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Re: [Xen-users] PV Guest and USB

Den 31. juli 2015 00:13, skrev HÃkon Alstadheim:
> Den 30. jul. 2015 kl. 16.30 skrev Karl Apsite <Karl.Apsite@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>>> On 07/29/2015 05:16 PM, HÃkon Alstadheim wrote:
>>>>> Den 29. jul. 2015 kl. 14.51 skrev Wolf Grossi <wg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>>>>> On 28.07.2015 17:52, Zir Blazer wrote:
>>>>> PVUSB got broken in either Xen 4.4/4.5 if I recall correctly, and 
>>>>> supposedly it was intended to be back in 4.6. In the meantime, a viable 
>>>>> alternative is using a SPICE client (And setting up the VM accordingly) 
>>>>> so you can use USB Redirection.
>>> ... or use usbip. A bit clunky, but stable with low data-rate stuff in my 
>>> experience. Don't try running a sound-card over usbip though.
>> Isn't that a specific XenServer function/driver?  Are there instructions to
>> enable the kernel module, and install the driver in a non-XenServer setup?
> usbip is independent from xen as far as I know. I'm running a regular kernel 
> from gentoo-sources which has the required modules. Gentoo also packages the 
> necessary userland tools. The "usbip" package for the userland part says 
> "homepage: http://www.kernel.org/";. The package is marked unstable, hence the 
> clunkyness I guess.  I'll look up the specifics when I'm back at my system in 
> a couple of days.
Short follow-up to my own message without going into details: what there
is to know about usbip can be found by following the links under the
first item at <http://kernelnewbies.org/Linux_3.17> , since usbip was
new in kernel 3.17.

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