[Wine] problems with games

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Tue Dec 30 20:19:52 CST 2008

On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 8:16 PM, ann <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> I've bought my 12 yr old son a used laptop (Dell Latitude D600) and convinced him to use a version of linux unstead of Windows.  The laptop came with PCLinuxOS release 2007.
> He really wants to be able to run some of his games, so I used the Synaptic Package Manager to install Wine.  The version available for PCLinuxOS was Wine 0.9.58.

Wow that's old...Upgrade.

> So far I've tried two games, and I've struck out on both.  The installations seems to go fine, but the games don't play.
> Star Wars: The Video Game
> ------------------------------------
> $ wine ./LegoStarwars.exe
> wine: Unhandled page fault on write access to 0xfffffffc at address 0x38c3bac (thread 0022), starting debugger...
> Unhandled exception: page fault on write access to 0xfffffffc in 32-bit code (0x038c3bac).
> Register dump:
> .....
> Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup
> ------------------------------------
> $wine ./QWC.exe
> A gui pops up which says "A debugger has been detected: Unload the debugger and try again".

Sounds like some copy protection...Depending on what kind it is,
might/might now work in wine.


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