Bug 971399 - RFE: change default for "USB controller" to "USB 2"
RFE: change default for "USB controller" to "USB 2"
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Virtualization Tools
Classification: Community
Component: virt-manager (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Cole Robinson
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Reported: 2013-06-06 08:34 EDT by Han Pilmeyer
Modified: 2013-10-02 16:29 EDT (History)
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Description Han Pilmeyer 2013-06-06 08:34:34 EDT
Description of problem:
When creating or changing the hardware configuration of a KVM guest using virt-manager, you have the possibility to add a "Controller USB" device. You can also specify the model of this device. The two options for model are "Default" and "USB 2". I incorrectly assumed that these two would be the same. When using USB redirection through a SPICE client to the KVM guest, I could not get the redirection to work. It became clear that this only works when the model for "Controller USB" is set to "USB 2".

I would like to suggest that the default for adding a "Controller USB" device to a KVM guest is changed to "USB 2".

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
0.9.5-1.fc18

How reproducible:
Create a guest with the Default Controller USB model and try to redirect a host USB device to the guest using for instance virt-viewer. The USB device on the host can be selected, but it fails immediately. Then change to "USB 2" and it will work.

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Comment 1 Cole Robinson 2013-10-02 16:29:08 EDT
Fixed upstream, we use USB2 as the default for new guests

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