[FFmpeg-user] Nvenc Fails with Cannot Init CUDA

Fabian Russell fr314159 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 1 02:11:53 EEST 2018

On Thu, May 31, 2018 at 6:48 PM, Moritz Barsnick <barsnick at gmx.net> wrote:

> The latter.
>From what I have been able to determine, if my hardware does not support
nvenc then ffmpeg would issue a warning: No nvenc capable devices found.
But I do not get this warning.

Ffmpeg calls an nvidia API function to initialize CUDA.  The nvidia
functions returns an error and then ffmpeg prints the message: Cannot Init

The problem then must be the nvidia proprietary drivers.

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