Subject: Re: pdf plugin under firefox for Linux
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Bryan Vyhmeister <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/03/2004 13:25:33
Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:

>>>>How did you get firefox-bin-flash to work? Also, have you had any 
>>>>success with firefox-bin-java? I tried to get them working with 
>>>>NetBSD/i386 1.6.2 and also with NetBSD/i386 2.0E to no avail. Any 
>>>>suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your time.
>>>Set MOZILLA_USE_LINUX=yes in your mk.conf.  Otherwise, firefox-bin uses a
>>>precompiled version for NetBSD, which doesn't work with linux plugins.
>>That worked like a charm for flash, however java gives some sort of 
>>error. I'll have to get the exact output in a minute here. Have you had 
>>any success with the firefox-bin-java package?
> Not atm, but it worked for me.  Have you done what sun-jdk's post-install
> message says (ulimit data size and mount proc)?
> $ pkg_info -D sun-jdk14
> (or sun-jdk13)

There isn't any mention of the ulimit data size stuff for sun-jre13 but 
there is for sun-jre14 and yes, I did do both the ulimit data size stuff 
and the linux procfs stuff as well. It is quite odd. Thank you for your 
help anyway. Hopefully I can find some solution.