So I wasn’t able to complete the earlier attempt to boot the VM. Something to do with the SATA backplane not having enough juice to keep both my 6-disk array and the w2k8 disk online at the same time. I had to dd the contents off of the w2k8 disk and send it to the SAN via nc. And it wouldn’t write at more than 5.5MB/s, so it took all day.
cjac@foxtrot:~$ sudo dd if=/dev/sdb | \ pv -L 4M -bWearp -s 320G | \ nc 172.16.9.80 4242 cjac@san0:~$ nc -l 4242 | \ pv -L 4M -bWearp -s 320G | \ sudo dd of=/dev/vg0/ad0
Anyway, I’ve got a /dev/vg0/ad0 logical volume all set up now which I’m exporting to the guest as USB.
Here’s the libvirt xml file: win2k8.xml
No indication as to how long this will take. But I’ll be patient. It will be nice to have the AD server back online.
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… Well, that didn’t work …
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Maybe if I use DISM…?
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Yup. That did ‘er!
C:\>dism /image:c:\ /add-driver /driver:d:\win7\amd64\VIOSTOR.INF