[virt-tools-list] hope DVD attach menu on virt-manager and virt-viewer

Chen HanXiao chenhanxiao at cn.fujitsu.com
Tue Dec 25 02:29:40 UTC 2012


> -----Original Message-----
> From: virt-tools-list-bounces at redhat.com
> [mailto:virt-tools-list-bounces at redhat.com] On Behalf Of Hisao Taguchi
> Sent: Tuesday, December 25, 2012 9:54 AM
> To: virt-tools-list at redhat.com
> Subject: [virt-tools-list] hope DVD attach menu on virt-manager and
> virt-viewer
> Hi,
> I am mainly using KVM, but I had a time to evaluate hyper-v.
> In the MS hyper-v, there is a menu on vm console like this "Media > DVD Drive >
> insert Disc..."
> (See attached hyper-v screen capture. Sorry japanese version.)

In virt-manager, there had already been a "menu" for us to attach a ISO to vm.

"Show virtual hardware details" (exclamation icon)-> "Add hardware"
-> "Storage" 
Device type: IDE CDROM

Then you could use it in VM.

> This functionality is very convenient for me when I use dvd media from vm.
> I hope there is a similar menu for the virt-manager and virt-viewer.
> Thanks,
> Hisao

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