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FG keeps crashing?

Postby n499dy » Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:14 pm

It seems at different times FG crashes. like I've tried done a few airline flights but can never actually finish them, it seems to crash usually while i'm climbing to cruse altitude. FG downloaded the scenery for one area of Europe. so one time I took off at one airport, started making a 180dg turn and it crashed. I'd believe it has to do with the graphics but i"m not sure. Any thoughts?
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Re: FG keeps crashing?

Postby wkitty42 » Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:19 pm

see that pink box at the top of the page? if you can provide the answers to those items, there's a chance that someone might be able to offer some sort of assistance ;)
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"Why not?" said Gurder.
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Re: FG keeps crashing?

Postby n499dy » Tue Jul 05, 2016 2:07 am

I have Windows 8. with a AMD A8 processer, AMD Radeon R5 graphics card at 2.00ghz. RAM is 8.00. I have FG version 2016.2, 2.1
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Re: FG keeps crashing?

Postby n499dy » Sat Jul 09, 2016 12:00 am

Hello? Anyone?
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Re: FG keeps crashing?

Postby Fritz » Sat Jul 09, 2016 9:57 am

Does it happen with different planes and at different locations? I've spent quite a time with FG, but crashes seem to be very rare, so it's difficult to guess a possible solution.
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Re: FG keeps crashing?

Postby Thorsten » Sat Jul 09, 2016 5:45 pm

Hello? Anyone?


Look, we're not clairvoyant. Deducing the cause of a crash usually needs lots of information - which is why the pink box asks for a lot of things, including systematics. Still that may only be a start. We don't ask that information because we're mean, but because it's usually the absolute minimum to get started. That you answered a part of the questions is nice, but not enough to work with.
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Re: FG keeps crashing?

Postby Hooray » Sat Jul 09, 2016 6:07 pm

a good start might be coming up with a handful of steps to easily reproduce the problem, e.g. by using a certain flight plan (route manager), fgtape or pre-recorded flight.
Next, you could provide your fgfs.log file

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Re: FG keeps crashing?

Postby n499dy » Sat Jul 23, 2016 2:52 am

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