GstV4l2Src:v4l2src0: Failed to allocate a buffer

Sebastian Dröge sebastian at
Thu Jun 26 00:06:05 PDT 2014

On Mi, 2014-06-25 at 17:20 -0700, sazzad1009 wrote:
> Hi,
> I have successfully compiled gstreamer1.0 from git source today (gstreamer,
> base, good, bad, ugly, libav) in Ubuntu 12.. However, gst-launch-1.0 fails
> with v4l2src saying failed to allocate buffer. On the other hand,
> gst-launc-0.1 (came with Ubuntu release) runs fine and does not fail with
> such error. 
> Does anyone have any idea what went wrong?

Can you file a bug about this at ? Please
include information about the v4l2 device you use and the driver you
use, and also the complete output when you set GST_DEBUG=v4l*:6 in the

Sebastian Dröge, Centricular Ltd -
Expertise, Straight from the Source
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