[vfio-users] fail booting windows guest after switching from qcwo2 from raw block device
thibaut.noah at gmail.com
Tue Apr 19 18:02:03 UTC 2016
On the side note, i forgot to say that i can boot if i pass /dev/sde to
qemu, which according to redhat documentation is not what one is suppose to
do as it can compromise the host system.
2016-04-19 19:55 GMT+02:00 thibaut noah <thibaut.noah at gmail.com>:
> Hi guys, so i made the jump today !
> I backed up my windows 10 qcwo2 container on another hdd, then i booted my
> guest with the backup with thebackup.
> I passed to the vm the ssd i used before to store my vm container as a
> block device (passing /dev/sde instead of /dev/sde1, this way i could
> remove all linux partitionning from within windows and do a native install)
> From there i used acronis true image to clone my windows install to the
> So now that it is done i try to boot my vm from the biggest partition on
> the ssd which i assume is what i want do to?
> this is what i got with lsblk for the ssd :
> sde 8:64 0 477G 0 disk
> ├─sde1 8:65 0 128M 0 part
> ├─sde2 8:66 0 450M 0 part
> ├─sde3 8:67 0 99M 0 part
> └─sde4 8:68 0 476.3G 0 part
> and this is how i passed the block device to the vm :
> <disk type='file' device='disk'>
> <driver name='qemu' type='raw' cache='none'/>
> <source file='/dev/sde4'/>
> <target dev='vdb' bus='virtio'/>
> <address type='pci' domain='0x0000' bus='0x00' slot='0x06'
> My problem is after launching the guest i found myself back to the uefi
> So, can someone enlighten me on what is wrong here and what path should i
> take to fix this?
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