Re: SLIP Error Messages
Mon, 6 Mar 1995 13:31:26 -0500

This almost certainly results from CU-SeeMe trying to push too much data
through your connection. We intend to make some enhancements to better
support low bandwidth connections. In the meantime, I would recommend not
connecting to a CU-SeeMe reflector with a modem connection.

> I've been able to run (or so I thought) Cu-Seeme via a SLIP connection
> from home at 21.6KB, with the U.S.Robotics modem, and Windows on a PC.
> Although the video was choppy, I thought this was nornal over the
> modem line, until I got a complaint that I was bringing the SLIP
> Server to its knees with the following error messages:
> vmunix: sloutput restart
> vmunix: ... q full - dropping packet
> vmunix: zs1: silo overflow
> These messages have filled the /var/adm/messages file on the SLIP
> to over 2MB in one occasion where I was connected for only 30 minutes.
> The messages only occur when I am running Cu-Seeme. They do not happen
> when running Mosaic or Netscape or when FTPing files or anything
> else run via SLIP.
> Is it that Cu-Seeme is trying to push too much data through the serial
> line, or do I have some time of hardware problem?
> Anyone else experiencing these error messages?
> Thanks,
> Rick Janzso
Tim Dorcey
Sr. Programmer/Analyst (607) 255-5715
Advanced Technologies & Planning
CIT Network Resources
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14850