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Re: [virt-tools-list] [libvirt] Bugs when installing Windows XP



Le mardi 06 juillet 2010 15:13:00, vous avez écrit :
> On Tue, Jul 06, 2010 at 02:57:25PM +0200, Laurent Léonard wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > There are 2 bugs (regressions) when installing Windows XP, it can be
> > reproduced with libvirt 0.8.x.
> > 
> > After the first installation stage, the machine reboots but:
> > - the CD-ROM is removed, so the second stage asks for the CD-ROM.
> 
> This is a virt-manager / virt-install bug. libvirt just does what its
> told with the CD media.
> 
> > - if I force the shutdown, the machine reboots. If I force the shutdown
> > again after the reboot the machine shuts off as expected.
> 
> Libvirt won't ever auto-rebooted when asked to force shutdown, so again I
> suspect this is virt-install/virt-manager automatically starting the guest
> again.

I think you are right. I downgraded to Virt-manager 0.8.3 and virtinst 0.500.2 
which has an other behaviour: the virtual machine is stopped after the first 
installation stage of Windows XP. But if we start again the virtual machine, 
the installation process can be correctly completed.

-- 
Laurent Léonard


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