[cod] UO Punkbuster

Clanwarz clanwarz at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 06:35:14 EST 2007

If you specify something in the command line, it will give you this output
if it is also in the config file, as it is ignored. This is why we gsp's
place the maxclients in the command line.

+sets gamestartup \"`date +"%F %T"`\"

Please explain this as I have never seen it.

Thank you.


On Nov 21, 2007 4:14 AM, Crispy Beef <crispy.beef at ntlworld.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> On a slightly older topic that the recent discussions I am having some
> trouble
> with punkbuster on my CoD:UO server (Gentoo Linux). I've been running it
> for a
> while without PB but have decided that I want to enable this but I'm
> having
> some trouble finding the information I need. I only run a single instance
> of
> the game server so the pb directory resides in ~/.callofduty/, I don't run
> CoD
> either, just UO.
> What do I need to put in that pb directory? Previously I've taken the
> content
> from the install discs and then run the pbweb utility to update everything
> to
> the latest version. Then when I start the server I have:
> coduo_lnxded +set sv_punkbuster 1 +set dedicated 2 +set net_ip xxx +set
> ttycon
> 0 +sets gamestartup \"`date +"%F %T"`\" +exec master.cfg +map_rotate
> The master.cfg file contains general settings and the punkbuster stuff:
> pb_sv_enable
> wait
> set sv_punkbuster "1"
> However when the server fires up I'm told that sv_punkbuster is read only.
> From research this says that this is due to the UO server running before
> the
> PB server and hence the variable is read only, however I thought that
> running
> the PB set part of the command line at the start should enable PB *before*
> UO
> starts up?
> Any help would be most appreciated.
> Cheers,
> Paul
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