[Wine] Re: Strange display error.

Doug Laidlaw laidlaws at dougshost.invalid
Mon Mar 19 00:47:06 CDT 2007

Doug Laidlaw wrote:

> Daniel Skorka wrote:
>> Doug Laidlaw <laidlaws at dougshost.invalid> wrote:
>>> The jigsaw program starts completely normally, the thumbnails are
>>> exactly as they were when I described them last time I posted, but the
>>> playing area is
>>> a solid colour with no pieces.  It has the colour I set before - in
>>> fact, one has different colours for the two screens, something that I
>>> don't think
>>> will happen under Windows itself.  Reinstalling the program, and
>>> reinstalling Wine, doesn't help.  Starting the Windows installation with
>>> Wine (old style - running wine + the executable in my Win98 SE
>>> directory)
>>> behaves exactly the same way.  The messages in a terminal are unchanged,
>>> just repeated: fixme:bitblt:X11DRV_BitBlt potential optimization -
>>> client-side DIB copy
>>> It is very strange that this is the only problem.  I don't see how it
>>> can be
>>> Wine, but are there any other tests I can run?  The version of Wine
>>> seems
>>> to be irrelevant, but for the record, the installed one is 0.9.12.  I
>>> have
>>> also tried 0.9.14 and the result of my wine-git tests.  All are the
>>> same. I made sure to delete the program's .ini file when reinstalling.
>> Have you tried contacting the developers of your jigsaw program? Maybe
>> they are willing to help you or at least provide some insights into what
>> might be the problem...
>> Daniel
> No, I haven't, Daniel. It works quite O.K. under Windows.  It must be a
> corrupted file somewhere in my O.S.  It works perfectly under Mandriva07
> beta
> as well.  It doesn't share any directories.  Logging in as
> a different user, in case it was something in my /home, made no
> difference. It will be something strange, whatever it is.
> Doug.

I replaced my xorg.conf and the problem went away.  The new file doesn't
look any different.

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