Flash plugin on 7.0, what are my options?

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at Leidinger.net
Mon Jan 14 09:10:29 PST 2008

Quoting Yuri Pankov <yuri.pankov at gmail.com> (from Mon, 14 Jan 2008  
17:19:07 +0300):

> On Mon, Jan 14, 2008 at 11:30:08AM +0100, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
>> Quoting Marcus Alves Grando <mnag at FreeBSD.org> (from Mon, 14 Jan 2008
>> 00:06:09 -0200):
>>> Baldur Gislason wrote:
>>>> I recently installed 7.0-RC1 and I really want to get flash
>>>> working in some web browser.
>>>> What is a known working combination of browser+flash plugin?
>>>> I noted that linuxpluginwrapper doesn't compile under FreeBSD 7.0
>>> I don't know about linuxpluginwrapper, but
>>> www/nspluginwrapper+www/linux-flashplugin7+www/firefox work's fine on
>>> mostly cases.
>> If you run the 32bit version of FreeBSD. For 64bit I would be surprised if
>> it works (flashplugin is 32bit, and the native firefox would be 64bit, this
>> doesn't work together, you could try with linux-firefox in this case, as it
>> is 32bit too).
> Just for the record, linux-flashplugin7 + nspluginwrapper run just fine
> on -CURRENT/amd64 with compat.linux.osrelease=2.6.16 and linux_base-f7.
> With native FF, of course :-)

I'm surprised. One can mix 32bit and 64bit stuff in the same  
executable (the 32bit stuff does no native syscalls, but linux ones)?


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