VMWARE Disk chain is not consistent: The file specified is not a virtual disk (0xf00003ebf).

When I try to run the "vmware-vdiskmanager.exe-and E: \ VM_IRPF_X \ IRPF_00.vmdk" get message:
"Disk chain is not consistent: The file specified is not a virtual disk (0xf00003ebf)."

What is it?
The file descriptor is:

  Disk DescriptorFile
version = 1
encoding = "windows-1252"
CID = FFFFFFFE
parentCID = ffffffff
isNativeSnapshot = "no"
CreateType = "twoGbMaxExtentSparse"

# Extent description
RW 4192256 SPARSE "IRPF_00_001.vmdk"
RW 4192256 SPARSE "IRPF_00_002.vmdk"
RW 4192256 SPARSE "IRPF_00_003.vmdk"
RW 4192256 SPARSE "IRPF_00_004.vmdk"
RW 4192256 SPARSE "IRPF_00_005.vmdk"
RW 4192256 SPARSE "IRPF_00_006.vmdk"
RW 4192256 SPARSE "IRPF_00_007.vmdk"
RW 4192256 SPARSE "IRPF_00_008.vmdk"
RW 4192256 SPARSE "IRPF_00_009.vmdk"
RW 4192256 SPARSE "IRPF_00_010.vmdk"
RW 4192256 SPARSE "IRPF_00_011.vmdk"
RW 4192256 SPARSE "IRPF_00_012.vmdk"
RW 4192256 SPARSE "IRPF_00_013.vmdk"
RW 4192256 SPARSE "IRPF_00_014.vmdk"
RW 4192256 SPARSE "IRPF_00_015.vmdk"
RW 4192256 SPARSE "IRPF_00_016.vmdk"
RW 4192256 SPARSE "IRPF_00_017.vmdk"
RW 4192256 SPARSE "IRPF_00_018.vmdk"
RW 4192256 SPARSE "IRPF_00_019.vmdk"
RW 4192256 SPARSE "IRPF_00_020.vmdk"
RW 40960 SPARSE "IRPF_00_021.vmdk"
RW 40960 SPARSE "IRPF_00_022.vmdk"
RW 40960 SPARSE "IRPF_00_023.vmdk"

# The Disk Data Base
# DDB

ddb.adapterType = "ide"
ddb.geometry.cylinders = "16383"
ddb.geometry.heads = "16"
ddb.geometry.sectors = "63"
# ddb.longContentID = "fdaa237d63dcce39d68cc0d5fffffffe"
# ddb.uuid = "60 00 90 C2 5b-5f e7 9d 09 05 6c 6c 44 3c 5d d2"
ddb.virtualHWVersion = "8"
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
something is corrupted with the snapshot chain.

it can be fixed, but there may be corruption in the disk.

see these articles

http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1007969
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Luciano PatrãoICT Senior Infraestructure  Engineer  Commented:
Hi

This is what VMware version?

Check document provided by hanccocka

You may need to edit one by one and check all CID and parentCID for each vmdk. If there is some inconsistence information(wrong parentCID ) you may need to change for the right one.

Note:

CID is always the current vmdk
parentCID  is always the previous vmdk

A second vmdk is alwyas the child.

Hope this can help

Jail
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
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