[PC-BSD Testing] RC6 - success!!

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Mon Sep 9 12:26:55 PDT 2013

On 09/09/2013 15:14, Gour wrote:
> On Mon, 09 Sep 2013 14:48:41 -0400
> Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
>> What isn't working in VirtualBox with USB?
> Well, none of my USB sticks can't mount.
>> I've got a system here which runs a Win7 VirtualBox and I've been able
>> to attach USB memory sticks and such with no issues.
> I also asked about this issue today in #freebsd-vbox and one of the devs
> told he never managed to get USB sticks working.
> Another problem is that I was not able to get my scanner working 'cause
> I need to run it along with prop. Vuescan application.
> Tried everything by installing Ubuntu 12.04LTS under PC-BSD 9.2.
> For the scanner/Vuescan, there is another opportunity by trying to make
> it work under PC-BSD using linux emulation but linux_base-f10 is too old
> and I get complaints about missing symbol ofr GLiBC-2.11/17. Iirc,
> libc.so.6 covers only up to 2.9, but when I tried to provide my own libs
> cp-ed from Linux (Debian), the application/ldd was complaining that
> libc.so.6 is not available.
> However, for the beginning, I'd like to know how did you make USB sticks
> mounting with vbox running as guest OS under PC-BSD?
> There is no extension pack for BSD which brings EHCI support and the
> devs in #vbox confirmed that there is no plan to add it unless some
> company pours lot of $$$$.
> Sincerely,
> Gour

I didn't enable EHCI, but I just went into the VM settings and enabled a
filter for the USB device I wanted to use. After I did that, the memory
stick appeared in the guest OS normally, did it with both a PC-BSD Guest
and Win7 guest, both on PC-BSD host.

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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