Android TV Buffering on TVE

I have a mix of Shield, GTVCC, and Onn Android TV devices in the house. I get random stops while watching TVE. Its a quick blip that shows the progress bar and then the show starts streaming normal again. I had ATT out to check my internet and everything was good there so now trying to determine what is causing the blip.

Here is a log file from my GTVCC when it happaned:

08-04 16:13:10.846 6558 7071 V libchannels: libchannels: creating new segment at idx=16
08-04 16:13:13.555 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1307.487 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.355s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:13:14.642 6558 7044 V libchannels: libchannels: rolling over reader to segment with idx=16
08-04 16:13:16.571 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1310.473 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.372s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:13:19.572 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1313.493 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.372s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:13:22.573 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1316.496 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.422s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:13:25.574 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1319.499 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.355s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:13:28.576 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1322.485 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.289s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:13:31.578 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1325.505 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.389s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:13:34.579 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1328.508 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.455s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:13:37.586 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1331.494 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.372s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:13:40.588 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1334.514 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.339s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:13:43.593 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1337.500 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.305s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:13:46.594 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1340.520 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.405s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:13:49.595 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1343.523 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.372s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:13:52.602 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1346.526 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.339s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:13:55.608 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1349.512 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.405s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:13:58.609 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1352.532 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.422s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:14:01.610 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1355.535 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.339s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:14:04.615 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1358.521 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.272s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:14:07.617 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1361.541 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.355s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:14:10.618 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1364.527 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.405s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:14:13.620 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1367.547 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.372s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:14:16.630 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1370.550 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.405s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:14:19.631 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1373.553 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.389s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:14:22.632 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1376.556 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.355s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:14:25.634 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1379.542 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.289s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:14:28.635 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1382.562 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 5.372s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:14:31.636 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1385.565 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 2.819s video + 2.389s audio
08-04 16:14:34.501 6558 6624 V mpv : event: unpause
08-04 16:14:34.501 6558 6624 V mpv : property: buffering = true
08-04 16:14:34.501 6558 6558 V PlayerActivity: state PLAYING -> BUFFERING
08-04 16:14:34.503 6558 6558 V mpvstats: demuxer-cache-state: {cache-end=1388.4215887777777, reader-pts=1388.4215887777777, cache-duration=0.0, eof=false, underrun=true, idle=false, total-bytes=95722088, fw-bytes=0, raw-input-rate=944489, debug-low-level-seeks=0, debug-byte-level-seeks=1, debug-ts-last=1388.4007556666668, ts-per-stream=[{type=video, duration=0.0, reader=1388.4674777777777, end=1388.4674777777777}, {type=audio, duration=0.0, reader=1388.4382777777778, end=1388.4382777777778}], bof-cached=false, eof-cached=false, seekable-ranges=[{start=1265.6781443333334, end=1386.4988332222222}]}
08-04 16:14:34.504 6558 6624 V mpv : [cplayer] Enter buffering (buffer went from 100% -> 0%) [0.000000s].
08-04 16:14:34.579 6558 6829 I AssistStructure: Flattened final assist data: 12452 bytes, containing 1 windows, 150 views
08-04 16:14:34.639 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1388.384 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 19 Cache: 0.000s video + 0.000s audio
08-04 16:14:35.561 6558 6624 V mpv : [cplayer] Still buffering (buffer went from 0% -> 4%) [0.042667s].
08-04 16:14:35.592 6558 6624 V mpv : [cplayer] Still buffering (buffer went from 4% -> 98%) [0.981333s].
08-04 16:14:35.631 6558 6624 V mpv : event: unpause
08-04 16:14:35.631 6558 6624 V mpv : [cplayer] End buffering (waited 1.127933 secs) [2.389333s].
08-04 16:14:35.631 6558 6624 V mpv : [ao/audiotrack] Underrun detected: 2 -> 3
08-04 16:14:35.639 6558 6624 V mpv : property: buffering = false
08-04 16:14:35.640 6558 6558 V PlayerActivity: state BUFFERING -> PLAYING
08-04 16:14:35.642 6558 6558 V mpvstats: demuxer-cache-state: {cache-end=1391.4509221111111, reader-pts=1388.8482554444445, cache-duration=2.6026666666666642, eof=false, underrun=false, idle=false, total-bytes=95325888, fw-bytes=2727680, raw-input-rate=436752, debug-low-level-seeks=0, debug-byte-level-seeks=1, debug-ts-last=1391.470477777778, ts-per-stream=[{type=video, duration=2.986311111111263, reader=1388.4841666666666, end=1391.470477777778}, {type=audio, duration=2.6026666666666642, reader=1388.8649444444445, end=1391.4676111111112}], bof-cached=false, eof-cached=false, seekable-ranges=[{start=1269.7822554444444, end=1390.5862554444445}]}
08-04 16:14:35.774 6558 6829 I AssistStructure: Flattened final assist data: 12452 bytes, containing 1 windows, 150 views
08-04 16:14:36.268 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1389.035 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.289s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:14:37.640 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1390.403 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.339s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:14:38.865 6558 6636 V libchannels: libchannels: creating new segment at idx=17
08-04 16:14:40.643 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1393.406 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.422s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:14:42.835 6558 6631 V libchannels: libchannels: rolling over reader to segment with idx=17
08-04 16:14:43.644 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1396.409 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.405s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:14:46.644 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1399.412 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.289s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:14:49.654 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1402.398 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.355s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:14:52.655 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1405.401 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.289s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:14:55.656 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1408.421 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.372s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:14:58.661 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1411.407 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.305s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:15:01.664 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1414.427 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.405s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:15:04.665 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1417.430 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.305s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:15:07.666 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1420.433 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.322s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:15:10.666 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1423.436 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.405s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:15:13.668 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1426.439 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.355s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:15:16.670 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1429.425 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.439s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:15:19.673 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1432.411 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.355s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:15:22.680 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1435.414 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.405s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:15:25.682 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1438.451 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.339s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:15:28.698 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1441.437 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.289s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:15:31.699 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1444.457 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.405s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:15:34.700 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1447.460 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.422s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:15:37.701 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1450.463 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.405s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:15:40.708 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1453.449 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.322s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:15:43.711 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1456.452 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.422s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:15:46.713 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1459.472 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.405s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:15:49.714 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1462.475 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.272s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:15:52.716 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1465.478 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.389s video + 5.035s audio
08-04 16:15:55.716 6558 6558 V mpvstats: AV: 1468.481 A-V: 0.000 Dropped: 23 Cache: 5.339s video + 5.035s audio

Can you help point me in the right direction? My server and shield are hardwired, while my GTVCC and Onns are wireless. I have 1 Gig fiber internet with 1 Gig internal network. Let me know if you need any other info to help troublshoot.

The player is running out of data and has to stop to buffer.

What kind of wifi system are you using? Is it a mesh?

Is that the players internal storage? I only ask because I have an OTG with a thumb drive on it to have more internal storage.

I am using Nest Wifi with 2 router pucks.

and appreciate the quick replay!

I have Emby setup to access Channels and have been using it without issues but noticed it is installed on the internal storage and not USB drive. I am going to move Channels back to the internal drive to see if that resolves the issue and will update tomorrow.

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