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From: Paul Hartman <paul.hartman+gentoo@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] adobe-flash- + nvidia crashing
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2012 20:50:15
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] adobe-flash- + nvidia crashing by Mark Knecht
1 On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 3:22 PM, Mark Knecht <markknecht@×××××.com> wrote:
2 > I don't remember reading about anyone else with this problem.
3 > Hopefully I haven't missed the right thread.
4 >
5 > I run stable Gentoo + a few ~amd64 packages. My video adapter is an
6 > NVidia 463 GTX. Since the update to adobe-flash- a few
7 > weeks ago all Flash apps crash the plugin within Firefox. I posted a
8 > bug report here and got shot down for reasons I don't understand. (I
9 > understand what he said and why he said it, but I didn't understand
10 > them just giving up without feedback back to Adobe, etc.)
11 >
12 > I'm wondering if anyone else has suffered through this to find a
13 > solution. The nouveau suggestion isn't where I want to go with my
14 > machines and I'm just not finding any solutions on the web yet.
15 >
16 > Anyway, there was at the time a newer (IIRC) or possibly slightly
17 > older (IIDRC) Flash ebuild but it's been removed from portage. That
18 > one worked for me. There is a newer version ( listed on
19 > the Adobe Flash site but I haven't found info on what it corrects.
20 >
21 > Thanks in advance for any ideas.
23 Flash 11.2 added some new kind of hardware acceleration which
24 apparently doesn't work properly for whatever reason. Disable HW
25 acceleration in /etc/adobe/mms.cfg and cross your fingers... or
26 downgrade to 11.1.


Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-user] adobe-flash- + nvidia crashing Mark Knecht <markknecht@×××××.com>
Re: [gentoo-user] adobe-flash- + nvidia crashing meino.cramer@×××.de
Re: [gentoo-user] adobe-flash- + nvidia crashing Mark Knecht <markknecht@×××××.com>