[vlc-devel] Re: Memory problems in video play

Jean-Paul Saman jean-paul.saman at planet.nl
Wed Jul 6 22:10:04 CEST 2005

Nirnimesh wrote:

> I'm playing a video on a linux pda using vlc. Perhaps due to the slow 
> processor on the pda, it's consuming a lot of memory during video 
> play. Is there a way I can limit the amount of memory (put max buffer 
> size, etc)? Alternatively, can I use some other player to play a vod 
> rtp:// stream?

You must resize the video before streaming to 320x240 and lower the 
bitrate (1-2 MB max will do fine). The PDA is a very small computer with 
limited resources. Throwing a full fledge DVD to it will make it break ;-)

Jean-Paul Saman.

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