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Discussion in 'Release 60 Feedback' started by Barugon, Nov 15, 2018.

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    Do we have Vulkan support for Linux this release?
     
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    I have done some tests, and talked about it with Undone. Vulkan is enabled for the Linux builds.
    Unity just crashes while booting up SotA with vulkan, nothing they can do there about it. At least it is not on the priority list for now.
    More dependent on Unity for this issue :(
     
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    What's the command line option for it?
     
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    -force-vulkan
     
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    Thanks. I expect it'll crash but I'm going to try it anyway.
     
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    You can better skip the launcher, just execute the Shroud binary with -force-vulkan, then you see at least that you are running in VK mode.
     
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    in the launcher options you can enter arguments
     
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    Yes you can, but then it will crash before even starting the game client. If you start the game client skipping the launcher with vulkan. You will at least see that SotA starts up and runs with VK:FPS.
    Tho it will also crash, but at least you can see it has been started with vulkan hehe.
     
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    The launcher should make a sota_log.txt or something of the sort that will have the same information =) But yes, you can always start the client with "-logFile" (with no parameter) and it will dump the logs right to the console.
     
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    True, what I meant was that with the nvidia drivers you will see what you are running on your screen as a overlay (GL:FPS, VK:FPS). But yes the logs should also let you know what you are running.
     
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