[vlc-devel] Over buffering with h.264

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Wed Apr 1 22:01:09 CEST 2015

Le mercredi 01 avril 2015, 16:01:24 David R. Robison a écrit :
> I have several h.264 streams that, typically, run fine. However, every
> once and a while, when PCR jitter causes re-buffering, they buffer
> several seconds of video. The log displays the following message:
> core debug: Stream buffering done (6804 ms in 200 ms)
> Any idea what could cause it to buffer 6 seconds of video in 200ms? This
> typically happens when the computer is experiencing heavy CPU load.
> However, I would expect the buffering and the time to buffer to be
> relatively the same (I am playing live video sources). Any idea what
> could be going on?

The video decoding thread does not get scheduled for 6 seconds?

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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