Hi Itamar,

I tried floppy as well with virtio-win package.
Attaching vfd floppy may not help since for me even windows installer
itself is not starting.

Thanks,
Jithin


On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 9:08 PM, Itamar Heim <ih...@redhat.com> wrote:

> On 01/16/2013 05:31 PM, Jithin Raju wrote:
>
>> Hi Itamar,
>>
>> I tried installing windows8 enterprise 32 bit as ovirt guest but
>> bootloader failed to load with error 0x00005d .
>> host machine support vt & vt-d.
>> Same thing is happening while installing windows 8 in centos 6.2 host.
>> windows8 is not listed in guest support option in ovirt 3.1/rhel 6.3.
>>
>> some google results showed that its because windows 8 is not supporting
>> IDE.
>> There is no option for sata controller in any of the above
>> virtualization solutions.
>> If its happening due to some other thing could you please let me know
>> the how to make it work.
>>
>
> first, please open a bug for not allowing IDE device for windows 8 (2012?)
> OSs (since 3.2 added them to list of OSs).
> second, ronen - are there community available virtio-block drivers for
> windows 8 Jithin can try to install with?
> (Jithin, you would need to attach a virtual floppy (vfd) to the guest
> during guest OS install to provide it with the driver).
>
>
>
>
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Jithin
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 5:46 PM, Itamar Heim <ih...@redhat.com
>> <mailto:ih...@redhat.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     On 01/16/2013 02:14 PM, Jithin Raju wrote:
>>
>>         Hi All,
>>
>>         Windows 8 guest is supported in ovirt?
>>         Any plan since it has some issues with qemu sata support.
>>
>>
>>     can you please elaborate on the issue?
>>
>>
>>
>
>
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