*I have installed windows virtual machine on ubuntu 11.04 server.For every boot, windows VM asks for OS CD in server but the ubuntu desktop VM's reboots properly.

how can i resolve this problem? i need windows VM to boot properly without asking for OS CD?*


Issue the following command

VBoxManage storageattach <vmname> --storagectl "IDE Controller" --device 0 --port 2 --type dvddrive --medium empty

or You can change the boot order first so that won't be a problem any more (set the hdd first, then the CD).

  • already my first boot order is on hdd only. Can you make it clear ?? – poornima004 Sep 26 '12 at 6:36
  • remove the cd from boot order – user91632 Sep 26 '12 at 7:06
  • am not using virtualbox.i have used gateways for virtualization. This problem does not occurs with ubuntu or fedora virtual machines. – poornima004 Sep 26 '12 at 8:48
  • can you give a link to your virtualization platform or software? I advise you to detach your cd from virtual machine (or dismount it) – user91632 Sep 26 '12 at 11:17

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