darx 10 months ago I run Opensuse 13.1/64 with kernel == 3.15.2-1.gfb7c781-desktop x86_64 I have installed Firefox, Chromium and Chrome browsers firefox -v (bin from Mozilla upstream) Mozilla Firefox 31.0 chromium --version (bin from distro pkgs) Chromium 35.0.1916.153 google-chrome-stable --version (bin from distro pkgs) Google Chrome 35.0.1916.153 NO vimeo videos, e.g. vimeo.com/channels/boostmobile/94077235, play reliably in firefox, my user profile, all extensions ON firefox, vanilla profile chromium, vanilla profile in all 3 browsers, on 1st play-attempt of an in-broser vimeo video, I/O saturates my inbound net connection at 100% for up to ~ 60 seconds. most of the time, the net traffic then drops to 0%, and the video never plays. very ocassionally, the video starts to play after ~ another 30-60 seconds. In Google Chrome, ALL vimeo videos play, without issue, with streaming playback starting instantly on click-to-play. Repeatable on multiple desktops.