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Michael Haan
2004-09-01, 21:07
Ah, well, one point to note.  I took to not playing music while I was ripping FLACs b/c it turned-out to be more than the network could bear (ripping wireless, streaming wireless) and I'd get frequent drop-outs.









>From: "Phillip Kerman" <lists (AT) phillipkerman (DOT) com>



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>To: "'Slim Devices Discussion'" <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>



>Subject: [slim] dropouts



>Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2004 21:01:54 -0700



>



>Yeah, that machine doesn't sound over the top.  I'm thinking now maybe it



>has more to do with what else is going on on my server.  It's not a



>dedicated machine.  But even wired I am getting an occasional dropout.  I



>turned off ColdFusion server and it seems to have resolved the wired



>version... now I'm checking email every minute... ripping some CDs and have



>the CPU at 100%... but no dropouts (this is WIRED).  But even when I have



>the access point within a few feet of the SB I get dropouts.



>



>Maybe my neighbor is blasting my house with radiation or something.  I think



>I'm pretty isolated.  Maybe the fact the power lines are jetting out of my



>roof within 20 feet of my access point has something to do with it.  I'm



>curious other people's experiences still.



>



>Thanks,



>Phillip



>



> >



> > Nope, no drop-outs for the most.  Last drop-outs were a month



> > ago when I was having a dinner party.  Running two squeeze's



> > streaming unlimited FLAC.  But it went away as soon as my



> > (presumably poorly shielded) microwave quieted down.  I run a



> > SuSE 9.1 Pro on a p3 733 with 384 MB and 250 GB s/w mirrored



> > storage (Oone SATA, one USB 2.0) - not an impressive box to



> > be sure.  I also run with an 802.11G accesss point and an



> > 802.11G repeater providing roughly 70-75% signal to both



> > boxes.  Again, nothing over the top.  But no drop outs.



> >



> >



> >



> > >From: "Phillip Kerman" <lists (AT) phillipkerman (DOT) com>



> > >Reply-To: Slim Devices Discussion <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>



> > >To: "'Slim Devices Discussion'" <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>



> > >Subject: [slim] dropouts



> > >Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2004 20:13:03 -0700



> > >



> > > > While I too would love to see client-side FLAC decompression,



> > > > 802.11G, or both I have two wireless squeeze G's and rarely



> > > > (though occasionally) experience drop-outs.  Maybe you've got



> > > > too much wireless gear?  Or maybe you need to get another



> > > > access point and segregate devices by channels.  Just thoughts.



> > >



> > >



> > >You have no dropouts with FLAC?  The MP3 or bitrate limited



> > (320) works--I'd



> > >say--flawlessly.



> > >



> > >I've tried it with my other wireless stuff turned off.  More



> > ideas very



> > >welcome.



> > >



> > >



> > >Thanks,



> > >Phillip



> > >



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