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HR23 Memory leek?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Connected Home' started by highbar, Mar 17, 2009.

  1. highbar

    highbar New Member

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    I have noticed that my HR23 gets progressively slower to change channels and browse the guide over several days of use. To the point that it takes 15-20 seconds to change channels. DOD use seems to make it worse. The only way to fix it is to power reset.

    Is anyone else seeing this?
     
  2. MLBurks

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    This has been a regular issue for the past couple of years with all the HD DVR's. In my experience with the HR21, it has gotten a little better but other times it can be excruciatingly slow.
     
  3. P Smith

    P Smith Mr. FixAnything

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    It's time for DTV implement same 'feature' in FW as Dish did - one mandatory restart per 24 hours, user can select exactly time for do that.
     
  4. spartanstew

    spartanstew Dry as a bone

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    I use memory leeks when I'm cooking.
     
  5. carl6

    carl6 Moderator Staff Member DBSTalk Club

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    Now that is just plain wrong if you have to do something like that. Very sloppy "fix" to some problem.
     
  6. P Smith

    P Smith Mr. FixAnything

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    I know ... That's was my first words when Dish implemented it a few years ago. Well, but it current solution for sloppy coding.
     
  7. joshjr

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    I work in the gaming industry and I see stuff like this all the time. Developers say thats the fix but its really a work around. Its really sad to. I hate telling people its fixed when they very well will see the same thing again.
     
  8. krock918316

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    They smell kinda like onions, right? :D
     
  9. RobertE

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    You know thats rather funny and sad.

    Funny that no one at Dish or Dish fans mentions the need to reboot the box on a regular basis when bragging about the quality of their hardware/software in comparison to other providers.

    Sad that they have to resort to doing so to keep things "stable".
     
  10. BattleScott

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    I only use them when cooking "brain-food".:lol:

    And yes, in my experience using any of the network features causes a drastic slowdown in operation, and many times requires a reboot to get the unit out of a frozen condition.
     
  11. WestDC

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    I've been rebooting ALL my Windoes PC's since 1991 and I'm still wating on a fix from Bill gates (blue screen of death) :hurah:
     
  12. P Smith

    P Smith Mr. FixAnything

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    Some ppl start doing that a little early - in 80s, before Windows - for MS-DOS ;).
     
  13. carl6

    carl6 Moderator Staff Member DBSTalk Club

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    My MSDOS computers were always rock solid. Still running one (really, no windoze of any type, 5 MB hard drive. Just keeps trucking.)

    Edit: To clarify, I have many windows machines. But I still have one DOS only machine that works great.
     

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