DVD pauses every 15 minutes

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I have built a 300mhz pentium PC with 128mb memory, I/O Magic 8x dvd, I/O Magic 32mb TNT AGP video card. When I play a dvd, about every 15 minutes, the video and audio pauses for about 3 seconds. This can be annoying after a while. Any clue? Many tks, Kam

-- Kam Low (kamlow@home.com), July 08, 2000


DVD requires either a hardware decoder card or software decoding software. Looking at your system profile, i believe you are using software decoding technique to view your DVD. Software decoding will need fast CPU and bus speed. I believe your CPU may be your problem. It may not have enough processing power to keep up with the flow of data....

-- lnguyen (wingstarzz@hotmail.com), July 09, 2000.

Perhaps your dvd drive is not enabled for DMA.

-- Ben Smith (benjamin-smith@utulsa.edu), December 28, 2000.

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