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Forum: Hardware Support 07-20-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 923
Posted By sainswor99
DirecTV power

OK, two weekends in a row this has happened, and I'm hoping someone can help me understand what's going on.

I use two DirecTV boxes (using S-Video and USB to Serial cables) as sources for my...
Forum: SageTV Placeshifter 07-05-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,682
Posted By sainswor99
THis may not work, but it's worth a try; try...

THis may not work, but it's worth a try; try connecting to the server at your public IP. TO find out your public IP, visit a site like http://ipchicken.com.

Some DSL providers recognize loopback...
Forum: SageTV Software 03-10-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By sainswor99
I was going to post something similar, but then...

I was going to post something similar, but then realized what the OP posted



While the PDF is available, it's difficult to link to the precise point in the manual (you can do page numbers or...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,264
Posted By sainswor99
Ditto Fuzzy's comments; SageTV is an EXCELLENT...

Ditto Fuzzy's comments; SageTV is an EXCELLENT distributed DVR system, with rather mediocre media center functionality bolted on. If you wanted to playback TV or movies, then SageTV is at the top of...
Forum: SageTV Software 02-05-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,017
Posted By sainswor99
Are you running any sort of defragging tools on...

Are you running any sort of defragging tools on your recording drive? I recently had problems because I had started defragging my drives DURING recording (d'oh!). Once I turned defrag off, my video...
Forum: Hardware Support 01-24-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,013
Posted By sainswor99
It's the HD aspect of your question which is...

It's the HD aspect of your question which is clouding the issues, so let's take that out of the equation for just a minute.

Assume that you're recording SD, and you have a digital package from...
Forum: SageTV Beta Test Software 01-07-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 109,388
Posted By sainswor99
Most of my wishes for new stuff have been hit or...

Most of my wishes for new stuff have been hit or mentioned above (*cough* UI), so I'll skip most of them (*cough* UI). I do have a couple that I'd like to see:

1. Placeshifter that works in Aero...
Forum: SageTV Software 01-03-2010, 12:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,238
Posted By sainswor99
One more thing you can verify; on the PC...

One more thing you can verify; on the PC (server), run the Sage UI, and click Setup --> Help --> System Information. In the system status section, check the IP Address (you may have to scroll to see...
Forum: SageTV Software 01-02-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,238
Posted By sainswor99
A few thoughts. 1. When in doubt, reboot. ...

A few thoughts.

1. When in doubt, reboot.

Earlier in the thread you mentioned that you had turned the UI on and off, and the service on and off on the PC, but you never specifically mentioned...
Forum: SageTV Software 12-30-2009, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,621
Posted By sainswor99
There's a FAQ for that (see FAQ's on the menu...

There's a FAQ for that (see FAQ's on the menu bar).

Direct link to the one you want: http://forums.sagetv.com/forums/showthread.php?p=265610#post265610
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,210
Posted By sainswor99
Definitions are funny; I interpreted "Live TV" as...

Definitions are funny; I interpreted "Live TV" as NOT Sage. I totally forgot that there's a LiveTV option in Sage; I have IR turned on and tuned, and have a stockpile of movies and shows to watch,...
Forum: SageTV Software 12-21-2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By sainswor99
Are you running SageTV as a service and forget to...

Are you running SageTV as a service and forget to stop it before you installed the new version?
Forum: The SageTV Community 12-17-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,779
Posted By sainswor99
Same here; awesome deal. I can now watch Hulu on...

Same here; awesome deal. I can now watch Hulu on my Wii :)
Forum: SageTV Software 12-15-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,422
Posted By sainswor99
I don't have an HD-PVR, but I run SageTV as a...

I don't have an HD-PVR, but I run SageTV as a service with two DirecTV set-top boxes and don't have any issues. That way you could close the SageTV UI on your server when you're done watchign it and...
Forum: SageTV Software 12-15-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,422
Posted By sainswor99
Why are you running LiveTV on your server in the...

Why are you running LiveTV on your server in the basement 24/7? Are you just not turning off SageTV? Are you keeping a pet happy?:confused:
Forum: SageTV Software 12-13-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,422
Posted By sainswor99
That's how the client works; the tuner card is in...

That's how the client works; the tuner card is in the server, NOT the client. When you're watching TV on the client, the video is actually being captured on the server and streamed to the client. ...
Forum: SageTV Placeshifter 12-10-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,465
Posted By sainswor99
Assuming that the SageTV server is on a windows...

Assuming that the SageTV server is on a windows machine, log on to that box and run from a command prompt (type cmd in the Run window):

ipconfig

that will give you the ip information of the...
Forum: Hardware Support 12-10-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,247
Posted By sainswor99
I think what wayner was trying to say was that...

I think what wayner was trying to say was that Firewire recording is a bit of a crapshoot; when it works, it works great. However, some cable companies may restrict what programming can be received...
Forum: Hardware Support 12-10-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,342
Posted By sainswor99
And just to complicate matters further, if you...

And just to complicate matters further, if you don't really care about HD (or you have a mixture of SD and HD channels), you may also want to add an analog tuner and just use S-Video out of an STB...
Forum: Hardware Support 12-10-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,577
Posted By sainswor99
Yeah; version 1.5. I didn't try that, and...

Yeah; version 1.5.

I didn't try that, and I've already boxed it up to take it back to the store. Probably going to pick up a Netgear router, but may wait because the CPU utilization on my old...
Forum: Hardware Support 12-10-2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,577
Posted By sainswor99
Lucas, at this point, I'm not really concerned...

Lucas, at this point, I'm not really concerned with solving the problem; I just want to pick up a different brand of router. However, I've included a picture of my network. Again, when I switched...
Forum: Hardware Support 12-09-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,577
Posted By sainswor99
I'm pretty sure it's the router; I already have...

I'm pretty sure it's the router; I already have the SageTV server and my client PC on a seperate switch, both with static IP's. Pulling the plug on the router caused the stuttering to stop; plugging...
Forum: Hardware Support 12-09-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,577
Posted By sainswor99
Recommended router?

My old version 5 Linksys WRT54G is starting to have intermittent issues; I tried loading dd-wrt on it, and it looks like the CPU is periodically maxing out and causing lockups. I bought a new Cisco...
Forum: Hardware Support 11-19-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,267
Posted By sainswor99
I bought a Visio 19" TV that I can put in my...

I bought a Visio 19" TV that I can put in my bedroom with a MediaMVP attached to it; I got the tech to hook up the other box for PIP on my main set. Apparantly DirecPath will allow multiple boxes on...
Forum: Hardware Support 11-18-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,267
Posted By sainswor99
Technician was a stickler for the rules; no tv's,...

Technician was a stickler for the rules; no tv's, no boxes. They;re coming back tomorrow to install Internet, so I rescheduled to bring back the boxes. I'll just go buy a cheap TV to use as a...
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