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Latest V6firmware update

Does anyone know when the V6 firmware was last updated and what were the changes.

Is it the same firmware as the TIVO's ?

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It a totally different hardware platform so the firmware will not be the same in any way. The actual display and interface to the user including the remote is essentially the same. 


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Re: Latest V6firmware update


Tudor wrote:

It a totally different hardware platform so the firmware will not be the same in any way. The actual display and interface to the user including the remote is essentially the same. 


I think that we have to be careful about the terminology here. Yes, firmware is normally defined as the interface between the OS and the hardware and, since the hardware is different between the Cisco Tivo, the Samsung Tivo and the V6 then the "firmware", as normally defined, will be different while the Tivo OS is basically the same across all there platforms.

However, I have regularly seen the word firmware used on these forums by many, including the Forum team, to describe the entire software package. Indeed the Software Version under System Info on all three boxes contains both Tivo OS and firmware. Is the Tivo OS different across all three platforms? I would suggest that it is basically the same for the V6 as for the other two Tivos.

Therefore the OP's question may simply refer to the latest version of the OS. My V6 Software Version  is 20.5.8.RC12-VMB-11-C68.

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Re: Latest V6firmware update


frank_gm wrote:

Tudor wrote:

It a totally different hardware platform so the firmware will not be the same in any way. The actual display and interface to the user including the remote is essentially the same. 


I think that we have to be careful about the terminology here. Yes, firmware is normally defined as the interface between the OS and the hardware and, since the hardware is different between the Cisco Tivo, the Samsung Tivo and the V6 then the "firmware", as normally defined, will be different while the Tivo OS is basically the same across all there platforms.

However, I have regularly seen the word firmware used on these forums by many, including the Forum team, to describe the entire software package. Indeed the Software Version under System Info on all three boxes contains both Tivo OS and firmware. Is the Tivo OS different across all three platforms? I would suggest that it is basically the same for the V6 as for the other two Tivos.

Therefore the OP's question may simply refer to the latest version of the OS. My V6 Software Version  is 20.5.8.RC12-VMB-11-C68.


My V6 ALSO has the same software version as yours. 

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Re: Latest V6firmware update

All V6s were updated to RC12 from RC8 at the beginning of December.