[Openstack] Windows 2012 Server

Brian Haley brian.haley at hp.com
Tue Dec 18 21:16:05 UTC 2012

On 12/18/2012 01:41 PM, Joe Warren-Meeks wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I've created a windows 2012 image and uploaded it ok. Pretty much following this
> example:
> http://docs.openstack.org/trunk/openstack-compute/admin/content/creating-a-windows-image.html
> When I go to launch an instance, it works ok and nova list and nova show look
> healthy.
> If I VNC to it as soon as it starts to boot, I get to see the BIOS and then the
> new Windows logo, but then the screen goes black and nothing seems to happen.
> Sending ctrl-alt-del elicits no response and it doesn't look like the network
> has DHCP'ed either.
> Has anyone else seen this and if so, any idea what I can do to fix it?

When you say it hasn't DHCP'ed, do you mean you never see the request from the
VM on the bridge when you run tdpcump?


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