[fedora-virt] Windows XP KVM can't shutdown?

Dale Bewley dlbewley at lib.ucdavis.edu
Tue Sep 8 17:59:45 UTC 2009

On Fri, 2009-09-04 at 18:53 -0400, Tom Horsley wrote:
> I just installed a windows XP KVM virtual machine via
> fedora 11's virt-manager. All went well, but the KVM
> machine can't seem to shutdown, instead I get the
> Windows XP screen that says "it is now safe to
> power off".
> Is there some setting I need to tweak somewhere to enable
> XP to power off by itself?

You just need to turn on ACPI for your guest


I don't think you can do that in virt-manager, so see 'virsh help edit'.

Dale Bewley

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