[PVE-User] need help regarding Virtio

Robert Fantini robertfantini at gmail.com
Thu May 19 15:15:23 CEST 2011


On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 8:51 AM, Muhammad Yousuf Khan <sirtcp at gmail.com>
wrote:
> Thanks Martin and Phil. :)
>
> On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 5:44 PM, Martin Maurer <martin at proxmox.com> wrote:
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>> Hi,
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>> Install with IDE and change later by adding a temporary virtio disk,
>> install drivers from cdrom (no windows got virtio in the driver database)
>> and then poweroff and change the boot disk to virtio. (The temporary disk
>> can be deleted)
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>> Br, martin
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>> From: pve-user-bounces at pve.proxmox.com
>> [mailto:pve-user-bounces at pve.proxmox.com] On Behalf Of Muhammad Yousuf
Khan
>> Sent: Donnerstag, 19. Mai 2011 14:41
>> To: pve-user at pve.proxmox.com
>> Subject: [PVE-User] need help regarding Virtio
>>
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>>  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 :(
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>> Thank you.
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>> MYK
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I know  this is slightly off topic, but what is the advantage of Virtio
drivers?
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