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Forum: The SageTV Community 01-08-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,898
Posted By jhkoenig
It seems that the remote is RF, rather than IR?...

It seems that the remote is RF, rather than IR? Is there a way to use an IR remote? I use a Logitech remote to control everything, and adding a second remote is out of the (WAF) question.
Forum: SageTV Software 04-17-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By jhkoenig
I did the same upgrade several months ago and...

I did the same upgrade several months ago and there were NO issues. I made a crazy number/variety of backups and didn't need any of them. Backups are never wasted time though.

After running the...
Forum: Hardware Support 03-31-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,104
Posted By jhkoenig
I have a number of HGST 4T and 6T hard drives in...

I have a number of HGST 4T and 6T hard drives in my Sage server. They have been the most reliable, long-lasting drives that I have used. The average in-service time on these drives is over 3 years of...
Forum: SageTV Software 02-10-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,145
Posted By jhkoenig
I just updated from V9.1 to V9.2.1 last week in...

I just updated from V9.1 to V9.2.1 last week in 32bit. It was flawless! Although I backed up EVERYTHING on the program drive "just in case" I didn't need anything restored. Hope your experience is as...
Forum: SageTV Software 01-30-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By jhkoenig
CptKirk: You PM'd me this morning when I was...

CptKirk: You PM'd me this morning when I was off-line and now you are off-line and I am here. Modern life! Anyway, I would love to get the Client installer! What's the easiest way for you to send?
Forum: SageTV Software 01-29-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By jhkoenig
Which is the lessor of two evils?

Although I have been a SageTV user since the dark ages, upgrades have always frightened me. I am running 9.0.12 on the server side and want to build a client on a laptop. The latest 9.2 client won't...
Forum: Hardware Support 03-17-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 484,804
Posted By jhkoenig
Oops, my bad. Your re-cap is correct, except that...

Oops, my bad. Your re-cap is correct, except that I was capturing CABLE streams using my HDHR via OpenDCT, rather than PREMIUM TV streams. Sorry for the confusion. The failure mode wasn't 100% (~40%...
Forum: Hardware Support 03-17-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 484,804
Posted By jhkoenig
When changing away from ffmpeg, be aware that I...

When changing away from ffmpeg, be aware that I had Sage record several "lifestyle" cable channels will odd frame rates that would not play back. In desperation, I set all of those channels to pass...
Forum: SageTV Clients Development 01-14-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,520
Posted By jhkoenig
DigiDad: What is your remote control solution?

DigiDad: What is your remote control solution?
Forum: Hardware Support 04-14-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,650
Posted By jhkoenig
Very interested in your plan, because I have...

Very interested in your plan, because I have exactly the same need to replace some HD200/300s. What OS will you use? Any other bits of wisdom to share?

Thanks for blazing the trail. I'm that guy...
Forum: SageTV Software 01-20-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,591
Posted By jhkoenig
My hand-wired 100Mb network handled 2 Primes plus...

My hand-wired 100Mb network handled 2 Primes plus 2 HD clients just fine for years. We have increased our utilization by other gadgets, plus all those hand-crimped connectors have aged, so the...
Forum: SageTV Software 01-19-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,591
Posted By jhkoenig
Cautious optimism

It is very early to declare victory, but after two nights of recording 4-6 programs simultaneously, the stutters/glitches are GONE!

It seems that the root cause was network congestion. My two...
Forum: SageTV Software 01-18-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,591
Posted By jhkoenig
I feel your pain KryptoNyte! My errors don't...

I feel your pain KryptoNyte! My errors don't track to one Prime or one hard disk or one channel. Right now, a Shaman sounds pretty good.
Forum: SageTV Software 01-18-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,591
Posted By jhkoenig
Thanks, but that was already done. Appreciate the...

Thanks, but that was already done. Appreciate the suggestion! Hoping network congestion was the culprit, so now we're gigabit on a shiny new switch.
Forum: SageTV Software 01-18-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,591
Posted By jhkoenig
Still hunting down the root cause. Now I'm...

Still hunting down the root cause. Now I'm running Sage v9, OpenDCT RC2 and changing everything I can think of to eliminate the glitches. Today I moved things around to establish a 1GB network...
Forum: Hardware Support 01-18-2017, 12:37 AM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 484,804
Posted By jhkoenig
The EPG feed is going away 7/1/17 per:...

The EPG feed is going away 7/1/17 per: https://forums.sagetv.com/forums/showthread.php?t=63884 but there is an inexpensive subscription replacement for v9.
Forum: Hardware Support 01-17-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 484,804
Posted By jhkoenig
AlphaCrew, I shared your hesitation to upgrade...

AlphaCrew, I shared your hesitation to upgrade from my "perfectly good" v7 installation. Not touched for 6 years, I think.

Then I upgraded to v( in an attempt to eliminate some stuttering. After...
Forum: Hardware Support 01-16-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 484,804
Posted By jhkoenig
Will do, Fuzzy. Thanks. Hoping for something to...

Will do, Fuzzy. Thanks. Hoping for something to jump out at me.

I'm also dreaming of a an OpenDCT config that uses the MediaServerConsumer remuxer where I can and the FFmpeg remuxer where I must....
Forum: Hardware Support 01-16-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 484,804
Posted By jhkoenig
That's a great idea, Fuzzy! I'm using Primes, so...

That's a great idea, Fuzzy! I'm using Primes, so I'll give the HDHR viewer a shot. Any examples of OpenDCT channel-specific remuxer configs you've seen on the web?
Forum: Hardware Support 01-16-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 484,804
Posted By jhkoenig
Hi Egeller! The stutters are present on all...

Hi Egeller! The stutters are present on all channels. Ordering a new distribution amp to see if that helps. The MediaServerConsumer remuxer seems to choke on the 60 FPS channels (non-broadcast, like...
Forum: Hardware Support 01-16-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 484,804
Posted By jhkoenig
Fuzzy, I'm still doing something wrong! I have...

Fuzzy, I'm still doing something wrong! I have OpenDCT running, Sage v9 running, but I still can't get MediaServerConsumer to play back the "cable only" channels like HGTV or Bravo. Do I need...
Forum: Hardware Support 01-13-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 484,804
Posted By jhkoenig
So is this a V9-specific remuxer? When I put this...

So is this a V9-specific remuxer? When I put this in my openDCT parameter file, it killed my ability to view TV. I'm running V7 still.
Forum: Hardware Support 01-13-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 484,804
Posted By jhkoenig
Thanks, Fuzzy! Here is the log file. I looked at...

Thanks, Fuzzy! Here is the log file. I looked at it and it MIGHT contain actual Greek for all the wisdom I gleaned.

Appreciate the help,
--John
Forum: Hardware Support 01-12-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 484,804
Posted By jhkoenig
Need to eliminate stutter/freezing moments

So I've had a great first week of operation with OpenDCT. The only issue is a pesky habit of freezing for 1-3 seconds every 2-15 minutes. The pauses are part of the capture, because I can skip back...
Forum: SageTV Software 01-09-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,591
Posted By jhkoenig
So I spent some time this past weekend and...

So I spent some time this past weekend and migrated to OpenDCT. It is AMAZING. Too soon to know if it eliminates Sage's hatred for HGTV, but so far, so good.

Just seeing 1-3 second freezes every...
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