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|Originally posted by toots|
My ongoing assumption has been that some significant number of mine are due to the switch I'm using.
|Originally posted by aslagle|
Larry, I used to use a Linksys internet access switch, but I got several dropouts a half hour...basically it was so bad that the video was unwatchable.
After I moved my replayserver and the replay onto a Netgear switch, it improved drastically, so that I often get no dropouts at all, or at most one every hour or so.
Are you using a router or a switch? Are the connections to both machines on the same router/switch?
Also, what operating system are you running on your ReplayServer? Some network stacks are more efficient than others.
The only other change I made is I changed the machine I ran SwapDV on, but it didn't really make a difference - I changed to a box where I have a 320 Gig IDE RAID 5 array. (Yes, it's overkill, but what are you gonna say when a hard drive crash ruins that entire season of West Wing you've spent all year gathering?)
Anything worth doing is worth overdoing.
|Originally posted by Larry Stewart|
Is there anything to be gained by changing out my cabling?
|Originally posted by smhughes|
I streamed 1-1/2hours at high quality last night with no problems streaming replay to replay through the linksys 5 port switch. Daily I do stream at medium quality with never a problem. However, when I went upstairs and turned on the upstairs replay (I was streaming from this one) I lost the video signal in the basement. As long as noone fools with the other replay I don't seem to have a problem.