[CentOS] anyone else having flash trouble?

Thu Feb 16 14:00:08 UTC 2012
fred smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>

On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 07:50:11AM +0000, Jake Shipton wrote:
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> On Wed, 15 Feb 2012 22:36:14 -0500
> fred smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us> wrote:
> > On my centos 5.7 system, using Firefox 10.1, suddenly flash videos
> > have stopped working, like, today. they worked yesterday. Now all I
> > get is an error message that the flash plugin has crashed, reload
> > page and try again.
> > 
> > strangely, my centos-6 machine using the same firefox and the same
> > flash plugin works fine.
> > 
> > Clues?
> > 
> Hi there,
> I had a similar issue to this a while back on a Fedora box, I found out
> it was not flash plugin or firefox causing the issue, it turned out
> that it was the proprietary Nvidia driver that I was using. So if you
> are using Nvidia driver, it might be worth looking into. My issue was
> resolved by updating the driver.
> Your issue may be different, but I thought I would mention it just in
> case :-).

Yes, I'm using the nvidia driver bundle from Nvidia's web site. but
then I ALWAYS have been (this machine is something like 3 years old).
However, I did update it recently, I'll have to see if I can figure
out exactly when that was (less than a week...), and maybe reinstall
the one I had previously.

thanks for the hint!

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