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How do I generate windows 2012 R2 Sysprepped RAW images on KVM

asked 2016-05-11 13:47:28 +0200

sanjeev.jaiswal gravatar image

Has anyone generated the Windows 2012R2 and 2012 Standard sysprepped RAW images on KVM Juno environment?

Looks like this is not working. I am able to generate the RAW images, but on applying sysprep ,the image is unable to boot. This is not an issue however with qcow2 images which boot fine.

Thanks, Sanjeev

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answered 2016-05-11 19:30:12 +0200

sanjeev.jaiswal gravatar image

I generated the RAW image using the windows tools.

https://github.com/cloudbase/windows-...

The raw image generates just fine using the imaging tool above, but on sysprepping of the RAW image does not boot at all and says hardware error etc.

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answered 2016-05-11 15:09:54 +0200

avladu gravatar image

Hello,

A quick fix in your scenario would be to use:

qemu-img convert -O raw -f qcow2 <qcow2-image-file> <raw-image-file>

On the actual issue, can you give more information on how you generated the RAW image, like the tool used, parameters and the boot error you are getting?

Thanks,

Adrian.

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