[Wine] Re: Has wine problems with multiple X displays?

Paul Romanyszyn pgr at arcelectronicsinc.com
Tue Aug 21 13:03:54 CDT 2007

Martin Burggraf wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a question about wine; I'm using version 0.9.39.
> I have multiple X displays (:0.0 :0.1 :2.0) and I've noticed, that when 
> running an application in wine on one of these, it's not possible to 
> start another (or the same) application on one of the other displays. I 
> always get the error message:
>> X Error of failed request:  BadWindow (invalid Window parameter)
>>   Major opcode of failed request:  1 (X_CreateWindow)
>>   Resource id in failed request:  0xa3
>>   Serial number of failed request:  15
>>   Current serial number in output stream:  20
> When I close the running application, I can start a new one on any display.
> Now my question is: Is this a "normal" behaviour, or is this something I 
> can 'solve' with a special kind of configuration?
> Then there is another matter: Some of my displays have window managers, 
> others not.
> Is there a way to set the "HKCU\Software\Wine\X11 Driver\Managed"-option 
> depending on which display wine is running on? (Or have it check if a 
> window manager is present)
> thanks...
> Martin
see man wine down to the WINEPREFIX section. Using a different 
WINEPREFIX per display should work.
Paul R.

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