[AG-TECH] video consumer vic not always receive feeds... the video producer vic does instead

Thomas D. Uram turam at mcs.anl.gov
Mon May 8 09:22:02 CDT 2006


It sounds like you are using a bridge.  If so, the problem is that the 
bridge only
sends data to a single application per machine, so only one of your vic 
will get video data from the bridge.  This is a known bug in our bugzilla.

If you are not using a bridge, please let us know, as this would be some
strange behavior.


Natalia Costas wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> Giving a hand to our collegues at the University of Extremadura, we 
> found a problem. Maybe someone knows the solution. The problem arises 
> with a one machine node with two capture cards:
> They have 2 videoproducer services + 1 videoconsumer. The problem is 
> that the videofeeds go to any of the vics (video producer of 
> videoconsumer) randomly... so.. sometimes the videoconsumer vic 
> receives nothing (but the videoproducer vic does), and it starts 
> receiving the feeds only when i close one of the video producer vics.
> The only workaround i've found is to add 2 video services (so any of 
> them receive the feeds and are unmuted). Both receive all the feeds, 
> but i dont like that solution very much. I am afraid it might have 
> some impact on performance (the videostreams are delivered to two 
> different applications...)
> Thanx a lot in advance,
> Kind regards.

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