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I am attempting to help a client but I am a bit out of my depth, they have a XS6 dedicated server, and I have created a series of virtual drives for various distros, using isos we have. For example /mnt/centos6.2 - I also tried /media/centos6.2 - however when I attempt to install VMs through XenCenter, the server DVD drives section is blank. How would I mount a drive so that XenCenter detects it properly as a drive?

[edit:] found this: which got the isos available and there, but the test vm I tried to create using a centos 6.2 iso gave me the error:

05/07/2012 8:19:13 PM Error: Starting VM 'Test' - INVALID_SOURCE - Unable to access a required file in the specified repository: file:///tmp/cdrom-repo-WPN1yR/isolinux/vmlinuz.
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I'm not sure what you're trying to do... are you trying to create a CentOS 6.2 VM using the CentOS ISO image? – pepoluan Feb 19 '13 at 22:03

It sounds like they are doing weird stuff. Put all the isos in a directory on windows and share it on the network ( samba under Linux works great too). Then from the XenCenter GUI add a new storage repository. Choose "windows file sharing" iso library. Now you will be able to mount these isos and install vms

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