[PVE-User] win2008 with uefi

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Tue Jan 10 09:09:21 CET 2017


Hi Alexandre,

Yes, here is the command line:

> root      7406  4.9  0.4 993072 72544 ?        Sl   Jan09  31:43
> /usr/bin/kvm -id 101 -chardev
> socket,id=qmp,path=/var/run/qemu-server/101.qmp,server,nowait -mon
> chardev=qmp,mode=control -pidfile /var/run/qemu-server/101.pid
> -daemonize -smbios type=1,uuid=9fea84ce-e2c3-4443-ba80-3d0188a39248
> -drive
> if=pflash,unit=0,format=raw,readonly,file=/usr/share/kvm/OVMF_CODE-pure-efi.fd
> -drive
> if=pflash,unit=1,id=drive-efidisk0,format=raw,file=/dev/pve/vm-101-disk-2
> -name nogeens -smp 1,sockets=1,cores=1,maxcpus=1 -nodefaults -boot
> menu=on,strict=on,reboot-timeout=1000,splash=/usr/share/qemu-server/bootsplash.jpg
> -vga std -vnc unix:/var/run/qemu-server/101.vnc,x509,password
> -no-hpet -cpu kvm64,+lahf_lm,+sep,+kvm_pv_unhalt,+kvm_pv_eoi,enforce
> -m 512 -k en-us -device
> pci-bridge,id=pci.2,chassis_nr=2,bus=pci.0,addr=0x1f -device
> pci-bridge,id=pci.1,chassis_nr=1,bus=pci.0,addr=0x1e -device
> piix3-usb-uhci,id=uhci,bus=pci.0,addr=0x1.0x2 -device
> usb-tablet,id=tablet,bus=uhci.0,port=1 -device
> virtio-balloon-pci,id=balloon0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x3 -iscsi
> initiator-name=iqn.1993-08.org.debian:01:88931df9cf97 -drive
> file=/dev/pve/vm-101-disk-1,if=none,id=drive-ide0,format=raw,cache=none,aio=native,detect-zeroes=on
> -device
> ide-hd,bus=ide.0,unit=0,drive=drive-ide0,id=ide0,bootindex=100 -drive
> file=/var/lib/vz/template/iso/win2008_server_32bit.iso,if=none,id=drive-ide2,media=cdrom,aio=threads
> -device
> ide-cd,bus=ide.1,unit=0,drive=drive-ide2,id=ide2,bootindex=200
> -netdev
> type=tap,id=net0,ifname=tap101i0,script=/var/lib/qemu-server/pve-bridge,downscript=/var/lib/qemu-server/pve-bridgedown
> -device
> e1000,mac=C2:D2:02:85:A9:A4,netdev=net0,bus=pci.0,addr=0x12,id=net0,bootindex=300
> -rtc driftfix=slew,base=localtime -global
> kvm-pit.lost_tick_policy=discard

and 101.conf:

> root at pve:/etc/pve/qemu-server# cat 101.conf
> bios: ovmf
> bootdisk: ide0
> cores: 1
> efidisk0: local-lvm:vm-101-disk-2,size=128K
> ide0: local-lvm:vm-101-disk-1,size=32G
> ide2: local:iso/win2008_server_32bit.iso,media=cdrom
> memory: 512
> name: nogeens
> net0: e1000=C2:D2:02:85:A9:A4,bridge=vmbr0
> numa: 0
> ostype: w2k8
> scsihw: virtio-scsi-pci
> smbios1: uuid=9fea84ce-e2c3-4443-ba80-3d0188a39248
> sockets: 1

Thanks for the quick follow-up!

MJ


On 10-1-2017 7:05, Alexandre DERUMIER wrote:
> Hi,
>
> can you provide kvm command line ? I would like to see if hyperv
> features (which are incomptabible with uefi + win2008) are still
> present.
>
>
> #ps -aux |grep kvm|grep vmid
>
> also you can provide your vmid.conf ?
>
>
> ----- Mail original ----- De: "lists" <lists at merit.unu.edu> À:
> "proxmoxve" <pve-user at pve.proxmox.com> Envoyé: Lundi 9 Janvier 2017
> 22:28:58 Objet: [PVE-User] win2008 with uefi
>
> Hi,
>
> This is on latest proxmox (4.4-5/c43015a5):
>
> Created a machine, set OS type windows 2008, rest of the options
> default. Then changed bios to ovmf, and added an uefi disk.
>
> Then booting a windows2008 iso fails after the UEFI screens: there
> appear a few corrupted atifacts in the left top corner and thats all.
>
>
> Switching back to SEABios and everything works as expected.
>
> I have read this bug report:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1185253
>
> And from what I understand from the above link, I should be able to
> boot win2008 with uefi on qemu with the correct settings.
>
> Alexandre Derumier created the following patch in november on this
> subject:
> https://git.proxmox.com/?p=qemu-server.git;a=commit;h=4317f69fc53f015495bda69165a07bb0285a92c5
>
>
> So I hoped that this would work by now. However it does not. :-(
>
> Anyone with suggestions? I would like to virtualise a machine that
> boots uefi and runs windows2008 enterprise. Is that really
> impossible?
>
> Hopeing for some good clues! :-)
>
> Best regards and all the best for 2017 to all!
>
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