Linux forum

Question

Oracle linux server cannot startup after virtualized

by hples2016 / September 22, 2016 9:28 PM PDT

Hi everyone,

I did virtualization my physical machine which isrunning under Oracle linux server 6.4. Then I created virtal server on Virtualbox, howerver my Oracle linux serer could not startup. I did the following steps to vitualize:
- Convert physical machines by VMware Vcenter Converter Standalone client 5.5.3. Export it to vmdk files.
- Create virtual machine on Virtualbox 5.1.2, then start Oracle Linux server 6.4.
Oracle Linux Serer could not startup.
Note that I'm successful when runing these vmdk file on VMware ESXi.

Pls see error.

Code:
00:00:12.659303 PIIX3 ATA: Ctl#0: RESET, DevSel=0 AIOIf=1 CmdIf0=0xc4 (-1 usec ago) CmdIf1=0xc4 (-1 usec ago)
00:00:12.659425 PIIX3 ATA: Ctl#0: finished processing RESET
00:00:12.664687 PIIX3 ATA: Ctl#1: RESET, DevSel=0 AIOIf=0 CmdIf0=0xc4 (-1 usec ago) CmdIf1=0x00 (-1 usec ago)
00:00:12.664801 PIIX3 ATA: Ctl#1: finished processing RESET
00:00:12.880628 PIIX3 ATA: LUN#0: disk read error (rc=VERR_VD_VMDK_INVALID_FORMAT iSector=0x960a0 cSectors=0x8)
00:00:12.883083 PIIX3 ATA: LUN#0: disk read error (rc=VERR_VD_VMDK_INVALID_FORMAT iSector=0x960a0 cSectors=0x8)
00:00:12.893981 PIIX3 ATA: LUN#2: disk read error (rc=VERR_VD_VMDK_INVALID_FORMAT iSector=0xbca20a0 cSectors=0x8)
00:00:12.895059 PIIX3 ATA: LUN#0: disk read error (rc=VERR_VD_VMDK_INVALID_FORMAT iSector=0x960a0 cSectors=0x8)
If you need more information, pls let me know.
Pls help me.

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Oracle linux server cannot startup after virtualized
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Oracle linux server cannot startup after virtualized
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

All Answers

Collapse -
Answer
In such cases forget that path and take the long path.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 23, 2016 9:13 AM PDT

The path you took is a shortcut to avoid creating a VM of an existing system.

I did NOT research those errors as you would do that.

But when the shortcut fails you create your VM the long way. You install the OS of choice to the VM then install apps and data as required.

Collapse -
Answer
VMWare specific problem
by James Denison / September 24, 2016 8:04 AM PDT

Why haven't you consulted them? Also, are you trying to run a 64 bit system virtualized under a 32 bit server program? That might account for the "format" errors.

Popular Forums
icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

CNET FORUMS TOP DISCUSSION

Help, my PC with Windows 10 won't shut down properly

Since upgrading to Windows 10 my computer won't shut down properly. I use the menu button shutdown and the screen goes blank, but the system does not fully shut down. The only way to get it to shut down is to hold the physical power button down till it shuts down. Any suggestions?