Firefox: Video but no audio

Carmel NY carmel_ny at
Tue Jun 30 09:51:22 UTC 2009

On Tue, 30 Jun 2009 05:52:03 +0530
Manish Jain <invalid.pointer at> wrote:

> Do you have problems with sound only on Firefox ? If your problem is 
> that you can't get sound with any application, then please see the 
> output of 'cat /dev/sndstat'. If you get nothing, then you probably 
> don't have an appropriate sound driver loaded.
> If you have an Intel-based board, try putting snd_ich_load="YES" and 
> snd_hda_load="YES" into your /boot/loader.conf
> If your problem is Firefox-specific, then try editing 
> Tools->Options. On the Applications tab, see whether you have an 
> entry for MP3 Format Sounds and that it set to something reasonable.

Sound works fine with everything except firefox.

I am not sure what version of FF you are referring to. I have no menu
listing for "TOOLS" > "OPTIONS" listed. I do have an "EDIT" >
"PREFERENCES"; however, there is nothing about sound listed there.

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