[Wine] See if I have this correct - Using a Windows Share
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Tue Sep 2 20:43:30 CDT 2008
I'm getting ready to test Accelerated Reader version 6.12 with Wine version 1.0 for a private school.
The school uses Accelerated Reader setup using a Windows share. I'm assuming it doesn't matter which verson of Windows... but the server is 2003 server with a 2003 Active Directory version.
For the setup using Windows, Accelerated Reader uses a mapped drive as it won't work with a UNC path (at least the version we're using). So, for windows clients the logon script maps drive "R" to \\server1\accreadr
During the install, the license files are read from the path R:\AccReadr
So, using Ubuntu (version 8.04 Hardy Heron), logged in as the user "student" I authenticated and mounted the windows share:
mnt -t smbfs -o username=user,password=password //server1/accreadr /mnt/server1/accreadr
I then created the local directory for wine (still logged on as the student user):
Then, I linked the mount location to wine:
ln -s /mnt/server1/accreadr /home/student/.wine/dosdevices/r:
I then ran wine configure. I made sure that r: was set up as a type of network share under advanced and then changed the path to: ../dosdevices/r:
I discovered that the wine cofiguration wasn't changed.
I went back into the wine configuration application and r: was still mapping to the /media/cdrom
Question, what am I doing wrong?
I'm assuming that you have to authenticate and mount the share locally, then link the mount directory to the local wine directory. Then, setup the wine configuration so it's using the correct "path".
I also tried just clicking "add" and allowing wine to create the wine directory, then "mapped" that drive letter to the mount directory. That saved ok.
However, in that case, the application aborted... no errors. Just closed down. I have not found information on logs. Is there a wine error log that I can look at to see what might be going on?
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