2.6.37-rc2-git7 regression: wine fails to start

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Mon Nov 22 04:56:31 PST 2010

Hi Alex,

On Sun, 21 Nov 2010 19:57:23 -0500, Alex Deucher wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 1:51 PM, Jean Delvare <khali at linux-fr.org> wrote:
> > On Sun, 21 Nov 2010 11:12:32 -0500, Alex Deucher wrote:
> >> It's probably this patch:
> >> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=f30df2fad0c901e74ac9a52a488a54c69a373a41
> >
> > Your guess was correct: after applying the above patch to kernel
> > 2.6.36, I get the same problem.
> >
> >> Which exposes a bug in the 3D driver in certain cases.  For some
> >> reason we get a cb height of 8192 or greater in some cases in the 3D
> >> driver.  I haven't had time to look into why.  You might try r600g for
> >> comparison.
> >
> > Not sure how to "try r600g"?
> It's a newer driver for r6xx+ hardware.  Configure mesa
> (http://cgit.freedesktop.org/mesa/mesa) with --enable-gallium-r600.

Unfortunately the thing doesn't seem to be willing to build on my
system :( It won't find talloc even though it is installed. I don't
have more time to spend on this.

> I actually talked to Dave earlier today, and the problem is more
> likely a command buffer getting flushed at the wrong time leading to a
> buffer without cb info in it.

I think I'll just wait for you to come up with a fix :) I am in no
hurry, I only use wine once in a while. Let me know if I can help with

Jean Delvare

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