Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 459531
Totem Fails to Play DVDs
Last modified: 2009-07-14 12:46:02 EDT
Description of problem:
When trying to play dvds totem just closes.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Rage 128 Pro Ultra TF
Every time with multiple dvds.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open up totem.
2. Select to play dvd
DVD should start playing
The program 'totem' received an X Window System error.
This probably reflects a bug in the program.
The error was 'BadAlloc (insufficient resources for operation)'.
(Details: serial 58 error_code 11 request_code 140 minor_code 19)
(Note to programmers: normally, X errors are reported asynchronously;
that is, you will receive the error a while after causing it.
To debug your program, run it with the --sync command line
option to change this behavior. You can then get a meaningful
backtrace from your debugger if you break on the gdk_x_error() function.)
As I mentioned in bug 452926, this isn't Totem's problem. Reassigning to the ATI driver.
Thanks for the bug report. We have reviewed the information you have provided above, and there is some additional information we require that will be helpful in our diagnosis of this issue.
Please attach your X server config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf) and X server log file (/var/log/Xorg.*.log) to the bug report as individual uncompressed file attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link below.
Could you please also try to run without any /etc/X11/xorg.conf whatsoever and let X11 autodetect your display and video card? Attach to this bug /var/log/Xorg.0.log from this attempt as well, please.
We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.
Thanks in advance.
i fixed this by switching the xine backend however i will attach the requested documents
Created attachment 320783 [details]
Created attachment 320784 [details]
There have been bunch of bug fixes
Could you retest with the latest kernel
( -132 at the time of this writing )
You can get the latest kernel build here
And with the latest xorg-x11-drv-ati.
( -60 at the time of this writing )
You can get the latest xorg-x11-drv-ati build here
And report back if it either improves or fixes this issue..
Reporter, could you please reply to the previous question? If you won't reply in one month, I will have to close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.
Sorry I somehow missed info needed. Give me another day to test this. I'll reply ASAP once I test this.
I have tested playing The Darknight with totem using both backends. Using the gstreamer backend causes the computer to freeze, but I still got some info by running totem > totem_using_gstreamer.txt. The file saved even though I had to shut down by holding down the power button. Playing using xine works perfectly. The dvd menu even shows up. I have attached two files showing what totem spits out while playing the dvd. Maybe a comparison between the two files will help out.
Here is what kernel and x11 driver I have:
Sorry I take it back the gstreamer text file was blank.
Created attachment 333949 [details]
Totem output with xine backend.
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