cs server

Ian MacDonald ian at ianm.net
Wed Jan 21 15:53:17 GMT 2004


You could always log into another shell session while the server is running and use lsof to see what files the cs process has open. One of them (hopefully) will be the log file.



On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 03:30:01PM -0000, John Tuckey wrote:
> > HI.
> >
> > You might be better off using screen. You can then disconnect from the
> screen session and reconnect again later. I believe the problem is the
> session in interactive as you can issue commands to the cs instance via a
> cli.
> >
> > There is a howto from the cs server site:
> http://server.counter-strike.net/server.php?cmd=howto&show=screen
> >
> > You should be able to build screen from misc/screen in your ports tree.
> >
> > There is also a section on there for running cs as a "non-root" user.
> Thanks Ian i will try that now
> > As for the logging, this sounds like a problem I saw but that was 2 years
> ago and can not recall if we fixed it. You might want to check permissions
> on the files/directories it is trying to write as.  You might also want to
> look in the linux compat directory tree for your logs (normally
> /usr/compat/linux).
> Im not sure its a permision problem, when the server starts up it says its
> writing logs and the log file is open etc etc, but when i close the server
> with 'quit' it closes the log file.  Am i stopping the server in the wrong
> way??
> > Thanks.
> >
> > Ian.

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