[Wine] Homeworld 2 fails to launch
cabose1213 at gmail.com
Thu May 8 23:01:34 CDT 2008
On Thu, May 8, 2008 at 7:29 PM, Tlarhices <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> >> wine: Call from 0x7b841e00 to unimplemented function
> >> ntoskrnl.exe.IoGetDeviceProperty, aborting
> This is a call to the kind of function that can be used by copy protection
> systems. In any case this specific function does not exists in wine
> currently (that's what the 'unimplemented function' is saying) so this game
> will not work right now under wine.
> If this call is made only by the copy protection system then using that
> kind of 'patch' may be used as a really bad workaround, if this call is made
> by any other part of the program then it will still not work.
> There is already a bug report for this problem here :
> You can vote for it to show your interest in this bug and help solve it
> from bugzilla (like by answering Lei Zhang's question)
> I answered lei's question (which was that the demo didn't work either) and
> i tried the nocd patch. both the demo and the nocd patched game got rid of
> the error involving the anit-piracy checker but the game still didn't run
> and a ton of (i think directx) errors still show up
"Black holes are where god divided by Zero."
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