Starting wine turns off my screen
thunderbird2k at gmx.net
Thu Sep 18 10:23:40 CDT 2003
The problem you have is a bug in the dga code of the ati drivers. To
workaround the problem set the option UseDGA to N in your config file. The strange
part is that dga only works for root users and that this problem also appears
for non-root users.
> I'm using the wine CVS version, compiled from source. I just looked at
> URLs and will submit a bug report to bugzilla, after I've tried an older
> driver. I can't go back to text mode, I have to reboot to get my screen
> to life. If you need a process list, I can connect to my PC using SSH and
> send it to the list.
> Wine is at this time running using the default configuration, but this
> shouldn't matter..
> On Thursday 18 September 2003 17:08, Sylvain Petreolle wrote:
> > You didnt give any info on wine configuration -
> > version, binary/source...
> > See http://www.winehq.org/site/docs/wine-user/config-graphics-driver
> > and http://www.winehq.org/site/docs/wine-user/bugs to troubleshoot your
> > install.
> > First try : see if you can go back to text mode with Ctrl-Alt-F1 and
> > look for wine processes / X server / Window manager.
> > --- Philipp Wollermann <phil_wo at gmx.net> a écrit :
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I recently installed Mandrake 9.1 and updated it to the newest
> > > packages .. I'm
> > > using the ATI fglrx 3.2.5 driver for XFree 4.3.0 (I have a Hercules
> > > Radeon
> > > 9700) and playing 3D games like tuxracer works great. However, when I
> > > try to
> > > start any program with wine my screen gets dark and goes into
> > > standby. This
> > > happens even with Notepad or the programs included with Wine! This
> > > problem
> > > didn't happen on my earlier installations of Linux, but I can't say
> > > if it's
> > > the driver of my graphics card (maybe I should try an older version?
> > > mmh.),
> > > my Mandrake 9.1 or wine itself (I'm using the current version from
> > > CVS, just
> > > updated). Maybe somebody had this problem too and knows how to get
> > > wine
> > > running again?
> > > The funny thing is: My PC keeps running, I can connect to it using
> > > SSH and
> > > kill wine, but this doesn't do anything about my screen. I can even
> > > start
> > > wine again (wine notepad.exe) and it gives me the usual output, no
> > > Errors or
> > > Warnings.
> > >
> > > My system:
> > > Mandrake 9.1, updated to newest packages
> > > ASUS A7V333, VIA KT333 chipset
> > > 768 MB RAM
> > > Hercules Radeon 9700 using ATI driver v3.2.5
> > > Athlon XP 1800+
> > >
> > > Philipp
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