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RE: [Xen-users] Pass through multiple USB Devices

>>> On 2009/09/30 at 22:15, "James Harper" <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
>>> wrote:
>> So, now that I've determined that PCI pass-through requires VTd, I'm
> looking
>> into USB pass-through to get serial ports from my dom0 to my HVM
> domUs.  My
>> first question is this: has there been any progress made in the
> current stable
>> versions of Xen on passing through multiple USB devices?  How about
> the
>> unstable versions?  Since my domUs will be Windows-based, it's
> annoying to
>> have to give up the absolute mouse point support (usbdevice=tablet)
> just so I
>> can forward a USB device through.  Furthermore, if I have multiple
> USB-to-
>> Serial devices attached to my dom0 that I need passed through to my
> domU, can
>> I do that?
>> I've also seen a couple of posts that allude to some sort of patch for
> the Xen
>> code that enables multiple USB pass through - can anyone confirm this
> and
>> point me in the right direction?
> Noboru Iwamatsu has developed the frontend and backed drivers for Linux.
> Last I heard he would be submitting some updates shortly.
> I have implemented the frontend driver in GPLPV, but have only tested a
> USB memory stick in it. Other devices that use INTERRUPT or ISOC
> transfers almost certainly won't yet work, but probably won't be too
> hard to fix.
> James

A couple of follow-up questions:
1) Does this require changes to the code in the dom0 or the Xen code (Xen 
itself, qemu-dm, etc.)?
2) Are the drivers included in the currently available GPLPV release?  Or are 
they just in the current code repository?


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