Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 740963
Boot menu does not work for selecting between 2 hard disks
Last modified: 2013-02-14 21:20:08 EST
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.
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This might actually be a virt-manager defect, not actually marking both disks as bootable. Will need to confirm
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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.
Haven't checked recently, when the need arises again, we'll find out :)