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Old 04-18-2004, 05:08 AM   #1
fcaraballo
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Interesting Wine Problem..Any Ideas?


I have a problem with wine and pokerstars.com program (I use this program as a baseline since I use it in many different OS's, that, and I just love Texas Hold'em, lol). It seems that when I run pokerstars in any other WM/DE (Fluxbox, XFCE, Gnome, IceWM to name a few) other than KDE, the animation lags really bad (and we're not talking hard core animation here). I decided this weekend to try out DLG and see how it worked. Had heard good and bad things about DLG but I like to make up my mind on my own. Over all, Not Bad. Of course, pokerstars had the same animation lag. I have found that if i turn off the sound (either OSS or ALSA depending on WM/DE) the animation works perfectly (same thing with DLG).

My question is this:
Why would sound be effecting graphics (except in KDE)? Is there something that DLG and other WM/DE do different with sound than KDE? Any ideas on how to fix this problem?

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Old 04-18-2004, 08:22 AM   #2
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Possibly something to do with the sound server KDE uses. Try starting up arts when your in a different WM by typing artsd.
 
Old 05-11-2004, 01:03 PM   #3
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Worked. Thank you dopefish. (sorry I didn't say it sooner, but I forgot about this post)

MagicMan

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