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Re: [virt-tools-list] sharing files between host and win7 guest



On 16/10/12||21:13, Cole Robinson wrote:
> On 10/11/2012 02:58 AM, Arno Gaboury wrote:
> > Dear list,
> > 
> > I built a win7 guest with virt-install:
> > 
> > $virt-install --connect qemu:///system --name=merdox --ram 4000 --cpu
> > host --disk path=/dev/vg0/lv_merdox,bus=virtio,sparse=false,format=raw
> > --cdrom /dev/cdrom --description="merdox -vm guest on host magnolia"
> > --graphics vnc --os-type=windows --os-variant=win7  --video=vga --hvm
> > --accelerate --network bridge=br0 --disk
> > path=/home/gabx/isofiles/virtio-win-0.1-30.iso,device=cdrom 
> > 
> > Everything is fine so far. The only point is I can't share folders
> > (unless using USB key). I couldn't use these arguments : -device
> > virtio-9p-pci,id=fs0,fsdev=fsdev0,mount_tag=hostshare, only possible
> > with $qemu-kvm.
> > 
> > 
> > I found some tuto explaining how to share with VM Manager: Details ->add
> > filesystem . I did it, but when : # mount -t 9p -o
> > trans=virtio,version=9p2000.L /hostshare /tmp/sharewin7
> > it returns : mount: special device /hostshare does not exist, with this
> > error in logs : 9pnet_virtio: no channels available
> > 
> > All modules are loaded (9p,9pnet,9pnet-virtio,virtio_netvirtio). 
> > 
> > Is there anything I can do to solve this issue?
> > 
> 
> I don't know offhand what the problem with that mount command is. But I don't
> think there are even virtio 9p drivers available for windows, so you won't be
> able to use this functionality anyways to share files with your windows VM.
> 
> - Cole

Cole,

TY for your both answer. I understand now the issue is on the win7 side.
I will then stcik with the USB key.

Regards.


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