Wine crashing whole computer (blank screen and stalled when trying to execute prog.)
nomailthankyoug.patel at wanadoo.fr
Mon Feb 5 01:58:12 CST 2001
On Sun, 4 Feb 2001 23:33:48 -0500, "Transfer Interrupted"
<no at spam.org> wrote:
>I just got Wine to work a few days ago after altering the configuration
>files to correspond with my 8 drives. Now, today I thought of upgrading to
>a newer version of Wine. Well, the one I downloaded needed glibc 2.2, and I
>only have 2.1.
Be very wary of upgrading your glibc...
>I didn't feel like downloading it tonight so I just left the
>RPM file in my directory. Anyway, I tried to launch Winamp with wine and
>the whole screen just went black and I couldn't get out of it. I then had
>to use the reset button. I tried just typing wine and it said something
>about a file being found, but the server crashed??? I deleted the file
>suggested in the string and from a web ref. I tried just typing "wine"
>again and got the list of option as I normally would. I then tried to
>launch Winamp again and the screen went blank. I then deleted the same file
>again. I tried another program which worked just yesterday and the same
>thing happened again. I tried reinstalling Wine from my burned Mandrake 7.2
>disk. However, the same thing is still happening. The config file hasn't
>been altered. What's going on? I've been using Linux part time for a
>couple years, but still am not at a level capable of handling something like
>this. Please teach me! Thanks!
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