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[Fixed, needs testing] Dying Light refuses to launch
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skyrrd May 30, 2017
Like already written in the comments of recent Dying Light news i'm unable to launch the game no matter what.

About my setup:

i5 4690S
r9 290
16gb ram
games on seperate ext4 partition

I'm running Gentoo 64bit with 4.11 kernel and amdgpu kernel module.
Mesa, LLVM and LibDRM are all -9999 (git/dev versions)
I have installed Steam via overlay and already run esteam to install dependencies.
I don't have this issue with other games.

What happens:

When launching the game with "MESA_GL_VERSION_OVERRIDE=4.5 MESA_GLSL_VERSION_OVERRIDE=450 %command%" from steam there is a short flash of a corrupted windows (approx. the size of graphics driver waring without override or the logo) then nothing happens, but Dying Light is still listed as running.

terminal output:

Game update: AppID 239140 "Dying Light", ProcID 6146, IP
>>> Adding process 6146 for game ID 239140
ERROR: object '/home/tom/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32): ignored.
ERROR: object '/home/tom/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32): ignored.
>>> Adding process 6148 for game ID 239140
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(gameoverlayui)/version(20170425224519)
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(gameoverlayui)/version(1.0)
Setting breakpad minidump AppID = 239140
Steam_SetMinidumpSteamID:  Caching Steam ID:  76561198059609792 [API loaded no]
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(gameoverlayui)/version(1.0)
Fontconfig error: "/etc/fonts/conf.d/10-scale-bitmap-fonts.conf", line 70: non-double matrix element
Fontconfig error: "/etc/fonts/conf.d/10-scale-bitmap-fonts.conf", line 70: non-double matrix element
Fontconfig warning: "/etc/fonts/conf.d/10-scale-bitmap-fonts.conf", line 78: saw unknown, expected number
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(gameoverlayui)/version(1.0)
Setting breakpad minidump AppID = 769
Steam_SetMinidumpSteamID:  Caching Steam ID:  76561198059609792 [API loaded no]
[0530/] Widevine registration is not supported after context initialization
Generating new string page texture 170: 16x256, total string texture memory is 2,94 MB
Generating new string page texture 171: 512x256, total string texture memory is 3,47 MB

crash log:

