Windows2003 server can't be installed as a guest OS on RHEL 6.0 KVM host

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Issue

  • We attempted to install Windows2003 server as a guest OS on a RHEL 6.0 KVM host. Although the installation was able to get started, the following error message was reported after the guest OS restarted.

    A disk read error occurred
    Press Ctrl + Alt + Del to restart
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 Beta2
  • x86_64
  • KVM

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