Re: [PARPORT] Using parport with Wine?

Tim Waugh (
Tue, 18 May 1999 17:50:03 +0100 (GMT)

On Mon, 17 May 1999, Zach Pardos wrote:

> I've read that it is possible for wine to access parport devices and
> thus use windows CDR software to write. The following error is returned
> when I attempt to run a CDR program with wine, after insmod pg
> # wine CDRWIN.EXE
> fixme:aspi:SendASPI32Command ASPI: Partially implemented SC_HA_INQUIRY
> for adapter 0.
> err:aspi:ASPI_ExecScsiCmd Failed: could not open device. Device
> permissions !?

If you run wine through strace -eopen you'll see what device is being

> I'd like to know what preperations I must make to do this, I heard
> pppuser is the way, however I get "undefined constant" errors when
> compiling and I don't have a /dev/pppuser0, not sure the mknod syntax to
> create it.

The other thing is that ppuser isn't distributed in any mainline kernel!
I doubt that wine uses ppuser yet.


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