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From Paul Angus <>
Subject RE: AS4.1 with VMware System VMs
Date Thu, 02 May 2013 18:05:05 GMT
I'm afraid it's not that simple, once the disk is created as either scsi or ide you can't change

Vm from importing the ova directly(boots ok):
System vm created by cloudstack:


Paul Angus
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-----Original Message-----
From: Musayev, Ilya []
Sent: 02 May 2013 18:57
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.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kelcey Damage (BT) []
> Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2013 1:41 PM
> To:
> 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 []
> >Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2013 10:38 AM
> >To:
> >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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