Bug 716334 - Windows guest can not boot up while savevm/loadvm
Summary: Windows guest can not boot up while savevm/loadvm
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kvm
Version: 5.7
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Virtualization Maintenance
QA Contact: Virtualization Bugs
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Blocks: Rhel5KvmTier2
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Reported: 2011-06-24 02:34 UTC by Joy Pu
Modified: 2011-06-24 11:20 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Environment:
Last Closed: 2011-06-24 11:20:59 UTC


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Screen of reboot point (19.11 KB, image/jpeg)
2011-06-24 02:47 UTC, Joy Pu
no flags Details

Description Joy Pu 2011-06-24 02:34:03 UTC
Description:
Boot up a Windows guest, and while booting do the savevm/loadvm operate. The guest will keep reboot at the very beginning step "Booting from Hard Disk...", can not boot up. This is found in Win7 and WinXP guest.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel: 
2.6.18-268.el5
kvm&qemu: 
etherboot-roms-kvm-5.4.4-13.el5
kvm-qemu-img-83-237.el5
etherboot-zroms-kvm-5.4.4-13.el5
kmod-kvm-83-237.el5
kvm-tools-83-237.el5
kvm-83-237.el5
kmod-kvm-debug-83-237.el5
gpxe-roms-qemu-0.9.7-8.el5


How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot up a Windows guest
2. Do savevm/loadvm while booting until guest is boot up.
(qemu)stop
(qemu)savevm 1
(qemu)system_reset
(qemu)loadvm 1
(qemu)cont

Actual results:
Guest will keep reboot at "Booting from Hard Disk..." step
Expected results:
Guest should boot up normally

Additional info:

Comment 1 Joy Pu 2011-06-24 02:47:10 UTC
Created attachment 509662 [details]
Screen of reboot point

Comment 2 Joy Pu 2011-06-24 11:20:59 UTC
Just confirm with developer, this operate is not supported in raw format. So close it.


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