Bug 85956 - RFE: cdrom redirection
Summary: RFE: cdrom redirection
Status: RESOLVED MOVED
Alias: None
Product: Spice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: RFE (general) (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other All
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Reported: 2014-11-06 09:41 UTC by Marc-Andre Lureau
Modified: 2018-06-03 10:25 UTC (History)
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Description Marc-Andre Lureau 2014-11-06 09:41:55 UTC
From https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1160925

When working with a remote VM, if I want to attach ISOs or physical discs (to install software, update drivers, etc), without the ability to do a redirect of local ISO images or the local CD/DVD drive, I first have to create an image (if a physical disc) and then copy the disc image(s) over to the remote server. Then, I have to remember to delete those from the remote server when done.
This quickly becomes untenable when working with multiple servers. 

Having cdrom redirection feature will be very useful
Comment 1 Marc-Andre Lureau 2014-11-06 09:43:52 UTC
There has been some work done in this direction in the past, see protocol and related spice & spice-gtk & qemu patches all submited at that time:
https://freedesktop.org/patch/13812/
Comment 2 Marc-Andre Lureau 2017-11-08 13:09:07 UTC
Since the patchwork link is dead, here is a link to ML archives to some of the related series:
https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/spice-devel/2013-November/015431.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2013-11/msg02024.html
Comment 3 GitLab Migration User 2018-06-03 10:25:39 UTC
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