Ticket #5242 (closed defect: worksforme)

Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

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

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


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 10 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 10 years ago by verket

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

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by frank

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