Ubuntu

Video freezes entire system, possibly flash bug?

Reported by Alex Paulsen on 2011-07-19
10
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
adobe-flashplugin (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

In both VLC and Firefox Videos, my system often hangs up and requires a hard reboot. I'm thinking flash is somehow consuming the entirity of my RAM but I've noticed my problem is rare and the only relevant solutions are for full screen video problems. Mine occur with any screen size.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: vlc 1.1.9-1ubuntu1.2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-10.46-generic 2.6.38.7
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-10-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Jul 19 14:42:59 2011
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_NZ:en
 LANG=en_NZ.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: vlc
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Alex Paulsen (alex-paulsen) wrote :
Changed in adobe-flashplugin (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Keiichi (ppi) wrote :

I seem to experience the same bug.

I've also manually compiled nvidia driver 270.41.06 , same result.
I've manually installed seamonkey-2.2 with plugin-container feature, same result.

I experience the bug after watching less than 10 video's from youtube (jplayer doesn't seem to be very problematic.)

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