[AG-TECH] node configuration problems with multi-machine node
millerjw at psc.edu
Fri Aug 24 09:04:07 CDT 2007
Nope, no dice. I deleted the node config on display, and removed the
Video directories from ~/.AccessGrid3/local_services/ Same thing. I
definately have different devices selected in the node config. Though
one thing that I think is strange is that I only have 4 capture cards,
and 8 listed devices when adding a node service...
I seem to remember in the past the devices were only listed as /dev/videoX
and there definately wasn't 2 per device. Either way... if I pick the
V4L or the V4L2, I get the same result.
Christoph Willing wrote:
> On 24/08/2007, at 5:52 AM, James Miller wrote:
>> I have an XP display machine which runs the venue client and the node
>> configuration. My capture box for audio and video is an Ubuntu
>> machine with 4 Hauppauge cards all identical using the bt878 chipset.
>> I have multiple video producer services set up using streams
>> /dev/video0 through video3 , but for some reason, when a venue is
>> launched, all 4 of the capture windows enable the same device
>> (/dev/video3) The interesting thing is that I can rename the streams
>> in the node configuration on display, and the stream names make it to
>> the capture box. For some reason, the ServiceManager just won't open
>> teh proper device for each stream.
>> Once the streams are up, I can go to the menu of each stream on the
>> capture box, and select the proper device which brings up the proper
>> stream, but it still doesn't remember it's setting when switching
> I just tried a test using AG3.0.2 and the same XP + Ubuntu OS
> combination. Instead of 4 separate capture cards, I used a single 4
> input capture card (4x bt878 chips). It seemed to work fine changing
> between a number of different venues at different servers.
> My guess is that the version of vic has become out of sync with your
> Video*Services. Could you try the following?
> - on the display machine, remove all the video producer services from
> your configuration, save it & exit VenueClient.
> - on the capture machine, make sure you have the latest vic and AG
> toolkit (after updating Synaptic or apt-get).
> - shut down the AGServiceManager. Now erase the Video*Services
> currently being used; something like:
> rm -rf ~/.AccessGrid3/local_services/Video*
> will do that (assuming you're logged in as the user who normally runs
> AGServiceManager). New services will be added there when they're needed.
> - restart AGServiceManager.
> - back on the display machine, starte the VenueClient, add the
> VideoProducerServices again etc.
> Christoph Willing +61 7 3365 8350
> QCIF Access Grid Manager
> University of Queensland
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