Wine killing X

Dan Kegel dank at
Sat Apr 28 09:05:23 CDT 2007

Chris wrote:
> I get this fairly regularly. After a few runs of any Wine program, the
> next time I try and run something it will crash X.

I had a spate of that over the last month or two.
I think I tracked it down to known X driver problems.
Upgrading from Dapper to Feisty may have helped.

Juan, what distribution, version, and graphics card are you using?
If you're using Ubuntu, and aren't on Feisty yet, try

I'm using driver atimisc, on an ancient ATI Rage Pro.
- Dan

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