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partitionedDevice - used with boot camp on MAC

 

example for partitionedDevice


# Disk DescriptorFile
version=1
encoding="UTF-8"
CID=0615d5ec
parentCID=ffffffff
isNativeSnapshot="no"
createType="partitionedDevice"

# Extent description
RW 1 FLAT "Boot Camp-pt.vmdk" 0
RW 409639 ZERO
RW 763363328 ZERO
RW 264152 ZERO
RW 212736000 FLAT "/dev/disk0s3" 0 partitionUUID @partition:diskModel=ST9500420ASG,diskSerialNumber=5VJ68621,diskSize=500107862016,partSize=108920832000,partOffset=391187005440,partMediaUUID=9D2F3B63-E2EE-464C-846D-35313B4DC30A,partVolumeUUID=B8130528-0070-440A-A652-D49CDE973BE3
RW 48 ZERO

# The Disk Data Base
#DDB

ddb.adapterType = "ide"
ddb.geometry.biosSectors = "63"
ddb.geometry.biosHeads = "255"
ddb.geometry.biosCylinders = "1024"
ddb.geometry.sectors = "63"
ddb.geometry.heads = "16"
ddb.geometry.cylinders = "16383"
ddb.uuid = "60 00 C2 9b 72 d1 b5 24-c3 20 20 1e 0f f5 d3 42"
ddb.longContentID = "48fd65523d7e03e7797dcf790615d5ec"


 

"partitionedDevice"


Required files:

"Boot Camp.vmdk"
"Boot Camp-pt.vmdk"
/dev/disk0s3

"Boot Camp-pt.vmdk" is a copy of the MBR of the original disk.




 

Can be converted to other hosted formats with vmware-vdiskmanager
Can be imported  to ESX with vmware-vdiskmanager


Tags: bootcamp, partitionedDevice

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