[PVE-User] win2008 with uefi

Yannis Milios yannis.milios at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 17:06:53 CET 2017

How about using VMware Converter for P2V to vmdk file(s) and then attach
the vmdk(s) to PVE ?

or by using 'SSH Migration of a Windows physical machine to a VM raw file
directly' described in the WiKi ?


On Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 3:43 PM, lists <lists at merit.unu.edu> wrote:

> On 17-1-2017 15:15, Alessandro Briosi wrote:
>> Can't you simply restore from windows image backup not using uefi boot?
>> Eventually you would have to start in restore mode and edit the registry
>> to enable the IDE device for boot (I have done this from a dead machine
>> and it worked).
> Well, with me the Windows Installation Restore tool complains something
> like "this machine boots using a different boot technology, i cannot
> proceed"
> Perhaps you did it with a newer windows version? This is Windows 2008.
> Don't think thay UEFI is required for booting windows 2008 anyway.
> Of course. I know that windows can boot without UEFI. That's also what my
> goal is.
> The problem is that I'm stuck with this bare metal UEFI & Dynamic Disks
> RAID1 windows 2008 machine that I would like to virtualise...
> MJ
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