[PLUG] Winmodem and VirtualBox?

Scott Garman sgarman at zenlinux.com
Mon Jan 18 11:00:48 PST 2010


Tim Wescott wrote:
>>> Anyone have success with this?  I've got the 'free binary only' version 
>>> of VirtualBox that lets me turn on USB, but doesn't have all the bells 
>>> and whistles of the $$$ version.
>>>     
>> Which distro are you using as your host OS? On some older versions of 
>> Ubuntu I've had to follow an online guide to get usbfs set up correctly. 
>> Here is one such guide:
>>
>> http://www.arsgeek.com/2007/10/24/get-usb-devices-mounted-on-your-virtualbox-xp-machine-in-gutsy-ubuntu-710/
>>
>> This is pretty dated but it may offer the clues you need.
>>
>> Scott
>>   
> Karmic, but as far as I know the modem is on the PCI bus, not USB -- 
> should I be looking at the USB bus anyway?

Sorry, I thought from your original post that the modem was USB-based. 
You shouldn't need to do anything with usbfs to make it work if it's a 
PCI card.

Scott

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