Getting "IRQL LESS OR EQUAL" error


Oct 22, 2019
Hi I am trying to install windows 10 in a VM and keep getting the Blue screen with the message "IRQL not less or equal"

pveversion -v
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Last login: Wed Nov 6 00:37:29 2019 from
root@pve:~# uname -a
Linux pve 5.3.7-1-pve #1 SMP PVE 5.3.7-1 (Wed, 23 Oct 2019 19:00:21 +0200) x86_64 GNU/Linux
root@pve:~# nano /etc/pve/qemu-server/100.conf
root@pve:~# nano /etc/pve/qemu-server/100.conf
root@pve:~# pveversion -v
proxmox-ve: 5.4-1 (running kernel: 5.3.7-1-pve)
pve-manager: 5.4-3 (running version: 5.4-3/0a6eaa62)
pve-kernel-5.3.7-1-pve: 5.3.7-1
pve-kernel-4.15: 5.3-3
pve-kernel-4.15.18-12-pve: 4.15.18-35
corosync: 2.4.4-pve1
criu: 2.11.1-1~bpo90
glusterfs-client: 3.8.8-1
ksm-control-daemon: 1.2-2
libjs-extjs: 6.0.1-2
libpve-access-control: 5.1-8
libpve-apiclient-perl: 2.0-5
libpve-common-perl: 5.0-50
libpve-guest-common-perl: 2.0-20
libpve-http-server-perl: 2.0-13
libpve-storage-perl: 5.0-41
libqb0: 1.0.3-1~bpo9
lvm2: 2.02.168-pve6
lxc-pve: 3.1.0-3
lxcfs: 3.0.3-pve1
novnc-pve: 1.0.0-3
proxmox-widget-toolkit: 1.0-25
pve-cluster: 6.0-7
pve-container: 2.0-37
pve-docs: 5.4-2
pve-edk2-firmware: 1.20190312-1
pve-firewall: 3.0-19
pve-firmware: 2.0-6
pve-ha-manager: 2.0-9
pve-i18n: 1.1-4
pve-libspice-server1: 0.14.1-2
pve-qemu-kvm: 2.12.1-3
pve-xtermjs: 3.12.0-1
qemu-server: 5.0-50
smartmontools: 6.5+svn4324-1
spiceterm: 3.0-5
vncterm: 1.5-3
zfsutils-linux: 0.7.13-pve1~bpo2

and here is the VM file:

cores: 16
cpu: host
ide2: local:iso/windows_10_64_1903.iso,media=cdrom,size=4071872K
memory: 16384
net0: e1000=EA:C0:5E:67:C8:59,bridge=vmbr0,firewall=1
numa: 0
scsi0: local-lvm:vm-100-disk-2,iothread=1,size=99G,ssd=1
sockets: 1

Thanks in advance
What's the host CPU?

Maybe try to disable things like the SSD flag for the disk? Also what Windows ISO revision are you using (looks like a number like 1809), could be worth to try also another one.


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