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Re: [Xen-users] Problem: Windows on Xen

I was expecting a Windows installation window or something, like the windows
installation cd booting. Other tutorials i've followed about installing
windows on xen doesnt mention anything in particular... Just create the
domain and "console" it. I've got the ssh addition that could mess the

Thank you very much for the reply!

Sadique Puthen wrote:
> davefury wrote:
>> Hi there, first of all I must say i'm a little noobish at Linux and Xen.
>> Currently I'm using Debian Etch x86_64, and I'd like to virtualize
>> WindowsXP.
>> The machine is a Intel Xeon which supports VT instructions.
>> I've followed thousands of tutorials, guides and forums. (I think) I've
>> successfully created the domain, and the thing is the console freezes
>> when I
>> execute xm console win. Just no error output, the key cursor wont even
>> move.
> When you do "xm console win" - where win is a windows machine - from an 
> ssh session from dom0, what do you expect as the output?  If I am 
> running the same command against a linux machine, I would expect a log 
> in prompt, but what for windows?  I don't think it's possible to get 
> what you expect.
> --Sadique
>> The only solution to this is opening a new terminal and destroying the
>> domain.
>> The thing is I'm accessing to the server through ssh, and I could guess
>> is
>> something about the graphical output. Tried SDL but I get quite a lot of
>> errors on the log. Using VNC, this is the log:
>> domid: 47
>> qemu: the number of cpus is 1
>> shared page at pfn:1ffff, mfn: 435da
>> buffered io page at pfn:1fffd, mfn: 435dc
>> char device redirected to /dev/pts/3
>> False I/O request ... in-service already: 0, pvalid: 0, port: 0, data: 0,
>> count: 0, size: 0
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