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Re: wmv locks entire system ever since upgrade to 6.0.1





I apologize, but I do not know the example movie that you referenced.

--- On Mon, 3/21/11, Scott Ferguson <prettyfly.productions@gmail.com> wrote:

From: Scott Ferguson <prettyfly.productions@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: wmv locks entire system ever since upgrade to 6.0.1
To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
Date: Monday, March 21, 2011, 7:49 PM

On 22/03/11 06:21, Steven Sciame wrote:
> Since upgrading to 6.0.1 playing wmv from iceweasel locks entire
> system.  The only way to unlock is to hold power button until machine
> shuts off and then reboots (not necessarily a good idea)
>
> Here is one example of a page that did it to me:
>
> http://media.grc.com/files/testvideo.wmv
>
> I am not sure if this is also a kernel problem or iceweasel
>
>
>


What do you have set as your Microsoft proprietary media handler for
Iceweasel?

Dragon player had no problems with that particular example.

Have you tried downloading Mr Gibson's example movie, and then playing
it (to rule out handler problems)?

Cheers


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