last upgrade destroys video?
tompoe at meltel.net
Sun Feb 5 11:59:38 UTC 2012
On 02/04/2012 07:41 PM, Mike Holstein wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 8:18 PM, Tom Poe <tompoe at meltel.net
> <mailto:tompoe at meltel.net>> wrote:
> On 02/04/2012 06:48 PM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Sat, 2012-02-04 at 18:44 -0600, Tom Poe wrote:
> Yesterday's upgrade wiped out my video. When I try to
> watch Maddow on
> msntv.com <http://msntv.com>, I get white screen where
> video is supposed to show up. When
> I try videos on youtube.com <http://youtube.com>, I get
> choppy picture/sound. What should I
> check to try to reset things? Is it possible to save
> system, or do I
> need to save home directory, and do major reinstall?
> Thanks, Tom
> Reinstall or downgrade flashplayer.
> Didn't help. Looks like my system is broken. Reinstalled gnash,
> and any other file marked under keyword flash. Reinstalled
> chromium and any other file marked under keyword chromium. Got
> same results when I tried Firefox. Guess I'll have to try upgrade
> to 11.10 (presently running 11.04), and hope for best. See you
> folks later.
> yeah?... i wouldnt consider flash breaking a 'trashed system', but
> hey, if you need it you need it.. i would look and see if you just got
> a kernel upgrade, and try the older kernel... sometimes you need to
> hit shift to see the grub menu... also, it wont be gnash, it'll be
> flash.. i would consider (before reinstalling) trying the actual
> chrome browser, just to see for troubleshooting purposes...
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Mike: Good suggestion. Went ahead with upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10,
and so far, looks like my gnash is working with chromium web browser
again. Bottom line for me is, my Dell GX260 desktop is being outrun by
technology. I most likely have to upgrade to newer desktop.
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