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Aerodrums on Wine

Posted: Sun Dec 20, 2015 6:05 pm
by germadez
Hi,

I'm a Linux user and I'd love to acquire Aerodrums. Unfortunately, as far as I checked there is no official support (yet) for this OS.

My question is... did anyone try to run it on Linux using Wine? It seems that at least there are drivers available for the Eye camera.

Thanks in advance.

Cheers,
G

Re: Aerodrums on Wine

Posted: Tue Dec 22, 2015 4:45 pm
by ndm
Tested on Linux Mint 17.2 Xfce

Ps3 Eye Camera work out of box with Cheese but not in Wine.
I was able to install/run the software but cannot setup the drum due to the unrecognized camera.
Hope there is a way to let Wine know that a USB camera is connected.I've tried with the Drives option in Wine Config but didn't work.Seem to be the last step to solve anyway but i didn't find any good infos.Also read this:
http://wiki.winehq.org/USB

Re: Aerodrums on Wine

Posted: Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:41 pm
by Eisfuchs
I can get the PS3 Eye camera to work under wine with MyCam, it gets recognized as "UVC Camera (1415:2000)". I wonder if the Aerodrums software can be told to use this camera. Maybe Aerodrums staff can shed some light on it? Would be great to know. Thanks! :-D

Re: Aerodrums on Wine

Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:04 pm
by Richard
Unfortunately it can't... In order to have precise control over camera configuration, Aerodrums uses a custom Windows driver for the camera, not a generic one.

Re: Aerodrums on Wine

Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:57 pm
by Eisfuchs
Thanks for the answer! That's unfortunate, as Wine can not talk to the USB subsystem by itself. So we won't be able to use Aerodrums under Wine. But maybe, just maybe, there will be a native Linux version at some point. :-)

I'm sure you can tap into the community for help if you really consider porting the software. OpenGL and GUI programming is not a big deal, and I'm sure your custom algorithms can be ported easily. And you're using libusb anyway. I love the kit, it is a lot of fun. :-)

Cheers!

Re: Aerodrums on Wine

Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2021 2:44 pm
by elloh
Hello,

we are perhaps close to aerodrums support by wine-6.0. It has now builtin usb support.

https://www.tecmint.com/install-wine-in-ubuntu/


But i still can't figure out how to make it work with wine and linux.

BR,
Laurent

Re: Aerodrums on Wine

Posted: Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:06 pm
by Wolfgang
What gives lsusb in a terminal? If you see your camera in there it cannot work because Aerodrums needs the Windows driver developed by themselves.

Re: Aerodrums on Wine

Posted: Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:14 pm
by elloh
lsusb indicates that the camera is recognized. I connected the camera to an USB hub. This configuration works on windows but may be i could try without the hub.

Code: Select all

Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 1397:00d4 BEHRINGER International GmbH X18/XR18
Bus 001 Device 009: ID 046d:c52f Logitech, Inc. Unifying Receiver
Bus 001 Device 008: ID 1415:2000 Nam Tai E&E Products Ltd. or OmniVision Technologies, Inc. Sony Playstation Eye
Bus 001 Device 007: ID 04cc:1521 ST-Ericsson USB 2.0 Hub
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 04f2:b59d Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd Chicony USB2.0 Camera
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0a2b Intel Corp. 
Bus 001 Device 006: ID 046d:c534 Logitech, Inc. Unifying Receiver
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Re: Aerodrums on Wine

Posted: Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:17 pm
by elloh
Ok so the wine usb layer will have no impact on aerodrums compatibility with wine then ? :roll:

Re: Aerodrums on Wine

Posted: Fri Apr 02, 2021 5:24 pm
by Wolfgang
No, I think this is the problem. You need to be sure the camera isn’t installed automatically. Aerodrums will not work with the driver integrated in your kernel (if there is one). For me the camera shouldn’t be installed by your sub-system. It cannot work with 2 different drivers. You could try to block the driver for the Device 008: ID 1415:2000 Nam Tai E&E Products Ltd. or OmniVision Technologies, Inc. Sony Playstation Eye being used. You could find out which one by doing dmesg in a terminal after having disconnected the camera, waited 20 seconds and reconnected it. There should be something at the end of the list of dmsg.
And you need to install the original Aerodrums Windows driver in Wine (there is a file named aerodrums-camera-installer.exe in the Camera folder you could try to run as administrator, but I don’t know if it will work) and I hope there is a paththrough in Wine to your USB-subsystem. But I know nothing about Wine. Today I’m using Linux only for my headless servers.