[ut2003io] VMware and UT2003

Fredrick Ludden luddenf at comcast.net
Thu Oct 3 19:48:42 EDT 2002

lol...I did install it on Windows.  I wanted to try it with Linux also.
Unfortunately, I am using a Compaq with no free unpartitioned space on the
HDD and I'm too lazy to reinstall windows or look for a partition shrinking
utility so I just used VMWare instead.  Oh well, I'll just go play on my
Windows box :-(


-----Original Message-----
From: Leith [mailto:leith at qasr.mine.nu]
Sent: Thursday, October 03, 2002 6:06 PM
To: ut2003 at icculus.org
Subject: Re: [ut2003io] VMware and UT2003


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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