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Old 02-19-2004, 03:46 PM   #1
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Hey folks,

I have installed Mandrake Linux 9.2 for AMD 64on my opteron server and want to install Enemy territory.

Unfortunately i get the following error:
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> [root@gs1 gamesetup]# sh et-linux-2.56-2.x86.run
> Verifying archive integrity... All good.
> Uncompressing Enemy Territory
> 2.56................................................................................................ .................................................................................................... .................................................................................................... ..........
> This installation doesn't support glibc-2.1 on Linux / unknown
> (tried to run setup)
> See ...zerowing.idsoftware.com/linux/ for troubleshooting
> The setup program seems to have failed on unknown/glibc-2.1
>
> See ....zerowing.idsoftware.com/linux/ for troubleshooting
> [root@gs1 gamesetup]#
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Could someone help me? Could it be that the setup can't operate on my 64 system?

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Old 02-19-2004, 03:49 PM   #2
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read the readme because it sounds like it does not like glibc-2.1 library. The site for the game might tell you need to upgrade that or degrade to play the game.
 
Old 02-19-2004, 05:02 PM   #3
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Which site do you really mean?
Because the site games.activision.com/games/wolfenstein/ does not say anything about supporting linux.

From a the builder of the run file i get the following advice but how can is do that? qoute from beneath this text: "put the files right after a raw extract"

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run the setup with --keep on the command line
# ./et-linux-2.56-2.x86.run --keep
Then copy the files manually for run. This is probably easier to do if
you have a working 32 bit Linux installation to look at. If you can't
figure out how to put the files right after a raw extract from the
archive, then I'm afraid I can't help you any further. Supporting 64bit
systems isn't very high on my todo list.


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Sebastian
 
Old 02-19-2004, 05:09 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally posted by 19Sebastian82
> See ....zerowing.idsoftware.com/linux/ for troubleshooting
See the website in the error message. That;s where the troubleshooting help seems to be.

Last edited by XavierP; 02-19-2004 at 05:13 PM.
 
Old 02-19-2004, 05:44 PM   #5
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its possible that the problem is with your server having a 64bit processor, since im positive that mandrake 9.2 has glibc2.3, and glibc is backward-compatible (i have glibc 2.3 on mandrake 9.1).
 
Old 02-20-2004, 06:27 AM   #6
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Hi

Do someone know how to resolve this problem? Our system is totaly backward 32 bit compatible. it is very strange!!

And the troubleshooter doesnt say anything about my specific problem :--> //zerowing.idsoftware.com/linux/et/#TLS


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Sebastian
 
Old 02-20-2004, 03:14 PM   #7
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Quote:
from the help files
Setup and execution on 64 bits CPUs

If you are running Linux on a 64 bit CPU (such as AMD's Opteron), and if your system is backwards compatible so that it can execute 32 bits x86 binaries, then the regular Quake III Arena binaries should work (your mileage may vary).

It's likely that the installer scripts will get confused though, and will refuse to install giving you an error: "This installation doesn't support glibc-2.1 on Linux / unknown". You will have to extract the game files manually by passing --keep on the command line when running the setup script. Once the files are unpacked, you will need to copy them manually to /usr/local/games. You probably want to have a working installation to refer to while doing this. This also applies to RTCW and ET
This took me less than 1 minute to find - I simply followed the links.

The link is: http://zerowing.idsoftware.com/linux...ex.html#64bits
 
  


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