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tfnc99 12-13-2012 08:18 PM

Allowing switching of floppies in KVM
 
OK, so I am trying to install an old game on my DOS VM, during the install I need to take out a floppy in drive A: and put in the next floppy in the same slot. Bad news: I have to run it all off .img's and .iso's.

Is there any way to switch the floppy ISO whie the VM is running?

Using KVM/QEMU btw.

Thanks in advanced.

chrism01 12-14-2012 04:30 AM

This would probably be better off in the Virtualisation forum imho.
If you want, you can ask the Mods to move it via the Report button.

jefro 12-14-2012 10:21 AM

I know in qemu you use a hot key to get to the qemu console/monitor. I forget the command but it should be online and available in qemu. I just can't find it. Maybe help from monitor will show it. It was based in French to consider how words are used too.

tfnc99 12-14-2012 04:41 PM

Yep, Control-Alt-Shift-2 accesses the monitor; floppy0 is the name of the device, and you do 'change floppy0 [file]' to change it, thank you.


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