UT2004 on FreeBSD
jorn at wcborstel.nl
Fri Jan 28 12:31:27 PST 2005
On Fri, 28 Jan 2005 10:02:42 -0600, Josh Paetzel wrote
> On Friday 28 January 2005 05:25, Loren M. Lang wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 28, 2005 at 11:15:38AM +0100, Jorn Argelo wrote:
> > > On Thu, 27 Jan 2005 22:31:33 -0800, Loren M. Lang wrote
> > >
> > > > On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 08:50:19PM -0800, Loren M. Lang wrote:
> > > > > I know there were some people on the list asking about
> > > > > running Unreal Tournament 2004 on FreeBSD a while back.
> > > > > Mainly, the c++ libraries were what was missing in
> > > > > linux_base. Now that linux_base-rh9 is out, all the required
> > > > > libraries are easy to install. Also, x11/linux-XFree86-libs
> > > > > will be needed. I have UT2004 running in freebsd, but some
> > > > > of the images and player models don't show up and, while the
> > > > > mouse works in the menus, once I get in game, I can't do
> > > > > anything. Any ideas on how to fix this?
> > > >
> > > > It seems the keyboard doesn't work either once I'm in game
> > > > except for alt-enter when windows the screen from fullscreen.
> > > > It's like it's not able to access the keyboard or mouse using
> > > > what ever raw access it's trying to do, but they both work
> > > > elsewhere when it's just using the regular X protocol to access
> > > > them.
> > >
> > > I'm using linux_base-7.1, and I don't have linux-XFree86-libs
> > > installed either (Perhaps that's not required since I'm use
> > > x.org.) And UT2004 works just fine with me. Though the
> > > performance is somewhat worse then it was at Windows, but that's
> > > probably because of the Nvidia drivers. Of course, one should not
> > > expect too much from an GeForce 4 MX440 :)
> > When I was using linux_base-7 I had several linux programs missing
> > certain versions of libstdc++ libraries. The installed version was
> > something like libstdc++.so.3 and the program needed something like
> > libstdc++.so.9. Since I installed linux_base-rh-9, they now run,
> > though UT2004 has problems in-game. Before I upgraded linux_base,
> > it didn't even start. Also, linux-XFree86-libs isn't needed for
> > linux_base-7, there already part of it, but they seperated it out
> > for rh-9 I guess.
> > And UT2004 runs just fine in Linux with my GeForce4 MX440 and since
> > Doom 3 runs pretty good in both linux and freebsd with my geforce
> > 4, I'd say the nvidia drivers are probably pretty good.
> > > Jorn
> Where can I get the installer?
It's located on the CD or DVD. I have the DVD version, so it's on the first
DVD. I think the linux installer is located on the first CD as well.
> Josh Paetzel
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