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[ale] Quake2 with NoGl??? That's not right...



I would also do this way -- (assuming quake2 is installed in
/usr/local/games/quake2) I would do:

rm -rf /etc/quake2.conf
echo "/usr/local/games/quake2" > /etc/quake2.conf

It fixed my permissions beautifully.

Scott Hamm

On Tue, 8 Sep 1998, ari wrote:

> i assume you have the path to your q2 dir in /etc/quake2.conf then...
> 
> hrm, send me an strace.
> 
>   strace -o quakelog ./quake2
> 
> or something similar... then send me quakelog.
> you'll need to be root to use strace.
> 
> re
> 
> 
> Nomad the Wanderer (nomad at orci.com) said this stuff:
> 
> > Done this one.  Installed each step as it says to.  This is what got me to no
> > q2 whatsoever (no soft mode).
> > 
> > Robert
> > 
> > Thus spake ari (myo at thy.dyn.ml.org):
> > 
> > > http://www.linux-howto.com/LDP/HOWTO/Quake-HOWTO.html
> > > 
> > > enjoy.
> > > 
> > > ari
> > > 
> > > (that second-to-last message about spam did actually get through, and i jumped
> > > the gun resending; my bad)
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Linux Idiot (esoteric at denali.atlnet.com) said this stuff:
> > > 
> > > > Nomad the Wanderer wrote:
> > > > > 
> > > > > I did, this is what let it find ref_soft.so, but not gl.so...
> > > > 
> > > > Try executing quake2 from the directory where ref_gl.so exists..
> > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > Robert
> > > > > 
> > > > > Thus spake Linux Idiot (esoteric at denali.atlnet.com):
> > > > > 
> > > > > > Nomad the Wanderer wrote:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >   Ok,
> > > > > > >     I've got Q2 running, but whenever I tell it to use GL mode it says it
> > > > > > > can't find ref_gl.so.  I've done some finds and the ref_gl.so is in all the
> > > > > > > same places as the ref_soft.so.  it's in the Q2 dir (in my LD_LIBRARY_PATH)
> > > > > > > and in my /usr/local/lib (in my /etc/ld.so.conf but doesn't show up in a
> > > > > > > lddconfig -V ) but it does find the ref_soft.so...  I got used to GL in
> > > > > > > winblowz and would rather NOT go back...
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I had this problem too.  First check out your /etc/quake2.conf file.
> > > > > > Remove it and then recreate it.  If you copied it from the install
> > > > > > directory, it may contain an extra 'dos' character in it, so your file
> > > > > > path is not recognized.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Anyone got a clue?
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Robert
> > > > > > > ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > > > > > Robert L. Harris                |   You mean you paid
> > > > > > > Senior System Administrator II  |        MONEY for
> > > > > > >   at Great West Life.           \_    Service Pack '98???
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > http://www.orci.com/~nomad
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > DISCLAIMER:
> > > > > > >       These are MY OPINIONS ALONE.  I speak for no-one else.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > FYI:
> > > > > > >  perl -e 'print $i=pack(c5,(41*2),sqrt(7056),(unpack(c,H)-2),oct(115),10);'
> > > > > >
> > > > > > --
> > > > > > Until later: Geoffrey         esoteric at denali.atlnet.com
> > > > > >
> > > > > > You mean you paid MONEY for Service Pack '98????
> > > > > 
> > > > > ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > > > Robert L. Harris                |   You mean you paid
> > > > > Senior System Administrator II  |        MONEY for
> > > > >   at Great West Life.           \_    Service Pack '98???
> > > > > 
> > > > > http://www.orci.com/~nomad
> > > > > 
> > > > > DISCLAIMER:
> > > > >       These are MY OPINIONS ALONE.  I speak for no-one else.
> > > > > 
> > > > > FYI:
> > > > >  perl -e 'print $i=pack(c5,(41*2),sqrt(7056),(unpack(c,H)-2),oct(115),10);'
> > > > 
> > > > --
> > > > Until later: Geoffrey		esoteric at denali.atlnet.com
> > > > 
> > > > You mean you paid MONEY for Service Pack '98????
> > 
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > Robert L. Harris                |   You mean you paid
> > Senior System Administrator II  |        MONEY for 
> >   at Great West Life.           \_    Service Pack '98???
> > 
> > http://www.orci.com/~nomad
> > 
> > DISCLAIMER:
> >       These are MY OPINIONS ALONE.  I speak for no-one else.
> > 
> > FYI:
> >  perl -e 'print $i=pack(c5,(41*2),sqrt(7056),(unpack(c,H)-2),oct(115),10);'
>