winedevice taking up 100% after wine cmd

Damjan Jovanovic damjan.jov at
Fri Nov 4 02:55:02 CDT 2011

On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 10:05 PM, Hin-Tak Leung <hintak_leung at>wrote:

> I just had a rather odd incident earlier today when I just launched "wine
> cmd", and saw that my process monitor max-out to 100% - and it continued,
> until I finished what I intended to do and exited cmd,  minutes later. I
> wasn't doing anything else and no typing anything in the cmd console
> either, so that was curious. It was winedevice taking up 100%.
> I tried wine cmd later but couldn't get that odd behavior any more. But is
> there any reason why winedevice should go into a spin?
> This is fedora 15 x86_64 running 32-bit wine I built myself.
The winedevice process just loads a (Windows) device driver and runs it.
What driver is being loaded?
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