"Change Cd" Button Fails to Change CD after PV Driver Was Installed on Oracle VM 2.2 (Doc ID 1084663.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 2.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When you launch a VM guest in Oracle VM Manager 2.2.0 and open its console, at the bottom of the OVM virtual console for a VM there is a "Change Cd" Button and a drop-down list that allows you to switch the ISO image as CD for the VM. For Windows VMs, this works fine (2003 and 2008) without the PV drivers installed. Once the PV drivers are installed it stops working.

Switching the CD device appears to have no effect, the old CD is still attached and can be read within the VM. The only way to get the right ISO image attached as the CD is to reboot the VM.

Changes

Install the PV driver for Windows VM.

Cause

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