Timers being lost on reboot

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mikes
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Timers being lost on reboot

Post by mikes » Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:19 pm

I have a 3442, running XTI_VJ.2.59

When it loses power due to a power cut, all timers / series recording settings are lost. Why do they not persist?

Ant
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Re: Timers being lost on reboot

Post by Ant » Wed Dec 12, 2018 6:59 pm

What is timers?
If your about system time, by default it uses time from Live Signal (TDT).
For some operators its not available to get.

About recording - what type of storage you are using?
Device save it in file recordings.xml that is placed on storage(usb or smb share).

Branksome27
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Re: Timers being lost on reboot

Post by Branksome27 » Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:53 pm

I raised this issue sometime ago under the heading "Recording Path". I record onto a Synology NAS drive. Whenever I reboot Vbox, Vbox looses the sign on details (user id and pw) so I have to re-enter these each time. And then I find it has lost all the schedules for recording. My Vbox, now a bit more than 2 years old, is not in good health and I have to reboot very frequently. Errors include recording a programme for only the first 4 seconds (it did this for three recordings yesterday), failing to record a programme (programme listed in XML file but no actual recording) or bad quality recordings with distorted video. I cannot be described as a happy customer

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