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  02:03:29 am, by The Dreamer   , 63 words  
Categories: Home Theatre, Computer, Networking, WiFi

F5D7130 & 2.x

Well, I went a step further....downgraded back to the previous 2.00.04 firmware.

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  01:28:05 pm, by The Dreamer   , 26 words  
Categories: Home Theatre, Computer, Networking, WiFi

F5D7130 & WPA update

Well, I opted to switch back to WEP...found my throughput had dropped off using WPA, and for streaming video... speed is more important than security.


  04:57:52 pm, by The Dreamer   , 231 words  
Categories: General, iPod

iPod bounce

ARGH!!! 88|

I bounced my 4G 40GB iPod for the first time today..... it survived. Wonder how many lives it has left now? I didn't track how many times I bounced my 3G before it died.

The most common way of bouncing my iPod....the headphone cord get's caught on my chair or clothing and I get up from my cubicle and the iPod launches off of my desk as it tries to follow me out.

For some reason...Friday afternoons around now...I'm :yawn:

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  11:17:13 pm, by The Dreamer   , 90 words  
Categories: ReplayTV, Software



I've always been curious just how much traffic was flowing in and out of my home network, namely the pattern of the IVS usage.

Now I have been monitoring my broadband connection using the monitoring service at Broadband Which gives me graphs that look like this:

Which just shows that my latency goes up when I'm sending lots of shows.

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  05:47:32 pm, by The Dreamer   , 142 words  
Categories: Home Theatre, Computer, Networking, WiFi

Belkin F5D7130 Firmware 4.03.03


On a strange impulse, I decided to take a peak at the Belkin site to see if there was a new firmware for my 802.11g APs.

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  10:21:05 am, by The Dreamer   , 93 words  
Categories: ReplayTV, Time Warner/Cox Cable, Cable HD DVR

SA8000HD DVR: Passport 1.5.159


This morning, while processing Poopli requests, I noticed that my SD STB had been rebooted during the night. Fortunately nothing scheduled to record in the early morning today, so nothing affected.

I don't track versions on the Pioneer STB, so I don't know if it changed or not. But, it made me wonder if the HD DVR had been upgraded. And, sure enough it is now Passport 1.5.159.

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  07:02:56 pm, by The Dreamer   , 375 words  
Categories: Software, RoadRunner

Checking out Spam Bully


Found out the SPAMAssassin settings are rather limited on my new hosting provider. Having it on results it too many false positives and no options for tweaking/training it.

The old provider had a .spamassassin/user_prefs file in the home directory of the shared account where I could control things. Though the new provider allows you to control which accounts are filtered by it. Useful, because I've had problems with eBay sellers not being able to reach me after an auction because of my spam filter.

Anyways, I've opted to not use it, because of the high level of false positives.

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  11:35:42 pm, by The Dreamer   , 395 words  
Categories: Time Warner/Cox Cable, Cable HD DVR

Digital Cable Outage

Went to sit down to watch some HD programming from last night, to find a shock. :o

Letters were scrolling across the front of my DVR.

"Please Call Your Operator"

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  07:32:09 am, by The Dreamer   , 66 words  
Categories: General, iPod

VajaCases fiasco cont'd

Well, there's been an annoying new development with this case.

My American Express card has been charged by FedEx for the cost ($23.45) of sending the wrong case, I received, to the correct customer. Even though I never gave any of my account info to FedEx (but it was the card that I charged my Vaja order to).

I don't know who to scream at first. >:XX


  10:10:50 am, by The Dreamer   , 203 words  
Categories: iPod

iVod Remixed for iPod 4G Remixed (40 GB)


Knowing that I wanted 'softer' case than the SpeckProducts Flipstand I had on my 3G, I jumped on ordering a case from Vaja when I saw they were taking orders.

Well, after a long wait and a the fiasco where they switched shipping labels...resulting in me getting somebody's Rio case and them getting my iPod case. And, having us cross FedEx the cases to each other.

My case arrived....

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