Re: quake help...

Nicholas Alexander Bastin (nbastin@bgnet.bgsu.edu)
Thu, 7 Nov 1996 06:59:13 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 7 Nov 1996, Linus Torvalds wrote:

>
>
> On Thu, 7 Nov 1996, Nicholas Alexander Bastin wrote:
> >
> > I'm having difficulty trying to run quake on my UDB. I execute the
> > necessary steps and get the necessary files to make it work, and then,
> > when I launch /usr/quake/alpha-EXP-xquake, the following is dumped to the
> > screen:
> >
> > Added packfile ./id1/pak0.pak (339 files)
> > FindFile: can't find gfx/pop.lmp
> > Playing shareware version.
> > PackFile: ./id1/pak0.pak : gfx.wad
> > Console initialized.
> > Segmentation fault (core dumped)
> >
> > After which it proceeds, as it stated, to dump core and drop me back at
> > the command prompt...any idea what I'm doing wrong here?
>
> This looks like the quake bug that happens if quake cannot look up your local
> host address. Make sure your host lookup is ok, and especially your
> /etc/nsswitch.conf file is ok (it should generally start off with something
> like
>

hmm...I don't appear to have a file at /etc/nsswitch.conf...is this a bad
thing? the network seems to set up ok...

Nick Bastin

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