I had the same problem today.
It turned out, that it was a missing file in /lib
For me, it was libcrypt.so.1, however in a your other post I have seen that you do have
that file in /lib.
Try the following:
go to your hlds/cstrike/dlls directory and for each .so-file enter
You should see a list of neccessary files.
Ensure that none of these files is missing in /lib.
Now my CS-server is running in a chroot-chail :D
Now if only metamod would support retro-cs...
I am currently running my Linux Counter-strike server in a chrooted compartment.
The instructions how to do it can be found e.g. from
However, I have encountered some problems while trying to use it with a metamod
extension. The server starts nice, but will crash after the first player
joins in. I have tried to debug the event by using a strace but haven't so
far discovered what causes the crash. Metamod itself doesn't cause crash
(with an empty metamod.ini everything works fine), but trying to use some
other modules such as csguard, statsme or adminmod will bring the server
Anyone have similar problems or solutions to the situation?