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Re: [Xen-users] run a VM from a previous physical disk install ?

On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 5:58 PM, Joe Armstrong<jarmstrong@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Â Â Â ÂBooting from Hard Disk...
> Â Â Â ÂBoot from Hard Disk failed: could not read the boot disk
> Â Â Â ÂFATAL: No bootable device
> Is it just that the virtual devices in the VM are not compatible with the 
> real devices that the image expects ?

first, windows is expecting a hard disk, which starts with a boot
sector and a partition table, but Xen is giving it (as per your
config) a partition, with just the NTFS filesystem.

i don't know of any way to insert a suitable partition table, short of
doing a full copy into a new device.


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