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PS3 Media server + PS3 Video stream problem with latest FW

Postby teme » Tue Aug 04, 2009 12:44 pm


Anyone else having problems with Latest PS3 firmware version + PS3 Media server video streaming? Some videos (.mkv or dvd or divx etc...) when playing start to make these short loud high "squeaky" noises and the image has glitches now and then or the video starts run poorly and goes out of sync for a while. Some movies even jam totally at some point. When this jam happens, windows gives error mesg that Mencoder has stopped working, and encountered an error. Just few weeks back, I did not have any problems watching any video files, and the only thing that has changed as I remember is the PS3 firmware. Windows plays all video files ok, no problems there.

I have tried many versions of PS3 media server, no difference. I have not changed any settings in the software itself. Also before I had Windows Vista when this problem started, I then formatted my HD and installed new Windows 7 and PS3 Media Server software, same problem.

* Problem is not in cpu being too slow
* Problem is not in the Operating system
* Problem is not in codecs
* Problem is not in some specific video file, some play ok and some not.
* Only thing that has been changed is the PS3 firmware.

Any suggestions? Let me know if you know what's the problem, or if I should provide the debug.log as well.

Here's the Windows error msg when Mencoder crashes:
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: conhost.exe
Application Version: 6.1.7600.16385
Application Timestamp: 4a5bc571
Fault Module Name: ntdll.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.1.7600.16385
Fault Module Timestamp: 4a5be02b
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 0000000000032010
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1035
Additional Information 1: ede3
Additional Information 2: ede3f43f0fc316dbed8c1477dc3273a1
Additional Information 3: 7798
Additional Information 4: 7798f05230c2599acedb6116cd6f2451

Here's the PS3 Media Server Trace log:
[win32/mencoder.exe] TRACE 14:22:13.978 Process C:\Program Files (x86)\PS3 Media Server\win32\mencoder.exe has a return code of -1073741502! Maybe an error occured... check the log file
[Thread-259] TRACE 14:22:14.462 Exception in thread "Thread-259" java.lang.ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException
[Thread-259] TRACE 14:22:14.462 at java.lang.System.arraycopy(Native Method)
[Thread-259] TRACE 14:22:14.462 at
[Thread-259] TRACE 14:22:14.462 at$100(
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[Thread-259] TRACE 14:22:14.462 at
[Thread-259] TRACE 14:22:14.462 at
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[Thread-259] TRACE 14:22:14.462 at Source)
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