# [bf1942] Getting a little antsy, new release?

Klemen Gersak (515TEM Compaq) klemen at 515tem.com
Fri May 16 10:04:46 EDT 2003

hm..

very cool indeed... I'll try that. If it works you just solved my 2 months
of banging into emptyness...

tnx for now

----- Original Message -----
From: "Reinder Gerritsen" <reinder at strikerz.net>
To: <bf1942 at icculus.org>
Sent: Friday, May 16, 2003 3:44 PM
Subject: Re: Re: [bf1942] Getting a little antsy, new release?

> Like I said.
>
> in the version of Daemontools (version 323)i'm running, you can point the
> drive to e.g.
>
> \\server\share\path\bf192cd1.iso
>
> No big deal at all.
>
>
> On Fri, 16 May 2003, Klemen Gersak (515TEM Compaq) wrote:
>
> > I should mount a Deamon BF CD remotely?
> >
> > How can I point on it in the network than?
> >
> > If you ment a CD unit on a server machine.. I already have it and can
> > install games from it, but it doesn't work as a inbox CD unit... So it
still
> > needs NoCD cracks...
> >
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Killing" <killing at barrysworld.com>
> > To: <bf1942 at icculus.org>
> > Sent: Friday, May 16, 2003 3:29 PM
> > Subject: Re: Re: [bf1942] Getting a little antsy, new release?
> >
> >
> > > Mount it remotely from a file server. then you only need 1 copy.
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Klemen Gersak (515TEM Compaq)" <klemen at 515tem.com>
> > > To: <bf1942 at icculus.org>
> > > Sent: 16 May 2003 14:09
> > > Subject: Re: Re: [bf1942] Getting a little antsy, new release?
> > >
> > >
> > > yes
> > >
> > > I thought of Deamon and Alcohol but this would be my final resort...
Even
> > > now the Ghost disk image I have is 11Megs large and it takes 1 hr to
> > it
> > > ..  so I'd rather notput another 1Giga of data in the ghost image...
but I
> > > guess I will have to...
> > >
> > > :(
> > >
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > To: <bf1942 at icculus.org>
> > > Sent: Friday, May 16, 2003 2:27 PM
> > > Subject: Re: Re: [bf1942] Getting a little antsy, new release?
> > >
> > >
> > > > he could look into legal way to do this through a program called
Alcohol
> > > > 120% or Daemen Tools both of these are virtual CD rom emulators.
I've
> > run
> > > my
> > > > battlefield from that program ever since i found out it existed.
> > > >
> > > > >From: Reinder Gerritsen <reinder at strikerz.net>
> > > > >Reply-To: bf1942 at icculus.org
> > > > >To: <bf1942 at icculus.org>
> > > > >Subject: Re: Re: [bf1942] Getting a little antsy, new release?
> > > > >Date: Fri, 16 May 2003 14:23:40 +0200 (CEST)
> > > > >
> > > > >Nah, think for him it works different:
> > > > >
> > > > >See it as this: He has some kinda Internet Cafe alike thingy
running
> > > > >overthere with several PC's all containing several games he offers
in
> > his
> > > > >shop. All these PC's are secured from installing of non authorised
> > > > >software by removing Floppy and CD Drives.
> > > > >
> > > > >e.g. HalfLife, you can run an unpatched licenced internet game
without
> > > > >having a CDRom in your PC.
> > > > >
> > > > >For battlefield, you require a CD mounted to get the client running
so
> > > jou
> > > > >can logon to an internet server, unless you use a no-CD patch also
used
> > > > >for copied CD's. Aparently the latest no-CD fix, allthough it does
not
> > > > >any longer require a valid CD in the system DOES require a physical
> > drive
> > > > >in the system to work.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >Now to the question at hand: I don't think Andreas would be happy
to
> > > > >assyst in a illegal patch to his game. since this "bug" actually is
3rd
> > > > >party code. However, since this situation is a legal - though
somewhat
> > > > >unusual - situation, might I suggest another solution for your
problem?
> > > > >
> > > > >DaemonTools emulates CD-drives by mounting ISO files to a virtual
> > drive.
> > > > >Simply putting an ISO9660 image copy of the original CD on your
network
> > > > >server and then mounting this CD on the different PC's would solve
your
> > > > >problem of not having a physical drive in your system. (can be
mounted
> > > > >over the network, so 1 iso.image would be sufficient to serve for
all
> > > > >your client PC's.)
> > > > >
> > > > >http://www.daemon-tools.com
> > > > >(though URL is currently not working with me this is where it used
to
> > > be.)
> > > > >
> > > > >goodluck
> > > > >Fox.
> > > > >
> > > > >On Fri, 16 May 2003 rookiewan at cistron.nl wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > backup... ver 1.2 with a NoCD patch by iMSDOX worked
perfectly,
> > but
> > > > >ver. 1.3
> > > > > > > and 1.31 NoCD patch by FDX don't if the PC doesn't phisically
> > > contain
> > > > >a
> > > > > > > CDROM. The bf1942.exe just doesn't start anything - no Alert,
no
> > > > >error, no
> > > > > > > Game, nothing... If I built in the CD-unit BF started just
fine.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Any bright ideas?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Basically, from what I read, you're running the server from a
client
> > > > >install. Get the dedicated server for windows, it doesnt need the
CD.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
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