[FFserver-user] not able to replay video from .ffm recorded earlier

Yogesh Tyagi yogesh.bit2006 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 6 20:38:24 CEST 2012

do I need to feed to the same ffm file using ffmpeg each time I start a client?

On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 12:03 AM, Anthony Brown <av at bsbc.nb.ca> wrote:
> On 12-09-06 03:21 PM, Yogesh Tyagi wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am not able to replay video from .ffm recorded earlier . ffplay or
>> any other player plays the file only when I feed the ffserver through
>> ffmpeg.
>> when I give command "ffplay "
>> sometimes it plays the file from start. sometime it does not play the
>> file at all. Why the behaviour of ffserver is not consistent.
>> Do I need to feed server through ffmpeg encoder continuously or can I
>> feed it once and play the file from multiple clients many times?
> ffmpeg ought to be able to read the ffm file and be able to output to
> something that other players can read.  And, provided that the data is being
> buffered in the ffm file (File path set properly and FileMaxSize big enough
> to hold all the data) you can feed multiple clients at different times.  You
> may need to specify the time that you are trying to seek to in your http:
> request.
> A
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