wine app cannot open 'c' drive ??

Dan Sawyer dansawyer at
Tue Jun 1 20:48:46 CDT 2004

Yes, it is a real Win partition. Other wine apps can read it without an 

Is there a howto on building a fake partition. The last time I tried it 
failed miserably so I have stuck with the real partition.


Duane Clark wrote:

> Dan Sawyer wrote:
>> All,
>> The app is MSWord; I am trying to open 'C' and MSWord/Wine reports a 
>> violation on attempting to open the dir. Other apps can read the 
>> directory. Where or how does Wine read privileges??
> But can other applications write to the directory? It looks to me from 
> another post that you might be using a real Windows partition, so the 
> permissions are determined by /etc/fstab. In general, unless required 
> for some specific reason, you are probably better off with a "fake" 
> partition, and copying over any desired DLLs and fonts.
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