On Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 08:04:58PM +0100, Markus Koßmann wrote:
With SUSE-11.2/kernel 2.6.31, there seems to be no
possiblity to have access
to an USB mass storage device attached to the host from an guest OS in vmware
6.5. With the 2.6.25 kernel of SUSE-11.0 it used to work.
With the 2.6.27 kernel of 11.1 , the mass storage driver changed behaviour
and grabs the mass storage device again after being thrown out by vmware.
Vmware then fails to access the device. Workaround was to unload the USB mass
But now with with 11.2 and 2.6.31, the USB mass storage driver is no longer
compiled as module. So the option to unload the module is gone, too. Is there
any workaround for that problem other than recompiling the kernel with
modular usb-storage ?
Poke vmware to fix their bug? They know all about this, unloading the
module is _NOT_ the correct way to handle this type of interaction.
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