{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] > [OpenGL] Extensions = 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                   GL_AMD_conservative_depth                   GL_AMD_draw_buffers_blend                  GL_AMD_performance_monitor                        GL_AMD_pinned_memory 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |         GL_AMD_seamless_cubemap_per_texture                GL_AMD_shader_stencil_export                GL_AMD_shader_trinary_minmax                  GL_AMD_vertex_shader_layer 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |         GL_AMD_vertex_shader_viewport_index           GL_ANGLE_texture_compression_dxt3           GL_ANGLE_texture_compression_dxt5                    GL_ARB_ES2_compatibility 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                  GL_ARB_ES3_1_compatibility                  GL_ARB_ES3_2_compatibility                    GL_ARB_ES3_compatibility                     GL_ARB_arrays_of_arrays 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                        GL_ARB_base_instance                  GL_ARB_blend_func_extended                       GL_ARB_buffer_storage                  GL_ARB_clear_buffer_object 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                        GL_ARB_clear_texture                         GL_ARB_clip_control                   GL_ARB_color_buffer_float     GL_ARB_compressed_texture_pixel_storage 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                       GL_ARB_compute_shader          GL_ARB_compute_variable_group_size          GL_ARB_conditional_render_inverted                   GL_ARB_conservative_depth 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                          GL_ARB_copy_buffer                           GL_ARB_copy_image                        GL_ARB_cull_distance                         GL_ARB_debug_output 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                   GL_ARB_depth_buffer_float                          GL_ARB_depth_clamp                   GL_ARB_derivative_control                  GL_ARB_direct_state_access 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                         GL_ARB_draw_buffers                   GL_ARB_draw_buffers_blend            GL_ARB_draw_elements_base_vertex                        GL_ARB_draw_indirect 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                       GL_ARB_draw_instanced                     GL_ARB_enhanced_layouts             GL_ARB_explicit_attrib_location            GL_ARB_explicit_uniform_location 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |           GL_ARB_fragment_coord_conventions              GL_ARB_fragment_layer_viewport                      GL_ARB_fragment_shader           GL_ARB_framebuffer_no_attachments 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                   GL_ARB_framebuffer_object                     GL_ARB_framebuffer_sRGB                   GL_ARB_get_program_binary                GL_ARB_get_texture_sub_image 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                          GL_ARB_gpu_shader5                      GL_ARB_gpu_shader_fp64                     GL_ARB_gpu_shader_int64                     GL_ARB_half_float_pixel 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                    GL_ARB_half_float_vertex                  GL_ARB_indirect_parameters                     GL_ARB_instanced_arrays                 GL_ARB_internalformat_query 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                GL_ARB_internalformat_query2                   GL_ARB_invalidate_subdata                 GL_ARB_map_buffer_alignment                     GL_ARB_map_buffer_range 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                           GL_ARB_multi_bind                  GL_ARB_multi_draw_indirect                     GL_ARB_occlusion_query2            GL_ARB_pipeline_statistics_query 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                  GL_ARB_pixel_buffer_object                         GL_ARB_point_sprite              GL_ARB_program_interface_query                     GL_ARB_provoking_vertex 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                  GL_ARB_query_buffer_object        GL_ARB_robust_buffer_access_behavior                           GL_ARB_robustness                       GL_ARB_sample_shading 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                      GL_ARB_sampler_objects                    GL_ARB_seamless_cube_map         GL_ARB_seamless_cubemap_per_texture              GL_ARB_separate_shader_objects 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |            GL_ARB_shader_atomic_counter_ops               GL_ARB_shader_atomic_counters                        GL_ARB_shader_ballot                  GL_ARB_shader_bit_encoding 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                         GL_ARB_shader_clock               GL_ARB_shader_draw_parameters                    GL_ARB_shader_group_vote              GL_ARB_shader_image_load_store 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                    GL_ARB_shader_image_size                       GL_ARB_shader_objects                     GL_ARB_shader_precision                GL_ARB_shader_stencil_export 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |         GL_ARB_shader_storage_buffer_object                    GL_ARB_shader_subroutine         GL_ARB_shader_texture_image_samples                   GL_ARB_shader_texture_lod 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |          GL_ARB_shader_viewport_layer_array             GL_ARB_shading_language_420pack             GL_ARB_shading_language_packing                    GL_ARB_stencil_texturing 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                                 GL_ARB_sync                  GL_ARB_tessellation_shader                      GL_ARB_texture_barrier                GL_ARB_texture_buffer_object 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |          GL_ARB_texture_buffer_object_rgb32                 GL_ARB_texture_buffer_range             GL_ARB_texture_compression_bptc             