My Oracle Support Banner

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

Last updated on MAY 18, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 2.2 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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.


Install the PV driver for Windows VM.


To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

In this Document

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.