Issues with VMware Workstation 6.5.0, winetest and directx acceleration enabled

Roderick Colenbrander thunderbird2k at
Fri Nov 7 05:59:47 CST 2008


Note that Vmware its 3D support makes use of the opengl drivers of the host system. In other words the crash could indeed be a bug inside the vmware 3d drivers but it could even be related to the opengl drivers on your Linux system.


> Hi,
> FYI.
> I had to disable "Accelerate 3D graphics (DirectX 9.0c)" in the VM
> settings on 
> several of my Vmware boxes. Winetest crashed my W2K and Vista box
> (ddraw:d3d) 
> and made my Win98 box unresponsive (user32:sysparams when changing to 8bit
> display).
> If I can find some spare time I will report this to VMware. I do however
> run 
> VMware Workstation on Fedora 8 which is not officially supported.
> -- 
> Cheers,
> Paul.

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