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Re: [Xen-users] Disable emulated hard disks

On Fri, 2015-05-15 at 23:38 +0200, Petr Gregor wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to completely disable hard drive emulation in Xen 4.4 HVM
> mode and present the disks as Xen VBDs only.
> I would expect that by specifying drive as xvd* or d*p0 I achieve
> exactly that. Unfortunately it is not the case and there is
> corresponding IDE device for each specified drive.
> Is there some way to eliminate this?

Devices from xvde onwards are not provided with a emulated counterpart.

Unlike vif devices there doesn't appear to be a way to force xvd[a-d] to
not have an IDE counterpart. This surprised me too...


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