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From "Musayev, Ilya" <imusa...@webmd.net>
Subject RE: AS4.1 with VMware System VMs
Date Thu, 02 May 2013 19:03:02 GMT
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
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> 
> -----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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