[Swfdec] [Bug 18356] New: Firefox freeze when multiple tabs have flash playing

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Sun Nov 2 12:24:29 PST 2008


           Summary: Firefox freeze when multiple tabs have flash playing
           Product: swfdec
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: x86-64 (AMD64)
        OS/Version: Linux (All)
            Status: NEW
          Severity: critical
          Priority: medium
         Component: plugin
        AssignedTo: swfdec at lists.freedesktop.org
        ReportedBy: jacobdm1011 at yahoo.com
         QAContact: swfdec at lists.freedesktop.org

I just loaded Ubuntu 8.10 and when I installed a flash player in Firefox, I
decided to give swfdec a try.  I then went to Youtube to see how it worked.  It
worked just fine when I only had one movie playing, but whenever I tried to
open more than one (each in their own tab) Firefox would freeze up.  I pulled
up the system monitor, and Firefox was using all of one of my processors (I
have a dual core), and there was a consistent download going on that never
ended.  I tried this multiple times, and each time I had to force firefox to

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