[Wine] Re: Installing SQL

orhtej at gmail.com orhtej at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 18:51:44 CST 2007

On Feb 28, 3:49 pm, "dank" <daniel.r.ke... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 25, 11:12 pm, orh... at gmail.com wrote:
> > I'm just a new user of wine. I've Downloaded the latest Wine. Now I
> > want to install Microsoft SQL Server 2000 (Standard Edition) but i get
> > an error after running autorun.exe.
> > # wine autorun.exe
> > -----------------------------------------------------------
> > Setup Initialization error
> > File not found
> You probably want to use VMWare to run SQL server if
> at all possible.  Wine probably isn't ready to run SQL server.
> That said, it's something we'd like to run, and I'll see if
> I can dig up a copy of SQL Server 2000 to try.
> Say, how many servers/workstations are you trying to migrate to Linux,
> and what apps are you going to want to run besides SQL server?

there's only one server to migrate. And SQL Server is the only app
that will run on this server. This will just be temporary. We will
convert these databases into MySQL. I've run VMWare here on my PC
and SQL Server works just fine. Haven't encountered any error yet.

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