[Wine] com ports

CptDondo yan at NsOeSiPnAeMr.com
Thu Jul 13 13:16:06 CDT 2006

Ian Couchman wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I am in the last stages of converting my business to Linux. All software is 
> now open-source or running under wine. Except one. The software supplied by 
> my bank. This runs fine under wine apart from the dialup to the bank. No 
> matter what settings I use for the modem, I always get the message that the 
> modem cannot be initialised.
> Here's what I have confirmed so far:
> The com port is pointing to the right place in wine. If I select a 
> non-existant port, the software says it cannot access the port.
> I have access permissions for the port. Using kppp, I can dial out without 
> problem.
> For the same reason, the modem, serial connections & phone connections are OK.
> The software asks for the following information for modem setup:
> Modem type
> Com port
> Baud rate
> Initialisation string
> Start of call string
> End of call string
> Termination string
> I have used the pre-set options for a standard modem.
> I am running wine-0.9.16 on debian sarge.
> Any help would be much appreciated. (does anyone know how to find out what 
> windows sends to a com port?)

Google Groups for 'serial port woes' by me (CPtDondo).  I had a similar 
problem and posted a hack (not really a solution) to CVS that allowed me 
to get my serial ports working.


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