[Wine]Total Annihilationcd annd map problems

Andrew Neil Ramage nrsc16850 at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Jul 14 12:15:03 CDT 2005

Is the symlink for d: referencing the same cdrom ?


You can be the captain
I will draw the chart
Sailing into destiny
Closer to the heart

Closer to the Heart by Rush (A Farewell to Kings, 1977)


Dan Stefan Rundberget wrote:
> I've heard that Total Annihilation (a fantastic game) runs in wine, 
> (frankscorner.org and som other people on various malinglists). I've 
> applied the 3.1 patch (ta1x-31c.exe) and tried to run the game under 
> wine-20050628 in Fedora Core 4 with 2.6.11 kernel, it starts and I press 
> "single", no problem, but when I try to press "new campagne" or 
> "skirmish" I get asked to enter the apropriate cd, so I enter them and 
> see as they automaticly mounts (as konqueror pops up with the contents 
> of /media/cdrom). but I still get asked to enter the the 
> CD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I've tried to use a noCD-patch then I got a step 
> further, into the "new campagne"/"skirmish" menus, but the choose 
> map/mission boxes are empty! I have OEM versiones of the game, don't 
> tell me that I have to have real CDs (which are probably impossible to 
> find in Norway now a days!). frankscorner.org has tested the game in 
> wine-20020605, but I didn't find the sources for it to see if it worked 
> properly in it. the archive in sf.net doesn't streach that far back in 
> time.
> I've tried to search the mailinglist archives and google but I didn't 
> find enything, so if someone har posted somthing like this before, SORRY!
> PS, I'm Norwegian so please excuse my spelling.
> I hope someone can help me, and thankyou in advance to enyone who helps.
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