[libvirt-users] The USB passthrough that refuses to die

Mauricio Tavares raubvogel at gmail.com
Mon Nov 3 20:24:14 UTC 2014

On Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 4:05 PM, Mauricio Tavares <raubvogel at gmail.com> wrote:
> In trying to find out why my usb passthrough is not working, I decided
> to edit (virsh edit) the config file for the vm client, removing the
> following lines
>     <hostdev mode='subsystem' type='usb' managed='yes'>
>       <source>
>         <vendor id='0x051d'/>
>         <product id='0x0002'/>
>       </source>
>     </hostdev>
> checking with "virsh dumpxml" that the lines went away, and then restarting
> [root at vmhost ~]# virsh start nagios
> error: Failed to start domain nagios
> error: internal error Did not find USB device 51d:2 bus:2 device:3
> [root at vmhost ~]#
> As you can see, it is still acting like the usb device is defined.
> What am I missing here?

Update: I undefined the vm. Then I recreated it, configuring it to use
the same MAC but did not add the USB passthrough yet.

It started fine. I will later on add the usb stuff.

Thanks for all the help!

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