[vlc-devel] VLC 1.0.3 Stutters...

Luca Barbato lu_zero at gentoo.org
Mon Nov 2 10:45:12 CET 2009

Tony Anecito wrote:
> Hi All,
> I noticed that when playing a video via http that the trailer stops every
> couple of seconds then the buffer fills then it continues again then repeats
> the stop/buffer sequence.
> Is there some setting for vlc to get a continuous video?

Make sure you have enough cache to compensate network glitches or video
bitrate peaks. If your bandwidth is lesser than the average bitrate then
you'd better off downloading the whole video using wget...(or make the
cache size equal to 1/2 the video ...)



Luca Barbato
Gentoo Council Member
Gentoo/linux Gentoo/PPC

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