[PVE-User] win2008 with uefi

Yannis Milios yannis.milios at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 18:57:11 CET 2017


Just tested it by doing P2V with  vmware converter a Win10 laptop with
UEFI+GPT+Secure boot enabled, worked fine. However didn't test it with
Dynamic disks/RAID1 setup..


On Tue, 17 Jan 2017 at 16:06, Yannis Milios <yannis.milios at gmail.com> wrote:

> How about using VMware Converter for P2V to vmdk file(s) and then attach
> the vmdk(s) to PVE ?
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> or by using 'SSH Migration of a Windows physical machine to a VM raw file
> directly' described in the WiKi ?
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> https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Migration_of_servers_to_Proxmox_VE#SSH_Migration_of_a_Windows_physical_machine_to_a_VM_raw_file_directly
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> On Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 3:43 PM, lists <lists at merit.unu.edu> wrote:
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> On 17-1-2017 15:15, Alessandro Briosi wrote:
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> Can't you simply restore from windows image backup not using uefi boot?
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> Eventually you would have to start in restore mode and edit the registry
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> to enable the IDE device for boot (I have done this from a dead machine
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> Well, with me the Windows Installation Restore tool complains something
> like "this machine boots using a different boot technology, i cannot
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> Perhaps you did it with a newer windows version? This is Windows 2008.
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> Don't think thay UEFI is required for booting windows 2008 anyway.
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> Of course. I know that windows can boot without UEFI. That's also what my
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> The problem is that I'm stuck with this bare metal UEFI & Dynamic Disks
> RAID1 windows 2008 machine that I would like to virtualise...
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> MJ
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