Mike responded to the Digg report on the Linux Flash Player Stoppage.

Here's an excerpt...
Quote Originally Posted by Mike Melanson
Following up on yesterday's issues, remember that Flash does things that are not strictly multimedia related. All the multimedia stuff -- the A/V output, the A/V input -- we have that pretty well nailed down, though it does pop back up every so often. The problem that had me stopped was unrelated to audio or video. I'm not going to re-hash the details because it's extremely tedious and because I have already spent the last 2 days explaining it to anyone who would listen.

I came up with a solution. So I am back in today to implement it, since I basically lost all of yesterday to my main dev box. Yeah, I finally fixed that too, and without having to jump distros.
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