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0010567Dwarf FortressTechnical -- Saving/Loadingpublic2018-02-07 14:212018-02-20 11:42
normalcrashunable to reproduce
WindowsWindows 10 Pro10.0.16299
0010567: Loading a save crashes at "Loading tracking information"
I saved a fortress mode world and exited the game like any normal exit. My computer crashed shortly after (30-60 seconds). After restarting I reboot my world to get this crash. Completely vanilla DF.
Other saves load fine. Before exiting I was able to go into the [d]esignations menu and select area to mine, but no highlighted area showed up to show what would be mined.
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Issue History
2018-02-07 14:21SulfieNew Issue
2018-02-07 14:21SulfieNote Added: 0037767
2018-02-18 12:53LociNote Added: 0037805
2018-02-20 11:29SulfieNote Added: 0037813
2018-02-20 11:34SulfieNote Edited: 0037813bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0037813#r15370
2018-02-20 11:42LociNote Added: 0037814

2018-02-07 14:21   
http://dffd.bay12games.com/file.php?id=13500 [^] The issue save.
2018-02-18 12:53   
There's a fair chance that your computer crash corrupted the DF save. Ideally DF wouldn't crash when loading a corrupted save, but gracefully handling corrupt storage is rarely worth the effort for non-critical applications. In any case, there's likely little DF can do to recover a save subject to external corruption.
2018-02-20 11:29   
(edited on: 2018-02-20 11:34)
The same issue is happening on an entirely different save, this time there was no crash or anything out of normal function. I saved game, tried to reload, and same crash issue. is a save upload needed?
Edit: a restart fixed the issue and no longer crashes (non uploaded save) a memory issue could be the cause?

2018-02-20 11:42   
Fair enough. Uploading a save to DFFD certainly wouldn't hurt.

You might try disabling COMPRESSED_SAVES in init.txt; there have been reports of it causing save corruption (0002017).