Flash player sound solution

Scott Robbins scottro at nyc.rr.com
Sun Mar 13 10:35:56 PST 2005

On Sun, Mar 13, 2005 at 05:58:48PM +0100, Andre Albsmeier wrote:
> On Sat, 12-Mar-2005 at 22:21:35 -0800, Joshua Tinnin wrote:
> > On Saturday 12 March 2005 05:42 am, James McNaughton 
> > <jtmcnaughton at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > The Problem:
> > >
> > > Using native Mozilla and
> > > linuxpluginwrapper/linux-flashplugin (on 4.10-stable
> > > et al) to view flash content results in no sound and
> > > occasional Mozilla freezes.
> > >
> > > The Solution:
> > >
> > > Run esd.
> > >
> Speaking of flashplugin crashes: There is some flash content
> out there which makes my firefox crash (not due to sound but
> for some other reasons). One example is:
> http://cgi.ebay.de/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=5961030392
> I'd like to know if other people also experience crashes
> when viewing this page. The flash content isn't obvious
> to find: When the page has opened search for the string
> "Setzen Sie die Andale Gallery". Directly above is the
> flash part. I can only view this page when disabling
> the linux-flashplugin :-(

That page worked for me, but...

There are a few pages out there that will crash FreeBSD native firefox
with linuxpluginwrapper, at least.   The problem doesn't occur in Linux,
and most of the time, these sites will work with FreeBSD's linux-opera
(and the linuxpluginwrapper).


are two examples that always crash it for me, and apparently for most
poeple on BSD forums.


Scott Robbins

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