How to install hardware drivers made for Windows on Porteus

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How to install hardware drivers made for Windows on Porteus

Post#1 by jmurrinux » 11 Apr 2014, 01:18

Hey forum, I would like to add two hardware peripherals to Porteus, but they only have Windows.exe extension drivers.

The peripherals I want to add are:
Sandisk™ Sansa Clip MP3 player, support page http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4303/
Porteus recognize Sansa Clip MP3 player but when I try to access the device I get this error: :Search:
The file or folder udi=/org/kde/solid/udev/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1a.0/usb3/3-2/3-2.2 does not exist.
mtp:udi=/org/kde/solid/udev/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1a.0/usb3/3-2/3-2.2/
Dell™ Keyboard model Y-UK-DEL1 see driver list here http://downloads.dell.com/Pages/Drivers ... x-755.html
When I was ubuntu user, ubuntu recognized my keyboard with all the gadget keys that come with it.

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Would you please tell me how can I do that?

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Re: How to install hardware drivers made for Windows on Port

Post#2 by francois » 11 Apr 2014, 02:13

I imagine that both devices are usb plugged in. Give us the output of:

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@porteus:~/Downloads# lsusb
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Re: How to install hardware drivers made for Windows on Port

Post#3 by jmurrinux » 11 Apr 2014, 14:48

Thanks francois, here is the output requested:
guest@porteus:~$ lsusb
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 05e3:0512 Genesys Logic, Inc.
Bus 003 Device 009: ID 413c:1004 Dell Computer Corp.
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 003 Device 010: ID 413c:2006 Dell Computer Corp.
Bus 003 Device 012: ID 0781:7434 SanDisk Corp. Sansa Clip V2 (mtp)
Bus 003 Device 011: ID 045e:0745 Microsoft Corp. Nano Transceiver v1.0 for Bluetooth
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Re: How to install hardware drivers made for Windows on Port

Post#4 by fanthom » 11 Apr 2014, 20:10

a) maybe this will help:
On the Sansa main menu, with the player disconnected, push the menu button repeatedly past Music, Video, Voice, to "Settings." This is where you'll start. Push the center button, then the top button, "USB Mode." From there scroll to "MSC" and press the center button again. That's it. The player will, when connected, appear as a standard flash drive.
b) is it just about multimedia keys or keyboard does not work at all? if multimedia then this wiki may help:
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Ex ... board_Keys
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Re: How to install hardware drivers made for Windows on Port

Post#5 by jmurrinux » 12 Apr 2014, 18:33

Thanks for you help fanthom, Sansa is now recognized and I can browse the files 8) . About the keyboard, it isn't broken, some keys are faded away, but I type without looking at the keys though. That's homework for me. As soon as I have time. I'll study that page you suggested to me and reply back here. You are very helpful!
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