[Wine] Serial Port Access Under Wine

Irena and Richard Jenkins richard.jenkins at internode.on.net
Mon Jul 7 20:27:43 CDT 2008

I have asked this before, but has anyone successfully used serial 
port /dev/ttyS0 under wine?  I am trying to run a windows program for 
controlling an amateur radio - a 'tentec pegasus'.

My linux is a debian derivative ... sidux ... and I have installed wine from 
the sid repositories.   The program runs ... and displays a radio dial which 
looks correct.  However, because I cannot access the port, I cannot talk to 
the radio ... so the dials don't work.  The program gives a message that it 
cannot establish communications with the radio.

1.	Is the com1 poprt setup under wine ... actually happening?

2.	Is a wine user given permission to open the com1 port.  (When I use 
virtualbox and winXP) I have to be sure that my name is included in the 
cboxusers group ... and maybe this wine difficulty is a permission thing?

3	Are there some help files or logs which will tell me where the process is 
going wrong?  Using virtualbox and winXP is a bit of overkill for just 1 
small program!!

Irena & Richard Jenkins
Canberra,  AUSTRALIA

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