Re: Does Shockware Flash Plugin for Mozilla work on powerpc arch?
On Wed, Mar 22, 2006 at 04:23:53PM +0100, Uwe Steinmann wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 22, 2006 at 03:06:22PM +0100, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 22, 2006 at 02:54:35PM +0100, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote:
> > > On Wed, Mar 22, 2006 at 09:16:02AM +0100, Uwe Steinmann wrote:
> > > > On Tue, Mar 21, 2006 at 04:47:22PM -0800, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > > > > I've installed the swf-player package on Debian, and I
> > > > > no longer see the missing plugin icon on pages.
> > > > > However I still don't see the content, I only see a
> > > > > blank field where there should be content.
> > > > >
> > > > > Is there something else that I need to set? I've
> > > > > installed the package from stabel sarge.
> > > > I made the experience that it sometimes works but in most
> > > > cases doesn't. Recent versions in sid has improved the situation
> > > > but it still kills my web browser way to often.
> > >
> > > Same here, on unstable: I already was considering removing swf-player
> > > completely from the system, because of these at times really ugly
> > > crashes of Firefox: Firefox in these instances is eating around 85-90%
> > > of the CPU after, IINM, swf-player has been loaded.
> > It seems I was wrong:
> > I just removed swf-player completely (aptitude also removed a few
> > other 'unused' packages with that removal), re-started Firefox, and
> > the CPU Load problem still persists: You can verify it here:
> > http://www.bild.t-online.de/BTO/index.html
> Just loaded that page with galeon and it takes 65% of the cpu.
> But at least it doesn't screw up. Leaving that pages (which makes sense
> in any case :-)
... it looks like, yes ... :)
> lets galeon return to normal behavior.
> > In short: The page above eats a huge load of my CPU no matter whether
> > swf-player is installed or not ... There's obviously something else
> > that's wrong ...
> Is there an swf animation on that page at all?
I doubt it: A
ps ax | grep -i swf
didn't show anything about swf-player
But the nosccript plugin in Firefox tells me there are 4 (!) sites on
this one single page trying to start scripts ... So this might explain
the CPU load perhaps ...
Wolfgang Pfeiffer: /ICQ: 286585973/ + + + /AIM: crashinglinux/
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