[Wine] New to Wine
bon at elektron.ikp.physik.tu-darmstadt.de
Sat Oct 22 06:55:49 CDT 2005
>>>>> "Robert" == Robert Steinmetz <rob at steinmetznet.com> writes:
Robert> Uwe Bonnes wrote:
>>>>>>> "Robert" == Robert Steinmetz <rob at steinmetznet.com> writes:
Why do you answer in private mail?
I put a CC to wine-user on my reply...
Robert> I am new to Wine and recently tried to get an application to run
Robert> under Wine. I was able to get the application to work by copying
Robert> a working Program Files folder to the .wine directory. There
Robert> were two (really 3) problems.
Robert> 1) Install Shield failed to work, I gather this is a common
>> You're using an old version of wine. Major improvemnts with regard
>> to IS have been achieved in the last months.
Robert> I'm using version 200509030 which is the latest version for
Robert> Slackware at winehq.
Then it's supposed to work and the failing application should be added to
the wine installation conquest.
Robert> problem 2) The App uses a Rainbow Technologies hardware lock.
>> Read in the archives what was said about Wine being a users space
>> program, unable to run custom windows kernel space drives.
Robert> I understood that by running as root, although not recommenced,
Robert> it is possible to access the hardware directly.
Direct hardware access is only initialted by win95 programs. Newer program
use a driver for that.
Robert> 3) Install Shield for the hardware lock drivers failed.
>> There are some parts of advapi (involved in installing and running
>> these drives) not fully implemented.
Robert> My question is there any resource which can assist resolving the
Robert> Install Shield issues and getting the hardware lock to work? --
>> Find small downloadable application showing that error, and post a
>> pointer to those applications, a receipt how to reproduce the error
>> and an good error report. Perhaps somebody picks up the problem. Look
>> also in the bug data base.
Robert> Thanks for the information. I check further.
The first step is to post a source for download of the application, a
description of the error and a way how to get to that error.
Uwe Bonnes bon at elektron.ikp.physik.tu-darmstadt.de
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