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http://www.weather-display.com/files.php via crossover on mac 10.9
Peter Polz
Peter Polz
Posted 2014-10-31 05:05
hello!

i have a question for the program weather display installed via crossover on mac 10.9

the container is ready and i have installed the http://www.silabs.com/products/mcu/pages/usbtouartbridgevcpdrivers.aspx

so there is a  weather station Vantage Pro 2 and his panel the panel has and he need a driver USB to serial
what could we do to get that signal into the container with weather display

thx
peter
Stefan Dösinger
Stefan Dösinger  Staff Member
Posted 2014-10-31 07:26
USB (and other) devices are generally not supported by CrossOver. We do not implement a Windows kernel, and OSX has control over the hardware, so you cannot load Windows device drivers inside CrossOver. You need OSX drivers to talk to the device.

USB to serial devices are a special case that may work in some circumstances though. If OSX recognizes the device and creates a serial device node in /dev/, you can symlink that device node to ~/Library/Application Support/CrossOver/Bottles/<bottle name>/dosdevices/COM1: and tell the Windows application to talk to COM1. That will fail though if the windows application searches the USB device namespace and expects to find a specific USB device there.

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