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Old 04-03-2008, 07:40 AM   #1
Zaskar
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lib error when trying to run 32bit game on AMD64


Heya guys, weird issue here, im running the AMD64 version of Debian Sid and just did a fresh install of Quake Wars (after installing the OS yesterday, was running the x32 version and Quake Wars previously)

Heres the error when running "./etqw":
"./etqw.x86: error while loading shared libraries: libx86.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory"

I have the "ia32-libs" and "linx86-1" packages installed (they were already before this install)
Ran a search and libx86.so.1 is in /lib, I don't get whats wrong.

The game has 2 executables though that you can run, "etqw" and the new (as of the most recent patch) "etqw-rthread" which is a multithreadded version that runs much faster on dual/quad core/CPU systems, I diddnt know of that addition till after finding this error, but when trying to run that, it worked flawless.

Now I could just forget about the older executable not working, but it must mean somethings not configured right or something, anyone have any tips or advice? Am I missing a package needed for many 32 bit programs to run properly on the x64 system?

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Old 04-03-2008, 07:27 PM   #2
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Anyone have any ideas?

I have the library (its in /lib) but it cant find it.
Was suggested elsewhere to try to edit my /etc/ld.so.conf file and then do ldconfig,but all it had in it was "include /etc/ld.so.conf.d/*.conf"
there is a file in the same directory that is called ld.so.conf.d and it has nothing in it, and ldconfig on its own didn't do anything.

[EDIT]
copied the file to the game folder (there were a few libs in there that it must depend on also) and then I got a new error:
./etqw.x86: error while loading shared libraries: libx86.so.1: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64

Does this mean that the library it needs is the x64 version, and its looking for a x32 one, and I dont have that?

Last edited by Zaskar; 04-03-2008 at 07:39 PM.
 
  


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