[PVE-User] need help regarding Virtio

Phil Stoneman pws at corefiling.com
Thu May 19 14:44:21 CEST 2011

On 19/05/11 13:40, Muhammad Yousuf Khan wrote:
>   i want to install windows 2003 on virtio drive for testing purpose but
> can not find the way how to, actually when i boot VM from 2003 CD it
> says HD not found. i know it is because XP can not recognize Virtio
> Drive but there must be a work around which i dont know. please help. i
> did some research but fail :(

I managed to do it by following 

Basically, start off by creating it as an IDE drive, and install windows 
on there. Then after you've installed, persuade Windows to install the 
virtio drivers, then shut it down and undefine/redefine the OS drive as 

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