[vlc-devel] Frame freezes but the audio keeps going...

Peng howtofly at gmail.com
Thu Jun 27 01:49:03 CEST 2013

On 06/27/2013 12:36 AM, Peter Tap wrote:
> Folks,
> Environment: Ubuntu 12.04. nVidia card.
> I have a local build of VLC 2.04. This build is running on a number of identical machines.
> Occasionally, while playing a movie, we see that the video frame freezes but the audio keeps going.
> VLC responds to "pause" command but the video still remains frozen after unpausing it.
> I have connected to one such VLC instance using gdb. However, I am not sure where to look for this problem. I would appreciate it if someone can provide me some pointers.
> Thank you in advance for your help.
> Regards,
> Peter
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Hi, Peter.

Could you post the log out? With highest verbosity set. Also providing a 
sample file could be helpful.

Wrong PTS, a slow computer or the classic 'late picture skipped' bug in 
case of low frame rate all could lead to this.


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