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March 14, 2009  1:40 PM

VM Converter – FAILED: A general system error occurred: The file is too big for the filesystem



Posted by: Jason Tramer
ESX, FAILED: A general system error occurred: The file is too big for the filesystem, VM Converter, VMFS, vmware

I recently got this error while trying to P2V a server. The reason? On default settings when setting up a VMFS volume (block size 1) the maximum size of a virtual disk is 256 GB's. Now what can you do to fix this? Well sad answer is you can reformat you VMFS volume with a different block...

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