Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 209593
Totem sometimes fails to play Theora
Last modified: 2013-10-20 18:42:55 EDT
Description of problem:
Totem fails to play Theora video randomly (might be gstreamer bug ?)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. open totem.
2. click on one of the recently played movies in the "Movie" menu.
Totem seems to load file, bt only green screen shows up (probably the first
frame of the movie, not visible in screenshot). the Play/Pause button is in Play
state, and Totem says "playing" but time is stopped at 0:00
attaching a screenshot with Totem running from a debugger, with a backtrace
(which seems to be pretty short, not sure if i installed all the required
Created attachment 137906 [details]
Screenshot of the bug
i've investigated on this and it seems to be a debugger problem (both gdb and
frysk cause the freeze of playback). guess it has to do with thread related bugs
of gdb/frysk (e.g. 209670 frysk bug). i cant reproduce it when running without
debugger. closing this for now...
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 209670 ***