TiVo Community Forum

TiVo Community Forum Archive 2
Covering threads with a last post date between
July 1, 2004 and December 31, 2005.
THIS IS A READ ONLY SITE
 


 

SEARCH  |  ARCHIVE 1 MAIN SITE

 
Forum Jump
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 12-29-2005, 06:23 PM   #1 (Print)
filknz
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: San Francisco, CA
Posts: 3
Replace previously-upgraded drive in T60?

Three years ago I replaced the original single hard drive in my Sony SAT-T60 DirecTiVo with a 160GB drive and have been quite happy with the upgrade ever since (even with the 137GB limitation) until yesterday. Based on research I believe the clicking sounds and accompanying short screen pauses I'm starting to experience are due to my hard drive starting to fail - "bad sectors" I believe.

All of the upgrade guides seem to require/assume the procedure involves the original drive. Is it possible to switch out a previously-upgraded drive to a new 160GB drive (I've got an unused one at the moment)? I would like to keep my recorded shows if possible but obviously since my drive is starting to fail I don't have the luxury of being picky here. And can I upgrade the LBA/kernel to remove the 137GB limitation at the same time?

Or can/should I simply pull the drive, put it into a PC and run some type of disk checker or defragmenter to fix it and put it back in the unit?

Any assistance is greatly appreciated - thanks in advance!
filknz is offline Report Bad Post Report Post
 
Forum Jump
Thread Tools

Go Back  TiVo Community Archive2 > Underground Playground > TiVo Underground

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:13 AM.


Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.0.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
(C)opyright - All Rights Reserved. No information may be posted elsewhere without written permission.
TiVoŽ is a registered trademark of TiVo Inc. This site is not affiliated with TiVo Inc.


Spider History Index