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CARBONFREEZE
02-02-2004, 02:08 AM
http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums?a=tpc&s=400102&f=49310655&m=257101181

Russian aircraft require skill to fly.
German aircraft require ten times that skill, and one hundred times the patience!

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CARBONFREEZE
02-02-2004, 02:08 AM
http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums?a=tpc&s=400102&f=49310655&m=257101181

Russian aircraft require skill to fly.
German aircraft require ten times that skill, and one hundred times the patience!

WUAF_CO_CRBNFRZ on HyperLobby

LEXX_Luthor
02-02-2004, 05:38 AM
Ho Ho this is interesting. Expect any performance hit? Nothing that can't be cured by a new cpu?



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AaronGT
02-02-2004, 08:35 AM
I can get FB to install using Suse 9.0,
and Winerack (i.e. latest WineX binaries).

It won't play as yet. I am presuming this
is an interaction with the copy protection
on the second CD and/or the way I installed
it and/or configs.

Also the setup application crashes if I try
to modify any settings.

Trying to run from a windows install also
fails.

So some investigation in WineX and IL2
configs to look at.

drapis
02-02-2004, 02:03 PM
perhaps the No-CD patch could help, if the problem really is the copy protection

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Aaron_GT
02-04-2004, 07:31 AM
Could do - but No CD patches are naughty!

I don't think it quite understands where I
installed it from as I had to use some cunning
tricks to cope with 2 CDs.

Anyway, I still need to keep windows for
my USB audio recording system, even if I could
get everything else to run under wine or winex
or cross office.

Willey
02-04-2004, 08:29 AM
This would be much more important for the Dedicated....

Aaron_GT
02-04-2004, 10:16 AM
I never got round to downloading the dedicated
server so I haven't tried it. If I can get
the ordinary version working under Linux I'll
see if the dedicated server can be made to work,
and actually host sessions. The last part, in
combination with hyperlobby, may be an epic in
itself. Start simple...

JG77Hawk_9
02-05-2004, 07:21 PM
I thought there already was a dedicated server version for Linux available for FB?

Also what's wrong with using the No-CD patch if you have legitimately bought the software? The idea of having to run a CD every time I want to fly is absurd and I think the concept of CD Protection is futile as a form of Software Security.

mllaneza
02-05-2004, 10:12 PM
I'm with Hawk on this one. I have the No-CD patch installed and I can see both my IL-2 and FB jewelboxes from where I sit.And they're gonna stay right where they are until I need to reinstall.

Any company that insists on the CD being in the drive during play should offer a free media replacement policy - and by 'free' I mean no shipping & handling fees either. Free. And maybe a return mailer for the damaged disc if they insist.

Copyright law (USC 117) specifically allows for archival copies "as necessary" and for the creation of "incidental' copies (like loading it into RAM -seriously, it's an issue) also "as necessary for the normal operation of the program". Not much the publishers can do about it.

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CARBONFREEZE
02-06-2004, 03:24 AM
1) As far as I know, the rts.dll replacement is distributed to people that have lost their CDs due to self destruction (see fast RPM CDROM+Crappy media).

I lost my play CD (disc 2) due to self destruction in my CDROM and UBI refused to replace it.

Russian aircraft require skill to fly.
German aircraft require ten times that skill, and one hundred times the patience!

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Huxley_S
02-06-2004, 08:14 AM
Is there a "no CD" patch? I take it this is an unofficial patch?

Personally I can't stand having to fish out a CDRom everytime I want to play a game. Fortunately at the moment FB is permanently in the CDRom drive.

However, I think it is no coincidence that games which "officially" allow you to play without the install CD like Unreal Tournament, Half-Life, Counter Strike are the most popular games.

Now that FB has been out for a while I think it would be a gesture of goodwill and also astute marketing to provide an official "no CD" patch for IL2/FB.