[Users] [Spice-devel] USB support

Itamar Heim iheim at redhat.com
Wed May 16 20:09:14 UTC 2012

On 05/16/2012 10:46 PM, David Jaša wrote:
> Nerijus Baliunas píše v St 16. 05. 2012 v 22:15 +0300:
>> On Wed, 16 May 2012 14:06:09 -0400 (EDT) Marian Krcmarik<mkrcmari at redhat.com>  wrote:
>>>> are no USB devices
>>>> plugged in a remote server. Is it possible to connect to a remote
>>>> host, not localhost,
>>>> with spicy? 5902 port is only opened on by qemu-kvm.
>>> Sure, Just tell qemu/libvirt where spice server should be binded, for example:
>>> Add element<listen type='address' address=''/>  as child element of<graphics>  element and spice server will listen on all interfaces (or choose only exact IP address where you want it to be binded).
>>> or
>>> Add option addr= into spice qemu command line options directly provided you run qemu-kvm manually.
>>> (Hope I understood the question).
>> Yes, it helped, thanks!
>> Is it possible to achieve something like that with ovirt? I tried using spicy instead of
>> spicec with spice-xpi plugin, but it didn't work.
> ovirt support for usb redirection is brewing. You could probably write a
> vdsm custom hook for usb&  redir dev creation in the meanwhile.

or test the patches in ovirt for doing that which are in review already 
for engine support of enabling this flag, then the user portal support 
will be added (should be a matter of weeks)

> David
>> Regards,
>> Nerijus
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