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Buffer not filling

Postby Eazee » Thu Oct 04, 2012 4:57 pm

Hi there,

I have a problem playing some .mkv files.
When streaming .mkv the buffer won't fill and the playback stutters. As this is not a general probem with all files, the FAQs and Guides here didn't help.
Btw this happens on both my PC and my Laptop. I'm streaming to PS3 or my TV (Panasonic TX-P50GW20). The files are all stored on a NAS-system.

Maybe someone will be able to help...

Setup PC:
i5 2400, 8GB RAM, Win7 x64
Laptop:
i5 3210M, 8GB RAM, Win7 x64
both using v. 1.70.1 of PMS

Connection: PC/Laptop ->Switch->PS3/TV
NAS is also on that switch. Everything is on a cable connection 100 mbit/s.

Media Info:
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Format                                   : Matroska
Format version                           : Version 2
File size                                : 21.9 GiB
Duration                                 : 1h 27mn
Overall bit rate mode                    : Variable
Overall bit rate                         : 35.7 Mbps
Movie name                               : attack at the block.Title1.BlurayRip
Encoded date                             : UTC 2012-01-25 14:13:20
Writing application                      : mkvmerge v4.5.0 ('Speed of Light') gebaut am Feb  1 2011 02:10:32
Writing library                          : libebml v1.2.0 + libmatroska v1.1.0

Video
ID                                       : 1
Format                                   : AVC
Format/Info                              : Advanced Video Codec
Format profile                           : High@L4.1
Format settings, CABAC                   : Yes
Format settings, ReFrames                : 4 frames
Codec ID                                 : V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC
Duration                                 : 1h 27mn
Bit rate mode                            : Variable
Bit rate                                 : 30.7 Mbps
Maximum bit rate                         : 40.0 Mbps
Width                                    : 1 920 pixels
Height                                   : 1 080 pixels
Display aspect ratio                     : 16:9
Frame rate mode                          : Constant
Frame rate                               : 23.976 fps
Color space                              : YUV
Chroma subsampling                       : 4:2:0
Bit depth                                : 8 bits
Scan type                                : Progressive
Bits/(Pixel*Frame)                       : 0.618
Stream size                              : 18.9 GiB (86%)
Default                                  : Yes
Forced                                   : No
Color primaries                          : BT.709
Transfer characteristics                 : BT.709
Matrix coefficients                      : BT.709

Audio #1
ID                                       : 2
Format                                   : DTS
Format/Info                              : Digital Theater Systems
Format profile                           : MA / Core
Codec ID                                 : A_DTS
Duration                                 : 1h 27mn
Bit rate mode                            : Variable
Bit rate                                 : 2 677 Kbps / 1 510 Kbps
Channel(s)                               : 8 channels / 6 channels
Channel positions                        : Front: L C R, Side: L R, Back: L R, LFE / Front: L C R, Side: L R, LFE
Sampling rate                            : 48.0 KHz
Bit depth                                : 24 bits
Compression mode                         : Lossless / Lossy
Language                                 : German
Default                                  : Yes
Forced                                   : No

Audio #2
ID                                       : 3
Format                                   : DTS
Format/Info                              : Digital Theater Systems
Format profile                           : MA / Core
Codec ID                                 : A_DTS
Duration                                 : 1h 27mn
Bit rate mode                            : Variable
Bit rate                                 : 1 561 Kbps / 1 510 Kbps
Channel(s)                               : 6 channels
Channel positions                        : Front: L C R, Side: L R, LFE
Sampling rate                            : 48.0 KHz
Bit depth                                : 24 bits
Compression mode                         : Lossless / Lossy
Language                                 : English
Default                                  : No
Forced                                   : No

Text
ID                                       : 4
Format                                   : VobSub
Muxing mode                              : zlib
Codec ID                                 : S_VOBSUB
Codec ID/Info                            : The same subtitle format used on DVDs
Language                                 : German
Default                                  : No
Forced                                   : No

