[AG-TECH] Osprey-440

S.Booth spb at epcc.ed.ac.uk
Mon Jun 5 08:49:49 CDT 2006

On Mon, 5 Jun 2006, S.Booth wrote:

> Has anyone any experience of using the osprey-440 quad PCI-X quad capture 
> card. We are just building a new single node system using one of these.
> The good news is that vic recognised the 4 streams without a problem but the 
> bad news is it has a tendancy to crash the machine when starting 4 
> videoproducer services at the same time (its usually fine if you enable the 
> services manually one at a time).
> I'm currently supecting a thread safety issue in the windows card driver (we 
> are using a dual opteron system but a 32-bit version of XP)

Now its looking like the problem is a dogy camera/cable that was somehow
glitching the card and causing it to knock the system over. Everything 
seems to work fine when I only connect the other 3 cameras.

|epcc| Dr Stephen P Booth             Principal Architect       |epcc|
|epcc| s.booth at epcc.ed.ac.uk          Phone 0131 650 5746       |epcc|

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