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Nov 19 2001, 12:58
OFP crashes every time i want to save... it even happens sometimes when i reach a "save point"
any idea ? BTW, i dit not install OFP in the ol'good Program Files folder.
Nov 19 2001, 13:16
just to let you know we'll need a lot more info then that
Nov 19 2001, 13:22
my OFP is updated with the 1.3 patch
i run Win98 SE, 256Mb, PIII 500, ABIT BE6II
installed on a IBM latest 40Go disk (GX..something)
Video board is a Leadtek GF3 Ti 200
Nov 19 2001, 13:43
how much HD space, and how much is free?
Did this happen before 1.30?
have you played any Campain missions from 1.1/1.2x in 1.30 it may have conflicted and you'll have to delete those missions manually in the not sure what the folder is as I'm not at home, some one will post what it is
(Edited by RN Malboeuf at 12:34 pm on Nov. 19, 2001)
Nov 19 2001, 13:59
HD space is about 20Go :-) hope it's enough
I started my campaign in 1.20 and continue in 1.30
but the current mission (alone in the hood) was started after 1.30 upgrade
i also had such crashes with the 1.20 version, thought 1.30 would solve the problem :-( 'cause that makes the missions more difficult to complete
Nov 19 2001, 14:20
You need to increase the size of your swap file to be at least twice the amount of RAM you have. For example, if you have 256 megs of RAM, the swap file should be at least 512 mb. This means that you need to use a fixed-size swap file. I won't explain this, so you'll have to ask a friend if you don't know how to do.
I've had the same problem myself, and the OFP FAQ says that saving requires large amounts of memory.
Nov 19 2001, 15:02
Thanks for your tip
hope this will help me completing my mission
Nov 19 2001, 15:09
I love your movies.
Nov 19 2001, 15:14
I guess you mean Emmanuelle...(female of Emmanuel)
i do aswell ;-)
unfortunately, never got a coin even with my name on the screen ... god, where is my lawyer
Nov 19 2001, 15:36
regarless of memory your swap file can be set at 0 min and 1000 max
also you may have a 20 gig HD but how much is left on it
also you will have to SCRAP all your camapain missions
they should not even work and should have forced you to retart the campain
(Edited by RN Malboeuf at 1:56 pm on Nov. 19, 2001)
Nov 19 2001, 16:02
I meant 20 Go space left, sorry
why do you say i'll have to scrap the missions ?? i have to start it all over ??!! what the ####...
Do you mean 1.30 install means to restart from the beginning http://www.flashpoint1985.com/ikonboard3/non-cgi/emoticons/confused.gif
Nov 19 2001, 16:28
Of course you don't have to restart all over. I had the same problem, too and it is related to the SWAP file. It happened to me when I had less than 600MB left on my disk. Maybe you could try and increase the Virtual Memory? (Try F1-button for help to do this) Well, it seems like a memory problem anyway.
Nov 19 2001, 16:59
the</a> new version has different weapons, it modifies serveral missions and it should by its self erase the campaine mission, they are no longer compatible
(Edited by RN Malboeuf at 2:09 pm on Nov. 19, 2001)
Nov 20 2001, 07:48
It rocks and roll...
the swap memory set to 800Mb is enough for me... so far.
Thanks for your help
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