[PVE-User] Problems migrating from Vmware to Proxmox - Windows 2000

Luca Fornasari luca.fornasari at upprovider.it
Mon Mar 26 18:22:28 CEST 2012

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [PVE-User] Problems migrating from Vmware to Proxmox - 
Windows 2000
From: claudio.prono at atpss.net <claudio.prono at atpss.net>
To: pve-user at pve.proxmox.com
Date: 03/26/2012 04:43 PM
> I have discovered a strange thing: when i make che vmdk form the
> original machine, all my last changes are lost. I have found this
> because before shut downthe machine i have created a new folder on the
> desktop, then shut down the machine and executed that command into the
> vmware server:
> vmware-vdiskmanager -r Windows\ 2000\ Server-cl1.vmdk -t 0 win2000-pve.vmdk
> So, all my copy on the proxmox lost my modify on the running
> vmware...that is why does not boot...!!!!
> But, what i am doing wrong?
> Cordially,
> Claudio Prono.


Check there is no snapshot active on the vmware virtual machine.
It looks like you are converting the disk w/o the changes (wrote on the 
snapshot file).

Luca Fornasari

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