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Re: [Xen-users] Migrate existing Windows XP VirtualBox VM to Xen

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Migrate existing Windows XP VirtualBox VM to Xen
From: Juan Luis Baptiste <juan.baptiste@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2010 14:36:01 -0500
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Hi Fajar,

On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 5:52 AM, Fajar A. Nugraha <fajar@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 3:26 AM, Juan Luis Baptiste
> <juan.baptiste@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> What could I be missing ? for what I have read over the internet it
>> should be that simple, convert the VDI disk to raw, setup a config
>> file liked the one I have and fire it up.
> Where did you read that?

Don't remember, maybe a post on VirtualBox forum.

> Start with removing virtualbox guest addition first (if you have it
> installed on Windows guest) before doing any conversion. Then read
> http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Migrate_Windows , the most important
> part being:
> - HAL (the easiest way to be solv it is by setting acpi, apic, and
> pae=1 as Felix mentioned)
> - hard disk support (which can be solved by installing IDE drivers on
> Windows guest before doing any conversion).
> After that, proceed with the conversion method (only one of the disk
> conversion methods should be necessary) that you've tried.

That did the trick, thanks !!


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