DirecTV Firmware Side Down?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Tips and Resources' started by thebigeazy, Nov 10, 2018.

  1. thebigeazy

    thebigeazy Cool Member

    May 12, 2006
    South Louisiana
    I usually check the DirecTV Firmware Watcher site every few weeks and found that it has been down for several days. Is it still a working site?

    Anywhere else has the latest firmware info?

  2. jimmie57

    jimmie57 Hall Of Fame

    Jun 26, 2010
    Texas City, TX
    IBM is buying Red Hat ( the software used for the receivers).This may or may not have something to do with it. Or, the person (s) that keep this up to date might just be away on vacation. I have seen it down for extended periods in the past.
  3. texasbrit

    texasbrit Well-Known Member

    Aug 9, 2006
    it's back
  4. slice1900

    slice1900 Well-Known Member

    Feb 14, 2013
    Iowa and are NOT the same site. And while the receivers run Linux, they are not running Red Hat's particular flavor of Linux so the IBM buyout has nothing to do with Directv let alone redh.
    compnurd and jimmie57 like this.

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