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Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by jksellman, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. jksellman

    jksellman Legend

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    Recently my system (2 HR20's, one with an external 2TB HDD (usually around
    50% full) and whole house viewing) has developed a long (up to one minute) wait. or "stall" for returning to my playlist after deleting a progaram from the playlist. The longer the deleted program, the longer the "stall". I have had this system for years, and this is a new situation.
    I recently deleted some programs that were 4.5 to 10 hours long and it took close to sixty seconds for the playlist to appear.
    Any thoughts??
     
  2. litzdog911

    litzdog911 Well-Known Member

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    First thing to try is resetting your DVR.
     
  3. davring

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    Same situation here. I'm running a 1.5 TB internal and getting the same long delays. Started a few weeks back and remains slow, no matter how full the drive is. Reset made absolutely no difference.
     
  4. joed32

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    Mine have quite a delay as well but they always have when it says rebuilding the play list.
     
  5. CCarncross

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    I occasionally get that on my HR20 as well, but its intermittent. It'll go for days lickity split, then every once in awhile it will take 30 secs to delete a half hour show. There doesnt appear to be any rhyme or reason to it. If yours always does it every time, I would start by running a hdd diagnostics that you can access during a reboot.

    menu-system settings-reset-restart receiver. when its starts to boot back up choose select on the remote, it should get you into a diag screen where you can run a hdd test.
     
  6. lparsons21

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    I got the 'rebuilding playlist' delay more often than I would have liked on my HR24-500s, even with both of them having about 75% free space.
     
  7. Laxguy

    Laxguy Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

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    You might see if there's a difference in FF to end of show and deleting from the dialog that pops up. I had this delay on long programs six months ago, but it hasn't showed up since.
     
  8. JaySmith

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    I started to see similar delays in refreshing the playlist after deleting a program about 6-8 weeks ago. Resetting/restarting did not help it for me. But then a couple weeks ago it seemed to get faster all by itself.

    I thought it was a software problem and that they had pushed an update that fixed it, but this is just a guess.

    Since then, my external hard disk has died, so I can't rule out that as a factor either.
     
  9. Laxguy

    Laxguy Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

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    Hi, Jay, and Welcome to DBSTalk! :welcome_s



    Sometimes things come and go with no explanation. I think even an automatic Guide update may slow down some operations while it's in progress.

    As to a software update, you can check under settings for when the last update was on your box. It also gives the version number.
     
  10. Stuart Sweet

    Stuart Sweet The Shadow Knows!

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    Actually, this is a known issue with longer programs on bigger drives. It may not happen all the time.
     
  11. jksellman

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    The delay occurs regardless of how I delete the program...red button...menu..end of program.
    This was not an issue last month....
    Like Rosanna Rosannadanna said: "it's alway something".
    Not the end of the world, but a small pain that was not there before.
     

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