Hi, There was some discussion between Larry Melia and Alexander Motin on this and related topics a few months ago. Here are some relevant threads:
http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-virtualization/2013-April/001180.html http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-virtualization/2013-May/001281.html http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-virtualization/2013-June/001297.html If you are continuing Larry's work, and can get feedback from Alexander, that would be great. -- Craig On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 2:02 PM, Abhishek Gupta (LIS) <abgu...@microsoft.com > wrote: > Hi folks, > > This may have been asked before but the solution we have currently is less > than ideal. Please bear with me on the repetition and provide any > suggestions you may have. > > One of the issues with Hyper-V is that it does not virtualize the CD > device and therefore we rely on the ATA driver in the guest operating > system to manage CDROMs. What we would like to do is disable the ATA driver > for all device types except the CDROM in the presence of Hyper-V. Can > someone help us in answering the following in this regard: > > > a) What is the correct location in the FreeBSD ATA code where we can > put in selective disabling? > > b) Is this a good approach? Is there something cleaner you can think > of? > > As of now we have implemented a disengage driver that disables ATA driver > permanently on Hyper-V. However this is less than desirable and we are > looking for a better solution. Please let us know if you have some thoughts. > > Thanks, > Abhishek > > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-virtualization > To unsubscribe, send any mail to " > freebsd-virtualization-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-virtualization To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-virtualization-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"