On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 11:58 AM, Loren Rogers <lo...@lorentrogers.com>
> On 12/01/2016 06:25 AM, Franz wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 12:47 AM, <raahe...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 7:02:19 PM UTC-5, Loren Rogers wrote:
>> > What's the recommended way to handle scanners and printers? It
>> > sounds like I'll need to go through a USB Qube, but I
>> > don't trust the closed-source drivers to run alongside my USB
>> > keyboard.
>> > Will I need to assign a USB PCI device to a particular
>> > printer-scanner Qube and have the others go through dom0?
>> most use network printer i believe cause easier to print to. Printer is
>> never considered secure or printing private.
> If you do not have a network printer you cann buy a printer server for a
> few dollars.
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> Good point - I suppose it makes most sense to set up a print/scan server
> and just connect to it remotely.
> However, assuming I had some other USB device that required closed-source
> drivers, would my only option be to connect it to the USB Qube or dedicate
> a PCI USB device to a separate Qube?
Both. The second one may be safer because there is some separation at the
level of the usb controller. The first one uses the same USB controller for
different VMs and the use for USB devices other than block-devices is
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