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mike_zandvliet
2005-07-26, 22:23
I presume that the SB2's 2Mb buffer is used with SqueezeNetwork in the same way that it's used for connecting to SlimServer. Which I take it to mean that if I lost a connection to an internet radio station on SQN, I'd keep hear music playing for a minute or two afterwards. Is my understanding correct?

Is there anyway to see how full the buffer is? I am currently losing music from various different radio stations at least 3~6 times in an evening, and would like to troubleshoot if it's my router, the radio station, the SB2, or SQN that's the cause of the problem.

Anyone else having dropouts this often? Is this to be expected? I would have thought with a 2Mb buffer it would be pretty rare to lose a connection.

Cheers!
Mike

dean
2005-07-26, 22:28
On Jul 26, 2005, at 10:23 PM, mike_zandvliet wrote:
> I presume that the SB2's 2Mb buffer is used with SqueezeNetwork in the
> same way that it's used for connecting to SlimServer. Which I take it
> to mean that if I lost a connection to an internet radio station on
> SQN, I'd keep hear music playing for a minute or two afterwards. Is my
> understanding correct?
That's right.

> Is there anyway to see how full the buffer is? I am currently losing
> music from various different radio stations at least 3~6 times in an
> evening, and would like to troubleshoot if it's my router, the radio
> station, the SB2, or SQN that's the cause of the problem.
Alas, no, there isn't a way now.

> Anyone else having dropouts this often? Is this to be expected? I
> would
> have thought with a 2Mb buffer it would be pretty rare to lose a
> connection.
It sounds like it's not the buffer size (which is closer to 8MB!)
rather a problem with your Internet connection being able to sustain
the bandwidth of the radio station. Do the stations in question
work if you use a computer-based player (like iTunes) to play them?