26 avril 2013

[Release] VMware Converter 5.1, finally with GPT support!

After a long public beta test VMware has released an important update to its free Converter product: version 5.1.  Download Release Notes What's new Support for virtual machine hardware version 9 Guest operating system support for Microsoft Windows 8 and Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Guest operating system support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Support for virtual and physical machine sources with GUID Partition Table (GPT) disks Support for virtual and physical machine sources with Unified Extensible Firmware... [Lire la suite]
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23 août 2011

ESXi 5.0 partitions

In this article we will look at the partition layout of ESXi 5.0. A change from earlier ESXi 4.x is that the older MBR partitioning system is replaced with a GPT style partition table. The first five partitions are mandatory and consumes exactly 900 MB together, while the last two is not technically necessary. The first small partition is just for booting the system and locating the hypervisor image which could be on one of the next two partitions. The actual system image is located on the first 250 MB partition, formatted... [Lire la suite]
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16 septembre 2009

Partitioning your ESX host – part II

Voici ce qui nous préconise Duncan pour partitionner ESX 4 (vSphere) : A while back I published an article on partitioning your ESX host. This was based on 3.5, and of course with vSphere this has slightly changed. Let me start by quoting a section from the install and configure guide.You cannot define the sizes of the /boot, vmkcore, and /vmfs partitions when you use the graphical or text installation modes. You can define these partition sizes when you do a scripted installation. The ESX boot disk requires 1.25GB of free... [Lire la suite]
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