[Wine]specified Windows directory not accessible

Joachim von Thadden thadden at web.de
Wed Mar 30 06:20:19 CST 2005

Am Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 11:34:59PM +1200 schrieb Wesley Parish:
> I get this response when I try to install the VCToolkit.
> [wparish at localhost wine-hdd]$ wine ./VCToolkitSetup.exe
> Warning: the specified Windows directory L"C:\\windows" is not accessible.
> Warning: the specified System directory L"C:\\windows\\system" is not 
> accessible.
> Warning: could not find DOS drive for current working directory 
> '/home/wparish/wine-hdd', starting in the Windows directory.
> wine: cannot find './VCToolkitSetup.exe'
> What have I missed, or misconfigured?

Wine tries to resolve your /home/wparish/wine-hdd to a mapped directory.
You should make a link in ~/.wine/dosdevices like

ln -s /home/wparish/wine-hdd ~/.wine/dosdevices/h:

to have your directory mapped as a drive H:.

	Joachim von Thadden
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          Never run a touchy system!!!"

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