Ubuntu 8.04 and Xen for Win XP guest?

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Thu May 29 17:32:37 UTC 2008

Steven Davies-Morris wrote:

> I am using the package d/l off the Innotek website. Not the one OSE out
> of the repositories. I just d/l it again and had the Gdebi installer go
> through the process again. When I start the Vbox mamager the USB devices
> are "active", seen, named, mfg ID'd, serial number recognized, etc. Once
> I start the WinXP virtual I can't get access to them -- they are "greyed
> out". There's something else going on here that I haven't yet figured
> out. I'll come back it to it on Friday.

You do realize you can't access a USB device that's already in use by Linux,
right?  If you want to share them, you'll need to make them available via
Samba, and access them as network printers.  Only one computer can be
accessing a USB device at a time.

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