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Blue screen with Windows7x64SP1 and VirtIO 1.6.5

asked 2013-11-20 08:54:08 -0500

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Hi, We just rebuild a base image with the following specs; -OS: Windows7x64+ SP1 + all patches -Drivers: VirtIO 1.6.5

Here is the probleme: In Openstack(grizzly), when we attach a volume to the already running instance, we get a blue screen. It's automatic, and it happen everytime. So the instance reboot, and after that the Volume is well recognized in windows and works almost fine. When we take a look to the memory dump, the problem is reladted to the storport.sys

The same image with the VirtIO 1.5.2 didn't reboot (bluescreen) when we attach a volume to the already running instance.

Is someone already see that? We make a lot of test building but we can't get rid of the bluescreen.

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answered 2013-11-21 12:59:41 -0500

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updated 2013-11-21 13:17:43 -0500

Yes it's a common issue. We are using VirtIO 1.52 in the official Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 evaluation images.

Here's the process that we use to create the images: http://www.cloudbase.it/create-windows-openstack-images/

Update: VirtIO version 0.1-74 has just been released, we're going to run the tests today.

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Great! I will give a try today too

microstatic gravatar imagemicrostatic ( 2013-11-21 13:23:58 -0500 )edit
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answered 2013-11-21 17:27:29 -0500

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So finally,

I try again with the newest VirtIO driver 1.7.0 and there is no bluescreen when we attach a Volume. That's a good news.

Thanks Alex for the hint ;)

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