[virt-tools-list] [SPAM] Re: installing windows 7

Kurt Milligan kurt at milliganshome.net
Sun Jan 31 00:17:14 UTC 2010

Thanks for the reply.

Unfortuneatly, nothing at all in /var/log/libvert/qemu.

Trying virtualbox instead...seems to be working so far.

Cole Robinson <crobinso at redhat.com> wrote:

>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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