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I will try your suggest to run the convert "live", but I'm not a 100% sure that the password I have for the box is actually the root password. To prove that it is NOT a HDD fault and is only what is written to the HDD I cloned the 3rd HDD that was working perfectly back to 1st & which sometimes tries to use CHS which is incorrect for most modern computers. Password LinuxQuestions.org Member Success Stories Just spent four hours configuring your favorite program? his comment is here

to its original post-Vmware-converter import state) and need Linux gurus out there to walk me through figuring out how to get the partitions recognized so that whatever the OS is, it In my case /boot is located on /dev/sda1 , thus we'll mount this by mkdir /tmp/sda1 and mount /dev/sda1 /tmp/sda1 Now let's fix the boot sector by running grub grub-install -root-directory=/tmp/sda1 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 Main Menu LQ Calendar LQ Rules LQ Sitemap Site FAQ View New Posts View Latest Posts Zero Reply Threads LQ Wiki Most Wanted Jeremy's Blog Report LQ Bug Syndicate Latest https://communities.vmware.com/thread/270884?start=0&tstart=0

and then I choose hard disk that cause error and press enter. 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 Last edited by XavierP; 11-27-2013 at 03:41 AM. even installed Debian, FreeBSD, SuSE, made it all FAT32, nuked it, made NTFS, made it reiser,ext2, ext3 everything, NOTHING worked, I kept getting "error loading operating system" no matter what OS

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User contributions on this site are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0 International License. I tried using the steps in the first link you posted, and entered the command: sudo grub-setup -d /media/ubuntu/boot/grub -m /media/ubuntu/boot/grub/device.map /dev/sda This however returned: grub-setup: error: Cannot open `/media/ubuntu/boot/grub/device.map' The No that is not what I meant. https://sites.google.com/site/mblyamaha/home/server/vmware/esxi/-error-loading-operating-system-after-p2v-linux Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

did not change size of the drive). 0 LVL 27 Overall: Level 27 VMware 8 Linux 3 MS Server OS 3 Message Expert Comment by:Tolomir ID: 259000332009-11-24 2 thinks Simply beginning a wipe will eradicate the contents of MBR and several tracks following it. Attached is the screenshot, pl take a lookMany thanks kernel panic error.JPG 115.2 K Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions Go to original post Actions Remove from profile Feature on your Reboot and remove the bootable CD.

lockalternative=true ## lockalternative=false # lockalternative=false ## additional options to use with the default boot option, but not with the ## alternatives ## e.g. https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1397248 I went into my BIOS setting (F2) and went through every single option on each tab, and didn't see a CHS/LBA anywere. alternative=true ## alternative=false # alternative=true ## should update-grub lock alternative automagic boot options ## e.g. The time now is 06:18 AM.

In vSphere, when WiFi is powered on, I'm getting a message "error loading operating system" immediately after the VMware BIOS screen disappears. http://ndsman.net/vmware-error/vmware-error-loading-s-v00.php Very good of you to post this solution. If for some reason this process fails you can choose 'skip' and this step will be skipped and you will go directly to a command shell"I selected "CONTINUE"The next screen message: fiservguy Fedora 1 02-18-2005 11:11 AM "Operating system not found", problem with the motherboard/GRUB Loader maybe??

I can use it before restart go around and do I want to do. Before this, it had been running only WinXP for more than 2 years with no burp! Is that why GParted says /dev/sda1 is unknown? http://ndsman.net/vmware-error/vmware-error-loading-operating-system-debian.php Boot the Ubuntu Live CD/USB.

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 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 Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.

You have saved me so much bother it's unbelievable.

No need to format my hard disk. I downloaded Fedora 8 rescue CD ISO, Grub rescue CD ISO and a x86 System Rescue CD ISO. Nothing even attempts to load. ToBe View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by ToBe 03-28-2009, 02:58 PM #2 patillo LQ Newbie Registered: Mar 2009 Posts:

All rights reserved. To install GRUB2 boot the 9.10 Live CD , choose 'try ubuntu without any changes." When the desktop loads open a terminal and run Code: sudo mount /dev/sda2 /mnt This will vcbMC-1.0.6 BetavcbMC-1.0.7 Litehttp://www.no-x.org Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 3. check over here No Yes FAQ Forum Quick Links Unanswered Posts New Posts View Forum Leaders FAQ Contact an Admin Forum Community Forum Council FC Agenda Forum Governance Forum Staff Ubuntu Forums Code of

Choose "try ubuntu without any changes", when the desktop loads come back here and do the following: 1. sanlinnaing View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by sanlinnaing 11-27-2013, 02:48 AM #13 Herkes LQ Newbie Registered: Nov 2013 Posts: Share This Page Legend Correct Answers - 10 points Request unsuccessful. VMware CentOS, Error Loading Operating System, GRUB Loader, Linux, Linux P2V, Linux Rescue, Physical To Virtual, VMware, VMware P2V Error Loading Operating System, VMware vSphere Search Content Search for: Social Media