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Oi there... I managed to setup Quake3 from the RPM.. Installed the Nvidia drivers to get 3D Acc. to work and I followed the instructions on ALSA Wiki to get ...
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- 06-20-2005 #1
Quake 3 Audio/Video Freezes
I managed to setup Quake3 from the RPM.. Installed the Nvidia drivers to get 3D Acc. to work and I followed the instructions on ALSA Wiki to get sound to work by throwing in...
echo "quake3.x86 0 0 direct" > /proc/asound/card0/pcm0p/oss echo "quake3.x86 0 0 disable" > /proc/asound/card0/pcm0c/oss
Funny thing is that if I play the Introduction Level the sound/video works no problems.. But at Tier 1 or in the Multiplayer Arenas... The level loads.. it says 'Wraith entered the game' and then the audio and video freezes...
Am I missing something? I thought maybe I dont have the right .pak files or something.. I re-copied the .pak files from my windows install.. I tried uninstalling the RPM and reinstalling using the .run file from ID Software but the problem persists.. what could be causing this???
- 06-21-2005 #2
Re: Quake 3 Audio/Video Freezes
One more observation to add... If I run Quake 3 without typing the..
Originally Posted by wraith
dunno if that info helps.
- 06-21-2005 #3
Do you have an AC'97 sound card? I've had issues with those before using Id Software games...
- 06-21-2005 #4
I do believe that its a AC97 card (thats what suse shows it as). I have a MSI MBoard with on board sound. AMD Processor.. Ill be able to post the exact specs when I get home..
I did read your earlier posts on 'Id Games and AC97 integrated audio' which is how I found the ALSA Wiki.. But I was quite lost on the OSS Emulation and killing artsd...
- 06-21-2005 #5
I really wish I could be more help, but as you may have noticed in that previous thread, I didn't really have much luck with the AC'97 integrated sound, so I ended up just using an old C-Media 8738 that I bought a while back. I'll look around again though.
- 06-22-2005 #6
Did a lil more reading on your old post and read up abt artsdsp.. Previously when I tried artsdsp i always got:
artsdsp -m quake3 artsdsp works only for binaries
artsdsp -m quake3.x86
Moral of the story: Read Error Messages MORE CAREFULLY
iM FraGGiN BuTT!!
- 06-22-2005 #7
Well, congratulations. I may have to try that out on my system too.
- 07-12-2005 #8
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Hi, i have the same problem with Q3 freezing with sound. I tried artsdsp -m but it cause a big delay in sound. Any ideas how to really fix sound in Q3?
By the way, ET works perfectly fine even though it uses Q3 engine.