Re: PB and QuickCam problems

Michael Sattler, San Francisco (EST)
Wed, 30 Nov 1994 01:16:49 -0500

>I've been watching CU-SeeMe reflectors over a SLIP link for a couple of
>weeks now, and have been keeping close tabs on this list, but have yet to
>hear of any problems with the QuickCam....which leads to my problem. I'm
>using CU-SeeMe.68k0.70b13 on my PB 180c, with a Global village Mercury
>modem, and (1) I can't send video, and (2) the HD keeps spinning down
>whenever I open CU-SeeMe or Connectix QuickMovie app. I've contacted
>Connectix, but they haven't been able to pinpoint the problem, so I'm
>hoping *someone* out there has some tips.

It seems you have a problem with the QuickTime portion of the loop, since
you can't get QuickMovie to work. So... restart with only QuickTime and
the QuickCam extentions. Does QuickMovie work? If yes, move on. If no,
reinstall *all* the QuickCam software.

QuickMovie works. Now, add MacTCP and restart. Does QuickMovie work?
Does MacTCPWatcher work after you SLIP in? Delete your CU-SeeMe
Preferences file. Run CU-SeeMe. Do you see local video? Connect to some
reflector. Are you transmitting?

Michael Sattler <> San Francisco, California
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