[ut2004] UT2004 on AMD64... no go
dean at bong.com.au
Wed Sep 21 05:05:12 EDT 2005
whilst browsing the archives i found the '-software' option
which when used allows ut to run in all its software glory
so i can say that its working with sound. and that its
something to do with 7676 and 6600gt.
are you using xorg or xfree?
(i wouldnt dream of running gentoo or worse yet suse.)
Joel Wiramu Pauling wrote:
> Running fine here with 2.6.12 and nvidia 7676 driver, on an opteron 248
> with fx5600.
> If you copy over the 3355 patch, make sure to mv the ut2004-amd64 binary
> in the System directory to just ut2004-bin.(however this should not
> effect the game running... just it running as amd64)
> What distro? Debian I take it. My advise is not to use debians amd64
> it's a bit kak. Use Suse or Gentoo. Gentoo is really stellar on amd64
> and doesn't take very long to build up.
> On Wed, 2005-09-21 at 18:28 +1000, Dean Hamstead wrote:
>>ok trying to run ut2004 on my brand spanking new amd64 machine.
>>its a packing a nvidia 6600gt pcie with an athlon64 4000+
>>gig of ram, onboard sound
>>anyway im running kernel 2.6.12 (from deb packages) and
>>the nvidia 1.0-7676 driver.
>>ut2004 installs nicely, figures ive got amd64 and installs
>>i click the icon in enlightenment. i get a unreal splash,
>>screen goes black..... nothing.
>>ok check ~/.ut2004/System/UT2004.log.... blank
>>reboot, run ut2004-bin-linux-amd64 > output.log.... same again, file
>>drop in the 3355 patch. same thing.
>>reinstall the whole system to 32bit, same drivers and kernel
>>exactly the same problems.
>>gltron and tuxracer both run extremely well.
>>as i mentioned the log files are empty. sound works and accelerated
>>3d on other silly amusing games.
>>please help! id prefer to stick with amd64 if possible, but trying 32
>>bit was worth a shot. i think its a problems with the nvidia driver
>>and the card vs ut2004.
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