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Syberia black screen

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plozib Thursday 13 December 2018 at 2:42
plozibAnonymous

I'm trying to play Syberia (pt. 1) using the version from Good Old Games. When I run it through POL, I can hear the starting music but I only see a black screen. Any suggestions how to proceed?

Thanks (and apologies if I didn't post this in the right forum.)


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Linux version: Linux Mint 18.3 Xfce; Kernel 4.15.0-39

POL version: 4.2.10

Relevant computer specs:
CPU:       Dual core Intel Core i7-6500U
Graphics:  Card: Intel Sky Lake Integrated Graphics
           Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) Resolution: 1600x900@60.00hz
           GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics 520 (Skylake GT2)
           GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 18.0.5 Direct Rendering: Yes

 

PlayOnLinux logfile

[12/12/18 20:39:07] - Running wine- Syberia.exe (Working directory : /home/jp-nopa/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/Syberia1/drive_c/GOG Games/Syberia)
fixme:win:EnumDisplayDevicesW ((null),0,0x33e714,0x00000000), stub!
fixme:winediag:AUDDRV_GetAudioEndpoint Winepulse is not officially supported by the wine project
fixme:winediag:AUDDRV_GetAudioEndpoint For sound related feedback and support, please visit http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1960599
fixme:win:EnumDisplayDevicesW ((null),0,0x33e714,0x00000000), stub!
fixme:ddraw:DirectDrawEnumerateExA flags 0x00000007 not handled
fixme:win:EnumDisplayDevicesW ((null),0,0x33e604,0x00000000), stub!
fixme:win:EnumDisplayDevicesW ((null),0,0x33df54,0x00000000), stub!
fixme:win:EnumDisplayDevicesW ((null),0,0x33df54,0x00000000), stub!
fixme:ddraw:ddraw7_Initialize Ignoring guid {aeb2cdd4-6e41-43ea-941c-8361cc760781}.
fixme:win:EnumDisplayDevicesW ((null),0,0x33e694,0x00000000), stub!
fixme:d3d_surface:wined3d_surface_flip Ignoring flags 0x28.
fixme:d3d:resource_check_usage Unhandled usage flags 0x8.
fixme:d3d:resource_check_usage Unhandled usage flags 0x8.
Tutul Thursday 13 December 2018 at 18:06
Tutul
Moderator

try running it in a virtual desktop (see configuration > wine > wine configuration)


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plozib Thursday 13 December 2018 at 21:06
plozibAnonymous

Thanks. I tried that but no change in results. However, by running it in a virtual desktop I was able to notice that the POL crash warning happens almost immediately when the game starts up. In other words, even though music is playing, POL is already aware of the crash. (Originally I thought that warning was happening because I was force-closing the game.)

Tutul Friday 14 December 2018 at 16:34
Tutul
Moderator

The crash popup detect error with wine but sometimes, the program (and wine) can run quite normally. The current system is prompt to false detection.

Did you have any other error messages with wine ? Or is the sound good for a while before crashing ?


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plozib Wednesday 19 December 2018 at 20:15
plozibAnonymous

Ok, I just found the time to get back to this error. :) In answer to the last questions:

  • No, there were no other error messages as far as I can tell.
  • The crash popup happens immediately but the sound is fine even after the popup. I don't think anything other than the graphics is crashing (I can hear the intro music and then the transition to the main menu, and then the music just keeps playing).
     
Tutul Wednesday 19 December 2018 at 22:01
Tutul
Moderator

It's a pure graphical problem then. Did you install requested directx in the winprefix (using POL configuration menu) ?


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