VirtualBox Extensions Pack (for USB and Video)

Tomasz CEDRO tomek at
Tue May 7 14:44:59 UTC 2019

On Tue, May 7, 2019 at 4:40 PM Johannes Lundberg <johalun0 at> wrote:
> On 5/7/19 7:26 AM, Tomasz CEDRO wrote:
> > On Tue, May 7, 2019 at 4:11 PM Johannes Lundberg <johalun0 at> wrote:
> >> On 5/6/19 12:42 PM, Hans Petter Selasky wrote:
> >>> On 2019-05-06 20:49, Tomasz CEDRO wrote:
> >>>> @HPS have you ever considered such operation? If the FreeBSD's USB can
> >>>> be shared to the userland, maybe that could be also shared to the
> >>>> Virtual Machine?
> >>> Hi,
> >>> The problem is inside VBOX, that the USB APIs only support USB 1.x and
> >>> not in FreeBSD from what I understand last time I checked.
> >>> --HPS
> >> Maybe bhyve is an option? I have completely replaced virtualbox with
> >> bhyve for my vms and loving it but I haven't tested it with usb yet.
> > Hmm, thanks Johannes for that hint.. can you run Windoze (yuck), Linux
> > and other stuff as full hypervisor or does this work more like
> > separated dedicated FreeBSD Jail?
> I haven't tried Windows but it's supposed to work. I'm running Ubuntu
> successfully with graphical desktop in bhyve. It uses VNC for the
> graphical interface so it's not the best experience but it's usable if
> you don't have too high requirements. Mostly my VMs are headless.
> Check
> For managing my VMs I like this one

Sounds really nice and what I need! More than that we would develop
true Open-Source solution :-)

Thank you Johannes !! :-)

Best regards :-)


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