[Mageia-discuss] No USB with VirtualBox on Mageia?

Doug Laidlaw laidlaws at hotkey.net.au
Mon Jun 6 11:26:49 CEST 2011

On Mon, 6 Jun 2011 06:37:34 PM mageia-discuss-request at mageia.org wrote:
> >   So if one installs Mageia's VBox and the extension pack,  USB will
> >
> > then be available?
> It should be, and is working for most people.
> The host Virtual box/extension pack, and the guest additions must all
> match version numbers.
> On the one system (an upgrade from Mandriva 2010.2 to Mageia beta 2
> then updated via urpmi to final), I had to add the .conf file under
> /etc/ld.so.conf.d, to get it to work.  Seems most systems do not
> need that.
> Regards, Dave Hodgins

I did that as well.

I have had to reinstall my Mageia system.  Somehow, installing Ubuntu on a 
spare partition trashed it.  I will try again, just in case there was a bug in 
my system.

Doug Laidlaw.

P.S.: I am not looking forward to wrestling with Grub2.

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