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Re: [vfio-users] Booting from VirtIO disk



Right, it used to work, somehow didnt this time. With a bit of tinkering
i remembered vmware used to have similar issue. Solution was to set
LSI_SAS driver on "boot start". I did the same to virtio disk driver and
then it worked. Yay..

On 2015.12.28 11:20, Karsten Elfenbein wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I had the same issue after upgrading to win10.
> I kept the boot disk on ATA/IDE and added an other disk with virtio.
> Then I installed the windows 10 virtio drivers for the second disk.
> (latest virtio-win.iso should have those)
> With that in place I could switch back to virtio for my boot disk.
>
> Karsten
>
> 2015-12-28 9:40 GMT+01:00 rndbit <rndbit sysret net>:
>> I bumped into this strange issue - i can no longer boot windows guest
>> from VirtIO disk. Windows logo shows up briefly and then it throws
>> INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE error. Switching disk to IDE works. Interesting
>> part is that i actually have installed virtio drivers and virtio disks
>> added after VM is booted can be accessed without any problem. Since i
>> can see actual windows logo and error message i suppose it goes half-way
>> at least and firmware can understand virtio disks just fine. Im out of
>> ideas here. Does anyone have any clue what could be wrong here?
>>
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