Opened 18 years ago

Closed 17 years ago

Last modified 17 years ago

#2501 closed defect (fixed)

SYMBIAN: Simon2 during Intro

Reported by: SF/schlabo Owned by: anotherguest
Priority: low Component: Engine: AGOS
Version: Keywords:
Cc: Game: Simon the Sorcerer 2


When I try to cancel the intro, it always crashes after the company logo. If I leave it running, it crashes some time during the intro.

There is no error message, the sound just stops and the screen goes black - only the ScummVM-Keyboard-bar is still visible. The only thing I can do is to take out the battery as there is no other way of getting out or switching off the phone anymore. The scummvm.stderr.txt and scummvm.stdout.txt-files created by the 0.9CVS-versions are empty.

I tried it with no sound, mp3s and ogg. I tested it with v0.6, v0.8, 0.8.2 and the latest 0.9CVS. It's always the same. When I run the game from with ScummVM for Windows, it works fine...

I'm using a SonyEricsson P900 and the Simon the Sorcerer 2 DOS CD version.

Ticket imported from: #1435134. Ticket imported from: bugs/2501.

Change History (21)

comment:1 by SF/schlabo, 18 years ago

Summary: Game Crash during Intro (Symbian UIQ)SIMON2: Game Crash during Intro (Symbian UIQ)

comment:2 by fingolfin, 18 years ago

Owner: set to anotherguest

comment:3 by fingolfin, 18 years ago

What is the status of this item?

comment:4 by fingolfin, 18 years ago

Status: newpending

comment:5 by SF/sf-robot, 18 years ago

This Tracker item was closed automatically by the system. It was previously set to a Pending status, and the original submitter did not respond within 14 days (the time period specified by the administrator of this Tracker).

comment:6 by SF/sf-robot, 18 years ago

Status: pendingclosed

comment:7 by SF/schlabo, 18 years ago

Ok, didn't know that I had to reply here :)

Anyway, when your question was posted I tried it again using the latest CVS/SVN-build version and the situation is still the same - I was unable to get through to the game.

comment:8 by SF/schlabo, 18 years ago

Status: closednew

comment:9 by fingolfin, 18 years ago

Priority: normalhigh
Summary: SIMON2: Game Crash during Intro (Symbian UIQ)SYMBIAN: Simon2 during Intro

comment:10 by fingolfin, 18 years ago

Lars / Anotherguest, any ideas on this? Or should I try to email Jurgen 'SumthinWicked' Braam about this?

comment:11 by sev-, 18 years ago

Raising priority. This is a release-critical bug.

comment:12 by anotherguest, 18 years ago

When the screen just goes black its usually a race condition between two mutexes. I will see if I can find any cause of it.

comment:13 by anotherguest, 18 years ago

I ran the intro with the latest SVN code using the french cd rom version without any problems. I dont this bug has a occurance of 100% with all versions of Simon 2, so it might be have its priority degraded!? Running with a english version just gave opcode'0' unknown, but I think need a proper version of Simon 2 floppy version to know, since there are patched/cracked version out there which might not work 100%, and those should n't be supported anyway or?

comment:14 by sev-, 17 years ago

Priority: highlow

comment:15 by sev-, 17 years ago

ok, lowering the priority.

comment:16 by Kirben, 17 years ago

Component: Engine: AGIEngine: AGOS
Game: King's Quest 3Simon the Sorcerer 2

comment:17 by anotherguest, 17 years ago

Resolution: fixed

comment:18 by anotherguest, 17 years ago

I have been working with the SDL integration for Symbian OS, and it seems like the mutex and thread integration has n't been all in place, something that should be working now.

I have had some problems in the beginning, where I had problems with locking Simon2, but could n't understand why, but after reviewing SDL I found a possible reason for the lockup.

comment:19 by fingolfin, 17 years ago

So is this fixed now (and thus can be closed) ? Or are you waiting for confirmation by the submitted that the fix worked ? (In that case a new daily build might be a good idea ... :)

comment:20 by anotherguest, 17 years ago

And closing it.

comment:21 by anotherguest, 17 years ago

Status: newclosed
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