[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Flash player 9

From: Daniel Stone daniel.stone at nokia.com
Date: Mon Oct 23 14:27:24 EEST 2006
On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 02:22:32PM +0300, ext Eero Tamminen wrote:
> > As announced on Adobe Flash release manager blog
> > http://weblogs.macromedia.com/emmy/ Flash 9 for Linux is here. You think
> > that this can be used under Maemo? Before now Flash was a big pain and I had
> > a lot of crash with older versions on Linux, but now I think that Adobe is
> > seriously considering Linux as big OS player. Under Maemo I have a lot of
> > browser crash that, may be erroneously, attribute to flash player, so using
> > the new Flash player 9 may resolve those problems. What do you think?
> I think the main problem with Flash is that it just plain takes too much
> memory (you can follow Browser memory usage in "top" when going to a site
> with a lot of Flash), especially with content that Web designers nowadays
> put onto sites & their Flash files.
> I doubt Flash 9 is going to solve this as according to its documentation
> its minimum requirements are:
> - Modern Processor (at least 800 MHz)
> - 512MB of RAM 
> - Alsa Sound Architecture (OSS/ESD will not play audio;
>   audio will silently fail.)
> - Graphics Memory (128MB)
> 770 has 64MB of RAM.

And, as far as Flash is concerned, 0MB of video RAM.
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