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SCVMM error 3101

Posted on 2009-06-30
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Whenever i try to create a new virtual machine or do a P2V i constantly get a error 3101 stating that

VMM failed to mount the VHD file
internal error code: 0x80990c1d

Recommended Action: To check device manager/system devices to ensure that virtual server storage bus is installed and functional if not, install VHD mount component of virtaul server. Restart virtual disk service.

I have followed the above actions and all the things seems to be in place.

Any Suggestion will be highly appreciated.

Thanks

Inam

Email: Inam.haq@aku.edu

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by:plimpias
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It seems something is either missing or corrupt with SCVMM. I would repair the installation or reinstall if it does not work.
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by:jaweddeshmukh
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Nothing is missing with the install, it was a clean one. I have already tried a reinstall but to no avail.
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Are you trying to bring up the new VHD on a Hyper-V Failover Cluster?
Is the target path using a drive letter or a volume GUID?
Is the target volume SCSI, iSCSI, Fibre Channel, local disk?
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by:jaweddeshmukh
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There is no Hyper-V failover cluster involved.
The VHD is there on a Local Disk. (No shared storage is present)
I am trying to P2V on a physical host that is running Win server 2003, with Virtual Server 2005.
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No it is not an IBM SAN!
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However the issue got resolved, after I logged a support call in MS.

The resolution is as follows:
This issue appears if you try to use a Beta version of Hyper V with the latest version of SCVMM. The recommended procedure is to freshly install a server, apply all updates on it and then enable HyperV role on the server that is to be used as the hosting platform for virtualized machines.

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