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12/15/21, 05:42 AM   #1
LalMirchi
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Minion - Not working on macOS Monterey

Sorry to say but Minion just crashes on my newly installed Mac.

OS latest Monterey.

ESO - The game works just fine. Addons show up as I had copied my Documents folder before the re-install.

No Minion.log found on the computer but I'm attaching the latest crash log as a txt file.

I hope this can be fixed somehow.
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12/15/21, 06:05 AM   #2
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website says Minion is supported for MacOs Requires: 10.8 - 10.15
Monterey is 10.16 right? Seems it's not officially supported (yet) then
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12/15/21, 06:13 AM   #3
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That makes sense. It was really unfortunate as I could not get Big Sur to download so this was a forced upgrade for me.

Well, patience is a virtue so I'll wait and hope there will be a compatible version in the future.
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12/15/21, 08:05 AM   #4
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I would check your security & privacy settings under system preferences maybe? See if there is anything pending to approve.

I am not running into any problems with running Minion on Monterey
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12/16/21, 07:30 AM   #5
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I have Mac OS Monterey and minion doesn't work for me as well.
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12/19/21, 05:27 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Baertram View Post
website says Minion is supported for MacOs Requires: 10.8 - 10.15
Monterey is 10.16 right? Seems it's not officially supported (yet) then
Monterey is version 12 of macOS as they dropped the 10 when they renamed MacOS X to macOS and went beyond the 10 to 11 LOL. I kind of liked that Spinal Tap reference but then they made version 12 /sadface

Perhaps somebody could change the versioning info for Mac on this site when an eventual update is released?
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12/19/21, 05:44 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by Dolby View Post
I would check your security & privacy settings under system preferences maybe? See if there is anything pending to approve.

I am not running into any problems with running Minion on Monterey
Checked that, nothing to approve under "General > Allow apps downloaded from"

I tried running Minion again just now, here's an excerpt from the crash log :

Code:
Crashed Thread:        19  Java: Thread-1

Exception Type:        EXC_CRASH (SIGABRT)
Exception Codes:       0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000
Exception Note:        EXC_CORPSE_NOTIFY

Application Specific Information:
abort() called
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01/06/22, 07:43 AM   #8
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Just tried again and Minion crashed again. Attaching the crash log as a text file.

A question, do I need a java runtime?

As this is a newly installed computer I got the following message in terminal when I typed java:

Code:
The operation couldn’t be completed. Unable to locate a Java Runtime.
Please visit http://www.java.com for information on installing Java.
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01/06/22, 08:36 AM   #9
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Afaik Java JRE is included in the Minion package, but I can only say this for the windows package.
Maybe install a Mac Java JRE and try again then.
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01/06/22, 08:50 AM   #10
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Sorry to say but installing Java from Oracles java.com com didn't work either. Minion crashes with the same errors I've included previously in the crash report.
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