RE: PowerMac 7500 blues

Scott Overholser (sover@Exchange.Microsoft.com)
Thu, 18 Jul 1996 09:47:23 -0700


my powermac 7500 is on a local ethernet that is gateway'd to the
internet via a freebsd box with a 28.8 modem. i wouldn't see any serial
port problems on my mac.

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>From: HV[SMTP:giblues@myna.com]
>Sent: Thursday, July 18, 1996 8:38 AM
>To: Scott Overholser (Exchange)
>Cc: CU-SEEME-L@cornell.edu
>Subject: PowerMac 7500 blues
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>>i have a powermac 7500/100 16mb ram (with built-in digitizer) and a
>>videolabs flexcam (color cam with s-video output). i downloaded the
>>cornell ppc cu-seeme (the current version as of two weeks ago).
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>>when i start cu-seeme i get a local video window (which the docs say
>>happens only if cu-seeme recognized a local video source). however, it
>>is all black. i can connect to self successfully but get (predictably)
>>an all black video window.
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>Scotto, I too have a 7500/100 and shortly after I get a window I lag and
>hang like a madman. In fact most of the time I have to freeze vid just to
>type with any speed. I have written cornell, macuser, apple, and anyone
>who even mentions that they have a 7500 or 7200 unit. I believe that
>either the serial port or the pci bus on these machines is incompatible
>with cuseeme's present software architecture.
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