[arch-general] Virtualbox USB issues after upgrade

Sébastien Luttringer seblu at seblu.net
Wed Jun 13 04:07:39 EDT 2012

On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 10:50 PM, Ralf Mardorf
<ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm running XP SP2 on Vbox, to handle an iPad2 by iTunes via USB cable.
> I already had issues in the past, but after an Arch update today sync,
> recovery, any similar operation doesn't work anymore, regarding to USB
> issues.
> I didn't update Arch and sync an iPad by Vbox/iTunes for a long time.
> Apple about iTunes and issues: "OS virtualization or emulation software
> may cause restore errors." "Error 1604 This error is often related to
> USB timing."
> [spinymouse at archlinux ~]$ uname -a
> Linux archlinux 3.3.8-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Tue Jun 5 15:20:32 CEST 2012
> x86_64 GNU/Linux
> [spinymouse at archlinux ~]$ pacman -Qi virtualbox
> Name           : virtualbox
> Version        : 4.1.16-1
> In the past I sometimes had to reconnect the iPad to Vbox, by Vbox's
> "Devices > USB devices". Now there always is a connection, but I get USB
> timing errors.
You can try to rmmod ipheth before plug your iphone/ipad to vbox.

And also try to add vbox-ext-oracle (aur) to have better usb support.

Sébastien "Seblu" Luttringer

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