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  1. #1
    Neil Hunt
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    Music stops & Starts

    I'm a new user and boy am I mad! When I tried to play some MP3s today
    the playback stopped and started all through the songs - i.e. it would
    stop for 10-20 secs and then resume from where it stopped. After 2
    songs it stopped completely and "stopped" was displayed on the Slimp3.
    This was running 4.6.2. I've since installed v5 - and it won't even
    run! But that is the subject of another post. PC is P4 1.9G XP SP 1.

    Neil

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  2. #2
    Jack Coates
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    Music stops & Starts

    On Wed, 2003-11-19 at 16:24, Neil Hunt wrote:
    > I'm a new user and boy am I mad! When I tried to play some MP3s today
    > the playback stopped and started all through the songs - i.e. it would
    > stop for 10-20 secs and then resume from where it stopped. After 2
    > songs it stopped completely and "stopped" was displayed on the Slimp3.
    > This was running 4.6.2. I've since installed v5 - and it won't even
    > run! But that is the subject of another post. PC is P4 1.9G XP SP 1.
    >
    > Neil


    Sounds like network trouble, assuming you've got enough RAM. I had it
    intermittently do that for a long time, eventually tracked it down to a
    bad port on a new NetGear switch. Replaced the switch with one of the
    old blue-metal-box types and the problem went away.

    Perfmon, watch memory utilization, look out for swapping. Then try a
    crossover Ethernet cable between the server and the Slimp3.

    --
    Jack at Monkeynoodle Dot Org: It's A Scientific Venture...

    "You choose your leaders and place your trust, and their lies won't slow
    down and their promises rust, you'll see killing machines and more
    rockets and guns, And the public wants what the public gets but I don't
    get what this society wants, I'm going underground"
    -- Going Underground from Sound Affects by The Jam!

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