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RE: [Xen-users] Xen HVM images on VMware ESX

>So when I create a new VM in ESX, it create *two* VMDK files. The
>first is a descriptor file containing some meta data. The other
>(-flat.vmdk) is the real data. Running 'qemu-img info' on the flat
>VMDK indicates that it is in the RAW format.

Good, so you know the expected format of esx now.

>I tried overwriting both the VMDKs (flat and descriptor) with the VMDK
>converted using qemu-img, one at a time.

You lost me? I thought you fiogured out one is text pointer?

>Replacing the descriptor file
>leads to complaints saying IDE disk being used as SCSI disk and the VM

>Replacing the flat VMDK file doesn't lead to a crash, but I
>don't see anything on the console. Not even the BIOS stuff.

What crashes here specifically? What does your esx vm log say?


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