[ut2004] ut2004 fails to launch, crash after splash screen

Gian Paolo Mureddu Thetargos at tutopia.com
Mon Sep 20 04:07:12 EDT 2004

aroden at iupui.edu wrote:

>After installing I get:
>$ ut2004
>ObjectProperty XEffects.xPawnGibGroup.PrecacheContent.Level: Serial size
>mismatch: Got 32, Expected 15
>Exiting due to error
>I can't get the game to launch in linux I filed a bug-report a long time ago,
>but gave up, now I am at it again.
>UT2004 will install and run with out flaw in Windows (whole single player game
>verifed). I know no other test for the media short of buying the game again...
>I have installed the game now 4 times now in linux using gentoo's installer and
>the on cd one, neither gives errors. I get like error messages on launch no
>matter which installer I used, however they do vary.  
>I maybe doing something stupid so all input is helpful.
>Anyone with any idea on this please help me out. I am clueless.
>I looked though the mailing-list archive but couldn't find anything like this, I
>will be greatly relieved if this is a dupe.
Simple question, have you tried to run it as another user? What do you 
get in the console?

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