VirtualBox

Ticket #5242 (closed defect: worksforme)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

VMware .vmdk image usable in VirtualBox but not back in VMware

Reported by: verket Owned by:
Priority: major Component: virtual disk
Version: VirtualBox 3.0.8 Keywords: vmdk
Cc: Guest type: Linux
Host type: Windows

Description

Used an existing VMware Workstation 6.5.3 Ubuntu 9.04 image (.vmdk) in VirtualBox. Installed guest additions. After shutting down VirtualBox instance, VMware could no longer boot it. Grub stage 1.5 would fail with an "Error 18".

Platform: Windows XP (32 bit)
Image: Ubuntu 9.04 (32 bit)

Change History

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by klaus

Can you provide more details? There is little to work with so far. Can you provide a sample image?

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by verket

vmware 7.0.0 on XP cured the problem! Recommend closing the ticket.

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to worksforme
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