> Paul Hartman <paul.hartman+gentoo@...> [12-04-28 00:20]:
>> On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 3:22 PM, Mark Knecht <markknecht@...> wrote:
>> > I don't remember reading about anyone else with this problem.
>> > Hopefully I haven't missed the right thread.
>> > I run stable Gentoo + a few ~amd64 packages. My video adapter is an
>> > NVidia 463 GTX. Since the update to adobe-flash-22.214.171.124 a few
>> > weeks ago all Flash apps crash the plugin within Firefox. I posted a
>> > bug report here and got shot down for reasons I don't understand. (I
>> > understand what he said and why he said it, but I didn't understand
>> > them just giving up without feedback back to Adobe, etc.)
>> > I'm wondering if anyone else has suffered through this to find a
>> > solution. The nouveau suggestion isn't where I want to go with my
>> > machines and I'm just not finding any solutions on the web yet.
>> > Anyway, there was at the time a newer (IIRC) or possibly slightly
>> > older (IIDRC) Flash ebuild but it's been removed from portage. That
>> > one worked for me. There is a newer version (126.96.36.199) listed on
>> > the Adobe Flash site but I haven't found info on what it corrects.
>> > Thanks in advance for any ideas.
>> Flash 11.2 added some new kind of hardware acceleration which
>> apparently doesn't work properly for whatever reason. Disable HW
>> acceleration in /etc/adobe/mms.cfg and cross your fingers... or
>> downgrade to 11.1.
> I did not find any tag in that file, which allows to disable hardeware
> Or did I miss one?
maybe it's not in the default file... mine has been changed a lot :)
it was mentioned in the flash player release notes.
You can also right-click on a non-crashing clash object and change the
settings using GUI, disabling the acceleration is in there, too.