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bug#33750: Virt-manager missing USB/PCI host device options

From: Rutger Helling
Subject: bug#33750: Virt-manager missing USB/PCI host device options
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 09:53:07 +0100

Hi Chris,

Thanks for the tips, but I already knew how to work around it. The
point was more that it shouldn't be greyed out. I tried adding
libpciaccess to libvirt, unfortunately that alone didn't do the trick.

On Sat, 15 Dec 2018 20:46:39 -0800
Chris Marusich <address@hidden> wrote:

> Rutger Helling <address@hidden> writes:
> > In virt-manager when clicking "Add hardware" on a VM the USB/PCI
> > Host Device boxes are greyed out with the message "Connection does
> > not support host device enumeration". It seems we're missing some
> > dependencies.  
> I don't have the solution, but I might have a work-around or two.
> FYI, even though I also observe the problem you describe, it's
> actually still possible to assign a PCI device to a VM by using
> virsh's "attach-device" command.  See "man virsh" for details.  This
> requires you to craft an XML file describing the device you wish to
> attach to your VM [1].
> In addition, if your goal is just to pass a USB device through to the
> guest, you might try running virt-manager as root.  This has worked
> for me in the past.
> Of course, we should continue to investigate the actual problem.  I
> only mention these work-arounds in the hopes that it helps you out.
> Footnotes: 
> [1]  https://libvirt.org/formatdomain.html

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