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Re: firefox 3.5.8 and NetBSD

On Sat, 6 Mar 2010 16:03:17 +0100
thomas nivelet <> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> It's been a long time since I had this trouble (2009Q3 if my memory
> tell me the truth and firefox 3.5.something) and now I've updated on
> firefox 3.5.8 and the problem seems to be still here:
> on NetBSD i386 I have sound with nspluginwrapper/flash but not with
> the native HTML5 video tag
> on NetBSD amd64 I have no sound neither from nspluginwrapper/flash nor
> the HTML5 video tag
> is there something that must be configure to tell firefox to use
> /dev/audio oss device for the HTML5 video tag (I've read somewhere for
> flash it's because on amd64 the linux emulation layer is a 32bit one
> (it install itself on /emul/linux32)) but what about the video tag? is
> there some way to tell firefox to use /dev/audio oss device?


I'm aware it's broken, but it did play audio not too long ago! Not
exactly sure when it regressed but I think it must have been between
3.5.6 and 3.5.7 or so.


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