Enable USB ports For VirtualBox

For Mandriva 2009.1 – 2010.0 :

# adduser vboxusers foo
# cat /etc/group | grep vboxusers
# mkdir /vbusbf

add to /etc/fstab

none /vbusbf usbfs rw,devgid=501,devmode=664 0 0 #devgid is the output id number for vboxusers
# mount -a

For mandriva 2009.0 :

edit /etc/rc.sysinit

if [ ! -d /proc/bus/usb ]; then
 modprobe usbcore >/dev/null 2>&1 && mount -n -t usbfs /proc/bus/usb /proc/bus/usb -o devgid=501,devmode=664
else
 mount -n -t usbfs /proc/bus/usb /proc/bus/usb -o devgid=501,devmode=664
fi

note: devgid is the output id number for vboxusers.

Restart

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