Bug 604425 - flash-plugin sometimes fails. Kernel reports "composite sync not supported"
flash-plugin sometimes fails. Kernel reports "composite sync not supported"
Status: CLOSED CANTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2010-06-15 16:59 EDT by Marc Milgram
Modified: 2010-07-12 11:22 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-07-12 11:22:07 EDT
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Description Marc Milgram 2010-06-15 16:59:31 EDT
Description of problem:
Sometimes flash (using the adobe Flash plugin) fail to run.  The kernel generates the following error:
Jun 15 16:43:31 delos kernel: composite sync not supported


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-2.6.33.5-112.fc13.x86_64
flash-plugin-10.1.53.64-release.i386

How reproducible:
100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Attempt to view any video on youtube.com.

  
Actual results:
Video fails to play.
/var/log/messages reports:
kernel: composite sync not supported


Expected results:
Video works

Additional info:
This worked in Fedora 12 (and 11 and 10)
Comment 2 Jeff Raber 2010-07-12 11:22:07 EDT
Marc;
  I reviewed this bug report and I don't think there is enough information to determine the source of the problem.  The error message you are seeing is a common message that is generated when the X server reads the monitor EDID information.

As this seems to be a bug report against the Abode Flash Player, which is not supported here, I am marking the bug as CLOSED/CANTFIX.

I encourage you to look at the page at the URL below which details how to setup flash to run inside the nspluginwrapper.
    http://www.happyassassin.net/2010/06/26/a-quick-reminder-on-64-bit-flash/

For additional support, please try either the #fedora channel on freenode or Adobe support.

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