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Re: [libvirt] XML for the "boot=on" option



On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 08:37:38AM -0800, Shi Jin wrote:
> Hi, there,
> 
> In order to install windows 2008 using the virtio driver, I had to modify the KVM command to include the boot=on option like:
>  -drive file=<path>/virtioWin08.raw,if=virtio,index=0,boot=on
> 
> However, I haven't been able to find a corresponding libvirt XML element that can enable this "boot=on" option. Is there a way to do this?

If you set 

  <os>
    <boot dev='hd'/>
  </os>

libvirt will automatically set the boot=on parameter for the first harddisk
in the XML

Daniel
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