[Wine] Running EQ2 under Wine locks my system... anyone else?

Anurag Mishra mishra.anurag07 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 13:12:27 CDT 2007

I am not expert in this but it seems that game requires at least Shader
Model 3 which is yet to be implemented by Wine.
Moreover, people at AppDB do confirm that they have a lockup problem.

On 9/18/07, Chris Howe <mrmessiah at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to make a return to getting Everquest2
> running under Wine, but I'm hampered at the moment
> by the fact that it hard-locks my system when it
> gets to the "Adding player to world..." stage.
> A few months back it would get this far and crash
> but now it absolutely locks up, mouse still moves
> but cannot click, other windows on screen (such
> as the one with "top" running freeze, keyboard is
> dead, can't ctrl-alt-backspace, in fact even the
> numlock light is stuck on - the only thing I can
> do is reboot.
> I'm running the latest GIT source compiled on my
> box running the latest Ubuntu Feisty with the
> latest drivers from ATI for my X1600. Other (linux
> native) 3D apps work fine, such as supertux cart
> etc.
> Can anyone else confirm this happens with EQ2?
> --
> Chris
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