Windows 2008R2 KVM guest BSOD with error code 0x50 on RHEL 6.4 hypervisor using virtio network driver

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  • Windows 2008R2 KVM guest crashing with "Blue Screen of Death" (BSOD)
  • BSOD Occurs with error code 0x50 when running on a RHEL6.4 KVM hypervisor and using virtio network driver.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.4 KVM hypervisor
  • Windows 2008R2 / Windows7 guest using virtio-net driver
  • virtio-win-1.6.3-3.el6.noarch

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