Opened 15 years ago

Closed 15 years ago

#5242 closed defect (worksforme)

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

Reported by: Paul 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 (3)

comment:1 by Klaus Espenlaub, 15 years ago

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

comment:2 by Paul Verket, 15 years ago

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

comment:3 by Frank Mehnert, 15 years ago

Resolution: worksforme
Status: newclosed
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