[virt-tools-list] virt-manager / add USB hardware (e.g. scanner)

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Mon Feb 8 14:41:12 UTC 2010

On 02/07/2010 02:12 PM, scar wrote:
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> hi, how are you all?
> i have a winxp guest OS in which i would like to use a USB device (other
> than disk) like a scanner or printer, camera, etc..  how can i use
> virt-manager to add this hardware?  i have figured out how to add a USB
> disk, but cannot see any way to add these other types of hardware.
> i am using version 0.6.1 which is from the ubuntu 9.04 repositories.  is
> the functionality i am seeking perhaps available in a newer version?

This functionality is available in virt-manager 0.7.0 and later. It can
be accessed via VM Details->Add Hardware->Physical Host Device

- Cole

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