ID #1091

twoGbMaxExtentFlat

example for twoGbMaxExtentFlat virtual Hardware version 4
 

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

# Extent description
RW 4193792 FLAT "test-f001.vmdk" 0
RW 4193792 FLAT "test-f002.vmdk" 0
RW 4193792 FLAT "test-f003.vmdk" 0
RW 2098688 FLAT "test-f004.vmdk" 0

# The Disk Data Base
#DDB

ddb.virtualHWVersion = "4"
ddb.geometry.cylinders = "913"
ddb.geometry.heads = "255"
ddb.geometry.sectors = "63"
ddb.adapterType = "lsilogic"

example for twoGbMaxExtentFlat virtual Hardware version 7

# Disk DescriptorFile
version=1
encoding="windows-1252"
CID=fffffffe
parentCID=ffffffff
isNativeSnapshot="no"
createType="twoGbMaxExtentFlat"

# Extent description
RW 4193792 FLAT "test-f001.vmdk" 0
RW 4193792 FLAT "test-f002.vmdk" 0
RW 4193792 FLAT "test-f003.vmdk" 0
RW 2098688 FLAT "test-f004.vmdk" 0

# The Disk Data Base
#DDB

ddb.virtualHWVersion = "7"
ddb.longContentID = "739cb8b8e33fa4eb6835ab69fffffffe"
ddb.uuid = "60 00 C2 91 00 21 b8 c9-8a e4 c8 1f 9a bf 3c 0e"
ddb.geometry.cylinders = "913"
ddb.geometry.heads = "255"
ddb.geometry.sectors = "63"
ddb.adapterType = "lsilogic"

 


note : green parameters are optional and can be skipped
"twoGbMaxExtentFlat" is a native Workstation format
also called "preallocated split" or "fixed split" or ...


Required files:
"test.vmdk"
"test-f001.vmdk"
"test-f002.vmdk"
"test-f003.vmdk"
"test-f004.vmdk



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


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