[Wine] Wine and /home partition woes on Gentoo/amd64

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Mon Apr 27 10:26:18 CDT 2009

> I have been using Gentoo Linux for a year now,

Since early 2004 here on 30 to 50 machines (real or virtual hw)
between home and work.

> and never have I had a problem I couldn't solve. However, not long ago I bought a 1 TB hard disk which I divided into 7 partitions: /boot, (swap), /, /var, /tmp, /usr and /home (yes, that's FreeBSD influence right there). When I finished compilation of Wine, I found I could no longer install DirectX. Age of Empires III, Black & White II and Unreal Tournament III wouldn't install either - it wouldn't budge. These are the errors DXSetup produces:

You should NEVER install DirectX under wine.


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