How to force use of DirectX8 instead of DirectX9?
thunderbird2k at gmail.com
Tue Jun 16 08:36:01 CDT 2009
Likely there is just a configuration option in the game to select a
different renderer. I believe the game has a opengl and d3d one. I
have no idea what it means with d3d8 or d3d9. Sometimes games really
use d3d8.dll instead of d3d9.dll but other times the games only use
the 'd3d8 subset' of d3d9.
On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 2:58 PM, Tom Wickline<twickline at gmail.com> wrote:
> In the registry :)
> On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 6:35 AM, <Joerg-Cyril.Hoehle at t-systems.com> wrote:
>> What is the recommended way not to use Wine's DirectX9 and fall back to DirectX8 instead?
>> Some applications list DirectX 8.1 as their minimal graphics requirement,
>> yet they come with DirectX9 on the CD and presumably use Wine's DirectX9.
>> The author of the screenshot at
>> shows how graphics differ a lot for Ankh, depending on whether DirectX 8 or 9
>> is being used in MS-Windows.
>> Perhaps forcing use of DirectX8 can help make some applications run? (Or help locate bugs)
>> Thanks for your help,
>> Jörg Höhle
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