bfinio
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Video in Ephiphany stutters on *second* playthrough

Thu Dec 04, 2014 7:58 pm

First off, I realize that there are other posts about video problems in Epiphany, but I could not find one describing this exact problem (I also used google to search site:raspberrypi.org in addition to the built-in forum search).

My problem: videos in Epiphany always play through fine the first time. If I let a video play through to completion, and then play it again without refreshing the page, on the second playthrough the framerate is noticeably stuttery (but audio is fine). Is this a known issue, or has anyone else experienced this problem? As a quick test, try the first video in this blog post:

http://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/#raspberry-pi-glove

I am running updated (sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade) Raspbian on a B+, if that makes a difference.

gkreidl
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Re: Video in Ephiphany stutters on *second* playthrough

Thu Dec 04, 2014 11:16 pm

This looks like a buffering problem. If the page loads, a certain amount of the video will be buffered. If you play a video to the end, there is no pre-buffering of the beginning any more.
Minimal Kiosk Browser (kweb)
Slim, fast webkit browser with support for audio+video+playlists+youtube+pdf+download
Optional fullscreen kiosk mode and command interface for embedded applications
Includes omxplayerGUI, an X front end for omxplayer

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