[CentOS] USB flash drive and VMs (Was Curmudgeoning)

Marcelo Roccasalva marcelo-centos at irrigacion.gov.ar
Thu Sep 4 19:15:31 UTC 2008


On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 12:41 PM, David G. Miller <dave at davenjudy.org> wrote:
> Anne Wilson <cannewilson at googlemail.com> wrote:
>
>> Can't argue with you  :-)   It does seem likely, as 1GB flash drives
>> wouldn't have been a possibility at that time.  I never owned one at all
>> until relatively recently.
>>
>>
>>>>
>>>> > > They didn't work in 98 first edition, nor in NT4 or Win2000 - again,
>>>> > > from
>>>> > > memory, which could be faulty.
>>>>
>>>
>>> >
>>> >  In Win2k, Micro$oft finally got up to speed and most flash drives
>>> > will work with it, but XP is better.
>>> >
>>>
>>
>> Fair enough.  Out of curiosity - do they work in W2K out of the box, or
>> require some update?  I ask because I'm considering W2K as a VM.
>>
>> Anne
>
> Flash support under qemu seems to be about the same as CD-ROM support.  That
> is, you can access a device present at start up but it's not swappable.

You can swap cdrom from qemu monitor. I haven't tried, but I think the
same thing can be applied to usb..

-- 
Marcelo

"¿No será acaso que ésta vida moderna está teniendo más de moderna que
de vida?" (Mafalda)


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