[PVE-User] Floppy Image

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Wed Nov 19 09:13:19 CET 2008

That is currently not supported, but I can tell you a workaround if you
only need it during install.


Lest assume your VM has ID 777.


If you type:


# qm showcmd 777

/usr/bin/kvm -monitor unix:/var/run/qemu-server/777.mon,server,nowait...


This is the kvm command to start the VM.


Simple add '-fda /path/to/floppy/image' to that command and start it


- Dietmar


From: pve-user-bounces at pve.proxmox.com
[mailto:pve-user-bounces at pve.proxmox.com] On Behalf Of Matt Williams
Sent: Dienstag, 18. November 2008 22:30
To: pve-user at pve.proxmox.com
Subject: [PVE-User] Floppy Image


I am trying to install an OS that requires a boot floppy.  My server
does not have a floppy drive so I have made an image of the floppy disk.
How do I go about booting the floppy for the initial install?



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