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Re: Read this if you have crashes on a Chromebook

Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2020 7:00 pm
by BTZero
xperia64 wrote:
Mon Apr 27, 2020 5:05 pm
BTZero wrote:
Mon Apr 27, 2020 2:33 pm
The update hit my machine an hour ago, but the app still crashes. Got all the video tweaks shut off. Any thoughts?
So this appears to be a different crash than the one we just fixed. I didn't see it before until just know. It doesn't happen very repeatably. There's something strange going on with the graphics drivers on these Chromebooks. Have you tried un-fullscreening the app to a window, then launching a game, and re-entering full screen?
No change in windowed mode either. I tried a variety of default orientations as well.

Re: Read this if you have crashes on a Chromebook

Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2020 7:17 pm
by xperia64
BTZero wrote:
Mon Apr 27, 2020 7:00 pm
xperia64 wrote:
Mon Apr 27, 2020 5:05 pm
BTZero wrote:
Mon Apr 27, 2020 2:33 pm
The update hit my machine an hour ago, but the app still crashes. Got all the video tweaks shut off. Any thoughts?
So this appears to be a different crash than the one we just fixed. I didn't see it before until just know. It doesn't happen very repeatably. There's something strange going on with the graphics drivers on these Chromebooks. Have you tried un-fullscreening the app to a window, then launching a game, and re-entering full screen?
No change in windowed mode either. I tried a variety of default orientations as well.

Which exact Chromebook is this? Is it the Lenovo C330 you mentioned earlier? If so, that's an ARM Chromebook, our pushed fix was only for x86.

Re: Read this if you have crashes on a Chromebook

Posted: Tue Apr 28, 2020 11:10 am
by BTZero
xperia64 wrote:
Mon Apr 27, 2020 7:17 pm
BTZero wrote:
Mon Apr 27, 2020 7:00 pm
xperia64 wrote:
Mon Apr 27, 2020 5:05 pm


So this appears to be a different crash than the one we just fixed. I didn't see it before until just know. It doesn't happen very repeatably. There's something strange going on with the graphics drivers on these Chromebooks. Have you tried un-fullscreening the app to a window, then launching a game, and re-entering full screen?
No change in windowed mode either. I tried a variety of default orientations as well.

Which exact Chromebook is this? Is it the Lenovo C330 you mentioned earlier? If so, that's an ARM Chromebook, our pushed fix was only for x86.
yeah, with the MT8173c ARM chip. Is a fix possible for my architecture or not yet?

Re: Read this if you have crashes on a Chromebook

Posted: Tue Apr 28, 2020 12:36 pm
by xperia64
BTZero wrote:
Tue Apr 28, 2020 11:10 am
yeah, with the MT8173c ARM chip. Is a fix possible for my architecture or not yet?
It's probably fixable, but I'd probably need to buy one or find an equivalent affected Linux system. Most people don't like enabling dev mode on their Chromebooks, and you can't install APKs without it unless you're on a ChromeOS beta/canary.

Re: Read this if you have crashes on a Chromebook

Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2020 12:09 pm
by BTZero
xperia64 wrote:
Tue Apr 28, 2020 12:36 pm

It's probably fixable, but I'd probably need to buy one or find an equivalent affected Linux system. Most people don't like enabling dev mode on their Chromebooks, and you can't install APKs without it unless you're on a ChromeOS beta/canary.
Can I help? Produce a crash dump or something? Or would you need a physical machine to test out bugfixes in series

Re: Read this if you have crashes on a Chromebook

Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2020 2:05 pm
by xperia64
BTZero wrote:
Wed Apr 29, 2020 12:09 pm
xperia64 wrote:
Tue Apr 28, 2020 12:36 pm

It's probably fixable, but I'd probably need to buy one or find an equivalent affected Linux system. Most people don't like enabling dev mode on their Chromebooks, and you can't install APKs without it unless you're on a ChromeOS beta/canary.
Can I help? Produce a crash dump or something? Or would you need a physical machine to test out bugfixes in series
Well, unless you're willing to enable developer mode or otherwise figure out how to install APKs, I can't really even give you a build to get a crashdump from. I'm trying something creative on one of my ARM boards just in case, but I'll have to see.

Re: Read this if you have crashes on a Chromebook

Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2020 5:25 pm
by BTZero
xperia64 wrote:
Wed Apr 29, 2020 2:05 pm

Well, unless you're willing to enable developer mode or otherwise figure out how to install APKs, I can't really even give you a build to get a crashdump from. I'm trying something creative on one of my ARM boards just in case, but I'll have to see.
I mean if I can sideload or if I just need to run in dev mode temporarily to get the dump, that's fine. I wouldn't want to stay in dev mode for a month or whatever, that would get tedious. LMK

Re: Read this if you have crashes on a Chromebook

Posted: Mon May 04, 2020 11:15 am
by el3m
This bug seems to still exist on my X86 Chromebook, model CAVE (Asus C302CA), running stable.
When starting game I just get back to the main screen. Drastic used to work in this machine, haven't used it in a while

Drastic is version r2.5.2.2a build 104

Re: Read this if you have crashes on a Chromebook

Posted: Mon May 04, 2020 11:47 am
by xperia64
el3m wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 11:15 am
This bug seems to still exist on my X86 Chromebook, model CAVE (Asus C302CA), running stable.
When starting game I just get back to the main screen. Drastic used to work in this machine, haven't used it in a while

Drastic is version r2.5.2.2a build 104
Ok, so I've seen a graphics-related crash on my x86 Chromebook, please try exiting full screen and launching games in windowed mode.

Re: Read this if you have crashes on a Chromebook

Posted: Mon May 04, 2020 12:58 pm
by el3m
xperia64 wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 11:47 am
Ok, so I've seen a graphics-related crash on my x86 Chromebook, please try exiting full screen and launching games in windowed mode.
It crashes similarily in windowed mode.

I noticed that the changelog doesn't list the r2.5.2.2a changes, but it says so in the bottom right corner