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From "Kelcey Damage \(BT\)" <kel...@backbonetechnology.com>
Subject RE: AS4.1 with VMware System VMs
Date Thu, 02 May 2013 19:04:52 GMT
Hahaha, there you go whipping out the pro-solution.

Yes that works perfectly for a stopped VM, tested it right now.

That should work for you Paul.



>-----Original Message-----
>From: Musayev, Ilya [mailto:imusayev@webmd.net]
>Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2013 12:03 PM
>To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
>Subject: RE: AS4.1 with VMware System VMs
>
>I disagree, I've done it many times.
>
>Edit VM settings, notice the location of VMDK. Delete the disk from vm (but
>don't delete the data). Apply Edit VM setting, add a disk, choose IDE
controller,
>choose the disk previously noted, apply, power-on.
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Paul Angus [mailto:paul.angus@shapeblue.com]
>> Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2013 2:05 PM
>> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
>> Subject: RE: AS4.1 with VMware System VMs
>>
>> I'm afraid it's not that simple, once the disk is created as either
>> scsi or ide you can't change it...
>>
>> Vm from importing the ova directly(boots ok):
>> http://i.imgur.com/rLShX89.png System vm created by cloudstack:
>> http://i.imgur.com/LeXHOCV.png
>>
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Paul Angus
>> S: +44 20 3603 0540 | M: +447711418784 paul.angus@shapeblue.com
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Musayev, Ilya [mailto:imusayev@webmd.net]
>> Sent: 02 May 2013 18:57
>> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
>> Subject: RE: AS4.1 with VMware System VMs
>>
>> Switch controller to IDE in vmware to see if it helps, just to confirm
>> its controller related.
>>
>> Regards
>> ilya
>>
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: Kelcey Damage (BT) [mailto:kelcey@backbonetechnology.com]
>> > Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2013 1:41 PM
>> > To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
>> > Subject: RE: AS4.1 with VMware System VMs
>> >
>> > This comment made my day.
>> >
>> > (Side note, VMware only claims easy provisioning functionality with
>> > RHEL derivatives and Ubuntu)
>> >
>> > You could re-pack your system VM with the needed virtual scsi driver
>> > support I think?
>> >
>> > >-----Original Message-----
>> > >From: Chip Childers [mailto:chip.childers@sungard.com]
>> > >Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2013 10:38 AM
>> > >To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
>> > >Subject: Re: AS4.1 with VMware System VMs
>> > >
>> > >On Thu, May 02, 2013 at 05:33:47PM +0000, Paul Angus wrote:
>> > >> Hi,
>> > >>
>> > >> My system VMs are being created with a SCSI controller rather
>> > >> than an IDE
>> > >controller so they just come up with a screen that says 'GRUB' does
>> > >anyone have any ideas why this might happen?
>> > >>
>> > >> (I THINK I built a nonoss repo.)
>> > >
>> > >You wouldn't have any VMware functionality if you didn't do non-oss.
>> >
>>
>>
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