[ut2003io] Serious issues

David van Hoose davidvh at cox.net
Thu Jan 2 16:07:40 EST 2003

Ryan C. Gordon wrote:
>> During installation, the installer probed every removable drive in my 
>> fstab for each and every action during the installation. I had to 
>> remove my floppy and zipdrive lines out of my fstab just for the 
>> installation to not take 3 hours. The installer should *NEVER* read 
>> the fstab.
> This is a bug in the installer; it's reading the fstab because it's 
> looking for the game CD.

Then it should read /dev/cdrom not the fstab. A command line argument to 
find the correct path to the CD should suffice. If all else fails, a 
'grep -i "iso9660" /etc/fstab' should return a line with the mount 

>> During runtime, I noticed the game got increasingly slower. Eventually 
>> my sound core ceased to work and the game locked my system. I rebooted 
>> and continued to play. The game once again got slow and the sound cut 
>> off. I switched to tty1 and logged in root and checked my memory to 
>> find that I was using 900MB of memory in my system with 512MB of 
>> physical and 1GB swap. Low and behold 'ps -A v' show the following 
>> line which pissed me off.
> Are you playing a lot of Bombing Run, by any chance?

This problem occurs when I play a lot of anything. Seems to happen 
faster during bombing run though.


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