Did you try to set OSD-Skip-MC and OSD-Skip-HD to "on"?
Btw.: 30001 isn't V1. More kinda V3 (thought,...).
Maybe you could do some testing,...
I believe you've installed the Browser 2.0-Upgrade,...
So this is an update placed on your HD (from what I've heard is, that old JAP V1/V2s have the HD-Drivers on MC).
PS2 V7/DMS3 V2 (FW:2.4b7); Seagate Baracuda 200GB
PS2 V7/CC1.0 (FW:34 hacked v2 BM:2.1.6); Maxtor DiamondMAX9 PLUS 160GB
PS2 SCPH-30004R; NoMod+NoLaser
3xSony MC 8MB
MAX/Datel 16MB with Boot-CD
Custom FMCB 1.8b+ Beta-Build, my AIO 0.5, Sony&xRhino-Linux