Kunbuntu HH 8.04 and Virtualbox 2.2 and usb support

Bruce Marshall bmarsh at bmarsh.com
Mon Oct 13 00:06:48 BST 2008


On Sunday 12 October 2008, Bruce Marshall wrote:
> I have the latest vbox 2.0.2.0.2.0.2.0.2......  <ad nauseum>  running on
> Hardy and the USB is working fine as it always did.   But somewhere here I
> have a document that tells what to do to make it work.
>
> Will try to dig up the details....    stay tuned and have hope.

Ok, here at least for starters:

The document:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=690713

is the one I originally used to get USB working but things have changed a 
little since Gutsy.

You want to start at the point where they tell you to 
edit  /etc/udev/rules.d/40-permissions.rules

and make your edit look like:


# USB serial converters
SUBSYSTEM=="usb_device",  GOTO="usb_serial_start"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ENV{DEVTYPE}=="usb_device", GOTO="usb_serial_start"
GOTO="usb_serial_end"
LABEL="usb_serial_start"
ATTRS{idVendor}=="0403", ATTRS{idProduct}=="6001", \
                                        MODE="0666", GROUP="dialout"
LABEL="usb_serial_end"


under the section above in that file.

The edit of file:  /etc/init.d/mountdevsubfs.sh    looks to be the same as 
they tell you in the document.

Let me know if you have problems.



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