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Old 12-29-2011, 04:19 PM   #1
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virt-manager add disk to vm without shutdown

Does anybody know if it's possible to add disks to kvm guest without shutdown and startup of the guest?

This can be done in ESX using and then able to see the drive.
Old 12-31-2011, 01:19 AM   #2
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add the disk using the gui and then run something like this on the vm

echo "- - -" > /proc/sys/class/scsi_host/host0/scan
the path may differ depending on the os

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Probably you have to set HDD contoller as AHCI to use hotplug.


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