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Unable to create an windows instance using ISO file ?

asked 2014-12-04 06:43:20 -0500

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Unable to create an windows instance using ISO file. it is starting the installation of windows, by fallowing the installation wizard of windows. No disk are available to for selection.

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answered 2014-12-04 09:07:13 -0500

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You'll want to create an image of Windows and then launch from it. The issue you are seeing is probably due to Virtio not being installed, or available as a driver, within Windows.

http://wiki.libvirt.org/page/Virtio

http://docs.openstack.org/image-guide...

http://www.cloudbase.it/ws2012r2/

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answered 2014-12-04 10:21:18 -0500

hello

first you have to convert the image file to qcow2 format

This example will convert a raw image file named centos63.dsk to a qcow2 image file.

 qemu-img convert -f raw -O qcow2 centos64.dsk centos64.qcow2

To convert from vmdk to raw, you would do:

qemu-img convert -f vmdk -O raw centos64.vmdk centos64.img
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answered 2014-12-04 13:31:45 -0500

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Automated scripts to generate Windows images:

https://github.com/cloudbase/windows-...

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answered 2015-03-25 06:49:14 -0500

Here the easy steps to create windows images, see the below link which helps you ...

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