ID #1098

fullDevice

example for fullDevice

 

# Disk DescriptorFile
version=1
CID=54bcc741
parentCID=ffffffff
createType="fullDevice"

# Extent description
RW 156296385 FLAT "\\.\PhysicalDrive0" 0

# The Disk Data Base
#DDB
ddb.virtualHWVersion = "6"
ddb.geometry.cylinders = "9729"
ddb.geometry.heads = "255"
ddb.geometry.sectors = "63"
ddb.geometry.biosCylinders = "9729"
ddb.geometry.biosHeads = "255"
ddb.geometry.biosSectors = "63"
ddb.adapterType = "lsilogic"
ddb.toolsVersion = "0"

 

 


note : green parameters are optional and can be skipped
note : to change virtual hardware version simply edit the value - and eventually remove
parameters that do not exist in this example

"fullDevice"



physical disk used by Workstation

Required files:

"test.vmdk"
PhysicalDrive0

VMserver 2 can handle this format but it no longer can create it.

VMserver 1 can handle and create this format.


 

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


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