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

Robert Steckroth robertsteckroth at gmail.com
Fri Sep 7 00:47:56 CEST 2012

Also, I believe there is a file size limit in the conf which will need
to be set high. Than you will need to rotate
the recorded file. If you do not copy and empty the file, it will
become corrupted. Keep in mind, if you
simply empty the file e.g. cat > temp.ts, than you need to restart the
ffserver to insert the proper

On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 4:54 PM, Anthony Brown <av at bsbc.nb.ca> wrote:
> On 12-09-06 04:12 PM, Yogesh Tyagi wrote:
>> so one feed can have one video or multiple videos?can I fed same feed
>> through an instance of ffmpeg multiple times(if I do this the size of
>> feed keeps increasing.is the feed storing duplicate videos)? In this
>> case what will happen to the data previously fed to the feed?
>> The problem I am facing is that sometimes my client(say ffplay) plays
>> the file from start that was fed through ffmpeg.sometimes it does not.
> You need to differentiate between a 'feed' and a 'stream'.  Feeds are inputs
> to the server.  Each feed can be converted into multiple 'stream' formats
> that can be output.  All of which are stored in a single ffm file.  A feed
> is 'fed' to ffserver by an instance of ffmpeg.  Each 'video', which I take
> to mean a separate feed is stored in a separate .ffm file.  All as specified
> in your .conf file.
> Each 'video' requires a separate ffmpeg to 'feed' it to ffserver, and a
> separate ffm file to store it.
>> If i repeat the operation of feeding the feed through ffmpeg and
>> accessing the file through a client then ffserver starts giving me
>> following error:
>> Application provided invalid, non monotonically increasing dts to
>> muxer in stream 0(or 1)
>> Error writing frame to output
> Not sure what that means.
>> Is there any way through which I can find out what has been stored in the
>> feed?
> yes, do an ffmpeg -i whatever.ffm and it will list the goodies inside.
> Alternatively, connect to the ffserver status page
> (http://whatever.your.server.address.is:8090/stat.html) and see what is
> there.
> It would be easier to help if we knew what it was you were trying to
> accomplish and exactly what you have tried (contents of ffserver.conf,
> ffmpeg command line and output, client output etc.)
> A
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