RE: wine question
There is a tool/program that allows linux to read ntfs (and dos to read it
too). I need to check around to find it again. I've never used it so I
don't know how well it works.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Mahurin [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: Thursday, February 04, 1999 8:52 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: wine question
> On Thu, Feb 04, 1999 at 01:40:21PM +0100, Lars Steinke wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 04, 1999 at 10:48:25PM +1100, Shao Zhang wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > I have no idea how wine works, and I would like to have a try.
> > >
> > >
> > > But my windoze is running nt4, and the file system is NTFS, will
> > > wine support this??
> > Wine is a Windoze emulator for 16bit applications and I do not
> > think you can use you Win NT installation as a basis for the
> > emulator but I might be mistaken...
> I use wine occaisionally with an nt4 installation. The only problems that
> I've encountered are that several programs that are reported to work under
> wine do not. In general, I can run some small programs (freecell,
> minesweeper :) but larger, useful programs such as Wordperfect (7) fail.
> There is an option "-winver nt4" or something like that once you get it up
> and running, but it hasn't worked any miracles for me.
> Also, you must be able to access your windoze partition to run wine; mine
> vfat, so I'm okay, but I was under the impression that NTFS was unreadable
> to Linux and that this is the source of many pains in many butts.
> > Check out www.wineHQ.com for information.
> why, what a phenomenal idea. I think I'll do that myself.
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