linaro-android st-snowball : external sdcard partition is mounted - but Gallery thrown error "cant play this video".

Bug #1034789 reported by Amit Khare on 2012-08-09
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Linaro Android
Won't Fix
High
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Bug Description

observed on snowball JB android build
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=16

thumbnail of the video can not be seen in gallery properly. Video file tried was
http://samplemedia.linaro.org/H264/big_buck_bunny_1080p_H264_AAC_25fps_7200K_short.MP4
tested video: @ http://samplemedia.linaro.org/H264/big_buck_bunny_480p_H264_AAC_25fps_1800k.MP4
When tried playing te video it gives a pop message "can't play this video"

Same happens with Music too while playing MP3 file. Sometimes SD card is not getting mounted.

Observed with below mentioned builds.

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=23
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=30
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=36
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=44
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=54
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=58
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob-12.09-release/#build=5
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=79
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=85
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=96
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob-12.10-release/#build=1
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob-12.12-release/
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=177
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=177
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=193
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android-member-ste/snowball-linaro-jb/#build=205
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android-member-ste/snowball-linaro-jb/#build=212
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android-member-ste/snowball-linaro-jb/#build=219
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android-member-ste/snowball-linaro-jb-13.04-release/
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android-member-ste/snowball-linaro-jb/#build=289
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android-member-ste/snowball-linaro-jb/#build=295
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android-member-ste/snowball-linaro-jb/#build=305

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android-member-ste/snowball-linaro-jb-13.05-release/

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android-member-ste/snowball-linaro-jb/#build=319

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android-member-ste/snowball-linaro-jb-13.06-release/#build=1

Amit Khare (amit-khare) wrote :

Observation with snowball android JB build.
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=36

No longer get "cant play this video" message but when clicked on the video i only get black screen.

Alexander Sack (asac) on 2012-08-27
summary: - Gallery not able to play video on snowball JB android build
+ Snowball : SDCard partition not mounted - Gallery not able to play
+ video on snowball JB android build
Alexander Sack (asac) wrote :

seems to be regression from bug 1017823

Changed in linaro-android:
importance: Undecided → High
Alexander Sack (asac) wrote :

seems bug 1017823 was never fixed in a release though. only in latest weekly.

Alexander Sack (asac) wrote :

please fix regressions though with high prio

Amit Khare (amit-khare) wrote :

Observed with snowball android JB build.
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=54

SD card is mounted
root@android:/ # df
Filesystem Size Used Free Blksize
/dev 384M 68K 384M 4096
/mnt/asec 384M 0K 384M 4096
/mnt/obb 384M 0K 384M 4096
/system 509M 341M 168M 4096
/cache 253M 15M 237M 1024
/data 508M 79M 429M 1024
/mnt/sdcard 6G 43M 6G 4096
/mnt/secure/asec 6G 43M 6G 4096

but in the gallery the thumbnail shows blank, and video can not be seen while playing.

Amit Khare (amit-khare) wrote :

Observed with snowball android JB build.
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=58

SD-Card not mounted.

root@android:/ # df
Filesystem Size Used Free Blksize
/dev 384M 68K 384M 4096
/mnt/asec 384M 0K 384M 4096
/mnt/obb 384M 0K 384M 4096
/system 509M 341M 168M 4096
/cache 253M 15M 237M 1024
/data 508M 101M 407M 1024

Amit Khare (amit-khare) wrote :

also Observed with Snowball JB Android 12.09 release build
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob-12.09-release/#build=5

sd-card not mounted

root@android:/ # df
Filesystem Size Used Free Blksize
/dev 384M 68K 384M 4096
/mnt/asec 384M 0K 384M 4096
/mnt/obb 384M 0K 384M 4096
/system 509M 341M 168M 4096
/cache 253M 15M 237M 1024
/data 508M 79M 429M 1024

Amit Khare (amit-khare) wrote :

Observed with Snowball JB Android build
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=79

sd-card not mounted

root@android:/ # df
Filesystem Size Used Free Blksize
/dev 384M 68K 384M 4096
/mnt/asec 384M 0K 384M 4096
/mnt/obb 384M 0K 384M 4096
/system 509M 343M 166M 4096
/cache 253M 15M 237M 1024
/data 508M 101M 407M 1024

Amit Khare (amit-khare) wrote :

Observed with Snowball JB Android build
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=85

Sd-card not mounted

root@android:/ # df
Filesystem Size Used Free Blksize
/dev 384M 68K 384M 4096
/mnt/asec 384M 0K 384M 4096
/mnt/obb 384M 0K 384M 4096
/system 509M 343M 166M 4096
/cache 253M 15M 237M 1024
/data 508M 100M 408M 1024

