[Wine] Direction that wine is going
jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net
Tue Feb 8 22:20:31 CST 2011
On 2/7/11 10:06 AM, Jim Hall wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 10:17 AM, John Drescher<drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> kanaida, you said you were a programmer. If you are saying you want to
>>> involved in improving Wine, there is a thorn in the side of 3D game
>>> you can start with. Wine seems not to recognise the actual amount of
>>> ram available. Wine passes 256 MB to the game, but the card has 1 GB. My
>>> works but is crippled.
>>> As far as I'm concerned that is a brick.
>> Isn't there a registry key for that so that you can tell wine how much
>> video ram to use?
> Yes, but it is for older shared RAM systems. Doesn't work with newer cards
> and motherboards that don't need or use shared RAM. Tried it, no go.
The setting should work. However, Wine is reporting only 256MB on cards
that have 2GB to programs and that limits what they will allow for video
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