEMIJim
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-11-2015, 05:16 PM
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Posted By SEMIJim
It does and it's done. Thank you, pachinko! ...

It does and it's done. Thank you, pachinko!


I thought I had that saved, somewhere, but apparently not. Could I get a copy of that from you, just in case?

Jim
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-11-2015, 02:56 PM
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Posted By SEMIJim
http://www.linxnet.com/misc/images/donotwant.jpg

http://www.linxnet.com/misc/images/donotwant.jpg
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-10-2015, 04:23 PM
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Posted By SEMIJim
You have to block something to prevent the...

You have to block something to prevent the update? Cuz I definitely do not want it.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-09-2015, 05:12 PM
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Posted By SEMIJim
Yeah, 'cept it didn't actually, ya know... do...

Yeah, 'cept it didn't actually, ya know... do anything. I mean except put up a lock image. The machine would still happily delete a "locked" item--or an entire directory containing locked items. I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-04-2015, 07:24 AM
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Posted By SEMIJim
I have the essential skills, I imagine, but,...

I have the essential skills, I imagine, but, beside the fact the project doesn't particularly interest me, personally (we use our DVR+ purely for time-shifting and keep almost nothing), the user...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-17-2015, 07:59 PM
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Posted By SEMIJim
Sorry, missed that. I guess you're going to...

Sorry, missed that.

I guess you're going to have to upgrade your AVR, then.

Jim
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-17-2015, 06:40 PM
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Posted By SEMIJim
You plug the HDMI directly into the TV. Jim

You plug the HDMI directly into the TV.

Jim
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-17-2015, 08:10 AM
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Posted By SEMIJim
I'm confused. The DVR+ has a S/PDIF TOSLINK...

I'm confused. The DVR+ has a S/PDIF TOSLINK output and your receiver has S/PDIF TOSLINK inputs. What is the problem?

Jim
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-04-2015, 04:30 AM
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Posted By SEMIJim
Probably good advice, what with the DVR+ using an...

Probably good advice, what with the DVR+ using an ext2 filesystem. I hadn't thought of that.

Jim
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-01-2015, 11:06 AM
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Posted By SEMIJim
Yes, it does run Linux. On gaining root access...

Yes, it does run Linux. On gaining root access in order to get SMB running: Not to my knowledge.

Even were one to somehow finagle their way into gaining root, the Samba suite would have to be...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-24-2015, 05:18 AM
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Posted By SEMIJim
In this context the distinction is...

In this context the distinction is inconsequential. The wireless device doesn't care whether it's an AP or WiFi router that's (not) broadcasting an SSID.

In fact: The only difference between an...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-23-2015, 04:08 AM
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Posted By SEMIJim
This is broken code on the part of the DVR+. No...

This is broken code on the part of the DVR+. No WiFi device should require the wireless network announce its SSID. The DVR+'s configuration should provide for manual input of the desired network's...
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