[Bug 22682] New: Far Cry 2 fails to start

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Thu May 13 17:07:57 CDT 2010


           Summary: Far Cry 2 fails to start
           Product: Wine
           Version: 1.1.44
          Platform: x86-64
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: directx-d3d
        AssignedTo: wine-bugs at winehq.org
        ReportedBy: gugamilare at gmail.com

Created an attachment (id=27941)
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Terminal output

Far Cry 2 downloaded from Steam fails to initialize. When launching for the
first time, Steam tries to install DirectX, .NET 2.0, Punkbuster and MS Visual
C++ 2005 SP1. I had to manually delete the DirectX installer and recreate the
wine prefix in order to avoid the installer to try installing DirectX. Either
way, letting it install DIrectX or not, Far Cry 2 fails to initialize. It
starts by showing a black box in the middle of the screen (probably where the
logo should appear) and a warning window is shown:

"Your video card drivers are too old. Please update them."

Pressing OK, the executable continues for a few seconds until a message in the
terminal output states that the function
d3dx9_36.dll.D3DXGetShaderInputSemantics is missing. Then the application

On a side note, I have a Radeon HD 4770 512MB and the latest stable fglrx
drivers from Ubuntu repositories.

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