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Device freezes solution   

Postby nixxo » Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:29 am

Does you device freezes inexplicably after a while without explanation?

The explanation is that the device firmware looks for the once in a while and if the website is down after a while the device freezes.
you can read detailed explanation here: ... 137211/113

the problem looked fixed server side by WesternDigital but it seems that once in a while the website is down causing the device to freeze.

the solution is to block the website with the hosts file of the device
you can manually edit /etc/hosts and add:
Code: Select all

Hope this info is helpful, cheers.
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Re: Device freezes solution   

Postby mad_ady » Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:25 am

Nice find. My WDTV didn't freeze yet, but I guess I need to power it up first :D
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