7.2 amd64 Flash

Boris Samorodov bsam at ipt.ru
Sat Jul 25 23:01:49 UTC 2009

Adam Vande More <amvandemore at gmail.com> writes:
> On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 3:25 PM, PJ <af.gourmet at videotron.ca> wrote:
>> Has anyone SUCCESSFULLY installed Adobe Flash for Firefox on FBSD 7.2
>> running on amd64?
>> I have managed to install about everything I need on an Acer TravelMate
>> 4400 except Flash.
>> I have found that someone did install it in version 7.1 but the same
>> procedures do not work on 7.2. linux_base-f8 ("linux_base-f8-8_11
>> compat.linuxosrelease: 2.4.2 is not supported.")
>> Installed is linux_base-fc-4_14 is currently installed.
>> linux_base-f10-10 is asking to use version 2.6.16
>> Surely some version of Flash should be functional on FBSD 7.2
> Sure it's no different than i386.  You need to set linux kernel version to
> 2.6.16 in /etc/sysctl.conf then remove f4 and install f8 or f10.

If needed use /usr/ports/UPDATING and search emulation@ ML for
instructions on how to ugrade from fc4 to any non-default linux
base port. 

WBR, bsam

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