kernel patch needed for wine?

Sam Fourman Jr. sfourman at
Mon Jul 12 20:07:42 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 7:25 AM, Tijl Coosemans <tijl at> wrote:
> On Wednesday 30 June 2010 01:54:11 Sam Fourman Jr. wrote:
>> Last Tuesday blizzard release World of Warcraft 3.3.5, and with this
>> patch World of warcraft stopped working in FreeBSD 8.1 amd64, it
>> crashes right after login.
>> I have been playing World of Warcraft on FreeBSD amd64 since December
>> of 2009 using the beta Nvidia 64bit drivers and this wine how-to
>> I can verify that on PCBSD 8.1 RC1 32bit World of warcraft works post
>> 3.3.5 so far as I can tell it is only broken on amd64.
> Could you give the attached patch a try?
> cd /usr/src
> patch -p1 < /path/to/patch-amd64-dr7
> make buildkernel installkernel

I can confirm that this fixes wow post 3.3.5
on FreeBSD amd64 using cvs tag RELENG_8

it also works on PC-BSD 8.1 amd64 with the applied patch

Sam Fourman Jr.
Fourman Networks

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