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This screen lists the version numbers of all hardware and firmware modules and the serial numbers of all applicable hardware modules.
•Software versions - These are firmware versions of software in ROM. These versions will be updated if/when new versions of the software are downloaded to the set-top over the network.
PTV OS is the exact version and timestamp that the image was created for the PowerTV Operating System.
FLASH is the exact version and timestamp that the image was created for the Resident Application.
Note: The format of the exact version number is defined as follows: App(s) is a list of names and major version numbers of 1 to 2 applications that are available to execute. This is typically only "SARA", the name of the Scientific-Atlanta Resident Application. •Hardware Modules - These are the version numbers of all applicable hardware modules. These versions can only be updated at the factory. Note that the ESE (External Secure Element), or "Smart Card" version is only available if one is presently inserted into the set-top. •Serial Numbers - These are the serial numbers for all applicable hardware modules:
Additionally, if the release is an Alpha, Beta, or Development release, the version will be followed with an "a", "b", or "d" and a number indicating the number of that release type (for example, 1.3b2 means Beta release 2 of Major Release 1, MinorVersion 3 software, and once it is out of Beta it would be numbered as only 1.3)
MajorRelease.MinorVersion.FixLevel(where FixLevelwill not exist if zero) •MajorRelease is a release with significant added functionality; •MinorVersion is a release with minor changes and/or enhancements since the previous release,and •FixLevel is a release that was made primarily to fix bugs.
E-MAC is the MAC address of the Ethernet adapter (if installed).
RF-MAC is the MAC address of the RF network adapter.
ISE is the serial number of the Internal Secure Element (for PowerKEY)
ESE is the serial number of the External Secure Element (if one is installed)
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last modified: 2005-02-15 20:51:54