[MEncoder-users] CPU utilization during encoding

David Liontooth liontooth at cogweb.net
Thu Aug 17 18:33:59 CEST 2006

Quoting Reimar Döffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de>:

> Hello,
> On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 08:00:46AM -0700, David Liontooth wrote:
> > of 30%. Recently the CPU utilization has become variable, going between the
> low
> > 20s to the high 70 and even above.
> You neither included your MPlayer/mencoder version nor the full -v
> output, nevertheless I this should be fixed in SVN since a week or so.

Thank you for responding -- that's great news! What was fixed?

I've been running Marillat's Debian packages, most recently 1.0pre8-4.1.2 dated
2 Aug 2006. The good news is that it looks like I can now encode full-size
(640x480) tv to h264 (using lavc) on the fly without running out of cpu power.


MEncoder 1.0pre8-4.1.2 (C) 2000-2006 MPlayer Team
CPU: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3000+ (Family: 15, Model: 31, Stepping: 0)
CPUflags: Type: 15 MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 1 3DNow2: 1 SSE: 1 SSE2: 1
Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX MMX2 3DNow 3DNowEx SSE SSE2

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