Bug 604425 - flash-plugin sometimes fails. Kernel reports "composite sync not supported"
Summary: flash-plugin sometimes fails. Kernel reports "composite sync not supported"
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 13
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-06-15 20:59 UTC by Marc Milgram
Modified: 2010-07-12 15:22 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-07-12 15:22:07 UTC

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Description Marc Milgram 2010-06-15 20:59:31 UTC
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):

How reproducible:

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 15:22:07 UTC
  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.

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

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