Garmin watches and USB

Michael Stefaniuc mstefani at
Tue Nov 24 16:05:15 CST 2009

On 11/24/2009 10:58 PM, Stefan Dösinger wrote:
> Am 24.11.2009 um 22:43 schrieb Charles Davis:
>> This really belongs on the wine-users mailing list.
> I'm not sure - I think from the context of the mail Chris is a coder himself, and the answer to his question on wine-users would be "Wine currently cannot do this".
> I am not too involved into the device mapping stuff in Wine, but I think what the app is missing is the enumeration of the USB device in the Windows USB services and/or the proper registry keys.
> Currently the only way to make the device accessible for Windows apps is doing something like
> ln -s /dev/ttyUSB0 ~/.wine/dosdevices/COM1
> Which gives you a classic serial port. But your app wants a USB-to-serial adapter with the right USB IDs etc.
> I think what is needed is an extension of the drive handling system that adds new drives when new disks are mounted to also add COM ports when serial ports appear, and add USB information when USB devices appear. I think this would be done somewhere in mountmgr.sys, but I am not sure.
> Maarten Lankhorst has written patches to get USB Storage devices listed properly a few years ago, in an attempt to make Windows Itunes sync to an Ipod. Those patches weren't committed because they need more work, but I think they would be a good starting point.
Stefan, let me guess, you just wanted to point him to ? ;)


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