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Re: A Possible Reason for Problems with Flash Player



On Wed, Jan 07, 2009 at 12:53:19PM -0800, Kam Leo wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 12:43 PM, Dave Feustel <dfeustel mindspring com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 07, 2009 at 12:25:21PM -0800, Kam Leo wrote:
> >> On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 11:06 AM, Dave Feustel <dfeustel mindspring com> wrote:
> >> > After attempting to install the Firefox Flash plugin,
> >> > I kept getting SELinux alerts every time I started Firefox.
> >> > After deleting all the files in the directory
> >> > /usr/lib/nspluginwrapper, I continued to get SELinux alerts.
> >> > The flash plugin attempts to make the stack executable, which
> >> > SELinux does not permit on my system.
> >> >
> >> > The alerts from one invocation of Firefox follow:
> >> >
> >> >  2/home/daf}firefox
> >> > Error: /usr/lib/nspluginwrapper/plugin-config not found
> >> >       /usr/lib64/nspluginwrapper/plugin-config not found
> >> > FoxyProxy settingsDir = /home/daf/.mozilla/firefox/jde131vm.default
> >> > ** Message: GetValue variable 1 (1)
> >> > ** Message: GetValue variable 2 (2)
> >> > ** Message: GetValue variable 1 (1)
> >> > ** Message: GetValue variable 2 (2)
> >> > ** Message: GetValue variable 1 (1)
> >> > ** Message: GetValue variable 2 (2)
> >> > ** Message: GetValue variable 1 (1)
> >> > ** Message: GetValue variable 2 (2)
> >> > ** Message: GetValue variable 1 (1)
> >> > ** Message: GetValue variable 2 (2)
> >> > ** Message: GetValue variable 1 (1)
> >> > ** Message: GetValue variable 2 (2)
> >> > LoadPlugin: failed to initialize shared library
> >> > /usr/lib/nspluginwrapper/npwrapp
> >> > er.so [/usr/lib/nspluginwrapper/npwrapper.so: cannot open shared object
> >> > file: Pe
> >> > rmission denied]
> >> > GCJ PLUGIN: thread 0x9fc7cf0: NP_GetMIMEDescription
> >> > GCJ PLUGIN: thread 0x9fc7cf0: NP_GetMIMEDescription return
> >> > GCJ PLUGIN: thread 0x9fc7cf0: NP_GetValue
> >> > GCJ PLUGIN: thread 0x9fc7cf0: NP_GetValue: returning plugin name.
> >> > GCJ PLUGIN: thread 0x9fc7cf0: NP_GetValue return
> >> > GCJ PLUGIN: thread 0x9fc7cf0: NP_GetValue
> >> > GCJ PLUGIN: thread 0x9fc7cf0: NP_GetValue: returning plugin description.
> >> > GCJ PLUGIN: thread 0x9fc7cf0: NP_GetValue return
> >> > LoadPlugin: failed to initialize shared library
> >> > /usr/lib/flash-plugin/libflashpl
> >> > ayer.so [/usr/lib/flash-plugin/libflashplayer.so: cannot enable
> >> > executable stack
> >> >  as shared object requires: Permission denied]
> >> >
> >> > ---------------------------
> >> > Not quite sure what to do with this, other than to ignore it.>
> >>
> >> You left out the most important facts regarding your problem:
> >>
> >> 1. Version and architecture of Fedora. (I'm assuming that you are
> >> using a x64 version.)
> >> 2. Whose flash plugin and version?
> >>
> >> Have you tried the 64-bit alpha release from Adobe.
> >> http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flashplayer10.html ? Just extract it
> >> and place it into /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/, restart Firefox and check
> >> "about:plugins" to see if it installed.
> >
> > I'm running 32-bit F9. It was originally my intention to install 64-bit,
> > but the Fedora 9 Bible came with a DVD containing only the 32-bit
> > version.
> >
> 
> OK, F9.  Whose plugin?

The F9 flash plugin 

total 476
---------- 1 root root  25900 2008-12-09 00:16 npconfig
---------- 1 root root  92700 2008-12-09 00:16 npplayer
---------- 1 root root   3394 2008-12-09 00:16 npviewer
---------- 1 root root 162172 2008-12-09 00:16 npviewer.bin
---------- 1 root root 114544 2008-12-09 00:16 npwrapper.so
---------- 1 root root     85 2008-12-09 00:16 nspluginplayer
---------- 1 root root  60112 2008-12-09 00:16 plugin-config


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