[PVE-User] Migration VM from VMWare 5 (.vmdk) to Proxmox

Alwin Antreich sysadmin-pve at cognitec.com
Sun Apr 3 05:47:22 CEST 2016

Hi All,
hi Edgardo,

maybe I missed it, but could you please post the proxmox config you are
using now?



On 04/02/2016 12:25 AM, Alessandro Briosi wrote:
> Il 01/04/2016 11:20, Michael Rasmussen ha scritto:
>> I would try setting disk controler in proxmox to sata.
> sata needs ahci driver.
> set it to IDE which should be already included in the kernel.
> Then change /dev/sda1 into /dev/hda1 in grub.
> It will probably drop you into the rescue shell. Then change fstab too
> to point all the /dev/sdaX to /dev/hdaX
> this will let you boot with an IDE disk.
> Then if performance of the IDE is poor you could change to sata
> (changing back to /dev/sdaX) enabling ahci module in modprobe.conf and
> regenerating the initrd. (or even Virtio)
> Alessandro
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with best regards,
Alwin Antreich
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