On Wed, Nov 4, 2015 at 1:57 PM, <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote: > Boris Epstein wrote: > >> > >> My turn for a dumb question: from not paying a lot of attention to this > >> thread, the answer isn't clear to me: has the *host* recognized the > >> disk? If not, the guest's not going to see it. > > > > IMO your question is not dumb at all. Unfortunately, I don't have an > > answer to it. > > > > All I know is, you reboot the VM and it all works as expected. > > Ok, if rebooting the VM, and *only* the VM, fixes it in the VM, then the > host - the system the VM's running on - knows about the drive. You see > where I was going with that.... > > mark > > _______________________________________________ > CentOS mailing list > CentOS at centos.org > https://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos > Mark, Absolutely, I see your point. This was the starting point - you add the device on the ESXi server, you reboot the VM, the VM sees the device, no problem. Now, I ask - do I have to reboot the VM? Logically I hope there ought to be a way for me not to have to do that - but I have yet to figure out how to get there. Boris.