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Old 12-16-2013, 11:42 AM   #1
shazgaurav
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Not finding cdrom in KVM vm


Hello,

I installed vm over kvm with

virt-install -n server1.example.com -disk path=/var/lib/libvirt/images.server1.example.com.img,size=14 -r 768 -network network:default -l http://192.168.1.6/inst

but I do not find my laptop cdrom being shown in hardware.Also I do not find option to add one.Could you please help.
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Old 12-16-2013, 07:50 PM   #2
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VirtIO Disk1 ?
 
Old 12-16-2013, 10:52 PM   #3
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VirtIO Disk1 ?
IDE CDROM1 is what I am looking for.I had it earlier when I installed VM using GUI but it is not showing up now.
 
Old 12-16-2013, 11:14 PM   #4
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IDE CDROM1 is what I am looking for.I had it earlier when I installed VM using GUI but it is not showing up now.
Did you try the Add Hardware button?

If you have the possibility to go back to the virt-install command, you could add an option --disk device=cdrom.

Or, if you have other VMs with a CDROM, find their xml files under /etc/libvirt and use them as examples for modifying your new VM via virsh edit.

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