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Date:      Sun, 14 Aug 2011 15:32:54 -0500
From:      Andre Goree <andre@drenet.info>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Installing and using wine on amd64
Message-ID:  <4E4830F6.4030507@drenet.info>
In-Reply-To: <20110814222708.2a06dc05.freebsd@edvax.de>
References:  <20110814222708.2a06dc05.freebsd@edvax.de>

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On 08/14/2011 15:27, Polytropon wrote:
> In order to restore functionality that my old system provided
> almost 10 years ago (I checked when I bought it!), I'm currently
> trying to get wine working. Sadly, its Makefile states:
>
> 	ONLY_FOR_ARCHS=i386
>
> I've done some research and found lots of posts several years
> old that suggest that using wine on AMD64 is not possible or
> requires binary packages that don't exist, and even if one can
> install it, it doesn't run.
>
> Has this situation improved meanwhile? Does anyone have a
> recipe on how to get wine running?
>
> Current system is 8.2-STABLE/amd64. Should I better re-install
> everything (Intel Core2 4300 1.80GHz / 1799.81-MHz K8-class CPU
> here, and 2 GB RAM, that's why the AMD64 choice) and use i386
> instead?
>
> And maybe fix Gtk+ triggered GPU trouble that way? :-)
>
>
>
This worked out for me when I was in the same predicament a few days 
ago:  http://www.mediafire.com/wine_fbsd64

-- 
Andre Goree
andre@drenet.info




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