I am trying to use an IBM Windows 2008 Datacenter OEM disk with an IBM x3630. After booting, it says that the system isn't an IBM. Now, I know it's an IBM, but I'm wondering if there is some incompatibility with UEFI. Is there a workaround?
Further, I want to use Citrix Xenserver and run Windows 2008 Datacenter VM's... however, when I try to check the "copy host bios strings to vm" feature, the resulting virtual machine apparently hangs on boot - there is a lot of network activity, but the console screen is completely white and doesn't change. Has anyone out there tried this?
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Updated on 2012-11-13T04:17:32Z at 2012-11-13T04:17:32Z by Novikov_Alexander
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Re: x3630 m3 install problem Windows 2008 Datacenter for IBM OEM and XenServer2012-11-13T04:17:32ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer.Dear William,
read the doc:
Unable to install Microsoft Windows into a virtual host - IBM System x
BTW, Citrix Xenserver is not supported for System x servers. Use only supported OS from compatibility list:
System x and xSeries OS Support Information