[PC-BSD Testing] Audio issues in FF

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Jun 23 07:21:11 PDT 2010


On 06/23/2010 10:15, Arthur Koziol wrote:
> On 06/23/2010 9:08 AM, Kris Moore wrote:
>> On 06/21/2010 17:19, WI SynOil wrote:
>>> I've had it happen several times, a tab in FF will crash that's 
>>> playing audio.  However the audio keeps playing even after FF has 
>>> been shut down.  A logout / login works to fix this.  They were 
>>> flash streams (youtube).
>>>
>>> Not sure if this is a PCBSD issue, FF issue or maybe Flash issue.
>>>
>>>
>>>    
>>
>> Its a flash issue, been happening for a while now. Every so often 
>> flash will crash, but audio will keep on going. Since its a 
>> closed-source linux plugin we are unable to debug it properly and are 
>> at the mercy of adobe :(
>>
>> -- 
>> Kris Moore
>> PC-BSD Software
>> iXsystems
>>
>>
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> Kris,
>
> The new FF 3.6.4 has plugin crash protection so hopefully it'll help 
> with this somewhat.
>
> http://www.tcmagazine.com/tcm/news/software/28859/firefox-364-finally-out-plugin-crash-protection-becomes-norm
>
> Arthur

Well that made my day!! Its not in ports yet, but hopefully soon :)


-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
iXsystems

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