[Wine] Re: Fping-appreciate some help please

cabsandy wineforum-user at winehq.org
Mon Oct 31 06:41:39 CDT 2011

vitamin wrote:
> cabsandy wrote:
> > I was hopeful that this prog would be able to run in WINE.
> It won't work properly in Wine without playing with permissions. Regular users can not open raw sockets on Linux (and most other *NIXes). And ping requires that, since it's uses ICMP protocol.
> But even if you get it to work, I still won't trust it. Wine will be adding some latency here. You talking about milliseconds here, it will be noticeable.

That's a a fair comment, and one that I wanted confirmed from someone who knows more about this than me ;-) I will move on from now, thanks for your time. Might need to look at the virtualisation again.



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