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|Summary:||Boot menu does not work for selecting between 2 hard disks|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Adam Williamson <awilliam>|
|Component:||qemu||Assignee:||Fedora Virtualization Maintainers <virt-maint>|
|Status:||CLOSED WORKSFORME||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||16||CC:||amit.shah, berrange, crobinso, dougsland, dwmw2, itamar, jaswinder, jforbes, knoel, scottt.tw, tburke, virt-maint|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2013-02-11 17:51:18 EST||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Adam Williamson 2011-09-23 18:51:52 EDT
qemu has a 'boot menu' feature which you can enable in virt-manager, which purportedly lets you select a boot device by pressing f12 shortly after startup. For me, the 'press f12' prompt shows, and if I hit f12 I get a menu, but it seems to ignore whatever choice I make. Specifically, if I have a VM with two hard disks, both bootable, and I hit f12 and select the second hard disk, it still boots from the first.
Comment 1 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2012-03-15 13:55:45 EDT
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database. Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
Comment 2 Cole Robinson 2012-07-10 06:51:56 EDT
This might actually be a virt-manager defect, not actually marking both disks as bootable. Will need to confirm
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Comment 4 Cole Robinson 2013-02-11 17:51:18 EST
This seems to work fine for me on F18, so closing as WORKSFORME. Adam, please reopen if you still have issues, there's a few variables here.
Comment 5 Adam Williamson 2013-02-14 21:20:08 EST
Haven't checked recently, when the need arises again, we'll find out :)