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Re: [virt-tools-list] [libvirt] KVM Windows guest: add hard drive






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> From: "Mihamina Rakotomandimby" <mihamina gulfsat mg>
> To: virt-tools-list redhat com, "Libvirt Developers Mailing List" <libvir-list redhat com>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 2:17:49 PM
> Subject: [libvirt] KVM Windows guest: add hard drive
> Manao ahoana, Hello, Bonjour,
> 
> I installed a Windows (XP and 2003) guest using one partition as hard
> drive.
> I used:
> 
> sudo virt-install --connect qemu:///system \
> --name win2003-01 \
> --ram 1024 \
> --keymap=fr \
> --disk path=/dev/lvm0/win2003-01 \
> --cdrom=/home/mihamina/Windows_2003_Server.iso \
> --os-type windows \
> --os-variant=win2k3 \
> --noapic \
> --noacpi \
> --network=bridge:br0 \
> --accelerate \
> --vnc \
> --force
> 
> And this works fine. Really fine.
> 
> 
> The disk section in the definition:
> 
> <disk type='block' device='disk'>
> <source dev='/dev/lvm0/win2003-01'/>
> <target dev='hda' bus='ide'/>
> </disk>
> 
> After installation, people asked me to add another hard drive to this
> installation, and then, I added another "disk" in the definition:
> 
> <disk type='block' device='disk'>
> <source dev='/dev/lvm0/win2003-01'/>
> <target dev='hda' bus='ide'/>
> </disk>
> <disk type='block' device='disk'>
> <source dev='/dev/lvm0/win2003-01-a'/>
> <target dev='hdb' bus='ide'/>
> </disk>
> 
> I destroyed + undefined + defined + started the VM and the definition
> is OK (dumpxml), but the Windows guest doesnt see any new hard drive.
> 
> I already tried with replacing "ide" with "virtio", no new hard drive
> yet.
> 
> This is my configuration:
> mihamina kvm-lxc-02:~$ dpkg -l | grep "virt"
> ii kvm 72+dfsg-5~lenny5 Full virtualization on x86 hardware
> ii libvirt-bin 0.4.6-10 the programs for the libvirt library
> ii libvirt0 0.4.6-10 library for interfacing with different
> virtualization systems
> ii python-libvirt 0.4.6-10 libvirt Python bindings
> ii virt-manager 0.6.0-6 desktop application for managing virtual
> machines
> ii virt-viewer 0.0.3-2 Displaying the graphical console of a virtual
> machine
> ii virtinst 0.400.0-7 Programs to create and clone virtual machines
> 
> How to make, with this, new hard drive recognized by the Windows
> guest?

Are you looking for a new driver to appear in 'my computer', because it wouldn't appear there until you format it.
Does it show up in device manager?



> 
> Misaotra, Thanks, Merci.
> 
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