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ESXi, shared storage, opening guest on a diff host?

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Ive got two ESXi servers.. a 5.1 and a 5.5, I setup the 5.5 to temporarily run the guests while the 5.1 servers is being upgraded.  Both have root access to the NFS share housing 6 guest vm's.  I took a test vm, shut it down, browsed the datastore on the 5.5 server and added the test vm to inventory.  It succeeded, but it fails to boot because no boot device found.  

This should work right, I mean with the myriad of vmware licensing issues I should be able to do this right?
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