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I think that there is a lot of people that would like to get battlefield 1942 to work but dont know how (like me) so if there is anybody who ...
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- 07-08-2006 #1
Getting Battlefield to work.
- 07-08-2006 #2
i play call of duty just fine on my suse machine, using wine.
never tried battlefield on linux though, but why not give it a try anyway?
ps: one thing to bear in mind -> emulators (like cedega and wine) dont get along well with punkbuster, so sometimes you get pb_kicked for no reason.All Empires rise and fall. The Microsoft Empire has already risen, only one way to go now...
- 07-08-2006 #3
well Aparently it is very difficult to get battlefield to work at all but i hear that some people have done it.
- 07-09-2006 #4
well, start by emulating the installation program on the cd, and go from there
for example, if you have wine installed, open a terminal and type:
the drive name is normaly "cdrom" or "dvd". just open either of them first and see which has the files.
note that setup.exe may be called something else in battlefield's case, so just find the launcher that would normaly start the installation in windowsAll Empires rise and fall. The Microsoft Empire has already risen, only one way to go now...
- 07-09-2006 #5
I did what you said but i get this error when i try to run setup
wine client error:1a: get_apc_request: bad type 1075891776
I can run autorun.exe fine but i get the same error when i select it to install.
- 07-09-2006 #6
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you need cedega
- 07-09-2006 #7
- 07-09-2006 #8
Well i'd like to use cedega but I personally dont have a creditcard and dont fell so hot about 5 bucks a month.
- 07-09-2006 #9
well, how about giving us an error copy/paste from wine. maybe it can be solvedAll Empires rise and fall. The Microsoft Empire has already risen, only one way to go now...
- 07-09-2006 #10