[pkg-wine-party] Bug#793879: Bug#793879: wine: Failed to connect to the mount manager

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 17:26:35 UTC 2015

On Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 7:47 AM, Eric Christensen
<eric at christensenplace.us> wrote:
> Package: wine
> Version: 1.6.2-20
> Severity: grave
> Justification: renders package unusable
> Dear Maintainer,
>    * What led up to the situation?
> Attempted to get a Windows program to work under WINE.
>    * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or ineffective)?
> Using an existing install (from Fedora 21) I launched the program only to
> receive several errors.  It appears that the errors revolve around Wine
> Configuration not being able to connect to the mount manager leading to no
> drives being configured.  I've uninstalled and reinstalled wine and have
> removed my ~/.wine.
>    * What was the outcome of this action?
> Problem still exists.
> $ winecfg
> fixme:service:scmdatabase_autostart_services Auto-start service L"MountMgr"
> failed to start: 2
> err:winecfg:open_mountmgr failed to open mount manager err 2
>    * What outcome did you expect instead?
> Program would run under wine.

Downgrading Wine and maintaining the same WINEPREFIX is not supported.
You need to reinstall your application under Debian's wine instead of
transferring your WINEPREFIX from Fedora (which is probably on 1.7.4x+


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