[MPlayer-users] Recording from tv:// isn't realtime

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Mon Aug 11 21:07:26 CEST 2014

On Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 11:21:01PM -0700, Marc MERLIN wrote:
> Is it a problem because h264 is not streamable?
> legolas:~$ tail -n 10000 -f test.avi | mplayer -
> MPlayer SVN-r36545 (C) 2000-2013 MPlayer Team
> mplayer: could not connect to socket
> mplayer: No such file or directory
> Failed to open LIRC support. You will not be able to use your remote control.
> Playing -.
> Reading from stdin...
> libavformat version 55.37.100 (internal)
> AVI file format detected.
> [aviheader] Video stream found, -vid 0
> [aviheader] Audio stream found, -aid 1
> Badly interleaved AVI file detected - switching to -ni mode...

Sorry, I missed this.
The issue is that it doesn't like how audio and video are mixed.
In that case you might try the "tail -f" variant combined with a large
Or try if -demuxer lavf doesn't have this interleaving issue.

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