Panic from linux emulation (flashplugin)
nox at jelal.kn-bremen.de
Mon Feb 21 22:41:06 UTC 2011
On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 02:48:19PM -0600, Mark Felder wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Feb 2011 13:24:25 -0600, Juergen Lock <nox at jelal.kn-bremen.de>
> > I see you use the nvidia blob (I use radeon with xorg drivers), did
> > you rebuild the nvidia driver port after upgrading to 8.2? Or maybe
> > this has something to do with the vdpau support that was added to
> > flash with the last update and that others reported as possibly not
> > working properly on FreeBSD...
> Aha! This is probably it!
> I just upgraded my workstation at work to 8.2 (also nvidia) and I am not
> having the crash but I also don't have that newer flash version that
> includes vdpau support. I will downgrade the flash version at home and
> report back.
So on the box that got the panic the nvidia driver port was rebuilt
after the src/kernel upgrade?
> It would possibly also be wise to contact the maintainer and have him mark
> the port as BROKEN or conflicting or something if you're running nvidia so
> people don't run into this issue.
The maintainer is emulation at ... :) But yes if its confirmed and
can't be fixed we should probably patch the flash binary to stop
it from trying to load libvdpau (like by patching the filename to
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