|Latest Wine Version Tested:||8.0-rc1|
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What does not
What was not tested
Nothing, as the installer crashes
The installer crashes (regardless of whether -lgntforce was passed or not) with "Unhandled exception: page fault on read access to 0x00001b59 in 32-bit code (0x6ed5e210)"
The address points to user32+0x5e210: cmpb $0xff,0x0(%eax).
Tested with a 32-bit prefix and Windows version set to XP. Setting Windows to 98 does not change anything.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Dec 10 2022||8.0-rc1||Yes||Yes||No||Garbage||Fiku Miku Foo Foo Foo|
|Current||Arch Linux x86_64||Oct 30 2022||7.19||No||Not installable||No||Garbage||Fiku Miku Foo Foo Foo|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Oct 05 2012||1.5.14||Yes||Yes||Platinum||Manne Dyrver|
|Show||Ubuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Nov 30 2012||1.4||Yes||Yes||Platinum||an anonymous user|
|Show||Fedora 16 x86_64||Dec 14 2011||1.3.29||Yes||Yes||Bronze||Konstantin Boyandin|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
Game will be randomly crashed on multicore systems. This is bug of Dark Engine (see bug #9844 for more info).
Launch game via taskset program:
taskset -c 1 wine Shock.exe
The game's installer refuses to install if it detects Windows 2k or later. To work around this, you have two options. First, you can run winecfg and set the Windows version to Windows 98, and then run setup.exe from the CD as normal. Alternatively, you can open a terminal, navigate to the CD drive, and run the installer this way: wine "setup.exe" -lgntforce
Do a full install (Intel codec too), but do not install Direct X.
Install SS2 Tool
SS2 Tool should be the first thing you do after installing the game. It replaces the official patch, and also includes a few other critical bugfixes needed to get System Shock 2 working on modern systems. It also removes the copy protection.For better looking graphics:
Install the SHTUP texture pack.
Install the Rebirth Complemented High-Definition model pack.