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Email79
January 21st, 2011, 10:39 AM
Hi!

Is there a link to previous firmware? The new firmware is crap and i cant use my Boxee box due to a lot of new network problems.

TheKrishna
January 21st, 2011, 10:46 AM
Hi!

Is there a link to previous firmware? The new firmware is crap and i cant use my Boxee box due to a lot of new network problems.

Have you tried troublehshooting the network problems? Also, you can try a factory reset. That should reset to the original firmware (i think)

Email79
January 21st, 2011, 10:51 AM
Well, I have been truobleshooting for 2 days without any progress. Everything worked great with the old firmware. No I sometimes can connect and leave it connected for 2 mins then the wireless connection is dropped again. No TKIP as it has been a problem before according to this forum.

Dont want to go back to the first firware because that had also a lot of bugs. Amazing how they can release a new firmware but not test this, probably focused all energi on VUDU or something.

TheKrishna
January 21st, 2011, 10:57 AM
Well, I have been truobleshooting for 2 days without any progress. Everything worked great with the old firmware. No I sometimes can connect and leave it connected for 2 mins then the wireless connection is dropped again. No TKIP as it has been a problem before according to this forum.

Dont want to go back to the first firware because that had also a lot of bugs. Amazing how they can release a new firmware but not test this, probably focused all energi on VUDU or something.

Have you tried a Wired connection and seeing if that works? If it does then it could be an issue with the router?

Email79
January 21st, 2011, 11:01 AM
Thanks for your reply,

Router is working fine, and Boxee worked fine 17.00 in the evening but 18.00 after upgrade it stopped working. If the router broke down during that period i would be really suprised :) . And all other units connected wireless to network works as usual.

Have read here on forum a lot of other users having the same issue.

So my solution is downgrade or that they release a new firmware with fix.

TheKrishna
January 21st, 2011, 11:03 AM
Thanks for your reply,

Router is working fine, and Boxee worked fine 17.00 in the evening but 18.00 after upgrade it stopped working. If the router broke down during that period i would be really suprised :) . And all other units connected wireless to network works as usual.

Have read here on forum a lot of other users having the same issue.

So my solution is downgrade or that they release a new firmware with fix.

Was it working with RC2?

Email79
January 21st, 2011, 11:08 AM
RC2, I guess u mean the firmware previous to the current one. If thats the case the answer is yes. Everything worked great.

So my disappointment is absolute at the moment.

Thanks

TheKrishna
January 21st, 2011, 11:11 AM
I was actually talking about the ones posted here on the forums for us to "test" out

http://forums.boxee.tv/showthread.php?t=26275

Email79
January 21st, 2011, 11:16 AM
Ok, no RC2, its the previous "public" version. Dont know the version number. :-(

TheKrishna
January 21st, 2011, 11:19 AM
Ok, no RC2, its the previous "public" version. Dont know the version number. :-(

Try a factory reset, and then manually install RC2 (instructions are in the first post of the thread along with the download link). See if that fixes the issue?

Email79
January 21st, 2011, 12:03 PM
Did what you mentioned above without any positive result. Still the same issue with no WiFi connection.

It all worked fine after reset in 1.0 version.

morikaweb
January 21st, 2011, 12:07 PM
So from peoples answers to this guys problem I take it its considered imposable to just post the previous firmware? That blows as this firmware is extremely buggy.

TheKrishna
January 21st, 2011, 12:22 PM
I think I may be the only person who has had no issues with this firmware what so ever (wired or wireless).

It looks like it has been reported
http://jira.boxee.tv/browse/BOXEE-7947

Email79
January 22nd, 2011, 03:18 AM
You are lucky :) Been reading some threads now with a lot of users experiencing the same problems. Hopefully the get a fix out soon. Still wonder why there isnt an archive of some sort to download different versions.

darcilicious
January 22nd, 2011, 12:08 PM
Did what you mentioned above without any positive result. Still the same issue with no WiFi connection.

It all worked fine after reset in 1.0 version.

See if this post helps: http://forums.boxee.tv/showthread.php?p=153367#post153367

If so, it's a known issue being worked on.

xmiinc
January 27th, 2011, 05:25 PM
After a fairly exhaustive search, I find it amazing that, in addition to 'forced' updates, there seems to be no official path to downgrade (other than prior RC versions of the current release) for those customers who simply wish to go back to a previously stable performance of their box, rather than troubleshoot a new release.

Its like Microsoft/Apple/Norton GoBack saying "sorry, we're discontinuing our product's rollback capabilities because we think everyone should live on the edge of digital failure."

Who would accept that?

Can anyone point me to, or provide, the 1.02 release? thx...

tpsflipper
January 29th, 2011, 08:27 PM
I'm in the same boat for different reasons. For me some of my local media files that were working perfectly on 1.0.2.16619 now don't play correctly. The audio plays at normal rate, and the video is at 1.5 times faster. I wish that I could find the boxee.iso for 1.0.2.16619 and just go back to that one. I always thought of boxee as more friendly to users tinkering, but not being able to downgrade to a working version while the bugs get fixed is annoying.

tpsflipper
February 4th, 2011, 05:12 PM
After some trial and error sorting through the boxee download redirects I was able to find the direct link for the older firmware. For version 1.0.2.16619 which I needed I got it here:

http://dl.boxee.tv/version/dlink.dsm380/1.0.2.16619/boxee.iso

Theoretically you can change the directory to any version you need and it should work.

IE,
"http://dl.boxee.tv/version/dlink.dsm380/xx Version Here xx/boxee.iso"

I was able to apply it the same way as forcing an update, by turning the system off.
Putting in a usb key with the iso file on the root.
Holding down the power button (located on the back corner of the actual boxee box) for 10 seconds.
Then choosing upgrade from usb device.

After you reboot it you have the previous version.

I hope this helps other people too.