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RE: [Xen-users] CD-ROM problem when installing Windows server

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From: "Olson, A Peter, JR (Peter)" <peterolson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 16:34:52 -0500
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Thread-topic: [Xen-users] CD-ROM problem when installing Windows server
I found that I had to manually edit the VM config file to add 
the cdrom in the Disk section. For example I added:

Disk = [ "file:/location/disk.img,had,w" ,

Where /location is the directory you have the ISO image stored.
It then is able to boot and mount the CD-ROM on the 2nd boot.

Good luck,

Subject: [Xen-users] CD-ROM problem when installing Windows server

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Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 15:05:43 -0400
From: "Jason Brown" <jason@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-users] CD-ROM problem when installing Windows server
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Hello everyone,

I recently install 3.2.1 on CentOS 5.2 to test out the new Windows drivers
but when the installer reboots it can't find the CD-ROM anymore and can not
complete the installation.

I ran into the exact same problem with 3.0.3 and found the solution was to
put hdc in the config file manually and setup was able to complete the
install and everything was fine.

With 3.2.1 I found the config.sxp file under /usr/lib/var/xend/domains/ and
the config file has the CD-ROM defined:

            (uuid 5261a9fd-0c69-6d95-48d8-a9778791d1a5)
            (mode r)
            (dev hdc:cdrom)
            (backend 0)
            (bootable 0)
            (VDI )

I did some searching around but wasn't able to find anything that addressed
this issue, anyone have any ideas?



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