Re: Need clues to chat bandwidth

ike relucio (ike_relucio@cyberdude.com)
Sun, 30 Nov 1997 10:52:40 +0800


As far as I know, that transmit and receive rates affect only video and not
chat. I think there have been postings here before about video being sent
but not chat. Are you behind a firewall ?

-----Original Message-----
From: Cameron Jones <camjones@shore.net>
To: CU-SEEME-L@cornell.edu <CU-SEEME-L@cornell.edu>
Date: Sunday, November 30, 1997 1:48 AM
Subject: Need clues to chat bandwidth

> Is there a chat expert out there that can help me getting CU-SEEME
>chat to work better?
>
> I wamt to send mostly chat with an occasional video update. If I
>set the CU-SEEME transmit or receive rates to a low value (for example: 5
>kbits/sec), the chat lines don't get sent **even if I am not sending or
>receiving video**.
>
> It looks like CU-SEEME is determining that there cannot possibly be
>enough bandwidth left over for chat because of the low bandwidth setting.
>Of course, there is plenty of bandwidth left over since I am not sending or
>receiving any video!!
>
> In other words, is there a way to slow down the video settings, but
>tell CU-SEEME to go ahead and send chat lines anyways???
>
> Alternatively, is there a different chat-only application I can run
>in parallel with CU-SEEME that might offer an alternative to the CU-SEEME
>chat?
>
> So close, yet so far away....
>
> Thanks!
>
> Cameron Jones
>
>