Too many problems to deal with...
I have been using SageTV since v4 and have only had minor issues here and there. Version 5 ran with very few issues but version 6 has been nothing but problems. Every time I would notice a new problem I would go to the fourms, see that others have had the issue and occationally find a work-around, never a fix or solution. It's always, try this, try that... or someone just saying they have had the same problem. It's getting tiresum. Have the Sage programmers tried to do to much at once with v6? What's going on. Video, Audio, and Import issues, not to mention the problem with the Wiz.Bin file getting courrupted all the time. I have done complete clean installs even though I loose everything. Starting from scratch was a small price to pay, if it helped, but it didn't.
The Video import folders that I setup will not completetly import (no network, local folders). This is my biggest issue at the moment because there is no settings to change/tweak, it either works or it doesn't. I don't know why Sage does not use an actual database instead of the wiz.bin anyway. It more then likely would be faster and certainly would be more stable. Putting all you eggs (data) into a single file, come on.
Other than the import problem I thought I had Sage under control, how wrong I was. This morning I noticed that when Sage Media Center changes channels it will not tune the channel. I have to manually "Stop Playback" and then go back to the channel. This just started happening after installing the latest Beta yesterday. I installed the Beta to hopefully fix other issues, now I have even more. I have tried all of the decoders as well as, Overlay verses VMR9, DirectShow verses SageTV Player, I have been everywhere with the settings and although some clearly don't work for me nothing fixes the problem.
Does anyone know if Sage has a link to older versions. I can't keep having these problems and would just like to go back to v5. Maybe v6 will eventually become stable, I sure hope anyway since I bought 3 liscences.
It's seems that most of the users/customers of SageTV are beta testers, like it or not. This is not open source software, we pay for it.