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Old 02-21-2003, 08:40 PM   #1
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Greets;


We recently encountered this error after a Mud crash and have been unable to figure out how to correct it so as to get the Mud up and running again. Any and all help/remedies/thoughts on this matter would be more than appreciated:


Fri Feb 21 20:08:55 2003 :: [*****] FILE: forest.are LINE: 1
Fri Feb 21 20:08:55 2003 :: [*****] BUG: Boot_db: # not found.
1000.log (END)

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Old 02-21-2003, 11:46 PM   #2
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Well, do you know what that error means in general?

Straight from the code (I'm assuming 1stMud is a ROM variant)...

log_string ( strArea );

for ( ; ; )
{
char *word;

if ( fread_letter( fpArea ) != '#' )
{
bug( "Boot_db: # not found.", 0 );
exit( 1 );
}

So it's looking for a # that isn't there, on the starting line.

Do you have a backup or original of that area file somewhere?

Basically you have an incomplete area file somehow, and that's your culprit...
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