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Re: [Xen-users] how to make usb drive work with domU ?

Hi thanks for the reply..
How can i export the phy. drive to guest. 
Can you pls provide me with exact command and steps..

Mark Williamson wrote:
>> Hia..
>> If i am not wrong, in past someone told me that USB Drive can be accessed
>> in virtual machine by configuring it.
>> So could any one just let me know how to get hold of this issue....
> In the special case of a USB drive, plug it into dom0 and export the phy: 
> device corresponding to it into the guest.  Look up what device your USB 
> drive is in dom0 (e.g. look in the dmesg output), then use that as the
> phy: 
> device to export.  In the guest it'll appear as a normal hard drive.  
> *however* the guest won't know it's a USB drive, so you need to unmount it 
> (or equivalent) to make sure the data is flushed before you remove the USB 
> stick (and then you should probably xm block-remove before you unplug the 
> stick).
> The other posters in this thread have been talking about dedicating a host
> USB 
> port to guest control: that can be done in principle, but support seems to
> be 
> buggy at the moment.
> Cheers,
> Mark
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