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Re: [Qemu-devel] SCSI externals [PATCH] revisited

From: Daniel Stekloff
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] SCSI externals [PATCH] revisited
Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2006 15:57:36 -0800

On Tue, 2006-12-12 at 15:42 -0800, Russell Jackson wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 12, 2006 at 07:02:33AM -0500, Chuck Brazie wrote:
> >
> > Here is a patch that merges the externals for IDE and SCSI with a --disk
> > as Paul requested. Let me know if you want different keywords.
> >
> I was able to apply the patch (almost) cleanly to a November snapshot.
> The following invocation results in the LSI controller showing up in
> Windows XP, but the disk(s) do not. Am I missing something?
> qemu -kernel-kqemu -localtime -std-vga \
>       -disk ide,img=winxp.qcow \
>       -disk scsi,img=test.qcow

Is your test.qcow formatted? I had to go into the Windows admin
utilities and format the disk before it became available. 

> It doesn't seem possible to boot from a SCSI disk currently. In fact,
> there's a check in vl.c to see if there is at least one IDE disk that
> just dumps the usage output without an error which was rather confusing
> :-P. I'm thinking that the emulated BIOS doesn't support SCSI yet?

Yep, no support currently for booting off SCSI. 



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