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Re: [virt-tools-list] virt-manager cdrom device



On 01/17/2010 01:27 PM, Stefan King wrote:
> 
> Does anyone have a suggestion about why, when trying to create
> a new virtual machine, on the "Locate your install media" radio
> buttons, if I click Use CDROM or DVD, the box always says 
> No media present (/dev/scd0) ?  This option seems totally 
> useless because it never says anything other than that, yet
> there is no way I can find to change what it looks at. 
>

What virt-manager, libvirt, distro version?

> If I click on Use ISO image: I can navigate to one of the /dev/cdrom
> device nodes and make some progress anyway.  
> 
> I was trying to install Red Hat 9 under an hvm on an lvm partition, 
> but there is no love yet.  
> 

We get this info from HAL or UDEV, so if it isn't telling us there is
media in your physical CDROM drive, we don't let you select it.
~/.virt-manager/virt-manager.log might help.

- Cole


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