[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#482462: nagios3: Nagios sounds (wavs) not playing in Safari, Firefox
chiestand at salk.edu
Thu May 22 22:09:44 UTC 2008
It's possible that this problem has been fixed in the already
available upstream version, and the debian version does need
to be bumped again. But the nagios sounds won't play in my web
browsers, Firefox 126.96.36.199 or Safari 3.1.1.
I believe that nagios 3.0.2 does not fix the problems due to the
"Fixed bug in status CGI where sounds were not played for passive
The sound issues I'm having are not passive service problems, but
host down or active service critial failures.
Currently the nagios audio html looks like this:
<object type="application/wav" data="/media/critical.wav" height="0"
<param name="filename" value="/media/critical.wav">
<param name="autostart" value="1">
<param name="playcount" value="1">
I have created a test page where the sound does play correctly:
<object type="audio/x-wav" data="/media/critical.wav">
<param name="playcount" value="1" />
<param name="src" value="/media/critical.wav" />
<param name="autoplay" value="true" />
For Firefox: change autostart = 1 => autostart = true
For Safari: change autostart = 1 => autostart = true
add: <param name="src" value="/media/critical.wav" />
I haven't tested IE.
I believe that "audio/x-wav" is a better mime type than
"application/wav", but the browsers I tested don't care.
Also, moving towards HTML5 is probably a good idea in the future.
-- System Information:
Debian Release: 4.0
APT prefers stable
APT policy: (990, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (x86_64)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.18-6-amd64
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)
Versions of packages nagios3 depends on:
ii libc6 2.3.6.ds1-13etch5 GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii libgd2-noxpm 2.0.33-5.2 GD Graphics Library version 2 (wit
ii libjpeg62 6b-13 The Independent JPEG Group's JPEG
ii libperl5.8 5.8.8-7etch3 Shared Perl library
ii libpng12-0 1.2.15~beta5-1 PNG library - runtime
ii nagios3-common 3.0.1-1~bpo40+1 support files for nagios3
ii perl 5.8.8-7etch3 Larry Wall's Practical Extraction
ii zlib1g 1:1.2.3-13 compression library - runtime
nagios3 recommends no packages.
-- no debconf information
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