Dropped frames NTFS not FAT32 help!

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Snake Plissken
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I'm running XP pro on a pretty old P3 550mhz. I have an 8gb windows drive split in 2, a seperate 27gb video drive, and an external 120g lacie firewire drive. I capture and edit in Premiere 6.5 with a DV500 card. I had this setup working no problems until a reinstall. I was running the drives with FAT32 and wanted to change to NTFS to take advantage of longer capture times. I now have dropped frames to all drives on NTFS. Has anyone else had a similar problem. I'm sure the only difference between the working system and the old is the newer file system. Any ideas before I have to reformat as fat32 and reinstall to check?

John Disdle
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You may get more answers if you post in the General forum.

If it worked once, then it must be something that you either have not loaded, or adjusted.
Fat 32 or ntfs should be ok.
Did you format ntfs before you installed XP, or did you use a command.
How is the 8Gig drive split, and is there enough room for a page file.
Have you changed anything in the BIOS.
Does the m/board require the PPE utility found in the DV500 folder.
Are the scratch and capture disks set up in Premier.

Hope this helps.
John.

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Snake Plissken
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John,

Thanks for the reply. I reformatted before reinstalling XP. All drives from fat 32 to ntfs. I have 1.5gb space left for the page file on the 4 gig partition. I'm capturing into a seperate 27gb drive. Scratch disks are setup correctly. Nothing changed in bios. I've even tried the PPE utility, no joy. I've reinstalled Xp and P 6.5 with DV500 several times before with no problems - I'm stuck.

harlequin
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turn off write behind caching and system restore and recycle bin for that drive

Gary MacKenzie

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Snake Plissken
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Have done so. I reinstalled everything and again. Dropped frames occasionally. Seems better when i switch off overlay during capture. I'm thinking about upgrading my computer. Now may be the time!

harlequin
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i have/had the following machines capable of capturing dv

a p450 gateway with rt2000
2 p500 asus with rt2000

but only the gateway was running premiere6.5 , i stuck to 6.0? on the two assus machines.

i updated my gateway using a powerleap processor upgrade and still use it to capture thru rt2000 and out to a firewire harddrive.

Gary MacKenzie

sepulce@hotmail.com ( an account only used for forum messages )

Thinkserver TS140 , 750ti Graphics card  & LG 27" uws led backlight , Edius 8

Humax Foxsat HD Pvr / Humax Fox T2 dvbt

Snake Plissken
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The annoying thing is that it was working okay before I converted the drives to NTFS. I was using a Lacie 120gb external firewire drive connected to the DV500 and the camera connected thru the external drive and it was not dropping frames on capture. Now, this isn't an option. Should have left it as it was!

John Disdle
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XP should be loaded to the first partition of that 8Gig. Why is the drive split. XP and programs could take up more than 3Gig. I would make the drive 8Gig and put the page file on it. I have the scratch disk and video capture on the Video drive. I have XP and the programs on C: I save all work to the video drive, and I have a backup drive in a caddy.

John.

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Trevor Page
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You haven't got compression turned on for the drive have you?

Trev

Snake Plissken
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Thanks for the replies. Compression is off.
XP is loaded to the first partition, programs go into the second partition. DV is catured to seperate unpartitioned drives.