On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 07:17:31PM +0100, Juergen Lock wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 08:59:23AM -0400, Mikhail Teterin wrote:
> > Hello!
> >
> > I'm having serious problems with Adobe's Flash 9 and 10 on my FreeBSD-7/amd64
> > system.
> >
> > If I try to use it directly with linux-firefox, the entire browser crashes
> > quickly. If I try www/nspluginwrapper with a native browser, the
> > wrapper-launched npviewer.bin seg-faults instead. Either way, the plugin does
> > not work...
> >
> > It appears, there was some activity recently in trying to fix these problems
> > (is it all in linprocfs/?) What is the current status? Thanks,
> >
> > -mi

>
> Preliminary checklist for getting flash9 to work in native firefox:
> (flash10 needs more ports work, I shall post about that seperately on
> -emulation...) If you have additions to this please post a followup to
> this thread, keeping the Cc: (I'm not on -questions...)
>
> 1. You need RELENG_7 from at least Mon Oct 20 11:15:57 2008 UTC
> (the relevant MFC commits are:
> http://svn.freebsd.org/viewvc/base?v...evision=183819
> http://svn.freebsd.org/viewvc/base?v...evision=184075
> - a recent HEAD should also work of course.) There are linprocfs patches
> for RELENG_6 too (merging the former commit), but the latter commit can't
> be merged to 6 (and 7.0) since they lack the cpuset bits, so flash9
> probably won't work on SMP there. (Although if you have SMP you probably
> should be running 7 anyway. Oh and if you do have SMP you also need to
> use the ULE scheduler, the cpuset syscalls are not supported with 4BSD.
> linprocfs patches for 6:
> http://people.freebsd.org/~nox/linprocfs-6.3.patch
> http://people.freebsd.org/~nox/linprocfs-6.4.patch
>
> 2. Your portstree needs to be from at least Sun Oct 19 17:37:28 2008 UTC
> (the last www/linux-flashplugin9 commit is:
> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/c...er/158404.html
> )
>
> 3. Make sure linprocfs is mounted to /compat/linux/proc .


the linux-firefox script should check for /proc being mounted. It's not
a hard thing to do... any takers?
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