[0.9.13]Dynamic drive configuration using HAL?

Alexandre Julliard julliard at winehq.org
Fri May 12 07:27:05 CDT 2006

Mike Hearn <mike at plan99.net> writes:

> On Fri, 12 May 2006 10:53:03 +0200, Uwe Bonnes wrote:
>> I don't find any explanation or usage hints on wine-devel. 
> My guess from reading the code is that whilst Wine is running, any HAL
> hotplug events will be magically handled correctly. For instance, run
> Notepad, look at the file open dialog box. Close it, plug in a USB key,
> and do File->Open again. You should see a drive letter corresponding to
> the key.

Yes, it's all magic. If you run winefile you should even see the new
drives appear and disappear as the devices are mounted/unmounted. Note
that it requires pretty recent versions of the kernel and of the HAL
libraries. There are a lot of broken setups out there, so if it
doesn't work for you it's not my fault ;-)

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at winehq.org

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