svn commit: r39018 - head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/desktop

Glen Barber gjb at
Sun Jun 10 15:26:32 UTC 2012

Author: gjb
Date: Sun Jun 10 15:26:31 2012
New Revision: 39018

  As far as I can tell, linprocfs(5) is no longer required for proper
  functionality of the Flash plugin within Firefox.  I do not know when
  this changed, nor what changed (i.e., if this is a Firefox change or
  Remove recommendation to ensure linprocfs is mounted, as a result.
  PR:		164682
  Submitted by:	Adam VandeMore (amvandemore*gmail!com)
  Reminded by:	issyl0


Modified: head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/desktop/chapter.sgml
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/desktop/chapter.sgml	Sun Jun 10 14:18:38 2012	(r39017)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/desktop/chapter.sgml	Sun Jun 10 15:26:31 2012	(r39018)
@@ -308,20 +308,6 @@
       <screen>&prompt.user; <userinput>nspluginwrapper -v -a -i</userinput></screen>
-      <para>The &linux; process file system, &man.linprocfs.5; has to
-	be mounted on <filename
-	class="directory">/compat/linux/proc</filename>, if one
-	wants to play &flash; animations.  This can be done via the
-	following command:</para>
-      <screen>&prompt.root; <userinput>mount -t linprocfs linproc /compat/linux/proc</userinput></screen>
-      <para>This point can be automated at boot time with the addition
-	of the matching line in
-	<filename>/etc/fstab</filename>:</para>
-      <programlisting>linproc	/compat/linux/proc	linprocfs	rw	0	0</programlisting>
       <para>Then, start your browser, enter
 	<literal>about:plugins</literal> in the location bar and press

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