Menu
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01:00:34.547                             : en:(12)01:00:34:547
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Debug.log
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INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.824 [main] Done!
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.827 [main] Searching for plugins in C:\Program Files (x86)\PS3 Media Server\plugins
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.828 [main] No plugins found
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.839 [main] Registering transcoding engine: AviSynth/FFmpeg
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.840 [main] Registering transcoding engine: FFmpeg Audio
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.843 [main] Registering transcoding engine: MEncoder
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.843 [main] Registering transcoding engine: AviSynth/MEncoder
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.843 [main] Registering transcoding engine: FFmpeg
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.843 [main] Registering transcoding engine: MPlayer Audio
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.844 [main] Registering transcoding engine: FFmpeg Web Video
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.844 [main] Registering transcoding engine: MEncoder Web
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.844 [main] Registering transcoding engine: MPlayer Video Dump
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.845 [main] Registering transcoding engine: MPlayer Web
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.846 [main] Registering transcoding engine: tsMuxeR
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.846 [main] Registering transcoding engine: Audio High Fidelity
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.846 [main] Executable of transcoder profile VLC Audio Streaming not found
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.847 [main] Executable of transcoder profile VLC Video Streaming not found
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.847 [main] Registering transcoding engine: FFmpeg DVR-MS Remux
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.847 [main] Registering transcoding engine: dcraw Thumbnailer
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.903 [main] Using forced address 192.168.178.21
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.903 [main] Created socket: /192.168.178.21:5001
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:28.948 [main] Checking shared folder: S:\
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:28.985 [main] Sending ALIVE...
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:29.015 [main] Using the following UUID configured in PMS.conf: 50949147-8e3e-410b-9418-6d98c0d8b440
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:29.146 [New I/O server worker #1-1] Access granted to /192.168.178.22 by rule: 192.168.178.22
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:29.151 [pool-7-thread-1] Checking IP: 192.168.178.22 for Panasonic
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:29.154 [pool-7-thread-1] Renderer Panasonic found on this address: TV-Christian.fritz.box (192.168.178.22)
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:29.158 [pool-7-thread-1] Starting ping -n 3 -l 64000 192.168.178.22
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:31.159 [SpeedStats Failsafe] Stopping process: ping-0
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:31.976 [New I/O server worker #1-2] Access denied to /192.168.178.33
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:34.955 [main] The server should now appear on your renderer
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:42.022 [New I/O server worker #1-4] Checking shared folder: S:\
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:43.019 [New I/O server worker #1-4] Forcing short path name on S:\Filme\Dame, König, As, Spion
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:43.582 [New I/O server worker #1-4] Forcing short path name on S:\Filme\Krieg der Götter
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:44.738 [pool-8-thread-1] Starting "C:\Program Files (x86)\PS3 Media Server\win32\ffmpeg.exe" -ss 0 -i "S:\Filme\Attack the Block\atb.mkv" -an -an -an -an -an -an -an -an -an
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:44.747 [pool-8-thread-1] Attaching thread: ffmpeg.exe-1
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:44.954 [UPNP-AliveMessageSender] Sending ALIVE...
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:46.204 [New I/O server worker #1-8] Starting transcode/remux of lhd-attbl-rmx.mkv
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.257 [New I/O server worker #1-8] Creating pipe \\.\pipe\mencoder1349365666256
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.317 [Thread-17] Waiting for pipe connection \\.\pipe\mencoder1349365666256
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.368 [mencoder.exe-2] Starting "C:\Program Files (x86)\PS3 Media Server\win32\mencoder.exe" -ss 0 "S:\Filme\Attack the Block\lhd-attbl-rmx.mkv" -msglevel statusline=2 -oac lavc -of mpeg -mpegopts format=mpeg2:muxrate=500000:vbuf_size=1194:abuf_size=64 -ovc lavc -channels 6 -lavdopts debug=0:threads=4 -lavcopts autoaspect=1:vcodec=mpeg2video:vrc_buf_size=5000:vrc_minrate=37000:vrc_maxrate=37000:vbitrate=37000000:acodec=ac3:abitrate=448:threads=4:keyint=5:vqscale=1:vqmin=3:vqmax=5 -aid 0 -sid 0 -ofps 24000/1001 -lavdopts fast -vf expand=::::1:16/9 -mc 0 -noskip -af lavcresample=48000 -srate 48000 -o \\.\pipe\mencoder1349365666256
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.374 [mencoder.exe-2] Reading pipe: \\.\pipe\mencoder1349365666256
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.374 [mencoder.exe-2] Attaching thread: mencoder.exe-2
