How to make smooth USB access available to Virtualbox vm

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Tue Jul 5 14:04:34 UTC 2016

Manish Jain <bourne.identity at> writes:

> Sounds crazy that USB is as good as missing from a supposed 
> virtualization solution.

Unfortunately, USB requires privileged access to memory. Other
peripherals don't do this, leaving it to OS driver code. In addition to
being a huge potential source of bugs, it's a security nightmare.

You might have better luck with a different brand of USB storage.

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