[Wine] Re: Serial port communication

vitamin wineforum-user at winehq.org
Mon Jun 30 18:06:21 CDT 2008

eru wrote:
> Hi folks
> I've been trying to programm some devices which need a serial port win-app http://a-m-c.com/download/software/amcds3-7-6.zip but can't get it to work :S
> wine can run it without problem until the serial port is activated. I read about making the link to the port and I created on "dosdevices" folder.
> I'm not sure what's the next step, does anyone have an idea?
> thanks in advance :)

Assuming you have real com devices (not usb):

ln -s /dev/ttyS0 ~/.wine/dosdevices/com1
ln -s /dev/ttyS1 ~/.wine/dosdevices/com2
ln -s /dev/ttyS2 ~/.wine/dosdevices/com3
ln -s /dev/ttyS3 ~/.wine/dosdevices/com4

Then make sure that all of those /dev/ttyS? "files" are accessible by your user.

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