Thanks so much for replying. Some follow up questions:
a) Is it not possible to use an ISO file to do the BIOS updates?
b) I did not quite understand your second comment on why PCI pass through may
promote floppy disk use. Please could you elaborate a bit more?
Thanks again for your help with this.
From: Michael Dexter [mailto:edi...@callfortesting.org]
Sent: Monday, November 11, 2013 10:59 AM
To: email@example.com; Abhishek Gupta (LIS)
Subject: Re: Use of Floppy Drive with FreeBSD Virtual Machines
My single use case this last few years has been for BIOS updates and given that
one could use PCI pass-through to expose say, an LSI storage controller to a
virtual machine, there may indeed be a use case.
On 11/11/13 10:19 AM, Abhishek Gupta (LIS) wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Is anybody using floppy disk drives with virtual machines on Hyper-V or any
> other hypervisor? I would be interested in knowing both common and obscure
> scenarios. Please let me know if you have any thoughts in this direction.
> Abhishek Gupta
> Program Manager, BSD Integration Services Microsoft Corporation
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