[Wine] WoW crashes Wine

Jim Hall volunteer.jim at gmail.com
Fri Mar 25 18:21:49 CDT 2011

On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 2:59 PM, kinkywinky <wineforum-user at winehq.org>wrote:

> So I managed to install and get WoW running on my Eee PC 1000HD.  However,
> the program will crash unexpectedly after 5-20 minutes.  There doesn't seem
> to be a predictable occurrence that causes it to crash tho.  I have been
> looking for answers but have found nothing so far.
> I should clarify that it isnt a complete crash.  Wine pops up an error
> about how it needs to close but I can still hear the music in WoW but the
> program doesn't respond to inputs.  And I cannot exit out of WoW without
> force quitting and cannot start it again until I restart my laptop.
> Specs:
> Eee PC 1000HD
> Ubuntu-netbook 10.10
> Kernel Linux 2.6.35-28-generic-pae
> Intel Celeron M 900Mhz
> (upgraded to:)2G RAM
> I'm running WoW on Wine 1.2.2
> I run it with OpenGL because d3d doesn't work. I have modified the registry
> and use Eee Applet and GMABooster (neither which seem to effect the gameplay
> or crash)
> Here is some information that I thought relevant.
> Pastebin from wow crash. Crash occured on line 127
> http://pastebin.com/ppAWepHD
> Config.wtf
> http://pastebin.com/HtEMqgMy
> :~$ glxinfo | grep rendering
> direct rendering: Yes
> :~$ glxinfo | grep "OpenGL version"
> OpenGL version string: 1.4 Mesa 7.9-devel
> The only AddOn I'm using is ApplyToForehead (disabling this did not resolve
> the issue  either)
> Please give me some advice on how to get this working.  I'm rather linux
> illiterate so I may need to be walked through more tests.

Have you checked Blizzards minimum specs for the game? A 900 MHz processor
seems a bit low.

Also, what is your video card chipset?

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