AW: [bf1942] Announcement: BF1942 Linux Dedicated Server open beta

Stefan Lenz Stefan.Lenz at
Wed Jun 11 13:48:13 EDT 2003

i just start the server after setting the .con file with ./ 
+statusMonitor1 and had no problems
my testserver runs on
i hope the client patch comes soon ;)

one question is there a way to get the desert combat mod files i need in a 
tar file to wegt it?

At 19:34 11.06.2003 +0200, you wrote:
>Hi Andreas,
>Thanks a lot for the new beta. I´ve one problem with it:
>./bf1942_lnxded.dynamic +game BF1942 +restart 1 +hostServer 1 +dedicated
>Bf1942 Error: Debug assertion failed!
>Line: 0
>Text: Unable to retrive computername
>Current confile:
>It doesn´t like to start on my RedHat 8.0-Boxes. The config-files are
>set up like on 1.31. Nothing really interesting is modified.
>I´ll try later on a Debian-Box.
>Christian Lahme

>-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>Von: Fredriksson, Andreas [mailto:andreas.fredriksson at]
>Gesendet: Mittwoch, 11. Juni 2003 18:16
>An: 'bf1942 at'
>Betreff: [bf1942] Announcement: BF1942 Linux Dedicated Server open beta
>The 1.4 patch is going out today and as promised here
>is the first public release of the 1.4 Linux Server beta.
>The distribution file can be found on the official site for
>the beta program, DICE would
>like to thank Steve Getman for providing the hosting for
>the site.
>Here's a quick list of changes since 1.31:
>- Lots of bug fixes
>- Merged codebases with win32 code
>- Switched to threaded UDP message polling
>- Console output not relevant to end users removed
>- Code compiled with GCC 3.2.2 compiler
>- Legacy code not used on dedicated servers has been removed
>- XML Logger (disabled by default).
>- RtR compatibility
>- Map changing between RtR/BF1942 works.
>- Implemented status monitor and console (+statusMonitor 1)
>- Improved average FPS calculations.
>- Both statically and dynamically linked binaries included.
>- Start script to deal with library issues.
>Known issues:
>- The COOP game mode has been temporarily disabled.
>- Some of the eariler command line parameters for configuring
>   GameSpy and ASE ports have not yet been merged in.
>For more gameplay specific changes, please see the readme included with
>the win32 client patch.
>Have fun with your BF1942 servers!
>Andreas Fredriksson
>Digital Illusions CE Sthlm AB
>Maria Skolgata 83, 5tr
>S-118 53 Stockholm
>Phone: +46 8 545 18 494
>Fax: +46-8-545 18 497
>andreas.fredriksson at

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