[CentOS] KVM issue

Thu Jun 16 14:07:03 UTC 2016
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 6/16/2016 5:22 AM, Richard wrote:
> Have you tried a "virsh detach-device ..." and then the corresponding
> [re-]attach (or maybe even just a new "attach" first)?
> When my guest complains about the USB not being there I can generally
> make things work with:
>    virsh attach-device <guest> --file usb_device.xml --current

all sorts of combinations like that,.

> where the "usb_device.xml" file has the six lines you included above
> from your "virsh edit". Since your guest isn't running I think you'd
> have to use "--config", rather than "--current" on that line.
> It's not obvious that that will clear up your assignment problem, but
> it might be worth a shot.

turned out, after hours of head banging, I needed to do a --force-start

     virsh start mydomain --force-start

and voila, no problems, USB  device picked up at its new address, etc.

john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz