1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

New S3 software 11.0m

Discussion in 'TiVo Series3 HDTV DVRs' started by cassiusdrow, Jul 4, 2013.

  1. Aug 6, 2013 #81 of 158
    djl25

    djl25 C64 hacker

    95
    0
    May 26, 2005
    Providence, RI
    Does anyone know for certain what is contained in this update? I agree, if it's just a fix for the expired cookie problem then it's not hugely compelling. It would be wonderful if they had taken the opportunity to roll in some other fixes, though.

     
  2. Aug 6, 2013 #82 of 158
    Dan203

    Dan203 Super Moderator Staff Member TCF Club

    37,521
    182
    Apr 17, 2000
    Nevada
    If there are any fixes, which I doubt, they'll probably only be bug fixes. I would not expect any visible changes or added features.
     
  3. Aug 6, 2013 #83 of 158
    morac

    morac Cat God

    8,956
    22
    Mar 14, 2003
    NJ
    The only major issue that really needs to be fixed is the diagnostic screen lock up. I doubt they'll fix that though.
     
  4. Aug 6, 2013 #84 of 158
    nooneuknow

    nooneuknow TiVo User Since 2007

    3,554
    0
    Feb 5, 2011
    Cox Cable...
    That would be an opinion, not a fact. There are plenty of bugs that affect some, and not others, due to how the HD is used.

    I sure plenty of people that didn't make your ignore list feel differently on the HD Diag Screen lock-up being the "ONLY major issue that really needs to be fixed". :confused: :rolleyes:
     
  5. Aug 6, 2013 #85 of 158
    morac

    morac Cat God

    8,956
    22
    Mar 14, 2003
    NJ
    Any bug that locks up the box completely and requires pulling the plug is a major one in my opinion, regardless how often it affects users. Personally I rarely use my S3 anymore so if only hits me if I forget about the bug and go to check for cable signal problems.

    And if your curious why I took you off my ignore lost, it's because I use the Forum Runner app to read the forums here and there's a bug in it where it won't mark a thread as read if the last poster is on my ignore list. Since you tend to be the last poster in almost every subscribed thread I read, ....
     
  6. Aug 24, 2013 #86 of 158
    HerronScott

    HerronScott Well-Known Member

    2,789
    29
    Jan 1, 2002
    Staunton, VA
    One of my 2 S3 OLED's just got 11.0m with today's call in (had pending restart so I went ahead and restarted) so maybe the general rollout has started?

    Scott
     
  7. Aug 24, 2013 #87 of 158
    nooneuknow

    nooneuknow TiVo User Since 2007

    3,554
    0
    Feb 5, 2011
    Cox Cable...
    The next time that happens, try just disconnecting the coax cable and see if the box recovers, then reconnect it. It has worked for me in the past.
     
  8. Aug 24, 2013 #88 of 158
    morac

    morac Cat God

    8,956
    22
    Mar 14, 2003
    NJ
    It doesn't. TiVo has acknowledged the bug exists, but they just never plan on fixing it since it only happens occasionally and the Series 3 boxes are EOL.
     
  9. Aug 24, 2013 #89 of 158
    pgoelz

    pgoelz Member

    189
    1
    May 1, 2005
    Wow, this was an informative thread! I now know that there is a reason our Tivo Desktop no longer works, the Premiere may have improved since the last time I considered getting one, and the fact that the diagnostic screen freezes my Tivo HD isn't just me. Thanks!

    Can anyone confirm that the "m" firmware on an HD actually restores Tivo Desktop operation?

    And I have to say that I am annoyed that Tivo (the company) does not continue to actively and promptly support the HD, EOL or not. We PAY for service each and every month. I can understand declaring something that was a simple purchase "EOL" and moving on, but not if we are required to pay for service every month.

    Paul
     
  10. Aug 24, 2013 #90 of 158
    morac

    morac Cat God

    8,956
    22
    Mar 14, 2003
    NJ
  11. Aug 24, 2013 #91 of 158
    Soapm

    Soapm Active Member

    1,564
    0
    May 9, 2007
    So close,...
    Still nothing here but good to know the general release has started.
     
