[Wine] everquest and an inverted screen

Derek McGowan dmcgowan at deniment.on.ca
Sun Sep 9 05:54:55 CDT 2007

Sorry, but I just cannot resist this one ...

   It's like the issue might be hardware related, I'm not sure, but
possibly turning your monitor upside down may fix the issue ...

Again, I know this is not a real solution, but I couldn't resist ...


On Sat, 2007-09-08 at 06:28 -0700, Gregg Jensen wrote:
> I am trying to get the original Everquest up and running on the latest
> wine.  I have it installed and the patcher runs just fine, and can
> launch into the game.  However, from the character select screen on,
> the graphic screen is inverted (ie, upside down). Since this is the
> first time I have tried anything with wine, and 
> literally I put the CD in, had wine install it and then ran it (OK, so
> I had to give it the file d9d9x_30.dll first).  That is no options,
> just blindly started it.  So, I assume that others have gone down this
> path, but I haven't seen recent postings about running Everquest.
> Maybe there are other options that I am supposed to be using that are
> not apparent for a wine newbie.  Any one actually running  this 
> version (ie, EQ 1 not 2) on a regular basis?
> If it is pertinent, I am running this on kubuntu feisty fawn, with
> ATI 
> x600 with the open source drivers, not running beryl at the time of 
> running wine (using latest binary version 0.9.44) 
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