[PVE-User] VM windows 2008 issue.

Muhammad Yousuf Khan sirtcp at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 13:15:05 CEST 2011


here is the status.

VMware to KVM (migration)= not working (with 30 GB HD and 2 GB RAM)

Fresh installation = worked (with 20gb HD and 1GB RAM with same DVD image
deployed on VMWARE)

now problem is i am stuck in migration from VMware to KVM haven't tried
migration from real machine


Thanks

MYK





On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 3:34 PM, Holger Ernst <he at ernstdatenmedien.de> wrote:

> **
> Hi Alain,
>
> you use virtio NIC on Win2008 without problems? We swithced back to e1000
> while having severe problems (loss of connectivity) when handling large data
> files (50GB).
>
> Muhammad: As Alain says. We have some Win2008 produvtion servers
> virtualized (some build from scratch, some migrated from real iron) without
> problems. We use virtio driver for disk, e1000 driver for NIC. Virtual disks
> on lvm partitions if possible.
>
> Regards, Holger
>  ------------------------------
> *Von:* pve-user-bounces at pve.proxmox.com [mailto:
> pve-user-bounces at pve.proxmox.com] *Im Auftrag von *Alain Péan
> *Gesendet:* Freitag, 1. Juli 2011 09:43
> *An:* pve-user at pve.proxmox.com
> *Betreff:* Re: [PVE-User] VM windows 2008 issue.
>
> Hi Muhammad,
>
> As already sait in this thread :
>
> http://forum.proxmox.com/threads/6602-Does-Service-Pack-1-(or-other-updates)-break-Windows-2008-R2-running-in-a-KVM
>
> I installed recently several windows 2008 R2 VMs with no problem, so I
> don't understand the problem there. I am using 2.6.35 kernel, with Proxmox
> 1.8. I don't know if it matters (it's a long time I installed windows 2008,
> before 1.8).
>
> I am using 30 GB raw files, 2 Go Ram, and virtio NIC (minimum hardware
> requirement following Microsoft). I install the virtio NIC drivers after
> first reboot, from fedora repo :
> http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/virtio-win/latest/images/
>
> Alain
>
> Le 01/07/2011 09:24, Muhammad Yousuf Khan a écrit :
>
> Dear all,
>
> unfortunately i can not run any windows 2008 VM. no matter i install fresh
> copy, i restore, what ever. but it keep hang of boot. not actually hang but
> it didn't boot at all. and stock when try to read Hard disk. no matter what
> i try. i use VMDK and RAW things are still same. the same error has
> been discussed in proxmox forum with no solution.
>
>
> http://forum.proxmox.com/threads/5907-installing-Win-2008-Server-R2-on-Proxmox
>
> is there any one have resolved this issue.
>
> Thank you.
>
> MYK
>
>
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