Steps to reproduce: 1) Open B2G Browser 2) Go to http://cd.pn/b3 3) Press Play button Expected result: 4) Video plays (this is a WebM video) Actual result: 4) Video shows error "Video format or MIME type is not supported" This happens with WebM and Ogg
This is caused by the Media Cache directory attempting to be created and failing. The relevant code is in content/media/nsMediaStream.cpp, in Init(). It's attempting to create a TmpD/mozilla-media-cache.
This should block IMO and bug 781204 which was marked as a dupe of this was a blocker, so basecamp-blocker+'ing.
Media playback is now working on latest mozilla-central. I'm not sure what fixed it.
And the issue has come back.
Workaround is to do: adb shell chmod 777 /data/local/tmp
Chris with the latest daily build we are crashing on Browser playback for WebM Content. Things work well inside the video app.
Chris Double, you seem like the correct owner here but if I'm wrong feel free to re-assign. Thanks.
Problem fixed by https://github.com/mozilla-b2g/gonk-misc/pull/20.