ID #1090

twoGbMaxExtentSparse

example for twoGbMaxExtentSparse virtual Hardware version 4 


# Disk DescriptorFile
version=1
CID=fffffffe
parentCID=ffffffff
createType="twoGbMaxExtentSparse"

# Extent description
RW 4192256 SPARSE "test-s001.vmdk"
RW 4192256 SPARSE "test-s002.vmdk"
RW 4192256 SPARSE "test-s003.vmdk"
RW 1759232 SPARSE "test-s004.vmdk"

# The Disk Data Base
#DDB

ddb.virtualHWVersion = "4
ddb.geometry.cylinders = "14222"
ddb.geometry.heads = "16"
ddb.geometry.sectors = "63"
ddb.adapterType = "ide"


"twoGbMaxExtentSparse"

is a native Workstation format

Required files:
"test.vmdk"
"test-s001.vmdk"
"test-s002.vmdk"
"test-s003.vmdk"
"test-s004.vmdk"


Can be imported to ESX with vmkfstools
Can be exported from ESX with vmkfstools

As this format is split into 2 Gb files it can easily be stored on DVDs and Fat32


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