OSS sound for linux-flashplugin9

Stefan Ehmann shoesoft at gmx.net
Tue Feb 27 11:50:51 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 27 February 2007 10:28, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> Quoting Michael Nottebrock <lofi at freebsd.org> (from Mon, 26 Feb 2007
> 23:23:03 +0100):
> > What doesn't work:
> >
> > Youtube. I tried youtube and google video et al and it seems that
> > video-streaming flash applets are *very* crash-happy, so they must be
> > considered broken for now. *However*: They also crash the browser
> > without libflashsupport present, but they do work quite nicely on FC4
> > (which by the way does need the libflashsupport as well to make noise
> > in the shipped Firefox). My conclusion is that the flash video
> > crashes are in fact caused by a bug/shortcoming of our linuxulator. I
> > understand there's work going on to bring it up to date with the
> > Linux 2.6 world, so that problem might go away in the future.
> Do you use it on some -stable or on -current?
> If on -current, please give the 2.6 emulation a try ("sysctl
> compat.linux.osrelease=2.6.16" when no linux program is running). If
> this doesn't solve the problem, please have a look at the
> wiki.freebsd.org/linux-kernel page an apply the p4 diff.

Sound works so far.

I haven't tested that much, but current seems a bit more stable. I haven't 
noticed any difference using the p4 diff.

Basically, on 6.2-RELEASE firefox crashes a lot. On CURRENT firefox hangs and 
wants lots (some hundred MB) of memory.


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