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

Volker Wysk post at volker-wysk.de
Tue Oct 3 10:15:45 UTC 2017

Am Dienstag, 3. Oktober 2017, 10:53:35 CEST schrieben Sie:
> 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".

I've got it working with virt-manager. Thanks for the info.


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