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Re: [vox-tech] VMware and usb disks
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Re: [vox-tech] VMware and usb disks

>>>>> "DB" == Dylan Beaudette <dylan.beaudette@gmail.com> writes:

DB> is there any good way to tell hal / hotplug not to load the driver
DB> when VMware is running >?
>> Move the linux module aside in the module tree ;-)

DB> Thanks Wes. 

DB> Any tips on how to do this ?

Sorry for the delay (it's been, um, busy lately to say the least)

1) plug in the usb dongle.
2) tail /var/log/messages for the driver it installed.
3) search in /lib/modules/KERNELVERSION for DRIVERNAME.so
4) rm -f it
5) just kidding.  mv it to DRIVERNAME.so.nouseme

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