[Libav-user] Receiving MPEGTS and fifo buffer overflows

Kalileo kalileo at universalx.net
Thu May 30 18:11:06 CEST 2013

On May 30, 2013, at 22:46 , Vahid Kowsari wrote:

> Hi All,
> I am working on a piece of code at the moment to receive HD H264 MPEG TS streams at around 7.5 mbps from a udp multicast.
> This code is running inside of ubuntu VM remotely.
> I am having problems because no matter what I do I get fifo buffer overflows after a certain period of time.

Assuming that this is not an issue with your device lacking the power to keep up with decoding, have you checked what might trigger the overflow?

I see such overflows happening whenever there are some bigger errors in the input stream.

> I have done the following:
> 1. Increased the the fifo_size, set overrun non fatal

" overrun non fatal" in my experience is fatal, better reset / restart at that point.

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