Failed to read configuration file. I actually was referring to the "Clean Up Disks" menu item, which I confused with the compact options. Right-click on the thumbnail image for the VM or hold down the Ctr key while clicking on the thumbnail image for the VM. Right-click on the VMware Fusion icon opened in the Dock. check over here
Contact the Help Desk for further assistance. Everything virtual. I was prompted that I cannot make changes to the VM's HDD if there were any snapshots so (cringe) I removed them all. Once complete, I disconnected the original disk and verified the cloned disk booted successfully and that I could my regular tasks. https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2034362
Since this has not occurred, the only thing I can think is that the problem lies with Fusion.I have searched around, and have not come up with anybody else experiencing this Does not work with Linux VMs. I've had to just restart my work from the base VMs.... The vmware compaction eliminates all-zero sectors from the vmdk sparse files.
Now when I try to create a new VM, I get File Not Found. Back to top #9 Zenith432 Posted 25 January 2015 - 09:17 PM Zenith432 InsanelyMac Legend Developers 633 posts Gender:Male I have a worse problem which is that when I try to You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Vmware File Not Found Mac The bash script only wipes free allocation blocks, but not metadata.
Compact only seems to work for filing systems such as NTFS and FAT32. This Virtual Machine Requires Avx2 But Avx Is Not Present. This Virtual Machine Cannot Be Powered On When compressing a vmdk, it eliminates sectors only if they're all zero. Why are only passwords hashed? I remember using Erase Free Space when the VMDK was at around 55GB, and it ended up filling the entire thing...
more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed Vmware Fusion File Not Found Mac Back to top #2 Zenith432 Posted 01 October 2013 - 08:31 AM Zenith432 InsanelyMac Legend Developers 633 posts Gender:Male You need to zero unused sectors before compressing. Incidentally, Workstation has that ability (Deep Freeze) built in, just set the VMDKs to non-persistent. My problem is there are these snapshots that are in the virtual machine directories that are always there.
I tried powering the VM off and closing VMWare, but when I restarted it the VM showed a 40GB HDD (even though the settings showed it at 80). The time now is 12:52 AM. This Virtual Machine Requires Avx2 But Avx Is Not Present If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. This Virtual Machine Requires Avx2 But Avx Is Not Present Vmware Thanks for the tip about vmware-toolbox-cmd.
I guess not enough patience is my problem? check my blog My problem is I don't know which files that I actually need when saving these snapshots. in any way. To restore, I copied:from --> BACKUP/Users/John/Documents/Virtual Machines/Windows XP Home Edition.vmwarevmto --> MacHD/Users/John/Documents/Virtual Machines/Windows XP Home Edition.vmwarevmFrom Fusion, I opened the Windows XP Home Edition VM, only to get the error:"File not Error While Loading This Virtual Machine's Policies Vmdb Failure
I had even removed Fusion from the Mac to try to fix it, but apparently there are some config/settings files that remain behind. The bash script only wipes free allocation blocks, but not metadata. I needed to increase it (and have the space), so I powered down the VM and tried to change the HDD size. http://prcflow.com/virtual-machine/this-virtual-machine-appears-to-be-in-use-take-ownership.html Back to top #7 besweeet Posted 03 October 2013 - 01:44 PM besweeet InsanelyMac Geek Members 186 posts Gender:Male I use Disk Utility to "Erase Free Space", select your virtual hard
The vmware compaction eliminates all-zero sectors from the vmdk sparse files. Failed To Start The Virtual Machine (error -18) vmware share|improve this question asked Mar 21 '15 at 20:09 brown1001 11 What did you delete - only the VM image (the one inside the Windows VM package) or Incapsula incident ID: 275001310078136133-77830876210333744 Request unsuccessful.
If you are an employee, please PM VMwareTech or alytle for verification instructions and we will add it to yours as well! Puzzler - which spacecraft(s) (actually) incorporated wooden structural elements? How do I fix my problem so I can install a more recent Windows VM? Failed To Start The Virtual Machine Error 18 This is not a Time Machine backup; just a straight backup of the entire VM using SuperDuper (part of my nightly backup routine).
For Linux, can use a bash command like in post #2 above. This site is not affiliated with or endorsed by Apple Inc. Edit: note that it is not perfect, because there's some discarded space inside HFS metadata - like free inodes and such that are no longer used - but will not be http://prcflow.com/virtual-machine/vsphere-ha-cannot-reset-this-virtual-machine.html Back to top #5 besweeet Posted 01 October 2013 - 02:53 PM besweeet InsanelyMac Geek Members 186 posts Gender:Male quit terminal, shutdown the virtual machine, and run the VMware compact on
On Windows there's a tool called sdelete that can be used with -z switch to wipe free space to zero. I've searched the net for the popup, and it's mentioned but I couldn't find a solution.What I do is compact the vmdk from the command line. Reply With Quote Quick Navigation MAC Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Center For Disease Control Security News / Warnings / Updates Preventative Now, when I try to start the VM, I get the dreaded message: "File not found: Windows XP Professional.vmdk.
Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions Go to original post Actions Remove from profile Feature on your profile More Like This Retrieving data ... Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 3. Aug 11, 2013 1:50 AM (in response to poulos) It looks like the latest files are missing. I have been using Fusion for years now, in exactly the same way, and I am really puzzled how this could have occurred so suddenly.
Share This Page Legend Correct Answers - 10 points Request unsuccessful. Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]autowikibot 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children) Deep Freeze (software): Deep Freeze, by Faronics, is an application available for the Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and SUSE Linux As you can see the file in question is there.Any ideas?
I don't know of Linux tools to wipe free space other than the bash method.