[blfs-support] Virutalbox no USB found

Wayne Sallee Wayne at WayneSallee.com
Mon Dec 12 09:31:26 PST 2016


Anyone use USB device in Compiz on LFS?

Wayne Sallee
Wayne at WayneSallee.com
http://www.WayneSallee.com

On 12/05/2016 11:24 AM, Wayne Sallee wrote:
> I can't get Virtualbox to recognize usb items such as memory sticks.
>
> I can boot a usb sitck in Virtualbox.
> Here is the instructions on that if anyone is interested:
> ###########################################
> Boot memory stick in Vbox:
>
> Find out what sd the memory stick is. In the following instrucions it's sdc
> Unmount memory Stick
> su
> chmod 666 /dev/sdc1
> chmod 666 /dev/sdc
>
> change to the directory where you want the temporary raw disk to be.
> The following 1 command can probably be run as regular user, and only needs to be done once if you use the same dmdk 
> file, and the same /dev/sdc
> VBoxManage internalcommands createrawvmdk -filename usb.vmdk -rawdisk /dev/sdc
> chmod 777 usb.vmdk
> chmod 666 /dev/sdc
> Attach usb.vmdk virtualbox machine
> chmod 666 /dev/sdc
>
> Start virtualbox machine
> After done, reset sdc1 permission for security:
> chmod 660 /dev/sdc1
> ##########################################
>
> But the normal use of memory sticks in Virtualbox I can't get to work. I've been reading on all of the solutions 
> commonly listed on the internet, and many of them are old methods with older kernels and differences in different 
> distributions.
>
> So I figured I'd ask here to see what you had to do to get USB to work in Virtualbox.
>
> Wayne Sallee
> Wayne at WayneSallee.com
> http://www.WayneSallee.com



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