[Wine] Beginner needs help !
fabien.perdu at m4x.org
Fri Feb 3 23:55:30 CST 2006
On Fri, 03 Feb 2006 16:41:58 -0600
Mr Duck <tld at codeexamples.org> wrote:
> > I am unable to run anything, even winecfg.
> > [wec at wec-vero ~]$ winecfg
> > wine: creating configuration directory '/home/wec/.wine'...
> > No error message, but no window opens :-((
> Does it actually create the directory /home/wec/.wine ?
It creates a directory
such as .wine-gA1cDR/ .wine-GTMM10/ .wine-jaHZgc/ .wine-Xv08Dy/,
a different one each time...
> Is there anything in it after this happens?
These directories all contain dosdevices drive_c (with a whole
hierarchy) system.reg and user.reg
> Have you tried running the wincfg program as root?
Yes, same business...
> A dumb question, but I'll ask anyway, you are in an x-windows
> session, right?
Of course :-))
Actually with a KDE desktop.
> Also, try setting a WINEDEBUG option and dump the output
> to a file. Perhaps it will shed some light on the issue.
> When I run (with a working wine system):
> WINDEBUG="+all" winecfg >& ./winecfg.debug
[wec at wec-vero ~]$ WINDEBUG="+all" winecfg >& ./winecfg.debug
[wec at wec-vero ~]$ cat winecfg.debug
wine: creating configuration directory '/home/wec/.wine'...
[wec at wec-vero ~]$
> > I can get the control back with Ctrl-C, which leaves several
> > processes (wineserver,wine-preloader,and wineprefixcreate).
> > I can kill them all except wine-preloader (even with kill -9).
> > I now have a bunch of them...
> Try using "kill -KILL". That always takes care of any stubborn
> processes on my system.
Not any difference with kill -9.
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