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RE: [Xen-users] Can't install Windows 2003 on SLES10SP1

To: "jim burns" <jim_burn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-users] Can't install Windows 2003 on SLES10SP1
From: "James Harper" <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2008 13:07:56 +1000
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Thread-topic: [Xen-users] Can't install Windows 2003 on SLES10SP1
> On Mon July 14 2008 3:58:01 pm James Pifer wrote:
> > Open virt-manager
> > set up a new install:
> >         full virt
> >         512 ram
> >         20 gig sparse file
> >         boot off /dev/cdrom
> Just a shot in the dark - depending on your distro, Windows might not like
> sparse files. Have you tried a pre-filled out file, like one made with
> 'dd'?

Fwiw, under Debian Etch/Lenny, I use sparse files all the time without any 
problems, using 'file:'. I can't speak for any of the 'tap:' methods though.


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