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Date:      Mon, 14 Jan 2008 10:05:50 -0600
From:      Reid Linnemann <lreid@cs.okstate.edu>
To:        Rudy <crapsh@monkeybrains.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: HOW-TO get Flash7 working!
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Written by Rudy on 01/10/08 18:58>>
> Aryeh M. Friedman wrote:
> 
>>> rm /usr/ports/distfiles/flashplugin/fp7_archive.zip
>>>
>>
>> An other way to fix it in some ways is to run a make makesum to update
>> the distfile checksums
> 
> The fp7_archive.zip was an odd case were I felt more comfortable
> deleting it -- hadn't see that error before (and didn't save it to cut
> and paste).  I thought it was only my system, but apparently, others had
> this same issue with the fp7_archive.zip file.  Maybe a new one was
> released with the same filename on adobe?
> 
> Would "makesum" would blindly use what is in the /usr/ports/distfiles --
> corrupt, man-in-the-middled, or whatever was there?  I've never used
> makesum...  I will RTFM.  :)
> 
> Rudy
> 

I haven't been following this thread, but FWIW make sure you disable the
Composite extension on your X server, or the plugin will not work
correctly. I'm not sure why, but without disabling Composite I've only
gotten gray windows where the player should be.

In xorg.conf:

Section "Extensions"
    Option "Composite" "Off"
EndSection



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