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Well this is interesting!

Discussion in 'VirginMedia TV with TiVo - UK' started by cwaring, May 30, 2011.

  1. alextegg

    alextegg Tall Member

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    Yes, probably.

    I think that's called Quality Testing - not :)
     
  2. ColinYounger

    ColinYounger It wasn't me.

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    No software can be or ever will be perfect, so I still buy the asset protection\didn't stress test network link theory.

    The asset protection one I'd say was the most likely.
     
  3. cwaring

    cwaring VM Tivo User

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    My Tivo lost its network connection again early this morning so I did some more digging and found that, although Wishlist results are accessible locally, Search and Browse are not.

    Again, that's just weird because don't they all rely on the same meta-data? :confused:

    [​IMG]
     
  4. mikerr

    mikerr TiVoCentral.co.uk

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    The HD screens use network data, the SD screens use traditional tivo cached data.
    Search/browse is a HD menu, wishlists are SD.

    Another side effect of this is that extended episode data e.g. "Series 9 episode 3" (HD menus) is not accessible to wishlists (SD menus)

    If it was in that data, we'd be able to set a wishlist for a particular series

    e.g. the following should only record series 9 of CSI,
    but actually doesn't work because the HD/SD datasets are different:

    [​IMG]
    The first frame is from the HD menu, the rest SD

    actually old S1 users can successfully do the above since altepg now has (S9ep3) in the description !
     
  5. cwaring

    cwaring VM Tivo User

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    Okay. Thanks for the explanation mike. Interesting.
     
  6. Furball

    Furball Totally TiVo

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    There not silly ;)

    Keep everything out of the consumers reach so it means theres less they can fiddle with and means without it connecting to their servers its just paper weight :rolleyes:
     
  7. unitron

    unitron Active Member

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    It's probably not old news over there, but stateside Premiere owners (i.e., people with more money than me:)) have been discussing and complaining about this since it first came out.

    Apparently loss of internet means having to shift back to the SD UI to get anything done.

    I don't know if that means that stuff isn't stored locally, or if you just can't get to it without some kind of internet magic.
     
  8. mikerr

    mikerr TiVoCentral.co.uk

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    The UK version doesn't even allow you to totally switch to the SD UI for now playing screens / tivo central etc normally

    ...but since they've enabled USB keyboards, we can now can get to it by pressing the "secret" F11 key on an attached keyboard.
     
  9. cwaring

    cwaring VM Tivo User

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    Really? :eek: Did not know that. May have to have a play :D

    ETA:
    Had a play last night and got it to work; but only the once :confused::(
     
  10. Brangdon

    Brangdon New Member

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    As I recall, it doesn't work from the Home screen. F11 only takes you to the SD Home screen if you are not already in a Home screen.
     

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