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

Nirnimesh nirnimesh at students.iiit.net
Thu Jul 7 04:47:34 CEST 2005

I'm already risizing the video to a smaller resolution. The memory usage 
by vlc on the pda increases incrementally. Overall it consumes around 11M 
even for a small resolution (320x240) and vb=128.

Can I somehow limit this buffer size?

On Wed, 6 Jul 2005, Jean-Paul Saman wrote:

> 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 ;-)
> Gtz,
> Jean-Paul Saman.


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