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Copying an FTB instance causes a "Unknown instance type" and can't be edited // fixed by editing instance.cfg #1794

DDzwiedziu opened this Issue Jan 20, 2017 · 1 comment


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DDzwiedziu commented Jan 20, 2017

System Information

MultiMC version: 0.5.0-871

Operating System: Linux

Summary of the issue or suggestion:

copying an FTB instance causes a "Unknown instance type" and can't be edited

What should happen:

the exactly same thing, just the opposite .)

Steps to reproduce the issue (Add more if needed):

  1. Have an working FTB modpack instance tracked by MultiMC (SkyFactory 3.0.5 in this case).

  2. Copy the instance in MultiMC (doing that by cp -r causes the same effect [!]).

  3. The instance appears almost instantly and shows with a white "X" sign in red circle. In the status bar "Unknown Instance type" is shown. Any launch options are grayed out.

  4. Trying to edit the pack shows something like this:

Suspected cause:

In the instance.cfg changing the line InstanceType=OneSixFTB to InstanceType=OneSix fixes the issue.


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peterix commented Jan 22, 2017

Fixed in develop.

@peterix peterix closed this Jan 22, 2017

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