VM crashes when USB stick is attached

Olaf Brenn

Well-Known Member
Jul 3, 2017
Hi, I am running a linux VM with standard settings and an attached USB stick. When I unplug the stick (needed for update on stick) everything is OK. When I plug it in again the whole VM crashes immediately.
I cannot see any logs for that action.
Is there any hint?

P.S. Yes: I have to unplug the stick and plug it in again - it is not for data transfer but for our license system.
How exactly does your VM crash? Does it bluescreen/kernel panic or actually die, as in setting it's state in PVE to 'stopped'?

Also, take a look at 'dmesg' (use -w to "follow" like tail -f) on your host system while plugging in your drive, maybe that shows some logs?


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