[PVE-User] w2008r2 p2v

Eneko Lacunza elacunza at binovo.es
Wed Jan 22 09:13:19 CET 2014


On 22/01/14 01:51, Alessandro Briosi wrote:
> Il 21/01/2014 21:52, Alain Péan ha scritto:
>> Yes, I already migrated VMs from VMWare to Proxmox. The vmdk image file
>> format is equivalent to raw disk format in Proxmox. I think this is this
>> one that you should use. qcow2 is for dynamic disks growing when adding
>> more data, as are dynamic disks in VMWare.
>> What I did is create in Proxmox the VM and the disk in raw format with
>> the same size as the vmdk one, then replace the proxmox raw file with
>> the vmdk files, just renaming them with the exact same name.
> Really? Actually I don't think that raw is the same as vmdk, but I might
> be mistaken.
> Imho you should either convert vmdk to row or qcow2 depending on what
> you want to use.
I never tried renaming a vmdk to raw... but converting with qemu-img did 
work (didn't try qcow2).

Have you tried converting to raw instead of qcow2?


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