bugGnash - The GNU Flash player - Bugs: bug #26718, gnash in firefox high CPU


bug #26718: gnash in firefox high CPU

Submitted by:  Flóki Pálsson <flokip>
Submitted on:  Mon 01 Jun 2009 05:24:57 PM UTC  
Votes:  50  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Release:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed

Add a New Comment (Rich Markup)

You are not logged in

Please log in, so followups can be emailed to you.


Sun 10 Apr 2011 12:28:39 AM UTC, comment #4: 

6-7 movies, some AVM1 some AVM2.
Either with master or fast, cpu usage is quite low.

Gabriele Giacone <gg0>
Project Member
Sat 09 Apr 2011 08:09:56 PM UTC, comment #3: 

I can't reproduce with the "fast" branch. Didn't really try with "master". Can anyone ?

Sandro Santilli <strk>
Project Member
Wed 24 Mar 2010 05:47:50 AM UTC, comment #2: 

I see 90 to 100% when a single copy of gnash is running.  It makes no difference if the clip is fully downloaded and the player is paused.

Lemote Yeeloong
Gnash 0.8.8~bzr.trunk12026

Linux ffloat #1 PREEMPT Wed Feb 24 04:59:55 UTC 2010 mips64 GNU/Linux

Kurt B. Kaiser <kbk>
Mon 14 Sep 2009 08:25:01 PM UTC, comment #1: 

The problem with that site is it loads something like 10 flash movies at the same time! Stupid web site design. Whether swfdec is installed or not shouldn't effect Gnash, so I assume you meant swfdec had lower cpu usage when installed instead of Gnash ? Anyway, with Gnash trunk, the site still works for me, (on a 32bit system), I'll try on a 64 bit Ubuntu one later.

Rob Savoye <rsavoye>
Project Administrator
Mon 01 Jun 2009 05:24:57 PM UTC, original submission:  

see https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=496983

Description of problem:
gnash in firefox consumes high CPU if swfdec is missing.
In http://www.mbl.is/mm/frettir/ cpu is 100 %.

IF swfdec is innstalle then cpu is more resonable.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gnash.x86_64 0.8.5-3.fc11
gnash-plugin.x86_64 0.8.5-3.fc11

swfdec.x86_64 0.9.2-2.fc11
swfdec-gtk.x86_64 0.9.2-2.fc11
swfdec-mozilla.x86_64 0.9.2-2.fc11


How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
open System Monitor
open in firefox http://www.mbl.is/mm/frettir/

Actual results:
high cpu

Expected results:
reasonable cpu as when swfdec is innstalled.

Additional info:
when swfdec is installed then cpu is much lower.

Problem is aolso in fedora F10 fully updated

Flóki Pálsson <flokip>


(Note: upload size limit is set to 16384 kB, after insertion of the required escape characters.)

Attach Files:

No files currently attached


Depends on the following items: None found

Items that depend on this one: None found


Carbon-Copy List
  • -email is unavailable- added by gg0 (Posted a comment)
  • -email is unavailable- added by strk (Posted a comment)
  • -email is unavailable- added by udovdh (Voted in favor of this item)
  • -email is unavailable- added by kbk (Posted a comment)
  • -email is unavailable- added by rsavoye (Posted a comment)
  • -email is unavailable- added by flokip (Submitted the item)

    Do you think this task is very important?
    If so, you can add your encouragement to it.
    This task has 50 encouragements so far.

    Only logged-in users can vote.




    Follow 3 latest changes.

    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2011-04-10 strk StatusNone => Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2011-01-02 udovdh Carbon-Copy- => Added udovdh

    Back to the top

    Powered by Savane 3.5