[CentOS] anyone else having flash trouble?

Thu Feb 16 14:25:39 UTC 2012
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

fred smith wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 07:50:11AM +0000, Jake Shipton wrote:
>> 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.
> 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.

Strong recommendation: enable elrepo, at least for kmod-nvidia and
xorg-x11-drv-nvidia. That way, when you update, it will autoupdate and
autorebuild for you. I've just started moving that was for my people (and
me) who have nvidia (esp old nvidia) cards.