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CLOSED  Bug report #159  -  Game won't even start on Linux
Posted Jul 21, 2006 - updated Jan 28, 2013
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Issue description
Item 159 imported from sourceforge.net tracker on 2013-01-28 18:11:52

When I try starting UFO:AI on Linux (Debian unstable, kernel 2.6.16), I just get "Killed" imediately in the terminal.

I've got ufoai installed in /usr/local/games/ufoai and the executable I call is /usr/local/bin/ufoai, which is a symlink to /usr/local/games/ufoai/ufo

I'm not sure what info will be useful, so feel free to request some from me (madsen(at)lillesvin(dot)net).

$ strace ufoai execve("/usr/local/bin/ufoai", "ufoai", [/* 27 vars
  • /]) = -1 ENOMEM (Cannot allocate memory)
+++ killed by SIGKILL +++ Process 15854 detached

$ free
             total       used       free     shared   
buffers cached Mem: 256504 252672 3832 0
   2816     110728
-/+ buffers/cache: 139128 117376 Swap: 249472 127664 121808

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bandobraz (2006-07-24 00:50:12)  ⇑ top
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Does 2.0-RC3 work for anybody on Linux? Could to compiler yourself on your machine and then run?
bandobraz (2006-07-24 00:50:49)  ⇑ top
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I mean, could you try to compile it yourself on your machine and then run?
bandobraz (2006-08-28 21:19:08)  ⇑ top
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Please reopen if this is not fixed in RC4.
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