Re: Wine doesn't start
- Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2018 20:38:04 +0200
- From: Johann Klammer <klammerj@xxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Wine doesn't start
On 03/28/2018 09:50 PM, Markus Grunwald wrote:
> to play some old games, I wanted to start wine, but it always fails with
> errors like that in the attached gna.txt :(
> Not even winecfg is starting (I created gna.txt with starting winecfg).
> It used to work so well a while ago...
> That's what I have installed (debian testing, upgraded today):
> % dpkg -l wine\* | egrep '^ii'
> ii wine 3.0-1 all Windows API
> implementation - standard suite
> ii wine32:i386 3.0-1 i386 Windows API
> implementation - 32-bit binary loader
> ii wine64 3.0-1 amd64 Windows API
> implementation - 64-bit binary loader
> ii winetricks 0.0+20180217-1 all package manager for
> Wine to install software easily
> Can you help me with that, please?
Perhaps a memory issue. turn off all web browsers(firefox,chrome), cycle harvesters(boinc) etc..
Maybe also gnome-based window managers and try starting it in a bare x session.
Maybe add a swap partition.
(wine has always been mapping enormous amounts of memory)