How to make your machine crash when running Wine

Scott Ritchie scott at
Tue Jul 3 20:18:30 CDT 2007

It would be good if we had this as an FAQ entry somewhere.

Scott Ritchie

On Thu, 2007-06-21 at 21:41 -0400, gslink wrote:
> If you are using the Nvidia drivers posted on the Nvidia web site then 
> you MUST reinstall these drivers whenever you update ANY of the X-server 
> software.  If you replace the kernel you will be forced to reinstall the 
> drivers but just replacing the X-server or the open GL code does not do 
> this.  Not reinstalling drivers when video code is replaced usually 
> causes problems.  It seems like every time RH updates any video code but 
> does not upgrade the kernel at the same time there are complaints that 
> Wine causes machines to crash.  This is the reason.

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