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I am installing wine
When I get to the instruction to type " wincfg:
I get the following:
err: service:validate_service_config Service L "PnSson" has unknown service type
err: service:scmdatabase_load_services Invalid config of service L "PnSson" - skipping
Then the following appears:
mmap()failed: cannot allocate memory
This line is repeated 10 times
Any advice would be very much appreciated!!
Which distribution are you working with? Did you use your package manager to install wine or did you install wine from source? The error message suggests you are unable to allocate memory but doesn't say if that's due to a mismatch in libraries or because of a lack of memory. What is the output of:
Have not used Wine as others have experienced problems running software that I would have tried with it. You should check that you have any required dependencies installed. If you are using a Linux distribution, then try installing wine from their repository as it will include the dependencies and it is pre-compiled.
Looks like that output scrolled off the top of the window. Let's just get the output of:
. That should show us if you're out of memory or if it's a dependency mismatch (which is my guess). You also never mentioned your distro or if you built wine from source. How did you get wine installed?
That last part is not a link. Could you possibly link the page for easier reference? It looks like you have plenty of memory so we'll have to go with mismatched binaries for your distribution. Which version of Ubuntu are you using, and did you use synaptic or apt to install wine?
Hi I am at work now so will contact you when I am at home. Can you please advise how I can link the page? I presume this is the page of instructions. Also I am not sure about synaptic or apt. Sorry if I sound stupid but I am new to all this but am really keen to learn.
I am using Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Thanks Cato
Don't worry about it. To link a page simply throw the URL in the editing box. The forum will take care of the rest. I just want to look through the instructions and see what you did before I start making guesses as to what could be wrong. That's the handy thing about following guides.
So by installing the wine repository version of wine, the dependencies got a little messed up. Let's remove the line you added to /etc/apt/sources and then reinstall wine and see if that fixed the problems you're seeing.