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Doom and Spore keep crashing?
gobbi 28 Nov, 2020

I am pretty new to linux gaming and just bought doom and spore via steam.

At first they seemed to work just fine (few caveats i guess), but lately, that is after about two weeks of playing doom eternal and spore have started randomly crashing. I havent been able to find a pattern to it. I was on IRC earlier and was pointed to how to create a log file which I have done but... they are huge, the first was almost 5gb, the second was over 100mb.
So I am not sure how to post log files that larger and really not sure what else to do?

PublicNuisance 28 Nov, 2020

Quoting: gobbiI am pretty new to linux gaming and just bought doom and spore via steam.

At first they seemed to work just fine (few caveats i guess), but lately, that is after about two weeks of playing doom eternal and spore have started randomly crashing. I havent been able to find a pattern to it. I was on IRC earlier and was pointed to how to create a log file which I have done but... they are huge, the first was almost 5gb, the second was over 100mb.
So I am not sure how to post log files that larger and really not sure what else to do?

Your best bet for support is to post your specs; issue and logs for each game at the Proton Github.

https://github.com/ValveSoftware/Proton/issues/3773

https://github.com/ValveSoftware/Proton/issues/514

As for how to upload log files that are too big you can compress the log file into a .tar.gz file that will take up far less space and be able to be uploaded. Just right click on the log file and choose "compress".

whizse 28 Nov, 2020
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Might want to try different versions of Proton (5.0.x, 4.x etc.) if this is a a regression. It's fine to mix and use different versions for different games.

Instbaby 7 Dec, 2020

It is interesting

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