Dear Unman, 
Please,  why Qubes chooses to use /dev/xvda differently then the other 
softwares are expecting?
Since there is already a patch, it should be permanent to minimize problems.
Thank you
Em domingo, 13 de dezembro de 2020 às 21:54:58 UTC-3, unman escreveu:

> On Sun, Dec 13, 2020 at 03:07:06PM -0800, wrote:
> > Hi I am trying to install reactos 0.4.13 as stand alone with 16G system 
> and 
> > 16g private.
> > I know, way too much.
> > Reactos fails with blue screen and red print: "Setup could not find a 
> > harddisk"
> > Enter = Reboot computer.
> > 
> > So why there is no harddisk in the vm?
> > Is there an editor to configure more options to the vm? So I would like
> > to see if the devices are there.
> > 
> > BTW: If someone could contribute a reactos template with common
> > tools like peazip and sumatrapdf it would be nice for all to play with 
> some
> > old windows stuff.
> > 
> > Regards
> > 
> > Ludwig
> > 
> This has come up a number of times on the list, both for ReactOS and
> Android installs.
> The issue is that ReactOS *has* to see a disk at /dev/sda or /dev/hda,
> whereas Qubes presents disks at /dev/xvda etc.
> Take a look at 
> If you look at you'll see a
> possible solution: how to use those files is explained at 
> Basically, you redefine the disks so that they are presented as disks
> that ReactOS will accept. Then you can just install to /dev/sda
> If you need help, just ask.

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