Vmware - unable to obtain hardware information for the selected machine converter

Posted on 2012-08-16
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Last Modified: 2012-09-10
I'm trying to use vmware standalone converter 5.0 and converted around 20 linux boxes, but when I try these last 2 boxes, I'm getting the following error message, when I try to view the source details.

unable to obtain hardware information for the selected machine converter

Anybody knows the issue?
Question by:mokkan
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I just found out that these boxes has raw device mapped and running on XEN virtualization. What is the best way to convert? These are production boxes.
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVE earned 2000 total points
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I would be looking for a Xen to VMware converter. What do you mean that these are production boxes? I you want to migrate them, you need at least some down time.

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thank  you

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