[mythtv] Ticket #3394: GPL FLV Player for MythWeb

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Aug 1 15:50:31 UTC 2007


On 08/01/2007 09:22 AM, Mitch Gore wrote:
> no its like it never starts.  When i wast htop and start a SD flv I
> see ffmpeg start and spike every few secs to around 30% CPU usage. 
> But with the HD recordings nothing.
>
> I have a P4 3.4ghz so I would think its not a CPU limitation
>
> Does this work for anyone with the current SVN?

Look at your httpd logs (you may have to disable the null redirect on
the ffmpeg command to see the error message).  IIRC, there's an error
from ffmpeg; however, it's one that someone with a really beefy backend
is going to have to fix.  My Athlon XP 2400+ won't even play back an
HDTV recording in real-time, let alone transcode it.

Mike


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