Q: Unimplemented control 256 for VxD device VNETBIOS

Andreas Mohr andi at rhlx01.fht-esslingen.de
Thu Oct 18 08:16:47 CDT 2001

On Thu, Oct 18, 2001 at 02:39:44PM +0200, Michael Riedel wrote:
> Thank you all for your thoughts, it's a pleasure.

> > I guess, the license isn't bind to a physical dongle on the parallel
> > port. So one can conclude that the software tries to read the MAC.
> For sure, the (my) license is based on the MAC address (flexLM supports 
> different license approaches as you mentioned).
> > NETBIOS.VXD.  I propose you run with --debugmsg +relay,+snoop,+vxd and try
> > to decipher what is going on before that failing VXD call. In the easiest
> Done. Please find the messages in the attachement. I shrinked the 7 MB 
> file to those lines around the error message. But because I'm a 
> Windows's internal newbie it'll take me some hours to understand the 
> messages. But anyhow I'll investigate the messages later but also any 
> help is very welcome.
--> search.microsoft.com

Boy, am I glad that finally somebody is thinking about implementing certain
VNETBIOS aspects...

I've been lobbying that for months now to several people, without any success
so far.
(I don't have any program requesting this, so I couldn't test it anyway)

Andreas Mohr                        Stauferstr. 6, D-71272 Renningen, Germany
Tel. +49 7159 800604                http://home.nexgo.de/andi.mohr/

More information about the wine-devel mailing list