[Wine] Wineserver is not shooting down

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Mon May 12 17:25:36 CDT 2008

On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 3:18 PM, Ludger <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
>  To login into a company website I have to use IE6 - Firefox is not handling the Web Site due to some reglementations.
>  IE6 runs fine and there are NO problems. Only after exit, the Wineserver keeps running and takes away a lot CPU Power. I can stop it manually (System Monitor -> Process. Right Click and I can stop it (and it relieves the Power from the CPU). But if I want to start some wine programs later, it's not starting to run.
>  Why (or how) can the Wineserver be stopped automatic after using wine ? How can I start Wineserver to run IE6 ? I tried wineserver -k . Does not work.

I bet you used ies4linux, right?
In that case, you need to do something like
  WINEPREFIX=$HOME/.ies4linux/ie6 wineserver -k
to shut wineserver down cleanly.

We don't support ies4linux (too many native overrides) here, sorry...
you might try asking the ies4linux folks.
- Dan

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