[ut2004] Terrible luck even with newest patches

Xipher xipher at xipher.us
Sun Jun 20 20:22:32 EDT 2004

odd, as I have a very similar setup to you, except I haven't updated to 
the newer current stuff, like udev and such, and I am still running a 
unpatched 2.6.6.

Fred Richards wrote:
>  I've been having terrible luck, even with the newest patches.  I'm 
> throroughly convinced it's not UT2004 though.  The problems all started 
> when I went to kernel 2.6.7 (or a patched 2.6.6, for the recent 
> exploit.)  The minute I start the game, the whole system locks up hard.  
> Nothing shows up in ~/.ut2004/System/UT2004.log either.   I think it's 
> more of an issue with the newer kernels and the nvidia 5336 driver.  
> There's a rss_glx screensaver "busyspheres" that does the same thing ... 
> I've also turned the machine on to see my xscreensaver frozen, and the 
> machine gone with it.  I have a slackware-current installation, which I 
> recently upgraded to 10rc1 (from the "current" snapshot of May 25th)... 
> The last time I can remember playing the game successfully was with 
> kernel 2.6.6 (the one with the dos vuln), Nvidia driver 5336 and the 
> Slackware-current from May 25th, 2004, as well as the 3204 patch of UT.  
> I seriously think there's a conflict with the way the patch for the DOS 
> vulrnerability effects the kernel and Nvidia's binary driver...  anyone 
> else have these issues?
> -- Fred

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