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Andy Dannelley
2004-12-13, 10:49
Some of my difficulties may not be related to signal strength.

Yesterday I had my players (Slimp3 and Squeezebox) just quit playing, I
could usually recover by either pushing the ->-> (next song) or pause
then play. Sometimes it looked like the player would flicker (VFD
dark, then back on). My son also uses the same network for Internet
games and LAN games with friends... I'm wondering, could there be
something that is being sent that is confusing the SLimp3 or
Squeezebox? If this is so, it also points to maybe an additional
network just for music.

Going to be somewhat difficult because I also use my music server
computer as a print server, so just another monkey wrench. I may have
to just dedicate that system just for music and do print sharing some
other way.

Any ideas?

Thanks,

AndyD

Avi Schwartz
2004-12-13, 12:36
Andy Dannelley wrote:

>
> Some of my difficulties may not be related to signal strength.
>
> Yesterday I had my players (Slimp3 and Squeezebox) just quit playing,
> I could usually recover by either pushing the ->-> (next song) or
> pause then play. Sometimes it looked like the player would flicker
> (VFD dark, then back on). My son also uses the same network for
> Internet games and LAN games with friends... I'm wondering, could
> there be something that is being sent that is confusing the SLimp3 or
> Squeezebox? If this is so, it also points to maybe an additional
> network just for music.
>

I have seen this flicker happen because of two reasons. The first is
when the microwave oven is operated and it disrupts the wireless
connection and the second when the machine running the server is 100%
cpu utilization. Is the machine serving the music also used by your son
to play games or any other CPU intensive activity going on?

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