Which "linux emulation" works with which programs or the
tim1timau at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 24 17:12:50 PDT 2007
--- eculp at encontacto.net wrote:
> I'm totally confused. I was simply trying to get flash 9 or 7 working
> in RELENG7 with which ever version of linux emulation and have been
> totally unsuccessful. In this I have been reading several other folks
> where in fc4 something works and in fc7 it doesn't (Java, IIRC) and
> the "scandalous status of linux-flashplugin9" thread, Sam Fourman Jr.,
> is able to get flash working in firefox with gnash that completely
> crashes my installation. The last couple of days I have tried to vary
> the version of linux emulation and test both flash 7 & 9 and gnash in
> fc4, fc6 and f7 but only using 2.4.2 and 2.6.16 although the Java
> issue talks of 2.6.19. How are these versions derived? Is there any
> up to date general information about linux emulation on freebsd and a
> few examples for configuration?
> The strange part of all this is that gnash crashes all, flash 7 just
> shows a gray screen on all and flash 9 actually has a play button that
> looks like it is going to work and then goes to the gray screen and
> plays the sound but without video.
> Any suggestions as to where to find information on the different
> combinations of emulation and how and why would be great as would a
> working flash player like gnash is designed to be.
> P.S. Why not ;) Is there any hope in all this for GoogleEarth?
> Probably a very silly question.
Hi there, I have native firefox with flash 7 working fine on FreeBSD 6.2, with
java and adobe reader. I am guessing it should be pretty much the same for FBSD
# Short and sweet summary:
echo "none /compat/linux/proc linprocfs rw 0
0" >> /etc/fstab
echo "linux_enable=\"YES\"" >> /etc/rc.conf
nspluginwrapper -v -a -i
Hope this at least gives pointers as to what to do in FreeBSD 7.
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