[FFmpeg-user] delay/lag in playing stream from network camera in ffplay

Roger Pack rogerdpack2 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 23 01:44:15 CEST 2011

> I am having problem (delay or lag of 3-4 seconds) in
> playing stream from network camera. Those 3-4  seconds are with
> resolution of 320x240. If I change my resolution to 640x480, ffplay
> almost get dead. Please find below my environment

is fps high? I know I ran into the same problem with a 1 fps source
the other day...it hung for like 5s before starting to play back,
possible because of message
" Estimating duration from bitrate, this may be inaccurate"
maybe there's a way to disable that, or some way to turn off cacheing?

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