Video not view-able

Carmel carmel_ny at
Tue May 8 20:51:16 UTC 2012

On Tue, 8 May 2012 21:14:23 +0100
RW articulated:

>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. 

Define "modern hardware". The Windows machine is actually older then
the FreeBSD one.

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