[virt-tools-list] installing windows 7

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Sat Jan 30 20:56:47 UTC 2010

On 01/30/2010 02:55 PM, Kurt Milligan wrote:
> Hi All
> Trying to use virtual machine manager to install a windows 7 guest, and
> getting stalled at the "Setup is starting" screen (just after the first
> screen where you choose your language/keyboard/etc). The cursor spins,
> but it never moves on.
> I noticed that when I created the virtual machine, there is no option
> for windows 7 in the operating system dropdown; it only goes up to
> windows vista. Not sure if this makes a difference or not. I've tried
> both Windows Vista and the default.
> If it matters, my host machine is running Ubuntu 9.10.
> Any thoughts / places I can trouble shoot?

This is likely a KVM or QEMU issue. I'd recommend filing a bug with your
distribution, including the qemu commandline generated in

- Cole

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