[Bug 279754] Re: Intrepid fails to install onto virtio block device

Mathias Gug mathiaz at ubuntu.com
Wed Oct 8 01:39:39 BST 2008


On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 10:12:41PM -0000, Dustin Kirkland wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 4:15 PM, Blinkiz <launchpad at post.blinkiz.com> wrote:
> > Using a simple image file as block device and the installation will also
> > fail. No need for LVM to reproduce this. I used the default "raw" as
> > file format for the image file.
> 
> Can you give me step-by-step instructions?
> 
> I'm starting with:
>  $ qemu-img create -f qcow2 foo.img 2G
> 
> Then kvm ..... something.
>  $ kvm -m 256 -hda foo.img

Try:

 kvm -m 256 -drive file=foo.img,if=virtio

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Mathias Gug
Ubuntu Developer  http://www.ubuntu.com

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Intrepid fails to install onto virtio block device
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