[libvirt-users] syslog messages after cd-rom removal

Justin Clift jclift at redhat.com
Thu Jan 27 00:39:52 UTC 2011

On 27/01/2011, at 5:38 AM, Alexander Topolanek wrote:
> Sorry, I know this is not really libvirt related, but I'm searching for a solution sind about an hour and cannot find anything that helps me ...
> Ok, I used to install a standard debian in a kvm instance, and removed the virtual cd-rom after installation. Now I'm getting this triplet every five minutes in my syslog:
> Jan 26 19:25:12 srv62 kernel: [ 1324.267675] hdc: task_in_intr: status=0x41 { DriveReady Error }
> Jan 26 19:25:12 srv62 kernel: [ 1324.267683] hdc: task_in_intr: error=0x04 { AbortedCommand }
> Jan 26 19:25:12 srv62 kernel: [ 1324.267685] ide: failed opcode was: 0xec
> and I'm looking how to get rid of the device.

Just for clarification, is that the syslog of the host machine, or the syslog of a guest?

If it's the guest, I'm kind of wondering if you did the "sudo eject" thing before removing the virtual-cdrom, so the guest "knows" the cd drive don't have any mdedia in it?

Regards and best wishes,

Justin Clift

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