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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 Re: " Error loading operating system" - P2V convertion of CentOS 5.3 Hulk007 Jun 3, 2010 10:17 AM (in response to Hulk007) Please some help is appreciated............... No need to format my hard disk. All rights reserved. http://digitalfishbowl.net/vmware-converter/vmware-converter-ubuntu-error-loading-operating-system.html

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Adv Reply February 4th, 2010 #6 presence1960 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Ubuntu addict and loving it Join Date Sep 2008 Location Philadelphia, PA Beans 5,193 DistroUbuntu 14.04 I'm using Ubuntu 9.10 and it was a fresh install. Customer had a number of physical servers and XEN instances that needed to be moved to the new vSphere environment. You'll get a response like "(hd0,1)".

Originally my XEN conversions were failing at 99% with FAILED: An error occurred during the conversion: ‘GrubInstaller::InstallGrub: Failed to read GRUB configuration from /mnt/p2v-src-root/boot/grub/menu.lst'. It could be because the disk path had changed, kernel modules are missing, or grub is not finding stuff. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know. That will tell you if your root password is correct.

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Before this, it had been running only WinXP for more than 2 years with no burp! Pl let me know if you need more info.Many thanks Ven 6236Views Tags: none (add) This content has been marked as final. I was in the same shape with a computer that I could get Gparted and DSL (Knoppix) up on, but could not get XP to load and run with the could I went into my BIOS setting (F2) and went through every single option on each tab, and didn't see a CHS/LBA anywere.

You need to restore GRUB to MBR of that disk. https://sites.google.com/site/mblyamaha/home/server/vmware/esxi/-error-loading-operating-system-after-p2v-linux Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 2. I then installed XP onto a second and third HDD both of which worked absolutely perfect. 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

Upload the CentOS ISO to a datastore in your virtual environment and attached it to the converted virtual machines CD/DVD drive. 3. http://digitalfishbowl.net/vmware-converter/vmware-converter-failed-at-98-unable-to-find-the-system-volume.html I booted via the live cd and at the prompt:sh-3.2# chroot /mnt/sysimageand then I typed df -H and the output is:Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on/dev/sda2 70 g 46g 21g Were you formatting /dev/sda1? this really helped me out.

Press to get a shell. What if rather than trying to use converter to convert tib > vm, you: 1. Thanks for the reply, device.map entry:(hd0) /dev/sdaThe file listing for /boot is attached via screenshots, pl refer and advice. http://digitalfishbowl.net/vmware-converter/vmware-converter-error-loading-operating-system-2003.html I downloaded Fedora 8 rescue CD ISO, Grub rescue CD ISO and a x86 System Rescue CD ISO.

Is this because something that XP did? Is it just because that's how your backups are currently done? Adv Reply February 3rd, 2010 #2 tommcd View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message I Ubuntu, Therefore, I Am Join Date Aug 2005 Location Philadelphia, PA, USA Beans 2,774 DistroLubuntu

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All rights reserved. Join Date Feb 2010 Location New Zealand Beans 76 DistroXubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot Re: "Error loading operating system" Yes, I tried that, it returned Code: sudo: grub-install: command not found Is Don't despair there is probably good news! Remove duplicate entries, leaving only the last one and change eth1 to eth0.

I would really appreciate any help, Thanks in advance, Arachan. To re-install GRUB type the following without quotes and press return, "grub-install /dev/sda". 7. Manually set it to LBA instead. weblink alternative=true ## alternative=false # alternative=true ## should update-grub lock alternative automagic boot options ## e.g.

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