FC6 x86_64: Trying to debug Transgaming/wineHQ wine
sean.bruno at dsl-only.net
Thu Feb 8 06:58:31 UTC 2007
On Wed, 2007-02-07 at 22:56 -0800, Sean Bruno wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-02-08 at 06:52 +0000, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> > Sean Bruno <sean.bruno <at> dsl-only.net> writes:
> > > I've been trying to use the Transgaming version of wine on FC6 x86_64 at
> > > home recently.
> > As a wild guess (from reading both this and the thread you pointed to), might
> > this be related to ExecShield hardware NX/XD bit support? (Note that I don't
> > have an x86_64 machine nor Cedega nor any of the affected Window$ games, so
> > please don't ask me to test anything.)
> > Kevin Kofler
> I really don't have a clue. The tech support response was vague with
> specifics except to say that there were issues with the copy protection
> What is the relationship between 'Execshield hardware NX/XD bit support'
> and a x86_64 version of linux? I'm not sure I followed your statement,
> but I would like to know more.
Answering my own post here:
Execshield on wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NX_bit
As a follow up, why would Transgaming tech support say that *Fedora* is
broken but not mention other distributions?
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