On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 5:23 PM, Mario Lobo wrote:

> On Thursday 30 October 2008 19:53:33 Juergen Lock wrote:
> > In article <49086F1A.2090500@comcast.net> you write:
> > >Juergen Lock wrote:
> > >> 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 .
> > >>
> > >> 4. Make sure www/nspluginwrapper, www/linux-flashplugin9 and
> > >> dependencies are installed and up to date(!). (the default
> > >> emulators/linux_base-fc4 should work, if you want to use a later one
> > >> don't forget to set compat.linux.osrelease=2.6.16 in sysctl.conf and
> > >> OVERRIDE_LINUX_BASE_PORT to whichever version you use in make.conf.
> > >> Note however that on 6, only the default compat.linux.osrelease=2.4.2
> > >> really works.)
> > >>
> > >> 5. If the plugin doesnt show up in firefox' aboutlugins, run
> > >> nspluginwrapper -i
> > >> /usr/local/lib/npapi/linux-flashplugin/libflashplayer.so and restart
> > >> firefox.
> > >>
> > >> 6. And remember there's a security advisory for the current version of
> > >> flash9,
> > >>

> http://www.FreeBSD.org/ports/portaud...-a55e-00163e00
> > >>0016.html (if you use portaudit you need to `make
> > >> -DDISABLE_VULNERABILITIES ...' to be able to install the port), and

> fc4
> > >> seems to be eol'd too, so you probably want to install something like
> > >> the noscript firefox extension,
> > >> https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/722
> > >> and only allow plugins (and scripts, tho thats a different problem) on
> > >> sites you trust...
> > >>
> > >> And finally, if you still get crashes after following the above even
> > >> on pages that are reported to work now (like youtube) you probably

> want
> > >> to run `ktrace -di firefox...' and look at the output using

> linux_kdump
> > >> (thats the devel/linux_kdump port, you want to use a package), paying
> > >> specific attention to the lines above `PSIG SIGSEGV' (or whichever
> > >> signal you got), maybe there are still shlibs missing that the plugin
> > >> needs (NAMI ...something.so...), and if this is the case tell us about
> > >> it so the appropriate dependencies can be added to the relevant ports.
> > >> If you can't figure it out I guess it doesn't hurt to post the last
> > >> few 100 lines of the dump up to the relevant PSIG on -emulation...
> > >>
> > >> You may also want to check linked shlibs like this:
> > >> /compat/linux/bin/sh /compat/linux/usr/bin/ldd
> > >> /usr/local/lib/npapi/linux-flashplugin/libflashplayer.so and
> > >> /compat/linux/bin/sh /compat/linux/usr/bin/ldd
> > >> /usr/local/lib/nspluginwrapper/i386/linux/npviewer.bin (if you see

> `not
> > >> found' in there you know something is wrong) - although that doesn't
> > >> show libs that may be dlopen()d at runtime.
> > >
> > >Thanks for this. I was able to get linux-flashplugin9 working in native
> > >Firefox 3.0.3 on FreeBSD 7-STABLE i386. The only additional thing I had
> > >to do was copy
> > >/usr/X11R6/lib/browser_plugins/npwrapper.libflashplayer.so into
> > >~/.mozilla/plugins/ for Firefox to recognize the plugin.

> >
> > Yeah I forgot to note that you want to run nspluginwrapper -i
> > as the user that will run the native browser, not as root, then the
> > wrapper will go into ~/.mozilla/plugins/...
> >
> > > After that
> > >Youtube, google video, and google maps (incl. street view) work fine,
> > >but slow. A friend of mine with a very similar setup was not so lucky
> > >and still has problems with flash9 locking up FF.

> >
> > Hmm, lockups I haven't seen yet here.
> >
> > HTH,
> > Juergen
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>
> It works almost perfectly for me ! Thanks for this, Juergen !.
>
> I had to say "almost perfectly" because in myspace, for instance, it takes
> a
> while for the "flashies" to start. One thing I noticed is that if I
> terminate
> FF, npviewer.bin remains loaded and I have to kill it.
>
> Here is what I've got:
>
> CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 3.20GHz (3199.66-MHz 686-class CPU)
> real memory = 2146304000 (2046 MB)
> nvidia0: on vgapci0
> FreeBSD 7.1-PRERELEASE #3: Wed Oct 29 18:37:07 BRT 2008 (i386)
>
> kern.ipc.shmmax: 33554432 -> 1036870912
> kern.ipc.shmall: 8192 -> 261072
> compat.linux.osrelease: 2.4.2 -> 2.6.16
>
> firefox-3.0.3,1 AND 2.0.0.17 (both work!)
> linux_base-fc-4_10
> nspluginwrapper-1.0.0
> linux-flashplugin-9.0r124_2
>
> The mtv site worked fine all the way !! Great oldie stuff !
>
> --
> Mario Lobo
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> FreeBSD since version 2.2.8 [not Pro-Audio.... YET!!] (99,7% winedows FREE)
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Mario try linux_base_fc7 it should stop the freezing. but myself I m having
issues with audio and can't figure out why.
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