[PVE-User] Windows 10/2016 type doesn't allow more than 2GB RAM

Emmanuel Kasper e.kasper at proxmox.com
Thu Feb 2 17:09:22 CET 2017

Hi Eneko,

> It seem's Proxmox will fail to start a VM of Windows 10/2016 type and
> more than 2 GB RAM?

> I recall something about this in the mailing list, and have changed the
> type to Windows 8 and it works, but I was surprised this is not yet
> fixed in non-subscription repo :)
Which failure do you exactly get ? QEMU refuses to start or Windows BSOD ?

For ostype win7,win8,win10 we pass the same parameters to the qemu
process, so I am surprised changing the ostype to win8 solves a boot

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