[Wine] IPX and AMD64 not mixing?

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Sun Mar 29 10:21:18 CDT 2009

On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 3:22 AM, Gert van den Berg <wine-users at mohag.net> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 28, 2009 at 5:37 PM, Sephiroth <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
>> Anybody?  I'd like to be able to play some of my older Win9X games on the laptop via Wine, but I don't see a tutorial or FAQ page on IPX, much less IPX on an AMD64 build of Linux.  What do I have to do to make IPX work in Wine?
> Accordign to the Red Alert HOWTO, you need to be running as root for
> IPX to work...
> This might be a bad idea, since it enables bugs in Wine (not very
> likely, but not impossible) / Windows malware to destroy all data on
> your computer.
> Some info: (I presume that most games uses the UDP equivalent in IPX,
> which would probably require a listening socket)
> http://lkml.indiana.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0202.2/0309.html

This is where POSIX capabilities would be useful:


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