I am trying to set up USB/IP to share a USB device I have connected to my Pi model B.

Here are the steps I have completed.

I have installed the usbip package and cross-compiled a new kernel (4.0.6-v7+) on a Ubuntu (x86) VM with USBIP enabled.

I ran usbipd -D to start the daemon.

Then I listed the devices using usbip list -l and found the device is 1-1.3:1.0.

When I mount it using usbip --debug bind -b 1-1.3:1.0 I get this output:

usbip: debug: /build/linux-tools-TqR1ks/linux-tools-3.2.17/drivers/staging/usbip/userspace/src/usbip.c:134:[run_command] running command: `bind'
usbip: debug: /build/linux-tools-TqR1ks/linux-tools-3.2.17/drivers/staging/usbip/userspace/src/usbip_bind.c:143:[unbind_other] problem getting device attributes: No such file or directory
usbip: error: could not unbind driver from device on busid 1-1.3:1.0

Additional Info:

uname -a output: Linux raspberrypi 4.0.6-v7+ #1 SMP PREEMPT Sun Jun 28 01:30:59 BST 2015 armv7l GNU/Linux

  • If more information is needed, please just ask.
    – Maxwell175
    Jun 28, 2015 at 19:35
  • what kind of device you using ? Do you use sudo while binding ? Oct 27, 2015 at 15:46

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It looks like you trying to use a multifunction USB device. usbip bind wants the bus id instead of an exact device address. Because of that, the correct bind call in your case should look like this:

sudo usbip --debug bind 1-1.3

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