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Old 2017-07-16 , 21:56
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Can confirm multiple reboots the past few weeks on my SDPVR, and previously relatively stable. Last weekend and this weekend on Saturday between 18:00 and 19:30 when the Bachelorette recorded, 2 reboots each time, and I had to reset to record on Sunday. Somethings up.

An old issue is when a recording stops, the machine will reboot sometimes, but I learned to accept this. But the recent reboots happens whenever.
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Old 2017-07-16 , 21:59
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4th time in an hour!
It is playing perfectly fine, and then just suddenly reboots.
My exact thoughts are best left unwritten right now...
Same time as mine it seems. I am sure Multichoice might have stats on machines rebooting, and should act when number very high. Software?
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Old 2017-07-16 , 22:04
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And there mine goes again 3000 code. other times mostly 816d, but this for a few years now. 16 Jul 22:02. Also went off earlier tonight 18:03
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Old 2017-07-17 , 09:29
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Can confirm all the reboots reported!. Most annoying!

And it is NOT faulty SD PVRs or installation related either.

It seems now standard practice, that between 18:00 and 19:00 every evening (Prime viewing time in most households), that EPG update will trigger the reboot of the SD PVR.

Last night it happened 3 times in quick succession during this period.

This morning the SD PVR rebooted again just before 06:00.
MC has to do something about the continual fiddling with the EPG data stream for the SD PVRs. Already it has to be a special stream for the SD PVR. So structure the stream to suit the SD PVR and get it over with.
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Old 2017-07-17 , 10:46
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Same reboot issues with mine and another friend's.

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So structure the stream to suit the SD PVR and get it over with.
Maybe the answer is to get rid of the All Channels & My Channels EPG sections on the SD PVRs, rather let people use the EPG by genre choice alone with each one loading fresh. A bit of a delay nuisance with any extensive EPG usage, but we may actually gain back some extra days this way.
Thoughts?
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Old 2017-07-18 , 13:44
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The chaos continues!

Full reboots and scans now seem to happen at the following time every single day!

Between 06:00 and 07:30
Then again just after 13:00
and then again between 18:00 and 19:00 at night,
and between 23:30 and midnight!

This is becoming really irritating! And completely unnecessary.
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Old 2017-07-18 , 13:53
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Also happened here just after 15:00 yesterday.

As for the EPG theory, I'm now calling it a theory as what has actually changed to make it top heavy again? - the last channels changes were quite a few days before this latest spate of reboots started, and appear to have changed little re EPG volume anyway. And didn't an EPG day just get subtracted a few days ago??
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Old 2017-07-18 , 14:48
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Joined the forum just to confirm getting the same issues every day. I usually wake at about 5am with a reboot that has stuck, and have ot do a manual reboot. Then when I am showering at about 7:00 there is another one...and more in the evenings. Many of them do not complete and I have to manually reboot by pressing the 2 buttons. Otherwise they hang.
I am beyond frustrated with this, and with needing the 2 PVR environments, I am not changing to an Expora since it would cost me too much, never mind the nightmare of feeding them to 6 tv's across the house and the additional expense.
Even with a care contract that would replace with 1 Expora, I would need to buy an additional one..something I am not prepared to do.
Paid for 2017 in advance, and looking to submit for a refund if I have to give up on DSTV
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Old 2017-07-18 , 16:30
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At 18:00 today, my SD PVR rebooted and then failed to complete its boot cycle. I had to restart the reboot myself, which took a very very long time to complete. And then the chaos with the EPG, especially for the FTA channels had to be seen to be believed! Even the SABC last night apologised on the Afrikaans news for the mess that the SABC EPG was in!



Congratulations MC. If the plan is to annoy us SD PVR hangers on you are succeeding. BUT if you think that is going to make us jump ship think again!
Mine from the 14th when DSTV phoned about changing to Explora every time they phone and are rejected suddenly after weeks of hardly a reboot 2 to 3 reboots occur every day. I suppose they will say coincidence I am currently sitting through another reboot second for today.
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Old 2017-07-18 , 20:31
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Few reboots today, and another one right now.
Takes about 10 minutes to rescan.
MC is conspicuously silent in this thread.
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