RTCW on Wine questions.........

alex alex at bozoka.com
Mon Nov 26 02:15:14 CST 2001

I hope you know that ID are making a linux client.
But they will not release a linux only version,
just release the binaries on their site.
So goto ftp.idsoftware.com and look into /idstuff/wolf/linux
to keep updated if they have released or not (or checkout


On Mon, 2001-11-26 at 01:42, Chris Wertman wrote:
> Ok heres the deal.....
> Im not a gamer, this is the first game Ive bought in 4 years so please
> bear with me.
> Ive been playing RTCW MP2 Test since it came out , I loved it.
> Sooo...when it hit the shelves I bought it, now, heres the hook, I run
> only linux...but Im a completley impatient person so....I bought the
> windows version assuming I could run it under linux, I can, it rocks,
> all except one detail in the single player version (I mostly wanted
> the multi online) but its driving me nuts.
> I CANT GET THE FRIGGIN SOUND RIGHT on the single player version, its
> perfect on th e MP version (after some tweaking)But it sounds like a
> 78 rpm record at 33 rpm, ( Ive probably just dated myslef there with
> the fact I know what that sounds like) sllloooowww , lagggy, I fire
> and 5 seconds later a shot is heard.
> I am running a RedHat 7.2 box , 512 megs, GeoForce2 Twin head 32 megs
> ram, blah blah, blah, VIA chipset onboard sound, yes all modules are
> loaded, as I said It works perfect on the Multi Player Version.
> Wine is built using the CVS sources for TransGamings WineX on 11/22
> I tried a couple of the HL sound hacks Ive seen, and unless Im doing
> it wrong (very possible) it dosent work, the MP only had to have wav
> only set to 1 to sound right.
> Now when I fire wine , I get 2 distinct differences between SP and MP,
> MP reads simply.
> fixme:system SystemParamaterInfA unimplemented action :97 (something
> screensaver suff runnning)
> fixme:system SystemParamaterInfA unimplemented action :97 (something
> screensaver suff runnning)
> Now when I run the SP (Single Player)
> I get that , plus the following error twice
> fixme:dsound:IDirectSoundImpl_SetCooperativeSoundLevel(0x40498b34,0010027,2):stub
> I have tried all the touching of the dsound stuff in wine as suggested
> in the HL wine docs, etc.
> I have tried the reversing of dsound native, blah blah.
> Anyway if anyone has a suggestion I would appreciate it. 
> This rocks on Linux, at work I have a dev box, its is dual boot, and
> 100% identical to this one, RTCW actually runs better under Wine than
> on W2K.
> Another oddity is the Networking under wine seems MUCH better than the
> MP Test 2
> native linux version.
> Chris Wertman
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