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  • #31
    Originally posted by Matt (UK) View Post
    Hmmmm, first thing this morning I posted the fix that worked for us in DH and for Major Day in RO. It went into 'a forum moderator needs to approve before it's posted' mode, but has never appeared. Oh well, never mind, here it is:
    This does not seem to fix Killing Floor though. I just installed a Killing Floor server here on my laptop running Windows 7. I then copied the files listed from my Steam client to the location that SteamCMD is installed overwriting the files already there.

    I started the game server and then loaded up the game on my client. I can see the server if I add the public IP to my favorites list, but I can not view the server listing on the server browser. It simply doesn't list. I can also view the status of the server on Gametracker. For the record all the necessary ports are forwarded.
    [URL="steam://friends/add/76561198035683889"]Add me on Steam[/URL] > If I have time
    You can also join my TS3 server;


    • #32
      Originally posted by Skillz View Post
      That package might not be updated, but when you run the SteamCMD client it updates itself.

      The servers stopped reporting on or around the 16th. This is in the Steam log on my server:

      [2014-07-16 21:41:54] Startup - updater built Jul  3 2014 17:35:19
      [2014-07-16 21:41:54] Checking for update on startup
      [2014-07-16 21:41:54] Checking for available updates...
      [2014-07-16 21:42:54] Download failed: http error 0
      [2014-07-16 21:42:54] Package file missing or incorrect size
      [2014-07-16 21:42:54] Package file missing or incorrect size
      [2014-07-16 21:42:54] Downloading update (0 of 7,783 KB)...
      [2014-07-16 21:42:55] Downloading update (430 of 7,783 KB)...
      [2014-07-16 21:42:55] Downloading update (779 of 7,783 KB)...
      [2014-07-16 21:43:55] Error: Download of package (steamcmd_bins_linux) failed after 0 bytes (0).
      [2014-07-16 21:43:55] Package file missing or incorrect size
      [2014-07-16 21:43:55] Downloading update (1,780 of 7,783 KB)...
      [2014-07-16 21:43:55] Downloading update (3,339 of 7,783 KB)...
      [2014-07-16 21:43:55] Downloading update (3,769 of 7,783 KB)...
      [2014-07-16 21:43:56] Downloading update (3,987 of 7,783 KB)...
      [2014-07-16 21:43:56] Downloading update (4,482 of 7,783 KB)...
      [2014-07-16 21:43:56] Downloading update (5,356 of 7,783 KB)...
      [2014-07-16 21:43:56] Downloading update (6,359 of 7,783 KB)...
      [2014-07-16 21:43:57] Downloading update (7,783 of 7,783 KB)...
      [2014-07-16 21:43:57] Download complete.
      [2014-07-16 21:43:57] uninstalled manifest found in /home/kf1/steamcmd/package/steam_cmd_linux (1).
      [2014-07-16 21:43:57] Found pending update
      [2014-07-16 21:43:57] Installing update...
      [2014-07-16 21:43:57] Extracting package...
      [2014-07-16 21:43:58] Installing update...
      [2014-07-16 21:43:58] Cleaning up...
      [2014-07-16 21:43:58] Update complete, launching Steam...
      [2014-07-16 21:43:58] Shutdown
      It did update itself.
      You have the same error I get. My /package folder has several files[checksum][checksum][checksum]

      it appears the[checksum] file is having issue.

      the mainifest file has file descriptions, interesting to note that the manifest lists a different file size for both[checksum] and[checksum]

      been trying to find a way to manually exract a .vz file but nothing shows in internet about that type. unzip and gunzip dont recognize it. the last part of checksum _7171662 is size of the .vz file. My thnking is if I could extact the file I could manually place files.
      Last edited by TheReplacement; 07-20-2014, 08:43 PM.


      • #33
        I have no problem with the steamCMD on Linux. The Update runs fine.

        The only thing that is criticized is a not open port:
        "Loading Steam3...CreateBoundSocket: ::bind couldn't find an open port between 27037 and 27037".
        But this port is on my router and on my SuseFirewall2 open.
        Last edited by BdMdesigN; 07-21-2014, 08:33 AM.


        • #34
          So,BdMdesigN you can confirm the following?

          your server is running and advertising in the in-game browser?
          You can join a game and play RO Ost Front?

          if so, can you paste a copy of ~/Steam/logs/bootstrap_log.txt and ~/Steam/logs/connection_log_[gameport].txt

          Several server admins are reporting servers hosting games are not showing up in in-game browsing since the night of July 15. Windows servers seem to be helped by updating some .dll's. Linux is still having issues getting resolved. We can all join games by manual ip connection.

