Bug 242220 - qemu CD/DVD not detected
qemu CD/DVD not detected
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2007-06-02 05:25 EDT by Laurent Papier
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-06-04 14:16:37 EDT
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Description Laurent Papier 2007-06-02 05:25:35 EDT
Description of problem:
When booting qemu on F-7-i386-DVD.iso, it seems that there is a problem with
ata_piix driver. The qemu CD/DVD is not detected.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
qemu 0.8.2 with kqemu 1.3.0pre9.

How reproducible:

qemu -k fr -m 384 -cdrom F-7-i386-DVD.iso -boot d

Steps to Reproduce:
1. select install or upgrade an existing system, choose language and keyboard.
2. select install from Local CDROM
Actual results:
No driver found.

Expected results:
detection of the DVD and possibility to check the media.

Additional info:
Alt-F4 shows interesting kernel error messages.
Comment 1 Catalin BOIE 2007-06-04 08:13:47 EDT

I also seen this.
Workaround for FC6 *qemu=0.8.2): upgrade to qemu-0.9.0 from the F7 DVD, it works OK.
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2007-06-04 14:16:37 EDT
This is a bug in qemu 0.8.2's IDE emulation.  The worst of the problems are
fixed with qemu 0.9.0

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