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|Summary:||RFE: Opportunistic USB host device assignment|
|Product:||[Community] Virtualization Tools||Reporter:||Avi Kivity <avi>|
|Component:||virt-manager||Assignee:||Cole Robinson <crobinso>|
|Status:||CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE||QA Contact:|
|Version:||unspecified||CC:||berrange, crobinso, dpierce, dyasny, hbrock, jforbes, knoel|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2013-07-01 14:36:16 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Avi Kivity 2012-03-18 15:02:49 EDT
Description of problem: Currently, plug/unplug of a USB host device must be done through virt-manager. You can't start a guest that has a USB device assigned if the device is not present, and if you unplug a device from a running guest, it won't get reassigned on re-plug (I think). This RFE asks for an 'opportunistic' flag to be set on a device. If it's present while the guest is running, assign it. If not, that's fine too. If the device is plugged after the guest is started, assign it then. This lets a device be permanently associated with the guest, without requiring it to be present at all times. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): virt-manager-0.9.1-2.fc16.noarch How reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Assign a device to a guest 2. Remove the device 3. Shutdown the guest 4. Start the guest Actual results: Guest won't start Expected results: Guest starts, sees device if plugged in later.
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Comment 3 Cole Robinson 2013-07-01 14:36:16 EDT
This is basically what spice usb redirection does.