[fedora-virt] Hostdev XML Not Working (Libvirt)

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Wed May 27 14:18:37 UTC 2009

Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 09:14:25PM -0400, Robert L Cochran wrote:
>> Why doesn't the hostdev xml shown below for a USB device work? I've  
>> shown the entire <devices> block for context.
>> <hostdev mode='subsystem' type='usb'>
>> <source>
>> <vendor id='0403'/>
>> <product id='6001'/>
>> </source>
>> </hostdev>
> hostdev was only added to libvirt recently -- earlier this month -- so
> my best guess is that you need a newer version of libvirt.  Get it
> from Fedora updates or Koji.

PCI was only added within the past few months: USB hostdev support has
been available since September (Libvirt 0.4.5).

- Cole

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