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Re: [win-pv-devel] USB driver

> -----Original Message-----
> >> Can we achieve this via qemu?
> >>
> > Maybe. Documentation suggests that the -usbdevice option can be
> > used to assign a host USB device to a guest.
> <snip>
> As far as I can see from the QEMU documentation, we can push through a
> USB  device  (telephone,  etc), but not the USB hub itself. This means
> that  I would have to have a process running in Dom0 monitoring device
> insertion  and  hot-configuring  QEMU.  Not  sure  if  QEMU allows hot
> configuring.

It should do. You can use QMP to add devices dynamically, I believe.

> I'll  pull  down  the  old GPLPV drivers and see what I can get out of
> there.  Supposedly  splice  protocol allows USB forwarding, has anyone
> tried it?

I assume you mean 'spice' rather than 'splice'? Googling around suggests that 
spice itself does not handle USB but there's a related 'usbredir' protocol that 
does. Not tried spice myself but I believe Fabio Fantoni (cc-ed) has had some 


> Regards.
> --
> Best regards,
>  Simon                            mailto:furryfuttock@xxxxxxxxx

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