[CentOS] more 5.4 problems

Bart Schaefer barton.schaefer at gmail.com
Fri Oct 23 23:26:19 UTC 2009

On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 3:08 PM, MHR <mhullrich at gmail.com> wrote:
> But I also am now seeing a problem that was not showing up before,
> similar to one I've had with SeaMonkey for a long time.  After some
> period of time, all of my Firefox windows stop showing flash videos
> properly and I get long periods of silence interpsersed with bursts of
> high-speed sound (noise, actually), or the video just stops a few
> seconds in.  I don't think this is a CentOS problem per se, and I have
> posted about it here before, just usually in reference to SM, not FF.

I've had problems of this sort with the mplayerplug-in occasionally.
In my case it usually means something has grabbed the sound device and
then gotten stuck -- I often have to quit and restart firefox and/or
use "ps" from a shell to find and kill off a rogue mplayer.

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