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AR# 14589

install 4.2 -- error of failed request: xf86dga no direct video mode

Description

General Description: when attempting to launch a gui windows application under wine such as notepad or ise installer, one may receive the following error:

error of failed request: xf86dga no direct video mode

Solution

By default, the wine config file contains:

; Use a desktop window of 640x480 for Wine

;"Desktop" = "640x480"

Uncommenting the line:

;"Desktop" = "640x480"

prevents this error.

AR# 14589
Date Created 05/01/2002
Last Updated 04/14/2010
Status Archive
Type General Article