[Wine] Wine & VFat

Paul Johnson baloo at ursine.ca
Fri Jun 27 15:42:16 CDT 2008

On Thu, 2008-06-26 at 06:18 -0500, richardrosa wrote:
> Greetings All, 
>   I recently installed SUSE 11 64 bit and Wine v1 and have run into a strange problem.
> Most of the Windows applications that I try to run fail  DLL loading if the application
> is installed on a FAT32 formatted disk. If I copy the application files to an EXT2 formatted
> partition, Wine will run these applications without any problems. Prior to installing 
> SUSE 11, I was running SUSE 10.3, and these applications ran fine from the same FAT32
> drives. 

I doubt that it ever worked the way you described:  You never installed
the program in Wine.  Consider Wine another installation of Windows.  Of
course you're not going to get programs you didn't install in Wine to
run as expected.

Paul Johnson
baloo at ursine.ca
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