Mplayer-plugin + Firefox

Francis Dubé freebsd at
Fri Sep 5 17:31:18 UTC 2008

Hi everyone,

I'm using Mplayer plugin with Firefox on FreeBSD 7.0. On boot, 
I automatically launch fluxbox then firefox (firefox --fullscreen and on that local webpage I play videos in 
loop using a .wax playlist.

The problem is : Everytime I reboot, the first time my browser with 
mplayer-plugin startup it never work, there's just a gray page showing 
"Mplayer-Plugin, Playing". If I restart 
firefox it works fine almost everytime (like 95% of the time it works 
fine after I restarted firefox, 5% of the time i get the same result).

At the moment I created a script that launch firefox once, then kill it, 
then launch it again. It's working...but kinda crappy. Anyone got an idea ?


Francis Dube

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