[Wine] DirectSoft 5 Serial communications Issue's
martin at gregorie.org
Mon May 21 16:08:42 CDT 2012
On Mon, 2012-05-21 at 15:19 -0500, samuraimarc wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm trying to run Automation Direct's DirectSoft 5 PLC software under WINE.
> Here's what I'm running:
> Lenovo ThinkPad T61 Laptop
> Linux Distro: Debian Squeeze 6.05
> Wine v1.01
> Direct Logic 05 #D0-05DR
> Serial Communication
That's very old version of Wine. Have you tried using a more recent
> I am aware of the compatibility list for DirectSoft 5 and Automation Direct software. I am capable of running the software in virtual box but that just brings me back to the frustration of windows.
> I can successfully run the software in wine if I adjust the DS500.ini COM*ENABLE= to 0s. I have tried linking the ttyS0 to com2 (symbolically) with the COM2ENABLE=1 in the .ini and the program hangs. I've also tried Wine v1.4 and have the same issues.
> Link code:
> ln -s /dev/ttyS0 /~/.wine/dosdevices/com2
1) what happens if you change the access permissions but don't create
2) what does the command "setserial /dev/ttyS0" show you?
On my system it shows:
/dev/ttyS0, UART: 16550A, Port: 0x03f8, IRQ: 4
so you should see something similar.
I'm able to access all 5 serial ports on my system (Fedora 16, Wine
1.5.2) with the aid of UDEV local rule that sets /dev/tty[A-Z]*
permissions to 0666 without using any symlinks. In any case this may
ln -s /dev/ttyS0 ~/.wine/dosdevices/COM1:
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