On Thursday 30 October 2008 19:53:33 Juergen Lock wrote: > In article <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 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?view=revision&revision=183819 > >> http://svn.freebsd.org/viewvc/base?view=revision&revision=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/cvs-ports/2008-October/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' about:plugins, 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/portaudit/78f456fd-9c87-11dd-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 > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"
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: <GeForce 7100 GS> 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 18.104.22.168 (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 http://www.mallavoodoo.com.br FreeBSD since version 2.2.8 [not Pro-Audio.... YET!!] (99,7% winedows FREE) _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"