[FFmpeg-user] Using Jon Severinsson's PPA on Ubuntu 14.04, can't detach.

Tim Beyer ecronik at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 00:48:39 CET 2015

P.S.:I forgot to send the error from the log, when sending it to dev null
and into the .txt:

Failed to update header with correct duration.
[flv @ 0xedfdc0] Failed to update header with correct filesize.
frame=18598 fps= 40 q=-1.0 Lsize=  114250kB time=00:07:44.90
video:104474kB audio:9080kB subtitle:0 global headers:0kB muxing overhead

2015-03-16 0:44 GMT+01:00 Tim Beyer <ecronik at gmail.com>:

> Hey guys,
> I have a problem which I can't figure out - maybe one of you can help
> me.Hopefully! :)
> I am running Jon Severinsson's PPA on Ubuntu 14.04 in a screened process -
> it is a player that reads video files out of a folder, randomly. The whole
> process goes through a while loop. In the screen session the switchting
> between files works fine - but I can't detach with crtl+a and d or with q -
> it is starting the process again. When I try to detach afterwards with
> ctrl+c from screen, it waits a while and kicks me back into the ffmpeg
> process. If I just close the terminal, ffmpeg crashes when the next
> file-change comes. Same, when I try starting the screen already detached,
> or if I forward the process to dev/null and into a log.
> Here is my bash script:
> #!/bin/bash
> while true
> do
>         for file in $(ls * | shuf -n 1)
>         do
>                 screen -S vod ffmpeg -re -i "$file" -acodec copy -vcodec
> copy -f flv ServerAddress
>         done
> done
> What am I doing wrong?
> Thanks a lot in advance,
> Tim

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