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knassiri
2005-12-03, 16:20
I'm getting about 15 seconds of uninterrupted audio when I push play and after that nothing but blips of sound every couple of seconds. Buffer Fullness under the Server and Network Health section of Slimserver shows that I'm averaging about .011423, in other words extremely low, so I suspect that is where my problem is coming from. I'm new to this so would appreciate any info on how to resolve this if it is indeed the reason I'm having drop-outs.

Equipment is as follows:
D-Link 634M Wireless Router (averaging 91%)
Mac G4 500mhz/ 1 gig of ram
Wireless SB3

gorstk
2005-12-03, 16:33
knassiri wrote:
> I'm getting about 15 seconds of uninterrupted audio when I push play and
> after that nothing but blips of sound every couple of seconds. Buffer
> Fullness under the Server and Network Health section of Slimserver
> shows that I'm averaging about .011423, in other words extremely low,
> so I suspect that is where my problem is coming from. I'm new to this
> so would appreciate any info on how to resolve this if it is indeed the
> reason I'm having drop-outs.
>
> Equipment is as follows:
> D-Link 634M Wireless Router (averaging 91%)
> Mac G4 500mhz/ 1 gig of ram
> Wireless SB3
>
>

What type of files are you trying to stream? mp3, flac, itunes?

Try plugging the squeezebox directly into your router and see if that
solves the problem. Not a 'fix', but it either confirms if it is the
wireless network which is causing the problem or not.

Also, make sure you have finished scanning your library before playing
any music as this can be very processor intensive and cause choppy
playback in the current server design. (you can tell by looking at the
webinterface where instead of telling you how many songs are in your
library it tells you slimserver is still scanning)

HTH

knassiri
2005-12-03, 17:04
Files are aiff and apple lossless thru itunes.

I tried an ethernet cable between the router and the SB3 and I got the same results, so I'm assuming it's not the wireless.

Also, I only started ripping songs last night and have about 150 songs on my hard drive so it shouldn't be too processor intensive, right?

gorstk
2005-12-03, 17:21
knassiri wrote:
> Files are aiff and apple lossless thru itunes.
>
> I tried an ethernet cable between the router and the SB3 and I got the
> same results, so I'm assuming it's not the wireless.
>
> Also, I only started ripping songs last night and have about 150 songs
> on my hard drive so it shouldn't be too processor intensive, right?
>
>

Should imagine it would take less than the time it takes to write this
message to scan that number of file on that system!

Have you tried plugging the squeezebox directly in to your pc using a
cross over cable (although this would mean setting up manual IP
addresses on your SB and PC which would be complicated). Are you sure
your router is functioning - do you have anything else on the network
that works,at a good speed?


Do you have JAVA on your system. If so try running the software player
softsqueeze on the server. You can get it by going onto the web
interface http://127.0.0.1:9000/ can clicking on softsqueeze at the
bottom of the left hand pane. If this works you have eliminated your
server as the problem.