Pysol issue. freezes system

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Pysol issue. freezes system

Post by tadrane » Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:09 pm

Hope this is in the correct forum.

Recently loaded pysol, and when opening and starting the game, sometimes just seconds, other times a minute or so into it,
the laptop freezes.
Just asking to see what and where I can check to solve this. Had the games on an older, now dead, laptop, without issue.

System Info as follows..... Thank you for any help!!!!!!!!

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System:    Host: tom-Inspiron-15-3567 Kernel: 4.13.0-26-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0)
           Desktop: Cinnamon 3.4.6 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3) dm: lightdm Distro: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya
Machine:   System: Dell (portable) product: Inspiron 15-3567 Chassis: type: 9
           Mobo: Dell model: 04YVDP v: A00 Bios: Dell v: 01.07.00 date: 04/07/2017
CPU:       Dual core Intel Core i5-7200U (-HT-MCP-) cache: 3072 KB
           flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 10848
           clock speeds: min/max: 400/3100 MHz 1: 2700 MHz 2: 2700 MHz 3: 2700 MHz 4: 2700 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel Device 5916 bus-ID: 00:02.0 chip-ID: 8086:5916
           Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1366x768@60.00hz
           GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics 620 (Kaby Lake GT2)
           GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 17.2.4 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio:     Card Intel Device 9d71 driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1f.3 chip-ID: 8086:9d71
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.13.0-26-generic
Network:   Card-1: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter
           driver: ath9k bus-ID: 01:00.0 chip-ID: 168c:0036
           IF: wlp1s0 state: up mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Realtek RTL8101/2/6E PCI Express Fast/Gigabit Ethernet controller
           driver: r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI port: e000 bus-ID: 02:00.0 chip-ID: 10ec:8136
           IF: enp2s0 state: down mac: <filter>
           Card-3: Atheros usb-ID: 001-008 chip-ID: 0cf3:e005
           IF: null-if-id state: N/A speed: N/A duplex: N/A mac: N/A
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 2000.4GB (26.4% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: ST2000LM007 size: 2000.4GB serial: WDZ6VKRJ
Partition: ID-1: / size: 1.8T used: 484G (28%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda2
           ID-2: swap-1 size: 8.45GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda3
RAID:      System: supported: N/A
           No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
           Unused Devices: none
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 39.0C mobo: N/A
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Repos:     Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/nilarimogard-webupd8-xenial.list
           deb http: // xenial main
           deb-src http: // xenial main
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list
           deb http: // sonya main upstream import backport
           deb http: // xenial main restricted universe multiverse
           deb http: // xenial-updates main restricted universe multiverse
           deb http: // xenial-backports main restricted universe multiverse
           deb http: // xenial-security main restricted universe multiverse
           deb http: // xenial partner
Info:      Processes: 198 Uptime: 41 min Memory: 1151.9/7846.6MB
           Init: systemd v: 229 runlevel: 5 default: 2 Gcc sys: 5.4.0
Client: Unknown python2.7 client inxi: 2.2.35

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Re: Pysol issue. freezes system

Post by Hoser Rob » Thu Jan 25, 2018 8:38 am

I had a look here ... ... e/pysolfc/

... and here ...

... and it appears to be abandonware. The newest supported Ubuntu version says 13.10, which is about 5 years old, and the page with the dl link (I suspect it's a tarball, ugh) is dated 2012.

The truth is that Linux does not have backwards compatibility like Windows so I'm not surprised it's failing. I'd be looking for another program that IS supported.

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Re: Pysol issue. freezes system

Post by Jim Hauser » Thu Jan 25, 2018 11:02 pm

I have been using pysolfc found in the software manager. It runs fine with Mint KDE 18.3 and every version I have had going back to 17.

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