[Wine] Issues with vcrun2005

Michael Blumenkrantz michael.blumenkrantz at gmail.com
Sun Mar 31 13:35:22 CDT 2013

On Sat, 30 Mar 2013 12:03:27 +0000
Michael Blumenkrantz <michael.blumenkrantz at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I've recently been having issues when trying to install vcrun2005 using wine 1.5.25-1.5.27 and winetricks (latest). I'm using a clean wineprefix, and it seems that the wine process hangs in executing the installer exe; strace shows that it's sitting in wait().
> I recall that this used to work...is this a known bug?
> Thanks in advance!


Disregard the previous mail here, the issue was a bug in systemd where not having hugetlbfs enabled causes any process accessing /dev/hugepages (such as wine) to hang permanently.

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