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Set up RH VirtIO SCSI&Network drivers on Windows 7, Windows XP KVMs at KVM-QEMU Instance on F14

Jan 11, 2011, 15:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Boris Derzhavets)

[ Thanks to Boris Derzhavets for this link. ]

"Create Windows KVM via virt-manager as usual. Download Latest VirtIO Win drivers from Fedora. Location is http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/virtio-win/latest/images/bin/. Download files virtio-win-1.1.11-0.vfd and ISO image virtio-win-1.1.11-0.iso to Fedora's FS. Create fake qcow2 file :-

# cd /vms
# qemu-img create -f qcow2 fake.qcow2 1G

Start Windows KVM and switch to "Details"
1. Attach virtio-win-1.1.11-0.iso as CDROM to KVM
2. Add fake.qcow2 as "virtio" disk"

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