[linux-dvb] replex ringbuffer overflow problem still exists

Marcus Metzler mocm at mocm.de
Sat Mar 12 17:44:33 CET 2005

>>>>> "Boleslaw" == Boleslaw Ciesielski <bolek-mythtv at curl.com> writes:

    Boleslaw> I am getting the following errors while trying to run
    Boleslaw> replex 0.1.3 on the .ts files recorded using
    Boleslaw> Air2PC-ATSC:

    Boleslaw> [congo:/video/tmp] replex -t MPEG2 -o foo.mpg foo.ts
    Boleslaw> Reading from foo.ts Input file length: 11.18 MB Output
    Boleslaw> File is: foo.mpg Checking for TS: confirmed Trying to
    Boleslaw> find PIDs vpid 0x0021 ac3pid 0x0024 AC3 stream: bit
    Boleslaw> rate: 448 kb/s freq: 48000 Hz frame size 1792 starting
    Boleslaw> audio PTS: 21:15:35.416 STARTING REPLEX Video: aspect
    Boleslaw> ratio: 16:9 size = 1280x720 frame rate: 60.000 fps bit
    Boleslaw> rate: 19.00 Mbit/s vbvbuffer 7995392 Sequence Extension:
    Boleslaw> chroma 4:2:0 size = 1280x720 bit rate: 19.00 Mbit/s
    Boleslaw> vbvbuffer 7995392 frame rate: 60.000 starting with video
    Boleslaw> PTS: 21:15:35.982 Mux rate: 2.70 Mbit/s AC30 offset:
    Boleslaw> 0:00:00.576 21:15:35.992 ringbuffer overflow 1<184
    Boleslaw> 6291456 ring buffer overflow 6291456 Exit 1
    Boleslaw> [congo:/video/tmp]

    Boleslaw> It seems that a similar problem was discussed and fixed
    Boleslaw> about a year ago (see the thread in
    Boleslaw> http://www.mail-archive.com/linux-dvb@linuxtv.org/msg15486.html),
    Boleslaw> however apparently it still exists for some files. I did
    Boleslaw> verify that my source (from
    Boleslaw> http://www.metzlerbros.org/dvb/replex-0.1.3.tar.gz)
    Boleslaw> includes the patch that was posted in the mail thread.

    Boleslaw> I posted a sample problem file at
    Boleslaw> http://home.comcast.net/~mythtv/foo.ts (10sec, 11Mb)

I'll put it into my collection of streams that don't work. I haven't
gotten around to any work on replex lately, but I hope I will get to
it soon and find a way to fix the problems with those files. Hopefully
they all have the same problem.


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