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    [SOLVED] Re: 14.10 - KVM - Win7 - OVMF (EFI)

    Thank you for persisting with the registration so you could reply to my post =d>

    I assumed the pre-built binary was the latest, that will teach me!
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    [SOLVED] 14.10 - KVM - Win7 - OVMF (EFI)

    *Should* this work?

    Using the pre-built OVMF-x64-r15214 and an MS Win7 Ultimate clean ISO. The vm boots, I see the Tianocore EFI telling me my memory is fine, Win7 installer loads and I get the...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Disabling IPv6...stuck with a couple of services

    Okay so think I've found the *proper* solution to the Samba question but not for Dnsmasq.

    For Samba I had omitted the 'bind_interface_only=yes', when I corrected this it removed all IPv6...
  4. [ubuntu] Disabling IPv6...stuck with a couple of services

    I'm doing a little security hardening and am looking to disable IPv6 at the OS and service layers...

    For the OS I've followed other posts and have completed the below...



    cat...
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    Re: KVM, can't create VM

    Another option is to pass an entire block device (your 2nd HDD) through to the guest for guest os storage. Have a read of the linked solution, you'll need to amend the <source...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot start KVM guest - Error Starting Domain

    so is "vmstage" the volume group and "mail" the logical volume?

    I stopped using lvm's as the disk storage a while back but I recall having to use a mount path like "/dev/mapper/vmstage1-mail"...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Disk errors after upgrade...

    All software raid.

    Original was 4 x 2 TB in RAID 10 running via the SATA controller...went to 4 x 4 TB in RAID 6...my actual migration path was to leave the original disks & RAID alone and build a...
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    [ubuntu] Disk errors after upgrade...

    I was happily running 4x 2TB Seagate ST2000DM001's as a raid10 via a PCIe SATA rev3.0 controller (JBOD) [Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88SE9230 PCIe SATA 6Gb/s Controller (rev 10)].

    I needed more...
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    [SOLVED] Re: RAID 6 Considerations

    Didn't expect some Vader wisdom if I'm being honest, but I'll take it ;).

    I was "aware" of ZFS in that I'd looked at FreeNAS and that's about it, so based on your post I've started to visit this...
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    [SOLVED] RAID 6 Considerations

    Hi, firstly if I've posted into the wrong section, apologies please move me to a more appropriate location.

    I currently run a home server/nas with software RAID 10 (mdadm) across 4x 2TB Seagate...
  11. Re: virtmanager/libvirt//kvm/qemu/spice mouse side buttons not working in guest

    I don't think QEMU emulates anything other than the PS/2 interface for mouse and keyboard...from what I've read the PS/2 interface spec only caters for LEFT,MIDDLE, RIGHT buttons.
  12. [all variants] Re: Setting up VM on laptop with kvm & spice?

    Sorry yes, you're correct...



    dpkg -S /usr/bin/remote-viewer
    virt-viewer: /usr/bin/remote-viewer
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    [ubuntu] Re: Building a new KVM box

    Hey, couple of pointers...

    1) I struggled to find an all encompassing guide to setting up KVM, eventually I settled with combining steps and considerations from various posts/threads as well as...
  14. [all variants] Re: Help setting up VM on laptop with kvm & spice?

    "free-balling" it bud, no real need for access across WAN just internal network so not attempted SSL stuff (firewall ports closed obviously). Although just switched jobs and got mac for remote so...
  15. [all variants] Re: Help setting up VM on laptop with kvm & spice?

    I run a similar setup but my guest is Win7, tried VNC, RDP but settled on spice for the good mix of graphical and audio performance.

    You're XML looks fine, have expanded mine to allow spice...
  16. [all variants] Re: Which packages recommended to use spice with kvm?

    Don't think you've that many different choices but I have installed the following...



    dpkg -l | grep spice
    ii libspice-client-glib-2.0-8:amd64 0.22-0nocelt2 ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: P2V Failed (Error message attached)

    Doesn't necessarily look like your P2V has failed...you're at an EFI Shell which is asking you to point to the efi bootloader for the OS. The default path for Ubuntu's efi (at least on mine its the...
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    Re: KVM issues

    To access files in your Win VM that are stored in a mount on your linux host I'd recommend you use samba as the server on the linux host. There are lots of guides to installing a samba server in...
  19. Re: Getting Windows 2000 to fill up the screen

    Try using Wine+PlayOnLinux instead of full OS virt, WineHQ says VB6 is functional (mostly) so if all you need is code and debug you might get lucky?!

    Best of luck
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    [ubuntu] Re: virt-install throws an error

    Have you validated first your hardware is capable of running virtual machines?

    Have a read through this http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/linux-xen-vmware-kvm-intel-vt-amd-v-support/

    Post back the...
  21. Re: How to run a windows virtual machine on ubuntu server

    Why does it need to be QEMU?
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    [ubuntu] Re: virt-install throws an error

    Is this your first vm guest or do you have others running? What hypervisor are you using?

    Have you considered a GUI management tool such as Virt-Manager, automates most processes and minimises...
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    [ubuntu] Re: can I do this virtually?

    When I've tested out Wine (Win version of Steam client + game) I used the PlayOnLinux (POL) application to carryout the Wine management i.e. Wine version download+install and config parameters as...
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    [ubuntu] Re: can I do this virtually?

    Hey Doug, what about running the XP apps in Wine on the linux box(es)? WineHQ seems to report Abbyy and Quickbooks were functional at the software levels you've reported?

    Finereader 7.0...
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    Re: Best option to visualize Windows?

    Ubuntu Server with KVM, use SPICE for remote server/client display+audio although I doubt this would be robust for game play, installation is a doddle, just select "VM Virtual Host" as one of the...
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