[Pkg-xen-devel] Xen and USB device access from guest

Ian Campbell ijc at hellion.org.uk
Thu Apr 24 21:10:07 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-04-24 at 22:39 +0200, Jerome Warnier wrote:
> I'm trying to get access to an USB device from a Linux Xen guest running 
> on Debian (tried with Etch, Lenny, and Bastian's kernels), without any 
> success so far.
> All report I can find on the web state that it is not working on Xen 
> yet, but are talking about Xen 3.0 or earlier.

There is no PV USB support for Xen 3. If you want to have USB access
from a guest domain then you need to use pci pass through to pass a
complete USB controller through to the guest.


Ian Campbell

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