[MPlayer-users] [BUG?] Libavcodec first pass fail with Mulholland drive : get_buffer() failed NOVIRUS

Corey Hickey bugfood-ml at fatooh.org
Mon Sep 22 18:12:56 CEST 2003

Eric Fernandez wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> I have a strange case with a specific DVD : Mulholland Drive Region 1, 
> and it may reveal a bug.
> Encoding the movie (title 1) or the trailer (title 6) fails after the 
> first pass using mencoder 1.0pre1 but was successful with previous 
> versions of mencoder (0.91 and below).
> Now, at the end of the first pass, mencoder returns (this is obtained 
> with the trailer, title 6) :
> Movie-Aspect is 1,33:1 - prescaling to correct movie aspect.
> get_buffer() failed (0 -2546 0 0x40fa0030)
> and the second pass fails immediately. Interestingly, if I interrupt 
> with escape the first pass before the end, it works.
> The trailer is 2549 frames long, and the error says get_buffer() failed 
> (0 -2546 0 0x40fa0030), I guess the problem is at frame 2546.

I'm in a hurry and I have to leave in a minute, but try these two

1. Update to latest main CVS.
2. If that doesn't help, then include vmax_b_frames=1 in your lavcopts.

I'll explain further when I have the time.


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