Both 1st and 2nd gen touchs losing video/music

I have a first gen touch and a 2nd gen touch that are both losing music and video periodically. They are both set to manually manage music and seem fine when plugged in. After hitting the eject button in itunes sometimes they are wiped sometimes they are fine. They only work after doing a restore at which point you have to put everything back on. Both itunes and the ipod software are up to date. Is there any way to fix this?

I have the same question
1) ATV gen2 = good at netflix, issues with everything else
2) ATV gen1 = good at playing movies, music, works well with apple remote, no Netflix
i just set them both up thinking the best solution is to just flip between them with my universal remote, but that remote controls both at the same time even though only one is visible. Interestingly, the Gen3 remote doesn't mess with the Gen1 ATV.
So how do we make it so that our universal remotes can control EACH ATV without both at the same time?

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