Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 403161
World of warcraft no longer runs
Last modified: 2007-12-09 05:31:02 EST
Description of problem:
I've been using wine to play WoW for over a year. my current system is an Althon
X2 4200+ with 1 GB ram and a Gforce 7900GT.
I was running Fedora 6 and wine 0.9.49 and WoW 2.3.0 until sunday with no
issues. I reinstalled the system with Fedora 8, wine-0.9.49-1.fc8 and Nvidia's
100.14.19 driver. and now I'm having issues.
When I start in openGL mode I get "your 3d accelerator card is not supported by
World of Warcraft. Please install a 3D accelrator card with dual-TMU support".
If I start WoW in D3D mode I can get to the character screen but when I try to
enter the world I get the loading screen with music but the progress bar never
my glxgears reports 16000 fps or higher.
"glxinfo | grep direct" reports yes
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. use wine to start world of warcraft in either opengl or d3d mode
in opengl mode the program produces an error dialog before ever launching. in
D3D mode the game launches, lets you log in and select a character, but locks up
on loading screen without the progress bar even starting, though the music still
game should launch and play
I'm using the nvidia drivers from livna:
and kernel kernel-220.127.116.11-49.fc8
This seems to be a nvidia driver problem. I updated to the 169.04 beta drivers
and it the issue went away.
This does not seem to be an nvidia issue, but an issue with your old driver
installation. I'm playing WoW on 0.9.49 on F8 just fine.
Maybe you shouldn't use the livna package but the one from freshrpms, like i do :+