OT: how to simulate USB on a windows virtual box guest

Arthur Chance freebsd at qeng-ho.org
Mon Apr 13 10:17:41 UTC 2015

On 13/04/2015 05:43, Michael Powell wrote:
> Aryeh Friedman wrote:
>> Of all the tutorials and stuff I can find for how to do USB
>> passthrough it do none of them work.  All I need to do is just
>> simulate a USB drive being inserted and removed how can I do this:
>> vbox 4.4.30
>> uname on host:
>> FreeBSD retard 11.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT #1 r275948M: Fri Dec
>> 19 15:57:44 EST 2014     root at retard:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC
>> amd64
> Download and install VirtualBox 4.3.26 Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack
> from:
> https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads
> Make sure version matches.

When I try to do this, either via the VirtualBox menus or VBoxManage, I 
get the error

Failed to locate the main module ('VBoxPuelMain')

This is virtualbox-ose-4.3.26.

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