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Old 08-15-2004, 08:56 PM   #1
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Want stellar performances in Starcraft.


I have successfully installed and played Starcraft but I'm a little unsatisfied with it's speed. On my Linux box, the cursor feels much more sluggish than it does on a much slower Windows system. I was wondering if you guys had the same feeling and what you did to improve this.

I messed with the dga and mouse grab options, but that didn't do any good.

I have an i686 compiled version of cedega 4 and winehq 2004/07/16. Both perform the same.

I compiled a 2.6.7 kernel as well.

I run Starcraft in a dedicated 640x480x16bpp display (too bad Starcraft doesn't run in a 8bpp display).

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Old 06-14-2005, 05:37 AM   #2
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i got the same issue, im running debian with a 2.6.7 as well, its just plain sluggish, been looking for a while on how to fix it
 
Old 06-14-2005, 06:53 AM   #3
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Yay, update, Got starcraft running like a dream on my debian 3 with a 2.6.7 kernel, tried running it through cedega 4.3.2, but it was very sluggish, however, i tried under wine, and it ran like a dream when i turned of color cycling and character portraits. It might just be me, but i get the feeling that the game runs better under wine than it does through cedega\winex.
Other issuses i had, was the sound came out kinda bad at first through wine when i used the alsa drivers, i then forced dsound hardware emulation:

[dsound]
"HardwareAcceleration" = "Emulation"

now it runs great, ive been trying for a while to get this to work, and i hope this will help others

note, havent tried networking yet, but my guess is it should work
 
Old 06-14-2005, 09:49 AM   #4
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ahhh udp networking works
 
Old 08-25-2005, 06:52 PM   #5
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Now that it came 2 wine/cedega, can someone please help me why my wine doesn't launch anything at all??it says :
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nolimitz:/mnt/e # wine Aqua.exe
fixme:reg:_nt_dump_lf unknown Win XP node id 0x686c: do we need to add support for it ?
fixme:reg:_nt_dump_lf unknown Win XP node id 0x686c: do we need to add support for it ?
fixme:reg:_nt_dump_lf unknown Win XP node id 0x686c: do we need to add support for it ?
Warning: could not find DOS drive for current working directory '/mnt/e', starting in the Windows directory.
wine: cannot find 'Aqua.exe'
nolimitz:/mnt/e #
Although the file IS there...
so, anything goes??how can i configure wine??and also make it work...i noticed that starcraft runs on wine but on cedega it still has some problems...
 
  


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