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Ubuntu Logo, Ubuntu and Canonical © Canonical Ltd. Join Date Feb 2010 Location New Zealand Beans 76 DistroXubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot "Error loading operating system" Hello, I'm new to both Ubuntu and this forum, so please try to bear Last edited by XavierP; 11-27-2013 at 03:41 AM. Numbering starts from 0, and # the entry number 0 is the default if the command is not used. # # You can specify 'saved' instead of a number. https://communities.vmware.com/thread/270884?start=0&tstart=0

Vmware Virtual Machine Operating System Not Found

Not sure the steps I need to follow.I entered "linux rescue" at the boot and it prompted me to setup "Setup Networking" - I selected "NO" The next screen messsage:"The rescue Alternatively, you can attach the converted vmdk to an existing Linux VM. I also included the necessary commands to give information as a to what linux release the OP is running.

Re: " Error loading operating system" - P2V convertion of CentOS 5.3 Hulk007 Jun 4, 2010 10:25 AM (in response to athlon_crazy) Hi! It'd be nice to know for future however, how to do bare metal Linux (like a ghost image) installs on VMware esxi. 0 LVL 6 Overall: Level 6 VMware Mount your new /dev/sda2 partition as /mnt, add /dev, and chroot into it. # mount /dev/sda2 /mnt # mount -bind /dev /mnt/dev # cd /mnt # chroot . One thing you need to do right away is to modify the config for VMware Converter to enable the root login and keep the failed helper VM.

indomU=detect ## indomU=true ## indomU=false # indomU=detect ## should update-grub create memtest86 boot option ## e.g. Vmware Converter Unable To Find Supported Bootloader Or Bootloader Configuration File In this case, the default entry # is the entry saved with the command 'savedefault'. # WARNING: If you are using dmraid do not use 'savedefault' or your # array will P.S. https://sites.google.com/site/mblyamaha/home/server/vmware/esxi/-error-loading-operating-system-after-p2v-linux If I uncheck the reconfiguration of the destination virtual machine, it completed without an error but when I start up the vm, I got error "Error loading operating system" I checked

Show 7 replies 1. I tried the commands, the mount worked but the second command just returned Code: sudo: grub-install: command not found I take it this also means something is wrong with my grub? and it's loading right now. is the vmware configuration file for the virtual machine properly setup? 0 LVL 2 Overall: Level 2 Message Author Comment by:taki1gostek ID: 259002812009-11-24 Tolomir: Because I don't know anything about

Vmware Converter Unable To Find Supported Bootloader Or Bootloader Configuration File

Reverted back to the original Vmware image (i.e. Just figured out a Linux problem that has been stumping you for months? Vmware Virtual Machine Operating System Not Found The fix for this is to tell grub where the configfile is. you create a new blank linux VM on your esx host with the same kernel info as the image(ie, Red hat Ent linux 2, or Other linux 2.6x or whatever) 2.

We need to see what is on your machine. this content Be careful not to change # the 'exec tail' line above. ### END /etc/grub.d/40_custom ### =============================== sda2/etc/fstab: =============================== # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid -o value -s Re: " Error loading operating system" - P2V convertion of CentOS 5.3 Hulk007 Jun 7, 2010 2:52 PM (in response to athlon_crazy) Hi! , yes I did - now I have hdluke View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by hdluke 06-16-2012, 09:07 PM #9 sendtomert LQ Newbie Registered: Jun 2012 Posts:

Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Once chrooted into your old environment, fix the /etc/fstab to use /dev/sdaX for your boot and swap, instead of whatever path you have there (XEN instances were booting from /dev/xvda2). astrogeek View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Visit astrogeek's homepage! weblink altoptions=(extra menu suffix) extra boot options ## altoptions=(recovery) single # altoptions=(recovery mode) single ## controls how many kernels should be put into the menu.lst ## only counts the first occurence of

Multi-boot: Arch linux, Ubuntu 12.04, Windows 7 & Windows 8 Adv Reply February 4th, 2010 #5 Arachan View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Just Give Me the Beans! Are you new to LinuxQuestions.org? Reason: add Edit Multi-boot: Arch linux, Ubuntu 12.04, Windows 7 & Windows 8 Adv Reply Page 1 of 2 12 Last Jump to page: Quick Navigation Installation & Upgrades Top

I just shut off and rebooted my computer, and now it has the 'error loading operating system.' I tried to follow what you said, but... "The most likely solution is that

No need to format my hard disk. This problem is related to the fact that XEN instances do not have /boot/grub/menu.lst in place. sendtomert View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by sendtomert 10-28-2012, 06:25 PM #10 Riothamus LQ Newbie Registered: Oct 2012 Posts: The software I used reported the disk geometry was incorrect and inisted on fixing it first.

Reason: We are called "LinuxQuestions" for a reason Herkes View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by Herkes 11-27-2013, 03:04 AM Download the boot info script. On many motherboards in the BIOS setting for your HD, it is set to AUTO.. check over here For details, please refer to the VMware KB 1026266 in below Solution section.

I manually forced it back to CHS, booted up, did a repair install with the TinyXP disk (for safety's sake), and updated all of the drivers. password topsecret # password --md5 $1$gLhU0/$aW78kHK1QfV3P2b2znUoe/ # password topsecret # # examples # # title Windows 95/98/NT/2000 # root (hd0,0) # makeactive # chainloader +1 # # title Linux # root Finally, it fix for my problem. Remove duplicate entries, leaving only the last one and change eth1 to eth0.

HTH some of you poor saps that got yourself into the same bind I did.. Originally Posted by Arachan As far as I know I need to reconfigure GRUB to boot to the correct partition, but I do not know how to do this. My SeedBox ZOOMS now, and I didn't have to reinstall/reconfigure everything! Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.

Follow this instructions(last part of the article): http://www.petri.co.il/physical-to-virtual-conversion-of-linux-servers-with-vmware-converter-bootcd.htm Some times we need to make additional changes on the VM after the conversion. Sorry, we couldn't post your feedback right now, please try again later. See here for more info on the boot info script. It's a good idea to compare checksums, because many installat… vSphere VMware HOW TO: Deploy and Install the VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 (VCSA 6.5) Article by: Andrew Hancock In this

How can I repair it?