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Old 12-25-2004, 10:42 PM   #1
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is my stage1 gentoo a 32bit or 64bit OS ? commercial games dont work !

Doom3-demo and unreal tournament 2003 do not work on my system,
and im 100% certain its NOT the nvidia driver that are to blame.

glxinfo and all the rest shows nvidia is working direct rendering=yes sever and client vendor=Nvidia corp. etc etc etc.. Driver are fine !

however both Ut2002 and doom3-bin segfault on initiating OpenGL

when i installed Gentoo, i followed the X86 book, knowing that 64bit requires 2 sets of binary's to be installed, (32bit and 64bit) so not to tempt fate, i went for a 32bit install.

i used the following make.conf
CFLAGS="-Os -mcpu=i686 -fomit-frame-pointer -pipe"
USE="-gnome -gtk -gtk2 qt kde alsa"
however, when running an strace on one of the binaries, i notciced enteries like

shouldnt that be stat32 for a 32bit based OS ???

my system.

Nvidia FX5700LE

HELP please
Old 01-10-2005, 11:50 PM   #2
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Possibly you can try a flag called multilib in your /etc/make.conf
That will build 32-bit couterparts for your libraries. That may allow you to run it, or not. If it is the libs it will be because of this.

emerge -pv --newuse world
(to view what's updated, and to install remove -pv)

Will updated your system, note that if you've changed use flags before, and haven't done this, you may have a heck of a lot of packages to update.

Don't know if this will help or not, but it's what I'd no next.

I think stat64() is simply the kernel interface for stat in a 64-bit enviroment, don't think it has anything to do with having a 32-bit binary. Not sure without looking at the sources though, and it's going to bed soon.


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