[CentOS-virt] USB redirection under CentOS 6.4

Zoltan Frombach zoltan at frombach.com
Wed Sep 25 18:33:02 UTC 2013


On 9/25/2013 6:51 PM, Nux! wrote:
> On 25.09.2013 07:25, C. L. Martinez wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 11:11 PM, Nux! <nux at li.nux.ro> wrote:
>>> On 24.09.2013 14:17, carlopmart wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>>   Does usb redirection works?? I am trying to assign to a Win7 kvm
>>>> guest
>>>> an usb HP printer without luck ... My second attempt is to use usb
>>>> redirection, but according to Redhat's docs, this option is only
>>>> available for windows using RHEV ... Is this correct??
>>>>
>>>>   Exists another tool to assign a printer via usb to a kvm guest??
>>>>
>>>>   Thanks.
>>> As far as I can tell usb redirection works in EL 6.4. I used it more
>>> than once, it did not work successfully with all devices, but I think
>>> a
>>> printer should be easy.
>>>
>>> --
>> Many thanks Nux, but my problem is with windows side ... What soft do
>> you use inside windows guest to usb redirect??
> No software in guest. I just choose the desired host USB device from
> virt-manager and attach it to the virtual machine. Should just work.

And the appropriate Windows driver should be installed for the USB 
device. (Eg: If it's a printer)


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