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Old 06-12-2005, 11:27 PM   #1
anp66
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Question Transgaming, Point2Play: CD/DVD don't work


I've thing I've got at CD/DVD problem.
Just installed the new version of Point2play, but I've can't install anything.
The system test from Point2Play are all palssed OK.
I've tray the debug option --all, but I've don't get the expected log file, not a single line.

When I've tray to installa a game (SimCity 4) I've can browse the CD and select setup.exe, but then nothing !!. No light on the CD, nothing.
I've trayed to mount and umount myself, I've tray to mount/unmount from p2p but nothing helps.

Here is the CD/DVD line from the fstab file:
/dev/hdc /mnt/cdrom auto umask=0,user,iocharset=iso8859-1,sync,codepage=850,noauto,ro,exec,users 0 0

Can someone tell me where to look ?


I've attatched the P2P profile for your information.

Best regards
Anders

$ more .point2playrc
[transgaming]
gamedir=/usr/local/games/transgaming/
username=XXXXXXXX
password=Z2k5azBrc3U=
wizard_version_last_run=2.0.1
proxy_password=
oss_radio=1
winexversion=default
debugmsg=+opengl
working_directory=
proxy_host=
bigexe=0
proxy_port=3128
doscwd=
alsa_radio=0
proxy_check=0
cmdline=
renice_wineserver=0
proxy_username=
accept_license=1
pthreads_forced=auto
cdrom_eject_monitoring=0
autowmiconsync=0


[winex]
default=4.3.2
<401f>4.3.2=/home/ape/.point2play/.winex_ver/winex-4.3.2

[languages]

[system]
videocard_manufacturer=NVIDIA Corporation
videocard_type=GeForce4 MX 440-SE/AGP/SSE/3DNOW!
kernel=2.6.8.1-12mdk
agp_aperture_size=112
soundcard_driver=OSS
distro=Mandrakelinux release 10.1 (Official) for i586
memory=256
soundcard=Creative Labs SB Live! EMU10k1 (rev 07)
videocard_driver_version=1.5.3 NVIDIA 71.74
cpu_ghz=1.36
videocard_ram=
x_version=
cpu=AMD Athlon(tm) XP 1500+

[profiles]
profile0=install_config=
profile1=cedega_4.3.2=
 
Old 06-13-2005, 05:23 AM   #2
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Your setup looks ok (I can not be the judge of that because I have not yet used Cedega) but the kernel version 2.6.8 has a problem with CD/DVD drive permission problems. You will not be able to write to any CD or DVD discs with this kernel version. It is said the kernel developers has fixed the problem. Kernel version >=2.6.11 should be used. Just download the full source code from kernel.org and decompress it to /usr/src as su or root. Run make oldconfig in the directory where you docompress to (probably it will be /usr/src/linux-2.6.11). This will transfer the settings from the old kernel to the new one. Next type make menuconfig to check the settings. If you think you are ready, do make && make modules_install. After it is done compiling, copy bzImage from /usr/src/linux-2.6.11/arch/i386/boot to /boot, but do not overwrite the main bzImage that is in the /boot directory. Also you will need to use mkinitrd to make a ramdisk file. Make sure have the directory /initrd listed on your root directory /. Then add an entry in your bootloader. If you are using LILO edit /etc/lilo.conf and when done editing type /sbin/lilo. If you are using GRUB, edit /boot/grub/menu.lst. No, you do not need to re-install GRUB. You can use Mandrake Control Center to help you do this.

You will have to re-compile ALSA and nVidia driver to make them work for the new kernel. Use the nv driver if you want to use GUI to get the ALSA software.
 
Old 06-14-2005, 06:52 AM   #3
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Thanks for your time !

I'am a little futher. I've trayed to launch from the terminal window and get this:

ape@x1-6-00-00-e8-9e-d0-8a ape]$ Point2Play
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib/transgaming_point2play/Point2Play_gui.py", line 1443, in install_menu_cb
retval = self.Point2Play.winex( 1, game, install, None, self.Point2Play.gamedir + game + "/" + "games.ini.new", winexver_touse, ( dos_cwd, big_exe, pthreads_option ), ModifiedInstallConfigs=custom_installer_config, debug_channel=debug_channel, output_file=output_file, output_console=output_console, run_in_gdb=run_in_gdb, MonitorCdromEject=cd_eject_monitoring )
File "/usr/lib/transgaming_point2play/Point2Play.py", line 1092, in winex
self.copy_profile_to_config(exe, game)
File "/usr/lib/transgaming_point2play/Point2Play.py", line 1723, in copy_profile_to_config
shutil.copyfile(profile_to_copy, dest_config_file)
File "/usr/lib/transgaming_point2play/lib/python2.3/shutil.py", line 38, in copyfile
fdst = open(dst, 'wb')
IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/home/ape/.point2play/SimCity 4/config'

I've thing the problem is my changed in the .point2playrc
[ape@x1-6-00-00-e8-9e-d0-8a ape]$ more .point2playrc
[transgaming]
gamedir=/usr/local/games/transgaming/

Can I've in someway make a symbolic link ?
If Yes, How

Can I've copy files in a "smart" way ?

The problem is that I've haven't the space needed in the /home filesystem.

Best regards
Anders
 
Old 06-20-2005, 11:46 PM   #4
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Smile Problem Solved

Here is what I did.

Change gamedir in .point2playrc
[ape]$ more .point2playrc
[transgaming]
gamedir=/usr/local/games/transgaming/

Start Point2Play from a termianl
Start install a game (SimCity 4)
Wait for crasch/loop
(IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/home/ape/.point2play/SimCity 4/config')
Stop Point2Play

Make symbolic link:
cd /usr/local/games/transgaming/SimCity\ 4/
ln -s /usr/local/games/transgaming/SimCity\ 4/ /home/ape/.point2play

Start Point2Play
Start install the game again

Now everything works. The game are installed in /usr/local/games/transgaming/SimCity\ 4/
 
  


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