Hi cheung,
    It is the preroll buffer length which may be set to 3-4 seconds by default. Please check the playbin code and try reduing preroll buffer.

On Sat, Sep 27, 2008 at 6:01 PM, cheng zhu <jinzhcheng@gmail.com> wrote:
I try to use binary registry, but it don't has apparent effort.

On Sat, Sep 27, 2008 at 12:04 AM, Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@nokia.com> wrote:
On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 10:05:58PM +0800, ext cheng zhu wrote:
> Dear All:
> I runed gst-launch playbin on the PXA310/linux system to play audio/video
> file, and found it needed 3-4 seconds to set pipeline to playing state.
> and my gstreamer core version is 0.10.18.
> I know the rootcause is because the performance of pxa310, but whether it
> has some ways to cut down starting time?

Are you using the binary registry?

Also, it might be a good idea to check this guideline:

Felipe Contreras

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