Fixing error 33 on vmware 6.0


I have this error with the s.v00 file on vmware 6.0
I have tried to follow
... but I stil have an error.
According to the revocery console I'm  running esxi 6.0 update 3
As far as I can tell this package does not contain s.v00 but I have tried to copy it from update 2, but I still get the same error.
Any suggestion on how I proceed?
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Ajay ChananaMCSE-2003/08|RHCSA| VCP5/6 |vExpert2018Commented:
So you have validated as per Andrew article that your hardware support 6.0 as per HCL ?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Okay, the version of s,v00 *MUST* be the same as the current installation, otherwise the MD5 checksums will be different to the values in the installation file, and it WILL FAIL AGAIN and SHOW AS CORRUPTED.

Do you not have any other hosts at the same version you can copy if from...

otherwise your only other recovery option which may function is to RE-INSTALL ESXi making sure that you state Preserve VMFS and do not overwrite any VMFS partition found which contains your VMs.

another option if you select Shift-R do you get the option to rollback and BOOT an older version.

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jensskovAuthor Commented:
Right now I'm testing in VMware workstation.
Sadly I have to work on the original drive as my clones will not work. They just boot with
BANK5: invalid configuration
BANK6: not a VMware boot bank

But the original boot's fine. Except for the error 33 :-)
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
You have not cloned it correctly.

Your options are as follows:-

1. replace the correct s.v00 file. from the version you are using.
2. try rollback Shift-R at BOOT.
3. Re-install and Upgrade
4. Re-install from scratch.
jensskovAuthor Commented:
I will try to do the rollback and reapply updates.
I do not have any other hosts on version 6.
Should I do the rollback in the server og can I test it on VMware Workstation?
jensskovAuthor Commented:
Yes, you must be right. I have tried to clone twice with the usbit and HDDRawCopy.
jensskovAuthor Commented:
I ended up taking it from scratch. I should have done that at once :-)
Thank you for you time!
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Sometimes it is quicker to re-install from scratch, than repair, it very much depends on how complex and environment you have!
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