If you can boot up the VM, reproduce the problem and then remove the offending input devices you might be able to interact with the VM and report this bug from within it.
-- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Desktop Packages, which is subscribed to gnome-shell in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1749895 Title: Mouse & Keyboard completely unresponsive when starting a VM Status in gnome-shell package in Ubuntu: Incomplete Status in mutter package in Ubuntu: Incomplete Bug description: Could be virt-manager or gnome-shell related. I was passing through 1 USB device that wasn't my main mouse or keyboard. Otherwise pretty normal configuration that I've used before. After the VM's bios screen, the whole system froze except the clock in the desktop menu bar/panel. ProblemType: Bug DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10 Package: gnome-shell 3.26.2-0ubuntu0.1 Uname: Linux 4.15.1-041501-generic x86_64 ApportVersion: 2.20.7-0ubuntu3.7 Architecture: amd64 CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME Date: Thu Feb 15 23:47:02 2018 DisplayManager: gdm3 InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-10-27 (112 days ago) InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" - Release amd64 (20171018) ProcEnviron: TERM=xterm PATH=(custom, no user) XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set> LANG=en_US.UTF-8 SHELL=/bin/bash SourcePackage: gnome-shell UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install) To manage notifications about this bug go to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-shell/+bug/1749895/+subscriptions -- Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~desktop-packages Post to : email@example.com Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~desktop-packages More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp