[Wine] How to access optical drive (cd, dvd)?
bryan at katofiad.co.nz
Mon Mar 21 05:00:49 CDT 2011
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On 03/21/2011 10:27 PM, Wintershade wrote:
> Hello everyone. I'm having a problem accessing my optical (CD/DVD) drive under WINE. What I would like to do is access it "directly" through WINE, i.e. whenever I insert a CD or DVD, I'd like WINE to detect it under it's E:\ (or D: or whatever) drive.
> However, I don't know how to set this up (and even whether it's possible, but I suppose it is). My CD/DVD drive is apparently /dev/sr0, and if I set this as E: drive in winecfg, nothing happens. On the other hand, if I set it up as where the DVD is currently mounted (e.g. /media/<DVD label>), it works only for that DVD, and none with a different name.
> Essentially, the best I've gotten to so far is to map one single specific DVD to my E: drive in winecfg, and if I want to use any other one, I have to remap it again under winecfg (which is a great inconvenience when, for example, I play games that require more than one CD/DVD, or when I'm catalogising my DVD collection and switching a DVD every 2-3 minutes).
> I'm using Arch Linux (x64).
You need to use WINE configuration to assign your CD-ROM a WINE drive "letter", see WINE FAQ:
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