So far so good. Post as a guest Name. SDwarfs 93 1 7. No issues in several weeks of testing. This is a lab image and firewall will be taken care of at the network layer and at the perimeter. You might want to take this time to configure the firewall.

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Is it possible to install the VirtIO drivers later?

It should now be coming up on VirtIO disk and network drivers. Wkndows qemu-kvm was already patched. How do I ins tall the viostor for an existing VM?

WindowsGuestDrivers/Download Drivers – KVM

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that kkvm have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Add a virtio nic, start the VM, install drivers when Windows looks for them, remove non-virtio nic.

Retrieved from ” https: Server Fault works best with JavaScript enabled. Similarly for the viostor: Windows spice agent git repo: Hi Dyasny, I decided to just reinstall this from the get go. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. SDwarfs 93 1 7.


KVM is already up and running properly. Works well so far. I followed the advice found here: You will first be required to create a target hard drive to install the Windows Server R2 Operating System on.

Install Windows Server 2008 on KVM/VirtIO

Used Windows settings for guest installation. Stable virtio-win x86 floppy. You can conceivably skip this step for now if you want to make troubleshooting harder. If you get a bluescreen or a plea to use the RepairCD, something went vitrio. Leave the existing one as-is for now. For my purposes I went ahead and disabled the Windows Firewall.

Finally, just out of curiosity, what is Ballon and vioserial drivers for? To improve performance the network and IO – dyasny and the documentation recommends installing virtIO drivers.

Creating Windows virtual machines using virtIO drivers

But, here is what a colleague actually did:. Sign up using Email and Password.

You can’t install the drivers without the devices already present. If not then you have done something wrong. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Stable virtio-win amd64 floppy. I can’t go into details, as I haven’t done it myself The Balloon driver is for Memory Ballooningkbm I have never managed to install it on any of my VM’s, vioserial is apparently so you can have more than one serial port.


Shutdown At this point you will want to shutdown the virtual machine.

In addition, shipping pre-compiled sources is generally against Fedora policies. The following steps should help you install Windows Server R2 and upload it into glance for use with OpenStack. Sign up using Facebook.