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Old 03-07-2005, 02:20 PM   #1
nathj72
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Angry doom3 probs


i am running mandrake 10.1 with kernel 2.10.3 and a nvidia graphics card. When i installed doom3 and tried to run it i got this at the end:


------- Initializing renderSystem --------
using ARB renderSystem
renderSystem initialized.
--------------------------------------
5151 strings read from strings/english.lang
Couldn't open journal files
execing editor.cfg
execing default.cfg
couldn't exec DoomConfig.cfg
couldn't exec autoexec.cfg
5151 strings read from strings/english.lang
----- Initializing Sound System ------
sound system initialized.
--------------------------------------
----- R_InitOpenGL -----
dlopen(libGL.so.1)
dlopen(libGL.so.1)
idRenderSystem::Shutdown()
Sys_Error: Unable to initialize OpenGL



i have googled around and i havent found anything that worked for me yet. this also seemed to b a common prob in gentoo. heres what was given to do for gentoo :

LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libGL.so.0.1 doom3
and/or
USE="nptl" emerge glibc

but for the first i got an error that that library couldnt be opened and for the second i dont have the command "merge".
thanx for ur help......i hope :P
 
Old 03-07-2005, 03:41 PM   #2
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