[CentOS-virt] Windows 7 on a centos kvm host pauses after the installation reboot.
eliezer at ngtech.co.il
Mon Jun 9 13:58:30 UTC 2014
I do not have any optical device associated with the VM.
What I tried and worked was to update the OS and also the kernel.
Since I did an update from 2.6.X base repo kernel to elrepo lt kernel
and Centos basic updates and then a reboot it was all resolved.
I do not know the reason but it seems like the updated system solved the
On 06/09/2014 04:41 PM, James B. Byrne wrote:
> 1. Is there a CD/DVD drive associated with the VM?
> 2. If so, do you have a readable optical disk in the drive when starting the
> Windows7 guest?
> If the answer to 1 is yes and to 2 is no and your guest configuration file
> shows this:
> 30 <disk type='block' device='cdrom'>
> 31 <driver name='qemu' type='raw'/>
> 32 <source dev='/dev/sr0'/>
> 33 <target dev='hdc' bus='ide'/>
> 34 <readonly/>
> 35 <address type='drive' controller='0' bus='1' target='0' unit='0'/>
> 36 </disk>
> then remove the line '<source dev='/dev/sr0'/>' and try again.
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