GL_ARB_texture_compression_rgtc 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |               GL_ARB_texture_cube_map_array                        GL_ARB_texture_float                       GL_ARB_texture_gather         GL_ARB_texture_mirror_clamp_to_edge 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                  GL_ARB_texture_multisample             GL_ARB_texture_non_power_of_two                 GL_ARB_texture_query_levels                    GL_ARB_texture_query_lod 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                    GL_ARB_texture_rectangle                           GL_ARB_texture_rg                   GL_ARB_texture_rgb10_a2ui                     GL_ARB_texture_stencil8 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                      GL_ARB_texture_storage          GL_ARB_texture_storage_multisample                      GL_ARB_texture_swizzle                         GL_ARB_texture_view 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                          GL_ARB_timer_query                  GL_ARB_transform_feedback2                  GL_ARB_transform_feedback3         GL_ARB_transform_feedback_instanced 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                GL_ARB_uniform_buffer_object                    GL_ARB_vertex_array_bgra                  GL_ARB_vertex_array_object                  GL_ARB_vertex_attrib_64bit 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                GL_ARB_vertex_attrib_binding                        GL_ARB_vertex_shader          GL_ARB_vertex_type_10f_11f_11f_rev           GL_ARB_vertex_type_2_10_10_10_rev 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                       GL_ARB_viewport_array              GL_ATI_blend_equation_separate                              GL_ATI_meminfo                        GL_ATI_texture_float 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                  GL_ATI_texture_mirror_once                                 GL_EXT_abgr              GL_EXT_blend_equation_separate                    GL_EXT_depth_bounds_test 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                        GL_EXT_draw_buffers2                       GL_EXT_draw_instanced                     GL_EXT_framebuffer_blit              GL_EXT_framebuffer_multisample 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |  GL_EXT_framebuffer_multisample_blit_scaled                     GL_EXT_framebuffer_sRGB                 GL_EXT_packed_depth_stencil                         GL_EXT_packed_float 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                  GL_EXT_pixel_buffer_object                 GL_EXT_polygon_offset_clamp                     GL_EXT_provoking_vertex                   GL_EXT_shader_integer_mix 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                        GL_EXT_texture_array             GL_EXT_texture_compression_dxt1             GL_EXT_texture_compression_rgtc             GL_EXT_texture_compression_s3tc 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |           GL_EXT_texture_filter_anisotropic                      GL_EXT_texture_integer                 GL_EXT_texture_mirror_clamp                         GL_EXT_texture_sRGB 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                  GL_EXT_texture_sRGB_decode              GL_EXT_texture_shared_exponent                        GL_EXT_texture_snorm                      GL_EXT_texture_swizzle 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                          GL_EXT_timer_query                   GL_EXT_transform_feedback                    GL_EXT_vertex_array_bgra                GL_IBM_multimode_draw_arrays 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                GL_KHR_context_flush_control                                GL_KHR_debug                             GL_KHR_no_error        GL_KHR_robust_buffer_access_behavior 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                           GL_KHR_robustness                         GL_MESA_pack_invert            GL_MESA_shader_integer_functions                 GL_MESA_texture_signed_rgba 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                      GL_NVX_gpu_memory_info                    GL_NV_conditional_render                           GL_NV_depth_clamp                  GL_NV_packed_depth_stencil 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] |                       GL_NV_texture_barrier                         GL_NV_vdpau_interop                            GL_OES_EGL_image                                  GL_S3_s3tc 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] | 
{23:16:17.507} INFO: [INFO] > [OpenGL] MajorVersionDetected=4 MinorVersionDetected=5
{23:16:17.508} INFO: [INFO] > [OpenGL] Extension ARB_debug_output is supported
{23:16:17.508} INFO: [INFO] > [OpenGL] Extension ARB_blend_func_extended is supported
{23:16:17.508} INFO: [INFO] > [OpenGL] Video memory detected: 0 [MB]!
{23:16:17.513} INFO: [INFO] > Caught signal 11 (Segmentation fault).
{23:16:17.514} INFO: [INFO] > /lib64/ [0x7fa5074b4180]
{23:16:17.514} INFO: [INFO] | /lib64/ [0x7fa50ee4f5e0]
{23:16:17.514} INFO: [INFO] | /usr/lib64/dri/ [0x7fa4fbdf6070]
{23:16:17.514} INFO: [INFO] | /usr/lib64/dri/ [0x7fa4fbdf60d8]
{23:16:17.514} INFO: [INFO] | /lib64/ [0x7fa5074b6a88]
{23:16:17.514} INFO: [INFO] | /lib64/ [0x7fa5074b6ad5]
{23:16:17.514} INFO: [INFO] | /home/tom/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/Dying Light/ [0x7fa4ec0b4edc]
{23:16:17.514} INFO: [INFO] | /home/tom/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/Dying Light/ [0x7fa4ec0b596f]
{23:16:17.514} INFO: [INFO] | /home/tom/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/Dying Light/ [0x7fa50927584f]
{23:16:17.514} INFO: [INFO] | /home/tom/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/Dying Light/ [0x7fa508d6b9d8]
{23:16:17.514} INFO: [INFO] | /home/tom/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/Dying Light/DyingLightGame(main+0xa45) [0x43dfb5]
{23:16:17.514} INFO: [INFO] | /lib64/ [0x7fa5074a1790]
{23:16:17.514} INFO: [INFO] | /home/tom/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/Dying Light/DyingLightGame() [0x44228c]

