[bf1942] BF and wineX 3.1

rony rony at rony.homelinux.org
Fri Dec 19 18:13:11 EST 2003

Because it is much easier to run it in linux than to reboot into windows
to play a game.  Well IMHO :-)  And the performance on a decent games
machine is more than decent under winex.  It works fine on my laptap.

On Fri, 2003-11-14 at 06:26, Lee Latham wrote:
> Respectfully...really...WHY do you want to do this?  I can see doing it on 
> a lark but you are _never_ going to get the same performance under an 
> emulator as you will under the native platform, and modern games are very 
> resource intensive (bf1942 being the most intensive one so far that was 
> worth a damn).
> But spending time trying to get it right...madness!
> At 03:04 PM 11/13/2003 +0100, you wrote:
> >Hi all!
> >I'm new to this mailing list, is it only discussing server-stuff, or also
> >client probs?
> >Anyway, i hope this fits in here:
> >Has anyone BF running under wineX really good ?
> >I got it working, but quite poor...
> >The Sound is working, but not really nice, dunno how to explain, it just
> >sounds shabby.
> >Also if I select Options->Graphics in the BF Main-Screen i can only select
> >640x480 or 800x600 both in 32 or 16 bit.
> >Another thing which is not nice is that in the Game, whan I'm on the ground
> >there are several texturing-problems. The ground sometimes is black, etc...
> >When I`m in the Air and look down everything is nice.
> >
> >Does someone know if i have to install the NVidia-Graphics-driver for windows
> >in winex?
> >
> >Any suggestions from people who also (want to) play BF on a linux box?
> >
> >Thx in advance, Manni
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