Installing Windows XP As A KVM Guest On Ubuntu 8.10 Desktop - Page 2
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6 Using Virt-Manager To Complete The Installation
Now open the virt-manager (Applications > System Tools > Virtual Machine Manager)...
... and connect to localhost. Mark localhost and click on the New button:
The wizard for creating new virtual machines comes up. Click on Forward:
Provide a name for the virtual machine (e.g. vm8):
Select Fully Virtualized as well as x86_64 and kvm:
Select Local install media (ISO image or CDROM) as well as Windows and Microsoft Windows XP on the next screen:
Now mark ISO Image Location and fill in the path to the Windows XP ISO image (/home/winxp.iso):
Now we come to the storage space - select Simple File and fill in the path to the image we've created before (/home/administrator/vm8.img):
Specify the memory for the Windows XP guest:
Here's a summary of your settings - click on Finish to start the installation:
The Windows XP installer comes up again:
Follow the wizard until you come to the partitioning - select the partition you've previously formatted...
... and then make sure you don't format it again! Select Leave the current file system intact (no changes):