[rtmpdump] question about how frames can go missing from a stream

Howard Chu hyc at highlandsun.com
Fri Oct 8 11:38:17 CEST 2010

Perazim wrote:
> Running rtmpdump-2.3 on fedora 12 with a 15Mbit ADSL line.
> Other end is Adobe fmsVer FMS/3,0,1,123. Stream is a 29 minute program(s).
> I am experiencing a lot of dropped frames. If I run this at 4am, it generally
> completes with all frames. I can determine this by capturing several times
> and comparing file sizes and running md5sum against the files. Two or more
> files with same md5sums are the good ones.
> My question is: In the stream protocol which runs over tcp/ip (error detection
> and correction), is there provision to drop frames at certain times like
> network congestion or does the server wait and deliver all frames of the
> stream? If so, is there a way to stop this or minimize it?

You're asking a question about how the Adobe server behaves. You should ask in 
an Adobe forum.

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