[OT] Closed Source software and Windows XP

Gabriel Gunderson gabe at gundy.org
Tue Aug 21 02:07:22 MDT 2012


On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 10:10 PM, Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> wrote:
> Wine is unlikely to work.  Remember this is a machine that controls
> hardware.  With a few exceptions wine doesn't do anything with hardware
> (drivers, etc).

Correct.


> Getting Windows re-installed is going to be Gabe's easy job.  Getting
> the control software up and running... that will be a bigger trick.

Well, the drivers are going to be a pain, but you're still right.


> <RANT>
> </RANT>

Correct again... dongles and all.


Gabe


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