  12. Aug 24, 2013 #92 of 158
    morac

    morac Cat God

    8,956
    22
    Mar 14, 2003
    NJ
    If the general release started, everyone would get it, not just one additional person. My old S3 connected this morning, and didn't get the update, not that I really want the update as my S3 is working fine currently.
     
  13. Aug 24, 2013 #93 of 158
    CraigK

    CraigK (unspecified)

    1,255
    7
    Jun 9, 2006
    North of...
    One of our HDs got the 11.0m overnight. My first clue was closed captions were on and the other was the corner clock was missing.

    The other HD hasn't updated yet, but I imagine the general rollout is now progressing.
     
  14. Aug 24, 2013 #94 of 158
    worachj

    worachj Active Member

    1,144
    4
    Oct 13, 2006
    Eagan, MN
    I got the new software on a TiVo HD last night, still have S3 that needs it.
     
  15. Aug 24, 2013 #95 of 158
    Soapm

    Soapm Active Member

    1,564
    0
    May 9, 2007
    So close,...
    It's been a while since we've seen new reports so I assumed this was the general. I'm happy with the current OS and since my Tivo is hacked, it's been so long since I hacked it, I really don't look forward to the new release.
     
  16. Aug 25, 2013 #96 of 158
    HerronScott

    HerronScott Well-Known Member

    2,789
    29
    Jan 1, 2002
    Staunton, VA
    Checked my son's HD and it's still 11.0k so we're 1 for 3 here. I do seem to recall general rollouts occurring faster in the past but a little odd why 1 of mine would have gotten it after all this time (and I see another user as well).

    Scott
     
  17. Aug 25, 2013 #97 of 158
    Nicholsen

    Nicholsen New Member

    14
    0
    Nov 4, 2007
    I have two HD's and one HDXL, all with expanded internal after market hard drives. (6 tuners + 4.5 Tb = a lashed together Roameo?)

    One HD and the HDXL both recently received 11.0m. Neither liked it. The new drives are less than a year old, and there is absolutely no sign of capacitor rot on the HDXL. Both units worked perfectly from the upgrade until they received 11.0m.

    The XL locked-up and would not reboot from the menu. I eventually got it to reboot with a power-cycle, but it would not reboot consistently after that even when power cycled. I ran a kickstart 57 and am now copying transferable programs to another machine. I have my fingers crossed the kickstart fixed the problem.

    The HD also does not reboot properly. I no longer get a "Starting up" screen. Instead, I get a blue screen (for longer than I would expect) followed up with the "Just a few more minutes" screen. I am going to try the kickstart 57 here as well and see if that helps.

    Has anyone else had similar issues with the 11.0m upgrade?

    By the way, many thanks to the regular posters here for sharing their accumulated wisdom with us.
     
  18. Aug 25, 2013 #98 of 158
    nooneuknow

    nooneuknow TiVo User Since 2007

    3,554
    0
    Feb 5, 2011
    Cox Cable...
    Uh, (breaking out in cold sweat), who, or where, did you purchase these "after market drives" from? Are you talking about pre-imaged drop-in-and-go drives, or just retail drives that you imaged yourself?
     
  19. Aug 25, 2013 #99 of 158
    Nicholsen

    Nicholsen New Member

    14
    0
    Nov 4, 2007
    These are retail WD green drives I imaged myself. They were working perfectly until the 11.0m upgrade. Lots of use, no issues.

    I appear to have lost no programs, but I am surprised that a minor bug patch could cause these kinds of issues.
     
  20. HerronScott

    HerronScott Well-Known Member

    2,789
    29
    Jan 1, 2002
    Staunton, VA
    I only have a sample of 1 on an S3 OLED so far and have not seen any issues yet (upgraded to 1TB WD AV drive 5 years ago with WinMFS).

    Scott
     

Share This Page