[Wine] Beginner needs help !
collver at peak.org
Sat Feb 4 08:02:14 CST 2006
I am having the same problem here on NetBSD/i386 3.0, with the same
results, except that I am able to kill the processes after breaking out
On Sat, Feb 04, 2006 at 06:55:30AM +0100, Fabien Perdu wrote:
> On Fri, 03 Feb 2006 16:41:58 -0600
> Mr Duck <tld at codeexamples.org> wrote:
> > > I am unable to run anything, even winecfg.
> > > [wec at wec-vero ~]$ winecfg
> > > wine: creating configuration directory '/home/wec/.wine'...
> > > No error message, but no window opens :-((
> > Does it actually create the directory /home/wec/.wine ?
> Not precisely.
> It creates a directory
> such as .wine-gA1cDR/ .wine-GTMM10/ .wine-jaHZgc/ .wine-Xv08Dy/,
> a different one each time...
> > Is there anything in it after this happens?
> These directories all contain dosdevices drive_c (with a whole
> hierarchy) system.reg and user.reg
> > Have you tried running the wincfg program as root?
> Yes, same business...
> > A dumb question, but I'll ask anyway, you are in an x-windows
> > session, right?
> Of course :-))
> Actually with a KDE desktop.
> > Also, try setting a WINEDEBUG option and dump the output
> > to a file. Perhaps it will shed some light on the issue.
> > When I run (with a working wine system):
> > WINDEBUG="+all" winecfg >& ./winecfg.debug
> [wec at wec-vero ~]$ WINDEBUG="+all" winecfg >& ./winecfg.debug
> [wec at wec-vero ~]$ cat winecfg.debug
> wine: creating configuration directory '/home/wec/.wine'...
> [wec at wec-vero ~]$
> > > I can get the control back with Ctrl-C, which leaves several
> > > processes (wineserver,wine-preloader,and wineprefixcreate).
> > > I can kill them all except wine-preloader (even with kill -9).
> > > I now have a bunch of them...
> > Try using "kill -KILL". That always takes care of any stubborn
> > processes on my system.
> Not any difference with kill -9.
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