Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Unable to find the system volume, reconfiguration is not possible

Posted on 2013-06-11
9
Medium Priority
?
2,023 Views
Last Modified: 2015-02-08
I'm trying to clone a Windows 2008 server. In the past server was loaded on this computer twice. I believe it was reinstalled at some point which maybe causing the issue. Everything I try to convert it, it fails at 97% with  Unable to find the system volume, reconfiguration is not possible. I try to boot the virtual but it blue screens. I've tried everything from modifying the boot with bcdedit  on the virtual to using windows 7 to inspect the startup and nothing has worked. Below is the output of BCD Edit from the source physical PC. Please let me know if you have any suggestions. Also, if you need additional info please let me know. I appreciate any help provided.

I used converter 5.0

Thank You,
Paul





C:\Windows\system32>bcdedit /enum

Windows Boot Manager
--------------------
identifier              {bootmgr}
device                  unknown
description             Windows Boot Manager
locale                  en-US
inherit                 {globalsettings}
default                 {e17917dd-c8fe-11e0-87c1-d16aa8c1cf3a}
resumeobject            {e17917dc-c8fe-11e0-87c1-d16aa8c1cf3a}
displayorder            {current}
toolsdisplayorder       {memdiag}
timeout                 30

Windows Boot Loader
-------------------
identifier              {current}
device                  partition=C:
path                    \Windows\system32\winload.exe
description             Windows Vista/Windows Server 2008
locale                  en-US
inherit                 {bootloadersettings}
osdevice                partition=C:
systemroot              \Windows
resumeobject            {e4553c39-cdb6-11e0-b90f-806e6f6e6963}
nx                      OptIn

C:\Windows\system32>
0
Comment
Question by:webiis
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
9 Comments
 
LVL 124
ID: 39239489
have you tried the latest 5.1


HOW TO:  Synchronize changes when completing a P2V or V2V with VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.1

HOW TO:  P2V, V2V for FREE - VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.1

also our you performing a standard conversion, with no changes, e.g. drive sizes, install vmware tools etc

at 97% it's performing some Customization, which you've asked it to do maybe?
0
 

Author Comment

by:webiis
ID: 39239615
Only change is making the drive size smaller. Nothing else.
0
 
LVL 47

Expert Comment

by:noxcho
ID: 39240494
How does the source configuration look? Can you take a screen shot of Windows Disk Management on source machine and post it here?
0
When ransomware hits your clients, what do you do?

MSPs: Endpoint security isn’t enough to prevent ransomware.
As the impact and severity of crypto ransomware attacks has grown, Webroot fought back, not just by building a next-gen endpoint solution capable of preventing ransomware attacks but also by being a thought leader.

 

Author Comment

by:webiis
ID: 39241524
attachment of drives
drive.bmp
0
 
LVL 124
ID: 39241579
complete a conversion with changing the size.
0
 

Author Comment

by:webiis
ID: 39241603
tried both
0
 
LVL 47

Expert Comment

by:noxcho
ID: 39241810
The drive configuration looks ok. Try to do P2V Copy woth Hard Disk Manager 12 by Paragon. I never had any problem with it doing conversion.
http://www.paragon-software.com/small-business/hdm-business/
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
webiis earned 0 total points
ID: 40587195
I removed all peripherals and it completed successfully. Network card etc.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:webiis
ID: 40596682
I solved my own issue.
0

Featured Post

Vote for the Most Valuable Expert

It’s time to recognize experts that go above and beyond with helpful solutions and engagement on site. Choose from the top experts in the Hall of Fame or on the right rail of your favorite topic page. Look for the blue “Nominate” button on their profile to vote.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

If your vDisk VHD file gets deleted from the image store accidentally or on purpose, you won't be able to remove the vDisk from the PVS console. There is a known workaround that is solid.
August and September have been big months for VMware—from VMworld last month to our new Course of the Month in VMware Professional - Data Center Virtualization. We reached out to Andrew Hancock, resident VMware vExpert, to have a more in-depth discu…
This course is ideal for IT System Administrators working with VMware vSphere and its associated products in their company infrastructure. This course teaches you how to install and maintain this virtualization technology to store data, prevent vuln…
There are cases when e.g. an IT administrator wants to have full access and view into selected mailboxes on Exchange server, directly from his own email account in Outlook or Outlook Web Access. This proves useful when for example administrator want…

916 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question