[arch-general] problem while bridging network

Andrei Thorp garoth at gmail.com
Thu May 14 07:01:03 EDT 2009

> You can, with some hacking.  However I have yet to successfully make
> this work with a win 7 VM. For XP in virtualbox, the following should
> work:
> 1) Set up the VM, ensuing the 3d accel checkbox is checked
> 2) Install XP
> 3) Install the virtualbox guest additions
> 4) Install wined3d into in windows from here: http://aybabtu.com/rmh/wined3d/
> After that, you should have fully operational opengl and d3d
> acceleration in your XP guest machine.  I have used this successfully
> with audiosurf, other games may or may not work depending on what
> hardware checks they make and what parts of d3d they use.
> NOTE: you should disable mouse integration when playing games under
> this.  The integration features mess up the mouse controls rather
> badly.
> NOTE: When wined3d asks you which parts to install, do NOT check the
> first one, for direct2d.  Doing so will break your XP install.
> Checking the directx 8, 9 and 10 boxes however are all safe, so far as
> I can tell.
> -Aren Olson
> --
> "Whoever said sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain."
> - K. Jackson
> Ubuntu Linux - www.ubuntu.com

Huh, this is excellent information, thanks. Probably still slow and
regular Wine bugginess, but maybe worth trying. I have a friend at
work who's a serious Eve addict. He might find this very interesting

Cheers :)

More information about the arch-general mailing list