USB device support in wine

Jon Burgess jkburges at
Fri May 4 03:19:26 CDT 2007

> > I have found some talk of implementing USB device support in wine in
> this
> > list some time ago (2005), but as far as I know, nothing ever came of
> it.
> >
> > I would perhaps be interested in getting this going again, as I have an
> > application (Serato Scratch Live:
> > for which the software
> > appears to run ok under wine (not that I am able to test much of its
> > functionality on the other hand), but is utterly useless without support
> for
> > its associated USB hardware device.
> One thing is that you need to make sure that the hardware is detected
> and usable by Linux prior to trying to implement support for it in
> wine.  If linux can't see it, then wine won't be able to, just like if
> you dont have the drivers installed in windows, then you wont be able
> to use it within the application on windows.

Ok, thanks Tom.

I will investigate that - "/var/log/syslog" and "/proc/bus/usb/devices"
should give me some idea if the USB device is detected, right?

I'll check when I get home, at work atm.

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