New Roamio is working well, Comcast also gave me a nice retention discount and free HBO for a while, except- it's not working on my Roamio.
My Premiere is working fine on HBO, and the cablecard "Val" Conditional Access field is "V" (validated?)...
on the M card in the Roamio, Val is still "?", though w/ each hit the actual number increases eg 0x09,0x10,0x17, etc...
Conditional access is "Yes" etc, I get all the other channels, just not HBO and MGMHD .
I am on my third cablecard now, and comcast has tried re-pairing them multiple times, verified the numbers, etc. I've also tried activating online via comcast.com/activate (it lists either the cablecard or the Tivo hostID#), or not at all (on this 3rd card), ... no help.
I noticed that one of my two S cards on my S3 is also status "?", other is "V", and true enough sometimes I can watch HBO or not.
Any tips/tricks to get the pairing on Roamio to work properly for pay channels?
It's worked once for the premiere, so I can at least see & stream some shows, but..