Next chapter in PinebookPro gaming would be for OpenArena
Following was tested on the Manajaro Linux (aarch64 with the latest updates) and the Panfrost driver (mesa-git)
In order to use the Panfrost drivers please do the following
pacman -R xf86-video-fbturbo-git pacman -S mesa-git sudo mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/99-fbturbo.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/99-fbturbo~
And make sure you reboot the PinebookPro for the driver to get loaded.
Check that the drivers are working by verifying
glxinfo | grep Panfrost
You should see
Vendor: Panfrost (0xffffffff) Device: Mali T860 (Panfrost) (0xffffffff) OpenGL vendor string: Panfrost OpenGL renderer string: Mali T860 (Panfrost)
Lets move on to the OpenArena build (assuming we have all the build tools installed)
How to build/compile OpenArena on the PinebookPro Manjaro linux aarch64
We start by creating a working directory
Make sure you have SDL1, SDL2 and openal libraries installed # pacman -S openal sdl sdl_net sdl_image sdl_mixer sdl2 sdl2_image sdl2_net sdl2_mixer mkdir ~/OPENARENA cd ~/OPENARENA git clone https://github.com/cmatsuoka/libxmp wget https://fossies.org/linux/misc/xmp-4.1.0.tar.gz cd libxmp autoconf ./configure make -j4 su # make install # exit cd ~/OPEARENA gunzip xmp-4.1.0.tar.gz tar -xvf xmp-4.1.0.tar rm xmp-4.1.0.tar cd xmp-4.1.0 PKG_CONFIG_PATH=$PKG_CONFIG_PATH:../libxmp/ LDFLAGS=-L../libxmp/lib CFLAGS=-I../libxmp/include ./configure make -j4 su # make install # exit Dont forget to load ldconfig after installing libraries into /usr/local And make sure you have /usr/local/lib defined in your /etc/ld.so.conf.d/ Just put /usr/local/lib into /etc/ld.so.conf.d/local.conf and run ldconfig as root cd ~/OPENARENA git clone https://github.com/OpenArena/engine git clone https://github.com/OpenArena/gamecode cd engine Now we need to edit the code/qcommon/q_platform.h to include aarch64 support Add the following just below #define ARCH_STRING "arm" vi code/qcommon/q_platform.h #elif defined __aarch64__ #define ARCH_STRING "aarch64" make -j4 cd ~/OPENARENA cd gamecode make -j4 cd code/game ./extract_entities.sh > openarena.def cd ~/OPENARENA cd gamecode/linux_scripts Next we need to create a supermake.local build file Make sure to include the full path to the openarena.aarch64 here BINNAME=/path_to/OPENARENA/engine/build/release-linux-aarch64/openarena.aarch64 ARCH=aarch64 Now in order to run the game you just execute the ./supermake from the OPENARENA/gamecode/linux_scripts ./supermake It wont work because we need to get the OpenArena PAK files - get the files In your home directory there is .openarena directory cd ~/.openarena/baseoa total 400688 drwxr-x--- 2 user user 4096 Jan 17 22:45 . drwxr-x--- 4 user user 4096 Jan 26 15:27 .. -rw-rw-r-- 1 user user 8192 Jan 19 18:59 challenges.dat -rw-r----- 1 user user 230 Jan 17 00:13 crashlog.txt -rw-rw-r-- 1 user user 156 Jan 17 22:29 oax.pk3 -rw-r--r-- 1 user user 38138505 Jan 17 22:29 pak0.pk3 -rw-r--r-- 1 user user 38421794 Jan 17 22:29 pak1-maps.pk3 -rw-r--r-- 1 user user 26754265 Jan 17 22:29 pak2-players-mature.pk3 -rw-r--r-- 1 user user 74389371 Jan 17 22:29 pak2-players.pk3 -rw-r--r-- 1 user user 97077243 Jan 17 22:29 pak4-textures.pk3 -rw-r--r-- 1 user user 2907315 Jan 17 22:29 pak5-TA.pk3 -rw-r--r-- 1 user user 24912892 Jan 17 22:29 pak6-misc.pk3 -rw-r--r-- 1 user user 36972040 Jan 17 22:29 pak6-patch085.pk3 -rw-r--r-- 1 user user 70645224 Jan 17 22:29 pak6-patch088.pk3 -rw-rw-r-- 1 user user 10716 Jan 19 18:56 q3config.cfg -rw-rw-r-- 1 user user 230 Jan 18 23:30 q3history So we need to get the pak0 pak1-maps pak2-players-mature pak2-players pak4-textures pak5-TA pak6-misc pak-patch085 pak6-patch088 I have used the https://sourceforge.net/projects/oarena/files/latest/download cd ~/OPENARENA mkdir DATA cd DATA wget https://svwh.dl.sourceforge.net/project/oarena/openarena-0.8.8.zip unzip openarena-0.8.8.zip cd openarena-0.8.8/baseoa cp *.pk3 ~/.openarena/baseoa We don't need the DATA directory anymore now and it can be deleted cd ~/OPENARENA rm -rf DATA To play OpenArena cd ~OPENARENA/gamecode/linux_scripts ./supermake
OpenArena gets about 70 FPS on the PinebookPro with the Panfrost driver and is really well playable, you should try the Pine64 community OpenArena server ;)
After I do [PKG_CONFIG_PATH=$PKG_CONFIG_PATH:../libxmp/ LDFLAGS=-L../libxmp/lib CFLAGS=-I../libxmp/include ./configure] I get the message [You need libxmp version 4.4 or later to build this package]. Then when I attempt to run [make -j4] I get [make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.] That is where I am currently stuck. Any suggestions?
Please make sure you include a proper path to the freshly compiled LIBXMP binaries during XMP comfigure !
If your LIBXMP directory is in ~/OPENARENA/libxmp and your xmp-4.1.0 is in ~/OPENARENA/xmp-4.1.0
Then you can do -> cd xmp-4.1.0
PKG_CONFIG_PATH=$PKG_CONFIG_PATH:../libxmp/ LDFLAGS=-L../libxmp/lib CFLAGS=-I../libxmp/include ./configure
If libxmp is in another dir you need to adjust the above command accordingly
If you have followed the steps here, directories etc, try
PKG_CONFIG_PATH==$PKG_CONFIG_PATH:../libxmp/ libxmp_LIBS=-L../libxmp/lib libxmp_CFLAGS=-I../libxmp/include ./configure
it worked for me.
Thank you so much for the tutorial. I enjoy now to play my first game on Manjaro =D