[FFmpeg-user] A query on FFmpeg and NFS mounts

andrei ka andrei.k.gml at gmail.com
Tue Oct 1 19:55:02 EEST 2019

run 2 ffmpegs, one sending to local multicast,  2nd running in bash
infinite loop copying from that multicast to nfs, if nfs fais, restart
ffmpeg after the loop sees nfs coming back

Le mar. 1 oct. 2019 à 18:50, Dennis Mungai <dmngaie at gmail.com> a écrit :

> Hello there,
> Is it possible to keep FFmpeg running when dealing with unreliable NFS
> mounts when using the tee muxer configured with the onfail=ignore option?
> I've observed that when an NFS server goes offline with FFmpeg still
> writing to one (or more) mount(s) , the program "pauses"/halts and then
> resumes as soon as the NFS server is back online.  Can this behavior be
> overridden, perhaps through a change in how NFS shares are mounted (on the
> client side or on the server side), to replicate the behavior observed with
> local files where a directory rename simply results in a tee slave mixer
> failing without pausing or halting the FFmpeg process?
> Here's what I've tried so far, with no success:
> 1. Using the soft mount option, combined with a timeout on NFS.
> 2. Switching to UDP instead of the default TCP with NFS.
> Thanks,
> Dennis.
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