[Ffmpeg-devel] [BUG] "too many threads" with brd_scale >= 5

Corey Hickey bugfood-ml
Fri Jan 27 21:06:57 CET 2006

Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>>I've been testing vb_stategy=2 and brd_scale, and I ran into a bug.
>>Whenever brd_scale is set to 5 or higher, libavcodec reports:
>>[mpeg4 @ 0xb93650]too many threads
>>...and mencoder segfaults.
> brd_scale=5 will scale the video down by a factor of 32 so
> 720x480 would be 22.5x15, its surely a bug that it segfaults but that
> resolution isnt going to be supported anytime soon ...
> feel free to add a check so that we have at least multiple of 2 w and h

Ah. That makes sense. I'll also put a note in the mencoder man page
about it.


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