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Using all host resources for a single Windows VM (KVM) - how to improve performance

We're using KVM/qemu on Ubuntu 12.04 to spawn a Windows 2008 R2 VM that uses a lot of host resources (all CPU cores, 4GB RAM). It seems that during a Windows boot that Windows allocates all its ...
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DD broke my whole partition - boot failed: not a bootable disk . Any way to recover it?

Im kind of freaking out here, if anyone can help me please help me... This happened to a Windows 2012 KVM virtual machine. I had a very important database running in it, if I could only recover that ...
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UBuntu 13.04 Server with a Windows 2008 VM

I have a ubuntu 13.04 server. On it I have a virtual machine (kvm), with Windows 2008 on it. I have configured /etc/network/interfaces to have a bridged connection to the machine, so I am able to ...
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How to install VirtIO drivers for Winows Server 2008 on KVM? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Getting windows virtio mounted/installed for KVM I have a KVM vps that has windows server 2008 installed. I want to install VirtIO drivers but I don't know how you would ...
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Getting windows virtio mounted/installed for KVM

There might be an easy answer to this. I have exhausted my search on google for a solution. Here's my problem. I need to get Windows working on a KVM vps with virtualizor CP. As I get into windows ...
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windows server 2008 instance on KVM stuck in 'Pause' mode

I have a windows Server 2008 instance as a guest on KVM. When I tried to run it via virtual machine manager, the process got frozen after few seconds and trying to resume the process lead to this ...
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Windows 2008 running as KVM guest networking issue

I have a strange networking problem with Windows 2008 server R2, running as guest under KVM-Qemu host. Host is CentOS 6.3 x86_64. It's network settings: # cat /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-br0 ...
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How to install virtio balloon driver in Windows Server 2008 Std x64

I am trying to run the install command in the INF file that comes on the virtio drivers ISO, after having downloaded devcon.exe from Microsoft's website. I am getting the following error and I don't ...
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Can't Install Win2k8 On KVM - Classic 0x80070013 error

I am trying to install Win2k8 Std as a KVM guest on Debian Squeeze. As you can see from these screen shots; No drives are detected (I have blanked out a 20GB image for testing) - screenshot1 I am ...
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Can I tune my Debian KVM server to benefit my Windows guest?

Debian Squeeze KVM server with Win2k8 server guest. The server has 16GBs of RAM and the guest only runs MS SQL, with a 15GB database on it. I am wondering if there is anything I can tune from the ...
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Attach to Windows Guest a Pool Storage Directory KVM

I just created a storage pool directory based in my Host KVM # virsh pool-list --all Name State Autostart ----------------------------------------- guest_images_dir active ...
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how to config vlans in windows 2008 with virtIO nic

I just installed Windows2008 in my debian OS with kvm. And i install virtIO nic. I just wanna config virtIO nic with vlan. But after search many times. There seems no solution here. So, Is someone ...
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Openstack: Making a windows 2008 R2 image with virtio support

When installing windows 2008 R2 in kvm on a virtio disk, it seems there is no support for drivers. Even after installing the drivers I wasn't able to install windows to the image. This because windows ...
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View Desktop of all currently logged in Users on Windows Server

Were running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise in a small research project at home. We need multiple users running Software in the background. For Monitoring purposes I'd like to have the ability to ...
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How to add a serial COM port to Windows server 2008 using Linux + KVM + Qemu?

We are using Linux + KVM + Qemu with libvirt on our servers to manage virtual WIndows 2008 Servers. The Host is Ubuntu 11.04. The point is on one of our Windows server 2008 guest, we need to connect ...
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KVM high CPU load

I have a dedicated machine running under Debian Squeeze. It's a reasonably good machine with 8 cores. I started hosting a Windows Server 2008 guest with KVM, but the CPU load is extremely high ...
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How to improve network performance between two Win 2008 KMV guest having virtio driver already?

I have two physical servers with Ubuntu 10.04 server on them. They are connected with a 1Gbps card over a gigabit switch. Each of these host servers has one Win 2008 guest VM. Both VMs are well ...
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How to install virtIO drivers for Win 2008 on KVM?

This is a follow up to a pervious question. I have a Ubuntu host with a Win 2008 KVM. To improve performance the network and IO - @dyasny and the documentation recommends installing virtIO drivers. I ...
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Experience Running MS SQL 2008 on a Win 2008 in a KVM Virtual Machine?

I am thinking of either running MSSQL 2008 on a bare metal machine or in a Ubuntu Guest based KVM virtual machine. The server itself is quite well provisioned. I want to use KVM, but my primary ...
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Install KVM based Windows 2008 remotely over SSH on a headless, no graphics Ubuntu 10.04 server?

I have a Dell server at a remote data center with Ubuntu 10.04 as the host. It is a minimal install with the necessary virtulization packages. There is no X and the machine is headless. I have the ...
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Server virtualization on Linux - Windows Server 2008 as guest

My current setup is an AMD server with proxmox VE (debian based hypervisor distro using KVM virtualization) and I'm running one debian and one windows server 2008 (not r2) as virtual machines. ...
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Installing OEM Windows Server 2008 under KVM

Issue I have an HP server that came with an OEM copy of Windows Server 2008. I have installed CentOS 5.4 on the hardware and am trying to install Windows Server 2008 as a KVM guest. When I attempt ...
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win2k8 guest on KVM periodically gets corrupted

I have a Win2k8 guest running on a Fedora 11 system with KVM. For unknown reasons, sometimes when I start the VM, it fails to start in various ways. Sometimes it will bluescreen on boot, sometimes ...