[virt-tools-list] Enabling direct access to an SSD

Pavel Hrdina phrdina at redhat.com
Tue Oct 3 08:53:35 UTC 2017

On Mon, Oct 02, 2017 at 05:53:29AM +0200, Volker Wysk wrote:
> Hi!
> I want to add an SSD to my computer, and use it as a cache for my hard disk. 
> This is possible, but it's a bit complicated. I'm afraid I might not be able 
> to boot again, after something goes wrong.
> So I thought, I try it in a virtual machine first. This means that the VM needs 
> to get direct access to the SSD (apart from the virtual hard disk on which the 
> guest system runs).
> Is this possible?

Yes, it's possible.  You can use the whole disk directly by virtual
machine.  Just use the path to the disk, so for example "/dev/sdb".


> Cheers
> Volker
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