[FFmpeg-user] Help with excessive CPU usage

Loadlinx limiteddi at gmail.com
Wed Feb 19 07:37:50 CET 2014

Any ideas what could be wrong here? I cant figure out why an identical
server has this problem with ffmpeg making all processes run at 250% usage.

On Sat, Feb 15, 2014 at 2:14 AM, Loadlinx <limiteddi at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think I know what causes it but would like someone to confirm:
> I have two identical 16 core servers, identical ffmpeg lines, identical
> software installs.
> Server 1 does a very good job transcoding 20 inputs from DVB @ 75% per
> process
> Server 2 is on the same LAN and transcodes inputs from server 1 but CPU
> usage is through the roof. If I start with 1 process is starts at 75%, if I
> add 4 more all processes go up to 180%.
> The only difference between the two is input: DVB to http on localhost vs
> http remote host.
> Can someone shed some light if its possible to get server 2 to work as
> efficiently as server 1?

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