Wine and mmap

Anish Mistry mistry.7 at osu.edu
Sat Sep 11 14:05:21 PDT 2004


On Saturday 11 September 2004 02:00 pm, you wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 06, 2004 at 01:49:35AM -0400, Anish Mistry wrote:
> > On Sunday 05 September 2004 05:15 pm, Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
> > > [ John, sorry for the duplicate message; this is the correct one. ]
> > >
> > > On Fri, 27 Aug 2004, John Birrell wrote:
> > > > Anish Mistry <mistry.7 at osu.edu> has developed a patch to choose an
> > > > appropriate mmap address. He posted it to -current. I haven't had
> > > > time to test it.
> > >
> > > Thanks for the note.  Will you have time to test/commit this before
> > > 5.3?
> > >
> > > Anish, do you have any news on this patch?  (Wine has been broken for a
> > > couple of months now, and it would be great to have at least 5.3
> > > fixed.)
> >
> > Well I guess this is my lucky day.  Apply the attached patch for vm_mmap
> > to your kernel and patch the August wine sources with the wine-mmap.patch
> > and compile and install wine (be sure to use gmake).  This is working on
> > my dev system with 6-CURRENT as of Saturday night.
> > The wine mmap patch just doesn't reserve the DOS area so DOS programs may
> > not work.  This seems to just work around a side effect of the kernel
> > mmap patch. I still think that the kernel mmap patch has issues so I'm
> > hoping Alan can give us some feedback.
> > Anyway this worked for me, YMMV.
>
> Do these combined work for you, minus any modifications to mmap(2)?  I do
> not feel that the kernel mmap(2) should be modified in this manner, that it
> is a strictly userland problem.
>
With only these applied I get old message that wine can't mmap it's address 
space.

-- 
Anish Mistry
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