> Your up against the difference between 'xm create' and 'xm new'.
'new' > just puts the domain configuration in xenstore, awaiting an 'xm
start' > to run the domain - but when you shutdown, the domain definition is
> still in xenstore until you do an 'xm delete'. Virsh has similar
> options define/undefine/start, and this is what clicking the buttons
> in virt-manager is doing behind the scenes.
Hmmm, I start all my PVs with xm create, I wasn't even aware that there
was a new option :-( I also created the hvm the same way which is why I
was surprised by the different behavior.
> You don't. You can't boot off a cdrom in a pv domain - only in an hvm
Ooops my error, it is the hvm I am having trouble with the CD on.
> But you were talking about Windows, and thus hvm. I can usually get an
> hvm domain to see 'something', but it may be something that was in
> there 1 or 2 block-attach's ago! I have the most luck switching from a
> physical cdrom to an .iso file, change my cd, then switch back
>(block-attach) the cdrom drive.
Hmmm, must be a better way to do this.
With VMware, I used to mount the iso via a symlink and then used to do a
disconnect, relink to a different iso, connect again to change the CD.
But I am not sure how to do this with an HVM. At the moment, I have
virt-manager telling me that hdc is there and windows telling me its
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