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.389 [Thread-21] MEncoder SB32 (C) 2000-2012 MPlayer Team
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.389 [Thread-21] Custom build by SubJunk, http://www.spirton.com
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.389 [Thread-21]
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.394 [Thread-21] success: format: 0  data: 0x0 - 0x7a9d4b6c
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.395 [Thread-21] libavformat version 54.3.100 (internal)
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.397 [Thread-21] libavformat file format detected.
INFO  2012-10-04 17:47:46.468 [StartPlaying Event] renderer: 192.168.178.22, file: S:\Filme\Attack the Block\atb.mkv
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.502 [Thread-21] [lavf] stream 0: video (h264), -vid 0
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.502 [Thread-21] [lavf] stream 1: audio (dca), -aid 0, -alang ger
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.503 [Thread-21] [lavf] stream 2: audio (dca), -aid 1, -alang eng
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.503 [Thread-21] [lavf] stream 3: subtitle (dvdsub), -sid 0, -slang ger
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.503 [Thread-21] VIDEO:  [H264]  1920x1080  0bpp  23.976 fps    0.0 kbps ( 0.0 kbyte/s)
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.503 [Thread-21] [V] filefmt:44  fourcc:0x34363248  size:1920x1080  fps:23.976  ftime:=0.0417
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.503 [Thread-21] ==========================================================================
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.503 [Thread-21] Opening audio decoder: [ffmpeg] FFmpeg/libavcodec audio decoders
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.503 [Thread-21] libavcodec version 54.17.101 (internal)
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.504 [Thread-21] AUDIO: 48000 Hz, 6 ch, s16le, 1536.0 kbit/33.33% (ratio: 192000->576000)
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.504 [Thread-21] Selected audio codec: [ffdca] afm: ffmpeg (FFmpeg DTS)
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.504 [Thread-21] ==========================================================================
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.504 [Thread-17] Result of \\.\pipe\mencoder1349365666256 : true
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.504 [Thread-21] PACKET SIZE: 2048 bytes, deltascr: 884
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.504 [Thread-21] Opening video filter: [expand osd=1]
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.504 [Thread-21] Expand: -1 x -1, -1 ; -1, osd: 1, aspect: 0.000000, round: 1
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.504 [Thread-21] Opening video filter: [expand osd=1 aspect=16/9]
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.504 [Thread-21] Expand: -1 x -1, -1 ; -1, osd: 1, aspect: 1.777778, round: 1
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.505 [Thread-21] ==========================================================================
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.505 [Thread-21] Opening video decoder: [ffmpeg] FFmpeg's libavcodec codec family
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.506 [Thread-21] Selected video codec: [ffh264] vfm: ffmpeg (FFmpeg H.264)
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.506 [Thread-21] ==========================================================================
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.507 [Thread-20] [ac3 @ 010da6a0]channel_layout not specified
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.507 [Thread-20] [ac3 @ 010da6a0]No channel layout specified. The encoder will guess the layout, but it might be incorrect.
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.507 [Thread-20] Limiting audio preload to 0.4s.
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.507 [Thread-20] Increasing audio density to 4.
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.553 [Thread-20] Unsupported PixelFormat 61
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.553 [Thread-20] Unsupported PixelFormat 53
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.553 [Thread-20] Unsupported PixelFormat 81
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.567 [Thread-21] Movie-Aspect is 1.78:1 - prescaling to correct movie aspect.
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.567 [Thread-21] videocodec: libavcodec (1920x1080 fourcc=3267706d [mpg2])
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.567 [Thread-21] [VE_LAVC] Using constant qscale = 1.000000 (VBR).
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.630 [Thread-21] Writing header...
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.630 [Thread-21] INITV: 0.200, 0.158, fps: 23.976
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:46.630 [Thread-21]
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:47:47.770 [Buffered IO End Checker] Stopping process: ffmpeg.exe-1
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:48:06.256 [New I/O server worker #1-8] Setting margin to 2Mb
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:48:11.893 [UPNP-AliveMessageSender] Sending ALIVE...
INFO  2012-10-04 17:49:05.229 [UPNPHelper] Access denied to /192.168.178.21
DEBUG 2012-10-04 17:50:57.032 [Buffered IO End Checker] Stopping process: mencoder.exe-2
INFO  2012-10-04 17:50:58.534 [StopPlaying Event] renderer: 192.168.178.22, file: S:\Filme\Attack the Block\atb.mkv


Thanks for any help!
Last edited by Eazee on Sat Oct 06, 2012 8:10 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Buffer not filling

Postby Eazee » Sat Oct 06, 2012 8:09 am

Anyone at least some hints? :D
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