Can't run on a PowerBook G3

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Can't run on a PowerBook G3

Postby kirincho » Wed Nov 19, 2008 2:23 am

Hi, I download the demo version to try it on my Mac
but will not start ... in a console and CrashReport
give me the following report:

Host Name: Ordenador-de-Klaus
Date/Time: 2008-11-18 15:58:37.869 -0500
OS Version: 10.4.11 (Build 8S165)
Report Version: 4

Command: Uplink
Path: /Users/Eddem/Documents/UpLink/
Parent: WindowServer [54]

Version: ??? (1.6.0)

PID: 169
Thread: Unknown

Link (dyld) error:

incompatible cpu-subtype

My machine is a Powerbook G3 333Mhz, 384 mb of
memory with Tiger 10.4.11 ':twisted:'

Please help to be able to play this classic of

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Postby Rkiver » Wed Nov 19, 2008 4:19 am

I'd suggest going to the Ambrosia forums with an issue such as this rather then asking on here.

Ambrosia did the port to the Mac and have more experience with the hardware and software issues that occur then the regulars on here. Mainly because we are PC users for the most part.

However a read-over makes me wonder why the CPU subtype issue. If it's the Mac version it should work with the old PPC chipset, unless of course it's been redone for the newer intel based macs only.
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Postby mr_anonymous » Wed Nov 19, 2008 7:50 pm

The version of Uplink that the debug log says you are using is 1.6.0. The most recent version is 1.6.1, which can be downloaded from Ambrosia Software's website. Before doing anything else, I would update your install of Uplink, as I am pretty sure that there were some PPC issues that were ironed out in the latest release.

If that does not fix the problem, you should report your problems on the Ambrosia forums, rather than here.

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