[SHR] playing a video with mplayer - at least trying to

Joachim Ott jo.omsl at googlemail.com
Fri Jan 23 16:55:52 CET 2009

2009/1/23 Craig Woodward <woody at rochester.rr.com>

> ---- Joachim Ott <jo.omsl at googlemail.com> wrote:
> >The first try was with the quicktime-movie on the SD card.
> I've found on similar devices (keep in mind the FR is only a 400Mhz device)
> that I have to drop the frame rate to something like 15 or so to get
> reliable video out of a player at this resolution.  ffmpeg is a great
> re-encoder for such things.  I think asking the FR to decompress, rescale
> and display an image and video at full rate is a bit of a high expectation.

I'm aware of that limitations. The FR itself is at 15 fps. I converted the
mov to an avi (with mpeg4/mp2 and 10 fps) and it looks much better now, no
hanging during playing. When playing from SD card, the load is constantly at
1.5, when playing from NAND the load varies from 0.9 to 1.5.
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