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Re: [Xen-users] can not install vista ultimate 32 bit

To: "Peter Pan" <wischiwaschi2@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] can not install vista ultimate 32 bit
From: "Todd Deshane" <deshantm@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 23:36:45 -0400
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On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 10:49 PM, Peter Pan <wischiwaschi2@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> hi,
> for some reason i can not get vista ultimate to install.
> i get to the page where i enter the user name and password and at the next
> reboot, it just gets stuck in the boot loader - see attachment.
> the cpu usage goes to 50% and that was it.
> has anyone else experienced this ?
> it does boot a couple of times, but i guess that it is from the installation
> image.
> created domU using the virtual machine manager under gnome.
> name: vistaUltimate32
> fully virtualized
> using an ISO on the same server
> os type = windows
> os variant = microsoft windows vista
> normal disk partition = /dev/sda5
> shared physical device = peth0 (bridge eth0)
> 1 cpu, 768MB RAM
> tried the following as well
> 1.left /dev/sda5 to be ext3, did not repartition the drive or format it via
> the vista installer.
> 3.left /dev/sda5 to be ext3, did repartition the drive and formated it via
> the vista installer.
> 4.tried to format /dev/sda5 as NTFS, but the vista installer did not like
> that - no drives were found
> setup:
> xen: xen-3.1.2-2.fc8
> dom0 : fedora 8 64bit with all patches using yum
> domU1: fedora 9 32bit - works fine
> domU2: vista ultimate 32bit - gets stuck in boot loader
> any idea ?

Did you try disabling ACPI?

> thanks in advance,
>    Pete
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