Re: [Debian-User] Debian + non ose virtualBox
On Monday 11 August 2008 21:04, Wackojacko wrote:
> Javier Vasquez wrote:
> > On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 1:20 AM, Nyizsnyik Ferenc <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >> On Sat, 9 Aug 2008 20:06:20 -0600
> >> "Javier Vasquez" <email@example.com> wrote:
> >>> Hi all,
> >>> I installed the non ose virtualBox, and I got a XP image running under
> >>> it with bridged ethernet. However I haven't been able to get USB
> >>> working on the guest, neither shared folders...
> >>> I've searched with google, and found several suggestions (often about
> >>> the permissions of the usbfs devices), and I tried almost everything
> >>> unsuccessfully (most suggestions for ubuntu btw), + I also read the
> >>> user Manual. Is there a debian guide to get USB and share directory
> >>> working...
> >>> Thanks,
> >> Have you installed Virtualbox Guest Additions in the guest OS (win xp)?
> >> --
> >> Nyizsa.
> > Yes I did. I can see in the devices tab of virtualbox the usb
> > devices, but they're always grayed... I also included filters
> > (automatically picked BTW by virtualbox), but that doesn't help a
> > thing. And for the shared folders, I see in the shared folders tab as
> > well the directory, but when I go in the guest to the network places,
> > and go into VirtualBox shared folders, there's nothing... I'm not
> > sure if there's something that needs explicetely to be done, but if
> > there is, I just can't find it, :(...
> > Thanks,
> I had a similar problem and google led me to the same conclusions re
> usbfs without much luck. Debian seems to mount usbfs as standard (check
> with #mount).
> The solution for me was the Guest Additions was not installed in the
> Guest OS. So just to make sure have you checked to see if the icon is
> displayed in the taskbar in the guest OS. Can you seamlessly use your
> mouse in the guest display or do you have to click r-ctrl? Sorry to
> repeat the same advice as previous poster but this really was the
> solution for me!
This reminds me that I had a problem with shared folders that I solved by
reinstalling the guest additions over and over again until it
worked. ... ... :/
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