Bug 526316 - does not handle CD ejection well
Summary: does not handle CD ejection well
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rhythmbox
Version: 12
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bastien Nocera
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-09-29 19:38 UTC by Bill Nottingham
Modified: 2014-03-17 03:20 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-12-04 07:36:24 UTC

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Description Bill Nottingham 2009-09-29 19:38:48 UTC
I insert an audio CD. Rhythmbox is started and starts playing.

I then right click -> eject on the audio CD icon on the desktop.
The CD ejects.

rhythmbox hangs for 5-10 seconds, pops up an error dialog, and then switches the view to my 'Music' library.

However, any attempt to play from my 'Music' library causes a 10 second pause, and the error dialog:


Couldn't start playback

Could not open CD device for reading.

followed by:

Couldn't stop playback

Unable to start playback pipeline.


I have to restart RB to access my music library.

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Comment 1 Tomáš Bžatek 2009-09-30 15:26:47 UTC
AFAIK Rhythmbox uses gvfsd-cdda for playback, isn't it? Perhaps we shouldn't allow ejecting drive when having open files from the backend.

Comment 2 Bastien Nocera 2009-09-30 17:20:48 UTC
No, it uses GStreamer. We should probably fix the GStreamer code to not fall over when the CD goes.

Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2009-11-16 13:06:24 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle.
Changing version to '12'.

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Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2010-12-04 07:36:24 UTC
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