Why didn't CDROM device detect on Microsoft Hyper-V Virtual machine in RHEL6.4?

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  • Installed Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 on Microsoft Hypervisor, during installation, the CDROM was detected, but post installation, not able to see /dev/cdrom or /dev/sr0 available.
  • Also,there is no CD-ROM information in dmesg.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Virtual Machine.

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