I installed Redhat 6.4 on KVM Server. Right Now there is only One Disk /dev/vda. Now I need to add extra Disk like /dev/vdb I tried adding New Volume but it is not showing when I do fdisk -l
How to add extra Volumes to existing running VMs
You can use the
Simply open the VM, go to "Details" (top left), and select "Add Hardware" (bottom left):
Storage is the default type of hardware, so it should already be selected by default.
FWIW, since it's a new disk, if the guest is Linux, you probably want to add it as VirtIO instead of IDE. VirtIO has better performance but non-Linux platforms need special drivers installed to be able to use VirtIO drives.
The GUI is pretty self-explanatory. Since you've already created the
Adding a virtual disk can be done either using
Modify your configuration file as needed and save the configuration file (See your
NOTE: You need to reboot the VM so the virtual disk is recognized.
Shutdown your VM using
Once you have logged in to the VM check