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windows instance freezes after attaching a cinder volume

asked 2015-08-03 12:29:51 -0500

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Once i attach a drive to a windows instance. It completely freezes, what could be the problem?

2015-08-03 13:26:28.211 1752 INFO nova.virt.xenapi.volumeops [req-a39173d7-ee3b-4fa5-9cc3-0fb452e23291 None] Dev 1 attached to instance instance-0000000a

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I dont have VirtIO installed on the Windows instance. I installed Cloudinit base should i install VirtIO ? from where ?

BuildGuru gravatar imageBuildGuru ( 2015-08-04 10:44:23 -0500 )edit
mpetason gravatar imagempetason ( 2015-08-04 11:35:12 -0500 )edit

This is just for KVM, you know im using Xen right ?

BuildGuru gravatar imageBuildGuru ( 2015-08-04 14:54:37 -0500 )edit

All the images come with the required hypervisor specific drivers and tools, for example VirtIO for KVM and XenServer tools for XenServer / XCP.

BuildGuru gravatar imageBuildGuru ( 2015-08-04 15:46:11 -0500 )edit

I already had XenTools installed !!!

BuildGuru gravatar imageBuildGuru ( 2015-08-04 15:46:36 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-08-25 07:21:49 -0500

Bob Ball gravatar image

There is a bug in XS 6.5 in the iSCSI SR – try modifying the iscsi SR on the xenserver with the following:

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