[Wine] Cannot write to disk - Pro/E

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Thu Jul 2 10:04:44 CDT 2009

On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 7:29 AM, ashyanbhog<wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> Trying to run Pro/E Wildfire Ver-4 on wine.
> The installer failed to failed to create the main directory in Program files. After this was created, it had no problems and installation continued with the auto creation of many sub-dirs.
> When starting the program, it spews lot of error, (as expected), and main window comes up.
> I'm unable to proceed further, as Pro/E creates a log file by default for every session called "trial file", but can't create the file under wine. Unable to point the file browser to different directory either. Only option is to cancel the trial file creation, after which Pro/E exits completely
> Is there some setting or anything that can changed to give disk access to Pro/E?

It's likely checking to see if you have access to the raw drive. Try
mounting your home directory as a drive in winecfg.

> Code:
> [ajayar at redcolony ajayar]$ wine ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/proeWildfire\ 4.0/bin/proe.exe

Probably not the problem, but cd to the directory first.


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