          Originally posted by BdMdesigN View Post
          I have no problem with the steamCMD on Linux. The Update runs fine.

          The only thing that is criticized is a not open port:
          "Loading Steam3...CreateBoundSocket: ::bind couldn't find an open port between 27037 and 27037".
          But this port is on my router and on my SuseFirewall2 open.
          if you are not running, and getting this message, I would think by the message that Steam3 cannot start the process that listens on 27037 because it may not be available or in use by another program. paste netstat -a or see if it lists that port in use.
          Last edited by TheReplacement; 07-21-2014, 12:44 PM.


          • #35
            I don't say thats my test server runs correctly. I say only the steamCMD works without an error and download all files.

            The server run, i can join and after cardchange i got the error: "Unknown Error ...".
            The server don't was advertising in the in-game browser and is not VAC Secured.

            "We can all join games by manual ip connection." No you can't. Not on all servers.
            And yes i know the problem and it's a STEAMAUTH/SteamAPI problem. I have test it local 2 days and 2 nights.
            And the .dll fix don't works on Linux. I try it today with the .so files.


            • #36
              The problem seems to have sorted itself out for Killing Floor.

              I suggest restarting the servers if they're not showing on the master server.
              [URL="steam://friends/add/76561198035683889"]Add me on Steam[/URL] > If I have time
              You can also join my TS3 server;


              • #37
                Many servers have appeared in browser, restarting and rehosting.


                • #38
                  Took a while and I ended up wiping and reloading all over again, but I am finally back online. I guess steam was having to so some fixing on their end.

                  Contents of Steam/logs/connection_log_[portnum].txt
                  ================================================== =====
                  [2014-07-21 20:53:36] Log session started

                  [2014-07-21 20:53:36] [0,0] SetSteamID( [A:1:0:0] )
                  [2014-07-21 20:53:36] [1,1] Connect() starting connection (eNetQOSLevelLow,, TCP)

                  [2014-07-21 20:55:43] [1,1] ConnectFailed('No Connection') (, TCP)
                  [2014-07-21 20:55:43] [0,0] StartAutoReconnect() will start in 20 seconds
                  [2014-07-21 20:55:46] [0,0] ScheduleImmediateReconnect()
                  [2014-07-21 20:55:46] [1,3] Connect() starting connection (eNetQOSLevelMedium,, TCP)

                  [2014-07-21 20:57:53] [1,3] ConnectFailed('No Connection') (, TCP)
                  [2014-07-21 20:57:53] [0,0] StartAutoReconnect() will start in 11 seconds
                  [2014-07-21 20:58:04] [1,6] Connect() starting connection (eNetQOSLevelLow,, UDP)

                  [2014-07-21 20:58:05] [1,6] ConnectionCompleted() (, UDP)
                  [2014-07-21 20:58:05] [1,6] RecvMsgClientLogOnResponse() : [A:1:2097258497:4487] 'OK'

                  ================================================== =====
                  ~/Steam/logs$ cat bootstrap_log.txt

                  looks like the file missing message is pointless as its still there.

                  however this error is now gone...
                  [2014-07-20 19:14:24] Checking for available updates...
                  [2014-07-20 19:15:24] Download failed: http error 0
                  [2014-07-20 19:15:24] Download skipped: /client/steam_cmd_linux version


                  • #39
                    The problem was fixed by Valve last night and had nothing to do with the steamCMD. My Testserver is in the list now.
                    Last edited by BdMdesigN; 07-22-2014, 03:22 AM.


                    • #40
                      Originally posted by BdMdesigN View Post
                      The problem was fixed by Valve last night and had nothing to do with the steamCMD. My Testserver is in the list now.
                      Agreed, problem solved (Steam side) - all mods servers are visible now as well.


                      • #41
                        THANK YOU ALL.
                        QUESTION (to windows dedi users): I used the Manual windows fix, by replacing some dll files like Matt said. After the fix, should I return the old files or I can leave the ones I am currently using?

                        [B][I]Skill is not an unlock.[/I][/B]


                        • #42
                          Should be easy to test the update - but I'd say the safest (and easiest) option is to leave what's working. Our server is left with the manually updated files and so long as it's in the list and running ok, I'm not going to change it. But I know where to start looking if the server drops out of the browser list in future.