Re: [dev] [wmii] Flash in fullscreen regularly freezes screen

From: Kris Maglione <>
Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2011 19:22:14 -0400

On Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 12:37:52AM +0200, dtk wrote:
>putting the flash player on a website into fullscreen regularly (very
>-.-) freezes my screen.
>wmii seems to continue to work in the background (I can change tags,
>kill the browser, ...) and the mouse continues to respond (I can click
>to pause the vid (sound oftentimes continues to play back) and 'defocus'
>the player so it doesn't catch key presses anymore) but I can't get a
>new image to be drawn.
>Neither reload'ing nor clear'ing wmii via mod+a works. All I can do to
>fix it so far is to restart GDM.
>This is not by any chance a known problem?
>I am running tip [wmii-hg2788+] and rumai. I can reproduce the problem
>on another machine (running pretty much the same config).

I've never had that problem. Granted, I avoid using flash video
as much as possible, but I use it often enough that I would have
noticed if this were a regular problem.

Kris Maglione
The sorrow which has no vent in tears may make other organs weep.
	--Henry Maudsley
Received on Fri Aug 05 2011 - 01:22:14 CEST

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