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I'm using the latest PS3MediaServer build right from the repos suggested in the Ubuntu Wiki. I'm streaming multiple movies from my server (Ubuntu 10.04 LTS) to my PS3 over wireless.

Sometimes, during some movies, the audio and the video will begin skipping. This can last anywhere between 5 and 30 seconds before it goes back to normal. I have a four core i5 processor and 8GB of DDR3 RAM so I don't think my computer is having a hard time keeping up with the transcoding. So this leads me to believe it's either sub-optimal transcoding options from within PS3MS or my network can't handle the heat.

Other than the out-of-box configuration, is there any way I can tweak the settings for the application to use my resources more efficiently?

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Transcoding High Definition video and sending it in a more compatible format means that its sent in a more uncompressed state this takes more bandwidth and often its too much bandwitdth for wifi to handle

Have you tried using a cable between your computer and ps3 to compared the results?

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