On Tue, Jul 01, 2014 at 01:19:06PM +0300, Eugene Zhukov wrote: > On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 12:17 PM, Darac Marjal <email@example.com> wrote: > > [Resending, as this doesn't seem to have made it to the list] > > > > On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 10:39:19AM +0300, Eugene Zhukov wrote: > >> Hello, > >> > >> I'm trying to create a VM with Windows 7. Is there a way to do that from USB stick? It is a ~10GB corporate Windows package. > > > > I presume the USB stick is your install medium? That is, you're not > > trying to install TO the USB stick, but you're trying to install FROM > > the USB stick TO a virtual machine on your hard drive. > > > Correct. > > > In that case, when creating your VM in Virtual-Manager, add your target > > device as Disk 1, then also add a USB Host Device, selecting the USB > > stick as your device. Now, boot the virtual machine and install as if on > > a real machine (i.e. following the installer's manual). > > > I'm using Virtual Machine Manager 0.9.5. When I'm going through create > new VM wizard it doesn't even have USB stick option, the only local > options are CDROM, DVDROM or ISO image. Yes, I think you need to complete the wizard first. Probably the simplest way to do that is to tell it you want to install from a local CD (With no disc in the drive) or a non-existent ISO. When you complete the wizard, the new VM will start (to begin the installation), power it off and re-configure it to add the USB host.
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