USB not working on VMWARE?

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USB not working on VMWARE?

Post by austin06 » Sun Aug 22, 2010 2:40 pm

Hi,

I just downloaded the VMWARE image of meteohub to run it with a WMR200.
I installed the VMWARE on a Ubuntu 10.4LTS machine (intel + P45)
I launch the VM, but unfortunalety, I dont have USB recognized in the meteohub web interface :(

On the weather station setup I have the following devices available:
Warning: Weather station does not have a sensor assigned on "Sensors" page
Available Devices
USB serial none
Serial /dev/ttyS0 /dev/ttyS1 /dev/ttyS2 /dev/ttyS3
USB HID none

My station is not recognized :(
Any ideas???

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Re: USB not working on VMWARE?

Post by austin06 » Sun Aug 22, 2010 2:41 pm

by the way I'm using VMPLAYER 3.1.1 build 282343 freshly downloaded and installed on my ubuntu NAS....

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Re: USB not working on VMWARE?

Post by admin » Sun Aug 22, 2010 4:43 pm

you have to point the USB port your Meteohub should use to the VM. VM-Player has options to do this. Please consult the VM-Player manual how to do this exactly.

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Re: USB not working on VMWARE?

Post by austin06 » Sun Aug 22, 2010 11:56 pm

how?

as in VMWARE for linux, there's almost no option for USB.
You can only tick:
- enable high speed support for USB2 devices
- automatically connect new devices
- show all usb input devices

2 & 3rd are ticked, I tried to change, when I check in the linux image, there's no /dev/ttyUSB0 :(
very strange;
did it happen to someone elsE???
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Re: USB not working on VMWARE?

Post by austin06 » Mon Aug 23, 2010 12:16 am

well, I managed to connect the USB in the icon the station WMR200 is recognized! (and dedicate the USB WMR200 (universal bridge) to the VM...)
but now I can not see my sensors in the sensors page... :(
i got an error in read, cant read usb ... (the station is connected in USB HID...)

did it happen to someone else?
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Re: USB not working on VMWARE?

Post by austin06 » Mon Aug 23, 2010 9:21 am

weird, weird, I tried this morning and I can see the probes!
strange :)

but it seems to be working finally!

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