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

Alessandro Briosi ab1 at metalit.com
Wed Mar 30 16:47:01 CEST 2016

Il 30/03/2016 11:42, Edgardo Ghibaudo ha scritto:
> I solved the previous problem.
> Now the Linux guest (RHEL 4) in Proxmox environment starts, but after 
> a while the VM panics reporting the following message:
>    /mount: error 6 mounting ext3//
>    //mount: error 2 mounting none//
>    //switchroot: mount failed: 22//
>    //umount /initrd/dev failed: 2//
>    //kernel panic - not syncing//
>    //Attempted to kill init !/

The root device probably changed.
You'll need to start in rescue mode with a CD and update fstab, 
modules.conf, initrd (if needed) with mkinitd afterwards, and probably 

Or loop mount the disk image and fix it directly (though probably more 

Or try to use the correct disk emulation. (sata, scsi, etc) in the 
That basically depends on which one was used.


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