Game sound problem with wine 20050310 (Debian testing)
jg at jguk.org
Sat May 7 10:52:08 CDT 2005
On 07/05/05 14:54, Paul van Schayck wrote:
> On 5/7/05, J. Grant <jg at jguk.org> wrote:
>> I did find "man wine.conf", however that is quite incomplete it seems.
> Incomplete and not to be trusted on accurate information.
Is there a reason the man page does not state that?
>> I wonder if this could be added to the man page? Also could
>> /usr/share/wine/skel/config be added to the man page?
> No, we are dropping the config file completely. And as heads up, there
> will be no conversion tool to the new system. As Alexandre said: "we
> should stop being nice [in this conversion period]".
> The config will be moved to the registry and winecfg.
Until it is it would be very useful to have it documented.
is there a reason the man page does not state it is not required anymore?
Presently it states "wine expects a configuration file"
>> I remember there used to be a --winver=win2k style command line
>> argument, but it seems to have gone now. Or is it still present, but
>> undocumented? (Or maybe I missed some documentation?)
> That option was dropped a bit over a year ago.
So how can I set the winver when I run an program from the command prompt?
>> I did find a copy of the wine.conf man page on the website as well,
>> could that copy of the man page be expanded to cover all the options please?
> There is no list of options in the first place right now. With the
> system we will be looking into creating a tool that will grab all
> options from the source code so we can keep the list up to date.
>> I could not find [wineoss] section documentation in any of the locations
>> I am aware of. I just set it to "1" but it did not seem to make any
>> difference to the audio lag unfortunately.
> Both the [wineoss] and [winealsa] options have never been documented.
> The normal behaviour though with a lack of performance and dsound is
> not lag but cliping sound. So I don't think it's a performance issue.
>> I do get far more network lag than I did when running Call of Duty on
>> win2k. Could this be caused by the sound lag? Is network lag a second
>> issue with is sometimes common?
> Set the [winmm] "drivers" option to nothing. You won't get any sound
> at all. Is the lag now less?
Does the case not matter?
err:wave:DSDB_MapBuffer Could not map sound device for direct access
err:wave:DSDB_MapBuffer Use: "HardwareAcceleration" = "Emulation" in the
[dsound] section of your config file
^^ had to turn this back on.
then there was sound again, so I could not test.
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