[linux-dvb] DVB streaming buffering

Trent Piepho xyzzy at speakeasy.org
Sat Sep 15 00:55:23 CEST 2007


On Tue, 11 Sep 2007, Evan Stergiou wrote:

> Hello.
> I use skystar2 and mplayer to play sat streaming radio.
> Due to the buffers used by linux-dvb drivers and mplayer
> I have a variable delay on my sat streaming radio as compared to a Neta
> which seems to be buffer-free.
>
> Is it possible to downsize these buffers? How?
> Thanks.

The dvb buffer is controlled by DVR_BUFFER_SIZE in dmxdev.h.  The default
is 10240 TS packets.



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