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bejiitas_wrath's Journal: Zdoom Compilation.

Journal by bejiitas_wrath

I have managed to compile Zdoom. I deleted the whole directory & started from scratch, and applied the patch and I managed to get it working.

I must have made some error with the source code but I have got it to compile perfectly, and the sound works using ALSA as well on my system, but I have set it up with the OSS sound output, as it runs a little faster with this option enabled. I have got it to work with ALSA as I said, but the performance of the sound is a bit hit & miss.

But I am very happy with the performance, running on a Pentium ][ 450 MMX 192MB, and 2MB video. I also love how the Nautilus file browser shows thumbnail image previews of the save games as well, this really will help when you have a few of them and you cannot decide which one you want to load!

I am happy to package up a binary distribution for those who want it, but not everyone runs Mandrake and it maynot work on a Debian machine. I do not know that much about the different library files on different distro's but I doubt it would work as well. I just thought Randy might appreciate a report of how well I got it to run with my hardware.

My Processor. Not too fast, I know but it is a fast reliable server!

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processor : 0
vendor_id : GenuineIntel
cpu family : 6
model : 5
model name : Pentium II (Deschutes)
stepping : 2
cpu MHz : 347.715
cache size : 512 KB
fdiv_bug : no
hlt_bug : no
f00f_bug : no
coma_bug : no
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 2
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 mmx fxsr
bogomips : 686.08

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My Sound System.

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Sound Driver:3.8.1a-980706 (ALSA v1.0.2c emulation code)
Kernel: Linux Goatse 2.6.3-4mdk #1 Tue Mar 2 07:26:13 CET 2004 i686
Config options: 0

Installed drivers:
Type 10: ALSA emulation

Card config:
Ensoniq AudioPCI ENS1370 at 0xdc80, irq 9

Audio devices:
0: ES1370 DAC2/ADC (DUPLEX)

Synth devices: NOT ENABLED IN CONFIG

Midi devices:
0: ES1370

Timers:
7: system timer

Mixers:
0: Asahi Kasei AK4531

OS: Mandrake Linux 10.0 'Community.'

Compiler:

kugai@Goatse-23:14:33-$ gcc -v
Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i586-mandrake-linux-gnu/3.3.2/specs
Configured with: ../configure --prefix=/usr --libdir=/usr/lib --with-slibdir=/lib --mandir=/usr/share/man --infodir=/usr/share/info --enable-shared --enable-threads=posix --disable-checking --enable-long-long --enable-__cxa_atexit --enable-clocale=gnu --enable-languages=c,c++,ada,f77,objc,java,pascal --host=i586-mandrake-linux-gnu --with-system-zlib
Thread model: posix
gcc version 3.3.2 (Mandrake Linux 10.0 3.3.2-6mdk)

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