wine kills X

Andreas Mohr andi at
Fri Jan 12 16:18:19 CST 2007


On Fri, Jan 12, 2007 at 02:04:21PM +1000, Edward Savage wrote:
> Also I've had a number of odd problems with directx and wine over the last
> two weeks.  Including a very strange one where the second time I run the
> application it's speed is slower than an ant in the range of 0.7fps instead
> of the normal 10fps - furthermore it's ability to grab data seems to also be
> slowed.  This is all while using the same resources that the application
> does at full speed.  I'm forced to restart my xserver every time I wish to
> play it (which is twice a day) and if I don't I can kill X or even lock up
> my system.  Though I've been unable to work out the cause beyond 'it's
> probably some thing to do with the nvidia driver'.  If some one could offer
> a some debugging advice on what I should be looking for it'd be very nice.

Run a diff on glxinfo and xdpyinfo logs from before and after running that
Maybe something changes, and this might hint at the problem.

/var/log/Xorg.0.log doesn't display anything relevant either, I assume?

Andreas Mohr

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