[FFmpeg-user] FFMPEG endlessly increases memory usage over time with HLS packaging.

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Thu Jun 25 09:28:09 EEST 2020

> Am 25.06.2020 um 02:38 schrieb Alessandro Molon <alex.molon at vision247.com>:
> I would like to use ffmpeg as live HLS ABR packager and use /dev/shm to store playlist and chunks in RAMDISK.
> But unfortunately I’ve noticed that ffmpeg constantly increase the memory used until it saturates it.

At least both your „free“ and „valgrind“ output indicate the opposite (as does the word „saturate“ above).

Please read up about the columns „free“, „used“ and „available“ of free console output.

Carl Eugen

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