Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 592100
gstreamer won't play durian project OGV files
Last modified: 2017-12-06 06:20:02 EST
Description of problem:
The Durian Blender Foundation project just released OGV trailers of their movie. They don't play in RHEL 6 totem. They do play in newer (non RHEL 6) versions of totem. I talked to Bastien and he took a look at the files and he thinks it's a (since fixed) gstreamer bug.
The movies are here:
if i try to play them from totem on the command line i get:
$ totem sintel_trailer-1080p.ogv
** Message: Error: Could not decode stream.
gsttheoradec.c(1118): theora_handle_data_packet (): /GstPlayBin2:play/GstURIDecodeBin:uridecodebin0/GstDecodeBin2:decodebin20/GstTheoraDec:theoradec0:
no header sent yet
if i try using the following command, it stays locked at 0% buffering (for multiple mirror URLs of the video):
$ gst-launch playbin2 uri=http://ftp.nluug.nl/ftp/graphics/blender/apricot/trailer/sintel_trailer-1080p.ogv
Setting pipeline to PAUSED ...
Pipeline is PREROLLING ...
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Very, just try the OGV videos at the URL.
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When I try to move forward the file (http://planet.brq.redhat.com/blog/video/IOS_2010-05-04.ogv) by dragging the thermometer totem freezes for minute or so and then it jumps to the start.
Just to emphasize, it plays the file (locally stored or over http) but doesn't move through it (even when locally stored).
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