Does anyone smart people have any idea how to identify the cause?
I have mounted a folder on my NAS and copied 300MB of files on to the /tmp directory. It did it in under 10 seconds, easily 30MB/s
I also copied back at the same speed.
The file which caused it this time is the following: (it's not even 265! it's 264)
(10.8GB, 95 minutes, approximately 113MB per minute or as little as 2MBytes per second needed!)
I'm also a lowly 1080p user, 1080p files, 1080p television so I dunno!
Here is some random pics of top while it's playing back:
So I'm not sure what the problem is, it's very random!
I use subtitles always, not hardcoded, so I guess that might introduce a small amount of processing.
This problem is wildly random by the way.
I will consider loading files to USB stick and testing but the problem is, you can watch a movie or tv show for 20+ minutes before it does it. (so this is particularly awkward to do!)
Anyone got some tips? I mean maybe it's just my NAS being busy at the time but I don't think it is (I've tried reducing that and SURELY video playback doesn't need more than 5 or 10MB/s)
Can I incease the network buffer significantly? I have a 4GB Pi, happy to blow 500MB memory on it!
Thank you all.
One more thing for the super smart folks who actually make LibreElec (??) is there a way to LOG 'caching events' somehow? So I can play a video back, walk away and check the log, so I don't have to watch the thing, to know if it occurred? It would help a lot.