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From Ahmad Emneina <aemne...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: KVM | CentOS | Windows
Date Fri, 12 Apr 2013 03:20:00 GMT
after importing the drivers iso into cloudstack, you can then attach the
iso to the vm. from the instance section, select your vm, and you should
see an 'attach iso' icon in the icon bar.


On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 7:54 PM, Maurice Lawler <maurice.lawler@me.com>wrote:

> I do now see data drives to be attached to windows 2008 r2, however, I am
> not sure how to install the drivers provided by the ISO.
>
> Can you please tell me how to make windows 2008 see the secondary attached
> drives by installing these drivers?
>
> - Maurice
> On Apr 10, 2013, at 6:14 PM, Kirk Kosinski <kirkkosinski@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi, Maurice.
> >
> > 1. Server 2012 is not supported in CS 4.0.1 so there is no guarantee it
> > will work. If the installer is not seeing any drives, it probably means
> > the drives are using the VirtIO SCSI controller, so try loading the
> > drivers for the VirtIO SCSI adapter [1], or try using a different OS
> > Type that provides an IDE drive to the VM.  You can switch the OS Type
> > after the install is done if you need the root disk on VirtIO.
> >
> > As I test, I uploaded a Server 2012 ISO configured with the Windows
> > Server 2008 R2 (64-bit) OS Type to my CS 4.0.1 setup with KVM hosts
> > (Ubuntu 12.04.2).  The OS installed and booted without a problem, and
> > data disks are detected after installing VirtIO drivers [2].  I then
> > changed the OS Type to Windows PV successfully [3].
> >
> > 2. While logged in as a user in the account that owns the VM, create a
> > new virtual disk and see if you can attach it to the VM.  It works fine
> > in my CS 4.0.1 setup with a test VM with the Windows Server 2008 R2
> > (64-bit) OS Type.  Data disks are detected by the OS without a problem
> > [4].  Other than an account mismatch I can't think of anything else that
> > would cause this.
> >
> > Best regards,
> > Kirk
> >
> > [1] http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/virtio-win/latest/images/bin/
> > [2] http://i.imgur.com/99FOhBg.png
> > [3] http://i.imgur.com/lEwTYvp.png
> > [4] http://i.imgur.com/DgurKin.png
> >
> > On 04/09/2013 04:25 PM, Maurice Lawler wrote:
> >> Hello Team,
> >>
> >> My present setup is as follows:
> >>
> >> KVM | CentOS | CS 4.0.1
> >>
> >> 1st Issue:
> >>
> >> Attempting to utilizing Windows Server 2012, the ISO does not find the
> >> virtual drive. Even provisioning a secondary one, it will allow me to
> >> attach it, yet and still I cannot install to the secondary or first
> drive.
> >>
> >> 2nd Issue:
> >>
> >> Attempting to provision and attach a secondary virtual drive to an
> >> existing Windows Server 2008R2 instance, seems to not allow that. When I
> >> go to attach the volume, it lists my linux instances and my windows 2012
> >> (which doesn't matter because that's nt working) but not the window 2008
> >> instance.
> >>
> >> Does anyone out there have any experience on either flavour of windows
> >> and utilizing CS on KVM.
> >>
> >> Please assist me if you can.
> >>
> >> Thank you,
> >>
> >> Maurice
>
>

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