Playing video on Sugar startup with VMETA
jon.nettleton at gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 02:19:34 EST 2013
On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 6:31 AM, Sridhar Dhanapalan
<sridhar at laptop.org.au> wrote:
> We're trying to make XO-1.75s play quality video on Sugar startup. Our
> solution involves installing the VMETA software on 12.1.0 and then
> loading the video in Totem using the Welcome activity hook in Sugar.
> As this is for marketing/instructional purposes, we need the process
> to be really slick:
> 1. XO loads with fully graphical boot animation (no console)
> 2. video loads and plays, with no chrome (toolbars, sidebars, etc.),
> high quality, full frame rate and complete A/V sync
> 3. Sugar loads as normal
> What we've found is that Totem segfaults when invoked with
> --fullscreen. It doesn't crash when loaded in a window, but there's so
> much chrome that it looks silly. Even a simpler gstreamer-based
> player, gst123, crashes soon after startup. I'm of the understanding
> that we need to be using a gstreamer player.
As of now yes.
> Is there anything that we can do to improve our present situation?
Can you please provide the patches, and media you are using to accomplish this?
Does totem --fullscreen segfault if run from a terminal under Sugar?
Please provide any logs that you can collect.
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