[MPlayer-users] -noskip causes: Too many audio packets in the buffer: (4096 in 8257536bytes)

Gianluca Interlandi gianluca at u.washington.edu
Mon Apr 10 19:44:32 CEST 2006

Hi Corey,

Thanks a lot for you reply. I tried to replace '-noskip' with '-ofps 
24000/1001' and mencoder rips the whole movie. However, the audio and 
video are not syncronyzed, i.e. the audio is slower than the video.



> Guillaume POIRIER wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On 4/2/06, Gianluca Interlandi <gianluca at bioc.unizh.ch> wrote:
>>> Hi!
>>> I'm used the latest CVS release of mplayer/mencoder to rip a dvd to 
>>> avi:
>>> mencoder dvd://1 -alang en -ovc copy -oac copy -noskip -dvd-device
>>> /scratch/movie.dump -o movie.avi
>>> After 15% it crashes with the error message:
>>> Too many audio packets in the buffer: (4096 in 8257536 bytes).
>>> Why is that? It doesn't happen if I omit the flag "-noskip".
>>> I include here the output:
>> check if your movie is telecine or not (read the html doc about
>> encoding telecine content). the symptom you describe looks like it is,
>> and that it's not being taken care of during encoding.

> You beat me to a reply. :)

> A little way down the output there is this message:

> demux_mpg: 24000/1001fps progressive NTSC content detected, switching
> framerate.

> ...so, the video is progressive.

> For the original poster:

> The short answer is to replace '-noskip' with '-ofps 24000/1001'. For an 
> explanation, read the doc:

> http://www.mplayerhq.hu/DOCS/HTML/en/menc-feat-telecine.html

> You really should read until you understand why I suggested that 
> parameter; there are many DVD that should not be encoded that way.

> -Corey

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