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Why am I recieving corrupt images?

Why am I recieving corrupt images?

Why am I recieving corrupt images?

(OP)
Hey

I have developed a server application that streams video to client applications.  The client applications record or view these video streams.  My problem is that I recieve images that are corrupt quite regularly.  Below is an example of one of the corrupt images,

http://img340.imageshack.us/img340/7214/img169j.jpg

Does anyone have any ideas on what could be causing this?

Thanx
 

RE: Why am I recieving corrupt images?

It could be anything really, you need to supply more information about your setup. Are you streaming the video via UDP? if so it could be caused by packet loss. Or the software or hardware is dropping a frame occasionally? It could even be caused by a memory problem.

Does this apply
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2008334

Quote:

Microsoft currently has an issue which is resulting in a valid picture frame at the entry point into the stream to be dropped and replaced with an 'empty' padding frame.  The loss of this frame causes corruption of video in all hardware and software decoding of the stream.  The specific sequence of events triggers a prolonged error recovery sequence on ATI hardware.  Microsoft and ATI are working together to address this issue.

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RE: Why am I recieving corrupt images?

Definitely looks like bandwidth problem/packets being dropped rather than data corruption.

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