i am really puzzled what else i could try and would be happy if someone could help ;)
sr_ls_boy May 31, 2017
What version of LLVM are you running?

EDIT: I haven't had much luck getting the game to work either.
I have done exactly what you have done and get the same output.
That 'short flash of a corrupted window' is suppose to be the
Dying Light logo. But it's corrupted for me as well. When you
start the game, two processes with two separate PID's start
running. One time, I happen to kill the right one and the
game popped up.

By trial and error,uh..,or hit or miss, the game will work.
But the main menu is so graphically corrupt for me that I
can't even start a game.
skyrrd May 31, 2017
This sounds very interesting. Will try it sometime.

Should be llvm-4
sr_ls_boy May 31, 2017
Where are you finding these crash logs?

EDIT: Nevermind. I found them.
This from my logs. Mesa isn't reporting any video memory.
{21:54:20.616} INFO: [INFO] > [OpenGL] Video memory detected: 0 [MB]!
{21:54:20.620} INFO: [INFO] > Caught signal 11 (Segmentation fault).

This is a working log from Nvidia with closed drivers(375.39).
{02:12:49.638} INFO: [INFO] > [OpenGL] Video memory detected: 2048 [MB]!
{02:12:49.702} INFO: [INFO] > [OpenGL] GPU's vendor id: 1 [0x0001]; GPU's device id: 2 [0x0002].
{02:12:49.702} INFO: [INFO] > [OpenGL] Shader binary dir = 4_5_0_NVIDIA_375_39.
{02:12:49.702} INFO: [INFO] > [OpenGL] GL_MAX_UNIFORM_BLOCK_SIZE = 65536
{02:12:49.798} INFO: [INFO] > Texture streaming lowest priority distance set to 100m
{02:12:49.846} INFO: [INFO] > [SDL::WindowMode] Current SwapInterval: 1
{02:12:49.848} INFO: [INFO] > [SDL::SetWindowMode] Setting no vsync resulted in: 0 SDL_GetError: 
{02:12:49.849} INFO: [INFO] > [SDL::WindowMode] Current SwapInterval: 0
{02:12:49.887} INFO: [INFO] > [SDL] Resizing window to 1600x900 f:1 v:0
{02:12:53.303} INFO: [INFO] > Texture streaming buffer set to 400MB

Maybe there is an override reporting video memory.

sr_ls_boy May 31, 2017
I filed a mesa bug report.
g000h Jun 1, 2017
Just been testing and my Dying Light is working fine (Nvidia closed source binary).
sr_ls_boy Jun 1, 2017
I posted a working nvidia log.
sr_ls_boy Jun 2, 2017
DL Works on Ubuntu with Mesa. I can only look
at the logs and compare them with my favorite
linux distro(Linux from Scratch). I'd really
would like to try and fix this rather than
use Ubuntu.

This is a splicing of LFS & Ubuntu.
Two things: Ubuntu reports zero video memory
as well. Ubuntu correctly id's my video cards
pciid as [0x1002:0x67ef]. But nvidia also gives

Spoiler, click me

> MajorVersionDetected=4 MinorVersionDetected=5
> Extension ARB_debug_output is supported
> Extension ARB_blend_func_extended is supported
> Video memory detected: 0 [MB]!

<seg fault occurs here>

some additional lines dumped after the fault
> GPU's vendor id: 1 [0x0001]; GPU's device id: 2 [0x0002].
> Shader binary dir = 4_5_Core_Profile_Mesa_17_2_0-devel_git-55d1550d35_.

Ubuntu continues on with these extra lines not in my log

> Texture streaming lowest priority distance set to 100m
> [SDL::WindowMode] Current SwapInterval: 1
> [SDL::SetWindowMode] Setting no vsync resulted in: 0 SDL_GetError:
> [SDL::WindowMode] Current SwapInterval: 0
> [SDL] Resizing window to 1600x900 f:1 v:0
> Texture streaming buffer set to 400MB

Ubuntu also gives different gpu id's
GPU's vendor id: 4098 [0x1002] not 1
GPU's device id: 26607 [0x67ef] and not 2

The steam console with mesa debugging turned up
some interesting lines.

Spoiler, click me

Steam: An X Error occurred
X Error of failed request: BadWindow (invalid Window parameter)
Major opcode of failed request: 40 (X_TranslateCoords)
Resource id in failed request: 0x1000fce
Serial number of failed request: 25757
xerror_handler: X failed, continuing
.Mesa: User error: GL_INVALID_OPERATION in unsupported function called (unsupported extension or deprecated function?)
Mesa: 4 similar GL_INVALID_OPERATION errors
Mesa: User error: GL_INVALID_ENUM in glEnable(GL_TEXTURE_2D)
Mesa: User error: GL_INVALID_ENUM in glDisable(GL_TEXTURE_2D)

So, after all of that, I still don't know anything.
I'm at a loss to explain this. I can't even be sure
that this is a mesa-related problem at all or
something else. All other games run fine in Mesa.

My specs:
CLFS SYSVINIT-20170517-x86_64-Multilib
glibc(version 2.25)
LLVM 5.0-git
Mesa 17.2-git
X Server 1.19.3
LXDE desktop
kernel 4.12.0-rc3( with amdgpu module)
blendi-93 Jun 2, 2017
i had the same issue, to fix it i emerged steam-meta and run it.
steam meta installed and downgraded some packages (including glew) this fixed it for me.
sr_ls_boy Jun 2, 2017
I'm not using gentoo. I don't really know what steam-meta is. Is it the steam bootstrapper?
Is it an executable? Is it a set of system libraries?

'skyrrd' if you do follow this hint, make note of which libraries are installed when emerging.

I ran this inside the DL game folder:
find -name "*.so" -exec ldd {} \; | grep not | sort -u
Then I just pulled some libraries from the steam runtime and placed in my system folder.
That allowed me to run the game without using steam runtime but it didn't fix the crash.
sr_ls_boy Jun 2, 2017
I set up a topic on tracing steam games.
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