[AG-TECH] Video consumer dropping video windows

Jim Miller millerjw at psc.edu
Wed Nov 15 11:18:28 CST 2006

yep, happens with unicast as well.

Jason Bell wrote:
> G'day Jim
> I have FC6 running and haven't noticed that issue myself.
> I have seen that problem previously, but it was related to multicast
> issues for a specific institution.
> Two options I can think that might help to diagnose what might be
> causing your problems are:
> *	Try manually switching to unicast??? 
> *	Try connecting with a different machine to see if the streams
> drop out.  If they don't, then you could assume that the capture machine
> is okay.
> I hope this helps.
> Cheers,
> Jason.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Miller [mailto:millerjw at psc.edu] 
> Sent: Thursday, 16 November 2006 02:24 AM
> To: 'ag-tech'
> Subject: [AG-TECH] Video consumer dropping video windows
> I have just installed 3.0 software on our multi-node AG.  The display
> box is a fresh install of Windows XP with a Matrox QID.  The capture
> machine is a new FC6 install using Hauppauge capture cards and a SBLive!
> I have noticed that the Video Consumer service on the XP machine seems
> to be dropping its video streams from my capture machine pretty
> regularly.  They pick right back up, but of course the video window
> needs to be selected and placed again on the desktop.  I have also
> noticed some streams from other sites dropping, though seemingly not as
> much as the ones from my capture box, and other sites streams are rock
> stable.  Needless to say this is not going to be good at all.
> I have noticed this as well with the old AG2.4 install, but it is much
> worse with this new version... granted not only is the AG software new,
> but so is FC6.
> Does anyone have any ideas on how to solve this?
> Thanks,
> -Jim

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