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ATI initialization crash

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The ATI binary driver overwrites some cpu registers it should not touch by default. Although Wine attemts to catch this, the check seems to fail sometimes, resulting in a crash when initializing winex11.drv:

=>1 0xf7cf0d63 (0x0034e988) 2 0x7e90e7c7 in winex11 (+0x3e7c7) (0x0034ea08) 3 0x7e910b75 X11DRV_setup_opengl_visual+0x35() in winex11 (0x0034eaf8) 4 0x7e921738 in winex11 (+0x51738) (0x0034ed08) ...

Or similar.

A workaround is to set UseFastTLS to "2" in fglrx's driver section in xorg.conf:

Option "UseFastTLS" "2"
Last modified on 2016-02-17 14:31:23 by Caron Wills
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