Amit Khare (amit-khare) on 2012-10-17
description: updated
description: updated
Soumya Basak (soumya-basak) wrote :

Observed with Snowball JB Android build
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=112

SD-Card is not mounted
root@android:/ # df
Filesystem Size Used Free Blksize
/dev 384M 68K 384M 4096
/mnt/asec 384M 0K 384M 4096
/mnt/obb 384M 0K 384M 4096
/system 509M 343M 166M 4096
/cache 253M 15M 237M 1024
/data 508M 105M 403M 1024

Soumya Basak (soumya-basak) wrote :

Observed with Snowball JB Android build
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=117
same as comment #14.
Gallery Thrown error "No external storage avilable".

Soumya Basak (soumya-basak) wrote :

observed with Snowball JB Android build
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=127
SD-Card is not getting mounted.
same as comments #14 and #15

Soumya Basak (soumya-basak) wrote :

Also observed with snowball android JB 12.11 release images

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob-12.11-release/#build=2

SD card partition is mounted

root@android:/ # df
Filesystem Size Used Free Blksize
/dev 384M 68K 384M 4096
/mnt/secure 384M 0K 384M 4096
/mnt/asec 384M 0K 384M 4096
/mnt/obb 384M 0K 384M 4096
/system 509M 355M 154M 4096
/cache 253M 15M 237M 1024
/data 508M 80M 428M 1024
/mnt/sdcard 6G 22M 5G 4096
/mnt/secure/asec 6G 22M 5G 4096

But while playing the video Gallery thrown error "Can't play this video."

Soumya Basak (soumya-basak) wrote :

also Observed with snowball android JB build.
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=141
"df" command shows /mnt/sdcard partition available

root@android:/ # df
Filesystem Size Used Free Blksize
/dev 384M 68K 384M 4096
/mnt/secure 384M 0K 384M 4096
/mnt/asec 384M 0K 384M 4096
/mnt/obb 384M 0K 384M 4096
/system 509M 355M 154M 4096
/cache 253M 15M 237M 1024
/data 508M 75M 432M 1024
/mnt/sdcard 6G 57M 5G 4096
/mnt/secure/asec 6G 57M 5G 4096

thumbnail of the video can be seen in gallery properly, When tried playing te video it gives a message "can't play this video"

summary: - Snowball : SDCard partition not mounted - Gallery not able to play
+ Snowball : SDCard partition is mounted - but Gallery not able to play
video on snowball JB android build

Also observed with snowball Linaro android jellybean 4.2.1 builds

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=148

root@android:/ # df
Filesystem Size Used Free Blksize
/dev 384M 68K 384M 4096
/mnt/secure 384M 0K 384M 4096
/mnt/asec 384M 0K 384M 4096
/mnt/obb 384M 0K 384M 4096
/system 509M 355M 154M 4096
/cache 253M 15M 237M 1024
/data 508M 79M 428M 1024
/mnt/sdcard 6G 49M 5G 4096
/mnt/secure/asec 6G 49M 5G 4096

the the video can be seen in gallery properly, When tried playing te video it gives a message "can't play this video".
can't play music also.

description: updated
summary: Snowball : SDCard partition is mounted - but Gallery not able to play
- video on snowball JB android build
+ video and on snowball JB android build
description: updated
description: updated
summary: - Snowball : SDCard partition is mounted - but Gallery not able to play
- video and on snowball JB android build
+ Snowball : SDCard partition is mounted - but Gallery thrown error "cant
+ play this video".
description: updated
description: updated
description: updated
description: updated
description: updated
Soumya Basak (soumya-basak) wrote :

the same behaviour observed with snowball Linaro-android jellybean 4.2.2 release image:
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android-member-ste/snowball-linaro-jb-13.02-release/

summary: - Snowball : SDCard partition is mounted - but Gallery thrown error "cant
- play this video".
+ Snowball : external SdCard partition is mounted - but Gallery thrown
+ error "cant play this video".
summary: - Snowball : external SdCard partition is mounted - but Gallery thrown
- error "cant play this video".
+ linaro-android st-snowball : external sdcard partition is mounted - but
+ Gallery thrown error "cant play this video".
description: updated
description: updated
description: updated
description: updated
description: updated
description: updated
description: updated
vishal (vishalbhoj) wrote :

snowball no more supported.

Changed in linaro-android:
status: New → Won't Fix
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