[libvirt] [PATCH v3 REBASE 2 00/12] hostdev: handle usb detach/attach on node

Dave Allan dave at dpallan.com
Tue Nov 5 20:23:49 UTC 2019

On Tue, Nov 05, 2019 at 03:54:09PM +0100, Jiri Denemark wrote:
>Hi Dave,
>Time flies, doesn't it? :-)
>My reply is not related to this patch series, but rather your use
>On Thu, Oct 31, 2019 at 12:50:28 -0400, Dave Allan wrote:
>> My usecase is that I'm flashing the USB device with a program running
>> in the VM.  I keep the VM running, and when I need to reflash, I
>> connect the device, so having the startupPolicy optional is useful.
>Have you tried using redirdev for this? It might be much more
>convenient. You can dynamically attach a USB device to your host while
>the domain is running and select it to be passed to the guest in your
>spice client (both virt-manager and virt-viewer support this).

Hi Jiri,

It has been a while!  Thanks for the suggestion, I'll give redirdev a try.


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