vlc crashes while playing .ram files

Bug #794425 reported by lipstick on 2011-06-08
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
VLC media player
New
Unknown
vlc (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: vlc

While I am trying to listen a ram file, vlc starts to play it normally, but after a few minutes it resists to play and slows down the whole system. It interrupts playing the file, too.

A sample ram: http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/work/handy/newmedia/intro.ram

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: vlc 1.1.9-1ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-8.42-generic 2.6.38.2
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-8-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
Architecture: i386
Date: Wed Jun 8 11:05:23 2011
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Alpha i386 (20110104)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=tr_TR:tr_TR.UTF-8:tr:en_GB:en
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=tr_TR.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: vlc
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to natty on 2011-03-08 (91 days ago)

lipstick (sinanaykut-gmail) wrote :
Benjamin Drung (bdrung) wrote :

When using ALSA directly, the playback sounds weird after around 1:30.

Changed in vlc (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Confirmed
Benjamin Drung (bdrung) on 2012-05-12
Changed in vlc (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Simon Déziel (sdeziel) wrote :

Oops, I mistakenly changed the status to "Fix released" but this is wrong as I could reproduce the bad behavior. I cannot set the status back to "Triaged". Sorry about the noise.

FYI, still failing after ~1 minute on Precise:

$ lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS
Release: 12.04

$ apt-cache policy vlc
vlc:
  Installed: 2.0.3-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
  Candidate: 2.0.3-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
  Version table:
 *** 2.0.3-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 0
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates/universe amd64 Packages
        500 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-security/universe amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     2.0.1-4 0
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/universe amd64 Packages

Changed in vlc (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
Benjamin Drung (bdrung) on 2012-10-18
Changed in vlc (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Released → Triaged
Changed in vlc:
status: Unknown → New
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