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Old 03-26-2009, 03:43 AM   #1
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Virtualbox USB State Unavailable

Hi, I've done the installation without error from the download from the website, added myself to the group for privilege access, I can see all the usb devices in the Devices/USB Devices menu but the state of the devices is not available. May I know what else should I do to get it work?

Old 03-26-2009, 08:11 PM   #2
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Do you have changed the usbfs entry in /etc/fstab according to the VirtualBox manual? The stock Slackware settings are not the same ... don't remember it right, but it was about setting devgid and umask or something like this.
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Are you using the OSE?

Hi, if you are using the Open Source Edition, it does not support USB. See


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