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Re: [fedora-virt] Making memory stick accessible from client



On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 04:47:55PM +0100, Andrés García wrote:
>> I would like to make a memory stick on the host (F12 server) accessible to 
>> the client (Centos 5.3) system.
>> How can I achieve this?
>
> In theory you can do through virt-manager.
>
> You open the guest window, go to the 'Info' tab, click add hardware, in the
> window that appears you choose 'add physical device', then 'usb device'
> and the dropbox should list the memory stick, you choose it, click 'finish'
> and the guest should now see it.
>
> I said in theory because I have been having trouble adding usb devices in 
> F12,
> but it may work for you.
>
The other option is to mount the memory stick and attach it as a block
device to the guest OS.  This requires a bit more host interaction when
changing media, but can be a bit more reliable.

Justin


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