korvus at comcast.net
Wed Nov 18 17:20:53 UTC 2009
David Collins wrote:
> I have periodically tested with getting flash working, and everytime I
> try it fails and I go back to undoing everything I have done and
> re-installing gnash. Gnash works but it does have a few niggles.
> I tried the following:
>> This is what I did for a 7.2 box. Note that there are compatibility
>> # pkg_info -orx linux > linux-stuff
>> # pkg_delete -rx linux
>> # cd /compat/linux
>> # find . -type f -ls
>> # rm -rf *
>> # sysctl compat.linux.osrelease=2.6.16
>> OVERRIDE_LINUX_BASE_PORT= f10
>> OVERRIDE_LINUX_NONBASE_PORTS= f10
>> to /etc/make.conf.
>> # portinstall www/nspluginwrapper
>> # nspluginwrapper -v -a -i
>> * Finally, fire up Firefox and check that it has loaded the flash plugin by
>> typing 'about:plugins' into the URL bar. Find a site with flash content[*],
>> and enjoy.
> Everything installed easily and about:plugins has Shockwave Flash and
> FutureSplash Player as enabled. But, when I go to youtube.com all I get a black
> screen and the video doesn't load.
> Does anyone have any ideas why flash isn't working?
Set linux_enable="YES" in /etc/rc.conf and make sure you are mounting
# Device Mountpoint FStype Options Dump Pass#
linproc /compat/linux/proc linprocfs rw 0 0
Check dmesg(8) or other system logs after trying to use flash and see if
anything is being logged.
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