[MPlayer-dev-eng] Delayed Packets

Balatoni Denes pnis at coder.hu
Thu May 8 02:02:50 CEST 2003


There is a cache - it will fill up a buffer to a preset level and than start 
playing, with the hope that there will always be packets to play in that 
cache buffer. You can set the size of the cache with -cache 193284519873
and it will start playing when it is filled up to 20% (iirc).

> I am assuimg that the MPlayer will want to play MP3 packets at regular
> intervals so that the sound quality is good. So, if a packet is late (and
> the MPlayer is not able to play packets at regular intervals), how does it
> handle this situation?
> Thanks,
> Rohit


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