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Re: [Qemu-devel] Boot Failure (CDROM boot failure code : 0004)

Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Boot Failure CDROM boot failure code : 0004
From: Avi Kivity
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 07:00:13 -0700
Volkan YAZICI wrote:
  root:~# /home/windows/qemu/bin/qemu -boot d \
  > -cdrom /home/windows/windows-server-2003-standard-x86-64-sp2.iso \
  > -hda /home/windows/disk-qcow-20g.img \
  > -localtime -m 512 -L /home/windows/qemu/share/qemu

qemu complains that

  QEMU BIOS - build: 02/08/07
  $Revision: 1.174 $ $Date: 2006/10/17 16:48:05 $
  Options: apmbios pcibios eltorito rombios32

  ata0 master: QEMU HARDDISK ATA-7 Hard-Disk (20480 MBytes)
  ata1 master: QEMU CD-ROM ATAPI-4 Cd-Rom/Dvd-Rom

  CDROM boot failure code : 0004
  Boot from Cd-Rom failed
  FATAL: Could not read the boot disk


You need to use qemu-system-x86_64 for 64-bit guests. However, that problem doesn't quite fit the error you get. Worth trying though.

Is the cd image mountable on the host?

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