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GREGOO
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GPT Boot Disk in V5

I'm obviously having difficulties with a P2V of a Server2008R2 with a GPT boot disk. Will the GPT VMDK be bootable in a newly created Virtual in VMWare V5?

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Bala1182002
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Hi, I had the same issues when migrating w2k8 R2 into esxi 5 on my home lab, I had followed the following links which helped me running

http://serverfault.com/questions/310981/vcenter-converter-4-3-gpt-disks-or-converting-from-gtp-to-mb...

Thanks

Bala

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GREGOO
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Thanks. But I was looking for a simpler solution. I read that V5 supports gpt and will create gpt by default for new vm's. If so then can I create a new vm with an existing c: drive gpt vmdk and successfully boot (for a >2T data store). Thoughts?

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