[ut2004] SuSE 9.1 Sound

Wes Cooper cooper.w at rogers.com
Thu Nov 11 22:49:30 EST 2004

It could be that sound precaching is disabled. Check your
~/.ut2004/System/UT2004.ini file, in the section
[ALAudio.ALAudioSubsystem] make sure the option "UsePrecache" is set to

- Wes

On Thu, 2004-11-11 at 19:37 -0800, TheGsusFreek wrote:

> Hey.  I've switched to SuSE 9.1 recently and I
> installed UT2K4. It's strange, but it seems that the
> weapon sounds don't load until they are first used. 
> When I start up the game and start a level, every time
> I pick up/fire a new weapon, the game pauses for about
> half a second and jerks a few times before returning
> to normal play. It takes about two minutes of playing
> before I can play without a hitch.
> I've tried the .openalrc file in my home directory
> with the lines:
> (define devices '(alsa))
> (define alsa-out-device "hw:0,0")
> (define alsa-in-device "hw:0,0")
> but when I do that, the game makes very loud and
> annoying clicking noises in my speaker while it loads.
> Oh, and it still pauses too! So, something must be
> wrong with that.
> Any idea whats up? Is it just a SuSE problem? Thanx
> =====
> Because of Christ,
> Phillip Baxter (TheGsusFreek)
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