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RE: [Xen-users] windows 2008 x64 no cdrom.

To: 'Robbie Garrett' <rgarrett@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-users] windows 2008 x64 no cdrom.
From: Tait Clarridge <Tait.Clarridge@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 15:00:23 -0400
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Thread-topic: [Xen-users] windows 2008 x64 no cdrom.
> My issue here is that when trying to boot from .iso image to install windows 
> 2008 r2, I get message saying
> “A required cd/dvd drive device driver is missing”.  Where can I get this 
> driver?

> disk = [ 'file:/windows/xenwin2008.img,hda,w', 
> 'file:/windows/winxpSP2.iso,ioemu:hdc:cdrom,r' ]

This is just a guess here, but what about puttin an ioemu:hda instead of just 

So the line would read:

disk = 

It was my understanding that the ioemu is required for all HVM windows domain 
disks (whether CDROM or HDD).

Also, what version of xen are you running?

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