Help! Dreambox hosed?

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#1
I managed to fill up the disk (the built-in one, not an add-on) with a big file in /tmp and the remote control stopped working. Managed to telnet to the box but it wouldn't let me delete anything. Said there wasn't enough space!

I tried a cold boot and flash erase and it's now at the stage where I have to put in settings but the remote control still won't work so I can't actually do anything.

Any suggestions?
 
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What an idiot! I must have accidentally hit the TV button on the remote, that's why it wasn't working. I may have just flash erased my db completely unnecessarily.

Is there a rank below junior member? If not maybe we should create one just for me.
 

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#3
00evan said:
...I must have accidentally hit the TV button on the remote...
:eek: What a way to find out.
Hope you did'nt lose too much in the re-flash.
 

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#4
LOL, sure you're not the only one to do it, glad you got it sorted though. :)
 

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#5
rolfw said:
LOL, sure you're not the only one to do it, glad you got it sorted though. :)
Hehe you might not be the only one, but you are the first to openly admit it. Please receive "TG's Honest Dreamer Of the Week" award!!
 

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#6
This is something that many people will read and remember, I'll bet it save a lot of new users a great deal of heartache.

It should be included in the DreamBox manual!
 

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gameboy said:
This is something that many people will read and remember, I'll bet it save a lot of new users a great deal of heartache.

It should be included in the DreamBox manual!

Well, I am not sure what he exactly did other than to flash without need.
I don't understand because when I pres the TV button on my remote I get all the channels...
 

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#8
T_G said:
Well, I am not sure what he exactly did other than to flash without need.
I don't understand because when I pres the TV button on my remote I get all the channels...
Could be a 7000 5600 remote difference T_G
If I hit TV, it throws my TV (Phillips) to a different scart (digibox).

I get at least one call a wk in my office from er indoors who says TV remote is wrecked. Its always her or the cat has pressed VCR or DVD or SAT on the Philips handset.
 

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#9
haggard said:
Could be a 7000 5600 remote difference T_G
If I hit TV, it throws my TV (Phillips) to a different scart (digibox).

I get at least one call a wk in my office from er indoors who says TV remote is wrecked. Its always her or the cat has pressed VCR or DVD or SAT on the Philips handset.
OK, I see. It is always a worry if the pussy is watching Freextv while one is at work. Good that you haven't got a dog because they tend to chew on them rather than just change the scart :p
 

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#10
You think THAT's bad.

My cat has worked out how to reset/change the PIN on my Digibox, and has racked up a PPV bill of over £300 this month!

Well, that's not true, but I'm so bored tonight that I have to make stuff up.

Cat's are too stupid. It was actually the dog.

Could have been the wife?

No, must have been the dog.
 
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