sum03sum
Enthusiast
Enthusiast

p2v conversion for oracle linux for esxi 6.5 u1 does not boot the VM

Hi,

I used the standalone converter 6.2 to do a p2v conversion from Oracle linux 6.9 to ESXI 6.5u1 VM, but my problem is , the VM does not boot.

Attaching the vmware.log file. Please suggest as to hwo i can fix this issue?

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admin
Immortal
Immortal

are you able to Power on VM Machine . if yes

Please share  screen shot and attach VMX file

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sumant1
Contributor
Contributor

yes , i'm able to power on . attaching the screenshot.

But this vm does not boot up.

Thanks,

Suma

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admin
Immortal
Immortal

Can you share VMX file to see Vm configuration and did you received any error message during P2V?

sum03sum
Enthusiast
Enthusiast

No error messages seen on the p2 v converter . attached is the vmx file.

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POCEH
VMware Employee
VMware Employee

If conversion completes without any errors then you should check in ESX forum about problems with VM.

sum03sum
Enthusiast
Enthusiast

The one concern I'm seeing rite now is the Oracle Linux is not in the support list of the P2V converter. But given that no errors reported by the converter, should that matter here though?

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admin
Immortal
Immortal

this is expected. Oracle Linux is not supported and has no reconfiguration specific code.

You will need to do that manually. Boot the VM with a live CD (preferable the installation one) and from there install GRUB and build the initrd image. Check also fstab file.

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