Sync iPod with VMware Server on linux host.

| March 20, 2009 | Reply

Like many others, I’ve been having trouble syncing my ipod with my windows virtual machine in both VMWare Workstation 6.5 and VMware Server 2.0.
To get around this issue, I had written a few scripts to unload the USB modules (and actually forcefully rename them because the blacklist was not honored) on VMWare Workstation.

I recently switched over to exclusive use of VMware server 2.0, and I found the solution on the VMWare Forums.

none /proc/bus/usb usbfs devgid=46,devmode=664 0 0

… Append that line to /etc/fstab.

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