[MPlayer-users] Re: playlist memory leak problem
raheel.hameed at gmail.com
Tue Sep 6 10:03:53 CEST 2005
Further to my mail below, i have just investigated that it's the
option "fixed-vo" that when used with playlist, eats up all the memory
quickly. If I remove "fixed-vo" option from the command line mentioned
in my email below, the huge memory leak go away.
On 9/6/05, Raheel Hameed <raheel.hameed at gmail.com> wrote:
> there's memory leak problem when we use playlist option, it looks like
> its leaking memory after every playlist iteration, and it can hardly
> run for 5 minutes and exhausts all the memory and so kernel kills it.
> I experienced this problem with MPlayer-0.93 & tried the latest
> version MPlayer-1.0pre7try2 and the same problem exists there as well.
> Here's the way I run the mplayer:
> ./mplayer -playlist playlist.txt -loop 0 -slave -fs -vo vesa -fixed-vo
> -really-quiet 2> /dev/null > /dev/null
> whereas playlist.txt contains logo.mpg on first line and ppt.avi on
> other line. It seems it doesn't matter what you play, this happens
> always as long as you run it like above.
> i'm running :
> - Slackware 9.1
> - Linux 2.4.22 i686
> - libc-2.3.2.so
> - gcc 3.2.3
> - ld 18.104.22.168.6 20030820
> - as 22.214.171.124.6 20030820
> - /proc/cpuinfo :
> processor : 0
> vendor_id : CentaurHauls
> cpu family : 6
> model : 7
> model name : VIA Samuel 2
> stepping : 3
> cpu MHz : 800.047
> cache size : 64 KB
> fdiv_bug : no
> hlt_bug : no
> f00f_bug : no
> coma_bug : no
> fpu : yes
> fpu_exception : yes
> cpuid level : 1
> wp : yes
> flags : fpu de tsc msr cx8 mtrr pge mmx 3dnow
> bogomips : 1595.80
> If there's anything else needed please let me know.
> Raheel Hameed.
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