My upgrade to 12TB - Roamio OTA

Discussion in 'TiVo Upgrade Center' started by LegoZ, Nov 10, 2019.

  1. LegoZ

    LegoZ New Member

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    I was able to copy my Roamio OTA 1TB drive to a shucked WD Easystore 12TB and expanded the recording space with the mfsadd command 4 times following the instructions in the DIY 10TB Roamio thread.

    I also leveraged mfsinfo to verify how many more times mfsadd could be ran. On the final fix I was told the drive would need to be divorced. Very nervously I reinstalled the drive and followed the onscreen prompts. Once this completed I attempted to perform a KS 58 but not sure if this worked or not.

    Everything appears to be working (less than 1 hour in), I went from I believe over 80% full to 7%.

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    Total cost was less than $162 with the purchase of a deeply discounted 128GB thumb drive after redeeming $50 of Best Buy certificates.
     
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  2. LegoZ

    LegoZ New Member

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    A few notes the TiVo seems louder with the shucked 12TB than the 1TB WD Green that came with it. Not sure if it’s drive or higher fan speed? It’s 68F in the room it’s in but if making more heat than the 1TB drive maybe fan speed increased? I’ve also confirmed typical power usage went from 13w to 17w.
     
  3. ThAbtO

    ThAbtO TiVoholic by the bay TCF Club

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    You would also have more problems in the long term. V21 or Hydra is buggy and one of the things it doesn't like, is large drives.
     
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  4. jmbach

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    I do not think you have a full 12 TB of space. You have a little over 10 TB. We can get the full 12 TB but it will take a little manual manipulation of the APM to do it.
     
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  5. LegoZ

    LegoZ New Member

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    I don’t know if I am that concerned unless there is a reason I should be? I am really new to messing around with the TiVo as a hobbyist vs user.
     
  6. jmbach

    jmbach der Neuerer

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    Nothing to be concerned about. It can wait until you are getting full again.
     
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