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Bug 253678 - xmms randomly stops playing
xmms randomly stops playing
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xmms (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Paul F. Johnson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-08-21 02:52 EDT by Thomas Schweikle
Modified: 2007-12-09 05:29 EST (History)
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Description Thomas Schweikle 2007-08-21 02:52:40 EDT
Description of problem:
xmms randomly stops playing.

Version-Release number of selected component 
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How reproducible:
Start xmms, then play some ogg or mp3 files. 
After a random time waiting xmms will just 
stop playback. Clicking "pause" two times 
makes xmms start playback again exactly at the 
point it stopped.
It looks a lot like xmms internaly pauses 
Other playsers do have the same problem. Thus 
I think it is not the players, it must be some 
bug within a library all of them are using.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install xmms and all dependancies
2. start playback with a huge set of mp3- or 
Actual results:
xmms will randomly stop playback. sometimes 
within minutes, sometimes it takes hours.

Expected results:
xmms playing until the playlist is exausted, 
without randomly stopping playback.

Additional info:
you can click two times on "pause": with the 
first click xmms will go to pause mode, with 
the second click it will start playing again 
exactly where it stopped.
Comment 1 Thomas Schweikle 2007-08-21 03:01:11 EDT
xmms stopping playback is only noticable because
a. no audio output anymore
b. timecounter does not increment/decrement any more
c. no "pause" sign
d. the title played has playing time left

I have tried other players too:
- kboodle
- gstreamer
- mplayer

all have the same problem.
Comment 2 Thomas Schweikle 2007-12-09 05:29:10 EST
I do not notice this error anymore with Fedora 8. I assume it fixed!

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