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Old 07-13-2005, 02:08 PM   #1
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Can you wine windows drivers?


I have found all of the drivers for my Sony vaio PCG-F630 in the windows format, can I wine them without harm to my machine?
 
Old 07-13-2005, 02:14 PM   #2
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Depending on the drivers, you will probably find either that (a) you don't need them, or (b) if you do need them, they don't work.

Wine runs as an "ordinary user program," non-privileged, creating a simulation of a "real Windows" environment but doing so entirely within a Unix/Linux environment that it has no part in creating. It does not, afaik, create the device-driver environment of Windows. All device interaction is ultimately provided by the Linux/Unix host, which uses its own drivers and driver-architecture.
 
Old 07-13-2005, 02:23 PM   #3
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Well I hope they work because I have graphics cards with AGP and a modem that doesn't work.
 
  


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