[ut2003io] VMware and UT2003

Leith leith at qasr.mine.nu
Thu Oct 3 18:05:40 EDT 2002


While this is probably best left to the epic guys here goes my thoughts:

Run with --nosound to get around not having /dev/dsp set up.

Getting around your sound problem is academic, however, since VMWare 
does not have the capability needed to run the demo. Where it spits out 
an error (no GLX) it is because UT2003 needs direct access to your video 
hardware, which the drivers, nor VMWare can provide (since these are 

This leads to the obvious question...Why the hell would you want to do 
that? just play the game under windows, since you have it installed. Or 
install Mandrake 9.0 (or whatever) on its own drive/partition, if you 
feel like experimenting with UT2003 under Linux.



Fredrick Ludden wrote:

>Anyone had anyluck using UT2003-linux-demo under VMware (WinXP on P4 1.6
>512MB running Mandrake 9.0)?
>I installed the VMwareTools.
>I get the splash screen then the following errors:
>open /dev/dsp: No such file or directory (I don't have sound setup)
>Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0".
>Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0".
>Exiting due to error
>Thanks in advance,

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