The scandalous status of linux-flashplugin9

Juergen Lock nox at
Thu Oct 18 15:58:30 PDT 2007

On Thu, Oct 18, 2007 at 09:51:44PM +0200, I wrote:

> > There was a report on -current a while ago that a preliminary patch
> > to fix the non-threadsafeness of mmap(2) MAP_FIXED also makes flash9 work,
> >
> > a fix for that seems to have been committed (kib 2007-08-20) and also
> > mfc'd to RELENG_6 by now (kib 2007-09-09), so, can anyone running either
> > verify that flash9 still crashes for them?
> Ok I now have a sucess story for RELENG_7 using linux-base-fc4
> (hi wallshot! :) - he couldnt get it to work with linux-base-f7), and
> I myself (he tested too) couldnt get it working by merging the RELENG_6
> commit to 6.2, or by testing a RELENG_6 kernel and linux.ko on 6.2 userland.
> So it looks like you need 7, and there's still work to be done for the
> linux 2.6 emulation there also.

nvm, false alarm:

<wallshot> [...] it worked for me for hours and hours....
<wallshot> then crapped out


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