[blfs-support] Virutalbox no USB found

Wayne Sallee Wayne at WayneSallee.com
Tue Dec 20 05:51:12 PST 2016


Nobody?

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

On 12/12/2016 12:31 PM, Wayne Sallee wrote:
> 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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