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From Nux! <...@li.nux.ro>
Subject Re: AW: AW: Run Windows on top of KVM+virtio? Watch out for Windows updates, system unbootable!
Date Fri, 11 Dec 2015 08:57:48 GMT
No idea, sorry. I have destroyed the test VMs.

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----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jochim, Ingo" <Ingo.Jochim@bautzen-it.de>
> To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
> Cc: "dev" <dev@cloudstack.apache.org>
> Sent: Friday, 11 December, 2015 07:57:13
> Subject: AW: AW: Run Windows on top of KVM+virtio? Watch out for Windows updates, system
unbootable!

> Nux,
> 
> I worked with the SUSE VMDP drivers (downloaded from SUSE) on Xen quite a lot in
> the past.
> Upgrading the drivers was always a nightmare and we ran into bluescreens very
> often.
> Since version 2 they also come with Virtio.
> 
> I don't know if those are the same drivers which come with Windows.
> Any idea?
> 
> Regards,
> Ingo
> 
> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Nux! [mailto:nux@li.nux.ro]
> Gesendet: Freitag, 11. Dezember 2015 02:27
> An: users@cloudstack.apache.org
> Cc: dev
> Betreff: Re: AW: Run Windows on top of KVM+virtio? Watch out for Windows
> updates, system unbootable!
> 
> Ingo,
> 
> Yes, I use the same. But the drivers "SUSE Storage/Net" in Windows Optional
> updates override them.
> Verified on 2008r2 and 2012r2.
> Luckily the damage is limited as they are in the Optional channel, not sure how
> many people chose to install those alongside the Important ones, but hopefully
> it won't be that many.
> 
> I also got fscked by an update Microsoft pushed for some Intel fake-raid the
> other day.
> You'd think a humongous, multi-billion dollar company has some resources to do
> QA, especially on their "Enterprise" products.
> 
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> Nux!
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> 
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Jochim, Ingo" <Ingo.Jochim@bautzen-it.de>
>> To: users@cloudstack.apache.org, "dev" <dev@cloudstack.apache.org>
>> Sent: Thursday, 10 December, 2015 11:58:03
>> Subject: AW: Run Windows on top of KVM+virtio? Watch out for Windows updates,
>> system unbootable!
> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> you can use the virtio drivers from the Fedora Project.
>> I didn't have problems on W2k12 and W2k12R2.
>> 
>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Windows_Virtio_Drivers
>> 
>> Regards,
>> Ingo
>> 
>> 
>> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: Nux! [mailto:nux@li.nux.ro]
>> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 9. Dezember 2015 10:42
>> An: dev
>> Cc: Cloudstack Users List
>> Betreff: Run Windows on top of KVM+virtio? Watch out for Windows
>> updates, system unbootable!
>> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> Just a quick heads-up!
>> Someone on the CentOS ML reported his Windows 2008r2 VM on top of
>> KVM+VirtIO PV ended up unbootable after he installed the SUSE Network
>> and Storage drivers from the Optional Updates channel.
>> I've just checked now and it's the case, the system blue screens after reboot.
>> Will test 2012r2 shortly.
>> 
>> 
>> It'd be best if you don't install those updates/drivers for now, looks
>> like someone in Redmond didn't do his homework.
>> 
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>> Nux!
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