On Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 7:33:29 AM UTC-5, Pawel Debski wrote:
> W dniu sobota, 3 grudnia 2016 12:53:02 UTC+1 użytkownik Grzesiek Chodzicki 
> napisał:
> > W dniu sobota, 3 grudnia 2016 12:21:49 UTC+1 użytkownik Pawel Debski 
> > napisał:
> > > Folks,
> > > 
> > > I have a PC with two SATA controllers: primary master holds my SDD with 
> > > Qubes, while secondary master has CD drive attached.
> > > 
> > > When I insert a data CD it gets mounted by dom0 and the files are 
> > > accessible. I do not want to open these files in dom0 however. So in the 
> > > VM Manager I right click my favourite perssonal-full-sw appVM that I 
> > > created previously and select:
> > > 
> > > Attach/detach block devices -> Attach dom0:sr0
> > > 
> > > and nothing happens. 
> > > 
> > > Even more: CD content is still visible in dom0 and /dev/sr0 is still 
> > > mounted in /run/media/pdebski/CDTITLE
> > > 
> > > How can I better diagnose the problem?
> > 
> > Try using qvm-block -l and then attach the device using qvm-block. If that 
> > fails, you can attach the entire sata controller (and not just the drive)
> 
> Here is the progress:
> 
> (in dom0)
> qvm-block -l
> dom0:sr0 ... attached to fedora-full-sw as xvdi
> 
> now in fedora-full-sw Konsole I need
> 
> [user@fedora-usb ~]$ su - root
> [root@fedora-usb ~]# mkdir CD
> [root@fedora-usb ~]# mount /dev/xvdi CD
> [root@fedora-usb ~]# df
> Filesystem         1K-blocks    Used Available Use% Mounted on
> ...
> /dev/xvdi               8038    8038         0 100% /root/CD
> 
> and voilà, I can read the files.
> 
> HOWEVER: can you imagine a normal user doing this?
> (I can't, she/he would kill me with his laughter ;-)
> 
> How can I make Fedora read the CD and mount it automagically so all is 
> visible in AppVM File Manager just after inserting CD?

cdroms are pretty outdated now.  I don't even have one on my latest box.

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