Video not view-able

RW rwmaillists at
Tue May 8 20:14:34 UTC 2012

On Tue, 8 May 2012 15:09:26 -0400
Carmel wrote:

> I have been visiting several sites lately in which the video content
> was not view-able.
> Example:
> There is a video there that displays perfectly in MS Windows in either
> IE8 or 9 and Firefox. However, under FreeBSD-8.3 with the latest
> version of Firefox all I get is a black box. No controls to click,
> etcetera. This sort of thing happens way to frequently on way to many
> sites. It cannot be a simple "blame Microsoft" thing since these sites
> work under Firefox when used in MS Windows.

I know this isn't what you want to hear, but it works just fine for me.

It's a bit anecdotal, but I've had fewer problems with flash video since
upgrading to modern hardware a year ago. 

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