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Old 12-21-2007, 09:09 AM   #1
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I just reinstalled my NVIDIA-drivers (169.07), and started Regnum to see if the graphics bug from 169.04 still was there. The launcher started as usual, and when I read the latest news in the launcher I saw that there was a new (Windows-)client/launcher, but I thought maybe they've updated the linux-client/launcher too. So I downloaded the client available on the site, replaced the old one (Why, oh why, didn't a make a backup first?) and then I tried to launch the game.

Segfault, core dumped.

Ah, the old MALLOC_CHECK_-trick? I tried it. Same thing, segfault.

I'm running Ubuntu Gutsy on a Zepto Znote 6224W, that is: a NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT, C2D T7100, 2GB RAM etc.

What more steps for troubleshooting? What more info is needed by developers? Please tell me, and I'll provide you with the additional info needed to fix the problem!


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Old 12-21-2007, 11:19 AM   #2
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Hi! Did you try doing a "glxgears" or "glxinfo | grep rendering"? If it's a driver's problem, then this commands will result in a segfault error (I had this problems some weeks ago).

Are you using the nvidia-glx-new package?
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Old 12-21-2007, 03:10 PM   #3
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I'm sorry, I didn't understand. What binary is crashing? rolauncher or game?
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Old 12-21-2007, 07:10 PM   #4
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It's the launcher (rolauncher) that crashes. No additional output, just segfault (core dumped) right after i entered ./rolauncher in the terminal.

Xephandor: Yes, I have checked that the driver was properly installed. I'm not using the nvidia-glx-new package, since I'm doing the installation manually (sudo sh NVIDIA-....). I have also tried different versions of the NVIDIA-driver (100.14.23, 169.04, 169.07) and none of them work. But since the problem is that I can't even start the launcher I doubt it's driver-related.

And since the "old" launcher worked 2 minutes earlier I doubt that's the problem.
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Can someone post a backtrace?
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Old 12-22-2007, 05:32 AM   #6
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Sure, just tell me how to do it I have little or no experience in debugging software, and I'm a bit sorry not beeing that much of a help to you, but if you point me in the right direction I'll gladly help!
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