[mythtv-users] Flash, VDPAU, MythNetVision and You

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Sat Dec 4 01:13:42 UTC 2010

On 12/03/2010 03:18 PM, Jarod Wilson wrote:

>> There IS a full 64 bit version for linux available. It appears to be one step behind the 32bit 10.2 version, as it is a 'pre-3' to the release, but like its predecessor it works.
>> No install instructions. Untar and put the resulting libflashplayer in
>> /usr/lib64/flash-plugin
>> Restart your firefox browser. Enjoy.
>> (It appears that putting the .so into /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins will also work.)
>> Go here:  http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/flashplayer10/square/
> For that version:
> $ strings libflashplayer.so |grep -i vdpau
> For the 32-bit 10.2 beta version:
> $ strings libflashplayer.so |grep -i vdpau
> H264 - VDPAU - CPU
> H264 - VDPAU - VDPAU
> libvdpau.so
> libvdpau.so.1
> GL_NV_vdpau_interop
> glVDPAUUnregisterSurfaceNV
> glVDPAUSurfaceAccessNV
> glVDPAUMapSurfacesNV
> glVDPAUUnmapSurfacesNV
> glVDPAURegisterOutputSurfaceNV
> Going to go out on a limb here and say VDPAU support isn't actually there
> in that 64-bit build, certainly not to the extent it is in the 32-bit
> one anyway.

Well I did say that the 64 bit version was a step behind.
Simon says 'make that three giant steps'.

However, given that there are basically no properly written flash files 
out there to speed up, you might as well just go with the 64bit version 
and avoid the kludge.

              R. Geoffrey Newbury			

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