gst_parse_error: no element "vaapih265dec"
arun at arunraghavan.net
Wed Nov 2 16:17:13 UTC 2022
On Mon, 29 Aug 2022, at 10:53 PM, Bill Hofmann via gstreamer-devel wrote:
> I am building a pipeline using Gst.parse_launch (Python). The pipeline is:
>> souphttpsrc location="http://localhost/foo.m3u8" !
>> parsebin ! queue ! vaapih265dec !
>> video/x-raw,format=P010_10LE ! queue max-size-bytes=100663300 ! kmssink
> After a system boot, my program runs. Some percentage of the time, I
> receive the error message
>> gst_parse_error: no element "vaapih265dec"
> My program is running as a user service, and it retries/restarts (after
> waiting a few seconds). The second, or in some cases the third time it
> retries, it works.
> This is based on a local build (Ubuntu 22) of GStreamer 1.20. Any
> thoughts? Are there some system services that need to finish
Is it possible your /dev/dri/* nodes are coming up after the process starts?
Also, it might be worth running with GST_DEBUG=2,vaapi*:5 to see if the initial plugin scan reports an error.
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