[Bug 484310] [NEW] XP guest bluescreens on startup

Andy Ruddock andy.ruddock at rainydayz.org
Tue Nov 17 16:56:17 GMT 2009

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: kvm

Ubuntu Karmic, i386 with XP Professional guest.
Started via virt-manager, command line (from /proc/<process>/cmdline :
/usr/bin/kvm -S -M pc-0.11 -m 1024 -smp 1 -name detritus -uuid f5d12c79-f2df-9a9c-400a-c6948fd0a1ba -monitor unix:/var/run/libvirt/qemu/detritus.monitor,server,nowait -localtime -no-acpi -boot c -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/detritus.img,if=ide,index=0,boot=on -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/boot/dell_xp_pro_sp2.iso,if=ide,media=cdrom,index=2-netnic,macaddr=54:52:00:2f:bd:f1,vlan=0,name=nic.0 -nettap,fd=16,vlan=0,name=tap.0 -serial pty -parallel none -usb -usb devicetablet -vnc127.0.0.1:1 -k no -vgacirrus -soundhwes1370

Guest starts in safe mode, not in safe mode with networking.

Window logo briefly appears then bluscreens with error :
STOP: c0000221 Unknow Hard Error

XP client was installed ok, then updated via Microsoft update, problem
started after reboot some time after installing XP SP3.

$lsb_release -rd
Description:	Ubuntu 9.10
Release:	9.10

$ apt-cache policy kvm
  Installed: 1:84+dfsg-0ubuntu16+0.11.0+0ubuntu6.3
  Candidate: 1:84+dfsg-0ubuntu16+0.11.0+0ubuntu6.3
  Version table:
 *** 1:84+dfsg-0ubuntu16+0.11.0+0ubuntu6.3 0
        500 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com karmic-updates/main Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     1:84+dfsg-0ubuntu16+0.11.0+0ubuntu6 0
        500 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com karmic/main Packages

** Affects: kvm (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

XP guest bluescreens on startup
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