Re: HELP!!... Trial and Error

Dennis J. Streveler (
Mon, 15 Jul 1996 08:46:22 -0700

At 08:48 PM 7/14/96 -0700, Velanche Stewart wrote:
>> Hello:
>> I'm new to using CU-SeeMe. I'm running a 486 DX4/100 computer with
>> Windows 95, and I have a 28.8 connection via Windows TCP. I am getting
>> images, but the fps is slooooooowwwww. :(( It's only running at a frame
>> to three per second (usually, it tends to goto zero and then operate at
>> a snail's crawl).
>> I can't seem to find any decent documentation on what should I set the
>> preferences and such to make things run at least 10 fps. Can I do this
>> w/o a video board? If so, how can I do it? I have Stealth 64 DRAM, but I
>> guess it's a graphics accelerator. Any help or just steering to
>> references would be most appreciated.
>> Thanks!
>> Velanche
>> --
>> V E L A N C H E S T E W A R T
>> California Polytechnic State University
>> San Luis Obispo, California

Hello Velanche,

Unfortunately documentation on the fine art of "tuning" CU/ECU is scarce
indeed. Each of us seems to have developed our own "religion" which tells us
how we should set the preferences for maximum performance. So which religion
would you like to hear about? :)


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