Wine: HEAP_CreateSystemHeap Error

Edward West edward-west at
Tue Jun 14 21:16:36 GMT 2005

Whenever I use Wine to run a Windows executable, the following error 
shows up:

err:heap:HEAP_CreateSystemHeap system heap base address 0x80000000 not 

Some programs will then hang, though others will execute normally.

I am running FreeBSD 5.3 RELEASE.  The Wine version is 20050524.  I 
cvsup'ed my ports tree before building and installing the Wine port, but 
I didn't portupgrade.

Some Linux users have gotten the same error and were able to fix it by 
recompiling their kernels to support processes that need more than 2GB 
of memory.  I didn't think this should be necessary for FreeBSD.

The bug report (which talks about the 2GB issue ) for this error is:

I would be satisfied just to know if there is an earlier version without 
this problem that runs on 5.3.

Thank you for any help you can provide.

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