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Re: unable to find a volume for file extraction

Austin English-2
On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 12:15 AM, v1nsai<[hidden email]> wrote:
> I'm trying to install the zune software under wine and I'm getting smacked with the error "unable to find a volume for file extraction, do you have the proper permissions?".  I've done some research and found that windows installers won't always install to network drives, so I tried the workaround suggested here (http://www.winehq.org/pipermail/wine-users/2007-March/024682.html) but to no avail.
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> I then found some information here (http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5351) on the way certain windows installers make calls to the disk drives, apparently they don't all use the assigned drive letters, but a schema like harddiskdrive1 etc.
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> I'm not quite getting how to use this fix though....I tried changing the name of ~/.wine/drive_c to harddiskdrive1 but it had no effect.  I looked up the mapping of the drives in wine config but you can't change the location of drive c, it's static and set to .wine/drive_c by default.  Can someone explain how to use this fix or any other solutions to this problem?

That should've been fixed a long time ago..what version of wine? Can
you try in a fresh WINEPREFIX?


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Re: unable to find a volume for file extraction

Gert van den Berg-2
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On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 07:15, v1nsai<[hidden email]> wrote:
> I'm not quite getting how to use this fix though....I tried changing the name of ~/.wine/drive_c to harddiskdrive1 but it had no effect.  I looked up the mapping of the drives in wine config but you can't change the location of drive c, it's static and set to .wine/drive_c by default.  Can someone explain how to use this fix or any other solutions to this problem?
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You might need to change the symlink....

Winetricks have automated the workaround - you can use wintricks volnum....

http://wiki.winehq.org/winetricks

(See Austin's post as well...)

Gert

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