[CentOS-virt] USB redirection under CentOS 6.4

carlopmart carlopmart at gmail.com
Wed Sep 25 19:00:50 UTC 2013

On 25/09/13 18:33, Zoltan Frombach wrote:
> 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)

Driver it is installed, but printer it doesn't works ...

CL Martinez
carlopmart {at} gmail {d0t} com

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