[Wine] Wine always crash very badly

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sun Feb 15 14:35:13 CST 2009

On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 3:00 PM, Federico <undicizeri at gmail.com> wrote:
> I all,
> I'm using wine 1.1.14 and when I try to play any game all the system
> crash and become unresponsive: I can't restart X with
> ctrl+alt+backspace and  the Sysrq magic key doesn't work.
> Wine crashes in about 0 to 10 minutes EVERY time no matter which game
> I'm playng.
> I don't know if it is a wine, Xorg, Kernel or nvidia driver problem
> but a month ago wine worked like a charm. I've tryed to compile wine
> from git but the problem is the same.
> Xorg.log, error.log, kernel.log, don't report anything strange.
> When the system hangs there no way I can restart/reboot or do
> anything, the only thing I can do is an hardware reset... and this
> sucks very badly
> There is a way I can test if the problem is related to xorg or wine or
> whatever else?
The most likely causes are bad video card or bad video drivers. wine
has no low level access to hardware so it has only a limited ability
to lock up a system.


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