[arch-releng] archiso boot fail from cdrom (Was [PATCH 1/3] [syslinux-iso] ....

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Tue Jun 29 20:13:48 EDT 2010

  On 06/29/2010 08:53 PM, Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi wrote:
>  On 06/26/2010 08:14 PM, Thomas Bächler wrote:
>> Am 27.06.2010 00:46, schrieb Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi:
>>>>> I tested on real machine and booting from cdrom works OK.
>>>> And also tested under Virtualbox and also works fine booting from
>>>> cdrom (iso).
>>>> So if you testwas on qemu, I guess that something is wrong with new
>>>> cdrom_id (there are several changes) and qemu.
>> Yes, I tested on qemu. A simple udev rule like this one in the initramfs
>> will also do the trick:
> Ok seems to be a qemu-kvm issue.
> I am doing some tests, and qemu cdrom seems to works as expected if 
> more than one cd-rom drive is used but fails with only one cd-rom drive.
ignore me.

Fails on IDE cdrom (default used when -cdrom parameter is used), but 
works with SCSI cdrom (-drive 

> To track details about this:
> http://www.spinics.net/lists/hotplug/msg03936.html
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=609049

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
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