[Wine] how to create fake cd drive?
topace3 at oijk.net
Thu Nov 2 13:24:01 CST 2006
Istvan Gabor wrote:
> Hello all:
> How could I create a fake cd-rom drive in wine so that windows
> programs would accept it as a cd drive?
> I googled around but could not find any example only some
> obscure info that it's doable.
I assume that you want to mount a .iso image. Any other image can be
converted to .iso.
1) (as root) mount the iso image to a temporary mountpoint
> mount -o loop /home/joe/cd.iso /mnt/temp
2) set up wine to use this as a drive
Click on Drives, Add...
Set path to /mnt/temp (or other mountpoint)
Click on Show Advanced
Set Type to CD-ROM
there! wine will now map your mountpoint (or any directory) to a CD
drive. I havn't actually tried it, and I highly doubt that it's going to
work with modern copy protections, but there you are.
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