[Wine] Re: Wineserver is not shooting down

Ludger wineforum-user at winehq.org
Mon May 12 18:04:30 CDT 2008

Dan Kegel wrote:
> 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

Thanks Dan - this works perfect. Shoots down Winserver and I am able to start IE4Linux again. You are the MAN

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