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Re: [Xen-users] Floppy disk in Windows DomU

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Floppy disk in Windows DomU
From: jim burns <jim_burn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 25 May 2008 23:51:09 -0400
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On Sunday May 25 2008 11:10:37 pm James Harper wrote:
> Does anyone know of a way to give DomU a floppy disk of some sort? I
> need to try and load some drivers at the text mode install step of
> installing Windows...

Not sure of the Windows syntax for a floppy - fda? Maybe something like this 
in your domu config:

disk = [ 'phy:/dev/fd0,fda,w', ... ], or
disk = [ 'file:floppy.img,fda,w' ... ]

I just noticed that my Fedora system doesn't have the /dev/fd0* devices, tho' 
my SuSE system does. Maybe they are hotplugged.

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