[K12OSN] perplexing issue with 64bit flash

John Ellson john.ellson at comcast.net
Sun Mar 22 12:36:49 UTC 2009

There is a known issue with the 64 bit Flash from Adobe which
causes it to crash on older AMD-64 processors that don't
have "lahf" instruction support.   To see if your machine
has "lahf" support, try:

     grep lahf /proc/cpuinfo

The bug report is at:



On 03/20/2009 01:36 PM, Julius Szelagiewicz wrote:
> Dear Folks,
> 	I've run into a really strange issue with 64bit flash: On three
> AMD based 64 bit machines (K12 Cenos 5, updated to the latest) I have
> installed the 64bit Flash from Adobe. On machine A (my little test server)
> it runs like a charm, on machine B (my home server) it runs some stuff
> (Youtube), but not other (NYTimes), on machine C (production server, where
> i really need it) it doesn't run at all. I see no error messages anywhere.
> The software releases are the same on all three machines. Any ideas?
> Thanks, julius
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