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RE: [Xen-devel] RE: GPL Win PV driver issues

> I would venture to suggest that any PV disk driver also provide the
> neccessary
> CDROM capabilities. During installation of guests, even on baremetal,
> CDROM is a serious bottleneck on install time so much so that I never
> install
> off CDROM anymore instead using network sources. The emulated CDROM
> amplifies
> this problem, so having the PV drivers support CDROM capabilities
could be
> very beneficial

Compared to a physical CDROM, I found a virtualised (even qemu
virtualised) CDROM was much faster.


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