QNAP Window Guest CD tools ?

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QNAP Window Guest CD tools ?

Post by buggz » Thu Jul 30, 2020 6:05 am

Do the QNAP Window Guest CD tools actually do anything?
I don't get the vitio drivers to install.
Is there a newer version of these tools perhaps?

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Re: QNAP Window Guest CD tools ?

Post by Moogle Stiltzkin » Thu Jul 30, 2020 6:14 am

last i heard they updated the guest tools in the latest virtual station?
Virtualization Station 3.4.5
( 2020/07/15 )
[Important Notes]
- Downgrading Virtualization Station 3.4 to an earlier version is not supported, and is likely to cause unpredictable issues.
- VMs exported from Virtualization Station 3.4 are only compatible with Virtualization Station 3.4 and later versions.
- The SeaBIOS version has been updated. Reinstall the QXL function from the Guest Tools CD for VMs that use the QVM feature or QXL video drivers.

[New Features]
- Added support for Windows Server 2019.

[Enhancements]
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if you want to do virtio for vm (which is recommended), watch here
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guest tool usage is mentioned here. use ctrl+f type "guest" then search through the articles to see what they use guest tools for

https://www.qnap.com/en-uk/how-to/tutor ... station-3/

https://www.qnap.com/en-in/how-to/tutor ... station-3/
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Re: QNAP Window Guest CD tools ?

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Re: QNAP Window Guest CD tools ?

Post by buggz » Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:37 am

Okay, I tried all of this, many many times, I cannot use the disk virtio drivers, even though they are installed.
The QEMU disk drivers seem to have to be used, sigh...

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Re: QNAP Window Guest CD tools ?

Post by buggz » Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:59 am

And on re-install, VIRTIO disk interface is now working.
Strange.
Oh, I am using the RedHat drivers, virtio-win-0.1.185.iso

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Re: QNAP Window Guest CD tools ?

Post by Moogle Stiltzkin » Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:14 am

what nas are you using? are you using the latest qts and virtual station app?

what vm are you using, win10? ubuntu?

i tested setting up virtio using win10 vm, definitely works. i followed this video, you do not need to refer to anything else for the instructions for how to get virtio setup
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UNvEaBGc73c
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Re: QNAP Window Guest CD tools ?

Post by buggz » Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:31 am

Yes, I've seen all of those links, video, etc, thanks.

new TVS-872XT, upgraded to 64GB.
QTS - 4.4.3.1354 upgraded from 4.4.1.1122 on first day I received, July 09.
VS - 3.4.5
Win 10 LTSB - now working with virtio disk interface
Win 7 Pro, couldn't get it to work, maybe now I have Win 10 LTSB working on re-install, I can get a new Win 7 Pro install working?
Worth a try...

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Re: QNAP Window Guest CD tools ?

Post by Moogle Stiltzkin » Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:50 am

i'm not sure about win7 since i never tried that for vm :(

glad it worked for your win10 vm though :}
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[Backup] QNAP TS-653A w. 5x 2TB Samsung F3 (HD203WI) EXT4 Raid5
[Backup] QNAP TL-D400S 2x 4TB WD Red Nas (WD40EFRX) single disks.
[^] QNAP TS-659 Pro II
[^] QNAP TS-509 Pro w. 4x 1TB WD RE3 (WD1002FBYS) EXT4 Raid5
[^] QNAP TS-228
[^] QNAP TS-128
[Mobile NAS] TBS-453DX w. 2x Crucial MX500 500gb EXT4 raid1

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Re: QNAP Window Guest CD tools ?

Post by buggz » Mon Aug 03, 2020 3:54 am

I don't think virtio HDD works for windoze 7.
Can anyone get the virtio driver for HDD working in windoze 7?

The virtio-win-0.1.185.iso install app, says windows 8 or > only.
I even forced the install of all the w7 .inf info files via administrator command line:
pnputil -i -a name.inf

I tried the QNAP guest cd also, same, HDD virtio does not work in windoze7.

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