VirtualBox OSE + USB
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Thu May 1 01:47:47 UTC 2008
On 04/30/2008 05:32 PM, Ranmadhu wrote:
> NoOp wrote:
>> I used the VB from the repos, and as a test installed
>> WinXPPro. Magic!
>> However, I could not manage to get USB support working.
> From what I recall, the repos has the open sourced version. The open
> source version does not support USB (see
> http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Editions), but the closed-source one
> does. I have the closed source version (on 7.10) and USB works fine.
Thanks. Blew out the repo version & used this to reinstall:
The only problem that I had was that I had to use
sudo dpkg -i <name>.deb
as the Nautilus installer stalled due to the older version.
USB came up like a charm. Installing Win2KP now for testing :-)
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