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Video playback stops randomly - shubjero - 2012-08-04 02:44
I've been attempting to determine whats causing video playback on my xbmc 10 and xbmc 11 htpc's to randomly stop.
I have two identical Zotac ID41 HTPC's that exhibit the problem. Both are streaming video from my file server, which is a standard PC running Windows 7 configured with a few samba shares. This problem does not seem to be isolated to any one particular video.
I'm using the installed versions of XBMC-Live v10 and v11. I use a centralized mysql database on a linux server, and I also centralize my sources.xml and thumbnails using symlinks and cifs/autofs.
I have debugging turned on. Here is an example of a failure in playback.
I'd like to say its a network problem but this is the -only- streaming problem I have and I use my network for many other purposes without any issues.
If anyone could provide some insight as to what they think the problem may be, by all means chime in.
RE: Video playback stops randomly - shubjero - 2012-08-12 02:25
I've captured an entire crashlog here.
If anyone has anyone has any thoughts, please chime in.
RE: Video playback stops randomly - blm14 - 2012-08-12 04:20
Line 213 of your crash log:
14:18:57 T:2942303088 ERROR: Read - Error( -1, 102, Network dropped connection on reset )
It looks like you are having connectivity problems... Are you using it via wireless or ethernet?
RE: Video playback stops randomly - shubjero - 2012-08-12 04:25
No wireless, all wired. 1Gbps. I only seem to observe network problems to these two Zotac PC's running XBMC. All other machines on the network do tons of network activity and I never notice any issues with them, but it could be that different applications may be more tolerant of network issues than the media player in XBMC.
RE: Video playback stops randomly - texanfan - 2012-08-16 05:54
I am having the same issue. Movies and TV shows just stop, I reselect them and it ask if I want to resume or from the beginning. If I select resume it just buffers forever and never starts playing. I thought it might be my wireless,but everything seems fine.
RE: Video playback stops randomly - shubjero - 2012-08-16 17:32
The only thing in common texanfan is that both our playback stops due to a network error. I've never had any buffering issues as I run off wired 1Gbit, and re-starting playback works without issue.. it just eventually conks out.
I've limited my issue to Samba. I can stream video from the network fine utilizing the UPnP transport protocol and playback never stops.
I'm chalking my issue up to some sort of interoperability problem between my particular setup of a Windows 7 file server, and Linux XBMC clients that I am unable to resolve.
RE: Video playback stops randomly - SplittingDistant - 2012-08-17 11:26
You might like to have a look at this thread from the Openelec forums:
I'm currently testing to see if I get any problems when using UPnP (Mezzmo) to stream to (openelec) XBMC - please see the openelec forum for results when I get some!