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RE: [Xen-users] Windows Guest

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Subject: RE: [Xen-users] Windows Guest
From: "James Harper" <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 7 Oct 2010 22:21:38 +1100
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> Hello,
> i am playing around with Windows Guests and i ran into one huge
> I cant really access Safe Mode (by hitting F8) or change the boot menu
> selection manually. Right now my windows runs fine as a gues, but if
> it should break at some point i think will have problems to recover
> it....
> Is there any way to see/manipulate the boot process in another way
> than the vnc console? Everytime i connect to my vnconsole the server
> is already starting up (even if i set a boot timeout of 30 seconds)
> Any suggestions or ideas?

Windows will skip the timeout if there is only selection in boot.ini.
Copy the line under "[Operating Systems]" so that it thinks you want to
choose the options. If 2008 or above, you'll need to use bcdedit to
accomplish the same thing.


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