mmtimer resolution question

Oliver Stieber oliver_stieber at
Sun Feb 13 17:47:55 CST 2005

> Unfortunately, Myst appears to only work under Wine
> with rather old 
> kernels. It works fine for me on RH7.3, kernel
> 2.4.18, as long as I back 
> out that mmtime patch. But Myst fails to work on
> RH9, kernel 2.4.20, for 
> reasons unrelated to the mmtime patch. However, it
> fails after the point 
> where the above patch causes the regression (in the
> intro Quicktime 
> sequence). So even on later kernels, Myst might be a
> good testbench, 
> though I have not tried a later kernel. Surely
> everyone has an old copy 
> of Myst around somewhere ;)
> It was discussed a bit more here:
Myst 4 chokes during the intro sequence because of
dsound (and probably mmtime somewhere down the line).
using the winealsa driver (which seems to not work)
makes it work again.

I've got a copy of Myst on the shelf, so I'll see if
it has similar problems.
(both being ubisoft etc..)

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