Zoltan Frombach writes: > Hi, > > I did many physical (Windows) to virtual (kvm) conversions before. The > instructions in general are good here: > http://www.linux-kvm.org/page/Boot_from_virtio_block_device , so yes, you > must add a dummy ("fake") 2nd disk drive to the guest first, boot up the > guest, install the virtio drivers to that 2nd virtual HDD and after that you > can shutdown the guest, remove the dummy drive from the guest's config and > switch the original 1st disk's setting from IDE to virtio. The whole reason > for adding a 2nd dummy disk is the ability to install the virtio driver > inside Windows while it is booted up from an IDE disk. Yes, I understand the process and am following it. But XP is throwing a spanner in the works here by not completing the viostor installation process. Should I maybe try with latest rather than stable (.112 vs. .102)?