How can I disable a USB device?

Discussion in 'OS X Yosemite (10.10)' started by Sangoma, Mar 1, 2015.

  1. Sangoma macrumors member

    Dec 27, 2012
    I have a USB Bluetooth device that I want accessible to a virtual machine running under OS X. Is there a way that I can stop OS X claiming the device so that the virtual machine can access it?

    Note that I can tell the virtual machine (running from VirtualBox) that it can use the device, but that only lasts until I restart the Mac. Then I have to unplug and replug the Bluetooth adapter before the virtual machine is able to claim it.
  2. dyt1983, Mar 1, 2015
    Last edited: Jun 2, 2015

    dyt1983 macrumors 65816

    May 6, 2014
    edit: To remove personally identifying information not relevant to the thread.

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