Can't determine disk space, install fails
thestig at google.com
Wed Mar 26 09:40:43 CDT 2008
On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 6:49 AM, Pavel Troller <patrol at sinus.cz> wrote:
> We have a long-persisting problem there. It persists for many wine versions
> and prevents some programs from installing.
> As an example, today my son complained about impossibility to install WoW.
> The installer was not able to determine the free space on the disk (there was
> a dash instead of a number in the box) and the Continue button was greyed out,
> so it was not possible to proceed.
> There are other cases, in which the installers say that there is not enough
> space on the disk and fail. Of course there is enough space, but the installer
> is not able to find it.
> Especially WoW has Gold rating and these problems are not mentioned, so I
> don't think that this is a common wine problem, thus I'm not going to open
> a bug for it. I'm begging for a hint instead, what to try to find the cause
> of the problem.
> Wine is always manually compiled and it runs on a "generic Linux system",
> not on any particular, publicly known distro.
> With regards, Pavel Troller
Can you file a bug for this on Wine's bugzilla?  I'm really
surprised WoW does not install for you, considering it's probably one
of the most popular apps out there.
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